Construction Innovation Forum 2016

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 1

TimeDurationPresentation TitlePresenter
08:00 AM45 minRegistration
Welcome and Keynote Address
08:45 AM15 minForum WelcomeSumit Oberoi – Executive Director, AMCA
09:00 AM60 minKeynote Address: Head Contractors’ Leadership driving productivity in Brasil  Andre Glogowsky Board Member of HOCHTIEF do Brasil HOCHTIEF do Brasil
10:00 AM40 minKeynote Address: Strategic Business Transformation for the Building and Construction IndustryJohn Stokoe CB CBE Associate Director Lend Lease Construction (UK) and Head of Strategic Development for Northern Europe Dassault Systèmes
10:40 AM40 minMorning Tea & Networking
Head Contractor Leadership
11:20 AM40 minHead Contractors’ Implementing BIM workflows from an exemplar projectDonald Cameron National Manager IPD and BIM Systems John Holland
12:00 PM40 minHead Contractors’ Implementing BIM workflows from an exemplar projectStuart Bull Southern Region Digital Engineering Lead Laing O’Rourke
12:40 PM40 minLunch & Networking
Streamed Workshops
13:20 PM60 minStream A: Design and construct using BIM-MEPAUS Fabrication Developments Brendan Upton – A2K Technologies Adam Sheather – AECOM Ben West – AG O’Connors Ben Leigh – XylemStream B: Contextual Project Controls – Where BIM and Cost Management intertwine Phil Lamisere Business Development Manager Aconex
14:20 PM40 minAfternoon Tea & Networking
Keynote and Industry Panel
15:00 PM60 minBIM Technology Trends for MEP Contractors and Engineers  Patrick Bohle General Manager MEP Division, Trimble Navigation Trimble
16:00 PM20 minThe Future of Making ThingsAndrew Cunningham Senior Manager / Territory Sales Manager Autodesk
16:20 PM30 minPanel Discussion Andre Glogowsky – HOCHTIEF do Brasil John Stokoe – Lend Lease / Dassault Systèmes Patrick Bohle – Trimble Donald Cameron – John HollandPanel Moderator: Rafik Abdelkaddous Senior Territory Sales Manager Autodesk ANZ
16:50 PM10 minDay one concluding remarksSumit Oberoi, Executive Director, AMCA
17:00 PMCloseDay one completed and networking drinks

Day 2

Time Duration Presentation Title Presenter
07:15 AM 45 min Registration
Welcome and Keynote Address
08:00 AM 5 min Forum Welcome Sumit Oberoi – Executive Director, AMCA
08:05 AM 45 min Keynote Address: Delivering Clarity, Connectivity and Simplicity at the Construction Site Chris Why Vice President Intergraph
08:50 AM 10 min Morning Break
Keynote Address
09:00 AM 60 min Keynote Address: USA Mechanical Contractors’ BIM and Innovation Leadership Tim Moormeier President U.S. Engineering Company
10:00 AM 40 min Mechanical Contractors’ Implementing BIM workflows from an exemplar project Nigel Skidmore and Luke Teunissen Design Manager and Lead Design Manager D&E Air Conditioning
10:40 AM 40 min Morning Tea and Networking
Engineering the Future
11:20 AM 50 min Embracing BIM for design consultants: Case studies and experiences from the UK and Global leadership Alain Waha Global Head BIM | Digital BuroHappold Engineering
12:10 PM 40 min Re-taking the BIM lead Andrew Bagnall and Dean James Associate Business Development Manager and BIM Project Manager JHA
12:50 PM 40 min Lunch and Networking
Streamed Workshops
13:30 PM 80 min Stream A: Linking Autodesk’s Revit MEP and Fabrication Strategy to Project Implementation Steve Butler – Autodesk Andy Robins – Autodesk Kevin Allen – Comfort Systems USA Stream B: Field Solutions for MEP – putting theory into practice Chris Johnson Technical Sales Specialist BuildingPoint (A Trimble Company)
14:50 40 min Afternoon Tea and Networking
Keynote and Industry Panel
15:30 PM 30 min Global manufacture leveraging BIM-MEPAUS Marcus Fich Business Development Manager – Strategic Projects Grundfos
16:00 PM 40 min Keynote Address: New Modeling Technologies for Faster, More Efficient BIM Tim Lowery VP Business Development ClearEdge3D
16:30 PM 25 min Panel Discussion Tim Moormeier – US Engineering Company Kevin Allen – Comfort systems USA Daniel Sullivan – D&E Air Conditioning Ben West – AG O’Connors Marcus Fich – Grundfos Panel Moderator: Warwick Stannus Group Engineering Manager AG Coombs
16:55 5 min Closing remarks Sumit Oberoi – Executive Director AMCA
17:00 Close Day two completed and networking drinks