WA | Institutionalising Social Impact Assessment

The advantages of conducting rigorous Social Impact Assessments (SIA) are vast, offering benefits to both project proponents and communities. Despite this, there persists a hesitance in embracing SIA practices. What factors contribute to this reluctance, and what defines exemplary SIA practices?

Join us for an enlightening EIANZ WA Division event where you'll hear from Umwelt's National Social and Community team, who have extensive experience in conducting social research and social impact assessments across various Australian jurisdictions and industry sectors.

This event will explore the value of integrating stakeholder engagement, environmental considerations, and social impact assessments. Discover how this holistic approach can mitigate risks, enhance project acceptability, and optimise project planning and design. Our thanks to Umwelt for sponsoring this event!

Cocktail food and your first drink are included in your ticket.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to gain profound insights into the world of social impact assessment and how it could transform development project. Register to reserve your spot now!

Meet the Speaker

Karen Lamb is the manager of Umwelt’s national Social and Community team. As an experienced social practitioner, Karen has directed and managed a large number of social impact assessments, stakeholder engagement programs and appraisals of company social performance across a range of community and jurisdictional contexts, including internationally, and across numerous sectors including mining, oil and gas, renewable energy and infrastructure. She has also led the social component of a number of integrated Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessments (ESHIAs) to fulfil both client social performance standards and government regulatory requirements.

Karen has strong experience in managing complex projects across all stages of their life cycle.

She is a member of the EIANZ, the Social Practice Forum and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Generously sponsored by

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Event details

When: 28 May 2024
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Where: Moana Hall | Perth
Level 1, 618 Hay Street Mall, Perth WA 6000

Cost: $25 for EIANZ Members | $50 for Non-members

Contact: Event enquiries contact Belinda Bastow on 0418 950 678 or

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