IWA/AWA Regional Conference 23-24 February 2017 (Torquay)


Featuring a keynote presentation from the Minister for Water, Lisa Neville MP, our first conference program for 2017 titled ‘Renewing energy in the water industry’ can be accessed by clicking here.

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG) MEETINGS: Registrations for all Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings scheduled for Thursday 23rd February 2017 are to be sent to the individual SIG convenors (click here for SIG contact details).

TECHNICAL TOUR: Deakin University will be providing delegates with an opportunity to tour the Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET), which provides some of the best future-focused engineering and design facilities, a curriculum framework configured around Project-Oriented Design-Based Learning (PODBL) and industry collaboration. CADET is Deakin’s $55 million engineering facility comprised of state-of-the-art equipment, laboratories and learning environments.

In addition the tour will include the Civil Engineering Facilities. There are four main areas of focus: geomechanics, concrete, structures and water. The water laboratories include facilities for testing fluid dynamics, hydraulics, hydrology and water quality and can also assess water treatment techniques.

The tour will be held on Thursday 23rd February 2017, with a 9:00am departure from the RACV Torquay Resort by bus, returning back at RACV around 12:00pm. ATTENDANCE BY ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY.

Accommodation can be secured now at the RACV Torquay Resort by calling 03 5261 1600 or emailing reservations’_torquay@racv.com.au. Alternatively, additional rooms are being held at Peppers the Sands in Torquay at the great rate of $213 per room per night for a Studio Urban View Room incl. breakfast for 1 person. Contact Peppers on 5264 3333 to book now!

Please remember to mention the reservation is for the ‘Institute of Water Administration’ Conference when booking to determine if there are any conference room allocations still available.

For any enquiries regarding the program of events, please contact lauren.vines@vicwater.org.au

  • IWA / AWA Conference ~ 23 & 24 February 2017REGISTER NOW

    23 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017

    Conference Theme:  Renewing energy in the water industry

    Venue: RACV Torquay Resort, 1 Great Ocean Road Torquay, Victoria, 3228

    Prices: * note all prices are inclusive of GST

      Non-IWA Individual member IWA Individual member
    Thursday 23 Feb 2017
    Special Interest Group meetings FREE – Register directly with SIG Convenor FREE – Register directly with SIG Convenor
    Technical Tour – Deakin University Engineering Facility – CADET FREE – Must register here to reserve your place FREE – Must register here to reserve your place
    Conference Dinner $182.00 $157.00
    Friday 24 February 2017
    IWA/AWA Conference $182.00 $157.00

    Cancellation / Refund – should you be unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome. A charge of 50% of the registration fee may be made for cancellations received at least 7 days prior to the start of the conference. No refunds will be provided for cancellations within 7 days of the conference start date.

    For any enquiries regarding the program of events, please contact lauren.vines@vicwater.org.au