Future of Construction Summit: 4-5 May, 2022
CONFERENCE | AWARDS | EXHIBITION | NETWORKING
The annual gathering for the people and companies redefining Australasia’s construction industry
4 – 5 May, 2022, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth | In-person & Virtual
Following the success of the Future of Construction Summit in 2021, we’re pleased to partner with the Australian Constructors Association to deliver an expanded format in 2022. Combining a two day conference with the annual Australian Construction Achievement Award, the Future of Construction Summit will bring together senior industry leaders to share ideas, learn and network.
The Australian Construction Achievement Award
The Australian Construction Achievement Award (ACAA) is an annual award that recognises innovation and the highest standard of work in the Australian construction and infrastructure industry.
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Held in conjunction with:
Our 2022 Confirmed Speakers
Group Chief Operating Officer, Aurecon
Executive Director – Asia Pacific, Webuild
Chief Executive Officer, John Holland Group
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Clough
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, ProcurePro
Innovation Lead, Roberts Co.
Executive Director, Head of Infrastructure, NSW Treasury
Chief Executive Officer, McConnell Dowell
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Constructors Association
MENNO DE JONGE
Group Director, Digital Construction, Royal BAM Group (Netherlands)
Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure NSW
Deputy Secretary, Infrastructure and Place, Transport for NSW
Chief Executive Officer, Multiplex Constructions
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Construction, Fulton Hogan
DR. JAMES GLASTONBURY
Executive General Manager, Engineering, Technology & Innovation, McConnell Dowell
Chief Executive Officer, Consult Australia
Group Head of Strategy, Laing O’Rourke
Director General, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority, VIC
Senior Manager, Business Intelligence, Downer
Head of Client Strategy NSW & ACT, CPB Contractors
Global Head of Real Estate, Atlassian (USA)
Researcher, Centre for Smart Modern Construction
Digital Design Manager, Richard Crookes Constructions
Executive General Manager HSEQ, McConnell Dowell
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Seymour Whyte Constructions
Chief Information Officer, McConnell Dowell
Head of Digital Engineering, Acciona Geotech
Executive General Manager Infrastructure Projects, Downer
Chief Engineer, Engineers Australia
ROMILLY MADEW AO
Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Australia
Director of Strategy, Built
General Manager – People, Safety & Sustainability, Fulton Hogan
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Built
Chief Executive & Managing Director, Calibre Group
Managing Director, Rainhill & Non-Executive Directort, Committee for Sydney
Executive General Manager Transformation, Acciona Geotech
Managing Director, Morrissey Law
Managing Director, UGL
Director Research and Innovation, Level Crossing Removal Project, VIC
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Acciona Geotech
Operations Leader, Technology & Innovation Group, Laing O’Rourke
Founder & Director, Conqa
Managing Director, Laing O’Rourke & President, Australian Constructors Association
Managing Director Construction, Lendlease
Executive Director General Counsel, Multiplex Constructions
Head of Technology, Engagement, Multiplex Constructions
Chief Executive Officer, Bouygues Construction Australia
Chief Executive Officer, Hansen Yuncken
Chair of National Board, National Association of Women in Construction
Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Sustainability Council
Managing Director, CPB Contractors
General Manager – Technical Eminence, Innovation & Risk, Calibre
GABRIELLE TRAINOR AO
Chair, Construction Industry Culture Taskforce
Chief Digital & Information Officer, John Holland Group
Chief Executive Officer, Office of Projects Victoria
Chief Information Officer, ADCO Constructions
The Future of Construction Summit is an exclusive event consisting of top-level content and thought leadership discussions.
Topics being covered include:
- Construction in flux: What’s the outlook for the market over the next 12-24 months?
- Headwinds: How will limited population growth, the shortage of skilled workers and skyrocketing material costs impact the market?
- Building back better: How are project requirements evolving based on technological trends and citizen demands?
- Collaboration & visibility: Why these are the keys to improving productivity and project outcomes?
- Diversity and Inclusion: What needs to happen to create a more inclusive industry?
- Safety: Improving the safety and wellbeing of workers on construction sites
- Tech investment: Knowing which technologies to invest in to maximise productivity
- ESG: Building quality and sustainability goals into project requirements more effectively
- Materials & methods: What are the prospects for prefab and modular construction?
- Green: How are green technologies transforming the construction sector?
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The Future of Construction Summit is a senior level forum for executives looking for strategic approaches to drive growth and innovation.
- General Contractors
- Design and Engineering firms
- Specialist contractors
- Material Manufacturers
- Tech companies
- Government leaders
- Procurement specialists
Anyone involved in providing services or solutions to the construction industry.
“Thanks for having me share our story and some insights into the future of construction at FCON21. It was inspiring to see the level of interest and questions from the audience on the day.”
“Bravo to FuturePlace for convening all of us placemakers in one spot. So good to connect with corporates, contractors, entrepreneurs, and stewards who are building a better world. Looking forward to next year!”
“It was great to gather such an audience. International, experts, visionaries. It gave me access to relevant contacts in regard to my duties. Also, the
organization team creates a very good atmosphere for the participants. Count on me for FCON22.”
Sara J. Wilkinson
“I had a great time at FCON21, saw old friends and met new ones. I learned so much about the latest digital tech – it’s given me heaps of ideas for further research!”
“Digital transformation, in an Australian context, faces many challenges to being achieved in a way that’s effective and serves the interests of the wider community. Events like FCON21 are essential to sustaining active engagement with the issues in industry and communities of professional practice.”
“FCON21 was incredibly valuable – great presentations, a high calibre audience and lots of valuable networking!”
“As digital disruption continues to transform the construction industry, innovation, digital engineering and ensuring that people are at the centre of everything we do will play a major role in how the industry becomes more sustainable and efficient over the years to come.”
The Future of Construction Summit 2022 will start in
Conference with 250+ delegates
30+ sponsors & exhibitors
Awards ceremony with 400+ attendees
Dinner & Afterparty
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
The Future of Construction Summit is a Hybrid event. This format combines the traditional face-to-face conference with virtual elements, allowing both in-person and virtual attendees to access the same content and networking opportunities simultaneously.
High quality curated content
With four days of expert sessions and industry leading speakers, delve into expertly curated content that you won’t find anywhere else.
Live and on-demand
Wherever you are at the time of the event, you’ll be in control. You’ll have the ability to consume all the content being delivered at your leisure through either a live stream of the physical event or on-demand.
If you are based outside of Sydney and for whatever reason can’t make it to the event in-person, you can save on travel time and accommodation costs while still networking with global industry professionals.
Business matchmaking live
Take part in intelligently curated meetings with like-minded individuals that share similar interests and challenges from all over the world through our AI powered matchmaking delivered via our virtual platform.
Accessible from all your devices
Get insights and network at your fingertips – all content sessions and networking activities will be accessible from your laptop, tablets or mobile devices.
Engage, interact and influence
Make the most of your experience by being a truly active participant. Whether at the event or attending virtually, you’ll have the ability to ask questions, participate in polls, and share your experience with other attendees via break-out sessions.