Professor Trevor Day, Executive Dean, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment; Professor Chris Austin, Head of School of Life and Environmental Sciences; and Dr Kelly Miller, Environmental Science Course Director, invite you to our upcoming seminar 'Living in a Tiny House: the benefits for society, environment and you!' with guest speaker Darren Hughes.


ACTS has teamed up with representatives from Harvard University’s Center for Health and the Global Environment to invite you to the Leadership in Sustainability Summit: Positioning Sustainability as an Innovation Driver.

This one-day recurring summit, taking place in three major cities, will help refresh our individual and collective leadership vision, energy and impact in ways that are best attuned to the times.


Building on the success of 2016, Ozwater’17 will use enhanced technological insights to drive the most exciting program yet. With a new Innovation Stream and enhanced exhibitor interactions, Ozwater’17 will again attract a dynamic and diverse audience, from professionals working across industries relating to water, decision and policy makers through to students, scientists and researchers.


The FMA Conference has been held annually for over 50 years and is the most respected flood risk management event held in Australia. The conference will mark the tenth anniversary of the "Pasha Bulker" storm, and extensive flooding which occurred in Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. The conference will feature improvements to flood risk management since 2007, inspections of the Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Scheme and the Newcastle Flash Flood Alert Service, which is the first of its kind in New South Wales.


This year's Research Facilities Design and Development (RFDD) event draws upon the fundamentals of designing new research facilities, retro fitting existing buildings and managing facilities to optimize research while maintaining operational costs. This event will focus on addressing the importance incorporating inter-disciplinary collaboration when designing, developing and maintaining flexible multi purpose facilities.


The programme of UK-YWP intends to develop and solidify a much-needed network of opportunities, ideas, skills and best practices by delivering tools for cross-field engagement and career development for water professionals.


By 2050, 9 billion people are expected to inhabit the planet. Water scarcity on the one hand, and flood-proof cites on the other will become our main challenges. Amsterdam International Water Week 2017 presents a new approach that tackles these challenges head on