Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour
Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, 12 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

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Event Date Wed May 12 AEST - Thu May 13 AEST (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue May 11 6:00pm - Thu May 13 3:00am
Location Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour
12 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Region APAC

Disruptive change is coming to the construction industry, and it will affect every segment of the value chain. The Covid-19 pandemic has only accelerated this change and created a greater imperative to act.

Executives, investors, and policy makers need to step up the scale and speed of their responses to make sure they stand on the right side of a transformation that will create new winners but also leave many behind.

The Future of Construction Summit will explore how the entire ecosystem of construction will change, how much value is at risk for incumbents, and how companies can collaborate and leverage innovative approaches to create a more profitable and sustainable industry.

It looks at the human elements of leadership, diversity and change management, as well as the technologies, materials, industrial approaches and broader digitisation trends that are redefining the way the industry operates.

Key Areas Being Covered Include:
• Construction Next – How disruption is reshaping the world’s largest ecosystem and how you can navigate this shift successfully
• Leadership, workforce management, safety and productivity – Placing people and culture at the heart of your business
• Towards sustainable construction – Building the next wave of green through new materials, manufacturing processes, design and investment
• Digitalisation and Technology – Leveraging BIM, digital twins, AI, big data, drones, robots, collaboration tools, augmented and virtual reality to make better decisions and improve performance
• Industrialisation and offsite production – How DfMA, modular and pre-fabrication are changing the game
• Collaboration – Successfully delivering more complex projects involving more stakeholders on time and on budget
• Incubating innovation – Leveraging innovation hubs, accelerator programs and start-up incubators to stay ahead of the competition

Who Should Attend?
The Future of Construction Summit will bring together senior leaders from across the entire construction ecosystem, including:
• Engineering & Construction companies
• Developers
• Contractors/Sub-Contractors
• Architects/Planners & Designers
• Government
• Investors
• Material providers
• Tech companies
• Consultants

The following job functions will particularly benefit through attendance: CEO, CIO, CTO, COO, CFO, Head of Engineering, Head of Digital, Head of Innovation, Head of BIM, Head of Sustainability, Head of Supply Chain and Head of Projects.


2021 Speakers

Louise Adams
Chief Executive – Australia & New Zealand, Aurecon

Brett Mason
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Built

Alison Mirams
Chief Executive Officer, Roberts Co

Rowan Hindmarsh
Chief Executive Officer, Hindmarsh Group

Anthony Manning
Chief Executive Officer, School Infrastructure Nsw

Paige Pitcher
Director, Office Of Innovation, Hines – Usa

Leisa Rathborne
Executive Director, Northern Region, Health Infrastructure Nsw

Simon Vaux
Chief Executive Officer, Deos Digital & Former Director – Digital Engineering, Transport Nsw

Mj Cootsona
Corporate Partnership Manager – Real Estate Tech, Plug And Play (Usa)

Tamika Smith
Chair, Top 100 Women And Founder, My Bella Casa

Jenny Tseng
Principal Digital Advisory, Mott Macdonald

Dean James
Digital Design Manager, Richard Crookes

Rebecca De Cicco
Founder & Chair, Women In BIM

Gert Van Aswegen
National Digital Engineering Manager, Fulton Hogan

Stephen Surjan
Head Of Operations, Roberts Co

Mark Curzon
Director, Fender Katsalidis

Prof Sara Wilkinson
Professor Of Sustainable Property, Faculty Of Design Architecture & Building, Uts

David Hopper
Joint Managing Director, Kaipara Property Group

Dr Natalie Galea
Postdoctoral Fellow, University Of New South Wales

James Giannikos
Engineer – Sustainability & Technical Services, ISPT

Toby Daniel
Joint Managing Director, Kaipara Property Group

Mark Pivac
Chief Technical Officer, Fastbrick Robotics (FBR)

Prof Srinath Perera
Director, Centre For Smart Modern Construction & Chair, Built Environment & Construction Management, University Of Western Sydney

Guillaume Bazouin
Head Of Startup And Intrapreneurship Programs, Vinci – France

Kristian Butcher
Chief Executive Officer, Build Ai

Darren Bechtel
Founder & Managing Director, Brick & Mortar Ventures – USA

Jon Davies
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Constructors Association (ACA)

Adrian Hondros
Chief Executive Officer, Porter Davis Homes

Andrew Harris
Director, Technical Future & Engineering Excellence Group, Laing O’rourke

Clive Parsons
Director, Digital Construction – Office, Apartments, Commercial & Masterplanned Communities, Mirvac

Ken Mcbryde
Founder, Architectural Physics

Brent Crockford
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Owned Contractors (AOC)

Andrew Hill
Business Manager, Cloud A2k

Billy O’neill
Digital Manager, Data & Insights, Investa Property Group

Dominik Holzer
Associate Professor, Digital Architectural Design, University Of Melbourne

James Cameron
Executive Director, Australian Construction Industry Forum (Acif)

Prof Peter Ralph
Head Of C3 – The Climate Change Cluster, University Of Technology Sydney

Dr Fraser Torpy
Director Of The Plants And Environmental Quality Research Group, University Of Technology Sydney

Julien Bourcerie
Head Of Open-innovation & Corporate Venture, Department For Innovation & Sustainable Construction, Bouygues Construction – France

Tom Hasker
Chief Executive Officer, Keross

Chris Razzell
Managing Director, Asia- Pacific, Drofus

Praveen Tomy
Director Of Sales – Asia Pacific, Autodesk Construction Cloud

Janelle Kerrisk
Director, Helix Legal

Michael Morrissey
Managing Director, Morrissey Law

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• Arcadis
• Autodesk Construction Cloud

• Cloud A 2 K
• Keross
• dRofus

• Helix Legal
• Morrisey Law + Advisory

• Conqa

• Knight Frank
• PwC
• MetaProp
• The Proptech Connection
• WeWork
• Prologis Ventures
• A/O Proptech