PIANC WA Online Seminar: Climate Change Adaptation for Ports & Maritime – 22 April 2020

PIANC WA Online Seminar: Climate Change Adaptation for Ports & Maritime - 22 April 2020

Date(s) - 22/04/2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The PIANC WA Chapter invites you to attend a FREE online seminar on climate change adaptation for ports and maritime infrastructure and operations.

Wednesday 22 April 3PM AEST

This event will be provided online on the 22nd April at 1 PM WA / 3 PM AEST / 5PM NZST

The Eventbrite RSVP list will be used to send an access email directly to attendees.



Topics include the implications for port planning and management, interpreting sea level projections and understanding their relevance and the potential impact on our industry.

Discussions will cover case studies and the use of high density concrete armour units for major breakwater upgrades, as well as the findings of relevant PIANC Task Groups and working groups.

Our speaker Ron Cox is an Honorary Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a Specialist Consultant at UNSW. He is a longstanding member of PIANC and has over 45 years experience across many areas of water, environmental and coastal engineering.

Since 2009 Ron has lead the Australian Climate Change Adaptation Research Network for Settlements and Infrastructure. He provides advice on climate adaptation, flood and coastal policy to Federal, State and Local governments in Australia.


This event is free but registrations are essential. To register, please go to the event booking page here: eventbrite.com.au/e/94349801797


For more information about this event contact Renan, PIANC WA Chapter, E: renan.silva@research.uwa.edu.au