The conference theme for the 10th anniversary is Disruption, Divergence and Designed Intervention – Making Change Happen and will showcase innovations and projects embracing and creating transformational change in urban environments. The aim is to include highlights ranging from the modest but high impact idea to the new Eco-city, from technological experimentation to multicultural cities and from the use of big data to physical city making.
Delegates from a wide range of backgrounds are expected including: town planners, developers, politicians, architects, urban designers, senior public servants, landscape architects, consultants, city governance personnel, engineers, demographers, development industry practitioners, policy makers, social planners, academic researchers, infrastructure fund managers and economic commentators.
Crucial issues relating to how cities are formed, how... more
The National Hospital Infrastructure Summit is a national platform for strategic planning and policy positioning, and an opportunity to hear the very latest forthcoming projects.
Centering around the key theme: ‘Delivering innovative and world-class hospital planning, renewal and design’, the summit will cover: Major projects pipeline Delivery modelling Financing hospital construction Innovations in hospital design The audience will include leaders from Government, Health and Industry, as well as Analysts, Economists, Investors, Engineers, Architects and Building Contractors. All delegates are uniquely placed to influence strategic and purchasing decisions within their organisations.
It is the sole national conference that connects state and federal government with industry for hospital infrastructure planning in Australia.
Learn more and book your place here.
The 9th Annual NSW Major Projects Conference - "Building NSW’s Future" will be held on the 14-15 November 2017 at the International Convention Centre - Sydney. Attracting well over 250 delegates, this event continues to be the largest major projects and infrastructure conference in the State.
A record $73 billion investment towards infrastructure, a healthy budget surplus and a booming property market has underscored NSW as the economic powerhouse of the nation. Over the next five years, NSW is expected to have more road projects being delivered than any other state, not to mention the staggering $12.1 billion budgeted for public transport infrastructure and services for a growing Sydney.
With exciting developments for the state on the agenda, the 2-day conference will bring together over 25 expert speakers and policymakers from the government and private sectors to discuss major... more
State government across Australia continue to allocate unprecedented funding for the development of education infrastructure. As Australia’s population continues to rise and demographics change expanding education infrastructure in the correct locations becomes even more pertinent.
NSW state government recently pledged $4.2bn towards to education infrastructure, Victoria and Queensland each have considerable budgets to allow for the building of tomorrow’s Australia and the other states and territories are no different.
The unparalleled school building programs underway across the nations lead to excellent examples of changing attitudes towards planning, design and construction of schools.
High-rise schools have become a reality for many in densely populated urban areas and the design of innovative learning spaces continues to develop.
Insights into curr... more
The 8th Annual Victorian Major Projects Conference 2017, 28th-29th November at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, is the perfect platform for attendees to discuss the projects and plans that will support Victoria’s future.
With the state government’s $9.6 billion investment into infrastructure, hear updates on the projects and plans that will support Victoria’s strong population and economic growth.
Over 200 senior level executives from public & private sectors will convene to hear presentations on major projects and infrastructure plans such as Infrastructure Victoria’s 30-year Strategy, Development Victoria’s Urban Renewal Projects, the Metro Tunnel Project and the Victorian Planning Authority’s East Werribee Employment Precinct.
The 2 day conference provides highly valuable networking opportunities where project managers, operators, consultants ... more
With the Australian hotel industry currently experiencing rapid growth, it has never been more important for hotel developers and operators to come together to strategically re-think design and development strategies to stay ahead of the competition.
With this in mind, The Hotel Design and Development Summit 2017 taking place on the 28-29 November in Melbourne, has been specifically designed to bring together key stakeholders in the hotel development process including architects, developers, construction managers and hotel operators to discuss:
Driving a better guest experience through renovation and unique design strategies
Integrating the latest technology to improve operations and cater to the “new traveller”
Hotel design as a primary driver for competitive advantage
Overcoming the lack of land and high cost of construction through retrofitting existing buildings
AHURI will convene the National Housing Conference 2017 – Building for better lives, 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 social 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
Business parks across Australia are being transformed into lifestyle precincts and commercial hubs designed for collaboration and innovation. Mixed use areas which incorporate offices, retail, residential and leisure with the concept of becoming a 24/7 economy is the vision of future business parks.The Business Park Design, Development & Transformation Summit explores New Commercial Models for Next Generation Business Parks.
Held 30 November - 1 December 2017 in Sydney, the Business Park Design, Development & Transformation Summit 2017 explores key strategies around:
Design & development of business parks to accommodate future needs
Best practice for improving the use of existing space and precincts
Developing strong cross sector collaboration while managing stakeholder expectations
Redevelopment of mixed use area’s for improving overall revenue generation
The Australian Cladding & Building Standards Summit
In the wake of the 2014 Lacrosse Tower fire in Melbourne and more recently the tragic fire in London’s Grenfell Tower, federal, state, and local governments, regulators and industry bodies throughout Australia are faced with the urgent need for audits and testing of existing buildings for non-conforming building products. There are a number of unanswered questions around the need for new safety standards, a new system for compliance regulation and uncertainties around who pays for the replacement of non-conforming building products?
