2nd Annual Development Engineering Forum 

Wednesday 2nd October - Thursday 3rd October 2019 

Holiday Inn, Warwick Farm

This must-attend gathering to help stakeholders streamline the engineering processes within the public works and engineering sector.

This Forum is relevant for all levels of public works professionals across cities, towns and regional councils.



This two-day Forum will challenge thought leaders, highlight award-winning case studies as well as showcase grass-roots practitioners and planning entities that are at the forefront of innovation and reforms.

Join more than 100 delegates at this dedicated forum designed by engineers for engineers.

This Forum has attracted upwards of 100 delegates from across New South Wales. These delegates are multi-disciplinary and represent the public and private sectors. The agenda focuses on relevant, topical and innovative speakers. This Forum promotes success and innovative practices with forward-thinking solutions for all the disciplines of public works.

An extensive program is being developed for this October to enable development engineers to gain a deeper appreciation of the development processes, together with the ability to engage across the eco-system in an interactive and thought-provoking manner.

You can expect to hear about:

  • Building standards for development applications, as well as guidelines and consistency
  • Using AUS-SPEC as a reference tool
  • Strengthening communication between development engineers, consultants, certifiers and developers
  • Future-proofing communities, especially across local councils
  • Meeting funding obligations and the safety of community assets
  • Managing assets, including transport, cultural and recreational facilities (and not just roads water and sewer)
  • Ensuring quality outcomes for the building and construction processes
  • Tackling new growth and changing demands in emerging areas
  • Managing the plethora of applications, especially for new development
  • Stormwater treatment for environmental outcomes
  • Water sensitive design (WUD) blueprint
  • Rebuilding & preparing after extensive flooding
  • Adapting to high/medium density housing parking arrangements
  • Electric vehicles or mobility-as-a-service
  • Dealing with legislation, for example, the environmental/heritage issues
  • Tracking outcomes involving the Land and Environment Court
  • Practitioner case studies that spotlight ways to overcome development challenges 



With special thank you to our partners

Cardno is a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work around the world. We are a dynamic, global team of multidisciplinary specialists with expertise and more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

With over 30 years’ experience working with local government, Cardno is well placed to deliver large- and small-scale projects. We understand the broad range of local government responsibilities, operations and services. Our team of engineers, scientists and consultants work closely with our local government clients to ensure that we fully appreciate project drivers, scope and objectives in order that we can tailor best practice bespoke solutions to the issue at hand.

Established in 1945, Cardno listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 2004. [ASX: CDD]. www.cardno.com