The following is a draft programme, current as at 18 Dec and subject to change.  The committee reserves the right to amend any component as required.  All changes will be updated on the website.
Abstracts to view the accepted abstracts to be presented at conference.
The programme will be finalised by 10 April – after the Hynds Papers have been selected.

New format for 2019:
We have listened to your feedback from previous conferences and are pleased to present a new format for 2019, including:

  • Optional activities and workshops on Wednesday 26 June morning and will return to TSB Arena by 12.30pm.  A boxed lunch will be provided.
  • The conference will commence on Wednesday 26 June at 1.00pm and close on Friday 28 June at 3.00pm
  • Our two evening functions will be held on the Wednesday and Thursday evenings

Wednesday 26

Optional tours.  Included with the full registration fee.  Click here for more info on the tours
Tour 1: 0830 – 1230 WSP Opus Research Centre and Hutt RiverLink
Tour 2: 0845 – 1230 Transmission Gully
Tour 3: 0900 – 1230 The above ground emergency water supply network
Tour 4: 0930 – 1230  Centreport

1200 Registration open
1300 Welcome to conference Welcome from Hon Nanaia Mahuta and  Mayor Justin Lester
1345 Keynote: Finding a new level:  The UK’s Utilities Journey.  David Smith Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Stantec
1445 Afternoon tea
1515 Hynds Pipe Systems Presentations x 3
1715 Hynds Happy Hour
1900 Close

1930 Evening function

Thursday 27 June

0730 Breakfast around the trades
0830 KeynoteUpdate from a climate change expert – Speaker TBC
0915 IPWEA NZ Excellence Awards introduction
0935 IPWEA Australasia update
0950 IPWEA Queensland – best paper presenter.  The Road Asset Management Plan – Make it, test it and sell it.  Mike Holeszko
1030 Morning tea
1100 Concurrent Session One – 5 streams x 4 presentations
1300 Lunch
1400 Keynote: Young IPWEA / Presentations

Flood risk asset management and asset performance in the Greater Wellington regionGeorge Bowman, Greater Wellington Regional Council
Behaviour - a key challenge for our infrastructureHayley Tregoweth, WSP Opus
.Advances in concrete product technologyAli Mobeen, Hynds Pipe Systems
How wastewater system resilience should look like?Bruce Balaei, WSP Opus
Learning from our past to navigate our futurePam Wilson, Calibre

1440 Keynote: The criticality of people in the sustainability of infrastructure management service delivery in New Zealand Ross Waugh Waugh Infrastructure
1505 Afternoon tea
1535 Concurrent Session Two – 4 streams x 3 presentations
1700 Close

1900 IPWEA NZ Awards Dinner

Friday 28 June

0730 Breakfast around the trades
0850 Keynote:  An update on the economy….Tony Alexander
0950 Insurance Council
1010 Aecom Awards
1015 Keynote: Young Leaders Report
1030 Morning tea
1100 Concurrent Session Three – 5 streams x 3 presentations
1230 Lunch
1330 IPWEA NZ President / Prizes
1350 Keynote: What’s your prison?  Dr Paul Wood
1445 Close