Full Conference Program

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09:20
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    New trends and technologies draw a new scenario, making infrastructures go smart and more flexible in order to be able to accommodate the changing needs of future generations Regulation plays a crucia ...
09:30
  1. CIVENEX
    60 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
    Fatigue is all the way from the steering wheel, to the board room Drivers, loaders, schedulers, planners, owners & operators alike are all affected Driver, vehicle, mechanical, loading, are all keys r ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Fire & Safety Summit
    Current observations on silica in industry Insights into silica awareness in commercial building Desire for change in silica hazard management    
  3. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Metro & Rail Summit
    Systems Assurance Requirements Management Interface Management Testing and Commissioning Operational Readiness
  4. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
  5. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    The way digitisation has changed people’s lives is there for everyone to see, just look at how we use the smartphone in our own daily lives. How organisations choose to harness this digital power in t ...
  6. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Construction Outlook Summit
    In today's world where macro-economic effects, such as cornoavirus, can cause your company to have a substantial economic loss, this presentation will explore the importance of being proactive and est ...
09:40
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    Andrew will use examples from his work at the University of Sydney, Laing O’Rourke and elsewhere to explore the changes coming to the profession and to the practice of engineering as a whole. This inc ...
10:00
  1. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Fire & Safety Summit
    A case study A focus on health, safety and environment critical risk control on construction projects How risks were identified, controls were developed & effectiveness is measured. Embedding process ...
  2. Sydney Build Main Stage
    40 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    Our buildings are not actually very tall - limitations on Height in Sydney CBD Wind conditions on the ground plane for pedestrians Importance of access to outside in a tall building (ie the challenges ...
  3. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Metro & Rail Summit
    The TfNSW Digital Engineering Framework has implications for any people and data used to sitting in silos Project examples show the benefits of connections between previously isolated teams Pros and c ...
  4. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    Learn how to use computational design in projects Designing with data - understand the challenges of acquiring accurate data. Learn about finding and using open data in projects What is data bias and ...
  5. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    Hear why you need to embrace digital processes Understand about how you transition your business from analog to digital processes Learn about what digital processes exist and can be implemented to imp ...
  6. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Construction Outlook Summit
    Apartment and New Housing Outlook & Trends Non-residential Building Work State of Play Proposed Government Work  
10:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
    There is an emerging trend of greater focus on transport investment to change urban form rather than just respond to established congestion in cities. This change in focus has profound implications fo ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Fire & Safety Summit
    Review the types of nozzles being used in road tunnel fire deluge systems in Australia and overseas. A look at insurance laboratory test methods for spray nozzles for fire systems. A look at some loca ...
  3. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Metro & Rail Summit
           The unique operating landscape of Sydney Metro; and        How Sydney Metro is assured of its deliverables via a multiple line of assurance network  
  4. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    5D modelling Discrete event simulation Automation in construction MIS Quantity take-off VR/AR/MR
  5. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    Exploring the Design Fundamentals of Hybrid Ecosystems Exploring Ecosystem Users and Culture Exploring Value Propositions and Business Cases Discussing a Smart City prototype(s)  
  6. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Construction Outlook Summit
    Company behaviour profile The human face of safety Leveraging data insights Technology implementation process  
10:40
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
11:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
    Heavy vehicles are essential to the movement of people, goods and produce in a connected economy Significant volumes of data are now collected through heavy vehicle operations through telematics Data ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Fire & Safety Summit
    Suicide statistics in construction and the wider community What to look for when someone is not doing well What can we do about it when we notice
  3. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    The importance of how to understand the scope is the first and most critical step  Using Work Break Down Structure (WBS) to estimate and determine cost baselines Tools to review cost performance: what ...
  4. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Metro & Rail Summit
    Refurbishment or renewal design of railway infrastructure involve significant challenges to an Operator and maintainer of railway. The full life cycle of the asset requires careful and detailed consid ...
  5. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    Collaboration -  Design & Construct Planning of works Data segregation GIS, Survey & BIM Alignment Interoperability workflows Field Verification Asset Information Model (AIM) Operations & Maintenance ...
  6. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    For some time, Western Earthmoving, one of Sydney’s largest civil engineering contractors, had been observing how technology was transforming other sectors.  They understood that it would only be a ma ...
