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.
 
For more details please contact nationalevents@engineersaustralia.org.au

Coasts & Ports 2017 will explore the theme ‘Working with Nature’, which recognises the need to design and operate projects that places the natural environment at the forefront of the project.

Coasts & Ports is the major conference in the Australasian region and will bring together engineers, planners, scientists and researchers to focus on the technological, scientific, policy, planning and design issues related to our diverse and developing coasts.

When: 21-23 June 2017
Where: Cairns, Queensland
Website:  coastsandports2017.com.au

MESC brings together government departments, consultants, suppliers and key industry decision makers within the electrical field to hear technical presentations on all matters relating to electrical safety within the mining industry.

When: 10-12 July
Where: Brisbane, Queensland
Website:  mesaqld.com.au/2017-mining-electrical-safety-conference

INCOSE’s Annual International Symposium is the largest worldwide annual gathering of people who do systems engineering for six days of presentations, case studies, workshops, tutorials and panel discussions.

The program attracts an international mix of professionals at all levels, and includes practitioners in government and industry, as well as educators and researchers.

The benefits of attending the Symposium include: the opportunity to share ideas; network; build competency; pursue certification; contribute to the advancement of the profession through collaboration on tools, processes and methodologies; learn about new offerings in training and education; and forge new partnerships.

When: 15-20 July 2017
Where: Adelaide, SA
Website:  incose.org/symp2017/home

The theme for Chemeca 2017 is “INNOVATION THROUGH SCIENCE & ENGINEERING” and celebrates the pivotal role of chemical engineers and industrial chemists in creating new knowledge and translating it into trailblazing technologies that enhance our quality of life.

When: 23 – 26 July
Where: Melbourne, Victoria
Contact:  racicongress.com/Chemeca2017

The Future of Mining is a world-class, free to attend conference taking place at AIMEX in 2017. The program will deliver operational improvements for all mining techniques and will showcase the latest developments and advances in technology across the mining value chain that extend the life of the mine and ensure the highest level of safety and reliability.

When: 29 - 31 August
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:  aimex.com.au

This conference will showcase developments within Project Controls across all industries and sectors and will appeal to company owners and executives to understand how their businesses could improve efficiencies and productivity.

Presentations will focus on the theme Improving maturity in Project Controls – keeping investments on track in three key areas – People, Process and Technology.

When: 20 – 22 September 2017
Where: Sydney, Australia
Website:  projectcontrols2017.com.au

The PACIFIC 2017 International Maritime Conference  is organised by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology and Engineers Australia and will allow delegates to be involved in discussions concerning the latest developments in marine engineering and maritime technology; both in the areas of defence and commercial shipping.

When: 3 - 5 October 2017
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:  pacific2017.com.au

Discover Australia’s rich engineering history at the 19th Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference which will explore the theme ‘Putting Water to Work’.

From the steam power that opened Australia’s inland waterways to navigation in the 19th century to the nation-building irrigation and water supply schemes.

When: 9-13 October 2017
Where: Mildura, Victoria
Website:  heritageconference.org.au/

The Sustainable Engineering Society (SENG) national conference ‘Sustainable Cities’ will focus on engineers’ and other professionals’ contributions to developing resilience to climate impacts and other environmental challenges in major urban and regional cities. Themes will include the built environment, transport and congestion, waste management and energy efficiency and security. Keynotes will include a ’state of the climate’ presentation, as a context for identifying and developing risk minimisation strategies and pathways for attaining a net zero carbon emissions economy.

When: 18-19 October 2017
Where: Melbourne, Victoria
Website:  Sustainable Cities

'Challenging Underground Space: Bigger, Better, More' is the theme for the 16th Australasian Tunnelling Conference. Expand your thinking with practical and invited presentations focussing on latest developments, innovations and project case studies on the use of underground space.

When: 30 October – 1 November 2017
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:  ats2017.com.au

The premier conference in this field within Australia and New Zealand, it will cover all aspects of hydraulics including: Hydraulic Structures; Stormwater and Dam Hydraulics; Fundamental Hydraulics; River and Coastal Hydraulics as well as Computational Fluid Dynamics and Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics methods.

When: 13-16 November 2017
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:  hiwe2017.com.au

In 2017 the 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (APCMBE) will be held in conjunction with the Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference (ABEC). Don’t miss this opportunity to discuss the central role biomedical engineering plays in modern healthcare with international and national experts in the field.

Engineers Australia College of Biomedical Engineering recognises the diverse nature of the work of biomedical engineers and is looking to celebrate this during these joint conferences. The College will bring together all branches of biomedical engineering into one conference venue to focus on the role engineering has to play in improving health care outcomes. 

When: Nov/Dec 2017 Dates TBC
Where: Sydney, Australia
Website:  apcmbe17.com

There has never been a more exciting time to be working within the Australian energy industry. With rapidly evolving technology and increased community engagement, Australia has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the grid as we know it into the grid of the future.  EECON 2017 will bring leading industry influencers to Melbourne to discuss, collaborate, and innovate towards a brighter future – don’t miss out on this tremendous opportunity to discover and debate the future energy blueprint of tomorrow.

Call for abstracts are now open.

When: 22-23 November 2017
Where: Melbourne, VIC
Website:  eecon.com.au 

The 9th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM) aims to provide an international forum for researchers, industry practitioners, engineers and postgraduate scholars to promote, exchange and disseminate recent findings on contemporary and wide-ranging topics in Applied Mechanics.

When: 27-29 November 2017
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:  acam9.com.au

10th International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD 2018) is being held in conjunction with Hydropolis 2018. The focus of WSUD / Hydropolis 2018 is “Creating Water Sensitive Communities” and aims to challenge delegates thinking and knowledge, and expand their views on what represents stormwater management best practice and its vital role in developing our future communities.

When: 12 - 15 February 2018
Where: Perth, WA
Email:  wsud2018@engineersaustralia.org.au

The Conference on Railway Excellence is the premier technical event in the Australasian rail conference market and will examine the theme ‘Rail: Smart, Automated, Sustainable’ for 2018.

When: 30 April - 2 May 2018
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:  core2018.org

The Australian Engineering Conference aims to bring together all areas of the engineering profession, with national and international keynote speakers inspiring delegates and influencing the future direction of engineering in Australia. It is the flagship event for the engineering profession, attracting a diverse range of delegates from around the country. Be part of the Future of Australian Engineering. 

When: 17-19 September 2018
Where: Sydney, NSW
Website:  ausengcon.com.au

The Australasian Structural Engineers Conference (ASEC) is an initiative of Engineers Australia Structural College and aims to promote Structural Engineering and exchange ideas for advancing the profession among practising structural engineers, students, academia and industry.  ASEC’s has growing a reputation for its practical and research coverage of all things in structural engineering.

When: 26 - 28 September 2018
Where: Adelaide, SA
Email:  asec2018@engineersaustralia.org.au

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

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