Westport Events

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The next round of community events will be announced soon.

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The next round of community events will be announced soon.

  • 22 August 2019, National Community Engagement for Infrastructure Forum (NCEIF) Sydney

    about 1 month ago
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    21-23 August
    Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection
    11 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, NSW 2000
    Register here

    The inaugural National Community Engagement for Infrastructure Forum (NCEIF), held in July 2018, was a resounding success due to the tremendous support of our sponsors, speakers and delegates.

    The NCEIF will continue to provide highly engaging sessions in Sydney in August 2019. Participate in frank and fearless discussions on the challenges proponents and practitioners face when engaging with communities and stakeholders about infrastructure and natural resources projects. Industry leaders, community and stakeholder engagement professionals, communication consultants, policy makers, engineers, planners, technology experts and...

    21-23 August
    Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection
    11 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, NSW 2000
    Register here

    The inaugural National Community Engagement for Infrastructure Forum (NCEIF), held in July 2018, was a resounding success due to the tremendous support of our sponsors, speakers and delegates.

    The NCEIF will continue to provide highly engaging sessions in Sydney in August 2019. Participate in frank and fearless discussions on the challenges proponents and practitioners face when engaging with communities and stakeholders about infrastructure and natural resources projects. Industry leaders, community and stakeholder engagement professionals, communication consultants, policy makers, engineers, planners, technology experts and others will come together once again to share lessons learned, explore practical solutions and network with some of the best in our industry.

    Nicole Lockwood, Westport Taskforce Independent Chair, will be presenting on 22 August about the community engagement and consultation strategy implemented throughout the development and assessment of project options.
  • 28 August 2019, University of Notre Dame, Leadership event

    about 1 month ago
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    Event details tbc

    Nicole Lockwood, Westport Taskforce Independent Chair, will be presenting at this leadership event.

    Event details tbc

    Nicole Lockwood, Westport Taskforce Independent Chair, will be presenting at this leadership event.

  • 4 September 2019, Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI), Location Intelligence Forum and Exhibition (LIFE2019)

    about 1 month ago
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    Optus Stadium
    333 Victoria Park Drive, Burswood WA 6100
    Register here

    This event will showcase how location-based and spatial technologies give businesses a competitive edge; and how location intelligence underpins emergency response, transport, agriculture and construction.

    In the evening, SSSI and Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) will be hosting the Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards WA (APSEA WA). The APSEA celebrate the achievements of top spatial information enterprises and individuals and celebrate the finest projects and most significant performance of professionals that the Surveying and Spatial Industry have to offer.

    Mr Chris Barber, Location Information Lead from the Westport Taskforce...

    Optus Stadium
    333 Victoria Park Drive, Burswood WA 6100
    Register here

    This event will showcase how location-based and spatial technologies give businesses a competitive edge; and how location intelligence underpins emergency response, transport, agriculture and construction.

    In the evening, SSSI and Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) will be hosting the Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards WA (APSEA WA). The APSEA celebrate the achievements of top spatial information enterprises and individuals and celebrate the finest projects and most significant performance of professionals that the Surveying and Spatial Industry have to offer.

    Mr Chris Barber, Location Information Lead from the Westport Taskforce will present about the spatial systems and strategies implemented for the multi-disciplinary, multi-agency project. The spatial systems played a critical role in the development and shortlisting of project options.
  • 6 September 2019, Planning Institute of Australia Western Australia Conference, The Changing Face of Leadership in an Age of Disruption

    about 1 month ago
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    Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges
    46-54 Marine Terrace, Fremantle
    Register here

    Resilience in the face of adversity. The weight of popular opinion. Community outrage. Trust and transparency in decision- making. Competing objectives and policies. Planning Reform. An uncertain future. These are the times when strong leadership is needed the most and yet is often the most difficult to achieve. These are the issues that are more prevalent in our profession than ever before.

    This year’s conference explores the enduring theme of creating great places and thriving communities for people. Our speakers will discuss how creating great places is fuelled by...

    Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges
    46-54 Marine Terrace, Fremantle
    Register here

    Resilience in the face of adversity. The weight of popular opinion. Community outrage. Trust and transparency in decision- making. Competing objectives and policies. Planning Reform. An uncertain future. These are the times when strong leadership is needed the most and yet is often the most difficult to achieve. These are the issues that are more prevalent in our profession than ever before.

