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THE WORLD'S LEADING CONFERENCE ON FAÇADE DESIGN & ENGINEERING

Zak World of Façades is an International conference series on façade design & engineering having attracted over 18,000 delegates across its 54 completed editions. The conference is currently being organised in 25 countries in the Middle East (UAE, Qatar, Kuwait & Saudi Arabia), South Asia (India & Sri Lanka), South East Asia (Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam & Indonesia), East Asia (Hong Kong, South Korea & China), Africa (Kenya, Egypt, Morocco & South Africa), Europe (United Kingdom, France, Germany & Sweden), Australasia (Australia & New Zealand) and the United States of America.

This is the 55th edition globally and the 3rd edition in Australia. It will witness the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to building envelopes and will also showcase latest technological solutions.

Visit www.zakworldoffacades.com for details of the previous events.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS CONFERENCE

Architects, Facade consultants, Developers, Government officials, PMC's, Main contractors, Sustainability consultants, Fire consultants, Facade contractors, Cost consultants, Glass processors & Structural consultants.

Speakers

Anne Kovachevich

Australasian Foresight + Innovation Leader, Arup

Anne Kovachevich

Australasian Foresight + Innovation Leader, Arup


Topic: Sustainability and the Future Trends in Façades

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Barry Lee

Chairman/Director of Design, DBI Design

Barry Lee

Chairman/Director of Design, DBI Design


Topic: The Jewel of the Coast

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Richard Coulson

Director, Cox Architecture

Richard Coulson

Director, Cox Architecture


Topic: Façades: Structure, Craft, Art & Nature

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Brandon Kieseker

Queensland Regional Manager, Inhabit

Brandon Kieseker

Queensland Regional Manager, Inhabit


Topic: Façades in Tropical Climates

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Michael Sutherland

Director, PDS Group

Michael Sutherland

Director, PDS Group


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy Codes, Ratings & Guidelines for Façades

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Andrew Brady

Managing Director, GRC Quantity Surveyors

Andrew Brady

Managing Director, GRC Quantity Surveyors


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy Codes, Ratings & Guidelines for Façades

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David Goodchild

Senior Design Manager, Probuild

David Goodchild

Senior Design Manager, Probuild


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy Codes, Ratings & Guidelines for Façades

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Michael O’Reilly

Deputy General Manager NSW, JML-Craft

Michael O’Reilly

Deputy General Manager NSW, JML-Craft


Topic: Free form Façades – Design and Delivery Considerations

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Hugh Keithly

Director of Façades, WSP

Hugh Keithly

Director of Façades, WSP


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy Codes, Ratings & Guidelines for Façades

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Darren O'Dea

Chief Building Physics Nerd, Fabric First

Darren O'Dea

Chief Building Physics Nerd, Fabric First


Topic: National Construction Code (2019), but not as you know it!

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Adriaan Window

Principal - Lead Applied Research and Sustainability Engineer, AECOM

Adriaan Window

Principal - Lead Applied Research and Sustainability Engineer, AECOM


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy Codes, Ratings & Guidelines for Façades

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Jonathan Shelley

Director, Omnii

Jonathan Shelley

Director, Omnii


Topic: Combustible Cladding – Navigating Complex Compliance Pathways

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Stephen Pratt

Associate, Hassell

Stephen Pratt

Associate, Hassell


Topic: From Concept to Detail

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Zac Bouchabake

National Specification Engineer - Façade, Hilti Australia

Zac Bouchabake

National Specification Engineer - Façade, Hilti Australia


Topic: A Safe and Compliant Design of your Façade’s Fixings and Joints

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Nicholas Brown

Technical Director Australasia & SEA, Kingspan Insulated Panels

Nicholas Brown

Technical Director Australasia & SEA, Kingspan Insulated Panels


Topic: Ensuring Compliant Building Envelopes through Research, Testing, Innovation, Design & Support Service

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Richard Fairhead

Façade Consultant, Sellick Consultants

Richard Fairhead

Façade Consultant, Sellick Consultants


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy Codes, Ratings & Guidelines for Façades

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Andrew Pike

National Product Manager - Swisspearl, HVG Façades

Andrew Pike

National Product Manager - Swisspearl, HVG Façades


Topic: The New Wave of Façade Cladding Solutions – MondoClad & Swisspearl

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Neil Weatherstone

National Product Manager - MondoClad, HVG Façades

Neil Weatherstone

National Product Manager - MondoClad, HVG Façades


Topic: The New Wave of Façade Cladding Solutions – MondoClad & Swisspearl

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Samantha Anderson

Associate - Building Physics, Inhabit

Samantha Anderson

Associate - Building Physics, Inhabit


Topic: Façades in Tropical Climates

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Steve Mort

National Technical Manager, Tremco Australia

Steve Mort

National Technical Manager, Tremco Australia


Topic: No. 1 Defect in Australian Construction and Better Ways to Fix the Defects

