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Conferences Overview

R2A regularly presents our due diligence methodology and examples of specific industry applications at various conferences and conventions around Australia and overseas. Our list is updated with the latest speaking engagements. 

EECON 2017

EECON 2017

Gaye Francis will be presenting at EECON 2017 in Melbourne on 22-23 November. Gaye’s presentation is titled “How safe is safe enough? Effective Safety Frameworks.”

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Fire Australia 2017

Tim Procter presented at the Fire Australia Conference (2017) in Sydney on 3-5 May. Tim’s presentation was titled “The Legal Context to QRA.”

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Asset Management Council

Risk and Asset Management

Tim Procter presented at a combined meeting of the Risk Engineering Society (RES) and Asset Management Council (AMC) in Melbourne on 11 October. Tim discussed the intersection of risk/due diligence and asset management.

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Dust Explosions Conference

Richard Robinson presented at the Dust Explosions Conference in Brisbane on 17-18 October. Richard’s presentation was titled ‘Dust Explosions and the (model) WHS Act’.

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CORE 2016 – Conference on Railway Excellence

Tim Procter presented at the 2016 CORE Conference in Melbourne on 16-18 May. Tim’s presentation was titled “Rail Tunnel Fire Safety System Design in a SFAIRP Context’.

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Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group (AAWHG)

Richard Robinson presented at the Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group’s Annual Forum on 5th and 6th of November. His presentation was titled ‘Legal due diligence and wildlife hazard management – what is considered reasonable and practical?’

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The Australasian Marine Pilots Institute (AMPI)

Gaye Francis and Richard Robinson presented at The Australasian Marine Pilots Institute’s 2015 Pilotage and Port Logistics Conference on 5th – 9th October. The title of their presentation was ‘Managing Risk’.

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Institute of Fire Engineers Australia (IFE)

Richard presented at the 2015 Institute of Fire Engineers Australia Conference on the 8th – 9th October. He presented on fire engineering design implications of the Australian model WHS legislation.

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Safety Institute of Australia Ltd

Gaye Francis presented at the Safety Institute of Australia’s National Safety Convention, Safety Differently, on 16th – 17th September. Gaye held two presentations – titled ‘The Role of Due Diligence Engineering’ and ‘SCG and Due Diligence Engineering’.

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The Electrical Energy Society of Australia (EESA)

Gaye was a panellist at the EESA’s event on Electric Energy Security and the role of Nuclear Energy in Australia. This event was held in Melbourne in May, 2015. The event consisted of a panel made up of representatives from the industry, including Gaye, Martin Thomas AM, Tony Irwin, Colonel Neil Greet and Ben Heard, as well as an opening address by Senator Sean Edwards.

BICSI South Pacific Conference 2015 

Richard Robinson presented at the BICSI South Pacific Conference ‘The Connected World’ in May 2015 in Sydney. Richard was among many other industry experts presenting on the current and future technologies that facilitate the rapid migration of the digital world where everything is ‘connected’.

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Engineers Australia Convention 2014

Gaye Francis and Richard Robinson presented at the Engineers Australia Convention Mastering Complex Projects Conference on 24th November 2014 in Melbourne. The presentation was titled ‘Project Due Diligence’ and contained a case study on the procurement of the new E Class trams for Melbourne.

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Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)

Richard Robinson presented at the SFPE Conference on Performance-Based Codes and Fire Safety Design Methods on 10-12 November 2014. Richard’s presentation is titled ‘Implications for Fire Engineering Design of the Australian Model WHS Legislation’.

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Electrical Maintenance & Safety National Forum

Richard Robinson presented at the Electrical Maintenance & Safety National Forum on 21 – 22 October 2014. Richard’s presentation is titled ‘Near Enough Not Safe Enough’.

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Engineers Australia 2014 NSW Regional Convention

Richard Robinson presented at the Engineers Australia 2014 NSW Regional Convention on the 17 – 19 October 2014. The convention topic was Sustainable Regional Engineering. Richard’s presentation is titled ‘Sustainable Risk Management and Due Diligence’.

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2014 Statewide Mutual Risk Management Conference

Richard Robinson presented the keynote address at the Statewide Mutual Risk Management Conference on 29 August 2014. Richard’s presentation is titled ‘How to Engineer Due Diligence’.

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Engineers Australia Senior Engineers Group Presentation

Richard Robinson presented to the Senior Engineers Group In Melbourne on 17 July 2014. Richard’s presentation described the implications of the due diligence requirements under the provision of the model Work Health and Safety legislation for engineers and how engineers go about meeting this obligation.

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Engineers Australia Engineered Safety Group (SA)

Richard Robinson presented at the Engineers Australia Engineered Safety Group seminar on 7 May 2014. Richard’s presentation described his views on ALARP and SFAIRP and the perceived shift from using hazard-based assessments to demonstrating that engineering products are safe to using a precautionary approach.

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CORE 2014

Richard Robinson presented at the CORE2014 Conference on Railway Excellence on 5 – 7 May 2014. Richard’s presentation is titled ‘SFAIRP vs ALARP’.

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Construction Risk Management Summit

Richard Robinson presented at the Construction Risk Management Summit on 1-2 April 2014. Richard’s presentation is titled ‘Project Due Diligence’.

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The Australian Marine Pilots Institute (AMPI)

Richard Robinson presented at the AMPI Spring Workshop on 21st & 22nd November 2013. Richard’s presentation discussed Managing Professional Negligence.

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Electrical Regulatory Compliance Forum

Richard Robinson presented at the Electrical Regulatory Compliance Forum on 25th – 26th September 2013. Richard’s presentation discussed the Implications for Designers of the Engineers Australia Safety Case Guideline.

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Earthing, Lightning & Surge Protection

Richard Robinson presented at the Electrical Lightning & Surge Protection Conference on 2nd – 4th July 2013. Richard’s presentation discussed the Implications for Designers of the Engineers Australia Safety Case Guideline.

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Assets Management Conference

Richard Robinson presented at the Asset Management Conference on 4th June 2013. Richard’s presentation discussed how increasingly organisations are required to demonstrate due diligence for the management of assets.

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