Engineers Australia National Conferences

The National Events Team for Engineers Australia works in consultation with College Boards, National Committees, National Panels, Technical Societies and Special Interest Groups as well as with internal stakeholders to deliver over 50-60 international and national conferences, more than 50 award programs including 5 gala awards, the national eminent speaker series', seminars and SIG events.

It's conference program averages 20 conferences a year, ranging from annual conferences of 80-150 managed in-house through to major international congresses of more than a 1000 delegates. It works in partnership with other kindred bodies such as IEEE and seeks to further the engineering profession by delivering high level CPD to its members and associates through exceptional meeting management. Events are managed internally as well as with professional conference organisers.

Contact information

For further information on the program, or to obtain more details on a particular event, please contact the National Events Manager, Mirerva Holmes via nationalevents@engineersaustralia.org.au.

Engineers Australia National Convention 2014

Convention 2014 will be the largest engineering event ever held in the southern hemisphere.

Convention will bring together all areas of the engineering profession, with national and international keynote speakers exposing delegates to megatrends and thought leadership that will influence the future direction of engineering in Australia.

Over the five-day convention, delegates will have the opportunity to access six distinctive conferences:

When: 24 - 28 November  2014
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, VIC
Website: www.convention2014.org.au

 

23rd Australasian Software Engineering Conference  (ASWEC 2014)

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The 23rd Australasian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC) will be held on April 7 - 10 April 2014 at the Vibe Hotel, Milson’s Point, Sydney. The conference will be co-located with the Working IEEE/IFP Conference on Software Architecture.

Established in 1986, ASWEC is a leading technical forum for the exchange of peer-reviewed research outcomes and industry best-practice in software engineering. It attracts a wide range of participants including software engineering researchers, practitioners and educators for across Australia, its regional neighbours, and from other international locations. The overall programme will provide numerous opportunities for academic and industry participants to interact with and learn from each other.

When: 7 - 10 April 2014
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website: www.aswec2014.org

 

ACI Connect - Automation / Control / Instrumentation (ACI Connect 2014)

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ACI Connect is Australia's new conference and exhibition focused on Automation, Control and Instrumentation technology, efficiencies and applications.

When: 9 - 10 April 2014
Where: Melbourne, VIC
Website: www.aciconnect.com.au


Conference on Railway Excellence 2014 (CORE 2014)

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The 2014 conference theme, Rail Transport for a Vital Economy, highlights technological and other industry developments which are increasing and enhancing the effectiveness of rail in supporting economic development and wellbeing around the world – promoting a global economy which reflects the vital importance of rail transport technology in achieving efficient use of our wealth and resources.

When: 5 - 7 May 2014
Where: Adelaide, SA
Website: www.core2014.org


National Manufacturing Week 2014 (NMW 2014)

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National Manufacturing Week (NMW) offers a unique opportunity for suppliers of manufacturing technology equipment, technology and services to showcase their innovative and internationally leading products to senior decision-makers and specifiers from Australia’s manufacturing industry.

When: 13 - 16 May 2014
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:  www.nationalmanufacturingweek.com.au


RISK 2014 Conference

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Registration now open & preliminary program available

Following on from our successful biennial conferences RISK 2010 - Melbourne and Risk 2012 - Newcastle, the Executive Committee of Risk Engineering Society (RES) invites you and your colleagues to attend our RISK 2014 Conference on 28-30 May 2014, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. RES a technical society of Engineers Australia, provides national leadership and actively contributes to the effective management of risk in the workplace and community. This conference compliments our other activities that include technical meetings, symposia and liaising with interested organisations.

We place special focus on risk issues associated with construction, design, safe plant operation and management. So the RISK 2014 Conference will provide an ideal setting for a wide range of practitioners dealing with uncertainty in management and engineering. Delegates can network with peers, exchange ideas, learn from practical case studies, and explore emerging risk management strategies.

When: 28 - 30 May 2014
Where: Brisbane, QLD
Website: www.engineersaustralia.org.au/risk-2014-conference

 

IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2014)

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The 2014 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) will be held in the beautiful city of Sydney, Australia from 10-14 June 2014. Themed "Communications: The Centrepoint of the Digital Economy," this flagship conference of IEEE Communications Society will feature a comprehensive technical program including twelve symposia and a number of tutorials and workshops. IEEE ICC 2014 will also include an exceptional expo program including keynote speakers and an industry forum & exhibition.

