2020 IPWEA NSW State Conference

Wednesday, 4th - Friday, 6th November 2020
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

Preparations for the State Conference in November remain as planned!

This year’s theme is ‘Rebuilding Resilient Communities’ which is in line with the past challenges of the drought, bushfires, floods and COVID-19. 

The State Conference is held on an annual basis and is IPWEA NSW’s premier event featuring several technical streams, keynote speakers, a bustling exhibition hall, the Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Dinner as well as invaluable opportunities to collaborate with your peers and grow your network. The Conference connects those involved in delivering Public Works and Engineering services to the NSW Community whilst providing a unique platform to present papers on a diverse range of issues, exchange ideas and to improve best practice in Public Works, infrastructure development and the future of NSW.

The Conference promotes success and innovative practice with a focus on current issues affecting all disciplines of Public Works across NSW attracting delegate representation from both public and private sectors across the following industry disciplines:

  • Local Government (Councillors, Management/Executive Staff, Engineers, Environmental and Building Professionals)
  • Government Agencies, Alliances and Departments
  • Planners, Road Safety Officers, Works Officers etc
  • Industry Partners, Consulting Engineers and Contractors

Registrations Opening Soon! 

IPWEA NSW 2020 State Conference Registration Packages

Registration TypeRegistration Inclusions
 Full Conference Package Welcome Reception, Awards Dinner + 2 days of Conference   Sessions (Thursday and Friday)
 Full Conference Package +   Wednesday Workshop Welcome Reception, Awards Dinner, 2 days of Conference   Sessions (Thursday and Friday) + Wednesday Workshop
 Thursday Single Day Pass 1 full day of Conference Sessions (Thursday) + Awards Dinner
 Friday Single Day Pass 1 full day Conference Sessions (Friday)
 Wednesday Workshop Wednesday Workshop Only
 Interactive First Timers Networking session built for under 35’s & first timers
 Full Conference Package +   Saturday Workshop Welcome Reception, Awards Dinner, 2 days of Conference   Sessions (Thursday and Friday) + Saturday Workshop
 Friday Single Day Pass +   Saturday  Workshop 1 full day Conference Sessions (Friday) + Saturday Workshop
 Saturday Workshop Saturday Workshop Only
 Welcome Reception Welcome Reception (Wednesday)
 Engineering Excellence Gala   Awards Dinner Engineering Excellence Gala Awards Dinner (Thursday)
 Social Function Package Welcome Reception + Gala Dinner
 Full Conference Package Welcome Reception, Awards Dinner + 2 days of Conference Sessions   (Thursday and Friday)

2020 State Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

At the State Conference, IPWEA NSW runs the Industry Trade Exhibition in conjunction with the conference Program. The Exhibition is a prominent feature of the Conference and has been designed to maximise promotional opportunities for participating organisations with morning teas, lunches and afternoon teas served within the exhibition area. In addition to this, the Conference Welcome Reception is also held in the exhibition area.

Participating as a partner or exhibitor at the IPWEA NSW State Conference can take you straight to your target market and demonstrate your level of support and commitment to the Public Works Industry.

The Conference provides multiple opportunities to interact with delegates across both formal and informal sessions featuring:  

  • Welcome Reception
  • Industry Trade Exhibition
  • Conference Program Sessions
  • Delegate Satchels
  • Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Dinner

Sponsorship Opportunities Key Contact
Jenny Ban - Events Manager
E: jenny.ban@ipweansw.org
P: (02) 8267 3006
M: 0478 804 773

2020 Call For Papers 

Public Works are developing rapidly with the assistance of innovative technologies and we must investigate clever, more efficient ways to keep up with these recent changes. We must remain on the forefront of identifying emerging technologies, solving contemporary challenges, developing new skills, building networks and retaining existing skills whilst working collaboratively with local communities on environmental matters, promote sustainability, road safety, asset management and technical innovation. Share your experiences with your colleagues as we continue to advance and grow as one. 

2020 Call For Papers Key Dates

Susscessful Submissions To Be Notified 

By Monday, 3rd August 2020

Call for Papers Key Contact
Siana Cairns - Events and Administration Coordinator 
E: siana.cairns@ipweansw.org
P: (02) 8267 3013
M: 0408 570 601

2020 Engineering Excellence Awards 

The highly anticipated Engineering Excellence Awards are a major highlight of the State Conference and provide Members and Councils with the opportunity to showcase excellence in Local Government and Public Works projects.  This is achieved through inspiration, innovation, collaboration, development and completion of projects and technical management by our Members. Put your team in the spotlight and receive the recognition you greatly deserve at the Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Dinner.

2020 Engineering Excellence Awards Key Dates

Inspections/Judging to Commence 

From Monday, 3rd August 2020

Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Dinner

Thursday, 5th November

Excellence Awards Key Contact
Aisya Rahayu - Events & Administration Assistant
E: aisya.rahayu@ipweansw.org
P: (02) 8267 3016
M: 0452 274 669

Thank you to our 2020 Partners

Platinum Partner Silver Partner