Events

All The Latest Industry Events
  • February 2018

    National Sustainable Living Festival 2018
    Melbourne

    The Sustainable Living Festival is on for the month of February in 2018. The Festival will host events that celebrate and cultivate sustainability. There will be talks from local and international speakers, forums, workshops and film, art and design events.

    The theme for the 2018 Festival is Climate Crunch Time! There are three program streams:

    • Already too hot!
    • Make it safe
    • Mobilise everyone, everywhere

    More information here.

  • 21-22 February 2017

    ASPAC Leaders Conference
    Sydney

    2018 ASPAC Leaders Conference

    The Consult Australia ASPAC Leaders Conference provides a unique networking platform for the top echelons of the major consulting and engineering firms in the Asia Pacific region. An exclusive forum for CEOs and senior business leaders, this event provides an opportunity for insightful debate and discussion with peers from over 25 nations in the region.

    Confirmed speakers for the ASPAC Leaders Conference include:

    Adrian Turner – CEO, Data 61 (CSIRO)
    Liu Loubing – ASPAC Chairman (FIDIC)
    Matthew Hingerty – CEO, Barton Deacon
    Simon Banks – Managing Director, Hawker Britton

    Early bird ticket prices are available until 21 December 2017 here.

    A full program is available here.

    More information here.

     

  • 28 February - 7 March 2018

    3rd Modular Construction and Pre-Fabrication ANZ 2018
    Sydney & Melbourne

    The 3rd Modular Construction and Pre-Fabrication ANZ 2018 is the event platform that exhibits the latest techniques and technology in the modularization and prefabrication context.

    Themed “Innovation. Sustainability. Efficiency. Quality.”, the 3rd edition of the conference will focus on best practices and new innovative techniques and technologies that will strengthen and enhance the uptake of modular construction methodology in the ANZ construction industry.

    A new addition to this year’s conference is the Construction Tech, Equipment & Automation Innovation Showcase where the latest construction automation technologies to improve worksite productivity and efficiency through automation will be showcased including new innovations such as bricklaying robots, driverless trucks/bulldozers, 3D printing for construction and inspection drones .  In the afternoon there will be a Factory Site Visit to a Modular Construction Assembly to see how pre-fabrication can be built into quality in practice. There will also be a Construction Building Fire Safety Design & Compliance Workshop to ensure fire safety and quality.

    More information here.

     

  • 13-15 March 2018

    PVC AUS 2018: Shaping the Future
    Sydney

    The only conference that brings together Australasia’s vinyl value chain to meet, educate, innovate.

    Building on the success of the first conference held in 2016, PVC AUS 2018: Shaping the Future will take place in Sydney next March 13-15, bringing together the vinyl value chain for the Australasian region. Over A$1 billion of raw materials are consumed by Australia’s PVC manufacturing industry and over A$3 billion of products containing PVC are sold in Australia.

    This event will provide an exceptional opportunity to reach and influence key decision makers in the industry. Shaping the Future is your chance to share industry trends and developments specific to the manufacturing, use and re-use of vinyl.  Practical, how-to knowledge that delegates can take back to their workplaces and apply, as well as thought-provoking and valuable insights on emerging directions for local and global markets is being sought.

    Over two days, PVC AUS 2018: Shaping the Future will have two content-rich parallel technical and commercial presentation streams as well as plenary sessions and panel discussions, together with plenty of networking and conversation time.

    All sponsorship packages have now been taken up however there are still a few opportunities to become involved by exhibiting at the PVC AUS 2018 event. For further information please email carol.hassan@vinyl.org.au.

    Registrations are now open. There are discounted rates for Vinyl Council Members.

    The full program here.

    More information here.

  • 13-15 March 2018

    Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP) Training
    Melbourne

    The CMVP Training program is 2.5 days of training, followed by a 4 hour examination, and is delivered in Australia by a number of international and local trainers accredited by the EVO.

    Participants in the Measurement and Verification Training Course will learn:

    • how to design an M&V strategy for projects that complies with the IPMVP; and
    • how to manage the savings verification process for both internal and external reporting.

    Participants are required to complete a pre-course module, which takes approximately 2-3 hours and is made available to registrants 1 month prior to the training program.

    To achieve designation as a CMVP, candidates must meet minimum education and work experience requirements.

    More information here.

  • 13-15 March 2018

    Green Cities 2018
    Melbourne

    Green Cities - Energising Communities

    Save the date for the 2018 Green Cities Conference!

    The theme will be Energising Communities and the conference will explore what can be done now to build smart, sustainable cities for tomorrow.

    Speakers include John Flecker, Multiplex CEO, Lucy Brogden, Chair of National Mental Health Commission, Rod Fehring, Frasers Property Australia CEO and GBCA Chair, Sustan Lloyd-Hurwitz, Mirvac CEO and Managing Director and Turi Condon, Australian Property Editor. The keynote speaker will be Jamie Durie OAM.

    More information here.

  • 15-16 March 2018

    Climate Leadership Conference
    Sydney

    The Climate Leadership Conference will bring together over 250 climate, energy, and sustainability professionals from federal, state and local government, industry, associations, research and non-government organisations to address climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions, with a strong focus on best-practice case studies from Australia and around the world.

     The Conference will feature:

    • Top case studies about driving business and economic opportunity through climate leadership;

    • Driving innovation and building climate action partnerships;

    • Strategies for achieving zero emissions;

    • Factoring climate change into planning and infrastructure decisions;

    • Management of climate risk;

    • Financing the low-carbon future;

    • Carbon mitigation technology and innovation;

    • Cultivating a climate culture and communicating solutions to stakeholders;

    • Building sustainable supply chains;

    • Benefits of carbon neutral commitments for industry and government;

    • Building local resilience to climate change impacts.

     Invited speakers include:

    • Dr Melanie Kaebernick – Director, Carbon Neutral Program and National Carbon Offset Standard, Domestic Emissions Reduction Division, Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy

    • The Hon Jay Weatherill – Premier, South Australia

    • The Hon Lily D’Ambrosio – Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Victorian Government

    • Jim Reeves – Director-General, Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage

    • Anthony Lean – Chief Executive, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage

    • Dr Stephen Bygrave – Executive Director, Climate Change and Sustainability, ACT Government

    • Simon Corbell – Victorian Renewable Energy Advocate

    • Don Henry – International Board Member of The Climate Reality Project and the strategy advisor to its Chair, the Hon. Al Gore

    • The Hon Clover Moore – Lord Mayor, City of Sydney

    • The Hon Simon Clough – Deputy Mayor, Lismore City Council

    • Dominique La Fontaine – Executive Director, South East Councils Climate Change Alliance

    • Paul Orton – Director of Policy and Advocacy, NSW Business Chamber

    • Professor Jean Palutikof – Director, National Climate Change Adaptation Facility

    • Dr Andrew Pitman – Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science

    • Amanda McKenzie – CEO, Climate Council

    • Pete Williams – Deloitte Digital

     Registrations here.

  • 15-16 March 2018

    Sydney Build Expo 2018
    Sydney

    The Sydney Build Expo 2018 will be held at the Royal Hall of Industries in the Hordern Pavilion, Sydney. The event focuses on construction projects and opportunities in Sydney and New South Wales.

    Sydney Build Expo is an opportunity to gain access to all the latest infrastructure & construction projects, tenders and opportunities in Sydney and NSW.

    The show features over 200 international exhibitor and more than 50 conference and workshop sessions.

    More information here.

  • 26-27 March 2018

    Refrigeration 2018
    Sydney

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    The AIRAH Refrigeration 2018 Conference will include sessions reviewing the latest developments regarding legislation, technologies, and a multitude of industry-specific case studies. The conference trade display will give participants the opportunity during the breaks and cocktail functions to interact with leading industry suppliers on the latest refrigeration technology offerings.

    Earl bird registration discounts apply until 31 January 2018.

    More information here.
  • 27 March 2018

    Fundamentals of Gas Efficiency
    Sydney

    This one day Workshop covers:

    • The ins and outs of gas tariffs, procurement and contracting
    • How to develop a business case for gas efficiency projects
    • Where the common upgrade opportunities are, including:
      • Gas steam and hot water boiler efficiency
      • Direct gas heating efficiency
      • Fuel switching
    • How to tune systems to improve gas efficiency
    • How system maintenance can result in quick savings

    More information here.

  • 29 March 2018

    Energy Measurement and Metering
    Adelaide

    The course provides introductory guidance on meter selection, installation, calibration and data collection and validation. Meter accuracy will be discussed, along with techniques for reducing the costs of measurements, and developing a metering plan in line with your customers budget.

