Water Journal : Current August 2017
Fiery displays opened the Gala Dinner and Awards Night. Attendees mingle during the Gala Dinner. Jim Athanas, Xylem. 77 www.awa.asn.au GALA DINNER AND AUSTRALIAN WATER AWARDS WATER LEADERS FORUM T he cherry on top of the water industry social season is the Australian Water Awards and Gala Dinner, generously sponsored by ANZ and TRILITY. It was certainly a night to remember as the industry’s biggest innovators and disruptors were acknowledged for individual accomplishments and project excellence. W hat are the water industry’s biggest data challenges? How can it prepare for an uncertain future? These questions and more were discussed at the invitation-only event on the first day of the conference, and proudly sponsored by GHD. National winners of the Australian Water Awards. Dr Sander Klous, KPMG, presents during the Water Leaders Forum. Panellists left to right: Dr Sander Klous, KPMG; Roch Cheroux, SA Water; Joanna Batstone, IBM; Kumar Parakala, GHD; and Dr Fang Chen, Data61.
Current May 2017