This speed networking session will allow delegates to introduce themselves and swap business cards with those they are seated with and other conference attendees.
Australian Participation Policy (AIP)
Donna Looney, Acting Head, Industry Growth Division, Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Cultural Infrastructure Investment Across NSW
Julia Pucci, Director – Create Infrastructure, Create NSW
Project Update - Parramatta Light Rail
Craig Paterson, Project Director - Parramatta Light Rail, Transport for NSW
Sydney Metro Program Update
Joshua Watkin, Head of Program Management Office & Digital Delivery, Sydney Metro
The Innovation Behind the Powerhouse Parramatta Museum
Lisa Havilah, Chief Executive, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences
NSW Hydrogen Strategy and Hub Development
Tim Stock, Director of Hydrogen and Clean Energy, Department of Planning and Environment
Practical use cases of AI & Video Analytics
Philip Brewer, Business Development Manager – A & E, Oceania, Avigilon
Towards a clean energy future
Transgrid provides the grid infrastructure for NSW and the ACT, and, in consultation with stakeholders including governments, customers and communities, is building and planning the future grid for a decarbonised future.
In this presentation Craig Stallan will discuss Transgrid’s role in the energy landscape, discussing the opportunities and challenges for the transmission network and its major project pipeline, including EnergyConnect, HumeLink and VNI West. It will be a chance to hear about the projects being built to enable more renewable energy to be integrated into the grid and put downward pressure on energy prices. Craig will also look at the future grid for NSW and what is still required to reach Net Zero targets and how Transgrid will supply a future grid that is agile, responsive and commercial.
Craig Stallan, Executive General Manager of Delivery, Transgrid
Increasing Focus on Sustainability and Climate Risk within Infrastructure Planning
Rory Butler, Associate Director - Policy and Research, Infrastructure Australia
COVID Induced Shift towards Regional Living and What it means for Regional Infrastructure
Rachel Whiting, CEO and Director of Regional Development, Regional Development Australia Riverina
NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap and Renewable Energy Zones
Alison Pepper, Executive Director Strategy & Implementation, Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Infrastructure Planning for NSW: Looking Towards the Future
Larry McGrath, Managing Director, Rainhill
Rebecca Clements, Henry Halloran Trust Postdoctoral Research Associate, The University of Sydney
Richard Barry, Senior Planning Consultant, Urbis
Steven Mann, Chief Executive, UDIA
NETWORKING & DRINKS
Accommodating Sydney’s Growing Aviation Demand
Tess Salmon, General Manager - External Affairs and Communication, Western Sydney Airport
The Rise of Social Procurement in Construction
Social procurement is growing in importance for the construction industry. It is now a requirement in every major project and industry is still developing their capability in this space. The session will cover:
Chris Newman, Managing Director, ArcBlue
Renewable Energy and its Place in Major Infrastructure Projects
Arianwyn Lowe, Director Energy Programs, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
This speed networking session will allow delegates to introduce themselves and swap business cards with those they are seated with and other summit attendees.
Inland Rail: Bringing Widespread Long-Term Benefits to Australia
Heather Parry, Delivery Director Central, Inland Rail
Digital Twins & Digital Transformation: Enabling Infrastructure to deliver better outcomes
Digital twins help plan and build modern infrastructure and extract more efficiency from the infrastructure we already have. Digital transformation is key to unlocking value by using information to create smart infrastructure that enables the innovation, changes, and new ideas required to deliver the better experiences and outcomes that create vibrant societies and smart cities.
Brian Dargan, Technical Director Digital Transformation APNA, Mott MacDonald
The Use of Technology in the Prevention of Harm
As technology progresses, it presents the opportunity to review existing and potential risks in the workplace and reduce or mitigate their impact. The Centre for Work Health and Safety has been closely monitoring advances in Building Information Modelling (BIM) and has conducted research in its application in WHS management. The Centre has also invested in the development of a world-first real time silica dust detector and will give an update on this device.
Metaverse Technologies and Virtual Infrastructure Impacts for the ‘Real World'
In this talk, David will reveal more about the Metaverse strategy and content his company has built with AEC global leader, Lendlease. From visualisations to gamification and the wearable technologies of sci-fi films being deployed for better safety and digital transformation locally and around the world, David will provide insights into local and global entities that have moved past the POC’s and hype and are enjoying the growth, safety, enhanced customer experience and productivity gains that immersive technologies provide.
David Francis, CEO & Co-Founder, Virtual Method
How to Attract and Retain Talent in the Scope of Major Infrastructure Projects
Nik Ruparel, Director, ProNEXUS Careers
Shaping the Future of Australia’s Construction Sector through Technology
Andrea Ciaffi, Digital Portfolio Leader, Buildings NSW, Automation Leader MEP, Australasia, ARUP
Cesare Caoduro, Digital Engineering Specialist and Manager, AECOM
Pete Swanson, Digital Technology Lead, Mott MacDonald
Expotrade Australia Pty Ltd
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