Conference Program

FULL PROGRAM

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PROCEEDINGS

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PROGRAM SUMMARY

You can find a summary of the key dates and topics for the 2019 Conference below. Subject to Change.

Day One, Wednesday 29 May

10.00AM - 12.30PM

Park Managers Forum

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Technical Tour 1

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12.30PM - 2.30PM Lunch (at own cost)
2.30PM - 5.00PM

Master Classes

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TURF
LIGHTING (Postponed)
FACILITY MANAGEMENT
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Technical Tour 2

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5.00PM - 6.30PM

Welcome Function

Day Two, Thursday 30 May

8.00AM

Registration

8.45AM
Welcome and Introductions, Housekeeping, Welcome to Country
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8.55AM - 9.10AM

Opening Address

9.15AM - 9.55AM

Keynote Address

Mark Olsen - Head of Property and Tourism, Brisbane Marketing
Ecotourism project success factors
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10.00AM - 10.20AM
Josie Raftery - Toowoomba Regional Council & Kim Markwell - E2 DESIGNLAB
TRC Green.IS - The green plan
10.20AM - 10.40AM
MORNING TEA AND TRADE DISPLAY VISITS
10.40AM - 11.20AM

Keynote Address

Dr Tracy Kolbe-Alexander - Senior Lecturer, School of Health & Wellbeing, University of Southern Queensland
If you build it, will they come? Using parks and green spaces to promote health and wellbeing
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11.25AM - 11.45AM
Zoe Eather - Arup
Smart cities and smart communities
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11.50AM - 12.10PM
Gerard McCormick - Cardno
Kurrawa Terrace - A beachside gem
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12.15PM - 12.35PM
Tobias Volbert - Urban Play
The importance of salutogenic design - Interaction between individual, community and environment.
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12.35PM- 1.25PM
LUNCH AND TRADE DISPLAY VISITS
1.25PM- 2.05PM

Keynote Address

Troy Matheson - Mode Design
Making places
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2.10PM - 2.30PM
Andrew Neighbour - Lat 27
"La Foresta" - A garden for learning
2.35PM - 2.55PM

Marke Jennings-Temple - SPORTENG
Self-irrigating natural turf for smarter water management

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2.55PM - 3.15PM
AFTERNOON TEA AND TRADE DISPLAY VISITS
3.15PM - 3.45PM

Keynote Address

Gary Humphries - Toowoomba Regional Council
What tourists really want!!
3.50PM - 4.10PM
Mandy Rounsefell - Rounsefell Design & Matthew Robertson - Western Downs Regional Council
Chinchilla Botanic Parklands
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4.15PM - 4.35PM
Nev Connell - Cardno
Wahat Al Karama - A commemorative place
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4.40PM- 5.10PM

Keynote Address

Jo Thomae - Mojo Adventure Racing
Adventure Racing
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6.30PM - 7.00PM

Pre-Dinner Drinks

7.00PM - LATE

Awards of Excellence Dinner

Day Three, Friday 31 May

8.30AM

Registration


ACTIVE TRANSPORT STREAM

9.00AM - 9.35AM

Keynote Address

Jerryn Zwart - Zwart Transport Planning
Health, economic, environmental and social benefits to the community through walking

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9.40AM - 10.00AM
Kylie Nixon - Arup
What can engineering companies like Arup do?
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10.00AM - 10.20AM
MORNING TEA AND TRADE DISPLAY VISITS
10.20AM- 10.50AM
Zwart Transport Planning, Cardno and Arup
A Toowoomba case study - Workshop
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GENERAL - TOWARDS NEW HORIZONS

10.50AM- 11.15AM
Chris Stockley - Toowoomba Regional Council
Regional Cemeteries
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11.20AM - 11.40AM
Damian Thompson - Lat27
Planning for Woolgoolga public places
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11.45AM- 12.05PM

Keynote Address

Luke Shipman - Ausco Modular Modular
Modular sport facilities: Game changer
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12.10PM- 12.30PM
Dan Docherty - Syngenta
Technology to achieve improvements

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12.30PM - 1.00PM
Parks and Leisure
Towards New Horizons
1.00PM- 1.30PM
LUNCH AND TRADE DISPLAY VISITS



Key Dates

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS CLOSED - Friday 8 March 2019
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATIONS CLOSED - Early Bird Registrations
CLOSED - General Registrations
PROGRAM LAUNCHED
NOW AVAILABLE - March 2019

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