When:  10 - 14 June 2014 
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website: icc2014.ieee-icc.org/
 

International Symposium on Hydraulic Structures 2014 (ISHS 2014)

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11th National Conference on Hydraulics in Civil Engineering & 5th International Symposium on Hydraulic Structures

The National Committee on Water Engineering is delighted to invite you to the 11th National Conference on Hydraulics in Civil Engineering, which will be co-hosted with the 5th International Symposium on Hydraulic Structures (ISHS 2014), and will take place on 25-27 June 2014, in Brisbane, Australia.

Under the overall theme of Hydraulic Structures and Society – Engineering Challenges and Extremes, the conference will focus on the role of hydraulic structures in meeting the challenge of extreme events while addressing the requirements imposed by our growing population, the environment, agriculture, industry, and tourism for the current and future generations. Innovation driven by necessity is a constant feature within this context, and we invite you to share your engineering challenges and successes at the ISHS 2014.

When: 25 – 27 June 2014
Where: Brisbane, QLD
Website: www.engineersaustralia.org.au/ishs-2014

 

OptoElectronics and Communications Conference and Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (OECC/ACOFT 2014)

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Conference key dates

OECC/ACOFT is a co-location of the 19th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC) and the 39th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT). The OECC, established in 1996, is an annual conference which publishes proceedings and scientific research articles as a result of its conferences. OECC has conducted annual meetings since its establishment up to the present year. With an international scope, the areas of focus for the OECC are annual meetings in the Asia Pacific region, centered on the optoelectronics and optical communications profession. The function of the meetings are to report, discuss, exchange, and generate ideas which advance the disciplines of optoelectronics and optical communications. Communicating current and future applications related to these disciplines are also a function of these meetings.

When: 6 - 10 July 2014
Where: Melbourne, VIC
Website: www.oecc-acoft-2014.org

  

Australiasian Structural Engineering Conference 2014 (ASEC 2014)

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ASEC 2014 is scheduled for July 2014 in Auckland, NZ.  This is Australasia's premier structural engineering conference, and I have no doubt that ASEC 2014 will continue the ASEC tradition and the fine example set by ASEC 2012 in Perth.

The conference is being organised jointly by SESOC (Structural Engineering Society in NZ) and Structural College of Engineers Australia, with support from IPENZ (Institution of Professional Engineers of NZ). The conference will provide a unique environment to facilitate discussion and debate between New Zealand and Australian colleagues, as well as other participants from around the world.

The attached call for papers provides an excellent introduction to what will be a world class conference. Further information is available from the conference website (www.asec2014.org.nz - readily located by searching the web for ASEC 2014), including a more extensive list of conference topics:

  • Engineering projects – sustainability, innovation.
  • Excellence in engineering education – the journey
  • Forensic engineering, ethics & disaster management
  • Safe design of structures – what does it mean?
  • Cutting edge research
  • Assessment & maintenance of old structures
  • The dynamic and quasi-static loading of structures
  • Soil-structure interaction
  • Regulation – getting the balance right
  • World standard structural engineering business
When: 9 - 11 July 2014 (Christchurch post-earthquake field trip: 12 July 2014)
Where: Auckland, NZ
Website:  www.asec2014.org.nz

 

Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference 2014 (ABEC 2014)

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Call for abstracts and registration are now open

The organising committee of Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference (ABEC) 2014 is pleased to announce ABEC 2014 will be held in Canberra, Australia from 20 - 22 August 2014.

The conference will be held at the National Convention Centre, 31 Constitution Ave Canberra ACT.

The organising committee is also pleased announce that the call for abstracts is open and encourage you to submit an abstract to present at this year’s conference.

Registration is also open and you are able to register online or by downloading an editable PDF registration form to complete and return via email.

The conference website  is available with all the detail regarding call for abstracts, registration, provisional program and more.

When: 20 - 22 August 2014
Where: Canberra, ACT
Website: www.abec2014.iamevents.com.au
 

15th Australasian Tunnelling Conference 2014 (ATS 2014)

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The 15th Australasian Tunnelling Society (ATS) Triennial Conference will be held in Australia’s largest city, Sydney. The organisers of this popular series recognise the industry’s fast evolution and advances in underground space engineering; the larger tunnel boring machines are only one example of such progression. Other areas of underground engineering have become highly sophisticated over recent years, but continue to present less of a profile.

This conference is the industry’s opportunity to share in the knowledge, share project and application experiences and provide you the opportunity to hear what others have to say. Case studies that show real-world applications and the implementation of new technologies are at the foreground of our industry and help us to continue on the path of evolution.

When:  17 - 19 September 2014
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website: www.atstunnellingconference2014.com

 

Chemeca 2014 - Processing Excellence; Powering Our Future (CHEMECA 2014)

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Chemeca is an annual conference for the Australian and New Zealand community of chemical and process engineers and industrial chemists who come together to discuss latest developments in the field, recognise outstanding achievement and share lessons learned.

