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  • Bushfire Conference focus on future planning

    The Australian Bushfire Building Conference sets the stage for future bushfire planning. Building industry professionals from across Australia will be gathering together this October to hear from leading exp... more
  • Sydney turns out for Safety

    Health and safety decision makers from multiple sectors across Australia converged on the Sydney’s International Convention Centre for the Workplace Health & Safety Show 2019, a live, interactive, two-way... more
  • Silicon Valley technology start-up disrupting the AEC Katerra to tour Australia

    Silicon Valley, prefab technology start-up Katerra is touring across the Eastern Seaboard of Australia, in an event series designed to demonstrate the full potential in technology and a fully integrated supply ... more
  • Construction and wood products in focus

    The 2019 ‘Timber Offsite Construction’ conference and exhibition will focus on the latest developments for design and building of timber and mass wood systems, with over 70 local and global experts in the t... more
  • WoodSolutions recommits to AILA Partnership

    AILA is pleased to announce the ongoing partnership with WoodSolutions who have recommitted for a further two years. “AILA is proud of the long term and successful partners that we’re able to attract. We... more
  • Why construction is ripe for disruption

    What the building industry needs is a change. Can an industry that is traditionally slow to adopt new technologies and materials pick up the pace quickly enough to provide the housing needed? There are many ... more

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Asia-Pac’s premier business trade show for the creation and rejuvenation of learning spaces that encourage creativity, innovation, collaboration, socialisation and health & wellbeing. EduBUILD is Australia’s largest education buildings and infrastructure conference and trade show for education leaders and decision-makers involved in design, construction, renovation, maintenance, operation and management of buildings for schools, colleges and universities. This two day forum is co-located with Australasia’s largest annual education meetup – EduTECH – and features three senior-level congress, ... more

‘Timber Offsite Construction’ Frame Australia 2019 Conference & Exhibition

The only national event focusing on the world-wide transformation to timber offsite construction, with a program featuring prominent local and international experts discussing timber and mass wood building systems. Now in its 21st year, the 2019 event will be an expanded 2-day sessions program covering an exciting array of new technologies and latest building solutions, providing delegates with valuable insight and guidance from speaker presentations, panel sessions and workshop groups. A new and larger venue for the exhibition offers suppliers the opportunity to access emerging construction markets, with ... more

10th Annual Queensland Transport Infrastructure Conference

The 10th Annual Queensland Transport Infrastructure Conference will convene on the 18th and 19th of June 2019 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. The theme of the 2019 event is “Queensland’s Transport Future – Moving People and Places”. The 2- day conference will not only highlight the major transport infrastructure projects in the pipeline for the State but also showcase innovative new digital trends and industry game changers such as the rise of disruptive applications and their convergence with transport infrastructure. A premiere infrastructure event with 20+ expert speakers and ov... more

IPWEA 3rd Annual Emerging Technologies in Public Infrastructure Conference

The IPWEA NSW’s 3rd Annual Emerging Technologies in Public Infrastructure Conference is off to a great start – with industry stakeholders converging at this forum for informed discussion and debate to design, develop and manage 21st century infrastructure. The event is officially endorsed by NSW Minister for Transport & Roads, The Hon Andrew Constance MP and will be headlined by Sydney’s Deputy Lord Mayor, Linda Scott and Senator for Victoria, Janet Rice. Supported for the first time by a 16-point CPD program, this conference will enable public works and engineering professionals to gain a deeper... more

AIA National Architecture Conference 2019

Architects, thought-leaders and projects that challenge the status quo Hosting 1000 delegates each year, the National Architecture Conference – presented by the Australian Institute of Architects – is the profession’s largest annual gathering. Featuring renowned local and international speakers, the conference provides unrivalled networking opportunities and continuing professional development to keep you at the forefront of practice. In 2019, Collective Agency, curated by Monique Woodward and Stephen Choi, will encourage reflection on today’s challenges, the articulation of more meaningful protoco... more

Australian Smart Skyscrapers Summit 2019

The more populated our cities become, the taller and more vertical grow the buildings housed within them. Traditional notions of skyscrapers being isolating, unimaginative structures are cast aside as we begin to embrace the potential of tall buildings not only aiding wellness and social interaction, but benefiting their surrounding cities – environmentally, socially, aesthetically, and importantly, for the future. The 3rd Annual Australian Smart Skyscrapers Summit 2019 will provide a platform for leading architecture, engineering, construction and design experts to explore the latest trends, concepts ... more

Australia | The Transcend Tour: Breaking New Ground in the Built Environment

The built environment will look radically different in ten years. As we look towards the future, it can be difficult to forecast just what this will look like and when the transformation will take place. There are many questions being asked such as: Will the manufacturing industry enter construction? Are the tech giants looking to disrupt the built environment? Will design be automated? Will technology impact the built environment? Transcend will demonstrate that the answer to each of these is yes. This initiative by the Design Futures Council is designed to cast light on the future of practice,... more

Pacific Timber Engineering Conference 2019

Join some of the world’s biggest names in timber construction who will gather in Brisbane in July. Participants from more than 10 countries including New Zealand, the UK, USA, Canada, China, Finland, Chile, Japan and South Korea will join a large Australian contingent at the PTEC 2019. Run by the Australian Research Council Future Timber Hub, together with The University of Queensland’s School of Civil Engineering, PTEC 2019 aims to not only bring new information in the field to participants, but to foster a sense of common cause between different parts of the timber construction industry, from engineers ... more

