Conferences in Australia

Underground Mining Fundamentals

Date: 23-Oct-14 to 23-Oct-14
Location: Australia
Improve your knowledge & appreciation of the technicalities, risks & challenges involved with underground mining _ the complex geology, how to choose the optimal mining method, the importance of production efficiency & equipment selection, JORC & the risk/return scenarios. Key Learning Outcomes Explain underground mine geology and ore-body modelling Appreciate the importance of resource/reserve estimation and statutory requirements: JORC Understand the components of mine planning and the bankable feasibility study Analyse underground mining methods and their financial risks Recognise the interplay between size and life of mine Appreciate the safety, legal, environmental and mine closure considerations Consider the current industry challenges ...

Rail Engineering & Design Safety Management

Date: 21-Oct-14 to 24-Oct-14
Location: Australia
Australian legislation now requires designers & project managers to demonstrate competence in EDSM as part of their mandatory licensing as a rail safety worker. This course will not only underpin the demonstration of the necessary skills, but provide unique insights & quality, practical guidance. Key Learning Outcomes Demonstrate a sound understanding of the principles of EDSM Appreciate risk in the context of the railway, design and safety management Describe how design and the safety lifecycle interact and influence each other Relate current best practice including safety standards such as EN50126 to your own business Identify and use relevant standards to aid management of design risk Identify hazards, assess risks and understand risk assessment and its ...

Contract Law Advanced Masterclass for Non-Lawyers

Date: 22-Oct-14 to 24-Oct-14
Location: Sydney / Australia
Master your contract interpretation & preparation skills through this advanced program designed to extract, discuss, & interpret complex contract law issues & the real intent behind clauses, terms & conditions to generate true value for your business. Key Learning Outcomes Identify the legal issues which arise from using certain contract terms clauses Review select terms and conditions and identify when and where these should be used in contracts Examine and develop practical approaches to the following terms, conditions and clauses: indemnities, insurance, payment, bank guarantees, force majeure, liability, liquidated damages and termination Maintain control of the contracting process by using terms and conditions and designing an appropriate framework ...

Rail Track Design Fundamentals

Date: 22-Oct-14 to 24-Oct-14
Location: Sydney / Australia
Grow your knowledge & appreciation of the performance of rail track systems, how they are engineered for functionality, capacity, safety & reliability by examining rail engineering principles, data, techniques & best practices. Key Learning Outcomes Analyse the principles, data and techniques applied to rail track design Discover how todays track systems are engineered and designed for functionality, capacity, safety, reliability, and competitiveness Gain a working knowledge of the performance of railway track systems in response to loadings Understand the critical relationships between track and rolling stock Gain insight into the implications of terminal design on efficient railway operations Learn to optimise the long-term benefit and economy from resources ...

Effective Negotiation & Communication Skills

Date: 23-Oct-14 to 24-Oct-14
Location: Australia
Build your confidence in both the formal principles & the practical skills of negotiation & persuasion to leverage credibility & influence, fine tune your persuasive style & negotiate with more confidence & authority. Key Learning Outcomes Apply proven principles of persuasion and influence to ensure win-win outcomes Improve the results of your negotiations by following key principles and procedures Optimise your pre-negotiation preparation to ensure improved outcomes Understand, recognise and manage negotiation tactics and negative behaviours Recognise different behavioural types and learn ways to relate better to others Understand and utilise key communication tools to improve your influence on others Integrate, combine and apply a range of value ...

CCF National Conference 2014

Date: 21-Oct-14 to 25-Oct-14
Location: Australia
In 2014 Australia has seen the announcement of a multi-billion dollar infrastructure development plan from the Federal Government. Designed to stimulate the economy and enhance productivity this drive will have significant impact on all elements of the civil construction industry.In addition to examining the Federal and Government spending plans the CCF National Conference will showcase mega-projects from across the globe and how the industry is breaking new ground through innovation.Hosted in Adelaide amidst the fantastic redevelopment of the Riverbank Precinct the conference will be accompanied by an expanded and exciting exhibition, and the partners program will showcase the very best South Australia has to offer.

LNG Awareness

Date: 27-Oct-14 to 27-Oct-14
Location: Australia
This basic level introductory course will benefit those who have no background in LNG who need appreciation of how the LNG business works, & how they contribute to the big picture. It provides a framework that participants can build on as their career grows. Key Learning Outcomes Understand the oil and gas industry structure Understand the LNG project lifecycle Discover contemporary issues and industry trends Discover technical aspects of oil and gas creation and development Understand the gas liquefaction process Discover how LNG is stored, loaded and shipped Review the structure of LNG receiving terminals Appreciate LNG hazards and safety considerationsAbout the CourseLNG Series: Course 1 _ Course Level: Basic/FoundationalFirst in our LNG training series, this ...

Contract Law Fundamentals for Non-Lawyers

Date: 26-Oct-14 to 28-Oct-14
Location: Sydney / Australia
Build confidence around legal terminology & contractual obligations to help protect your commercial interests, assist in contract development & avoid disputes. Better equip yourself to understand the legal advice you receive, interpret it correctly & generate true value for your business. Key Learning Outcomes Examine and address current topical issues in contract law Review statutory and common law obligations that must be incorporated into contracts Develop processes to ensure contract objectives are delivered while mitigating risk Review a select sample of contracts clauses to identify responsibility and liability Implement drafting changes that improve contract clarity and structure Discover how various contract clauses achieve maximum risk management by ...

Asia Pacific World Sport and Women Conference

Date: 26-Oct-14 to 28-Oct-14
Location: Australia
The two-day forum is set to discuss the business of women in sport featuring esteemed speakers from a cross-section of backgrounds. The APWSW Conference will provide delegates practical solutions to attract, engage and retain the interest of women in the business of sport. The APWSW Conference responds to a growing industry and community demand to strengthen sport across all levels by increasing womens involvement from grassroots participation through to board level representation.The two-day forum is set to discuss the business of women in sport featuring esteemed speakers from a cross-section of backgrounds. The APWSW Conference will provide delegates practical solutions to attract, engage and retain the interest of women in the business of sport. The APWSW Conference responds to a ...

13th Annual Longwall Conference

Date: 26-Oct-14 to 28-Oct-14
Location: Australia
Building on twelve years of excellence it's rare that such a large gathering of underground coal operators come together under the one roof, providing a great opportunity to catch up with friends, industry leaders, former colleagues and longwall mining specialists. We are delighted to announce that production for the 13th Annual Longwall Conference is under-way and is due for release in the middle of 2014.