Construction Innovation Forum 2018

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, Standards Agenda and Head Contractor Keynote Address
 08:45 AM15 minForum WelcomeShannon Thomas
Executive Manager BIM-MEPAUS
 09:00 AM30 minBIM-MEPAUS – Putting Standards into PracticeWarwick Stannus
Group Engineering Manager
A.G. Coombs Group
 09:30 AM60 minKeynote Address – The Future of Construction: Robots, Self Repairing Buildings and a Virtual WorldDr Andrew Harris
Director, Technical Futures and Engineering Excellence Group
Laing O’Rourke
 10:30 AM40 minMorning Tea and Networking 
Leading Supplier’s Technology Adoption, Autodesk Design Trends and Standards
11:10 AM50 minVictaulic’s Adoption of Technology for Project ExecutionAmanda Comunale
Director of Virtual Design and Construction
 12:00 PM30 minAutodesk MEP and Construction TrendsSteve Butler
Industry Strategy Manager – MEP and Fabrication
12:30 PM20 minBIM StandardisationRichard Choy
 12:50 PM40 minLunch & Networking
Streamed Workshops 
 13:30 PM60 minStream A (Auditorium):
Design, Fabricate and Construct With BIM-MEPAUS
Brendan Upton – A2K Technologies
Ian Pearse – Ellis Air
Dave Mangham – A2K Technologies
Quoc Pham – AECOM
Stream B (Clarendon Room D):
Driving Digital Construction Productivity and Innovation
Tomy Praveen – PlanGrid
 14:30 PM40 minAfternoon Tea & Networking
International Keynote Address – Major Infrastructure BIM Programme
 15:10 PM60 minImplementing BIM on Major Infrastructure: Highways England, Smart Motorways ProgrammeLiam Gallagher
Director of Digital Delivery and Information Management
Jacobs Engineering
International Industry Panel
16:10 PM45 minPanel Discussion: Practical Use of Technology and Data.
Amanda Comunale – Victaulic
Andrew Harris – Laing O’Rourke
Jose Oliveira – DiRoots
Brett Young – Building SP
Liam Gallagher – Jacobs Engineering
Panel Moderator:
Rafik Abdelkaddous
Senior Territory Sales Manager AEC ANZ
 16:55 PM5 minDay one concluding remarksSumit Oberoi
Executive Director
17:00 PMCloseDay one completed and networking drinks 

Day Two

TimeDurationPresentation TitlePresenter
Interactive Technical Sessions
 08:00 AM45 minStream A (Clarendon Room D): Mechanical Fabrication Workflows
Stream B (Clarendon Room E): Revit Electrical Workflows
Stream C (Auditorium): Emerging Technology Influencing the Construction Industry
Dave Mangham – A2K Technologies
Brendan Upton – A2K Technologies
Bryan Williams – Trimble
Welcome, International Keynote Address and Mechanical Contractors Strategy
 08:55 AM5 minForum Welcome Shannon Thomas
Executive Manager BIM-MEPAUS
 09:00 AM60 minKeynote Address: BIM in a Convergent and Connected FutureDavid Philp
Global BIM / IM Consultancy Director
 10:00 AM40 minMechanical Contractor: Slim BIMDaniel Maddocks
Group ICT Platform Manager
Benmax Group
Stirling Ashby
Group BIM Development
Benmax Group
 10:40 AM40 minMorning Tea & Networking
Leveraging Advanced Technology to Assist Workflows
 11:20 AM50 minDisrupting the Construction Industry with Design AutomationBrett Young
CEO and Founder
Building System Planning
 12:10 PM50 minThe Digital Era of ConnectionJose Oliveira
Managing Director / CIBSE BIM & Digital Engineering Steering Group UK
 13:00 PM40 minLunch & Networking
Streamed Workshops
 13:40 PM60 minStream A (Auditorium):
Advanced Fabrication Workflow Solutions for MEP – Autodesk
Todd Liebbe – President – GTP Services
Andy Robins – Lead Software Developer – GTP Services
Stream B (Clarendon Room D):
Leveraging Data for As-Built Workflows – CR Kennedy
Bernie Edmonds – National Business Development Manager – CR Kennedy
Matt Rumbelow – Technical Sales Consultant – CR Kennedy
Gregg Franz – Technical Specialist, Reality Capture – Leica
 14:40 PM40 minAfternoon Tea & Networking
Leading Digital Asset Management Strategies and Capturing As-Built
 15:20 PM30 minSmarter Asset and Facilities Management Carl Agar
Senior Consultant – Assets and Facilities
A.G. Coombs
 15:50 PM30 minAdvanced Real-time Construction Quality Management Rok Kim
APAC Business and Customer Development Director
 16:20 PM10 min Day Two Concluding RemarksSumit Oberoi
Executive Director
 16:30 PMCloseDay Two Completed and Networking Drinks