Global Speakers

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ANDREW BOOKER

General Manager Business Innovation & Development

Housing New Zealand

For Sydney

Topic: Contracting, Tendering, Collaborating and Procuring for new Modular Construction Projects in New Zealand

Housing New Zealand

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NINOTSCHKA TITCHKOSKY

Co-CEO

BVN Architecture

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: The Construction Robotics Initiative using 3D Printing and Carbon Fibre. Will Graphene be the next Carbon Fibre?

Topic: New Case Studies & Updates on several significant prefabrication projects including – student accommodation combines mass timber and first use of new prefabricated façade system, prefabricated school and prefabricated and mass customization workplace solutions

BVN Architecture

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SIMON LINCOLN

Partner and Architect

Make Architects

For Sydney

Topic: International Modular Construction and Design Case Studies: The UK Experience

Make Architects

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STEPHEN SAINSBURY

Founder/Director

Ecoshelta

For Sydney

Topic: Sustainability on the Ground in Prefabrication, case studies in Tasmania

Ecoshelta

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PROFESSOR TAN MING JEN

Director, HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing Corporate Lab | Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

For Sydney

Topic: 3D Printing: The World’s first 3D Printed Prefabricated Bathroom

Nanyang Technological University

 

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KOK THYE TANG

Associate Partner | Board Member

ADDP Architects LLP | Building and Construction Authority, Singapore

For Melbourne

Topic: International Keynote: Singapore’s 2050 Vision of Construction Robots

Topic: How To Build the World’s Tallest 40-storey Pre-Fabricated Modular Tower With 505 Apartments in Singapore: An International Case Study    

Building and Construction Authority Singapore

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DR NATHAN KIRCHNER

Head of Robotics/Ventures Advisor – Engineering Excellence Group

Laing O’Rourke

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: Construction Robotics Advances and Update

Laing ORourke

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COLBY GALLAGHER

Digital Engineering Manager & Augmented Reality Specialist

Lindsay Dynan

For Sydney

Topic: The Vision for Augmented Reality in Construction

Lindsay Dynan

 

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PATRICK WEEDEN

Managing Director

Scout Aerial

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: Drones for Inspection and Pre-Planning

Scout Aerial

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DR MASA NOGUCHI

Associate Professor in Environmental Design - Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning

University of Melbourne

For Sydney

Topic: World-Class International Prefab Modular Exemplar: Japan’s modular housing business updates – The Zero Energy Mass Custom Home Case Study

University of Melbourne

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NEIL WYPIOR

General Manager - Prefabrication

Eurofast

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: Prefab MEP System: Construction Industry Productivity Transformation through Prefab Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) System

Eurofast

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JULIAN CHAI

Associate Director, Construction Risk Management

National Australia Bank (NAB)

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: A Financier’s Perspective on Funding Modular Construction

Panel Discussion

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JEREMY HARKINS

Director

Ineni Realtime

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: Digital Engineering & BIM for Smart Cities

Ineni Realtime

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TIM DAVEY

General Manager, Projects

Hume Property

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: A Developer’s Perspective: Bridging the gap between construction and manufacturing

Panel Discussion

Hume Property

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DAVID HALLER

National Operations Manager MPC, Construction

Mirvac

For Sydney & Melbourne

Panel Discussion

Mirvac

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SARAH MURRAY

Head of Innovation Ventures | Founder

Westpac | PLACE Technologies

For Sydney & Melbourne

Panel Discussion

 

For Sydney

Topic: Innovation Solutions to Australia’s housing needs: When Vision becomes Reality

Westpac

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PHILIP SONDHU

Principal

Superseed Ventures

For Sydney

Topic: Investing in new Construction Technology, Emerging Construction Techniques, Tech for Tradies and Smarter Living

For Sydney & Melbourne

Panel Discussion

Superseed Ventures

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PROFESSOR VIVIAN W. Y. TAM

Associate Dean (International) at School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

Western Sydney University

For Sydney

Topic: Perceptions and barriers of adopting prefabrication in the NSW market, New Learnings and the Strategic Options going forward

Western Sydney University

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KEOLA WESTCOTT

Senior Director Capital Project Delivery, Capital and Asset Services Branch

Department of Health, Queensland

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: Modular Construction for Health Care Facilities in Queensland, with Case Study of Modular Construction in the Health & Aged Care Sectors

Department of Health, Queensland

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GEORGE ABRAHAM

Managing Director

The Hickory Group

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: PPVC Case Study: How to Install A 128 Rooms Hotel in Just 6 Days Using PPVC

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GEORGIOS ANAGNOSTOU

Director

Jackson Teece

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: Case Study: Aveo Norwest, Australia’s Award-Winning, CLT Building Was Completed 13 Weeks Earlier Than Scheduled

Jackson Teece

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PROFESSOR ANDREW T HARRIS

Director, Technical Futures and Engineering Excellence Group | Member, Advisory Board

LAING O’ROURKE | Australian Centre for Robotic Vision

For Sydney

Topic: The Future of Construction – Embracing Innovations, Digital Engineering, Facing Disruption, Towards Singularity?