  7. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Construction Outlook Summit
    Understanding your Offer & the Market Opportunities Engaging your People & your Customers Collaborate to ensure you Win  
11:20
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    Project Overview D&C single level 1,800m2 PC2 teaching Super Lab Costing 23M Overall Achievements Largest teaching Super Lab in southern hemisphere. Largest PC2 Teaching Space in the southern hemisphe ...
11:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
    Human beings create the Built Space, to meet their own needs, and to express our beliefs and desires. Recreation infrastructure is different from "normal" infrastructure. Its function is less defined. ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Fire & Safety Summit
    Background to cladding standards – the checklist process Why aluminium composite cladding is flammable Guide for the assessment of buildings with combustible cladding Guideline for assessing building ...
  3. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Metro & Rail Summit
    With more people moving into cities every year, and increased investment in high capacity transport networks, the importance of creating vibrant, people-centric, urban places increases. Precincts repr ...
  4. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
  5. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    At Bluebeam we work closely with leading organisations to deliver digital solutions to the AEC industry.  While working with our customers, we are often asked how other companies are implementing soft ...
  6. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Construction Outlook Summit
    Benefits being Australia Made in 2020 The latest research regarding preferences towards buying Australian Managing your marketing and how to capitalise on your “Australian-ness” Current country-of-ori ...
11:40
  1. 20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    Provide a brief outline of how to manage a Subcontractor & how do assist a Subcontractor to ensure the best outcome for the project Some important points to note when managing subcontractors What to d ...
12:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Fire & Safety Summit
    ·         Types of Specialty Fire Protection Systems ·         Application of Special Hazard Systems ·         Fit For purpose Fire Protection and Detection Design
  3. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    Construction is the most collaborative, yet most fragmented, industry in the world. For the past two decades, construction productivity has grown only 1% a year. In 2018 alone, construction in Austral ...
  4. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Metro & Rail Summit
  5. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    Using recent projects as case studies the presentation will look at digital handover and the use of the digital assets to support smart technologies in the operation of the building: Digital handover ...
  6. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    Data is an asset and should be treated as one There is a huge amount of data, the challenge is to determine what is important What you may think is valuable as a data scientist may not be valuable for ...
  7. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Construction Outlook Summit
    The presentation will cover: Skills shortages  - current and future projections How to skill proof your business Training Needs Analysis The war on talent, how to attract and retain  
12:20
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    Why effective collaboration is critical to achieving project success How to collaborate effectively by exploring the following key ideas: Share a Common Vision Understand the Client’s Drivers Be One T ...
12:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • Government Policy Summit
    Big trees deliver more shade, mitigate more heat, trap more airborne pollution, slow more stormwater discharge and deliver more amenity and mental health benefits than small trees Creating suitable si ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Fire & Safety Summit
  3. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Metro & Rail Summit
    Infrastructure and transport significantly contribute to global carbon emissions. Sustainably built and operated transport infrastructure is no longer nice to have – Its now a must have . Sustainabili ...
  4. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    The release of the international BIM standard in 2018 has caused some major excitement in the Construction industry in Australia and already this has begun to influence Australian Government and assoc ...
  5. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    - How do we provide access to the digital information on site? - What stakeholders are involved to validate our BIM? - What lessons are we applying to future projects? - What benefits are we seeing fo ...
  6. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Construction Outlook Summit
    Learn about the 5 proven critical factors that will help you create a human centred safety culture where not only everyone thrives, but they thrive safely. Discover the latest in neuroscience research ...
12:40
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
13:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    The Exciting Moore Park Precinct Precinct context and trends The new SFS including features and benefits Planning and Stakeholders  
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Fire & Safety Summit
    Rhetoric Vs Reality in safety The prevalence of tokenistic measures and fixes Importance of investing in workers mental and physical health How do we really measure safety performance?  
  3. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    A brief history of structural glass. How glass can be used structurally. How glass has shaped our architecture. The future of Glass and the environment.  
  4. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
  5. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    • New National Standard documents and the implications to project delivery.
    • Government Mandates and the implications to the future projects.
    • What can the client sector learn from the steps already taken by their design and construction partners?
