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Roads Australia Event Details

RA Young Professionals Event (Melbourne)

27/11/2019 15:30 to 27/11/2019 17:30

Venue: El Coco

As we approach the end of 2019, we're bringing our industry's young professionals together for one last time in Melbourne. We are joined by Sydney's Shaun Webster, Digital Engineering Lead for Laing O'Rourke, and Madeleine McManus OAM, Director Industry Engagement & Director MITI for Monash University. 

Our guest speakers will be covering innovation and technology - including digital engineering - in the construction and transport space, and what it means for the next generation of young engineers coming through.

This is another fantastic opportunity for the 'under 35s' to pick up some important lessons from industry leaders and catch-up with their peers.

We will also hear more detail about the Victorian Digital Asset Strategy and what this means for the State.


Date:    Wednesday 27 November 2019

Time:     3.30pm - 5.30pm 

Where: El Coco, 10 King Street, Melbourne

Diet:       Please inform us if you have special dietary requirements

NB: Whilst we welcome attendance from all members, our YP network is primarily targeted at the under 35's of the industry.



Member/ Non-Member attendance $55 (inc GST)

We regret to inform that on this occasion, we will not be able to accept registrations from recruitment companies.



Madeleine McManus OAM, Director Industry Engagement & Director MITI, Monash University

Shaun Webster, Digital Engineering Lead, Laing O'Rourke

Shaun joined the Laing O’Rourke in 2018 and is currently the Digital Engineering Lead for Sydney Metro Projects.  He is responsible for delivering on Sydney Metro Digital Engineering requirements and implementing a consistent standard of digital and information management to drive productivity and digital enablement.

Before joining Laing O’Rourke, Shaun worked on the client side at Transport for London as part of the core BIM team delivering the digital frame work and the first iteration of the Common Data Environment to projects and programmes.   He is passionate about the implementation of a consistent approach to data management enabling clear, consistent data outcomes for all areas of the construction industry.


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