The Australian Cladding & Buildings Standards Summit will look to address these issues and more.
This is going to be a landmark event for the building and construction industry. Find out more here and take advantage of the Early Bird Rate to save $300 by 20 October 2017.... more
Registration has opened for the 2018 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) show which will take place in Orlando, Florida USA from 9 to 11th January 2018.
IBS brings together the industry’s most important global manufacturers and suppliers and showcases the latest products, materials and technologies involved in all types of buildings— including wood, concrete, stone and brick. IBS is your best opportunity to get all the tools you need to improve your business in 3 days. Every year the show attracts more than 60,000 visitors from over 1000 countries and this year promises to be the best ever with 1,500+ top manufacturers and suppliers of the latest and most in-demand products and services in more than 565,000 square feet of exhibits.
Visitors to the IBS should also take the opportunity to visit The New American Home—NAHB's show home—which highlights new product... more
Asia’s Leading SKYSCRAPERS SUMMIT comes to Hong Kong in February 2018!
Equip Global is proud to announce Skyscrapers Asia Summit 2018, taking place between 27 February – 2 March 2018, Hong Kong will return bigger and better as Asia premier networking and learning platform for Government Authorities, Project Developers, Investors and Project Contractors as well as Skyscraper Solution Providers to discuss and share insightful experiences and knowledge on existing successful and future skyscraper projects around Asia.
The Skyscrapers Asia Summit 2018 will feature international case studies on successful green and sustainable skyscrapers, lesson learned in fire safety & disaster management on skyscrapers, best practices in innovative in planning and engineering of skyscrapers as well as identify new opportunities for your organization.
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The Grenfell Tower tragedy of 2017 has brought Non-Conforming Building Products into question, the safety of all Australians is dependent on discourse and solution.
Safe Cladding and Buildings Summit, 27-28 February, is the first 2-day conference in Sydney specially designed for key links in the building product supply chain. An unprecedented event, we invite you to look towards new legislation, new regulations and better certification processes for safer building practices.
Hear from Senator Chris Ketter on how the Customs Amendment (Safer Cladding) Bill 2017 will directly impact importation, supply and use of building products.
Get a primary analysis on the inquest following the Melbourne Lacrosse Tower incident from Commander Mark Carter from the Metropolitan Fire Brigade.
Examine changes to building codes and certification standards and how this will affe... more
Sydney Build 2018
Sydney Build 2018 is a leading construction exhibition to focus exclusively on construction projects and opportunities in Sydney and New South Wales.
It is a must-attend event for:
Architects, developers, contractors, designers, engineers, construction managers, builders, tradies, planning managers, local and national government, financiers and many more industry professionals.
Sydney Build Expo is the ideal opportunity for your organisation to gain access to all the latest infrastructure & construction projects, tenders and opportunities in Sydney and NSW.
The show features:
200+ international exhibitors and thousands of quality attendees showcasing the latest projects, solutions, developments, investment and opportunities.
50+ conference and workshop sessions
60+ high-level speakers.
40+ Industry and media partners supporting the show.
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.
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
8TH Annual Modular Construction & Prefabrication 2017
This year, the 8th Annual Modular Construction and Prefabrication Summit for 2017 will address pressing industry concerns, such as reducing the cost of construction without sacrificing the product quality or customer satisfaction, improving work site safety and project efficiency, and integrating modular and pre-fabrication into the initial planning and design stages of construction.
New for 2017
70% New Speaker Faculty
A Greater Focus on Commercial and Residential Property Development
Greater opportunities for Networking: More Panel Discussions, Delegate Debates and Interactive Discussion Groups
Over 10 Practical Case Studies from around Australia and the World including:
Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University Student Accommodation, The First Australian School of the Timber Age: Our Lady of the Assum... more
Queensland requires significant infrastructure investment to meet the demands of its growing population and expanding regional markets. But reforms are need to ensure investment can proceed at a suitable pace. How should the state fund its most important projects? And what will changes in Federal priorities mean for Queensland?
The Infrastructure Association of Queensland is proud to release the program for the Queensland Infrastructure Summit, to be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on 29 August.
The program will explore four key themes of Social Licence, Funding Reforms, Regional Investment and Unleashing the Private Sector with many of the State’s greatest influencers and Australia’s foremost infrastructure experts providing compelling insights.
Infrastructure contractors, planners, policy makers and advisers are invited to debate and share innovativ... more
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.
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