2017 Stormwater Victoria Conference
Wednesday 3 May 2017
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Stormwater Victoria invites you to attend a Breakfast Seminar on Wednesday 22nd March to launch to the new WSUD Asset Management Guidelines. The event will be held in the Multipurpose Room at The Community Hub at the Dock, 107 Victor Harbour Promenade, Docklands.
Join Stormwater Victoria, Melbourne Water and the Waterway Ecosystem Research Group for this informative Breakfast Seminar which will focus on overcoming the challenges of WSUD asset management and maintenance. The event will be jam-packed with expert speakers covering the following topics:
Special Guest Introduction
Professor Tim Fletcher, University of Melbourne
Latest Research Findings on Local Government Maintenance of WSUD Assets in Melbourne
Andrew Thomas, University of Melbourne
International Insights on WSUD Maintenance from Recent 'On The Ground' Research Conducted in Europe
Nina Cossais, University of Lyon
Introduction of Melbourne Water-funded WSUD Asset Audit Guidelines and Living Rivers Asset Audit
Michael Godfrey, Melbourne Water
An Overview of the new WSUD Asset Audit Guidelines developed by Melbourne Water and Stormwater Victoria
Dr Dale Brown, E2Designlab
Melbourne Water Living Rivers WSUD Asset Audit: Overview of Findings
Harry Virahsawmy, Alluvium
Following the conclusion of presentations, a panel discussion session will also provide the audience an opportunity to have their questions answered by industry-leading experts.
The overarching aim of the session will be to improve all participants' understanding and capacity in the management and maintenance of WSUD assets.
The event will specifically provide attendees with:
An understanding of recent research findings regarding WSUD asset management and maintenanceAn overview of the newly-released WSUD Asset Audit Guidelines developed by Stormwater Victoria and Melbourne WaterAn overview of the findings from the recent audit of 95 WSUD assets across Greater Melbourne that have been supported or part funded by Melbourne Water Living Rivers ProgramAn opportunity to discuss, share insights and ask questions around WSUD asset management and maintenance approaches with industry peers and expertsAn opportunity to build and strengthen networks with other industry practitioners involved in WSUD asset management and maintenance
The Seminar will be relevant to water industry practitioners with an interest in WSUD asset management, condition auditing, maintenance and associated processes including:
Asset ManagersMaintenance Coordinators/SupervisorsDrainage EngineersEnvironmental/Water Resource Managers/StrategistsLandscape Architects Related professions, from local government, water authorities, consultants, researchers and the development.
Date, Venue and Registration
Wednesday, 22nd March 2017
7:45 am - 10:30 am
Multipurpose Room, Community Hub at The Dock, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands 3008 (This venue is a short tram ride or walk from Southern Cross Station)
Stormwater Victoria Member - $88 (Incl. GST)
Non- Member - $110 (Incl. GST)
To register: CLICK HERE