Programme


The draft programme follows and is subject to change.  Current as at 15 June, and will updated as required.   Click here to view the abstracts.   Some may change for December.  The three Hynds Finalists have now been confirmed – see below.  Any changes to the programme will be made on this website.

Wednesday 2 December 
0930 - 1230Optional Tours, included with registration fee. Click here
Tour 1: Harbourside shared path tour
Tour 2: Central City and Waterfront Development
Tour 3: Ross Creek Reservoir Refurbishment
1230Registration open
1300Welcome /Opening including Hon David Parker
1345 - 1445Keynote: NEXT: Thriving in the Decade of Disruption. Matt Church
1445 - 1515Afternoon Tea
1515 - 1600AECOM / IMNZ Young Leaders Award
Young Leaders Report - 2019
U 35 Presentations - Four mini presentations, followed by Q & A
Leveraging wellbeing outcomes through procurement and partnerships. Chris Barton
A multi-generational work force – the future is bright. Jessie Winder
The bold story of a young engineer and the ailing Mangaweka bridge. Camiel van Schoonhoven
The art of decision making. Emily Gualter
1600 - 1715Hynds Pipe Systems Presentations.
* How to bring the word “resilience” into action: renewal planning Bruce Balaei, GHD
* Being bold - front-footing the NZ drinking water standard. Jayne Perrin, Beca
* Dynamic catchment risk assessment – innovative tools for water security decision-making. Chris Shanks, Tonkin + Taylor
1715 - 1815Hynds Pipe Systems Happy Hour
1900 - 2300HEB Market night
Thursday 3 December 
0830Hynds Pipe Systems Winner announced
0835 - 0925Keynote: Update on the Economy. Kevin Stirrat
0925 - 1010COVID 19 - Lessons learned and future impacts
1010 - 1030IPWEA NZ Excellence Awards finalists
1035 - 1105Morning Tea
1105 - 1305Concurrent Session One
Four concurrent sessions
1305 - 1405Lunch
1405 - 1500Concurrent Session Two
Four concurrent sessions
1500 - 1530Afternoon Tea
1530 - 1700Concurrent Session Three
Four concurrent sessions
1900 - 0000IPWEA NZ Conference Awards Dinner
After Dinner Speaker: Hayden Paddon
Friday 4 December 
0730 - 0830Enjoy a light breakfast in the Exhibition Hall
0830 - 0850Keynote: Update from the NZ Infrastructure Commission. Dr Alan Bollard
0850 - 1005Panel: Being Bold: our Future Workforce A mini presentation will then be followed by a Panel including Susan Freeman-Greene, Pete Hodgson, Peter Silcock and Dr Alan Bollard
1010 - 1030IPWEA NZ - Training takes a turn in the right direction. Steve Browning
1030 - 1100Morning Tea
1100 - 1230Concurrent Session Four - Four concurrent streams
1230 - 1325Lunch
1325 - 1350IPWEA Australasia update. Rita Excell
IPWEA NZ President's update Myles Lind
1350 - 1435Keynote: Dr Caroline Orchiston
1435 - 1445Close