Event Snapshot

Date: Wednesday 22 March 2023
Time: 5.00pm - 6.00pm (AEDT)

Where: Online webinar

Cost: Graduate members: Free, Non-members: $30


Event Details

Major infrastructure projects are challenging in their own unique ways and understanding the challenges you may face and the ability to overcome them are critical to the success and delivery of any projects regardless of scale.

All projects will have an engineering elements throughout, however there are many skills you will learn only from life and on the job experiences that extend beyond your tertiary education. Ashley will share his knowledge, expertise and experiences on various projects and the opportunities that collaboration can provide.

In lieu of a focus on technical excellence, which is very important, we will look at ways you work with people and understand their personal and professional needs and how these will be key to achieve the results for yourself and by association the project’s success. Your tactics will vary greatly from a private development project, versus a project for state or councils.

Ashley, will provide insights into various projects including:

  • The Small Creek and Hanlon Park creek restoration projects.
  • Local council projects with strong community involvement.
  • The Redland Sports and Recreation precinct. With multiple sub-contractors and specialists, sporting clubs, environmental groups, council and its relevant factions.

About the speaker

Ashley Flower

Ashley Flower
Associate Director, Civil and Water
Bligh Tanner

Ashley Flower is Associate Director at Bligh Tanner and specialises in complex projects. His background is in major infrastructure design, having designed over 100 km of major highway and motorways. Ashley has a passion for creating engaging community places, and has significant experience in sports and recreation facilities and is a leading specialist in cycling infrastructure. He has designed of some of Australia’s most celebrated landscape projects, including the Small Creek Naturalisation (winner of two National AILA Excellence Awards), and the Hanlon Park Redevelopment. He has a passion for the engineering community and enjoys mentoring designer students.