Conferences

Providing opportunities to build knowledge, network and maintain CPD.

Engineers Australia hosts over 20 national and international conferences each year. Attending conferences provides opportunities to develop technical expertise, learn about industry trends, connect with thought leaders, build your professional network and maintain your CPD.
 
Each conference also provides the unique opportunity for organisations to raise awareness of their products, services and brand via bespoke sponsorship and exhibition packages.
 
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The breadth and depth of ABEC 2018 offers a broad scientific and multi-professional dimension that is suitable for clinical engineers, biomedical engineering technicians, rehabilitation engineers, bioengineers, academic staff, undergraduate and post-graduate students and engineers from manufacturing industries.

When: 8 - 10 October 2018
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:  abec2018.com

The Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT) is a common endeavour among the four national aerospace societies in China, Australia, Korea and Japan, namely, Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics (CSAA), Royal Aeronautical Society Australian Division (RAeS Australian Division), Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences (JSASS) and Korean Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences (KSAS). 

APISAT is an annual event initiated in 2009. It aims to provide the opportunity to Asia-Pacific nations for the researchers of universities and academic institutes, and for the industry engineers to discuss the current and future advanced topics in aeronautical and space engineering. 

When: 16 - 18 October 2018
Where: Chengdu City, China
Website:  APISAT 2018

IPWEA NSW Development Engineering Processes Forum to be held 18-19th October 2018 at Crowne Plaza Coogee. The Forum will discuss old and new processes in Development Engineering. Hear from Councils, Urban Planners and Developers who will take you through detailed case studies highlighting how they achieved successful projects by utilising new processes without too much risk. Program Highlights include Sub Division and dealing with DA’s, Private Certification and responsibilities of PCA for subdivision works.  Taking risk and the circumstances involved & leading Law Firms engage in discussion on Legal Liability and How to Mitigate Risks. Stormwater Management, Data Standards and Road Standards. The forum is specifically designed for Council Engineers, Design Engineers and Development Engineers in the Public Works Sector.

When: 18 - 19 October 2018
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:  View here

Unlike a typical conference, the Australian Systems Engineering Workshop (ASEW) format enables you to engage directly with your peers on challenges relevant to you. It promotes discussion and problem solving around current issues Systems Engineers are facing in each functional domain and industry sector.

When: 1 - 2 November 2018
Where: Adelaide, SA
Website:  asew.com.au

The IPWEA (NSW) 2018 State Conference 7-9 Nov, is one of the biggest public works events in NSW throughout the year and continues to grow in both reputation and size.

Covering 12 Technical Streams presented by Local and State Govt., Add-On Workshops, Social Functions, Keynotes, a Panel Session, Indoor and Outdoor Exhibition Area, a Coffee Lounge, the Awards Gala Dinner and being conveniently located at Crowne Plaza in Hunter Valley, you don’t want to miss this! Major Partners are Boral, COMPLETE Urban and Roads & Maritime Services. Discover the full program and early bird rates here: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/337063  

When: 7 - 9 November 2018
Where: Hunter Valley, NSW
Website:  Find out more

3D Construction Printing is a rapidly emerging field of research with great promise to introduce much-needed automation in construction. Several research groups and innovative construction companies are currently advancing this freeform construction technology worldwide.

This conference series is aimed to become a major event for researchers, construction industry professionals including industry practitioners, and policymakers who are interested in 3D Construction Printing (3DcP) in relation to material, technology, design, engineering, process, policy and management aspects.

When: 26 November 2018
Where: Melbourne, VIC
Website:  3dcpconference.com

The 25th Australasian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC 2018) that is a leading platform for sharing and discussing innovative software engineering research and practice. This year it is being held as part of Australasian Software Week.

When: 26 - 30 November 2018
Where: Adelaide, SA
Website:  aswec2018.org

CAMS2018 “Advancing Materials and Manufacturing” continues a series of meetings that evolved from cooperation between two eminent materials professional societies in Australia: Materials Australia (MA) and the Australian Ceramic Society (ACS). It is Australia’s largest interdisciplinary technical meeting on the latest advances in materials science, engineering and technology.

When: 27 - 29 November 2018
Where: Wollongong, NSW
Website:  cams2018.com.au

 

The theme for the Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium 2018 (HWRS 2018) is “Water and Communities”. During the conference, internationally respected and local speakers will reflect on advances to date and highlight the opportunities and challenges to come in the areas of water engineering, hydrology, hydrogeology, research into and management of water resources.

When: 3 - 6 December 2018
Where: Melbourne, VIC
Website:  hwrs.com.au

The 29th Australasian Association of Engineering Education (AAEE) annual international conference will be held in Hamilton, New Zealand from Sunday 9 - Wednesday 12 December 2018 and the ADTL Workshop will run on Thursday 13 December.