    This year’s conference explores the enduring theme of creating great places and thriving communities for people. Our speakers will discuss how creating great places is fuelled by the economy (prosperity), infrastructure, people and strong leadership.

    Nicole Lockwood is the Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce, the cross-agency project team charged with planning the infrastructure to drive the freight future of WA’s South West for the next 50 years and beyond.

    Nicole is also the Chair of the Freight and Logistics Council of WA and a member of the Boards of the Water Corporation and Infrastructure Australia. She Chairs MNG Surveying and the Sienna Wood JV and is the Deputy Chair of Leadership WA.

    With a background in law and regional economic development, Nicole works with government and the private sector to develop long-term infrastructure plans to secure the future prosperity and livability of our cities.
  • 10 September 2019, Westport's shortlist information event in Kwinana

    about 15 hours ago
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    7.30am to 9.00am
    Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre
    Chisham Ave & Robbos Way
    Kwinana Town Centre WA 6167

    Register here

    You are invited to hear from Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce, Nicole Lockwood, as she discusses:
    • Westport’s shortlist of options to manage future freight
    • Why the Outer Harbour is the best option
    • Why the Fremantle Inner Harbour is not viable long-term
    Westport’s strategy is vital to ensuring that Perth and surrounds have the transport infrastructure required to meet the demands of a growing population for the next 50 years and beyond.

    Don’t miss this...

    7.30am to 9.00am
    Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre
    Chisham Ave & Robbos Way
    Kwinana Town Centre WA 6167

    Register here

    You are invited to hear from Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce, Nicole Lockwood, as she discusses:
    • Westport’s shortlist of options to manage future freight
    • Why the Outer Harbour is the best option
    • Why the Fremantle Inner Harbour is not viable long-term
    Westport’s strategy is vital to ensuring that Perth and surrounds have the transport infrastructure required to meet the demands of a growing population for the next 50 years and beyond.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the accurate details from the Chair of the project and ask questions.
    As this is a free event and seats are limited, registration is essential. Please arrive at 7.30 am and take your seats by 7.40 am.

    Registrations are open until Friday, 6 September 2019. Register here.
    Please note that signing up to this event registers you to receive Westport updates.

    Read the latest issue of the Westport Beacon.
  • 12 September 2019, Institute of Internal Auditors, Western Australia Internal Audit Conference 2019

    about 1 month ago
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    The program is currently being finalised and details of speakers and topics will be updated on the website as they are confirmed. If you would like to secure your place early, registration is now open. Register here

    The Western Australia Internal Audit Conference is designed for internal audit, risk, compliance and governance professionals. The conference will equip attendees with insights, strategies and tools to assist their organisations in achieving effective risk management, better governance practices, quality controls and organisational efficiencies. The program will be structured with a series of high-level sessions to provide broad insights and directions in the current...

    The program is currently being finalised and details of speakers and topics will be updated on the website as they are confirmed. If you would like to secure your place early, registration is now open. Register here

    The Western Australia Internal Audit Conference is designed for internal audit, risk, compliance and governance professionals. The conference will equip attendees with insights, strategies and tools to assist their organisations in achieving effective risk management, better governance practices, quality controls and organisational efficiencies. The program will be structured with a series of high-level sessions to provide broad insights and directions in the current business environment, along with a number of technical risk and audit presentations that will get into the practicalities of internal audit methodologies.

    For more information, contact conferences@iia.org.au

  • 12 September 2019, Westport's shortlist information event in Perth

    about 15 hours ago
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    5.30pm to 7.00pm
    Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
    21 Mounts Bay Rd, Perth WA 6000

    Register here

    You are invited to hear from Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce, Nicole Lockwood, as she discusses:
    • Westport’s shortlist of options to manage future freight
    • Why the Outer Harbour is the best option
    • Why the Fremantle Inner Harbour is not viable long-term
    Westport’s strategy is vital to ensuring that Perth and surrounds have the transport infrastructure required to meet the demands of a growing population for the next 50 years and beyond.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the...

