Construction Innovation Forum 2014

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 Presenter View
Welcome and Keynote Address
8:00am Registration desk opens Workshop 1: Engineering Transformation Governance JC Davis, Senior Solutions Consultant, A2K Technologies
8:45am BIM-MEPAUS Construction Innovation 2014 Forum Welcome Mr Sumit Oberoi, Executive Director, Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association (AMCA)
8:55am Keynote Address: Head Contractors’ Global BIM Leadership Mr James Barrett, Director, Integrated Building Solutions, Turner Construction Company, USA
9:45am Keynote Address: Thinking Beyond BIM – Possibilities, Probabilities, Opportunities… Mr Rob Malkin, Sales Director, Autodesk, Asia Pacific Mr Dominic Thasarathar, Strategic Industry Relations, Autodesk, UK
10:25am Panel Discussion Panel Moderator: Mr Chris Penn, BIM Manager, HYLC-JV
10:55am Morning tea & Networking
Clients, Head Contractors’ and Consultants Practice
11:25am BIM – What’s in it for the Client? Mr Victor Hoog Antink, Chairman, South Bank Corporation
11:45am Head Contractor Project Innovation Mr Sean O’Dwyer, BIM Manager, Grocon PCL
12:25pm Case Study: Leveraging BIM and BIM-MEPAUS in the delivery of design outcomes Mr Jamie Casas, BIM Consultant, and Mr Angus Grant, Principal, Mechanical Section Manager, Wood and Grieve Engineers
1:05pm Lunch and Networking
Practices: BIM Design, Project and Model Management
1:45pm Developing Intelligent BIM Models Mr Paul Nunn, General Manager BIM, PDC Queensland
2:15pm Fresh Beginnings: Know your BIM audience Mr David Pearce, BIM Manager, Building Services, Jacobs Group
Product Lifecycle Management
2:55pm PLM and ERP Integration Dr Dominik Holzer, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, The University of Melbourne
3:15pm Afternoon Tea and Networking   Workshop 2: Creating a Collaboration Culture Mr Paul Arthur, General Manager, PhoenxPLM  
BIM-MEPAUS Technical Standards and Practices Update
3:55pm BIM-MEPAUS Technical Standards and Practices Mr Warwick Stannus, Group Engineering Manager, AG Coombs and Technical Director, BIM-MEPAUS
Keynote Address
4:25pm Keynote Address: UK Leading Specialist Sub-contractor Mr Andy Sneyd, Head of Design, Crown House Technologies and President, Building and Engineering Services Association, UK
5.15pm Day one closure Mr Sumit Oberoi, Executive Director, AMCA  
Day one completed and networking drinks

Day Two

Time ………… Forum Sessions Presenter View
Welcome and Keynote Address
8:00 AM Registration Desk Open Workshop 3: BIM-MEPAUSAutodesk Revit MEP Add-In Template Brendan Upton, A2K Technologies & Geoff Thew, A.G. Coombs
8:45 AM Recap of Day One and Introduction to Day Two Mr Sumit Oberoi, Executive Director, AMCA
9:00 AM Keynote Address: Bringing Life to the Lifecycle – An Owner’s Perspective to Successful Implementation at Denver International Airport Mr Dennis Rodriguez, BIM Enterprise Manager, Aviation and Transportation, AECOM, USA
9:50 AM Keynote Address: Global Trends for MEP Engineering and Fabrication Mr Steve Butler, Industry Strategy Manager – MEP and Fabrication, Autodesk, UK
10:30 AM Morning tea & Networking
Collaborative Technology and BIM-MEPAUS Practice Case Studies
11:00 AM Collaborative BIM Mr Robert Phillpot, Aconex Co-Founder and General Manager of Product
11:30 AM Case Study 1: BIM-MEPAUS Linking Design, Fabrication and Commissioning workflows Mr Mark Jacobson, National BIM Operations Manager, AE Smith and Son
12:00 PM Lunch & Networking
Practices: 3D Imaging and Automation Services
12:40 PM Achieving BIM Certainty Through Reality Capture Mr Matt Rumbelow, BIM Production Coordinator – High Definition Surveying, AAM
1:00 PM Keynote Address: 3D Imaging and Automation Technologies – Making As-Built BIM Projects Affordable Mr Tim Lowery, Business Development, ClearEdge3D, USA
BIM and Facility Management
1:40 PM Case Study 2: 120 Collins Street Melbourne Mr Michael Alder, Building Services Modelling Leader, ARUP and Mr Nathan Lyon, Facilities Manager, Investa Property Group
2:10 PM A Journey of Discovery: BIM for Facilities Management Mr Chris Needham, Project Information Manager & BIM Lead, Davis Langdon (AECOM)
2:40 PM Afternoon Tea & Networking
Keynote Address
3:20 PM Keynote Address: Global BIM Leadership Mr Tyler Goss, Director of Construction and Manufacturing Solutions, CASE, USA
4:00 PM Panel Discussion: BIM and Manufacturers Content Panel Moderator: Mr Carl Agar, Director, Menco Electrical
BIM-MEPAUS Future Direction
4:30 PM BIM-MEPAUS Future Direction, and Forum Closed Mr Sumit Oberoi, Executive Director, AMCA
Forum closed and networking drinks