    This one day, “touch and feel” training electricity, gas, flow and thermal metering and measurement. Participants will get to examine and inspect meters as part of the training.

    Techniques for quickly manipulating data files will also be presented, along with guidance on data collection intervals.

    On completion of the course participants will learn:

    • How to meter electrical energy, thermal energy, gas energy and water flow
    • How to develop a metering plan that fits within budget constraints
    • How to select the right meter for the job
    • The application and limitations of various meter types
    • Considerations for installation
    • Data collection & validation options
    • How to analyse raw meter data.

    More information here.

  • 26-27 April 2018

    Advanced M&V – Applied Measurement and Verification Workshop
    Sydney

    Presented in partnership with the Efficiency Valuation Organisation (EVO), the two day Applied Measurement & Verification workshop gives measurement and verification (M&V) practitioners deeper exposure to the concepts, theory, mathematical analysis and tools to perform effective M&V.

    The workshop is practical and hands-on, using spreadsheets and software to calculate savings on both sample and real life projects.

    Small class sizes give participants the opportunity to focus on using their own real world examples to better understand the trade offs in creating and executing IPMVP Option A, B and C M&V plans.

    Participants will leave the workshop with:

    • a broad awareness of the state of the art in energy modeling for IPMVP Option A/B/C M&V applications.
    • an understanding of various business and regulatory mechanisms requiring M&V
    • knowledge on where to go for the latest research on M&V theory and methods
    • the ability to perform simple regression analysis in Excel
    • the ability to load and run advanced M&V analysis in ECAM (Excel add-in) and UT3 (executable software)
    • the ability to apply the above analysis outputs to a real-world M&V situation

    More information here.

     

  • 30 April - 1 Mary 2018

    Advanced M&V – Applied Measurement and Verification Workshop
    Melbourne

    Presented in partnership with the Efficiency Valuation Organisation (EVO), the two day Applied Measurement & Verification workshop gives measurement and verification (M&V) practitioners deeper exposure to the concepts, theory, mathematical analysis and tools to perform effective M&V.

    The workshop is practical and hands-on, using spreadsheets and software to calculate savings on both sample and real life projects.

    Small class sizes give participants the opportunity to focus on using their own real world examples to better understand the trade offs in creating and executing IPMVP Option A, B and C M&V plans.

    Participants will leave the workshop with:

    • a broad awareness of the state of the art in energy modeling for IPMVP Option A/B/C M&V applications.
    • an understanding of various business and regulatory mechanisms requiring M&V
    • knowledge on where to go for the latest research on M&V theory and methods
    • the ability to perform simple regression analysis in Excel
    • the ability to load and run advanced M&V analysis in ECAM (Excel add-in) and UT3 (executable software)
    • the ability to apply the above analysis outputs to a real-world M&V situation

    More information here.

  • 3-7 May 2018

    South Pacific Passive House Conference
    Melbourne

    South Pacific Passive House Conference 2018 Melbourne

    The 2018 South Pacific Passive House Conference is co-hosted by the Australian Passive House Association (APHA) and the Passive House Institute of New Zealand (PHINZ). The conference includes talks, site tours, hands-on masterclasses, networking events and access to suppliers.

     

    More information here.

  • 8-10 May 2018

    Certified Measurement and Professional Verification (CMVP) Training
    Sydney

    The CMVP Training program is 2.5 days of training, followed by a 4 hour examination, and is delivered in Australia by a number of international and local trainers accredited by the EVO.

    Participants in the Measurement and Verification Training Course will learn:

    • how to design an M&V strategy for projects that complies with the IPMVP; and
    • how to manage the savings verification process for both internal and external reporting.

    Participants are required to complete a pre-course module, which takes approximately 2-3 hours and is made available to registrants 1 month prior to the training program.

    To achieve designation as a CMVP, candidates must meet minimum education and work experience requirements.

    More information here.

  • 8-10 May 2018

    Climate Adaptation Conference 2018
    Melbourne

    The sixth national Climate Adaptation Conference will be held in Melbourne at the Crown Conference Centre. Presented by NCCARF and Engineers Australia, the forum is focused exclusively on climate impacts and adaptation. The 2018 conference also incorporates Engineers Australia’s meeting “Practical responses to climate change”.

    Key note speakers include Prof Mark Howden (ANU), Sarah Barker (Responsible Investment Association of Australasia), Hallie Eakin (Arizona University) and Mark Crosweller (EMA).

