Water New Zealand Modelling Symposium 2022

Modelling Symposium

Modelling Symposium 2022 - Online

Day One - Wednesday 16th March

8:45amMihi - Peter Jackson
9:00amWelcome – Fiona Macdonald, Chair, Modelling Group
9:10amSymposium Opening – Gillian Blythe, CE Water New Zealand
9:20amDr Judy Lawrence, Senior Research Fellow School of Geography, Environment & Earth Sciences, VUW – Cascading impacts of climate change on infrastructures
10:05amMorning tea
10:15amWord from our sponsor – Mott MacDonald
10.20am Calibration using SCADA – Ali Paine, Stantec
10:50amQuiz question
10:55amStreamlining Minimum Floor Level Advice – Ivan Kholodov, Wellington Water
11:25amQuiz question
11:30amDavid Ward, Watercare – Edgewalkers or Influences?
12:00pmWord from one of our sponsors – Hydraulic Analysis Ltd
12:50pmThe Importance of sensitivity tests – Andrew Sherson, Stantec
1:20pmQuiz question
1:25pmRainwater Tank Calculator Tool to optimise rainwater tank size – Wui-Shen Tay, Auckland Council
1:55pmQuiz question
2:00pmFlood Forecasting using Machine Learning – Nasrine Tomasi, Mott MacDonald
2:30pmAfternoon tea
2:45pmDynamic Modelling of Hydrogen Sulphide in Auckland’s Sewer System, Marion Foglia & Kalyan Chakravarthy, DHI Group
3:15pmVirtual Site Visit - MetService
4:15pmClosing remarks

Day Two - Thursday 17th March

9:00amDay 2 Opening comments – Fiona Macdonald, Chair, Modelling Group
9.05am Modelling Group AGM
  • Chairs Report 
  • Election of Committee Members
9.30am Michael Howden, Data & Insights Manager, Taumata Arowai
10.15am Morning Tea
10.30am Assessing Flood Impacts – Flood hazard and how to use it – Michael Arthur, Metis Consulting
11.00am Quiz question
11.05am Validation of the Waikato R2R InfoWorks Model: A crucial tool for improving Auckland’s drought resilience – Brendon Harkness, Watercare & Kirwin Tan, GHD
11.35am Rob Blakemore, Wellington Water - Capturing Our Water Supply Sources Before It’s Too Late
12.15pm Word from one of our sponsors – Jeff Booth
12.20pm Lunch
12.50pm Communicating flood hazard mapping with the public – is it worth the effort?  Alistair Osborne & Nadia Nitsche, Wellington Water
1.20pm Quiz question
1.25pm Word from sponsor – Tonkin & Taylor
1.30pm The Modelling Factory – Production line to the future – Nathan Donald, Watercare & Thomas Haarhoff, Mott MacDonald
2.00pm Regionwide Flood Modelling for Rural Auckland – Cheryl Bai, Auckland Council
2.30pm Afternoon tea
2.45pm Updating models – Paraparaumu Beach case study, Carl Johnson & Rathika Jebamony - AWA
3.15pm Quiz questions recap & Rewards
3.30pm Closing remarks

Capturing Our Water Supply Sources - Rob Blakemore.pdf

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Edgewalkers or Influencers - David Ward.pdf

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