Water New Zealand 2016 Stormwater Conference

Water New Zealand Conference

The call for abstracts has now closed.

The Water New Zealand 2016 Stormwater Conference is to be held at The Rutherford Hotel in Nelson from 18 - 20 May 2016.

The call for abstracts for the Water New Zealand 2016 Stormwater Conference closed at 5pm on Friday, 6 November 2015.

For your information, abstracts accepted into the programme will be notified mid - December and completed conference papers will be required by Friday, 4 March 2016.

The Conference provides opportunity to:
• build your corporate profile
• cultivate technical knowledge
• keep up to date with the latest innovations
• create business opportunities
• up skill in various areas of stormwater science and management
• network with peers
• hear new and cutting-edge stormwater information

It is also an opportunity to:
• profile your research, project or initiatives
• expand your network connections with potentially hundreds of water professionals and exhibiting companies
• develop your professional experience
• keep up-to-date on the latest industry trends and information
• participate in the stormwater industries primary interest group

The overarching theme for the Water New Zealand 2016 Stormwater Conference is Resilient Stormwater Systems. Papers are sought on any topic of interest to the full spectrum of the stormwater industry including but not limited to:

Building Flood Resilient Communities
• Hydraulic performance of drainage systems
• Hydrological network design
• Flood risk assessment, damage cost analysis and management
• Flood modelling
• Climate change impacts
• Civil Defence plans and actions

Sustaining and Valuing the Environment
• The social and cultural value of the environment to cities and communities
• Stormwater harvesting
• Managing, protecting and restoring groundwater and river systems
• Irrigation which considers both agricultural and environmental values

Catchment and Asset Management Planning
• Developing catchment management plans
• Developing stormwater asset management plans
• Condition assessments
• Life cycle assessments
• Stormwater assets in the road corridor
• Operations and maintenance Risk management planning
• Innovation and technology
• Research and development

Governance, Regulation and Planning
• Planning frameworks and district plans
• Structure planning
• Impact of land use changes on stormwater management
• Environmental Impact Assessments
• Cultural Impact Assessments

Find out more on the Water New Zealand 2016 Stormwater Conference at www.stormwaterconference.org.nz

  • 18/05/2016 - 20/05/2016
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  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • Rutherford Hotel , Nelson, NZ
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