Posts in "coastal" tag

Interaction of Catchment and Coastal Processes on Flooding and Inundation

The Water Panel is pleased to announce that the July presentation will be a joint presentation with the NSW Coastal, Ocean and Port Engineering Panel titled: Interaction of Catchment and Coastal Processes on Flooding and Inundation.  The presentation will be given in two parts by Seth Westra (UNSW) and Dave Callaghan (UQ).

When: Monday 16th July 2012 – NOTE a different date for us.
Time: 5:30 for 6pm
Where: EA Chatswood

Online registration would be appreciated.

A full printable PDF flyer is to follow shortly.

EA Eminent Speaker: Dr Kate White

The following is a cross post from Engineers Australia National Committee on Coastal and Ocean Engineering


Senior Lead for Global and Climate Change, US Army Corps of Engineers

Date: Tuesday 8th May 2012
Time: 5:30pm for 6:00pm start
Venue: Zenith Theatre and Convention Centre
Corner McIntosh and Railway Streets, Chatswood, NSW

TO REGISTER to attend online, please use the below link:

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Second Call for Practical Responses to Climate Change Conference

The second call for abstracts has just been release for the PRCCC to be held in Melbourne over 29 September 2010 – 1 October 2010. I’ve reproduced it below and full details are available on their website:

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Practical Responses to Climate Change Conference Announcement

The invitation and call for abstracts for the Practical Responses to Climate Change Conference which is sponsored by the Engineers Australia National Water Committee has just been announced. See the letter from the conference chair that is reproduced below.

Date: 29 September – 1 October 2019
Location: Hilton on the Park, Melbourne, Australia.

On behalf of the organising committee I would like to invite you to the inaugural Practical Responses to Climate Change Conference, taking place at the Hilton on the Park, Melbourne from Wednesday 29 September to Friday 1 October 2010.

The Conference Practical Responses to Climate Change will provide a forum for presenting comprehensive responses to climate change within the water sector with particular emphasis on recent climate change science and impact research, vulnerability assessment techniques and adaptation strategies. It will be an excellent opportunity for engineers, scientists, planners and academics to present and debate current and future practices for adapting to changes in our environment from the catchment to the coast.

The Conference Program will focus on five streams; Coasts & Estuaries, Water Resources, Catchments, Floodplains & Waterways, Planning & Policy, explored in detail by a body of reputable and informative speakers.

We encourage you to submit abstracts on a range of topics as listed below:

  • Impact of Climate Change on Coasts and Estuaries
  • Coastal Hazards and Management responses to Climate Change
  • Impacts of climate change on water resources
  • Water resources management in response to climate change
  • Impact of Climate Change on Catchments, Floodplains and Waterways
  • Catchment, Floodplain, and Waterway Challenges and Management responses to Climate Change
  • Climate change risk assessment in a policy and planning framework
  • Planning and Policy Responses to Climate Change

Abstract submission closes on Thursday, 2 April 2010.

For further information on the Conference Program and a breakdown of each of the above topic’s sub categories please visit the Program page of the Conference website

Dr Mark Jempson
Conference Chair