WEBINARS


IPWEA NZ webinars are designed to bring you thought-leadership, expert thinking on key issues, and share new tools, ideas and innovations to support you and your organisation.  Our webinars are also an opportunity to connect and join live discussions with your peers and industry experts. 

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Past Webinars


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Digital Twins and Smart Cities - Towns and regions
The common definition for the Digital Twin is "a digital replica of a physical thing". Sure, but what does it do? That's what matters, right? Well, it activates data, to power better decision-making. And given its capability, it helps us do more with less, and in a more engaging and transparent way. So, let's not undersell the Digital Twin by calling it a digital replica... and what does this have to do with Smart Cities and NZ? Check out this webinar to find out.
 

View the recording on YouTube here.
Download the slides here.

Turning resilience theory into practical action has a unique set of challenges.

Between them, Dr Bapon Fakhruddin and Melanie Hutton have an immense combined wealth of expertise and knowledge in this area, and will share practitioner insights into the challenges and opportunities on coastal community resilience.


View the recording here. 
Download the slides here. 

Ian Cable will speak about his experience in building the UK's Cross-Government Climate Action Collective, and will share his lesson-learned: successes and challenges.  Ian is employed at the UK's Environment Agency, and holds an MSc in Climate Science from Exeter University.

View the recording here.
View the slides here. 



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Author, narrative strategist, NZ National Poetry Slam Champion Alina Siegfried presented the key concepts and themes in her new book, 'A Future Untold, the power of story to transform the world and ourselves'.

View her slides here
View the recording here (59min, Alina: 1-28min; poetry recital on water @ 28min)


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Tamara Bozovic shared the four main topics from her PhD thesis on how to improve walkability in NZ, how those in charge of delivering walkable environments agree on needs, priorities, and challenges, followed by recommendations and Q&A.

View final webinar recording here (54min)
Presentation slides - click here
Technical report - click here
Video - Walking in a car-oriented city (Auckland) - click here (6min)



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What’s involved with becoming a fully NZQA-Qualified Tender Evaluator at no cost to you or your organisation?

This webinar explains how to access fully-government-funded Level 6 NZQA Procurement Training and Assessment. If you have some experience in procurement and tendering, you can get work-based coaching from NZQA-Qualified procurement experts to gain one of NZ's best known procurement qualifications, in 6 – 18 months.

View the recording on YouTube. 
View the slides from the webinar here.

Sustainability Specialist Annabel Burgess' professional journey after gaining her Law Degree, has seen her work as an Environmental Lawyer, then moving into local government, and eventually moving into sustainable procurement. Annabel discusses the global practice of Sustainable Procurement (or social procurement), the current state of sustainable procurement in NZ, Insights from her time as a Sustainable Procurement Specialist at Auckland Transport and recommendations, followed by Q&A.

View the recording here.