AAEE is the premier engineering education conference for the southern hemisphere and involves a gathering of 250-300 tertiary engineering educators and stakeholders to discuss recent research, issues and trends in educating the current generation of engineers.

Themes for this years’ conference are:

  • Beyond the Qualification – future-proofing engineering education for a diverse workforce
  • Beyond Tolerance – educational practices that embrace diversity
  • Beyond the Classroom – tailoring engineering and STEM education to meet the needs of all stakeholders
When: 9 - 12 December 2018
Where: Hamilton, NZ
Website:  aaee2018.com

 

The conference theme is Innovation within a contemporary aerospace industry and we are encouraging papers that explore this theme in both aviation and space domains.

In addition to the aerospace streams there will be specialist conferences and workshops including:

  • Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group International Conference on Health and Usage Monitoring (HUMS 2019)
  • 28 International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics (ISSFD)
  • Moving Towards a Single Aviation Industry in Australia workshop

With more than 350 delegates from Australasia and beyond, the congress will bring aerospace professionals from industry, academia, research organisation and Defence Forces to explore ideas and ensure the ongoing success of the aerospace industry. We look forward to seeing you there.

When: 24 - 26 February 2019
Where: Melbourne, VIC
Website:  aiac18.com

The theme for the conference is “A Time for Action – Risk Engineering & Project Controls Impacting the Future”.

One common challenge for all economies is fundamental constraints, including budgetary, timeline, uncertain benefits and risks. There is a critical need to improve and further support the required decisions by using innovative but practical risk engineering and project controls solutions. The conference will explore these ideas through the following themes: Risk Engineering & Culture, Project Planning & Scheduling, Integrated Project Controls and Contracts & Commercial Management

When: 15 - 17 May 2019
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:  risk-pcc19.com.au

The storage, handling and transportation of bulk solid materials are major activities for a vast number and variety of industries throughout the world.

These range from the gentle handling of very small quantities of material in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries to the vast quantities handled and processed by the mining and mineral companies. This diversity is particularly evident in Australia where the wide-ranging nature and scale of operations is somewhat unique.

This 13th International Conference on Bulk Materials Storage, Handling and Transportation follows in the tradition of the previous series of very successful events. 

When: 9 - 11 July 2019
Where: Gold Coast, QLD
Website:  ICBMH 2019

The theme for the 22nd International Conference on Composites Materials (ICCM22) is "Advanced Composites: Research to Impact", and will explore the latest research into composite materials and how they will be used in the future covering multiple applications including aerospace, construction, wind energy, automotive, electronics and so on. 

ICCM is the premier international conference in the field of composite materials, and covers polymer matrix composites, metal matrix composites, ceramic matrix composites, natural fibre composites, fibre metal laminates, fibres and resins and all the other classes of composites. ICCM22 provides a forum for the presentation, exchange and discussion of the latest research into composite materials and their applications. 

When: 11 - 16 August 2019
Where: Melbourne, VIC
Website:  iccm22.com

Coasts and Ports 2019 is the initiative of the National Committee for Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Engineers Australia, PIANC Australia and the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ): an amalgamation of the 24th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 17th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference.

When: 10 - 13 September 2019
Where: Hobart, TAS
Website:  coastsandports2019.com.au

The International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF) is a quadrennial event, which has been established as the major event in Food Engineering and related fields over the last 50 years.

The congress will highlight opportunities for engineering innovations across the food supply chains to add value and enable the sustainable manufacture of healthier food products for the global markets. Other relevant topics featured in congress the program include food security, novel food processing technologies, food systems engineering and modelling, food properties and packaging, nutrition and health, food education, food engineering innovations in Australasia, and many more.

The Congress is presented by the International Association for Engineering and Food (IAEF) with support from Engineers Australia and the Australian Food Engineering Association (AFEA) and the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST).

When: 23 - 26 September 2019
Where: Melbourne, VIC
Website:  icef13.com

 

The World Engineers Convention is held every four years and is the “Olympics of engineering’”. Delegates will have a unique opportunity to hear from experienced engineering leaders from around the world on a wide range of technical and leadership topics.

WEC 2019 is being co-hosted by Engineers Australia and the World Federation of Engineering Organisations.

When: 18 - 24 November 2019
Where: Melbourne, VIC
Website:  wec2019.org.au

The goal of the ICCE is to promote academic and technical exchange on coastal related studies covering a wide range of topics including coastal waves, nearshore currents, coastal structures, sediment transport, coastal morphology, beach nourishment, natural hazards and coastal management.

When: 13 - 18 September 2020
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:  icce2020.com

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