Engineering a Sustainable World:
Discover the peak conference for engineers worldwide
World Engineers Convention 2019 will be held in Australia, the home of iconic engineering projects from the Sydney Opera House to the Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric scheme.
Hear national and international speakers reflect on the legacy of engineering achievements over the past 100 years — and define the future of engineering disciplines for the next 100 years . At this event, co-hosted by Engineers Australia and the World Federation of Engineering Organisations, you’ll build networks with leaders in global engineering practice. All while enjoying the natural beauty and quality of life for which Australia is world-renowned.
WEC invites presentations from national and international speakers across the spectrum of engineering disciplines. The convention program features multiple tracks with presentations on themes including:
• How new technology and innovations are reshaping engineering
• Sustainability in engineering practice
• Cities of the future: responsive design for greater liveability
• Fostering diversity in engineering careers
• Equipping the next generation of engineers to be leaders in their field
Melbourne, Australia is the home of WEC 2019: a city surrounded by natural beauty and some of the finest cultural experiences in the southern hemisphere. Before or after the convention, tour the breathtaking coastlines of Great Ocean Road, or explore the vineyards of the Yarra Valley, both within easy reach of the city. In Melbourne itself, take in the iconic artworks of the National Gallery Victoria, or wander through the shops and laneway cafes for which Melbourne is renowned.
Our venue – the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre – is located in the heart of Melbourne on the edge of the Yarra River. Setting new world benchmarks, the MCEC is the first convention centre to be awarded a ‘6 Star Green Star’ environmental rating by the Green Building Council of Australia. The centre is also raising standards to new heights in innovation, technology, imaginative catering and service options.
The MCEC is easily accessible from every direction by foot, car or public transport and is surrounded by cafes, bars, shopping and fine restaurants.
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