  6. The Digital Construction Stage
    60 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    The need for systems leadership to drive digital transformation in a complex stakeholder environment The need for digital/data standards supporting interop3erability and cyber security What is the opp ...
  7. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Reconciliation in Construction Summit
    Reconciliation Action Plans Creating Shared Value in Project Supply Chain. At its core reconciliation is about building respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people an ...
13:20
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    2005 – Global/ local context, what ESD looked like, what was everyone was getting excited about? 2005 – 2020 – Key events that have shaped the last 15 years 2020 – Today’s global/local context, what E ...
13:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    The benefits of a balanced contract without reasonable contract administration requirements Understand what may not always be expressly drafted into the contract – statute, common law and policy consi ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Non Conformance & Defects Summit
    The construction industry has recently been witnessing ever-increasing expectations for its design service life. Accelerated deterioration due to defects of most of the buildings during the first ten ...
  3. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    Melbourne has been chosen as the first international test city for Uber Air. It is anticipated that within the next few years small electric flying taxis will get approval to operate. Skyportz is buil ...
  4. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    Live demo: Advancement in technology with 3D plans and estimating Client communication & sales Workflow management from concept to completion Contractor communication Efficiencies gained via technolog ...
  5. The Future of Construction Stage
    45 mins
    • Reconciliation in Construction Summit
13:40
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    Create a script that consumers have written, not a mood board Public realm – the new anchor Embrace the new competitive landscape with scalable initiatives People spend money where they spend their ti ...
14:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Non Conformance & Defects Summit
  3. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    How do we build relationships today High-rise vs village  Architecture that brings people together  
  4. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    Creating more human spaces in urban developments, by reducing the size of car parks AGV, an innovative technology for fully automated parking Reducing congestion with a fully automated car parking sys ...
  5. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    Scanning and Surveying BIM in the UK vs BIM in Australia Scan-to-BIM and the common misconception  
  6. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    The subject of Nick's presentation is on Efficient Construction Subcontractor Management and Payments. He will be sharing opportunities for Construction Contractors and Subs to improve their workflows ...
14:20
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    What do you do when your main attraction (or your anchor tenant) is goes dark or loses its relevancy? What is the thinking on community spaces as the new anchor and how can we create experiential dest ...
14:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    One-way flows in a globalised economy “The Accumulation Problem” and the Circular Economy solution C.E. developments in Australia and globally  
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Non Conformance & Defects Summit
    Is the lowest common denominator acceptable as the baseline Customer experience is king What assurance are buyers looking for as part of the buying/investing decision  
  3. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    Reporting quality Levels (A-D) Engineering Management framework Model quality level (1-6) Attributes Conflict Matrix  
  4. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    The opportunities available at the moment in the market for capturing data on construction sites and producing actionable insights The current challenges of reality capture for the construction indust ...
  5. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    Construction is facing a demographic crisis and is failing to position itself as an aspirational industry of employment to the modern graduate cohort.  What is the perception of the construction indus ...
14:40
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
15:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Non Conformance & Defects Summit
    Introduction:  Building defects is nothing new, but why is it attracting so much public attention?  Is the Construction Industry in crisis? Construction Evolution:  The Construction Industry is ever c ...
  3. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    Are we on the same page about design resilience? Are we even on the same page about our profession in the context of climate change? As architects, planners, designers, consultants, builders and prope ...
  4. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    Overview on the project Procurement Strategy Digital Engineering Approach
  5. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    Challenges during project controls process implementation BIM as a solution Enabling 4D and 5D in Project Controls Challenges for BIM implementation in Project Controls Case Study  
  6. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    Investing in Data Quality in the early stages of a project can give you enormous benefits down the line By allowing for rich data in your projects, you can use data to automate many processes which ar ...
  7. Networking Coffee
    The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Reconciliation in Construction Summit
15:20
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    Tradition to Innovation: Timber’s long history as a traditional building material and its evolution to what it is today. Integrated Design Approach: how architecture, structure and sustainability can ...
15:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    Smart infrastructure is changing our lives.  As data becomes the new oil, using data to deliver Smart Infrastructure is increasing.  The presentation will cover how some of the industries are using da ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Non Conformance & Defects Summit
    The anatomy of a construction dispute Dispute resolution options Pros and Cons Special insights from an experienced arbitrator and mediator  
  3. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    The presentation will provide an introduction to traffic and transport modelling, current trends and the future of this industry. It will then provide an insight into the level of traffic and transpor ...
