Enhancing the quality of life for all Queensland communities

Congratulations to the four finalists at the 2017 IPWEAQ Futures Challenge!

The winner, chosen by delegates was Matthew Tiller from QUT for his presentation on the optimization of coil pump technology for use in developing countries of the South Pacific  

Optimal design of multi-purpose reservoir system to meet water demands in Townsville
Michael Sarrun, James Cook University

Influence of compressibility on soil susceptibility to contact erosion 
Janelle Ogg and Daniel Marais (presentation delivered by Daniel)
James Cook University 

Residual chlorine improvement in Woodhill water supply zone 
Denver Pollock, University of Southern Queensland

Other Young IPWEAQ initiatives

Engineering the Future

The Program

Final year students studying engineering and related disciplines are invited to present their thesis or research project on poster boards at the IPWEAQ annual conference trade exhibition to be held on the Gold Coast in 2018. 

Each student prepares a poster board which clearly represents the nature of the project, its goals and proposed outcomes. 

Delegates offer advice and feedback to students with the top projects chosen by a panel of judges. Finalists deliver a 10-minute presentation in the auditorium to close Day 2 of the conference program.

Delegates vote on the best presentation using the conference App.

The winner receives a complimentary registration to the IPWEAQ annual conference valued at over $2,000

Register your students for 2018

Thank you for contacting us regarding the 2018 Futures Challenge. I will revert to you shortly.

Leigh Cunningham
Chief Executive Officer
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Please contact Leigh Cunningham or  Craig Moss for more information on the Futures Challenge.

Contact Craig Moss to discuss your career in public works. Craig will devise a program tailored for your techcnical and other needs including continuing professional education, RPEQ progression, mentoring etc.