Construction Innovation Forum 2013

Building Information Modelling (BIM) continues to revolutionize the building and construction industry. Hosted by the Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors Association of Australia (AMCA), the Construction Innovation Forum is designed to assist you better understand and prepare for the exponential technological advances and their impact. Hear from the world’s leading thought practitioners as they provide insight into the ways that leading firms are utilising the latest innovations, including robotics, augmented reality and automation, to deliver more efficient and accurate best practice solutions.

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Day One

Time …. Forum Sessions Presenters View
Welcome and Keynote Address
8:00am Registration Desk Open
8:40am BIM-MEPAUS Industry Forum Welcome Mr Earl Sakareassen, AMCA National President
8:50am Keynote: Global Industry Trends with BIM Mr Steve Jones, Senior Director, McGraw – Hill
9:35am Keynote Presenter: Global Head Contractor Mr Ge Qing, Deputy General Manager and Chief Engineer, Shanghai Tower Construction and Development
10:40am Morning Tea
Specifying BIM and Project Deliverables
11:00am Master Builders Association Address Mr Brian Welch, Executive Director, Master Builders Association
11:10am Head Contractor Project Innovation Mr Steve Trevenar, Head of Business Development and Strategy, Healthcare and Scientific Research, Lend Lease
11:50am Head Contractor Leveraging Benefits from a BIM Model – Monash University New Horizon’s Project Mr Aleksandar Baltovski, Project Design Manager, Probuild
12:30pm How clients are starting the journey and the benefits received across streamlined portfolios. What’s in it for the Client? Mr Angus Gordon, Development Manager – Sustainability and Operations, The GPT Group
1:10pm Lunch
BIM Design, Project and Model Management
1:50pm Adelaide Hospital BIM Manager’s Perspective dealing with all the information Mr Chris Penn, BIM Manager, Hansen Yuncken and Leighton Contractors Joint Venture, for design and construction of the New Royal Adelaide Hospital for SA Health Partnership
2:30pm Keynote Address: Commonwealth Defence – Construction Contractual and Procurement Strategy Mr Bob Baird, AM, Executive Director, Construction Contracts, Department of Defence, Defence Support Group
BIM 5D and Cost Control
3:20pm BIM and Cost Control Mr David Mitchell, Partner and 5D Quantity Surveyor, Mitchell Brandtman
4:00pm Afternoon Tea
Europe – Leading BIM Practices
4:15pm European Trends with BIM Adoption Mr Mads Bording, Chief Executive Officer, Docia
4:45pm Keynote Address: Project Delivery and Innovation Mr Neil Thompson, Principal BIM Integrator, Balfour Beatty
5:35pm Panel discussion Keynote presenters
Day one completed and networking drinks

Day Two

Time …. Forum Sessions Presenters View
Welcome and Keynote Address
8:00am Registration Desk Open
8:20am BIM-MEPAUS Industry Forum Welcome and Introduction Mr Sumit Oberoi, Executive Director, AMCA and BIM-MEPAUS
8:30am Keynote: The Future of Revit MEP and Fabrication Mr Rob Malkin, Sales Director, Asia Pacific, Autodesk
9:20am Field BIM – Closing the Workflow Loop Mr Daniel Smith, Solutions Manager – BIM and Construction, A2K Technologies
9:50am Collaborative BIM Mr Rob Phillpot, Co-founder and General Manager of Product, Aconex
10:20am Morning tea
BIM-MEPAUS Practice Case Studies
10:40am Case Study 1: BIM Enabled IPD Mr Warwick Stannus, Group Engineering Manager, A.G. Coombs
11:10am Case Study 2: A Road to BIM Mr Daniel Sullivan, Engineering Manager, D&E Air Conditioning
11:40am Case Study 3: Leveraging BIM-MEPAUS in Healthcare Construction Mr Craig Kennedy, BIM Integration Manager, Allstaff Air Conditioning
12:10pm Lunch
Practices: Contractors’ and Consultants Case Studies
12:50pm Case Study 4: Electrical Contractors’ BIM in practice Mr Ben Barbour, Manager – Commercial Projects VIC/TAS, Downer Australia
1:20pm Case Study 5: Consultant embracing BIM and BIM-MEPAUS Mr Martin Howland, Associate Director, Building Engineering, AECOM
1:50pm Case Study 6: Consultant embracing BIM and BIM-MEPAUS Mr Andrew Pettifer, Principal, Australasian Building Services Leader, ARUP
Australian leading Architect’s Perspective
2:20pm BIM Collaboration: Dissolving the Barriers Mr Rodd Perey, Associate Director, Architectus
2:50pm Afternoon Tea
BIM and Facility Management
3:05pm BIM and Facility Management Mr Christopher Di Iorio, CEO, ENGworks
Keynote Address and Future Governance
4:05pm Keynote Address: Construction Project Innovation and Virtualisation Mr Kyle Holmes, Vice President and Director of Virtual Design and Construction, The Brandt Companies
5:05pm BIM-MEPAUS Board of Management Announcement and Forum Closed Mr Sumit Oberoi, Executive Director, AMCA and BIM-MEPAUS