  4. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    Discover what Data Driven Design (DDD) is and how it is changing the AEC industry; Learn how innovative DDD tools are changing the way architects and engineers work; Get an insight into how Artificial ...
  5. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    How to simplify safety management through software-driven mobile solutions Increasing efficiency and accuracy by using integrated risk, incident, worker, contractor, chemical and asset modules that sp ...
  6. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Modular & Prefab Summit
    Modular – What are modern methods of construction? Overview of the current state of the of the modular housing market. Opportunities within the market & potential future technologies we can adopt. The ...
16:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    Civil engineering is in a new and exciting era: on one side, it moves toward smart/intelligent infrastructure to form brand new physical infrastructures; on the other side, it moves toward digital twi ...
  2. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    ·  Presents the evidence for and against tall buildings from an environmental perspective ·  Documents the typical carbon footprint of towers, and outlines why this is so high ·  Explores how tall bui ...
  3. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    Catalyst for economic development and employment across Eurobodalla. Funded by Council and the NSW & Federal governments. Strategic and detailed planning and communication were critical to the success ...
  4. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    What is “Digital Engineering”? Why does “everybody talk about it”? Does everyone “really know how to do It”? So, why does “everyone claim they are doing it”?
  5. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Geospatial Summit
    3D urban data capture/creation and point cloud enrichment and virtual heritage Simulations within 3D space and tools to assist in emergency management situations 3D Geospatial standards development an ...
  6. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Modular & Prefab Summit
    The presentation will examine: Developing prefabrication techniques. Opportunities, flexibility & sustainability of prefabrication techniques. Case studies: how and why select prefabrication technique ...
16:20
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    Everything around us and our daily lives as we know it is getting ‘disrupted’ by; Climate Change Technology Building methods These disruptions will only become more intense in future How Design can he ...
16:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    Brief introduction to wind-induced building motion Introduction to various supplemental damping technologies available Application to modular construction Optimisation of structures through incorporat ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Non Conformance & Defects Summit
    What architects, builders & developers must know about: Weatherproofing Energy Fire
  3. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    Understand the Pedestrian Level of Service Visualize the circulation patterns Improve the space visibility Validate the design  
  4. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    The stages from design to construction, and the role in which BIM can play in each Hidden ‘dangers’ and recurring patterns of an over-reliance on BIM Integrating traditional methods of design into mod ...
  5. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Geospatial Summit
    Seamless indoor/outdoor people navigation Intervisibility analysis of people as a safety measure Mass crowd simulations in 3D environments  
  6. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Modular & Prefab Summit
    What is DfMA? Why DfMA & Modular Construction? The need for a code of practice. DfMA & Modular Construction is not just for buildings.
16:40
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    What is circular economy? How can it be applied to the design, construction and operation of buildings? What are the barriers and opportunities to implementation.
17:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    Introduction, we will cover the history of 3D Printing and how we as humans developed this particular technology. How I got involved in this technology and what I currently working on and do with this ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Non Conformance & Defects Summit
    Lessons Learnt – Never make the same mistake again Peer review and review of critical details – Identify and find alternative solutions by discussing with experts Simple buildable detailing avoids Non ...
  3. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    In an increasingly disconnected world, how do we create inclusive and welcoming places? What does it mean to create places that connect to Country and how can our cities foster greater awareness and s ...
  4. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    Assisting road agencies, contractors and traffic management organisations in better meeting their obligations in health and safety for road workers and the public.  Providing industry with the opportu ...
  5. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
  6. The Digital Construction Stage
    20 mins
    • Geospatial Summit
    The value of high quality acoustics How to select the right acoustic consultant Guidelines to achieve the best acoustic results on your projects
17:20
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
09:20
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
09:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • Digital Engineering and Innovation Summit
    An introduction into the automated defect identification analysis. A review of analysis of aggregated defect results by common pipe materials. Outcomes of defect analysis in common pipe materials that ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Why do we keep increasing the sizes of our ‘energy efficient’ air conditioning and mechanical equipment, and yet the price we pay for this energy keeps increasing? What if there was a way that we coul ...
