Melbourne knowledge week
Melbourne Knowledge Week

Karen White

So, what if Melbourne was underwater?

Karen White

Karen White is a water professional with a passion for combining science with policy to improve the management of waterways and the wellbeing of communities.

Working locally and internationally, Karen has spent the last 20 years helping governments and businesses understand the water challenges they face due to changing social and environmental conditions.

Her signature projects include the innovative flood resilience solutions for the London 2012 Olympics and more recently advising on long term environmental plans for Port Phillip Bay and the Yarra River.

Karen White is speaking at


So, what if Melbourne was underwater?

The experts have spoken – there is no doubt water is rising globally. But what will it mean for the people of Melbourne?

Wednesday 22 May, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

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