Diamond Sponsor

ACCIONA is a global leader in sustainable infrastructure and renewable energy solutions. In Australia, ACCIONA and its local specialist ground engineering business Geotech have an extensive history of delivering solutions distinctive for their innovation, sustainability and social purpose to infrastructure, renewable energy and water projects. Our global experience and local expertise mean we bring technical excellence and innovation to deliver on Australia’s infrastructure needs, shaping a better future for all Australians.

Platinum - Premium lounge

Klohn Crippen Berger is an award-winning engineering, geoscience and environmental consulting firm with 16 offices in Australia, Canada, Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, the UK and United States. For over 70 years we have developed sustainable solutions for clients in the energy, hydropower, infrastructure, mining and transportation sectors.
Our commitment to excellence is the driving force behind everything we do. We are proud of our legacy and will continue to build a better world through excellence, innovation and teamwork.

Platinum – Conference Dinner

As Queensland’s leading regional bulk water supplier, Sunwater captures and delivers water to more than 5,000 agriculture, industrial and urban customers. Our network of critical infrastructure includes 19 dams, 64 weirs and barrages and 2,546 kilometres of pipelines and channels.

Platinum – Welcome Reception

SMEC is a global engineering, management and development consultancy delivering innovative solutions for our clients and partners.
Leveraging our 70-year history of delivering nation-building infrastructure, we provide technical expertise and advanced engineering services to resolve complex challenges across the project lifecycle, from initial concept, feasibility, planning and design through to construction, commissioning, and operation and maintenance.
Through our network of global specialists collaborating with local partners, we connect you with the best teams and capabilities to deliver fit for purpose and sustainable solutions. Our design leadership and value-driven partnerships have been recognised by numerous global and industry awards.
Collaborating closely with our parent and sister companies, we have the flexibility to operate in global markets either individually or in partnership to drive greater value for our clients.

Gold - Pre Conference Workshop

WaterNSW is responsible for operating NSW’s rivers and 41 major water supply dams.
We are experts in the delivery of untreated water and services required by local communities, industries, and primary producers to help them grow and thrive. We ensure water is delivered when and where it matters.
We own and operate the largest surface and groundwater monitoring network in the southern hemisphere, and build, maintain and operate essential infrastructure.
WaterNSW is committed to maximising water security for the future economic and environmental prosperity of communities and ecosystems, to create sustainable and healthy water systems to support thriving communities, for generations to come.

Silver - Barista Cart

Dams Safety NSW is the State’s independent regulator responsible for ensuring dam owners manage the safety of their declared dams.
We do this by auditing declared dam owners’ policies, processes and procedures to check their compliance with the requirements of the Dams Safety Act 2015 and Dams Safety Regulation 2019.
We provide guidance to declared dam owners on how to comply with the regulation and standards. Where required, we can enforce the regulation through a range of penalties.

Silver - Barista Cart

ADASA is a global leader driving innovation in water digital technologies. We work with public and private organizations to solve the challenges of water management and related natural disasters leveraging advanced information and communications technologies, engineering and sensors.
Our product Dam360 is a unique cloud-based data management and analysis tool designed for dam safety monitoring. Dam360 helps operators to reduce risks by providing real-time safety information that is quick and simple to analyse.

Silver - Satchel

DYWIDAG’s geotechnical systems stabilise the ground and support infrastructure worldwide. As one of Australia’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of specialist ground support reinforcement and construction support products, DYWIDAG offers customers engineered and highly reliable specialised construction and post tensioning systems. Our focus is on adding value to customers, researching and developing innovative solutions for the future while manufacturing and supplying cost competitive systems and services.
Our engineers can configure smart geotechnical systems providing asset data and infrastructure intelligence to inform timely and crucial decision making. With production facilities in strategic locations worldwide and mobile production lines for major projects, DYWIDAG has the global coverage to service local demands.

Silver – Name Badge and Lanyard

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.
We care about the communities we serve—because they’re our communities too. We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

Silver – Conference App

Since 1976, Queensland Hydraulics has designed, manufactured, installed, commissioned and maintained fluid power and hydraulic systems for over 100 Dams and Weirs Australia wide and internationally.
We are customer and quality focused and our completed projects in water infrastructure and security have stood the test of time, and remains unrivalled. It also demonstrates our ability to deliver unique, customised hydraulic solutions that reflect functionality, reliability, durability, and autonomy.

