March 19 - Day One: 

  • Fire & Safety Summit (9:30am-1:30pm)
  • Non-conformance & Defects Summit (1:30am-5:30pm)

 

March 20 - Day Two:

  • Sustainable Construction Summit (9:30am-4:00pm)
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09:30
  1. 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    
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 ...
10:30
  1. 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 ...
11:00
  1. 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
11:30
  1. 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 ...
12:00
  1. 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
13:00
  1. 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?  
13:30
  1. 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 ...
14:30
  1. 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  
15:00
  1. 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 ...
15:30
  1. 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  
16:30
  1. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    30 mins
    • Non Conformance & Defects Summit
    What architects, builders & developers must know about: Weatherproofing Energy Fire
17:00
  1. 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 ...
09:30
  1. 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 ...
10:00
  1. 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 ...
10:30
  1. 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 ...
11:00
  1. 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 ...
11:30
  1. 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 ...
12:00
  1. 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 ...
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  
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  
13:00
  1. 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 ...
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  
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  
14:00
  1. 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 ...
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    
15:00
  1. 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!  
15:20
  1. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    Renewable investment, demand and trends. Renewables in Residential and Commercial building and Transport. Rapid deployment of new technology including batteries and hydrogen.  
15:40
  1. Sustainability & Safety Stage
    20 mins
    • Sustainability Summit
    A mindset shift from less harm to doing good Learning from living systems Living Building Challenge – a leading light for us all  

DAY 1

Topics & Presentations:

Topics & Presentations:

  • Nanotechnology: The future of fire safety
  • IoT-based intelligent modeling of smart home environment for fire prevention and safety
  • Fire Safety Challenges of Tall Wood Buildings
  • A simple method for combining fire and structural models and its application to fire safety evaluation
  • Development of an integrated risk assessment method to quantify the life safety risk in buildings in case of fire
  • Fire Safety of CLT Buildings in New Zealand and Australia
  • The upgrading of fire safety in historic buildings
  • Combustible products in construction – where did we get it wrong

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Topics & Presentations:

Topics & Presentations:

  • Panel Discussion: What lies beneath the cracks in Opal Tower
  • The impact of quality management systems on construction performance in the New South Wales
  • Evaluating artificial intelligence tools for automated practice conformance checking
  • Developing construction defect management system using BIM technology in quality inspection
  • Understanding Defects During the Construction Process
  • The relationship between quality defects and the thermal performance of buildings
  • The costs of rework: insights from construction and opportunities for learning

 

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DAY 2

Topics & Presentations:

Topics & Presentations:

  • A Simulation-Based Optimization Approach for Assessing Sustainability in a Multi-construction Projects Environment
  • Sustainability Maturity in Construction Project Management
  • Selecting design strategies using multi-criteria decision making to improve the sustainability of buildings
  • Sustainable decision-making in civil engineering, construction and building technology
  • Ambivalent urban sustainability transitions: Insights from Brisbane's building sector
  • Studying the methods for determining and maintaining the sustainability of a construction firm
  • Sustainable futures in the built environment to 2050: a foresight approach to construction and development
  • Sustainability of the urban environment in the construction of city complexes

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