When:
August 17, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
2018-08-17T07:00:00+10:00
2018-08-17T10:00:00+10:00
Where:
Hilton Sydney
488 George St
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia
Cost:
$75 - $95
Contact:
Choonie Yeow
+61 2 9744 5252
Stormwater NSW is pleased to announce that online registration is now available for the 2018 NSW Awards for Excellence Breakfast, which will be held on Friday, 17th August, 2018 at the stunning Hilton Sydney Hotel.
The Stormwater NSW Awards for Excellence is designed to encourage and celebrate excellence in innovation, development, completion and management of stormwater projects and the people involved.
The Awards for Excellence will recognize finalists from seven categories:
  • Excellence in Strategic or Master Planning
  • Excellence in Infrastructure
  • Excellence in Asset Management
  • Excellence in Research and Innovation
  • Excellence in Policy or Education
  • Excellence in Integrated Stormwater Design
  • NSW Young Stormwater Professional of the Year

The Stormwater NSW Awards for Excellence will also feature a presentation from Guest Speaker, Mehreen Faruqi.

Dr Mehreen Faruqi joined the NSW Legislative Council in June 2013 as a member of the NSW Greens. Since migrating from Pakistan to Australia in 1992, with her young family, Mehreen’s work has focussed on developing real solutions to social and environmental challenges.
Mehreen has a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, and a Master and PhD in Environmental Engineering from the University of New South Wales (UNSW). She has worked in leadership positions in local government, consulting firms and higher education institutions in Australia and internationally. Mehreen has delivered major projects such as stormwater reuse and recycling infrastructure, cycle ways, hydropower generation and rainforest rehabilitation as well as doing work for action on climate change and waste reduction.
In 2013, Mehreen received the UNSW Faculty of Engineering Award for Leadership and was voted No.5 in Fairfax Media Daily Life list of top 20 women for 2013 who made a difference and inspired Australians and a finalist in 2015. In 2015 she was announced as one of the top 100 Most Influential Engineers in Australia.
In August 2018, Mehreen will assume the role of Senator for the Greens in the Federal Senate.