Value of Engineering: Critical Tools for Smart Choices

Hear from industry professionals as they describe the techniques they use to successfully improve outcomes on major projects, including the use of “how” and “why” questions to look at design alternatives that satisfy functional requirements at the lowest cost. Learn how to measure value and how quality can affect life-cycle costs of assets.
Value of Engineering: Critical Tools for Smart Choices

Overview

Hear from industry professionals as they describe the techniques they use to successfully improve outcomes on major projects, including the use of “how” and “why” questions to look at design alternatives that satisfy functional requirements at the lowest cost. Learn how to measure value and how quality can affect life-cycle costs of assets.

Speakers

Cherie Lee - FIE Aust, EngExec, CPEng, Managing Director

Cherie is an engineer with 20 years expertise in systems engineering, rail stations, design management, project management, policy and governance of major infrastructure projects. Cherie started her professional career in 1999 on New Zealand highway infrastructure before moving into rail infrastructure in Hong Kong, United Kingdom and Australia. She has a Master’s in Civil Engineering and a Post-graduate Diploma in Psychology.

She now lives in Melbourne and has represented Victoria’s interests with the Australasian Centre for Rail Innovation (ACRI), Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) and International Union of Railways (UIC) Asia-Pacific.

Cherie focuses on practical ways to improve decision frameworks, identifying and implementing innovation and increasing industry capabilities. Over the last 3 years, Cherie has worked with Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) and defined a completely new role for Victoria: Value Engineering Manager. There she built a dedicated team and partnership with LXRP stakeholders and delivery partners, identified and implemented dozens of high-value sustainable innovations and continuous improvements.

 

NOTE: This event starts with networking/refreshments at 6:00PM followed by the presentation at 6:30PM-8:00PM.

Date
17 / 09 / 2019 - 06:30 pm to 08:00 pm
(
AEST
)
Registration Closes
17 / 09 / 2019 06:00 pm
Venue
Level 31, 600 Bourke Street
Engineers Australia
Melbourne
,
Victoria
,
3000
Cost
Registration
  • Member: $10.00 ($9.09 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member: $40.00 ($36.36 excl. GST)
Key Speaker(s)
Cherie Lee
Host(s)
Australian Cost Engineering Society (ACES)
Event Contact
Maximum CPD Hours
1.5