SA 2017 Conference

SA 2017 Conference and Excellence Awards Dinner


IPWEA SA Conference and Excellence Awards Dinner 2017


 Building for the Future

18th -19th May, 2017

Conference Venue: Adelaide Oval

Excellence Awards Dinner Venue: The Playford Hotel, Adelaide

YIPWEA Pre-Conference Function: RBar (Formally Regattas), Riverbank Promenade, Adelaide, South Australia
(Behind the Convention Centre, by the River Torrens)





We thank our Annual Conference and Excellence Awards Sponsors




Platinum Conference Sponsor

Excellence Award Dinner Sponsor


Conference Sponsors:


Award Sponsors:







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Member Registration

Non-Member Registration

Young IPWEA Registration

Excellence Awards Dinner Only




Prices vary





IPWEA SA Conference

(Comparably priced at $475)

IPWEA SA Conference

(Comparably priced at $585)

IPWEA SA Conference

(Comparably priced at $240)

Discounts available for tables of 10 or half tables of 5.

Welcome Function

Welcome Function

Welcome Function


Excellence Awards Dinner

Excellence Awards Dinner

Excellence Awards Dinner


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Additional Partner tickets, Sponsor tickets and Thursday Night YIPWEA Welcome Function available.

If you would like to complete a bulk registration, please email


Please note: Credit Card is the preferred method of payment.

Accounts paid by credit card will incur a processing fee of 2.8% for VISA and MasterCard, 3.6% for AMEX and 4.95% for Diners card. 

If you are unable to pay via credit card please contact the conference organisers,

All Occasions Group via email: or 08 8125 2200 for alternate payment options.

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Thursday 18th May

6pm - 8pm

Walking Tour - R-bar for drinks and nibbles before a tour of the Riverbank and North Tce. Precinct

Matt Hunt, Renewal SA


Friday 19th May

8am - 8.30am

Registration and Coffee

8.30am- 8.45am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Rita Excell, President - IPWEA SA

8.45am - 9am

Conference Opening

The Honorable Martin Haese, Adelaide Lord Mayor

9am - 9.45am

Investment in Community Infrastructure to revitalise the North of Adelaide

Mal Hemmerling, CEO—City of Playford

9.45am - 10.30am

Surviving and thriving in the Energy Market "Crisis" - Energy and Public Lighting opportunities and challenges

Craig Marschall, Tasman Energy Group

10.30am - 11am

Morning Tea

11am - 11.40am

Panel - The views of our young professionals in building a better future in the Public Works Industry

YIPWEA Members

11.40am - 12.30pm

"The Grass is Greener in Salisbury" - Water, Waste and Energy initiatives in Adelaide's North.

Bruce Naumann, City of Salisbury

12.30pm – 1pm

Innovations in pavement and asphalt

Erik Denneman, AAPA

1pm – 1.05pm

Re-Branding a council

Mayor of Port Pirie

1.05pm - 2pm


Sponsored by Port Pirie Regional Council

2pm - 2.30pm

Engaging with Industry Experts on current innovations around pipeline maintenance, asset management, GIS, road pavements and regional opportunities


2.30pm - 3.30pm

Mentor, motivate and inspire -

Contribute toward community strength and resilience

Sarah Powell, Champions Academy/ Rural Woman of the Year 2016

3.30pm - 4pm

Afternoon Tea

Sponsored by Stabilised Pavements of Australia

4pm - 4.30pm

Understand the changes to the Planning and Development Act and how they will impact local government.

Sally Smith, DPTI

4.30pm - 4.45pm

Conference Overview & Closing Remarks

Rita Excell

7pm - 11pm

IPWEA SA Excellence Awards Dinner

Playford Hotel, North Tce Adelaide


Please download the Sponsorship Prospectus by following the link