How much can one discus about water in 4 days in Australia? Well, from 1 to 4 November a full program on joint Australian and Dutch dialog is planned and covers a breadth of issues.
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Sharing their Dutch and international experiences and insights, a small team of Dutch guests will help stimulate the collective debate of resilience in delta city’s and floodplains and what this means for Queensland.
Combining joint insights and experiences on Resilient Urban Deltas and Floodplains, a pooled Australian-Queensland and Dutch group of colleagues will engage in a half day workshop to identify key factors and future needs that mainstream these water management issues into the critical resilience building agenda sought by Cities around the world.
In the spirit of Australian-Dutch collaboration, celebration of the 400th anniversary of Dirk Hartog’s landing in Western Australia sees a week of engagement and knowledge-sharing activity for the Dutch Royal couple, for a trade mission of Dutch businesses and a mix of Australian officials and professionals across multiple states.
Active participation through 4 working groups was a feature of this SEQ WaterFutures charrette. And nothing like a mix of pictures to highlight the effort in action and ideas generated.
Motivation to think of creative insights with a collective efforts at the SEQWaterFutures charrette was inspired by expansive Briosbane river views.
The upcoming SEQ WaterFutures workshop – in early August – will be lead by an international team of facilitators form the USA and the Netherlands. Their experience is eagerly welcomed as we embark on an ambitious approach to better understanding the adaption and resilience options and what this can offer for South east Queensland.
In August we have a multi day workshop called a Planning Charrette. So where does this term come from?
Over that last 2 years our Flood Community of Practice collective has worked together on a range of topics. In August we will initiate an ambitious and creative design based workshop to further develop and utilise this collective experience and knowledge in developing options for future South East Queensland flood resilience and adaption initiatives.
Thirty participants came together to seek solutions and suggestions to make the Queensland Climate Policy better direct doable actions by all parts of the community