NSW Major Projects Conference 2019

17-18 September 2019
ICC - International Convention Centre
Sydney, NSW

Speakers

Simon Draper
Simon Draper

Chief Executive Officer Infrastructure NSW

Dr Jon Lamonte |
Dr Jon Lamonte

Chief Executive Sydney Metro

Professor Mary O’Kane AC
Professor Mary O’Kane AC

Chair Independent Planning Commission

Terry Chapman |
Terry Chapman

Program Director WestConnex

Elli Baker |
Elli Baker

Director Major Projects Water Solutions and Market Strategy

David Gainsford |
David Gainsford

Executive Director Priority Projects Department of Planning and Environment

Adam Griffiths |
Adam Griffiths

Program Manager Digital Engineering Transport for NSW

Nathaniel Murray |
Nathaniel Murray

Director NSW Town Planning

Chris Pettit |
Chris Pettit

Professor of Urban Science UNSW

Leander Starr
Leander Starr

Regional Sales Manager, Senior Sales Manager PlanGrid

To Be Confirmed
To Be Confirmed

Department of Planning and Environment

To Be Confirmed
To Be Confirmed

Inland Rail

To Be Confirmed
To Be Confirmed

Western Sydney Airport

Simon Draper

Simon Draper

Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure NSW

Dr Jon Lamonte

Dr Jon Lamonte

Chief Executive, Sydney Metro

Professor Mary O’Kane AC

Professor Mary O’Kane AC

Chair, Independent Planning Commission

Terry Chapman

Terry Chapman

Program Director, WestConnex

Terry Chapman, Director New M4 Tunnels, M4-M5 Link Tunnels and the Widened M4 (opened 2017) 

As project director for the New M4 and M4-M5 Link Tunnels, Terry is responsible for the delivery of three major stages of WestConnex, the largest road transport infrastructure project in Australia. This includes the New M4 Tunnels which are on track to open this year – the first new road tunnels to open in Sydney since the Lane Cove Tunnel in 2007. 

Terry has had more than 36 years’ experience in project and engineering management in the engineering construction sectors, including oil and gas, mining, water, power transmission, rail transport, road and rail tunnelling and communications. He has been involved in many of Australia’s road and rail tunnels regarding the electrical and mechanical design and supply, installation and commissioning, primarily with Alstom Australia and UGL limited.

Projects include Sydney Harbour Tunnel, Eastern Distributor, Epping to Chatswood Rail Line, M5 Motorway, and Lane Cove Tunnel, as well as tunnels in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.

Terry holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of NSW, is a member of the Institute of Engineers, and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 

Elli Baker

Elli Baker

Director Major Projects, Water Solutions and Market Strategy

In her current role as Director Major Projects At WaterNSW, Elli is leading a large team comprising internal resources and external consultants and contractors to both plan for and deliver in excess of $5 billion of large water infrastructure projects. Prior to taking on the Major Projects function in 2017, Elli was CFO at WaterNSW where she led significant organisational and financial reforms. 

Prior to her move into the NSW water sector in early 2013, Elli spent close to 20 years in the finance industry, stockbroking for JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs, and infrastructure funds management for Allco Finance Group and Palisade Investment Partners.

Elli is currently a Non Executive Board Member of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District which oversees the network of hospitals from Macquarie Street, the Randwick Campus of Prince of Wales and Royal Hospital for Women, St George and Sutherland hospitals. She has a Masters in Finance Degree from London Business School and was awarded the University Medal for Civil Engineering from the University of Sydney in 1993.

David Gainsford

David Gainsford

Executive Director Priority Projects, Department of Planning and Environment

David has more than 25 years in Environmental Impact Assessment and project development with a bachelor’s degree in Applied Science and a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning. He joined State Government in 2002 focusing on major transport projects and has an extensive knowledge of the infrastructure sector. 

David heads the Priority Projects Assessments Branch which is responsible for assessing State significant project development applications for major infrastructure projects including key road, rail, water, sewerage and port facilities, intermodals as well as health and educational facilities.

Key projects assessed by the Branch include WestConnex, Parramatta Light Rail, Sydney Metro, redevelopment of key schools and universities across the State, Moorebank Intermodals, as well as redevelopment of Westmead and other health related facilities. Many of these projects have been identified as a government priority and are linked to the goals of the Sydney Growth Plan.

David also oversees an infrastructure management team to manage, regulate and facilitate rigorous and timely review of post approval matters for major infrastructure projects.

Adam Griffiths

Adam Griffiths

Program Manager Digital Engineering, Transport for NSW

Nathaniel Murray

Nathaniel Murray

Director, NSW Town Planning

Chris Pettit

Chris Pettit

Professor of Urban Science, UNSW

Professor Chris Pettit is the inaugural Chair of Urban Science, Faculty of Built Environment, University of New South Wales (UNSW).  Prof Pettit is the Director of the City Analytics  Masters (MCA) Program which upskills the next generation of practitioners and policy-makers with the ability to harness the power of data-driven approaches for understanding the inherent complexity of the city. https://www.be.unsw.edu.au/degrees/postgraduate-coursework/master-of-city-analytics. Prof Pettit is also the Director of the City Analytics Lab (CAL), a dedicated space designed to support collaborative city planning and user centred design https://www.be.unsw.edu.au/content/city-analytics-lab. He is also an Associate Director of the City Futures Research Centre, which as been conducted world class urban research for over 12 year. Prof Pettit is also the Director of Smart Cities, FrontierSI and leads the Rapid Analytics Interactive Scenario Explorer (RAISE) toolkit. He is on the Board of Directors of CUPUM (Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management) and on the international advisory board for “Geo for all” and co-founder for the OpenCitySmart – Open platform for Smart Cities initiative.

Prof Pettit’s expertise is in the convergence of the fields of city planning and digital technologies including Geographical Information Sciences (GIS). He has given numerous keynote addresses at conferences around the world and has published more than 180 peer reviewed papers. For the last 25 years, he has been undertaking research and development in the use of digital planning tools to support the envisioning of future city scenarios. His research expertise also spans into applications, development and the evaluation of geographical visualization tools including, advanced spatial decision support systems and city dashboards. Prof Pettit was previously the national coordinator for the Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network which provides access to over 4,000 city datasets across Australia. He is also the academic lead for the online What if? Scenario GIS based Planning Support System which has been applied in over 50 countries around the world https://aurin.org.au/decision-support/what-if/

 

Leander Starr

Leander Starr

Regional Sales Manager, Senior Sales Manager, PlanGrid

Leander Starr is a professional Account executive with over a decade experience, providing software solutions to the Construction industry. He has proven experience with working in the Australian Construction industry providing technical innovations to impact a company’s bottom line. 

Leander brings a wealth of experience to PlanGrid having worked at a leading Designing software organisation including Autodesk and most recently Callilus Cloud.

To Be Confirmed

To Be Confirmed

, Department of Planning and Environment

To Be Confirmed

To Be Confirmed

, Inland Rail

To Be Confirmed

To Be Confirmed

, Western Sydney Airport

 

*Speakers to be confirmed

Register Today!

17-18 September 2019

ICC - International Convention Centre
Sydney, NSW

Articles

 

Follow us on

Contact Us

Expotrade Australia Pty Ltd
Suite 1, Level 1, 2 Brandon Park Drive
Wheelers Hill VIC 3150 Australia
Tel: +613-95450360 Fax: +613-95450320
Email: info@expotrade.net.au

Want more information? Let us know, we can help.

(Page Load time: 0.91006 Sec)