    5.30pm to 7.00pm
    Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
    21 Mounts Bay Rd, Perth WA 6000

    Register here

    You are invited to hear from Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce, Nicole Lockwood, as she discusses:
    • Westport’s shortlist of options to manage future freight
    • Why the Outer Harbour is the best option
    • Why the Fremantle Inner Harbour is not viable long-term
    Westport’s strategy is vital to ensuring that Perth and surrounds have the transport infrastructure required to meet the demands of a growing population for the next 50 years and beyond.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the accurate details from the Chair of the project and ask questions.
    As this is a free event and seats are limited, registration is essential. Please arrive at 5.30 pm and take your seats by 5.40 pm.

    Registrations are open until Tuesday, 10 September 2019. Register here
    Please note that signing up to this event registers you to receive Westport updates.

    Read the latest issue of the Westport Beacon.
  • 18 September 2019, Westport's shortlist information event in Fremantle

    about 15 hours ago
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    7.30am to 9.00am
    The Esplanade Hotel
    46-54 Marine Terrace & Essex St, Fremantle WA 6160

    Register here

    You are invited to hear from Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce, Nicole Lockwood, as she discusses:
    • Westport’s shortlist of options to manage future freight
    • Why the Outer Harbour is the best option
    • Why the Fremantle Inner Harbour is not viable long-term
    Westport’s strategy is vital to ensuring that Perth and surrounds have the transport infrastructure required to meet the demands of a growing population for the next 50 years and beyond.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the...

    7.30am to 9.00am
    The Esplanade Hotel
    46-54 Marine Terrace & Essex St, Fremantle WA 6160

    Register here

    You are invited to hear from Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce, Nicole Lockwood, as she discusses:
    • Westport’s shortlist of options to manage future freight
    • Why the Outer Harbour is the best option
    • Why the Fremantle Inner Harbour is not viable long-term
    Westport’s strategy is vital to ensuring that Perth and surrounds have the transport infrastructure required to meet the demands of a growing population for the next 50 years and beyond.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the accurate details from the Chair of the project and ask questions.
    As this is a free event and seats are limited, registration is essential. Please arrive at 7.30 am and take your seats by 7.40 am.

    Registrations are open until Monday, 16 September 2019. Register here
    Please note that signing up to this event registers you to receive Westport updates.

    Read the latest issue of the Westport Beacon.
  • 20 September 2019, Westport's shortlist information event in Cockburn

    about 15 hours ago
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    7.30am to 9.00am
    AMC Jakovich Function Centre
    4 McGrath Road, Henderson WA 6166

    Register here

    You are invited to hear from Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce, Nicole Lockwood, as she discusses:
    • Westport’s shortlist of options to manage future freight
    • Why the Outer Harbour is the best option
    • Why the Fremantle Inner Harbour is not viable long-term
    Westport’s strategy is vital to ensuring that Perth and surrounds have the transport infrastructure required to meet the demands of a growing population for the next 50 years and beyond.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the accurate details...

    7.30am to 9.00am
    AMC Jakovich Function Centre
    4 McGrath Road, Henderson WA 6166

    Register here

    You are invited to hear from Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce, Nicole Lockwood, as she discusses:
    • Westport’s shortlist of options to manage future freight
    • Why the Outer Harbour is the best option
    • Why the Fremantle Inner Harbour is not viable long-term
    Westport’s strategy is vital to ensuring that Perth and surrounds have the transport infrastructure required to meet the demands of a growing population for the next 50 years and beyond.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the accurate details from the Chair of the project and ask questions.
    As this is a free event and seats are limited, registration is essential. Please arrive at 7.30 am and take your seats by 7.40 am. Light refreshments will be served.

    Registrations are open until Wednesday, 18 September 2019. Register here
    Please note that signing up to this event registers you to receive Westport updates.

    Read the latest issue of the Westport Beacon.
  • 15 October 2019, Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA), Annual Conference, Melbourne

    about 1 month ago
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    Details TBC

    Nicole Lockwood, Westport Taskforce Independent Chair, will be presenting about Westport and how sustainability is being embedded into the process of solving the port and supply chain demands of Perth's growing population.

    Details TBC

    Nicole Lockwood, Westport Taskforce Independent Chair, will be presenting about Westport and how sustainability is being embedded into the process of solving the port and supply chain demands of Perth's growing population.