PIANC New Technologies Seminar and AGM 2019 – Sydney 9 & 10 May

PIANC New Technologies Seminar and AGM 2019 - Sydney 9 & 10 May

Date(s) - 09/05/2019 - 10/05/2019
All Day

Portside Conference Centre
207 Kent St, Sydney
NSW, 2000

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PIANC New Technologies Seminar – Sydney
10.30am Thursday 09/05/19 to 2pm Friday 10/05/19

At: Portside Conference Centre
207 Kent St, Sydney CBD, NSW 2000

 “New Technologies – driving environmental improvements
in the Ports and Coastal sector”

Costs: $395 Members $595 Non Members.
Full Speaker Program as outlined below or downloadable here:

                                      Grateful thanks to our Event Sponsor

Thursday 9 May 2019
10.30 TEA & COFFEE
11.00 Welcome and Introduction by Marika Calfas, Chief Executive Officer – NSW Ports
Jackie Spiteri, Environmental Adviser, Port of Newcastle: ‘EcoPort Membership, the process and lessons learnt.’
Matt Primmer, Planning & Asset Development Manager, Port of Melbourne: ‘How the Port of Melbourne is using its NCOS Online System to improve efficiency and reduce the environmental footprint of port operations.’
Ross Newcombe, Associate Principal, ARUP: ‘A modern reference and guideline for Dry Bulk Terminals design (WG 184).’
13.00 LUNCH
14.00 Douglas Hunt, CEO – Elemental Energy Technologies ‘Emerging trends in Renewable energy applications to port infrastructure.’
Elizabeth Freeman, Senior Maritime Engineer and PhD Candidate: ‘Performance and operational safety of floating pontoons.
15.50 Jared Pettersson, Project Director, Lyttelton Port Company & Giles Lesser, Senior Coastal Engineer, OMC international: ‘Lyttelton Channel Deepening Project: application of technology to reduce environmental impacts and manage project risks.’
Greg Britton, Technical Director, Royal Haskoning DHV: ‘Showcase on the Snowy Project – lessons for ports projects.’
18.00 – 20.00 Cyren Bar & Grill – Darling Harbour -drinks and nibbles – included in registration fee
Friday 10 May 2019
9.00 Peter Engelen, General Manager Planning and Infrastructure, NSW Ports: ‘Status of the Automation Journey at Port Botany.’
Brett Miller, Senior Engineer, UNSW Water Research Laboratory: Bow thruster performance and loadings on wharf structures.’
Adam Hockey, Business Development Manager, Dulux: ‘Technological developments in paints and coatings for maritime industry.’
11.30 Peter Duplex, General Manager – Strategy and Asset Development at Mid West Ports Authority:  ‘ Experience in Geraldton of trials undertaken with new technology.’
David Taylor, Director at Baird Australia: ‘Predictive modelling for extreme events.’
Seminar Wrap Up – Will Glamore, Chair PIANC Australia & New Zealand
13.00 LUNCH
14.00 -16.00 PIANC AGM – all members welcome

Annual General Meeting:

The PIANC 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held following the seminar – on Friday 10 May ( at the same venue). All members are cordially invited to attend and we encourage your participation.