Programme

The following programme is current as of 23 November, but subject to change.  The committee reserves the right to amend any component as required.  All changes will be updated on the website.

The conference will commence Thursday at 8.30 am and close Friday with the IPWEA NZ & Fulton Hogan conference dinner.

On Wednesday there is the Rationale Roadie Study Tour from Auckland to Rotorua, the Bay Of Plenty Lifelines group meeting and optional networking /tours available.  Complimentary to conference attendees, except for the Rationale Roadie – $185.  The IPWEA NZ AGM will follow at 1630 with welcome drinks around the trades through to 1900 followed by a free evening – dine around options will be available.   If you would like to check out activities / mountain biking / golf options (user pays) click here for more details.
On Saturday, there will be a dine-around option for breakfast and we leave you to explore Rotorua for the weekend.

Wednesday 20

0830 – 1600 The Rationale Roadie – the Golden Triangle Study tour arriving in Rotorua in time for the IPWEA NZ AGM. Tour Highlights – Home to nearly half of NZ’s population and responsible for 40% of our country’s GDP, The Golden Triangle Study Tour will explore significant infrastructure, inter-regional initiatives and the economic connections between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga on route to our conference destination in Rotorua.  $185

0900 – 1230 Bay of Plenty Lifelines Group meeting.  IPWEA NZ delegates are invited to join the regular meeting of the local Lifelines Group Meeting – lunch follows and allows plenty of time to join one of the optional tours detailed below.  RSVP is required for venue/catering purposes.

1400  Optional Workshops/Tours
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1: Tour:
The heart of disruption – Volcanic and Geothermal features with Brad Scott
2:
Women in Engineering Networking Event – Diversity of thought = better outcomes in every facet of business’
3: Tour:
Te Puia & Hemo Road Intersection – collaboration
4: Tour:
Rotorua Water – Naturally filtered for over 100 years – visit Karamu Takina Springs and Mamaku Plateau where a new Water Treatment Plant is being constructed

1630  IPWEA NZ AGM
1730  Welcome drinks around the Trade
1900  Free evening – Dine-around option available for those who would like to join up for dinner (user pays)

Thursday 21

0730  A light breakfast will be available in the Exhibition area
0830  Welcome: Opening addresses
0925  Keynote:  Details soon
1010  IPWEA NZ Excellence Awards announcements
1040  Morning tea sponsored by Waugh Infrastructure
1110  Hynds Presentations
1230  Networking lunch
1330  Concurrent Session one x 5 streams x 4 presentations in each stream
1530  Afternoon tea sponsored by Veolia
1600  Young IPWEA intro
0000  Young IPWEA NZ snappy presentations
0000  APWA President
0000 Jennings Randolf Fellow
1730   Hynds Happy Hour
1930  Themed evening dinner – Blue Baths

Friday 22 June

0730  A light breakfast will be available in the Exhibition area
0830  Keynote:  Details soon
1010   IPWEA Presidents address
IPWEA Q Best Paper –
Southern Downs: To B double or not to B double  Mike Holeszko
0000  AECOM Awards introduction
0000  Young leaders Award report back  Jenna Neame
0000  International Study Award
1030  Morning tea
1100  Concurrent Session two x 5 streams x 3 presentations in each stream
1230  Networking lunch
1330  Concurrent Session three x 5 streams x 3 presentations in each stream
1500  Afternoon tea
1530  IPWEA NZ President
0000 Keynote: Disrupting the nation for better health outcomes Dr Lance O’Sullivan
1700 
Conference close

1900  Fulton Hogan & IPWEA NZ Awards dinner

The following programme is current as of 23 November, but subject to change.  The committee reserves the right to amend any component as required.  All changes will be updated on the website.