Laing ORourke

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KNUT MENDEN

Architect

BVN Architecture

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: Designing and Building The First Prefabricated CLT house according the PassivHaus standard: A Case Study

BVN Architecture

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SARAH BACHMANN

CEO

National Precast Concrete Association Australia

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: Technological and Material advances in Precast Concrete, with case studies in new building projects and infrastructure projects

National Precast Concrete Association Australia

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DR ANA EVANGELISTA

Research Fellow

Western Sydney University

For Sydney

Topic: Perceptions and barriers of adopting prefabrication in the NSW market, New Learnings and the Strategic Options going forward

Western Sydney University

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PHILIP ALVIANO

Sustainable Building Advisor

Master Builders Association Of Victoria

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: Update on National Construction Code trends and Sustainable Construction Challenges

Master Builders Association Of Victoria

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KYLIE MILLS

Director

BluKube Architecture | Australian Passive House Association

For Sydney

Topic: Modular Passive Houses & Positive Energy Homes, with case studies

Australian Passive House Association

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PROFESSOR MARTON MAROSSZEKY

Managing Director | Industry Engagement Lead

Marosszeky Associates | Centre for Smart Modern Construction

For Sydney

Topic: Strategic Lean Thinking and Supply Chain Management best practices for the Prefabrication Sector

Marosszeky Associates

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MATT DALY

Co-founder

HOW-Social Construct

For Sydney

Topic: Modular Solutions for Social Housing, with case studies

HOW-Social Construct

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PETER MCUTCHEN

Chief Operating Officer

The PARKD Group

For Sydney

Topic: Case Study of Specialty Modular Prefabrication: Modular Relocatable Multi-level Car Parking Solutions

The PARKD Group

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TAI HOLLINGSBEE

National Building Engineering Leader

GHD

For Sydney & Melbourne

Topic: Extreme climates, extreme economics – prefabrication as a tool in community housing

GHD

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SHANE HODGKINS

CEO

Matrak Industries

For Melbourne

Topic: Machine-Learning enabled modular product supply chain visibility and checking, off-site manufacturing, just-in-time manufacturing, new prefab construction technology, with case studies in Australia and in China

Matrak Industries

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JEREMY GRAHAM

Computational Design Leader

HDR Inc

For Melbourne

Topic: New Automation Tools & Data to improve Modular Design and Analysis

HDR Inc

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DR DARRYL O’BRIEN

Director, Technical & Regulation

Victorian Building Authority, Australia

For Melbourne

Topic: Regulatory Challenges, New Technical Matters and Permits for Prefab Projects in Victoria

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MARK PETERS

Founder/ CEO/ Director

Tribe Hotel Group

For Melbourne

Topic: Case Study: Tribe Hotel’s investments in Modular Hotels: Lessons from Australia’s First Integrated “Modular” Design Hotel using Pre-Fabrication to Deliver Project on Schedule and on Budget. Future Investments

Tribe Hotel Group

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RAAGE R. ADEN

Program Manager, Permanent Modular School Building Program

Victorian School Building Authority

For Melbourne

Topic: Prefabricating the Victorian Education Infrastructure: Modular Construction for Schools, Early Childhood Centers and Universities

Victorian School Building Authority

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DRENKA ANDJELIC

Managing Director

Construction Assignments

For Melbourne

Topic: Profiting from the on-going Modular Hotel Projects Pipeline: Case Studies of two hotels under construction – one in Melbourne and another in Sydney CBD

Construction Assignments

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NICK STRONGMAN

CEO

Sensum

For Melbourne (invited)

Topic: New Opportunities in Residential Modular Construction for Affordable Housing: Case Studies in Victoria

Sensum

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ADRIAN CHIA

Co-Founder

Big Tiny

For Melbourne

Topic: Future of Affordable Housing With Pre-Fabrication: The Global Tiny Homes Movement: Revolutionizing Australian housing With Flat Pack Houses That Cost Just $15,000 

Big Tiny

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ROGER WALLIS

Asset Manager

Monash University

For Melbourne

Interactive Roundtable Discussions: Post Occupancy Study on the prefabricated Peninsula Residences at Monash University: New Learnings

Monash University

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KEVIN STARLING

Principal Designer & Builder

Designology

For Melbourne

Interactive Roundtable Discussions: Designing Storm and Fire-Resistant Modular Homes: Case Study of the Award Winning “Convertible Home”

Designology

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MARIO POSALA

Architect and Studio Design Manager

ARKit Advanced Prefabricated Architecture

For Melbourne

Topic: Modular Passive Houses & Positive Energy Homes with case studies

ARKit Advanced Prefabricated Architecture

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PROFESSOR PRIYAN MENDIS

Director, ARC Centre for Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Housing

University of Melbourne

For Melbourne

Topic: Global Technological Advances and New Design/Structural Developments in Prefab & Modular

University of Melbourne

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EDDIE PALLOTTA

Director of Operations

The Hickory Group

For Melbourne

Topic: Quality World-Class Bathroom & Kitchen Pods: A Lead Forward in Innovative Technology & Waste Reduction – The Hickory Experience

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MISHO J. VASILJEVICH

Director

Misho+Associates

For Melbourne

Topic: Case Study of a new commercial CLT Project at Iron Creek Bay Farm Stay in Sorell Tasmania. The Case for New CLT applications and projects with Australian timber and pods

Misho+Associates

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NADINE SAMAHA

Senior Principal Architect

Level Architekture>Konstrukt

For Melbourne

Topic: Designing and Constructing an autonomous CLT house in Ceres Geelong, Victoria: CLT Case Study of a Farm and a House

Level Architekture

 

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CHRIS SMILES

Founding Principal

Smartform Architecture

For Melbourne

Topic: Case Study of Demountable and Prefabricated Sports Arena Construction: New Potential and Projects

Smartform Architecture

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DAVID KLINGBERG

Director and Principal

Smart Planning & Design

For Melbourne

Topic: Smart Spaces Design Construction and Planning for Smart Cities and Smart Buildings: Modularisation as part of the ecosystem

Smart Planning & Design

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JOHN HIGGS

Regional Director

Legend Logistics Group

For Melbourne

Topic: Construction Logistics in the Prefab Sector

Legend Logistics Group