Hynds Paper Of the Year






The purpose of the Hynds Paper is to encourage IPWEA NZ members to improve their presentation skills by presenting papers on asset management and engineering for infrastructure.

The winner of the Hynds Paper of the Year award has the opportunity to present the winning paper at an IPWEA conference in Australia. The prize includes return airfares for two (ie winner and partner) , accommodation for the period of the conference, airport transfers and delegate and partner conference registration fees.
Our thanks go to Hynds Group for sponsoring this award – every year since 1990 

Hynds Paper of the Year, 2017
All IPWEA NZ members who have had a paper accepted for presentation at the 2017 IPWEA NZ conference in Dunedin are eligible to enter the 2017 Hynds Paper of the Year. Unless presenters have indicated otherwise, the full papers will be judged immediately after the closing date for submission of full papers (ie 16 March 2017) and 3 finalists will be selected to present their papers in the Hynds Paper session of the conference. The winner and the 2 runners up will be announced as noted in the conference programme. The 2017 Hynds Paper Rules are here.

Hynds Paper of the Year, 2016 - Winner
The Winner of the 2016 Hynds Paper was Carey Morris
The Winning Paper was entitled "Is Cheap Real Value".
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Hynds Paper of the Year, 2015 - Winner
The Winner of the 2015 Hynds Paper was Chris Maguire
The Winning Paper was entitled "Standardising Standards and Creating Best Practice".
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Hynds Paper of the Year, 2014 - Winner
The Winner of the 2014 Hynds Paper was Simon Bush The Winning Paper was entitled "Agent base modelling, a quiet revolution in asset management"
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Hynds Paper of the Year 2013 - Winner
The Winner of the 2013 Hynds paper was Phil Cahill (Dunedin City Council) The Winning Paper was entilted "3 Waters and the Amis Programme" Click here to download paper
 

Hynds Paper of the Year 2012 - Winner

The Winner of the 2012 Hynds paper was Caroline Boot (PLan A)The Winning Paper was entilted
"Value for Money Starts With Clever Buying" Click here to download paper
 

Hynds Paper of the Year 2011- Winner

The Winner of the 2011 Hynds paper was Joanna Orr (DOWNER) The Winning Paper was entilted "The Ruby Bay Bypass" 

 

Hynds Paper of the Year 2010 - Winner

The winner of the 2010 Hynds paper was Mark Faulkner (OPUS Iternational Consultants Ltd). The winning paper was entitled "Landslip Stabilisation - Turei Hill, Kawakawa Bay. Click here to download the paper.

 

Hynds Paper of the Year 2009 - Winner

The winner of the 2009 Hynds paper was Andrew Washington of Timaru District Council. The winning paper was entitled "An Alternative approach to managing waste water flows during rain events". Click here to download the paper.