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Sustainability in Public Works Conference - Call for Abstracts

2013-11-21 05:40:00
Sustainability in Public Works Conference - Call for Abstracts

Due date: Mon 16 Dec 2013

IPWEA is now inviting individuals and organisations to share their experience and ideas by submitting abstracts for papers to be presented at the 2014 Sustainability in Public Works Conference.


The conference will bring together practitioners, researchers and service and product providers to focus on what we should be doing today to safeguard the future of our infrastructure and our communities. It will also help busy professionals make sense of recent and current sustainability and climate change developments and generate ideas that can make a real difference.

The Conference Organising Committee is looking for a range of interesting and useful papers addressing relevant topics, such as:

Sustainable Infrastructure

  • Asset management
  • Financial sustainability
  • Rating tools
  • Sustainability innovations
  • Condition monitoring
  • energy efficient street lighting.

Sustainable Communities

  • Accessibility, transport
  • levels of service, affordability, capacity to pay
  • Resilience
  • Regional, indigenous, non-English speaking communities
  • Food and energy security
  • Skill shortages and solutions.

Responding to Climate Change

  • Implications of updated climate change projections
  • What Federal Government's climate change policies will mean
  • Practice tools from recent adaptation studies
  • Allowing for climate change despite uncertainties
  • Capacity building and networking.

Download Call for Abstracts brochure

For full conference details and how to submit your abstract, visit: