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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Our 2022 Confirmed Speakers

LOUISE ADAMS

Group Chief Operating Officer, Aurecon

MARCO ASSORATI

Executive Director – Asia Pacific, Webuild

JOE BARR

Chief Executive Officer, John Holland Group

PETER BENNETT

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Clough

ALASTAIR BLENKIN

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, ProcurePro

TOM BRODIE

Innovation Lead, Roberts Co.

SONYA CAMPBELL

Executive Director, Head of Infrastructure, NSW Treasury

SCOTT CUMMINS

Chief Executive Officer, McConnell Dowell

JON DAVIES

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Constructors Association

MENNO DE JONGE

Group Director, Digital Construction, Royal BAM Group (Netherlands)

SIMON DRAPER

Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure NSW

CAMILLA DROVER

Deputy Secretary, Infrastructure and Place, Transport for NSW

JOHN FLECKER

Chief Executive Officer, Multiplex Constructions

DUNCAN GIBB

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Construction, Fulton Hogan

DR. JAMES GLASTONBURY

Executive General Manager, Engineering, Technology & Innovation, McConnell Dowell

NICOLA GRAYSON

Chief Executive Officer, Consult Australia

REBECCA HANLEY

Group Head of Strategy, Laing O’Rourke

COREY HANNETT

Director General, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority, VIC

PIA HANSEN

Senior Manager, Business Intelligence, Downer

CATHY HAYES

Head of Client Strategy NSW & ACT, CPB Contractors

SCOTT HAZZARD

Global Head of Real Estate, Atlassian (USA)

AMER HIJAZI

Researcher, Centre for Smart Modern Construction

DEAN JAMES

Digital Design Manager, Richard Crookes Constructions

SAMANTHA JOHNSON

Executive General Manager HSEQ, McConnell Dowell

JOHN KIRKWOOD

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Seymour Whyte Constructions

HEINRICH KUKKUK

Chief Information Officer, McConnell Dowell

BRETT LEHMANN

Head of Digital Engineering, Acciona Geotech

MARK MACKAY

Executive General Manager Infrastructure Projects, Downer

JANE MACMASTER

Chief Engineer, Engineers Australia

ROMILLY MADEW AO

Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Australia

JENNIFER MARKS

Director of Strategy, Built

SARAH MARSHALL

General Manager – People, Safety & Sustainability, Fulton Hogan

BRETT MASON

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Built

PETER MASSEY

Chief Executive & Managing Director, Calibre Group

LARRY MCGRATH

Managing Director, Rainhill & Non-Executive Directort, Committee for Sydney

CRAIG MCGRORY

Executive General Manager Transformation, Acciona Geotech

MICHAEL MORRISSEY

Managing Director, Morrissey Law

DOUG MOSS

Managing Director, UGL

DAVID MURPHY

Director Research and Innovation, Level Crossing Removal Project, VIC

BEDE NOONAN

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Acciona Geotech

GEORGINA NORTH

Operations Leader, Technology & Innovation Group, Laing O’Rourke

DANIEL O’DONOGHUE

Founder & Director, Conqa

CATHAL O’ROURKE

Managing Director, Laing O’Rourke & President, Australian Constructors Association

DAVID PATERSON

Managing Director Construction, Lendlease

MEG REDWIN

Executive Director General Counsel, Multiplex Constructions

LIDIA RIBAROVSKA

Head of Technology, Engagement, Multiplex Constructions

SEVED ROBIN

Chief Executive Officer, Bouygues Construction Australia

PETER SALVESON

Chief Executive Officer, Hansen Yuncken

DAVID PATERSON

Director, FDC

KRISTINE SCHEUL

Chair of National Board, National Association of Women in Construction

AINSLEY SIMPSON

Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Sustainability Council

JASON SPEARS

Managing Director, CPB Contractors

BYRON TALMAGE

General Manager – Technical Eminence, Innovation & Risk, Calibre

GABRIELLE TRAINOR AO

Chair, Construction Industry Culture Taskforce

BASTIAN UBER

Chief Digital & Information Officer, John Holland Group

CRESSIDA WALL

Chief Executive Officer, Office of Projects Victoria

DOUGLAS ZUZIC

Chief Information Officer, ADCO Constructions

THE PROGRAM:

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
  • Developers
  • Design and Engineering firms
  • Specialist contractors
  • Owners
  • Material Manufacturers
  • Tech companies
  • Consultants
  • Financiers
  • Government leaders
  • Procurement specialists

Anyone involved in providing services or solutions to the construction industry.

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Conference with 250+ delegates

30+ sponsors & exhibitors

60+ speakers

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.

Time efficient

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.

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