If you're an engineer in Australia, you're in for a rude awakening this week.
The country's third annual Engineers Australia Climate Smart Engineering Conference will take place Wednesday in Melbourne, and it's being billed as the "largest economic transition to a zero-emissions economy" in the country's history, the BBC reports.
The conference is meant to focus on how engineers can be part of the solution to climate change, and it's being billed as an "unprecedented opportunity to hear from some of the world's most respected engineering and climate experts," per the Sydney Morning Herald.
In a press release, Engineers Australia CEO Romilly Madew says the conference will focus on "the challenges facing engineers in realizing real world solutions for mitigating climate change and achieving zero emissions."
Among those experts will be Dr. Margie Warrell, author of the best-selling book Stop Playing, and Larry Marshall, former CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
"Forging new ground and finding smarter solutions requires and taking smart risks, not just safe ones," Madew says.
"The next few decades are likely to be dominated by transitions.
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