Stormwater NSW have reimagined their state conference and the inaugural conference will be held on the 8th and 9th of November in Sydney. With the support of Stormwater Queensland, Stormwater Victoria, The Sydney Institute of Marine Science, the Parramatta River Catchment Group and the Georges Riverkeeper; this conference aims to join stakeholders in the urban water management sector across multiple disciplines to become more future-focused, resilient, adaptive and connected.

Speakers at include:

Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons, Resilience NSW
Gary Jubelin, Journalist and former NSW Police Detective Chief Inspector
Zali Steggall OAM, Independent Federal Member for Warringah
Professor Thomas Astell-Burt, University of Wollongong
Distinguished Professor Lesley Hughes, Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists
Rosie Wheen, CEO, WaterAid Australia
Chris Quin, Resilient Projects
Dr Katherine Dafforn, Macquarie University
Professor Holger Maier, The University of Adelaide
Associate Professor Gary Sheridan, The University of Melbourne
Dr Jocelyn Dela-Cruz, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

To register or submit a presentation abstract, visit or email

Submissions are due 8th September.