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Welcome to the AIBS NSW and ACT Conference 2012

The BCA is The Business, Getting it Right is Our Business
Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 August 2012

The conference is once again, by popular demand, being held at the Dockside conference centre at Darling Harbour, Sydney.

The program addresses many contemporary issues and will give you the opportunity to socialise and network with your professional colleagues.

  • Details
  • Program
  • Member's Dinner
  • Registration
  • Enquiries
  • When and where
  • Prices
  • Accommodation
  • CPD points
  • The fine print
Dates: Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 August 2012
Location: Dockside, Cockle Bay,
Darling Park, Sydney
Conference Registration (All prices are GST inclusive)
Note: Registrations requested by Friday 3 August 2012
AIBS Financial
Members
Non Members Student/Retired
Members
Full Registration
Both Days

CPD Points 14
$765 $1030 $365
Day 1 Registration
Monday 20 August 2012

CPD Points 7
$435 $585 $215
Day 2 Registration
Tuesday 21 August 2012
CPD Points 7
$435 $585 $215

 

Member's Dinner
Monday 20 August 2012
6.30pm aquarium tour for 7.00pm drinks
The Mermaid Lagoon, Sydney Aquarium, Darling Harbour
AIBS Members Partners
Limited numbers – tickets limited to AIBS Members and their partners, issued on a first-in basis,
Registrations requested by Friday 3 August 2012
Please Note: due to limited numbers, the AIBS NSW/ACT 2012 Member's Dinner can only be booked using our offline registration form...
$60 $60

Accommodation is not included in registration fees and cannot be booked through the AIBS Office.

Special rate of $210 (room only) offered, or $240 incl. breakfast.
Book direct with Four Points by Sheraton Darling Harbour, 161 Sussex Street, Sydney by:

p:

(02) 9290 4000,

e:

karen.chow@fourpoints.com

w:

http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/AIBS1

 

Full Registration: All sessions 14
Day 1: Monday 20 August 2012 7
Day 2: Tuesday 21 August 2012 7

A 50% refund for cancellations received up to 7 days prior to the conference.
No refunds for cancellations received less than 7 days prior to the conference.
Delegates to advise if a substitute is to attend.
Payment must be received PRIOR to the conference.

  • Day 1 - Monday 20 August
  • Day 2 - Tuesday 21 August

Coordinator: Harold Stuart

Manager: Bill Burns

8.30 am

Registration
Dockside, Cockle Bay, Darling Park, Sydney

 

Chair: Allan Harriman

9.00 am

The State Report
Don Buckley, AIBS NSW/ACT President

9.15 am

Official Opening
The Hon Brad R Hazzard MP, Minister for Planning and Infrastructure and Minister Assisting the Premier on Infrastructure NSW

9.30 am

Energy Efficient Design and Construction: future proofing Australia's building stock
Jodie Pipkorn, Executive Officer, Building Energy Efficiency Branch, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

10.00 am

The Green Paper: A new planning system for NSW
Keynote Speaker: The Hon Craig Baumann MP, Parliamentary Secretary and Member for Port Stephens

10.30 am

Morning Tea

 

Chair: Damian O'Shannassy

11.00 am

Lessons from the Quakers Hill Nursing Home fire
Supt Chris Lewis, Fire Investigation and Research Unit, Fire and Rescue NSW

11.45 am

Adaptable Models for Alternate Solutions
Steve Watson, Principal, Steve Watson and Partners

12.30 pm

Lunch

 

Chair: Alan Host

1.30 pm

Safety in Design: The Only Way to Design
David Russell, Principal Architect, Practice Manager, Design, Lend Lease Design

2.00 pm

How High can Timber Buildings Go?
Andrew Dunn, Chief Executive, Timber Development Association

2.30 pm

Truss and Frame Installation
Tim Rossiter, Chief Engineer, MiTek Australia Ltd, NSW

3.00 pm

Afternoon Tea

 

Chair: Greg Pooley

3.30 pm

Building using cold formed steel products
Jeff Finnegan, Business Development Manager NSW/ACT, Commercial and Industrial, BlueScope Steel

3.50 pm

How safe are engineering materials?
Dr John Fenwick AM, Vice Chairman, Australian Certification Authority for Reinforcing Steel Ltd (ACRS)

4.15 pm

Termites, Standards and the BCA
Dr Don Ewart, Chairman, Termites - Standards Australia, Consulting Entomologist

5.00 pm

Social Hour

6.00 pm

Close

Click here to download our printable program and offline registration...

Coordinator: Harold Stuart

Manager: Bill Burns

8.30 am

Registration
Dockside, Cockle Bay, Darling Park, Sydney

 

Chair: Garry Poole

9.00 am

The National Report
Terry Bush, AIBS National President

9.10 am

Awards Presentation
Don Buckley, AIBS NSW/ACT President

9.15 am

Home Building Amendment Act, what does it mean for you?
David Bannerman, Principal, Bannermans Lawyers

9.45 am

Material and Building Design Technologies to 2050
Keynote Speaker: Dr Ivan Cole, Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO

10.30 am

Morning Tea

 

Chair: Bob Killorn

11.00 am

Fire Hazards in Construction Works Adjoining Occupied Areas
Michael Bower, Senior Fire Engineer, Holmes Fire

11.45 am

Seeing Red about Green going Brown
Tone Wheeler, Environa Studio – environmental architecture

12.30 pm

Lunch

 

Chair: Chris Summers

1.30 pm

Fire Alarms for the Deaf
Colin Munce, Business Development Manager, Brooks Fire & Life Safety Solutions

2.00 pm

Hempcrete Building Envelopes, Fire Safety and Energy Saving
Johan Tijssen, Director, Hempcrete Australia Pty Ltd

2.30 pm

Zero Emissions Housing and Sustainability
Caroline Pidcock, Director, PIDCOCK

3.00 pm

Afternoon Tea

 

Chair: Bill Burns

3.30 pm

Common Defects in Commercial Buildings
Allan Harriman, Director, BCA Logic Pty Ltd

4.15 pm

The BPB working with the Planning Review
Sue Holliday, President, Building Professionals Board

5.00 pm

Social Hour

6.00 pm

Close

Click here to download our printable program and offline registration...

Once again, we will be holding our annual Member's Dinner. The dinner has limited numbers – tickets are limited to AIBS Members and their partners, issued on a first-in basis.

This year it will be held at The Mermaid Lagoon, Sydney Aquarium, Darling Harbour with a 1/2 hour aquarium tour at 6.30pm prior to drinks at 7.00pm

Please Note: due to limited numbers, the AIBS NSW/ACT 2012 Member's Dinner can only be booked using our offline registration form...

Note: Registrations requested by Friday 3 August 2012

  • Register and pay Online by Credit Card
  • Register offline and pay by Cheque, Bpay or EFT

Please note, online registrations have closed, if you still wish to register, please use the offline registration form

Download a copy of the program and offline registration form here...

  • Event Enquiries
  • Web Enquiries

For further details on the conference please contact our NSW | ACT Office:

t: +61 2 9712 8822
f: +61 2 9712 8811
e: nsw.members@aibs.com.au
a: Suite 6, 2 East Street, FIVE DOCK NSW 2046

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