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2015 Western Infrastructure Sustainability Conference

2015 Western Infrastructure Sustainability Conference

The inaugural Western Infrastructure Sustainability Conference was held on Thursday 4th June 2015 hosted and sponsored by Main Roads Western Australia. 

Sponsored by Main Roads Western Australia

Highlights from the conference included:

  • Ministerial address and no limits questions and answer session with Hon Dean Nalder MLA Minister for Transport
  • Panel session learning from the past and planning for the future with Stephen Troughton (Main Roads WA), Ray Seman (Public Transport Authority) and David Singleton (Chairman ISCA).
  • Project presentations from Gateway WA, Forrestfield Airport Link, North Link WA and the Great Northern Highway Upgrade
  • Industry updates from the Chairs of ISCAs Materials, Contractor and Stakeholder Engagement working groups
  • Case studies on organisational infrastructure sustainability leadership from Laing O’Rourke and McConnell Dowell
  • An update on research into how the IS rating tool can inform Low Carbon Tendering of Road Projects from Charlie Hargroves (Curtin University)
  • An introduction to the Australian Supply Chain Sustainability School
  • As well as an update on infrastructure sustainability trends and developments from Antony Sprigg (CEO ISCA)

Hon Dean Nalder, MLA Minister for Transport Government of Western Australia, addressing the Western Infrastructure Sustainability Conference, June 2015 at Main Roads Western Australia.
 

Program

9:00am Open and address Antony Sprigg, CEO, ISCA

9:30am Case Study: Gateway WA Matthew Oswald, Environmental Works Manager – Gateway WA and Ian Deck, Integration & Performance Manager – Gateway WA

10:10am An investigation of how the ‘IS Tool’ can inform Low Carbon Tendering of Road Projects Charlie Hargroves, Curtin University
 

MORNING TEA 10:30am - 11:00am

11.00am Panel: Learning from the past and planning for the future

Moderated by Hayley Jarick, Membership and Marketing Manager, ISCA

Stephen Troughton, Managing Director, Main Roads Western Australia

Ray Seman, Project Director – Forrestfield Airport Link

David Singleton, Chairman, ISCA

11:30pm Panel: Infrastructure sustainability industry developments

Moderated by Hayley Jarick, Membership and Marketing Manager, ISCA

Ross Davies, Sustainability Manager, BlueScope & Chair, ISCA Materials Working Group

Nicole Rogers, McConnell Dowell & Co-Chair, ISCA Contractor Working Group

Rebecca Miller, RPS Australia Asia Pacific & Chair ISCA Stakeholder Participation Working Group
 

LUNCH 12:30pm-1:30pm

1.30pm Ministerial address Hon Dean Nalder MLA Minister for Transport

Critical opportunities and challenges in delivering short and long term policies, initiatives, commitments and targets for WA’s transport.

2:20pm Sustainability embedded at McConnell Dowell Nicole Rogers, McConnell Dowell

2:40pm Building sustainability inside Laing O’Rourke Hollie Mapson, Sustainability Manager, Laing O’Rourke
 

AFTERNOON TEA 3:00pm-3:30pm

3:30pm Australian supply chain sustainability education Julian Crawford, National Coordinator, Australian Supply Chain Sustainability School & Director Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY

4:00pm Panel:  Planning for sustainability success

Sophie Wallis, UpThink - NorthLink WA

Lara Mist, Jacobs and David Hull, Arup - Great Northern Highway Upgrade

4:45pm Individual Sustainability Leadership

Katrina O’Mara, Environment Lead Western Australia AECOM

4:55pm Closing remarks

Hayley Jarick, Membership and Marketing Manager, ISCA

5:00pm Close

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