Health Facilities Design and Development Summit Victoria

With Labor securing another 4 year term in the recent state election, the focus on healthcare is set to continue, with $4.3 Billion allocated in the state budget. A lot of this investment will go into infrastructure, with plans to build a new hospital in the western Melbourne suburb of Footscray ($1.5 billion) and spend $1.2 billion on capital improvements to other hospitals in outer suburban Melbourne and regional areas. All this investment means that bringing the industry together to collaborate, connect and learn about the key strategies needed to design, build and operate flexible hospitals has never b... more

12th Annual SA Major Projects Conference 2019

The South Australian Major Projects Conference is back in its 12th year and will take place on the 3oth & 31st July 2019 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. The two day conference will profile major infrastructure projects across the State, which will create employment opportunities in years to come. The event will also provide a platform to explore the plans and polices of the newly elected Liberal Government, which include better infrastructure planning and more transparent decision-making to support long-term economic growth and more jobs for South Australia. South Australia’s economy is rapidly... more

5th Aerotropolis World Summit 2019

Premier Summit for Leading Airport City Developers, Airport Operators, Urban Planning Authorities and Real Estate Groups to at the Development of Aerotropolis! Modern airports are finding themselves more profoundly integrated in cities’ urban planning & development. As non-aeronautical and aviation-related businesses increasingly locate themselves at major airport hubs, commercial airports are widely recognized as significant drivers of business centres and catalysts for urban economic growth. Hosted in London, UK between 20 – 23 August 2019, the 5th Aerotropolis World Summit 2019 aims at gathering t... more

Australian Smart Lighting Summit 2019

Running for the sevent year in a row, the 2019 Australian Smart Lighting Summit will bring participants the latest news on urban, street, public and outdoor lighting from across the industry. Annually attracting over 150 delegates, this year’s summit will provide over 35 Australian and international-based speakers the platform to present on and discuss the technological innovations, long-term sustainability and implementation surrounding exterior lighting. This year’s summit, being held on the 28-29 August at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, has been tailored to reflect an all-inclusive r... more

The 3rd APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Conference 2019

It is an exciting opportunity for researchers and experts from across the Asia-Pacific region to progress their ideas and research outputs within the structure of select working groups in the following research areas, including Infrastructural ecologies Urban renewable energy Smart cities Sustainable urban design Urban-rural linkages Transitions in urban waterfronts Vulnerable communities Landscape and human health Urban biodiversity Food and nutrition security Water and wastewater More Information: See the outline of each working group here. See the preliminary conferenc... more

Building The Territory

Building the Territory will once again focus 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.  The conference is proudly supported by the Northern Territory Government. The 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. We will be focusing on the following topics: NT Government updates and economic outlook f... more

ZAK World of Facades Conference – Sydney

THE REGION’S PREMIER CONFERENCE ON FAÇADE DESIGN & ENGINEERING. Zak World of Façades is an International conference series on façade design & engineering having attracted over 18,000 delegates across its 54 completed editions. The conference is currently being organised in 25 countries in the Middle East (UAE, Qatar, Kuwait & Saudi Arabia), South Asia (India & Sri Lanka), South East Asia (Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam & Indonesia), East Asia (Hong Kong, South Korea & China), Africa (Kenya, Egypt, Morocco & South Africa), Europe (United Kingdom, France, Ge... more

NSW Major Projects Conference 2019

The 11th Annual NSW Major Projects Conference will be held on the 17th and 18th of September 2019 at the International Convention Centre - Sydney. Attracting well over 250 delegates, this event continues to be one of the state’s largest major projects and infrastructure conferences. Surpassing past years with a record investment of $87.2 billion towards state infrastructure, the state of New South Wales is gearing up for some major upgrades. Over the next four years, NSW is expected to have more major infrastructure projects being delivered that any other state, not to mention the record investment of $8 bi... more

The National Roads and Traffic Expo

What is the National Roads and Traffic Expo? Bringing together the entire roads transport ecosystem and creating massive opportunities for the Roads, Traffic & Infrastructure industry, the National Roads & Traffic Expo is a FREE event taking place on 17-18 September 2019 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The show unites government, road agencies, operators, industry leaders and innovators, providing key organisations with a platform to meet, network and engage with the industry. With 300 Speakers, 200 Exhibitors, 3000 attendees and an Innovation & Start-Up Zone, the show featur... more

Building Façade & Fixtures Indonesia

Building Façade & Fixtures Indonesia will showcase a wider selection of industry-required technologies, equipment, decorative materials and accessories for building construction, industrial, commercial and residential architecture, and interior design with facade and fixture specializations. BFF will injecting innovative products and technology-driven solutions into the local market, also introduces cost and energy-efficient offerings for sustainable buildings that are sought after by manufacturers and project developers, architects, planners, and distributors. The six main product categories are Door, W... more

Australian Bushfire Building Conference

Building towards a future of liveability in a changing climate The Australian Bushfire Building Conference sets the stage for future bushfire planning. Building industry professionals from across Australia are invited to attend the award-winning Australian Bushfire Building Conference in the Blue Mountains this October and hear from leading experts in bushfire building and planning. This year, the theme of ‘Liveability’ will be explored across the main two-day program featuring presentations from renowned national and international experts who will discuss the latest research, updates and technologies on... more

NT Major Projects Conference 2019

The recent release of the NT Government’s 2018/2019 Budget has revealed investment in a host of key infrastructure-related projects, each of which will serve to further grow the territory’s population, create more jobs, and ultimately build a brighter future. Because of this heady investment, there has never been a better time to attend the 10th Annual NT Major Projects Conference, taking place on the 29th and 30th of October at the Darwin Convention Centre. The Government’s 2018-2019 infrastructure investment program will put forth a substantial $1.45 billion towards achieving these goals. Developme... more