Coastal Engineering Pre-Conference Short Course

14 August 2023 - 8:45am to 15 August 2023 - 5:00pm
Marcoola Surf Club Function Room, Sunshine Coast, QLD

Register now to attend a Coastal Engineering Short Course run by WRL over the two days prior to the 2023 Coasts & Ports Conference on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.

This is the ideal course for graduate or recently recruited coastal and maritime engineers.

The course may also be of interest to:

  • Professionals/researchers from other disciplines working in the coastal zone, such as planners or other engineering practitioners
  • Officers from all levels of government involved in managing our coasts
  • Project managers engaging coastal engineering sub-contractors

This course will cover the following:

  • An overview of coastal engineering fundamentals
  • Beach morphology and coastal hazards
  • Current practice for coastal structures
  • New technologies and state of the art professional practice
  • Physical and numerical modelling
  • Practical case studies

Sessions will be run by industry practitioners and experts including staff from WRL and other organisations:

Cost: $1,210 (incl. GST)

To view the course program and register, visit:

What previous delegates have said about the short course:

“Good wide coverage but with the ability to ask specific detailed questions. Very clear definition of problems I’m currently involved with."

“This course was enlightening! I was fascinated with each session. Great introduction for coastal engineering topics. Presentations were smooth and well-practised.”

“Very enjoyable course. Good variety.”

“I learned the requirements of coastal engineering design and a lot of real problems that engineers face in the design.”

“Presenters knew their stuff and were practitioners in this space.”
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