When:  28 Sept - 1 Oct 2014
Where: Perth, WA
Website: www.icheme.org/chemeca2014

 

Australian Conference on Control 2014 (AUCC 2014)

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The 2014 Australian Conference on Control will be held on 17-18 November 2014 in Canberra at the campus of the Australian National University. Since 2011, AUCC has brought together researchers, students and control engineers from industry and Government organisations in the field of control and systems theory providing a forum to present a breadth of research activities and industry practice to a dynamic and varied audience.

When:  17 - 18 Nov 2014
Where: Canberra, ACT
Website: www.aucc.org.au/AUCC2014/

 

2014 Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE 2014)

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Many countries are facing unprecedented economic conditions. Engineering and technology skills are of immense value to ensure countries can sustain and develop their international competitive advantage. Against this we’re facing a decline in young people who wish to pursue engineering careers at differing entry levels.

The theme Engineering the Knowledge Economy: Collaboration, Engagement & Employability wishes to challenge the education, industry and government sectors to develop a cohesive, systemic process that enables learners to engage and develop into world class engineers.

 
When:  08 - 10 Dec 2014
Where: Wellington, New Zealand
Website: www.aaee2014.org/page.php?1
 

7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics 2014 (ICEG 2014)

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Conference key dates

The International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), TC 215 Environmental Geotechnics is pleased to announce that the 7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics (ICEG2014).

When:  11 - 14 November 2014
Where:  Melbourne, VIC
Website: www.7iceg2014.com

 

Mining Electrical & Mining Mechanical Society Convention 2015 (MEMMES 2015)

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The MEMMES Organising committee invites you to the 2015 Convention, to be held at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley on Friday 27 - 28 March 2015.

MEMMES has been and continues to be the major organisation for mining engineers throughout Australia, endeavouring to help in keeping engineers abreast of technological advancements in the industry.

For this convention a diverse range of papers have been assembled to be presented by recognised experts in their respective fields.These papers range from Engineers, Update of Standards, The Department of Industry and Investment and Electrical and Mechanical Suppliers.

An alternate programme will be organised for the partners on friday and saturday morning.

The Committee believes that they have organised papers and exhibitors that are appropriate for this occasion and invite all engineers and their families to participate and help make this conference a success.

When: 27 - 28 March 2015
Where: Hunter Valley, NSW
Website: www.engineersaustralia.org.au/memmes-2015


22nd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2015)

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The 22nd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2015) will be held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney from 27 – 29 April 2015 right after ICASSP 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.

Sydney is the capital of New South Wales and is graced with one of the most beautiful harbors in the world.  Sydney is known for its harbor lifestyle and fantastic beaches, which contribute to a relaxed atmosphere that pervades the city.  It is an ideal place for scientists and engineers from around the world to gather and share their ideas.Telecommunications networks are advancing to a new era to support the unprecedented growth of the internet and cellular network usage for communications and information services.  Therefore, the aim of ICT 2015 is to gather world-class researchers to share their ideas and progress on solving the future challenges that the telecommunication networks face.

ICT 2015 will feature world-class plenary speakers, tutorials and regular and special technical sessions from academia, research laboratories, government and industry to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of wireless and cable telecommunications network, services and applications.

When: 27 - 29 April 2015
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:

www.engineersaustralia.org.au/ict2015-conference


International Conference on Coal Science & Technology 2015 (ICCS&T 2015)

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15th International Conference on Coal Science and Technology marks the first time the conference will be held in Australia, a country with a rich coal history. The goal of the conference is to bring together the academic, industrial and government communities to exchange ideas, concepts and innovations for the shared purpose of facilitating coal research advances.

Unlike the previous conferences, the 2015 edition will bring a different dimension aligning the conference with APPChE & CHEMECA.

The ICCS&T, APPChE and CHEMECA are working together on some exciting keynote speakers presenting combined plenary sessions. Each conference will still run their own scientific program. 

When: 27 Sep - 01 Oct 2015
Where:  Melbourne, VIC 
Website: https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/iccst-2015

 

36th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium (HWRS 2015)

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We invite you to Hobart, Tasmania for the 36th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium to be held 7-10 December 2015 at the Grand Chancellor.

This event, hosted by Engineers Australia and its National Committee on Water Engineering, is Australia’s leading symposium devoted to hydrology and water resource.

When: 7-10 December 2015
Where:  Hobart, TAS
Website: www.engineersaustralia.org.au/hwrs-2015
 
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