Agenda

TIME AGENDA
Digital Engineering Keynote  
09:00 Welcoming Speech, Opening Remarks & Thank You Sponsor Speech by Conference Producer
09:10 The Future Of Construction With Digital Engineering
Shaun-Webster-rounded Shaun Webster
Digital Engineering Lead
Laing O’Rourke
Laing Orourke
09:50 Platinum Sponsor: Cadgroup
Digital Engineering & Design Technology
Ibrahim-Thanawalla-rounded Ibrahim Thanawalla
Director
Cadgroup
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10:25
Morning Refreshments & Networking Session
10:50 How Digital Engineering Enables End To End Visualization, Modeling And Construction Of Complex Infrastructure Projects
Marina-Villanueva-rounded Marina Villanueva Diaz
Digital Engineering Technical Director
Jacobs Engineering
Jacob
11:25 Digital Engineering – From Data Chaos To Data Intelligence: How Digital Engineering Is Transforming And Closing The Loop On Whole-Of-Life Design
Belinda-Hodkinson-rounded Belinda Hodkinson
Strategic Digital Engineering Lead
SMEC (Subsidiary of Jurong Surbana)
SMEC
12:00 Automate The Boring: How AI, Lasers, And Digital Twins Are Transforming The Digital Engineering Workflow
Christian-Skinner-rounded Christian Skinner
Digital Futures – Product Lead, Engineering Excellence Group
Laing O’Rourke
Laing Orourke
12:35 Lunch & Networking
13:45 Interactive Roundtable Discussion:
 
  • Digital Engineering In Large Scale Infrastructure & Rail
Ibrahim-Thanawalla-rounded Ibrahim Thanawalla
Director
Cadgroup
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  • Guidelines For Success In Digital Transformation
Christopher-Taylor-rounded Christopher Taylor
Client Delivery Executive
Hatch
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  • Digital Engineering In Urban Development And Regeneration
Liam-Corscadden-rounded Liam Corscadden
Digital Engineering Lead – Urban Development & Regeneration
Arcadis
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  • Digital Engineering In Manufacturing
Belinda-Hodkinson-rounded Belinda Hodkinson
Strategic Digital Engineering Lead
SMEC (Subsidiary of Jurong Surbana)
SMEC
 14:45
Downer Case Study: How Digital Engineering Is Leveraged Across Entire Project Lifecycle At Downer From Engineering Design To Asset Virtualization, Construction And Maintenance
Anthony-Roe-rounded Anthony Roe
Head of Digital & Innovation
Downer-Mining, Energy & Industrial
Downer
15:15 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking Session
15:30 Planning For The Upside: Overcoming The Challenges Of BIM Execution On Major Infrastructure Projects
Eli-Walter-rounded Eli Walter
Definition Services Lead, Western Sydney Airport
Bechtel Corporation
Bechtel
 16:00 Data Capture With Drones: How Drones Are Changing The Way We Design & Deliver
JORGE-MARTIN-GISTAU-rounded Jorge Martin Gistau
Project Manager for Regional Rail Project
Transport for NSW
Transport for NSW
Nick-Smith-rounded Nicholas Smith
CEO
Corridor.ai
Corridor ai
16:35 Closing Remarks by Conference Chairman
16:40 Champagne Networking Session
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Enjoy a glass of champagne whilst networking with other like-minded individuals on topics that are of most interest to you and fellow delegates.

TIME AGENDA
Digital Engineering Product Lifecycle Management
09:00 Welcoming Speech, Opening Remarks & Thank You Sponsor Speech by Conference Producer
09:10 Keynote: Strategic Digital Engineering To Transform Infrastructure
Simon-Vaux-rounded Simon Vaux
Director Digital Engineering
Transport for NSW
Transport for NSW
09:45 Aurecon: International Best Practices in Large Scale Infrastructure Design and Development with Digital Engineering
James-Black-rounded James Black
Digital Practice Leader (Technical Director)
Aurecon
Aurecon
10:20
Morning Refreshments & Networking Session
10:45 Spotlight Sponsor: Arcadis