  3. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Metro & Rail Summit
  4. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
  5. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    A re-view of BIM, Digital Engineering and all that missing promised value Who cares about BIM anyway? Re-thinking the future, OpenData, Digital Pipelines and standing on the shoulders of giants  
  6. The Future of Construction Stage
    45 mins
    • Women in Construction Summit
09:40
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    Designing a world-class “foodie” destination in Sydney Integrating the public realm and contemporary market space A roof beyond design; integrated sustainability features People, Place-making and comm ...
10:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • Digital Engineering and Innovation Summit
    What is “Business as Usual”? How can digital tools be used to evolve “Business as Usual” over time? John Legge-Wilkinson will be giving a presentation on how digital and parametric tools have been suc ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    With practically all the large institutional real estate developers in Australia making Net Zero Carbon building commitments last year it is time for the rubber to hit the road.  How do they propose t ...
  3. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    Compliance, Certification, Accreditation, A letter of compliance issued by a certifying body indicates that the Safety Management System complies with or aligned with the Australian, or International ...
  4. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Metro & Rail Summit
    Preparation of vision for a new western Sydney urban model that can support a self-sustaining community. The development would provide construction, water, food, resources and habitat needs of the loc ...
  5. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    The architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sector collaborate to design our built environments and in doing so, carry responsibilities to anticipate, recognise, evaluate, communicate and con ...
  6. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    Digital project delivery and asset management are enabling improvements through the entire asset lifecycle A new mindset is needed to exploit the potential of digitisation in the form of digital twins ...
10:20
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    The greatest challenges of the Construction Industry faces with an aging population and projected future for Trade Skills Shortage. Proposed solutions on how industry may deal with this shortage Train ...
10:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • Digital Engineering and Innovation Summit
    Am I disrupting you? ‘Architecting’ in today's agile world How the complexity of BIM can also be light... and a game changer Do I really have to be here, physically?  
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Climate Crisis –how our industry can respond to the climate crisis Pushing the boundaries of green design – sustainable achievements underpinned by a utopian refusal to rest on the laurels of past pro ...
  3. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Metro & Rail Summit
  4. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    The benefits of having an asset information strategy The impact this can have on operational readiness How a Digital approach to operational readiness transcends the typical approach to the asset life ...
  5. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
10:40
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    How is the Commonwealth delivering climate change action? What is the role of COAG in this process? How are these policy responses impacting on government procurement? What might this mean for the con ...
11:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • Digital Engineering and Innovation Summit
    The evolution of drone technologies. Current industry application of drone technology. Best practice drone operations (safe operations and compliance). Asset management applications and their role in ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Our cities, economy, society and species are digitalising at an accelerating rate; deploying technologies from AI, augmented reality and autonomous vehicles to big data, BIM and blockchain. Digitalisa ...
  3. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    An effective way of applying lean construction on construction projects Capturing delays and analysis on Process 7 Practices that enhance the productivity within construction teams  
  4. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Metro & Rail Summit
      Automation on Mainline Networks (in Open Environments); The Evolution of ETCS; Enablers for open network autonomy; Autonomous system to support driving and safety assistance; Application of Artifici ...
  5. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    Digital Transformation and BIM Project Goals and Challenges Project Lifecycle Management Common Data Environment BIM Supporting Documents  
  6. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    Smart construction innovations in a city information modelled environment Virtual planning and the role of AI, machine learning and an Internet of Things approach to digital construction Sustainable, ...
  7. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Women in Construction Summit
    Inclusive leadership is the way to achieve diversity Diversity is key for driving innovation Sky is the limit Future direction for woman in construction industry  
11:20
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    Connected learning methodologies and opportunities for remote students Operationalising BIM for residential construction trades BIM to VR – modelling structures as learning simulations and opportuniti ...
11:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • Digital Engineering and Innovation Summit
    Digital Innovation Trends (Products in the market, mergers and acquisitions, some stats) Future of Construction, Future of Project Management, Future of Work How digital transformation is impacting ge ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    A Commitment Agreements (CA) is a contract signed by a developer or owner to commit to design, build and commission a building to achieve a specific NABERS energy rating CAs bridge the gap between des ...
