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Programme for the 3rd Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference
Sunday 22 - Monday 23 November 2009

SUNDAY 22 November 2009

4.00-8.00pm

Registration in the Foyer

 
7:30pm Meet and Greet Function in Common Room
 

MONDAY 23 November 2009

8.00am - 5.00pm

Registration in the Foyer

9:00 Plenary Session in the Common Room
Chairman: Rob Wilkinson
Welcome and Official Opening
The Mayor of Dunedin Mr Peter Chin
Opening Address by Sir Neil Cossons
" Does the Engineering Heritage Matter"

10.00-10.30am

MORNING TEA in the Dining Room

10.30am Stream 1 in the Common RoomStream 2 in the Lecture Room
Chairman: Miles PierceChairman: Bruce Cole
   
The Prime Movers of Historical Change
Robert McWilliam
Refrigeration - Underpinning the New Zealand Economy for over 125 years
Andrew Cleland
  
Engineering Archive - Preservation and Prospect
Peter Lowe
Preservation by Operation
John Porter
  
  From the Corporate Dump to a National Resource
Tony Silke
 
DiscussionDiscussion

12.30-1.30pm

LUNCH in the Dining Room

1.10-1.25pm Unveiling of Plaque Commemorating the contribution that Refrigeration has made to New Zealand
1.30pm Stream 1 in the Common RoomStream 2 in the Lecture Room
Chairman: John La Roche Chairman: Keith Baker
   
Telling Engineering Heritage Stories
Paul Mahoney
There's Naught to Fear for the Port of Oamaru
Gavin McLean
  
Telling Engineering Stories - case study
Tom Williamson
History of Auckland Wastewater and the Mangere Wastewater Treatment Plant John Fitzmaurice
  
The Engineering of "Engineering a City"
Richard Venus
Queensland's Timber and Iron Lighthouses: 19th Century Colonial Innovation
Peter Marquis-Kyle
  
DiscussionDiscussion

3.00-3.30pm

AFTERNOON TEA in the Dining Room

3.30 - 5.30pm Stream 1 in the Common RoomStream 2 in the Lecture Room
Chairman: Noel HanhamChairman: Rob Aspden
   
The Engineer as Landscaper and Cultural Warrior
David Dolan
The History of High Voltage Direct Current Transmission
Owen Peake
  
Archaeology and the Industrial Landscape: 21st Century Adaptive Redevelopment Confronts 19th Century Industrial Heritage
Peter Holmes
Early Electrical Supply in Melbourne
Miles Pierce
  
The Otago Central Rail Trail: Preservation of Heritage Sites through the Development for Tourist Use
Owen Graham
Gas Engines in Victorian Industry: 1870 to 1950
Mathew Churchward
  
DiscussionDiscussion

7.00 - 8.30pm

PUBLIC LECTURE
"Preserving the genius of engineering"
by Sir Neil Cossons
in conjunction with
the presentation of the David Cox Memorial Awards by the NZ Historic Places Trust.
Hutton Theatre - Otago Museum



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