Event Series - Western Australia Office

Digital Events Series



Engineers Australia’s Digital Events Series has been created to develop engineers’ knowledge of the digital transformation taking place throughout industry.

At the series launch in December 2018, Shaun Gregory, Executive Vice President Exploration and Chief Technology Officer at Woodside Energy outlined some of the changes that industry is likely see in the future digital world and the need for engineers to keep up their knowledge and skills in order to adapt and thrive.   The series has been designed in response to this need for continued learning as well as provide an opportunity for engineers to share ideas and experiences.  The series is free to Engineers Australia members. Non-members are welcome to attend at the $30 ticket price.

The topics for the year have been drawn from across the many different sectors and fields of practice of engineering to cover a broad range of content.   

You can register for the events listed below and submit your interest to attend future events (a link will be sent to you once registration opens).

If you wish to suggest a topic or nominate a speaker for future events, please fill in this form – https://engineersaustralia.wufoo.com/forms/ri3r2p31klnn9z/

For all other enquiries, including sponsorship of the series or hosting an event please contact [email protected]


Events - all events are 5 for 5.30pm start to 7pm, networking to 7.30pm unless otherwise stated

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday 18 September – Engineers Australia Auditorium, 712 Murray Street, West Perth, WA 6005

Blockchain: The Era of the Energy Internet

Speaker: James Eggleston


Thursday 17 October - Level 10/100 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA 6000

Smart Cities

Speaker: TBC


Thursday 21 November - Level 10/100 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA 6000

Autonomous Systems

Speaker: TBC

Past Events :

Tuesday 19 February – Woodside Auditorium

Digital Disruption or Opportunity

Speakers : Gavin Strack, Convergio and Richard Beck DIGATEX

Slides: Richard Beck - DIGATEXGavin Strack - Convergio


Thursday 28 February – Engineers Australia Auditorium

Emerging technologies and digital access: building in or bolting on?

Speaker: Dr Scott Hollier


Wednesday 20 March – Curtin University, 137 St Georges Terrace (Brookfield Place)

Augmented and Virtual Reality

Speaker/s: Dave McKenzie - Aurecon
                  David Cavanagh - Integrated Energy
                  Doug Bester - Sentient Computing

Wednesday 17 April – Curtin University, 137 St Georges Terrace (Brookfield Place)

Data Analytics – What do we really need to know?

Speaker/s: Rachel Cardell-Oliver, UWA & Lauchlan Wallace, Woodside


Wednesday 15 May - Curtin University, 137 St Georges Terrace (Brookfield Place)

Additive manufacturing and 3D Printing

Speakers: Lianne Kelly – Central Innovation Perth

                 Vivek Kumar – Konica Minolta


Wednesday 19 June - Curtin University, 137 St Georges Terrace (Brookfield Place)

Remote Sensing and Imaging

Speakers: Alistair Scott-Farris, Managing Director, c4D Intel

                 David Antoine, Professor at Curtin University


Wednesday 17 July – Engineers Australia Auditorium, 712 Murray Street, West Perth, WA 6005

BIM 7-D Models

Speaker: Melanie Binks


Wednesday 28 August – FLUX – Ground Floor, 191 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA 6000

What can startups teach us

Speakers: Sean Morrison

                 Farzan Marfatia

Hosted by the College of Leadership and Management, the Horizons events series brings together leaders in engineering to hear from luminaries who are willing to share from the heart their leadership stories: what inspires and motivates them, their values and aspirations and what can they pass on to others from their learning experiences and insights.

Formerly known as Engineering Frontiers, Horizons is the innovative and groundbreaking conversational leadership series that has run over the past four years, featuring well-known and respected leaders from across industry including the Hon. Dr Ken Michael AC, past Governor of WA, Sue Murphy, CEO of Watercorp and Zoe Yujnovich, Chairman Shell Australia and Executive Vice President Integrated Gas Australia and New Zealand.

You can register for the events listed below.  Note that places are limited given the intimate format of the sessions.

Are there exemplar engineers or leaders in engineering related roles that you would like to hear from? Please provide your suggestions via this form.

For all other enquiries, including sponsorship, please contact [email protected]

Upcoming events 

Past events

Past events that were recorded are hosted on MyCPD.  Viewings can be counted as CPD.  

Click on the following links to access each one, noting there is a cost for each session.