  3. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    BIM is today's ‘Pen and Paper’’   Design with BIM and optimise client interaction BIM generated design outcomes  
  4. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    Transport Infrastructure and Digital Transformation What is Digital Engineering (DE)? The TfNSW Digital Engineering Framework Where to from here?
  5. Networking Coffee
    The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Women in Construction Summit
11:40
  1. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    How to select the right slip resistance Understanding test results Sustainable slip resistance Compliance – what to expect  
12:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    Demonstrating Impact, Carbon Governance, Climate Resilience and Business Transformation Transformation to a low carbon economy is a central tenet to any discussion on delivering infrastructure solutio ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Using the case studies of Butterfly Birthplaces and micro-bats we see how easy it is to bring nature to your urban projects and places. Long-stories. The connection of Aboriginal Peoples and this land ...
  3. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Contractors & Subcontractors Summit
    How we look at people management differently: focus on the needs of the individual rather than those of the business The impacts of this approach: maximise staff engagement and reduce attrition What t ...
  4. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Metro & Rail Summit
    This presentation will: Investigate how movement and place frameworks can be used to deliver great places that have high quality transport outcomes too Focus on road-based public transport modes, and ...
  5. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
      An overview on aligning innovation with client expectations and outcomes. Implementation of BIM & VDC through a project lifecycle. Understanding difference between results driven innovation vs disru ...
  6. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
  7. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Fire & Safety Summit
    Safety in construction now Safety perspectives now Where do we go from here?
12:20
  1. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Breakdown from the impacts of the activities we do in a normal day; Simple tips to live a more sustainable lifestyle Sustainability in the Build Environment  
  2. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    How City Making is changing how towers evolve How site consolidation and precinct planning impact successful towers How developers and cites target tenants who have a bigger precinct influence How gro ...
12:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    Trending objectives for public and community facilities Challenge of measuring value of community and social outcomes Unlocking opportunities Structured Vs adaptable approach
  2. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    Client Requirements BIM Execution Plan Software and workflows Asset Data Management  
  3. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    In this session, Andrew Brady will reveal how built environment cost professionals harness technology and innovation to uncover minutiae that ultimately leads to better cost control and outcomes.  
  4. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    The ethical considerations of open-source technologies What open-data and open-source means for digital pipelines Case studies of open-source initiatives  
  5. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Fire & Safety Summit
    Safety should be priority and not compromised by budgets or time factors Stop, Speak Up, Save Lives. Workers have a right to come home safe from work. It's a must not a privilege. All major sites must ...
12:40
  1. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    How and why businesses should embrace sustainability Learn the key drivers aligning and increasing demand for best practice Importance of integrity and transparency  
  2. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    Western Sydney Airport Sydney Airport Sydney City Metro [Victoria Cross and Pitt Street Stations], and Barangaroo ferries
13:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    Data-driven impact assessment Evidence-based urban impact for transport Community benefit analysis Advanced spatial and data analytics for urban planning  
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    This presentation will cover the barriers and enablers to adopting a circular economy approach when planning for future water infrastructure. Providing an overview of the case for change, some example ...
  3. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    Expansion of traditional roles within Architecture: how can a designer’s cultural skills and sensitivity be brought to bear? Importance of community consultation Responding to challenges of culture in ...
  4. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    Tunnel lighting design concept Tunnel lighting control Sustainability and new technologies  
  5. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    Reinforcement requirements within a confined space Structural slab cantilever Processes involved from drawings to mock-up models Complexities involved in BIM  
  6. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Disruptive Technology Summit
    The biggest causes of costly handover delays on construction projects How to prevent handover delays How to create and organise quality information during construction – ready for use in FM  
  7. The Future of Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Fire & Safety Summit
13:20
  1. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Passive House financial feasibility Passive House performance during bushfires Heat waves in a Passive House Passive House and long term value  
  2. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    We have always been interested in the process of making architecture. We appreciate the skills of others. Our buildings make a place for these skills – for both old and new craft. Craft that exhibits ...
13:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    Design resolution during construction phase. Achieving progressive program milestones. Maintaining quality of works.  
  2. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    Future Transport Technology Roadmap: What it is & why it’s important Transport Digital Accelerator: Who we are & what we do Case Study: What we have delivered – example products and partnerships in ma ...
