Construction Innovation Forum 2017

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

TimeDurationPresentation TitlePresenter
 08:00 AM45 minRegistration 
Welcome and Keynote Address
 08:45 AM5 minForum WelcomeSumit Oberoi
Executive Director
and
Shannon Thomas
Executive Manager BIM-MEPAUS
AMCA
 08:50 AM40 minBIM-MEPAUS 2017 Progress UpdateWarwick Stannus
Group Engineering Manager
A.G. Coombs
 09:30 AM50 minKeynote Address: Leading USA Mechanical Contractors’ Technology JourneyDoug Moore
President
McKinstry
 10:20 AM40 minMorning Tea & Networking 
Queensland Digital Roadmap and Queen’s Wharf Brisbane BIM Strategy
11:00 AM20 minRoadmap For 3D Queensland – Realising The BenefitsMichael Haines
CEO
VANZI
 11:20 PM40 minQueen’s Wharf Brisbane BIM StrategyChris Deans
Services Manager
Destination Brisbane Consortium
and
Alastair Brook
BIM Operations Manager
PDC
Change Management 
 12:00 PM40 minManaging The Culture Shift: Paving The Way For BIM Implementation and ManagementFrank Weiss
VP BIM and Innovation
CONJECT / Aconex
 12:40 PM40 minLunch and Networking
BIM in Facilities Management
13:20 PM40 minBIM In FM – The Real DealMalcolm Foort
Innovation Director
Zuuse
Streamed Workshops
14:00 PM50 minStream A: Design, Fabrication and Construct With BIM-MEPAUS
Shannon Thomas – AMCA
Brendan Upton – A2K Technologies
Dave Mangham – A2K Technologies
Jason Pleaner – Irwinconsult
Adam Sheather – AECOM
Stream B: Leveraging Construction and Point layout for As-Built
Matt Rumbelow – CR Kennedy
Bernie Edmonds – CR Kennedy
Chris Johnson – CR Kennedy
 14:50 PM40 minAfternoon Tea and Networking 
International Head Contractor Keynote Address
15:30 PM50 minGlobal Head Contractors’ LeadershipTyler Goss
Innovation Development Manager
Turner Construction Company
International Industry Panel
16:2035 minPanel Discussion: Change Management, Lean Construction and Integrated Project Delivery.
Tyler Goss – Turner Construction Company
Shane Burger – Woods Bagot
Cesare Caoduro – COWI
Doug Moore – McKinstry
Malcolm Foort – Zuuse
Jaimie Johnston – Bryden Wood
Panel Moderator:
Rafik Abdelkaddous
Senior Territory Sales Manager AEC ANZ
Autodesk
16:55 PM5 minDay One Concluding RemarksSumit Oberoi
Executive Director
and
Shannon Thomas
Executive Manager BIM-MEPAUS
AMCA
17:00 PMCloseDay One Completed and Networking Drinks 

Day Two

TimeDurationPresentation TitlePresenter
BIM-MEPAUS Technical Demonstration and User Group Session
 07:30 AM60 minBIM-MEPAUS Technical Demonstration and User Group SessionBrendan Upton – A2K Technologies
Dave Mangham – A2K Technologies
Andy Robins – Autodesk
Adam Sheather – AECOM
Tim Newman – PowerCad
 08:25 AM30 minRegistration 
Welcome and International Keynote Address
 08:55 AM5 minForum WelcomeSumit Oberoi
Executive Director
and
Shannon Thomas
Executive Manager BIM-MEPAUS
AMCA
09:00 AM50 minKeynote Address: Global Leading Architect’s LeadershipShane Burger
Principal and Director of Technical Innovation
Woods Bagot
09:50 AM40 minManaging Highly Complex Design and Construction ProjectsDaniel Kalnins
Associate Principal, Head of Digital Enterprise
Ridley
and
Rush Sipkes
Group BIM and Business Improvement Manager
BSA
10:30 AM40 minMorning Tea and Networking 
Major Capital Project Strategy and International Keynote
11:10 AM45 minShaping a Smarter Building ProcessMatt Wheelis
Segment Manager For Building Construction
Leica Geosystems
 11:55 AM45 minInternational Consultant Driving Digital Engineering WorkflowsCesare Caoduro
BIM Technical Manager
COWI
 12:40 PM40 minLunch and Networking
Delivering on The Future of Making Things 
 13:20 PM30 minEnabling New Business Models Through TechnologyRafik Abdelkaddous
Senior Territory Sales Manager AEC ANZ
Autodesk
and
Jarrod Bassan
Practice Partner
DXC Technology
 13:50 PM50 minThe Future of Making Things: Converging Manufacturing and ConstructionJaimie Johnston
Director, Head of Global Systems
Bryden Wood
Electrical Services Design Workflow
 14:40 PM20 minEstablishing an Efficient Electrical Design WorkflowTim Newman
General Manager
PowerCad
15:0020 minAfternoon Tea and Networking 
Virtual Reality, Computational BIM and Closing Remarks
 15:20 PM30 minRealtime Visualisation – Lifecycle EfficiencyJeremy Harkins
Director
ineni Realtime
 15:50 PM30 minThe Coming Disruption of Design Automation in AECBrett Young
CEO and Founder
BuildingSP
16:20 PM10 minDay Two Concluding RemarksSumit Oberoi
Executive Director
and
Shannon Thomas
Executive Manager BIM-MEPAUS
AMCA
16:30CloseDay Two Completed and Networking Drinks