Otago/Southland



The area for the Otago/Southland Branch of IPWEA NZ is described as follows: The area covered by the Otago and Southland Regional Councils and includes the area covered by the Waitaki District Council.

Branch Chairperson

Erin Moogan, Infrastructure Maintenance and Operations Manager, Queenstown Lakes District Council
e: erin.moogan@qldc.govt.nz  

We already know how valuable these meetings are – they are essentially free mini- conferences! We strongly encourage you to extend this learning opportunity to your younger team members. Bring them along and they can meet everyone, learn something new and even have the opportunity to present at future sessions. Together we can build the next generation of public works professionals.

The Next Meeting of East Coast Branch will be held on Friday 18 October 2013

Location Central Hawke's Bay

Click here for more information - See more at: http://www.ipwea.org/NewZealand/Branches/EastCoast#sthash.zfLIEfNA.dpuf


Update your diary: next meeting - Friday 10th November, 2017
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Venue: Dunstan Golf Course, O'Reilly Avenue, Clyde

Why should I attend?

Keynote presenter: Edward Guy.
Edward is a civil engineer and founder of Rationale Limited. As a member of NZ Treasury’s National Infrastructure Advisory Board Edward is uniquely placed to update branch members on the challenges and opportunities facing New Zealand infrastructure practitioners. Edward will provide insight on whether we are on the right path in terms of infrastructure management and investment.

Other great reasons: Updates will be provided by the IPWEA Board along with presentations from both government and private sector professionals from around the South Island. Keep your networks strong, be inspired, and benefit from our speakers perspectives and experiences.  Oh, and work on your golf swing, and it's a free event!
Download agenda here.

 9:45am  Speaker Arrivals and morning tea - sponsored by Downer
10:00am
  Presentations
10:00am Erin Moogan, Branch Chair
Myles Lind, IPWEA Vice President
Welcome & Update from IPWEA
10:15am Edward Guy, Managing Director Rationale IPWEA Update from BNZ Treasury’s National Infrastructure Advisory Board
As a member of the board Edward is uniquely placed to update branch members on the challenges and opportunities facing New Zealand infrastructure practitioners.
10:45am Mark Baker, Senior Engineer - 3 Waters 3 Waters Vulnerability - Analysis and Applications
QLDC has recently completed an analysis of its Three Waters asset vulnerability in regards to a 1 in a 1000 year earthquake event. This presentation outlines that analysis and the intended uses of the results, including the development of a resilience framework.
11:15am   Coffee Break
11:30am Jack Hansby NZTA NOC Contracts
Jack will be presenting to members on what’s different about the NOC model what’s worked well and what learnings there are going into next generation contracts.
12:00pm        Greg Bodeker, Bodeker Scientific

Thoughts for CODC regarding Climate Change
Presentation on the work completed for CODC on Climate Change as part of the development of their Long Term Plan

12:30pm   Lunch - sponsored by Downer
1:00pm   Tee Off - Golf Sponsored by Downer
4:00pm    Finish, Awards, excuses and beverages at the 19th hole - Sponsored by Rationale
5:30pm    End

The benefits of staying connected with other professionals who are active in our industry are huge. Our busy workloads can sometimes leave us feeling isolated. Branch meetings are a great, low cost, way to improve productivity. They provide exposure to new ideas and re-energise us for the task ahead!

Young IPWEA  we strongly encourage you to extend this learning opportunity to your younger team members.

RSVP

Please rsvp attendance and confirmation of competing in the Golf and your level of golfing ability, to : haylee.carr@qldc.govt.nz or (03) 443 0418.
NB: Clubs are not available for hire at the venue.

 


Meeting archive

Presentations from meeting held on 14 September 2017
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Presentations from meeting held on 28 April 2017
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Presentations from meeting held on 13 November 2015

Rising to the Challenge DOWNER-Peter Mortimer
Around the Mountains Cycle Trail OPUS
The Value of Water Central Otago DC
Young IPWEA Update - Caitlin Donovan

Presentations from meeting held on 28 August 2015
Future Challenges for Local Government
Te Anau WTP Upgrade The Benefits of ECI ver3


Presentations from meeting held on Fri 6th March 2015
National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management
IPWEA NZ QLDC IS Case Study
Implementing the Business case approach into QLDC projects
Memorial Park Alliance-Young IPWEA 


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