Bronze – Young Professionals Networking Lunch

At Jacobs, we deliver impactful global solutions to create a more connected, sustainable world — from intelligence to infrastructure, cybersecurity to space exploration.
Our 55,000 employees across 40 countries work every day, challenging the expectations of today to reinvent the way we’ll all live tomorrow.

Bronze – WiFi

We’re a global engineering, management, and development firm. Around the world, our teams are pushing boundaries to make positive differences for our clients and their customers: combining digital technology and sector insights to transform delivery and outcomes; tackling climate change by cutting carbon and developing resilience; and making sure projects are socially inclusive.
We’re a leading provider of dam engineering services with a growing portfolio of projects. Globally, our teams have been engaged in the study, design and delivery of major dams and reservoirs for over 100 years and have undertaken roles covering all aspects of dam and reservoir engineering and management. We are now engaged in dams and hydropower projects in 15 countries ranging from small-scale diversion weirs to massive hydropower dams.
Engineering. Management. Development.

Wednesday Refreshment Break

Black Insitu Testing was formed in 2008 as a specialised Cone Penetration Testing company. The company founders are experienced geotechnical engineers who have carefully developed a range of testing equipment that efficiently and reliably produce high quality test data that is required for dam design.
Our range of services include CPT, vane shear, DMT, seismic, pressuremeter tests, piston sampling, mini-block sampling and VWP installation. We have 9 CPT rigs that can access a wide range of site access conditions.
Detailed information on our testing services and CPT rigs is available on our web site www.blackinsitutesting.com.au

Friday Refreshment Break

Together with VINCI, Seymour Whyte brings international experience in dams and pumped hydro to the Australian market.
Our Tier 1 expertise, capability, and financial strength coupled with the agility and personal connection of a Tier 2 and the enhanced resources of a global construction expert – in VINCI and its international Waterworks Division – give our clients the best of three worlds.
Seymour Whyte is a safe pair of hands with over 35 years’ local experience and genuine client collaboration commitment.
Other VINCI companies operating in the water space include Menard, Bachy Soletanche, Freyssinet, Conetec and Sixense.

People's Choice Best Poster Award

Damwatch Engineering Limited is an engineering consultancy specialising in dam engineering for the hydro-electric, irrigation and water supply sectors.
The company is highly respected for its expertise in dam and seismic engineering, dam safety, instrumentation, and innovative approaches to remediation solutions.
Damwatch is management owned and is New Zealand’s largest and most experienced specialist dam engineering consultancy, with 40 staff having over 700 years combined dam engineering experience.
We currently have projects in Australia, the Pacific, SE Asia

YP Best Paper Award

WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms, bringing together approximately 6,000 talented people across 14 offices in Australia. We are technical experts who design and provide strategic advice on sustainable solutions and engineer Future ReadyTM projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

Conference Supporter

Australian Dams & Water Consultants Pty Ltd (ADWC) is a privately owned, independent engineering consulting business providing high level technical and strategic advice on dam safety management throughout Australia. David Stewart is a past Chairman of ANCOLD and has extensive experience nationally and internationally in major dams and water infrastructure projects. David has experience in all aspects of dam safety management, organisational governance, risk and strategic planning. ADWC is proud to support ANCOLD’s 2023 Conference.

Destination Partner

Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) is the peak regional visitor destination and marketing organisation for Tropical North Queensland and is a membership based, industry funded, incorporated private company, limited by guarantee. In short, it’s the not for profit organisation responsible for promoting this incredible place.
TTNQ promotes the region to travellers from Australia and around the world. Covering an area starting in Cardwell in the south up to Cape York and the Torres Strait Islands, and inland to the Gulf Savannah. TTNQ plays an important role in the success and growth of the region. There are more than 2.3 million visitors to Tropical North Queensland each year and tourism is the number one employer in the region. TTNQ also works with the top tourism operators in Tropical North Queensland, such as hotels, tour companies, attractions and hire car companies, to help visitors create their dream holiday. The region is also home to a number of Visitor Information Centres to help visitors plan their trip.