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Coast & Marine Structures Virtual Summit 2020

Online Event, Your Computer

Note: This event was originally planned for 1-3 June, 2020 in Brisbane, Australia and has now been rescheduled

New date: 14-16 October, 2020

Maximising Trade Opportunities through Future Proofing of Port Infrastructure and Whole of Life Asset Management Strategies

The 12th Annual Coast & Marine Structures 2020 is designed specifically for Port Authorities, Operators, Owners, Engineers and Harbour Masters who are helping to transform the coast and marine landscape in Australia. Come together over a 2 day period to discuss some of the major transformation projects being undertaken in 2020 and beyond.

What's New In 2020

  • LEARN FROM 12 NEW SPEAKERS: sharing new and improved asset management approaches to overcome the challenge of aging infrastructure through proactive maintenance plans and increased whole-of-life utility
  • DEFINE CLEAR STRATEGIES: as well as preparations to account for larger vessels and higher operational capacity that are future proofed for evolving vessel requirements and growing trade opportunities
  • UNDERSTAND SUSTAINABILITY: and how it is best incorporated into design, engineering and operations to avoid cost inefficiencies and minimise pressure of environmental policies to reduce carbon footprint
  • HARNESS TECHNOLOGY: as it's role grows, as well as innovation to automate port operations, integrate new material applications, and enable remote, real time interaction with marine structures
  • PORT OF BRISBANE: How Port of Brisbane is overcoming technical challenges in the delivery of infrastructure for the new International Cruise Terminal, piloting BIM software and creating new development strategies that can be applied within future projects
  • PORT OF TOWNSVILLE: New updates from Port of Townsville's Channel Upgrade which is leveraging strategic asset management to ensure incorporation of whole-of life and long-term environmental Aspects
  • LYTTLETON PORT: How Lyttleton Port has demonstrated a clear link between lower carbon footprint and decreased capital costs in their design and construction through sustainability planning tools and designing for nature principles
  • PORT HEDLAND: Valuable results and applicable learning lessons from Port Hedland's Channel Risk and Optimisation Project which has excelled trade opportunities and mitigated operational risk with an emergency passing lane, 45 additional minutes in the Sailing Window, and optimised channel depth

2020 Key Themes

  • Existing Assets & Aging Infrastructure: Optimising Investment
  • Ports For The Future: Long Term Strategy & Trade
  • Sustainable Development: Overcoming Environmental Roadblocks And Volatile Conditions
  • Infrastructure That Lasts: Prevention And Protection
  • Leveraging Innovation In Technology, Data, and Equipment For Ongoing Operations

The Top 7 Focus Areas

  • Ports For The Future: Long Term Strategy & Trade
  • Leveraging Innovation In Technology, Data, and Equipment For Ongoing Operations
  • Infrastructure That Lasts: Prevention And Protection
  • Existing Assets & Aging Infrastructure: Optimising Investment
  • Sustainable Development: Overcoming Environmental Roadblocks And Volatile Conditions
  • Augmenting Operational Risk Management & Trade Benefits

2020 Speakers

  • Robert Nave, Chief Engineer, Port of Brisbane
  • Fred Bicker, Lead Program Manager, Port of Melbourne
  • Marissa Wise, General Manager Infrastructure & Environment, Port of Townsville
  • Jared Brotherston, Commercial Manager, Southern Ports
  • Frans Schlack, Dredging & Survey Manager, Pilbara Ports Authority
  • Kim Kelleher, Environmental Manager, Lyttelton Port Company
  • Patrick Chan, General Manager of Commercial, Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT)
  • Katrina Dodd, Technival Director Maritime, Royal HaskoningDHV
  • Eugene Cheah, GM Business Development, Fulton Hogan
  • Dan Garnett, Senior Policy Officer- Sustainable Environment, Department of Environment and Science
  • Oscar Duyvestyn, Principal Consultant - Coatings & Advanced Materials, AECOM
  • Brett Whiteoak, Australasian Shipping Manager, BP
  • David Christodoulou, Group Technical Director - Marine, McConnell Dowell
  • David Kennedy, Principal Structural Engineer, Robert Bird
  • Matt Batman, Senior Asset & Development Manager, Port Authority of New South Wales
Pre-Conference Site Tour & Workshops: 14 October 2020
Main Conference: 15-16 October 2020

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Event details
Organizer : IQAU
Event type : Webinar
Reference : ASDE-22213