Industry Events

All The Latest Industry Events
  • 24 April, 2 May 2017

    EEC Energy Auditing Program
    Brisbane, Melbourne

    In partnership with the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage, the EEC will be presenting a one day Energy Auditing to the Australian Standard training program. The program will focus on Australian Standard 3598:2014 and provide energy audit practitioners with everything they need to deliver audits that will meet this standard.

    The new standard focuses on the particular economic sectors of Commercial buildings, industrial and related activities and transport related activities. The new standards are also more rigorous and have the ability to provide customers with energy conservation measures that can be readily implemented.

    The program will be in Adelaide on 6 April, Brisbane on 24 April and Melbourne on 2 May.

    More information here.

  • 2-3 May 2017

    4th Australasian Emissions Reduction Summit

    The 4th Australasian Emissions Reduction Summit will be held at the MCG in Melbourne. The Summit brings together both national and international leaders from sectors such as business, government, technology and finance. The focus of the Summit is business challenges and low carbon opportunities with a view to understanding how Australia can transition to a zero-carbon world.

    Included in the Summit Program are keynote presentations, plenary sessions, panel discussions and concurrent workshops run by industry experts.

    Registrations and more information here.

  • 3-5 May 2017

    Consult Australia’s Asia Pacific CEO Conference 2017

    ASPAC CEO Conference

    Save the date for ASPAC 2017!

    Consult Australia’s annual Asia Pacific CEO Conference provides a unique networking platform for the top echelons of the major consulting and engineering firms in the Asia Pacific region. This event is an exclusive forum for CEOs and senior business leaders and provides an opportunity for insightful debate and discussion with peers.

    To view the 2017 program, click here.

    For any queries, contact National Events Manager Dio Connelly on (02) 8252 6717 or at

  • 4-6 May 2017

    Praxis: National Architecture Conference

    This years National Architecture Conference will be held in Sydney at the International Convention Centre. The conference program, curated by National President Prof Ken Maher and Prof Helen Lochhead, explores the processes of thought, engagement and action.

    PRAXIS will examine the rich and diverse modes of architectural practice globally through the work of renowned international practitioners. Confirmed speakers include Eva Castro from China, Rahul Mehrotra from India and Winy Maas from the Netherlands. There will also be a fringe event schedule exclusively available to conference delegates.

    Registrations here.

  • 4-7 May 2017, 14-16 October

    ArchiFlix Architecture and Design Film Festival
    Sydney, Melbourne


    Held in Sydney and Melbourne with satellite events in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, the ArchiFlix Architecture & Design Film Festival celebrates the creative spirit that drives architecture and design. The Festival is a curated selection of films and evens as well as panel discussions.

    The festival is supported by the Australian Institute of Architects, the Design Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects.

    More information here.

  • 12 May 2017

    2017 Cycling Luminaries Awards

    The Cycling Luminaries Awards are led by the Cycling Promotion Fund. The Awards have three categories:

    1. Leadership
    2. Bike Culture
    3. Built Environment

    The Built Environment Award highlights ideas, projects and visions that illustrate how the cities of the future can welcome and support an increased use of bicycles, demonstrating how bicycles will become a vital element of a sustainable city of the future.

    The Built Environment Award is open to any organisation or individual who has designed, implemented or led a project delivering outstanding urban design in the built environment.

    The Awards dinner will be held on 12 May 2017 in Brisbane.

    Nominations close 30 March 2017.

    More information here.

  • 14-17 May 2017

    Gold Coast


    Ideaction is the National Facilities Management Conference & Exhibition with 300 National and International facilities management professionals in attendance. The conference is an opportunity to build and maintain relationships within the industry. The conference will also have a range of exhibitors from major suppliers to the industry.

    The 2017 theme is “Shaping our future” with formal and informal presentations and discussions covering topics such as technology advances, innovation and policy direction.

    Register here.

    More information here.

  • 16 May 2017

    2017 WA Infrastructure Sustainability Conference

    ISCA - The Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia

    This year’s WA Infrastructure Sustainability Conference is titled That IS sustainability and will celebrate sustainability triumphs.

    Abstracts are invited that celebrate environmental, economic, social and governance sustainability in both traditional and non-traditional disciplines. Suggested topics include best practice stakeholder engagement, business case assessment, social inclusion, procurement, product stewardship, heritage or procurement of recycled/upcycled/waste-derived materials.

    More information here.

  • 24 May 2017

    Green Building Day 2017

    The aim of Green Building Day is to inform, engage and inspire the built environment industry to take a lead in the sustainable revolution. This year’s theme is “Pillars of Change” and will explore the fundamental actions that are required to achieve the industry’s collective goals. The pillars are defined in the Green Building Council of Australia’s strategic plan.

    More information here.

  • 30 May -1 June 2017

    SPARC FMA: International Lighting and Facilities Event 2017

    SPARC International Lighting Event and Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA) are joining forces to bring the International Lighting & Facilities Event to Sydney. The event will be held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in the first week of the Sydney Vivid Festival.

    The event offers an exhibition, showcasing lighting, lighting technology and leading facilities services, technologies and products as well as a conference. A Gala Dinner will also be held.

    More information here.

