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Timber Offsite Construction – Frame Australia 2017 Conference & Exhibition

  ‘Timber Offsite Construction’ is organised by Frame Australia and for the past 18 years has been the only national conference and exhibition for timber building systems in residential and commercial construction. The 2017 sessions program will present topics on design, manufacture and construction of timber offsite buildings from the initial concept stage to the finished project, providing a broad pathway to understand the process benefits and the achievement of faster build times with lower construction costs. International and local speakers will explain architectural design concepts, engineering design and codes, cost comparisons, and examples of low, mid and high rise projects currently under construction around Australia and globally, including the world’s tallest mass wood building. Supply chain involvement will be a fundamental component of the program inc... more

8th Annual WA Major Projects Conference 2017

The 8th Annual WA Major Projects Conference will take place on the 20th & 21st of June at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre. As WA’s largest construction and infrastructure event, attracting over 300 delegates annually, the conference continues to provide an essential platform for discussion of the state’s priority infrastructure projects, sector outlooks and future growth plans. As Western Australia’s economy is readjusting after the mining boom, the conference will feature presentations on evaluating opportunities in key growing sectors set to strengthen the state such as tourism, transport, education and health. Highlighting the potential for growth in the state after the decline of the mining sector, the focus of the two day event is “Shaping WA’s Future”. The conference will feature presentations on major infrastructure projects and key sector upda... more

National Infrastructure Summit

Following the success of last year’s event, the Australian Financial Review’s National Infrastructure Summit returns, bigger and better, in 2017. This year, the focus is on driving growth through smarter, more efficient cities – and we have lined up the best of the best from Australia and abroad to work through the various planning, funding and delivery issues that are holding our cities back. Over 300 of Australia’s top investors, planners, contractors, advisers and policy-makers are expected to attend the nation’s premier infrastructure event. For further information and to book your place please visit the website here.... more

Green + Building Exhibition 2017

Green + Building 2017 is to provide a platform where the industry can come together, where the delegates can learn and understand trends in the industry while discovering new products and partners at the same time. The first edition of Green + Building Exhibition, Green Building + Homewares 2016, attracted over 1,000 industry practitioners from 35 regions and countries. Our delegates comprise of building professionals, engineers, contractors, investors, property managers and designer community together with manufacturers, suppliers and service providers to the industry and other industry supporters.  ... more

10th Annual SA Major Projects Conference 2017

The 10th Annual South Australian Major Projects Conference will be held on the 25-26 July 2017 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. In its 10th year running, this event continues to be the largest major projects and infrastructure conference in the State, attracting over 200 delegates. With a once-in-a generation infrastructure investment of $12.1 billion towards the delivery of major infrastructure projects for the state, the South Australian Major Projects Conference provides the perfect platform to get the latest project updates in addition to offering plentiful networking opportunities. While South Australia recovers from an adjusting economy, the state government and industry bodies are looking to build a stronger infrastructure landscape, in order to future proof the economy. Although local manufacturing has undergone an overhaul, there are new areas of growth for the State in ... more

Building the Territory

Building the Territory focuses on the economic outlook for the Northern Territory, government and private investment, opportunities for growth and updates on major committed, planned and proposed construction projects. This event provides a vital meeting place for businesses to hear about the new opportunities and developments for the built environment in the Territory from the government, project owners and industry leaders. At Building the Territory you will hear the latest updates from the major construction projects that are forming the backbone to Northern Territory’s growing resource sector.  ... more

AGGA 2017 National Conference

The AGGA 2017 conference is expected to attract approximately 200 attendees from the Australian glass and glazing industry. The conference provides stakeholders and suppliers a valuable opportunity to interact with their peers in an interactive and informative environment. The AGGA is committed to engaging with delegates through an informative program of speakers, as well as facilitating networking and business opportunities through an interactive trade exhibition and a dynamic program of social events. The AGGA membership is comprised of glass manufacturers, glass processors, glass and window installers / repairers (glaziers), and machinery, equipment and software suppliers. The majority of attendees are from Australia but the conference also attracts around 10% of its attendees from overseas. Over 95% of all delegates are males aged 35 years and over. Around 15% of delegates w... more

Smart Cities Expo World Forum, Sydney 2017

Smart Cities Expo World Forum combines the power of the collocated conference model with state-of-the-art expo floor plan in order to educate people towards smart cities and urban planning technologies, strive for innovation, promote business and connect thousands of Smart City Experts from around the globe. The conference program covers Smart City Vertical Application such as Smart Grid, Smart Transportation, Smart Health, Smart Building Management Systems, Enterprise IoT, Smart Lighting, Fog Computing, Big Data Analytics and Smart Governance. Overview World population is increasingly rapidly. It is estimated by United Nations that the world has a total population of 7.4 billion. Due to the tremendous rise in population, the cities all around the world are facing complex challenges such as social problems, economic problems, environmental problems, city infrastructure planning ... more

