November 8, 2017 – November 10, 2017 all-day
Crown Plaza Hunter Valley
430 Wine Country Dr
Lovedale NSW 2325
Carina Jakobsen
02 8267 3006

The event will bring together technical partners and stakeholders who are engaged in infrastructure, asset management, road and rail safety, transport, water and waste water, risk management, environmental sustainability, technical innovation and technology. The conference encourages representatives from across the profession and the Local Government sector to join together, exchange ideas and engage in discussions on how “Engineering can continue taking NSW Forward”.

The Conference offers a broad range of topics and sessions with speakers representing: The Impossible Institute, NSW Police Force, Consolidated Land and Rail Australia, Transport for NSW, Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative, Traffic Engineering Centre and Tamworth Regional Economic Development amongst others.

A panel session on Managing Infrastructure and Community Safety will be facilitated by ABC presenter Fran Kelly. Panelists include: NSW Highway Patrol, Office of Local Government, the Shadow Minister for Local Government, Statewide Mutual, Australian Road Research Board, McCullough Robertson, Transport for NSW and NSW Councils.

Drawing delegates from all over New South Wales, metropolitan rural and regional areas are always well represented. The conference is of particular relevance to people who provides support and projects within infrastructure and public works, and usually attracts an audience of Engineers, Public Works Managers, Group Managers, Supervisors, Technical Staff, Councillors, Directors, General Managers, other Public Works’ disciplines including Management Utilities and State Government Departments.

Besides from the above, the Conference offers an extensive program including; 

  • Executive Master Class Wednesday afternoon on Leadership and Team building by Peter Berry.
  • Welcome Reception with peers Wednesday evening
  • The largest exhibition space to date with an extension of outdoor displays
  • Concurrent streams of technical papers and peer presentations
  • Outdoor demonstrations and the Highway Patrols new Concept Car
  • Annual IPWEA (NSW) AGM with announcement of new Board
  • The revered Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Dinner
  • Highly Commended and Winners in 11 categories including; The Minister for Local Government’s Award for Innovation in Local Government Engineering
  • Workshop for Young IPWEA Members Saturday morning on Leadership and Building Job Relations
  • Partner Tour Thursday