AGENDA

NOTE: THIS AGENDA IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT SHORT NOTICE GIVEN COVID SITUATIONS
8:50       Welcome to Country
9:00      Chairperson’s Opening Address
​9:05
Building Confidence Report Implementation Update
An update of progress on the BCR Implementation Plan, what it means for building product suppliers and regulators charged with overseeing compliance, and what should senior management be closely monitoring.

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BRONWYN WEIR - Managing Director - Weir Legal and Consulting
​9:35
Building Industry Economic Outlook
  • Where is the building industry in the Australian and New Zealand region heading?
  • What are the critical issues and how can they be addressed?
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TIMOTHY HIBBERT - Principal Economist, Building and Construction - BIS Oxford Economics
​10:05
Responsible Products Framework
The vision of the Framework is to drive the supply chain to deliver transparent, healthy, low-impact and net zero carbon products that are part of a circular economy. The Framework outlines criteria for scoring how ‘responsible’ a product is, to support the built environment industry in adapting to and driving this change.
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JORGE CHAPA - Head of Market Transformation - GBCA
10:35     GOLD SPONSOR PRESENTATION - STANDARDS AUSTRALIA
10:41     SILVER SPONSOR PRESENTATION - CREDITORWATCH
10:47   MORNING REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING BREAK
​11:17
Emerging Economic Threats in Construction
  • Coping with the building boom fallout.
  • 2022 COVID effects in the construction sector.
  • Potential geopolitical conflict in Asia.
  • What actions suppliers should take to mitigate emerging threats and/or capitalise on opportunities.
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PATRICK COGHLAN - CEO - CreditorWatch
JAMES O’DONNELL - MD - CreditorWatch
​11:47
NSW Government: Building Assurance Solution Tool
The NSW Government is working with KPMG to develop a construction assurance tool to help determine quality and trustworthiness of NSW residential buildings. The Building Assurance Solution (BAS) will bring together the products and designs certificates of compliance for each building to create a digital DNA that will establish a trustworthy rating for individual buildings, so they can be compared like-for-like.
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LASZLO PETER - KPMG
12:17
Prefab Innovation Hub
PreFabAus is part of the new Prefab Innovation Hub and one of the challenges to be addressed will be demonstrating product conformity and provenance in an Industry 4.0 environment.

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DAMIEN CROUGH - PreFabAus
12:47    SILVER SPONSOR PRESENTATION - GS1 AUSTRALIA
12:53    SILVER SPONSOR PRESENTATION - NATA
13:00   NETWORKING LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS
13:45
National Building Product Assurance Framework
The National Building Product Assurance Framework represents a nationally agreed response to building product safety. The Framework is a new way to help ensure that building products are used in a way that complies with the NCC.
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DYAN JOHNSON - Manager of Policy and Economics - Master Builders Queensland
14:15
Renovate or Rebuild Season 1 - Outcomes
Analytics and outcomes of the recently aired reality TV show that attracted 3.4 million viewers across all episodes, where home-owners, unsure whether they should renovate or rebuild, get help from expert teams and architects who eventually pitch their designs on a life-size floor plan.
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JAMES MCGREGOR - CEO - The Blue Tribe Company
14:45   WRAP UP AND THANKS