  3. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    Dynamo is becoming an essential tool for BIM Managers, Designers and documentation specialist who uses Revit in their workflow.  In this presentation, I will showcase some of the practical examples of ...
  4. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Disruptive Technology Summit
     - Why is the construction industry set to fail?  - The power of data; a new commodity. - How Artificial Intelligence can help us?  - Modern Methods of Construction. An old buzzword rather than a real ...
  5. The Future of Construction Stage
    60 mins
    • Fire & Safety Summit
    This introductory program lays the groundwork for building mental health literacy, reducing stigma and promoting help seeking in the workplace. Wayne shares how he managed to fulfil demanding roles in ...
13:40
  1. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Recent innovations in smart buildings and technologies Data driven performance outcomes Mapping pathway to zero carbon  
  2. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    Goals of contemporary learning spaces Outcomes of contemporary learning spaces Transferring outcomes of learning space to inform the design of future work space What this means for work spaces of the ...
14:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    Truth, Half-Truth and 5D BIM will discuss the industry’s advances in Building Information Modelling (BIM), particularly around 5D BIM and what it means to achieve this. This event will focus on what i ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    David Baggs and Global GreenTag have been preparing for some time to meet the realities that Modern Slavery reporting will demand - at a product level.  Removing the dark side of supply chains is the ...
  3. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    Reduction of costs of construction and energy consumption as design drivers that bring to the utopia; From the modular timber cluster to the utopian buildings of the future; From the modular geodesic ...
  4. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    The emergence of data and how this is affecting movement. How this may affect place and communities. How can we manage ever expanding data and harness it’s potential to contribute to better quality pl ...
  5. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    • Moving from mass to model. • Using computational design to assist with the design process. • Exploring the application and integration of virtual and augmented reality.
  6. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Disruptive Technology Summit
    Big Data and smart environment Mixed Reality in design and construction. AI-assisted design  
  7. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Digital Transformation Summit
    Construction and Human-Centred Design approach Building the thing right vs building the right thing Virtual and Augmented Reality as a Human-Centred approach in construction  
14:20
  1. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
  2. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
       Discuss the forseeable trends in interior design and architecture for 2020 and 2021  The influence of other countries and cultures on Australian design  How social media is going to influence trend ...
14:30
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    Local Factors Affecting Costs External Forces Risk Management of Uncontrollable Factors Managing Contingencies  
  2. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins
    • Sydney Roads, Transport & Traffic Summit
    The freight industry contributes $66 billion to our state economy each year. NSW road freight volumes are projected to grow by 39 per cent between 2016 and 2036, from 288 million tonnes per annum in 2 ...
  3. The BIM Stage
    30 mins
    • Building Information Modelling
    Data-driven 4D scheduling, risk analysis, procurement and progress measurement  Using automation and scripts to optimise resource utilisation and reduce planned costs
  4. The Digital Construction Stage
    30 mins
    • Disruptive Technology Summit
    A new approach to building - how Prime Build is emulating the innovation, progressiveness, autonomy and freedom of a disruptive tech-company. How can we build things for the future? Overcoming industr ...
14:40
  1. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    What does it mean to be carbon neutral? Frameworks and definitions Why do it? How to be carbon neutral: Strategies and case studies for: A company (Cundall’s own journey) A building An event    
  2. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    Exceed everyone’s expectations Is It possible to compete against Starchitects such as Foster and partners Don’t underestimate smaller competitions and their worth to your design business Me V Zaha Had ...
15:00
  1. CIVENEX
    30 mins
    • New Infrastructure Summit
    Efficiency in purchases of construction materials. Technology serving procurement processes Data analysis as a decision making support tool "Transparency” a solution to equal opportunity in the constr ...
  2. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    The architect – changing the way things are normally [designed, documented, done] The clients – user profiles of passive house designed homes The projects – are they really different? And the money!  
  3. Sydney Build Main Stage
    20 mins
    • Architecture & Design Summit
    After her daughter was diagnosed with Autism, Domino saw clear parallels with what she was learning as a parent of an autistic child, and patterns of behaviour she observed as a workplace designer Wit ...
  4. Sydney Transport Stage
    30 mins