Safety in Action Melbourne

Safety in Action, Australia’s leading OHS event, is back in Melbourne this September – Free registration available now Due to high rates of work-related injuries and illness, the construction industry is one of the priority industries for the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy. Still today, many hazards put construction workers’ health and safety at risk and Safety innovation and Mental Health & Wellbeing are becoming increasingly important components of OHS management. One in five Australian employees reported that they have taken time off work due to feeling mentally unwell in the past 12 months, due to stress, anxiousness or depression. Also Innovation, whether in processes, technology and/or approaches to people, is becoming more and more crucial in helping to solve ongoing problems and ensuring employees go home safely after work. On 5-6 September 2017, over 10... more

prefabAUS 2017 Conference

PrefabAUS2017 Conference Highlights Exploring this years’ theme of ‘Prefab in motion: Growing. Innovating. Revolutionising,’ this three-day event offers a unique opportunity to be part of Australia’s rapidly changing building manufacturing industry. Australia’s prefabricated industry is at the forefront of the global market, and the conference will provide knowledge and networking opportunities to explore the future of the growing sector. The 2017 conference will include keynote speakers, project case studies, workshops and optional site visits to explore how the industry is continuing to grow, innovate and revolutionise the built environment.... more

5th Annual Australian Smart Lighting Summit 2017

The Summit program will feature a wide range of topics covering Smart Lighting and the Internet of Things, Street Light Replacement programs, innovative lighting design, safety perceptions as well as light pollution.  Delegates will also have the chance to network with industry peers and explore aesthetically, architecturally and visually captivating lighting technologies. As participants in this unique knowledge sharing Summit, delegates have the chance to network with industry peers and explore aesthetically, architecturally and visually captivating lighting technologies. As Australia’s premiere symposium on smart lighting, smart cities and the Internet of Things, the 5th Annual Australian Smart Lighting Summit underscores the industry’s commitment to developing innovative and intelligent lighting solutions. Media contact: Goldie Yang | Marketing Coordinator 03 9545 03... more

Fenestration Australia 2017

Join us for a conference with a difference. The Australian Window Association (AWA), the National Security Screen Association (NSSA), the Australian Institute of Surface Finishing (AISF) and the Skylight Industry Association (SIA) invite you to attend their annual conference to be held at the Sheraton Fiji Resort, Denarau Island, Fiji, from Sunday 17 September to Tuesday 19 September, 2017. Fenestration Australia 2017 is the largest gathering of organisations associated with the fenestration industry, bringing together 200 plus delegates from right across the value chain: manufacturers, product designers, as well as suppliers and associated service industries. 2017 marks our first international excursion to Fiji. This year’s theme, 'Explore the Possibilities' reflects our aim to broaden the scope of the program to become a source of information, training and networking opportunities... more

2017 International Festival of Landscape Architecture: The Third City

Now in its fourth year, the International Festival of Landscape Architecture is designed to position landscape architecture as a leading profession in shaping a better future for Australia. Events for the 2017 Festival will be wide ranging and include the National Landscape Architecture Conference, National Landscape Architecture Awards, a student program, parties, talks, tours, exhibitions, installations and city activations. Sold out in 2015  Sold out in 2016 Join AILA in October 2017 to strengthen our influence and voice and be part of Australia’s largest gathering of landscape architects. Thursday 12 October     Fringe events and National Landscape Architecture Awards Friday 13 October          International Conference, day 1 and Festival Party Saturday 14 October      International Conference, day 2 and Closing Party Sunday 15 October         Fringe... more

Australian Security Awards 2017

The Australian Security Industry Awards for Excellence have been an initiative of the Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL) for 22 years. In 2015, ASIAL partnered with the World Excellence Awards to bring the global Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) program to Australia. For the third time they will share a prestigious Awards Ceremony & Dinner on 19 October 2017 in the River Room, Crown Melbourne. The Judging Process Nominees may nominate themselves or others more than once in multiple categories. A non-refundable nomination fee of $95 (including GST) per nomination is payable when you submit your nomination. Once received, entries will be shortlisted by desk audit to ensure that they adhere to criteria set out for each award category. The shortlisted nominations will then be assessed by an independent panel of judges (view their profiles... more

Concrete 2017

The 28th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia will be held 22 - 25 October 2017 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Concrete 2017 will focus on the theme Advances in Concrete Materials and Structures. The conference is dedicated to bringing together global leaders in the concrete industry, and will consider all aspects of concrete materials and structures – design, research, construction, maintenance and repair. The conference is also host to the International Congress on Durability of Concrete (ICDC), an international forum for exchanging research results and displaying how concrete will continue to create durable buildings and structures for sustainable development in both local and global contexts. Concrete 2017 will offer participants from around the world the opportunity to connect face to face and share innovative and interesting ideas from the l... more

National Housing Conference

AHURI will convene the National Housing Conference 2017 in Sydney, in partnership with the NSW Department of Family and Community Services from 29 Nov – 1 Dec 2017 at the brand new International Convention Centre. With Sydney as the destination, and NSW leading the way in affordable housing policy reform, NHC 2017 is expected to be our biggest conference ever, with more than 1000 delegates from across the country expected to join us in Australia’s largest city.... more

Master Builders National Conference – Building Australia

The Master Builders Australia 2017 National Conference ‘Building Australia’ will be held in Hobart at the historic Princes Wharf 1 (PW1). The recently restored heritage building is a first class multi-purpose function and event venue located on the waterfront of the Derwent River in the heart of the Salamanca Precinct. The venue is within close proximity to restaurants, hotels, cafes, retail outlets, major tourist attractions and departure points. Whether it’s a ferry to MONA or a coach to the top of Mount Wellington, PW1 provides a perfect base to explore the best Hobart and surrounds has to offer. As part of your conference experience, delegates will enjoy a river cruise to a special offsite conference dinner at MONA the Museum of Old and New Art. A comprehensive program of high profile speakers will examine the building industry outlook, focussing on topics relevant to today’s... more