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Design your future in irrigation - integrating standards and training agendas for the 21st century

You are invited to contribute to this stimulating workshop, convened by Irrigation Australia (IAL) and supported by International WaterCentre (IWC), at IAL’s Conference and Trade Exhibition 2-6 June 2014.
    • What are the challenges and opportunities faced to achieve a national set of Standards and Codes of Practice for the Australian irrigation industry?
    • Can we bridge technical, management and language divides to achieve sustainability and the flexibility to adapt to the conditions of the future?
    • If so, what action is needed now to underpin a structured and progressive career path for people in the irrigation sector?

    Add your voice to this thought-provoking debate between panel and audience members.

    IAL and IWC welcome practitioners from urban, agricultural and sports/turf irrigation backgrounds to participate in a discussion on practical and leadership initiatives required to achieve a national set of Standards & Codes of Practice across all sectors of the industry.

    Hear from the Chair of the IAL Standards Working Group and leading experts in government, industry and academia – and offer your reflections on IAL’s national vision for progress and change. 


    The debate will be held during Workshop 5 on 4 June 2014 from 10.45-12.45


    IAL National Biennial Conference and Trade Exhibition, Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland (2-6 June 2014)


    The conference theme “Water for Life, Future for All” will look to the future of irrigation, covering such issues as Sustainable Water Resources for Agriculture, Climate and Cloud based Irrigation Scheduling and Control, alternative Sources of Water for Urban irrigation, Micro Irrigation, Water Regulation and Water Management & Efficiency, Industry Standards and Codes of Practice, Training and Certification – analysing the impact of issues on both rural and urban communities.

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