Linking The Dots Together For A Common Data Environment In Delivering Infrastructure Projects

Rittick-Borah-rounded Rittick Borah
Senior GIS Consultant
Arcadis
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11:20 Unifying Digital Engineering Design And Modelling
Mark-Cook-rounded Mark Cook
Technical Director
AECOM
AECOM
12:00 Spotlight Sponsor: Hatch

Digital Transformation: How Disruption is Delivering Gain for BHP’s Newest Mine

Christopher-Taylor-rounded Christopher Taylor
Client Delivery Executive
Hatch
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12:30 CIMIC Group: Leveraging Technologies Across Diverse Construction Projects
Steve-Fiorio-rounded Steve Fiorio
Principal (Digital Engineering)
EIC Activities – Member of CIMIC Group
EIC Activities
12:30 Lunch & Networking
13:30 Interoperability & Systems Integration

Panel: Overcoming Interoperability, Legacy Issues, Systems Integration And Common Data Set Challenges In Digital Engineering

 
Catherine-Pepper-rounded Moderator:

Catherine Pepper
Smart Technology Solutions Lead – Smart Cities, Precincts and Buildings
GHD Group

GHD
Jacyl-Shaw-rounded Panelists:

Jacyl Shaw
Global Practice Director – Digital Innovation, GHD Digital
GHD Digital

GHD
Simon-Vaux-rounded Simon Vaux
Director Digital Engineering
Transport for NSW
Transport for NSW
Holger-Groot-rounded Holger de Groot
National Director of BIM
HDR
HDR
 14:15
Digital Engineering, From Single Point Of Truth To A Digital Ecosystem And What That Means For On-Site Teams
Dean_James_rounded Dean James
Digital Engineering Manager
Lendlease
Lendlease
 14:45
The Digital Divide In Rail
John-Gude-rounded John Gude
Senior Principal – Digital Engineering & Rail
WSP
WSP
15:15
Afternoon Refreshments & Networking Session
 15:35 Using BIM (Digital Engineering) To De-Risk And Improve The Entire Project Lifecycle Management
Holger-Groot-rounded Holger de Groot
National Director of BIM
HDR
HDR
16:05 Human Centered Engineering: The New Engineering Discipline Of The 21st Century?
Sylvain-Emeric-rounded Sylvain Emeric
Digital Innovation Advisory Service Lead
GHD Digital
GHD
16:40 Closing Remarks by Conference Chairman

TIME AGENDA
Morning Site Tour 1: University of Technology Sydney

UTS Tech LabThe digital revolution in engineering has given architects and builders the power to bring designs to life with ever more complexity, efficiency and innovation. Join us for a tour of the University of Technology Sydney’s multi-disciplinary laboratories to witness the technology behind these exciting new possibilities in action. Among the facilities you will visit are: the Center for Autonomous Systems, recognized world leader in autonomous and human-interactive robotics; the Motion Platform & Mixed Reality Lab, incubator of research into human-AI interfaces; the Center for Electrical Machines and Power Electronics, home to investigation and design of complex future energy and electric power systems; and the Geotechnical Lab, driver of collaborative research in civil infrastructure through advanced soil analysis techniques.

Afternoon Site Tour 2: Laing O’Rourke Innovation Lab

Site Tour 1Engineering has gone digital. Powered by 3D modelling, virtual reality, real-time data mapping and more, infrastructure designers and builders are reaping huge benefits in efficiency, quality and sustainability. Among these is engineering & construction giant Laing O’Rourke, whose highly developed digital engineering capabilities have delivered one of the UK’s most technically complex buildings, the Francis Crick Institute, and the innovative multi-modal Heathrow Terminal 5, among others.

Delve into how they did it in this exclusive tour of Laing O’Rourke’s Innovation Lab, described by the Australian Financial Review as “resembling something like the futuristic lab of James Bond’s eccentric Q character…a playroom of robotic arms, 3D printers, cyborg-like exoskeletons and digital screens”. You will learn more about the technologies and methodologies leading the engineering & construction of tomorrow.

Space in Each Site Tour is Limited, Registrations Will Be Available On First Come, First Reserved Basis