The Role of Innovation in Sustainability - Case Studies of Progressive Innovation - 12 July University of Western Sydney
Event Description
IPWEA (NSW) Professional Development Workshop:
The Role of Innovation in Sustainability - Case Studies of Progressive Innovation


“Those people who should attend this workshop include engineers, environmental officers, supervisors, public works managers, consulting engineers, technical and operational staff.”


Michael Kemp, Executive General Manager - Wagners CFT Pty Ltd

Since 2002 Michael has specialised in the application of structural fibreglass components to civil engineering applications and is credited with project managing the design and installation of the first composite fibre road bridge in Australia (Grafton NSW) and the first in Queensland (Blackbutt - Daguilar Highway). Additionally Michael has acted as the General Manager of Wagners CFT where he has lead the product development, design and fabrication of innovative products for Civil industry.

Industry Segments include:
Electrical Transmission and Distribution - Overhead Line Design (FRP Crossarms)
Pedestrian and Road Bridges - Design and Installation of FRP Structures
Coal Seam Gas - FRP Casing and Tubing Design, Supply and Installation
Concrete Technology - Foundation member of Wagners Earth Friendly Concrete Development Team

DATES: 12/07/2018 to 12/07/2018

LOCATION: University of Western Sydney, Kingswood Campus - School of Engineering, 56 Second Avenue Kingswood NSW 2747 The venue is within walking distance from Martin Place train station.

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TIMES: Please register at the Workshop by 8.45am. The program will commence promptly at 9.00am and finish at 5.00pm. Morning and afternoon teas and lunch will be provided.


ACCOMMODATION: Overnight accommodation is not provided for Delegates. You will need to organize your own accommodation if required.

WHAT TO BRING: Notebook and pens (Course Workbooks provided).


IPWEA NSW will provide suitable learning experiences and opportunities for all students. The learning environment will take account of the different characteristics of students and their varying cultural and educational backgrounds. All students have ready access to IPWEA NSW’s Student Handbook which contains a clear, consistent, rational and understandable summary of the organisation’s policies and procedures.

We look forward to seeing you at the workshop.

Please contact us if you have any questions:

Elsie Pathmanathan, Professional Development Coordinator
Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (NSW)
Level 12, 447 Kent Street Sydney NSW 2000
t: +61 (0)2 8267 3008 f: +61 (0)2 8267 3078 m: +61 (0)427 001 613