    Early bird registration discounts are available until 1 March 2018.

    More information here.

  • 9-11 May 2018

    National Planning Congress 2018
    Perth

    The 2018 Congress aspires to address what is effectual planning practice on the global frontier  for the local community, a metropolitan area, a regional area, a mega-city or an emergent region.

    The key topics of the Congress are:

    • Cities + Regions
    • Movement + Infrastructure
    • Technology + Data
    • Demographics + Communities
    • Prosperity + Governance
    • Landscape + Sustainability
    • Culture + Place
    • WA in Focus

     

    More information here.

  • 22 May 2018

    Energy Measurement and Metering
    Brisbane

    The course provides introductory guidance on meter selection, installation, calibration and data collection and validation. Meter accuracy will be discussed, along with techniques for reducing the costs of measurements, and developing a metering plan in line with your customers budget.

    This one day, “touch and feel” training electricity, gas, flow and thermal metering and measurement. Participants will get to examine and inspect meters as part of the training.

    Techniques for quickly manipulating data files will also be presented, along with guidance on data collection intervals.

    On completion of the course participants will learn:

    • How to meter electrical energy, thermal energy, gas energy and water flow
    • How to develop a metering plan that fits within budget constraints
    • How to select the right meter for the job
    • The application and limitations of various meter types
    • Considerations for installation
    • Data collection & validation options
    • How to analyse raw meter data.

    More information here.

  • 27-30 May 2018

    Ideaction Oceania National Conference
    Cairns

    The Ideaction Oceania National Conference provides a forum for facilities managers, property managers, space occupiers and other professionals who interact with the FM industry to become informed and to address current issues, including compliance, legislative change, public policy and industry developments.

    The purpose of the conference is to promote the opportunities, challenges and solutions in facilities management. The Conference brings together practitioners, suppliers, service providers, owners, occupiers, experts and researchers to learn, be inspired and network.

     

    More information here.

  • 29 May 2018

    Fundamentals of Gas Efficiency
    Adelaide

    This one day Workshop covers:

    • The ins and outs of gas tariffs, procurement and contracting
    • How to develop a business case for gas efficiency projects
    • Where the common upgrade opportunities are, including:
      • Gas steam and hot water boiler efficiency
      • Direct gas heating efficiency
      • Fuel switching
    • How to tune systems to improve gas efficiency
    • How system maintenance can result in quick savings

    More information here.

  • 14 June 2018

    Energy Auditing to the Australian Standard
    Melbourne

    Presented in partnership with the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage, this one day training program will give energy audit practitioners the skills and knowledge to deliver energy audits that meet with Australian Standard 3598:2014. Note that the content of the course relates to audit process rather than being an instruction on energy saving techniques and technologies.

    The program is practical and hands-on, using workshops and group exercises to lead participants through the process of delivering a Standard compliant energy audit relating to:

    • 3598.1 Energy Audits – Commercial buildings
    • 3598.2 Energy Audits – Industrial and related activities

    More information here.

  • 23-24 August 2018

    Construction Innovation 2018 Forum
    Melbourne

    BMA Forum

    The Construction Innovation 2018 Forum is hosted by the Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association (AMCA). The forum brings together thought leaders and practitioners from across the world to provide insight into how leading firms are utilising technological advancements to deliver innovative best practice solutions in the building and construction industry. International keynote speakers will provide a global context for how innovative technologies and practices are helping industry to achieve significant improvements in efficiency and productivity. Australian practitioners will provide attendees with case study demonstrations and ideas about how forward thinking firms can integrate building information modelling into their everyday practices with demonstrable improvements in cost, timeliness, risk management, productivity and on-site coordination.

    The 2018 forum will also feature workshops on each day, allowing delegates to choose between practical content that best suits their own job role, experience and educational needs.

    More information here.

  • 19-20 November 2018

    National Energy Efficiency Conference 2018
    Sydney

    The tenth National Energy Efficiency Conference will bring together Australia’s foremost energy efficiency experts, forward-thinking policy makers, innovative energy users, political leaders and industry trailblazers to network, debate and analyse the latest thinking on boosting productivity by saving energy. The Conference focuses on energy efficiency, distributed generation and demand response.

    The Conference also includes the annual Gala Dinner on Monday 19 November which includes the presentation of the National Energy Efficiency Awards 2018, celebrating innovation and success across the industry.

    More information here.