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Tim VanDeVen

Marketing Manager - Interpon Powder Coatings, Akzonobel

Tim VanDeVen

Marketing Manager - Interpon Powder Coatings, Akzonobel


Topic: Benefits of Powder Coatings in Façade Design

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Speaker Presentations


Barry Lee Chairman/Director of Design, DBI Design

The Jewel of the Coast

Michael O’Reilly Deputy General Manager NSW, JML-Craft

Free form Façades – Design and Delivery Considerations

Stephen Pratt Associate, Hassell

From Concept to Detail

Zac Bouchabake National Specification Engineer - Façade, Hilti Australia

A Safe and Compliant Design of your Façade’s Fixings and Joints

Andrew Pike National Product Manager - Swisspearl, HVG Façades

The New Wave of Façade Cladding Solutions – MondoClad & Swisspearl

Steve Mort National Technical Manager, Tremco Australia

No. 1 Defect in Australian Construction and Better Ways to Fix the Defects

Tim VanDeVen Marketing Manager - Interpon Powder Coatings, Akzonobel

Benefits of Powder Coatings in Façade Design

Schedule

  • Session - 1

    (08.50 - 10.40)

08:00 - 08:50

Delegate Registration

08:50 - 09:00

Welcome Address

09:00 - 09:30

Sustainability and the Future Trends in Façades

09:30 - 10:00

Façades: Structure, Craft, Art & Nature

10:00 - 10:20

No. 1 Defect in Australian Construction and Better Ways to Fix the Defects

10:20 - 11:00

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 2

    (11.00 - 13.00)

11:00 - 11:25

Façades in Tropical Climates

11:25 - 11:45

Free form Façades – Design and Delivery Considerations

11:45 - 12:15

The Jewel of the Coast

12:15 - 13:00

PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy Codes, Ratings & Guidelines for Façades

13:00 - 13:40

Networking Lunch Break

  • Session - 3

    (13.40 - 16.00)

13:40 - 14:00

From Concept to Detail

14:00 - 14:20

National Construction Code (2019), but not as you know it!

14:20 - 14:40

Combustible Cladding – Navigating Complex Compliance Pathways

14:40 - 15:00

Ensuring Compliant Building Envelopes through Research, Testing, Innovation, Design & Support Service

15:00 - 15:20

A Safe and Compliant Design of your Façade’s Fixings and Joints

15:20 - 15:40

The New Wave of Façade Cladding Solutions – MondoClad & Swisspearl

15:40 - 16:00

Benefits of Powder Coatings in Façade Design

16:00 - 16:05

Vote of Thanks & End of the Conference

Sponsors

Associate Partners

Coffee Cart Partner

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FAQs

What is the registration fee to attend the conference?
A limited number of complimentary seats on first come first serve basis are reserved for Architects, Façade Consultants, Developers, Government Officials, Project Management Consultants, Main Contractors, Sustainability Consultants, Fire Consultants, Façade Contractors, Cost Consultants, etc. The online registration process needs to be followed to attain your entry pass for the event. Please note that the complimentary seats allocation are under the jurisdiction of the organizers. If you are a product/material supplier and intend to attend the conference, there would be a delegate fee of AUD 750 applicable per delegate.
Is the online registration the final step?
The online registration acts as an “Interest” for attending the conference. An internal system evaluates the registrations received and issues the confirmation/entry pass accordingly. The online registration alone DOES NOT stand confirmed without a confirmation/entry pass email from the organizers.
How long does to it take to receive the confirmation/entry pass post the online registration?
If successfully approved, it takes a maximum of 4-5 working days for the system to generate the confirmation number/pass. It is advisable to check your spam/junk folders as there maybe chances of the email landing in those folders. If you have not received your confirmation within the stipulated timeframe, please write to the organisers/reply on the acknowledgment email to check on the status.
Can I use my personal id to register?
It is highly recommended that you use your company/official email id for registration to avoid any confirmation delay
Can I register at the venue directly?
No. All registrations are pre-approved online and no on-spot registrations are encouraged.
I received an invitation from one of the sponsors. Does it qualify as entry pass?
The invitation copy from the sponsors DOES NOT qualify as the entry pass. The invite mentions the registration process at the last page. All the recipients of these invitation copies are advised to follow the online registration process to attain their passes to be able to attend the event.
Can the registration be transferred to another colleague from the same organisation?
No. If you are not able to attend the conference after receiving your confirmation number/pass you will not be able to transfer the registration to your colleague.
What do we need to bring/show at the registration desk to collect the delegate badge & kit?
The registrations start at 0800 hrs. The team at the registration desk will be fully equipped with the details of those confirmed to attend. If your registration is confirmed, you will only be asked to quote your registration number and drop your visiting cards at the registration desk to collect your badge and kit.
How do I get a copy of the presentations delivered at the event?
Post the conference, the organisers will be uploading all the presentations who's permission has been received to distribute online at this event website.
What are the inclusions in a full day conference session?
The full-day conference will include access to the conference hall, exhibit area, lunch and networking session, delegate kits and presentation copies.
What is the maximum limit of complimentary passes per firm?
If your firm is on our guest list, then a maximum of 1-4 delegates passes per firm are allocated depending on the firm size. However, the seat allocation is on first come first serve basis.
When is the final deadline for registration?
As the seats are allocated on a first come first serve basis, the registration will close once the hall seating capacity is reached.
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Venue

Meeting Room P9-P11, Plaza Link Level, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Kindly reach the venue on 13th February, 2019 at 8:00 am

ADDRESS

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Car Park, Merivale Street, South Brisbane QLD, Australia

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