The FuTure for the Workshop presenter: Rod Oram
Thursday 29 July 2010, 2pm–5pm
IndusTry & the envIronmenT The Devon Hotel, New Plymouth
Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand Workshop
ABOUT THE PRESENTER - a correspondent for the Financial Times of London; Workshop Details
ROD ORAM and a regular broadcaster on radio and television. He The Future for the Industry & the Environment
Rod Oram has more than 30 years was Editor of the Business Herald section of the New Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand
experience as an international Zealand Herald from 1997 to 2000. Workshop presenter: rod oram
financial journalist. He has worked Rod is an adjunct professor in the NZ Centre for thursday 29 July 2010, 2pm–5pm
in Europe and North America for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Unitec and he the Devon hotel, New plymouth
leading publications such as the has contributed to several recent regional economic
WHAT IS COVERED IN THIS WORKSHOP?
Financial Times of London and travelled extensively development projects.
on those continents and Asia. Economic and environmental factors that might
In the 2004 Qantas Media Awards, Rod was a triple impact on the business of consulting engineers in
Rod and his family immigrated from the UK to New winner as Newspaper Columnist of the Year and the future.
Zealand in 1997. He is currently Contributing Editor Magazine Feature Writer of the Year (both in the
at Unlimited, a New Zealand monthly magazine business category), and recipient of New Zealand
devoted to the development of the new economy; Trade & Enterprise’s Travel Scholarship in recognition
a columnist for the Sunday Star-Times; for his writing on NZ Innovation.
ACENZ CONFERENCE 2010
the Workshop will be followed by the aCeNZ annual Conference,
29–31st July, 2010.
the theme of the conference is “eNerGise the FUtUre”
phoNe: 04 472 1202 About ACENZ
eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org ACENZ is the professional business association that represents consulting engineering firms in
www.acenz.org.nz New Zealand. It is a long established member of FIDIC – International Federation of Consulting
Engineers representing 83 member nations. ACENZ has 176 corporate members ranging from
sole practices to firms with over 1000 NZ staff. Although predominantly engineer based, firms
also employ architects, planners, surveyors, scientists and other professionals.
These firms provide independent advice in all aspects of the natural and built environment.