Day 2 – Wednesday 30 May

8.00am - 9.00am 

Tea / Coffee

Foyer, Ann Harding Conference Centre

9.00am - 9.30am

National Water Commission

The unfinished business of water reform

Ms Kerry Olsson (National Water Commission)

9.30am - 10.30am

Facilitated session: making the Source Modelling Community work for you

We are launching the Source Modelling Community to support the development of Source in Australia and overseas. We want it to be a valuable facility for experienced users as well as for those new to the community. Contribute your ideas to this facilitated session to help us design the Source Modelling Community to work to support your needs.

Professor Gary Jones

10.30am - 11.00am

Morning Tea

11.00am - 12.30pm

Hear from experts on one of three specialist sessions:

 

Environmental flows context and science


Designing environmental flows programs based on system understanding
Prof Gary Jones


Predicting ecological responses to environmental flows
Dr Ben Gawne


Ecological models for flow scenario and optimisation tools: Status and needs
Dr Carmel Pollino


Integrating temporal dynamics into environmental flows planning: opportunities for the future
Dr Nick Bond


Panel discussion
Jones, Gawne, Pollino, Bond


Urban water system management

 

Linking urban water management to urban liveability

Prof Tony Wong

 

Whole of Catchment Urban Stormwater Retrofits: Various QLD and NSW Case Studies

Damion Cavanagh

 

Environmental considerations for stormwater harvesting from urban streams

Dr Tony Ladson

 

Modelling river systems

 

Modelling river systems using Source – functionality and capability

Dr Matthew Bethune,
Dr Geoff Podger


Overview of the trial application projects of Source
Dr Lydia Cetin

Goulbourn-Murray Operations applications project
Kym Wilson

Incorporating environmental demands/flows into planning
Dr Nick Marsh

Ordering, ownership, and Murray applications project
Alistair Korn

Q&A session

 

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Lunch

1.30pm - 2.30pm

Hear from experts on one of three specialist sessions:

 

Tools and methods for managing flows


Supporting objective-setting with evidence
Dr Michael Stewardson


eWater tools for managing environmental flows
Dr Nick Marsh


Managing the balance between supply and demand

 

Lot to suburb scale IUWM
Speaker TBC

 

An integrated water management model based on reliability tables created using MUSIC

Dr Dale Browne


Modelling catchment scale processes

 

Applications project – Great Barrier Reef
Dr David Waters

Calibrating rainfall runoff models in Source
Dr Phillip Jordan

 

Source for urban: tool for integrated water management

Philip Pedruco


Q&A session

 

2.30pm - 3.00pm

Afternoon Tea

3.00pm - 4.30pm

Hear from experts on one of three specialist sessions:

 

Environmental flow program design and future prospects

 

Environmental flow monitoring and evaluation: lessons from VEFMAP
Dr Angus Webb

 

Program logic to tackle environmental water problems: an example of low flows

Dr Fran Sheldon & Dr. Nick Marsh

 

Advances and challenges in environmental flows

Prof Angela Arthington


Making better decisions about urban water

 

Managing trade-offs using optimisation approaches
Prof Graeme Dandy


Uncertainty and decision making: Probability and beyond
Prof George Kuczera

 

Customising Source


Introduction to customisation

Joel Rahman

 

Developing plugins to extend Source: DERM experience

Robin Ellis and
Ross Searle


Farm dam modelling in WA southern catchments: water security and reliability issues
Keirnan Fowler  

 

Wrap-up and panel Q&A

Dr Robert Carr,
Dr Matthew Bethune,
Dr Phillip Jordan,
Dr Geoff Podger

 

4.30pm

Day 2 – Conference close

Bus transfer from Ann Harding Conference Centre (view route info)