Construction Innovation Forum 2019

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

 08:00 AM45 minRegistration 
Welcome, Latest BIM-MEPAUS Developments and Keynote Address
 08:45 AM15 minForum WelcomeShannon Thomas
Executive Manager BIM-MEPAUS
 09:00 AM50 minLeading the Technological Standards AgendaWarwick Stannus
Group Engineering Manager
A.G. Coombs Group
 09:50 AM50 minDigital Transformation and Global LeadershipDr Andrew Maher
Chief Digital Officer
 10:40 AM40 minMorning Tea and Networking 
Exemplar BIM Project and Engaging Project Managers in BIM
11:20 AM40 minCommunication, Collaboration and Risk on an Exemplar
Australian BIM Project
Rodd Perey
 12:00 PM50 minEngaging Project Managers in Complex ProjectsPaddy Ryan
GagaMuller Group
 12:50 PM40 minLunch and Networking
Streamed Workshops 
 13:30 PM60 minStream A (Auditorium):
Design-To-Fabrication and Design-To-As Built with BIM-MEPAUS
Brendan Upton – A2K Technologies
Adrian Micucci – Irwinconsult
Ben Pfeiffer – DCM Services
Nathan Taylor – Hansen Yuncken
Dave Mangham – A2K Technologies
  Stream B (Clarendon Room D):
Streamlining BIM Workflows With Leica Geosystems
Matt Rumbelow – C.R. Kennedy
Chris Johnson – C.R. Kennedy
  Stream C (Clarendon Room E):
Driving Greater Digital Adoption and the Growth of a Paperless Jobsites
Tomy Praveen – PlanGrid
 14:30 PM40 minAfternoon Tea and Networking
Digital Transformation
 15:10 PM50 minPost Heroic BIMAlain Waha
Co-founder and Digital Visionary
 16:00 PM40 minNavigating the Digital Transformation HighwaySteve Fox
BIM Consulting
International Industry Panel
16:40 PM20 minPanel Discussion:
Global Trends From International Experts
Amanda Comunale – Victaulic
Alain Waha – Cogital
Paddy Ryan – GagaMuller Group
Dave Pikey – The Hill Group
Panel Moderator:
Rafik Abdelkaddous
Senior Territory Sales Manager ANZ
 17:00 PM5 minDay one concluding remarksSumit Oberoi
Executive Director
17:05 PMCloseDay one completed and networking drinks 

Day Two

Interactive Technical Sessions
08:00 AM45 minStream A (Clarendon Room D): Demonstration of the Latest Development with BIM-MEPAUS for Mechanical Consultants and Contractors 
  Stream B (Clarendon Room E): Demonstration of the Latest Development with BIM-MEPAUS for Electrical Consultants and Contractors 
 08:25 AM30 minRegistration for Day Two Welcome 
Welcome, Victorian Government Digital Strategy Leadership, Delivering Interconnected Value
08:55 AM5 minForum WelcomeShannon Thomas
Executive Manager BIM-MEPAUS
 9:00 AM30 minVictorian Digital Asset StrategyDr Collette Burke
Victorian Chief Engineer, Department of Treasury and Finance
The Victorian State Government
 9:30 AM15 minVirtual Buildings Information Systems (VBIS) UpdateCarl Agar
Senior Consultant – Asset and Facilities
A.G. Coombs Advisory
 9:45 AM10 minbuildingSMART UpdateDavid Mitchell
Co Founder and Partner QSx Technologies
Chairperson buildingSMART Australasia
 9:55 AM50 minFrom Custom Workflows to Business Intelligence: A Mechanical PerspectiveDave Pikey
Vice President – Corporate Technology
The Hill Group
 10:45 AM40 minMorning Tea and Networking 
Effective Use of Technology in New Areas of Organisations
 11:25 AM40 minDelivering Full BIM for Mechanical ContractorsMatt Payne
Engineering Manager
PJM Engineering
 12:05 PM50 minHumans + Data: The Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) ConundrumChristopher DiIorio
Ian McGaw
Vice President of Technology and Innovation
 12:55 PM40 minLunch and Networking
Leveraging Asset Data From a Common Data Environment
 13:35 PM30 minThe Holistic Data Environment and its Role in Digital TransformationJared Cathcart
Senior Manager – Strategy and Consulting
Streamed Workshops
 14:05 PM60 minStream A (Auditorium):
Autodesk Plan Beyond 2020
Martin Schmid – Autodesk
  Stream B (Clarendon Room D):
The Future of Construction in a Connected Environment
Andrew Hill – A2K Technologies
15:05 PM40 minAfternoon Tea and Networking
Delivering on Industry and Project Needs
 15:45 PM30 minBIM Models for Effective HVAC VR Training ExperienceDerek Olsen
Director of Industry Application and Training
Vrtual HVAC
Joel Hopson
Director | Creative and Technology
Vrtual HVAC
16:15 PM30 minSetting a New Benchmark in Digital HandoverDavid Kwok
Digital Delivery Lead
 16:45 PM5 min Day Two Concluding RemarksSumit Oberoi
Executive Director
 16:50 PMCloseDay Two Completed and Networking Drinks