Professor Sara Bice is Foundation Director, Institute for Infrastructure in Society at the Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University and a recent Past President of the IAIA. In 2020 Sara received the IAIA Outstanding Service Award.
She has wide experience in SIA and will discuss some of the challenges and solutions facing SIA, especially the opportunities found in placing more emphasis on cumulative impacts and community based assessments.
Richard Parsons is with the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment and has led development and implementation of the SIA guidelines for major projects. He will outline the recent evolution of SIA in NSW, and identify some characteristics and conditions for rigorous, reflexive, and inclusive SIA, and some potential future trends.