  • 1 June 2017

    2017 RICS Awards

    The RICS Awards are the Australian built environment industry’s night of nights.

    A peak networking event for more than 250 professionals from the land, construction, real estate and infrastructure sectors, their employers and clients, the RICS Awards recognise excellence across the profession.

    Award categories recognise individuals and companies; these are Australia’s only awards covering the entire built environment profession.

    More information here.

  • 5-7 June 2017

    EEC Certified Measurement & Verification Professional Workshop

    This two and a half day workshop in Measurement & Verification Fundamentals will introduce practitioners to the application of the IPMVP. There is also an exam after the workshop for any participants who would like to obtain CMVP status.

    There is also an Applied Measurement & Verification Workshop that is available to CMVPs would would like to increase their understanding of the theory, concepts, mathematical analysis and the tools available to perform M&V.

    The workshops will be held in Brisbane on 15-17 March, Adelaide on 20-22 March and Sydney on 5-7 June.

    More information here.

  • 13 June 2017

    Sydney Forum 2017

    Registrations are now open for the Sydney Forum 2017.

    The Sydney Forum will focus on the uptake of sustainability initiatives in mid-tier buildings in New South Wales and topics to be covered include best tools and support practice, environment finance for upgrading building stock, energy action and tools for institutional investors.  The Forum is curated in collaboration with the City of Sydney, The energy Efficiency Council, the Green Building Council of Australia, the UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures, NABERS and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.

    The Forum will be held at the Aerial UTS Function Centre on Tuesday, 13 June 2017. Confirmed speakers include the Shauna Coffey from the Energy Efficiency Council, Rachael Scott from Eureka Real Assets, Paul Bannister (M.AIRAH) from Energy Action and Anthony De Fracesco (MSCI) from Real Investment Analytics.

    Registrations can be made here.

  • 12-14 July 2017

    Ecocity World Summit 2017

    Ecocity World Summit

    Al Gore (former US Vice President and current Chair of The Climate Reality Project) has been announced as the Principal Speaker at the Ecocity World Summit 2017.  Held every two years the Summit addresses the challenges faced by our increasingly urbanised world.

    Hosted by the University of Melbourne, Western Sydney University, the Government of Victoria and the City of Melbourne, the focus of the 2017 Summit is Changing Cities: Resilience and Transformations with six major themes:

    • Climate and energy transformations
    • Food and water security
    • Smart cities for people
    • Healthy and caring cities
    • Culturally vibrant cities
    • Governance, infrastructure and finance

    Other confirmed keynote speakers include Harriet Bulkeley (Unviersity of Durham, UK), Ronan Dantec (French Senate) and Katerine Gibson (Western Sdyney University)

    Early bird registrations close on 31 March 2017.

    More information on the Ecocity World Summit 2017 here.

  • 14-15 September 2017

    BIM-MEP AUS Construction Innovation 2017 Forum


    Bringing together international leaders and practitioners and hosted by the Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association (AMCA), the 2017 Construction Innovation Forum will look into how leading firms are utilising technological advancements in the delivery of best practice solutions for the building and construction industry.

    Global context will be provided by international keynote speakers. Australian practitioners will be providing case study demonstrations and ideas on how to integrate building information modelling into everyday practice. The forum will also include workshops, exhibitions and networking opportunities.

    Submissions for presenters are currently open via abstract or invitation. Partner and exhibitor opportunities are now also open.

    More information here.

  • 12-15 October 2017

    International Festival of Landscape Architecture: The 3rd City

    The 3rd City is the future city, a postulation to be mapped, tested and debated. The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects and Creative Directorate, convened by Prof Helen Lochhead, Dean of UNSW Faculty of Built Environment, welcomes you into the 3rd City, to explore its dimensions and imagine its landscape potential. The 3rd City will take us beyond post-industrial urbanisation to ask what is necessary and what is possible for future cities, their people, their ecologies, their territories and spaces. Events for the 2017 Festival will be wide ranging and include the International Landscape Architecture Conference, National Landscape Architecture Awards, a student program, parties along with public and industry talks, tours, exhibitions, installations and city activations.

    More information here.

  • 18 October 2017

    2017 Annual Infrastructure Sustainability Conference

    ISCA - The Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia

    Abstracts are now invited for the 2017 Annual Infrastructure Sustainability Conference which will be held on 18 October in Melbourne. Conference categories include:

    • Infrastructures role in city and regional resilience
    • Enhancement through social inclusion
    • Design for cultural context
    • Incorporating biodiversity
    • Valuing human and natural capital
    • Operational asset leadership
    • Evolution of decision making based on social returns
    • Major achievements for minor works
    • Innovation
    • Leadership

    More information here.


  • 15-16 November 2017

    Building Simulation 2017


    AIRAH and the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) will host a joint Building Simulation Conference, providing a unique forum for the exchange of ideas and information. The conference will explore the impact of simulation on improving building performance and will be an opportunity to gain insight into the latest innovations in the field of simulation and the energy performance of buildings.

    Abstracts are invited until February 2017 on a range of different topics including building energy simulation, lighting and daylighting simulation and thermal comfort modelling. Abstracts will be judged on the scientific soundness of the applied methods and the degree to which the contribution advances the state of the art.

    More information on the conference and abstract submissions here.