Building Tomorrow's Australia

19-21 September 2018 | International Convention Centre Sydney Australia

Thursday 20 September

Session 1
SETTING THE SCENE
8:30am – 10:15am
8:30 Welcome to Country
8:35 Conference Welcome
Kevin Larcombe, CMIC18 Chairman
8:40 Keynote Address
Kathryn Fagg, Non-Executive Chairman, Boral Australia Ltd
9:10 Q&A with Kathryn Fagg
Ellen Fanning, MC
9:15 Macroeconomic Narrative
Michael Pascoe, Financial Journalist and Commentator
9:45 The Political Environment
Janine Perrett, Sky News Journalist and Commentator
  10:15am – 10:55am MORNING TEA - Exhbition Hall 1
Session 2
THE FUTURE & INNOVATION
10:55am – 12:00pm
10:55 Tomorrow’s World – What does the Future Hold?
Chris Riddell, Futurist
11:25 Q&A with Chris Riddell
Ellen Fanning, MC
11:30 Shaping Tomorrow: Robots, 3D printing and virtual reality
Professor Andrew Harris, Director – Engineering Excellence Group, Laing O’Rourke
Midday 12:00pm 12:00 IQA Awards Presentation
1. IQA Excellence in Innovation Award Sponsored by Trimble
2. IQA President's Medal
3. Alex Northover Award Sponsored by AIQEF
  12:15pm – 1:15pm LUNCH - Exhbition Hall 1
Session 3
ENERGY MARKETS
1:15pm – 2:20pm
1:15 Energy Security and Policy
Dr Kerry Schott AO, Independent Chair, Energy Security Board
1:45 Renewables Rethink, Reconsider, Replay
John O'Brien Partner - Energy, Resources & Industrials, Deloitte
  2:20pm – 2:50pm AFTERNOON TEA - Exhbition Hall 1
Session 4
CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS MARKET
2:50pm – 4:20pm
2:50 Sydney: A Tale of Three Cities
Geoff Roberts, Deputy Chief Commissioner, Greater Sydney Commission
3:20 Construction Market Trends
Adrian Hart, Associate Director, BIS Oxford Economics
3:50 Snowy Hydro 2.0
Gordon Wymer, Chief Commercial Officer, Snowy Hydro
End of Day Formalities
4:20pm – 5:00pm
4:20 IQA Awards Presentation
1. IQA Gold Hard Hat
2. IQA Supplier of the Year
3. IQA Gold Environment Award Sponsored by Groundwork Plus
4:35 IQA Membership Pledge
4:45 MC Wrap up of the Day
6:15 & 6:45 FERRY TRANSPORT | LANDAIR NETWORKING DRINKS
2 x Ferry Services departing at 6:15 & 6:45
Departs: ICC Sydney, Convention Wharf | Arrives: Luna Park
7:00pm – 11:00pm KOMATSU GALA DINNER
Presentation of CCAA National Innovation Awards
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Luna Park
Attire: Lounge/Cocktail