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Fri, May 12


Cockle Bay Room, Park Royal Sydney

Working Together for Our Climate Technology Future

Water Wise Workshop

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Working Together for Our Climate Technology Future
Working Together for Our Climate Technology Future

Time & Location

May 12, 2023, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Cockle Bay Room, Park Royal Sydney, 150 Day St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

About the event

Professor Rory Nathan will present research on “Climate change impacts on floods and droughts: implications for water managers” in this interactive one-hour breakfast workshop. VinZero is launching a series of conversations on the application of technology solutions and innovations in planning for water resilience and sustainable development with this first conversation hosted by Mick Liubinskas, Keynote Speaker from the Oz Water conference.

You or a delegate of your choice are invited to join us as a valued Thought Leader and to participate in this important conversation as we collaborate to support SDG 11 (sustainable cities and communities) and SDG 13 (climate action).

Professor Rory Nathan

Professor Rory Nathan is a hydrologist with 40 years’ experience largely in the consulting and public sectors. For the past eight years he has divided his time between research into the impacts of climate change on floods and the environment, private consulting, and on expert review and advisory roles for the federal government. He is a co-editor of Australian Rainfall and Runoff (the national guidelines on flood estimation) and is currently assisting its revision to better incorporate climate change guidance. He has published almost 300 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings on engineering and environmental hydrology. In 2000 he was recognised as national “Civil Engineer of the Year” by Engineers Australia, and as the 2018 Munro Orator he is recognised as being one of Australia’s most influential engineers eminent in the field of water resources.

Mick Liubinskas, Climate Salad.

In 2021 Mick co-founded Climate Salad to help Australian companies build climate solutions. Mick works with climate tech companies focused on helping the world get to carbon negative. Mick loves to help our environment and says that ‘living sustainably is the biggest challenge and opportunity of my lifetime’. He is one of the Keynote Speakers for the Oz Water Conference 2023 and regularly does workshops on the theme Our Climate Technology Future.

RSVP: By COB Thursday 4 May 2023 to Johanne Gallagher, Sustainability Development Advisor at or send SMS to 0407 849 533 with enquiries and Johanne will be in touch.

Duration: 7:30am to 8:30 am, 1 hour of focused time

Venue: Cockle Bay Room, Park Royal Darling Harbour, Sydney. This is a 5–7-minute walk from the ICC.

Parking: Complimentary valet parking is available for free from hotel until 9:00 am. Please contact the hotel to arrange in advance.

Buffet Breakfast: Room will open at 7:15am and buffet breakfast and barista coffee is provided upon registration. Please RSVP with dietary needs.

Registration Time: 7:00 am please come early and get settled with your breakfast so we can start on time.

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