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The AWA Young Water Professionals (QLD) hold a successful networking event in Brisbane

Over 65 young water professionals gathered at the Fox Hotel in South Brisbane on 19 March for an evening dedicated to learning and applying effective networking skills in the industry.

The networking part of the evening was preceded by a panel discussion on the ‘Art of Networking’. A panel of well-respected industry leaders shared their career highlights and gave the participants some tips and tricks to boost their career.

This event was a great opportunity for young water professionals to meet fellow peers from throughout the industry and build their professional network in a relaxed atmosphere.

The expert panel included:AWA YWP 19March2015_2

  • Mr Mark Pascoe - International WaterCentre CEO and Chair of the Queensland Government’s Water Expert Panel
  • Dr Matthew Brannock - Technical Director and co-founder SaltWater and former Young Water Professional of the Year
  • Dr Sandra Hall - Vice-President AWA QLD Branch committee and Interim Eastern Region Director CRC for Water Sensitive Cities
  • Dr Peter Isdale - Managing Director, Intergyre Pty Ltd, Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) 2006 and chairman of multiple organisations.

 

“The networking event was a great success!”, said the AWA QLD YWP acting President, Charlotte Spliethoff. “Thanks to the enthusiasm of the panel members and the moderator, the topic of the discussion and a fun ice-breaker game afterwards, everybody was actively networking throughout the night and many new contacts have been made.”

The event was sponsored by IWC, KBR and CH2MHILL.

More AWA QLD Young Water Professionals events will be run throughout the year. For more information and to sign up, please visit: http://www.awa.asn.au/YWP.aspx or contact Charlotte Spliethoff at charlotte.spliethoff@gAWA YWP 19March2015_1mail.com.

 

 

 

 

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