Events from April 3, 2023 – November 3, 2022 – John Grill Institute for Project Leadership Events from April 3, 2023 – November 3, 2022 – John Grill Institute for Project Leadership

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9th International Megaprojects ‘Theory Meets Practice’ Workshop

Chau Chak Wing Museum University Place, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney

In a world beget by grand challenges from climate change, social inequality to polarised politics and biodiversity loss, it has become increasingly difficult for infrastructure development projects to progress unless they attend to wider social and environmental concerns.

Martina Huemann: The power of projects to create a better future

School of Project Management Level 2, 21 Ross Street, Forest Lodge, Sydney

Projects possess an inherent creation power. They enable us to establish new hospitals or schools, build or rebuild all kinds of infrastructure and organize for sustainable transformation. Especially Mega Projects are forces of societal change and support us in turning ideas into life. The presentation discusses challenges and opportunities of delivering infrastructure and offers stakeholder-orientation as an essential principle in contemporary Project Management.

Tim Broyd: Innovation and the search for low carbon buildings and infrastructure

Business School, University of Sydney ABS Case Study Lecture Theatre 2090 H70.02.2090 University of Sydney Business School Darlington Campus, Sydney

The construction industry has a bad reputation for failing to meet traditional targets of quality, cost and time, and also for lack of innovation in processes, methods and materials. The reality is not quite so bleak, but it is certainly the case that there is little formal research. And yet we are now facing the greatest challenge the industry has ever had to meet, that of climate change.