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THE WORLD'S LEADING CONFERENCE ON FAÇADE DESIGN & ENGINEERING

Zak World of Façades is an International conference series on the subject of façade design & engineering. The conference now takes place in Asia (Singapore, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and Hong Kong), Middle East (United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait), Africa (Kenya, Morocco and South Africa), Europe (United Kingdom and France), Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) and the United States of America.

Now in it's 47th edition globally and the 2nd edition in Australia, the conference will discuss the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and will showcase the 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

Craig Baudin

Director, Fender Katsalidis

Craig Baudin

Director, Fender Katsalidis


Topic: Façade and Craft

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Stefano Paiocchi

Associate, Zaha Hadid Architects

Stefano Paiocchi

Associate, Zaha Hadid Architects


Topic: Design driven innovation

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Malgorzata Haley

Associate, Grimshaw

Malgorzata Haley

Associate, Grimshaw


Topic: Shaping high-performance façades

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Andrew Colangelo

Director - Project Design Management, Mirvac

Andrew Colangelo

Director - Project Design Management, Mirvac


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Tracey Gramlick

Executive Director and CEO, Australian Window Association

Tracey Gramlick

Executive Director and CEO, Australian Window Association


Topic: The ever changing face of façades

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Oliver Ng

Director, BG&E Façades

Oliver Ng

Director, BG&E Façades


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Geoff Croker

Principal, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp

Geoff Croker

Principal, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Hannah Blossom

Associate Director - ESD/Mechanical, Irwin Consult

Hannah Blossom

Associate Director - ESD/Mechanical, Irwin Consult


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

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David Fung

Façade Director, Built

David Fung

Façade Director, Built


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Danny Pegorin

Façades Manager, Hickory Group

Danny Pegorin

Façades Manager, Hickory Group


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Kieran Rice

Technical Director - Façade Practice Lead ANZ, AECOM

Kieran Rice

Technical Director - Façade Practice Lead ANZ, AECOM


Topic: Blurring the boundaries - Multi-disciplinary façade engineering

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Simon Barnes

Associate Principal, Arup

Simon Barnes

Associate Principal, Arup


Topic: Should we design for procurement?

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David Shultis

Associate Director (Delivery), Elenberg Fraser

David Shultis

Associate Director (Delivery), Elenberg Fraser


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

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Jesse Judd

Director, ARM Architecture

Jesse Judd

Director, ARM Architecture


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

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Li Yang

Technical Director - Built Environment, Aurecon

Li Yang

Technical Director - Built Environment, Aurecon


Topic: Future ready façades: Leveraging digital across design and delivery

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Nick Williams

Digital Practice Leader - VIC/SA, Aurecon

Nick Williams

Digital Practice Leader - VIC/SA, Aurecon


Topic: Future ready façades: Leveraging digital across design and delivery

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Evalin Ling

Sustainability Manager, Probuild Constructions

Evalin Ling

Sustainability Manager, Probuild Constructions


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

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Simon Topliss

Associate Director, Jackson Clements Burrows Architects

Simon Topliss

Associate Director, Jackson Clements Burrows Architects


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

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Stefan Brey

Technical Director, BG&E Façades

Stefan Brey

Technical Director, BG&E Façades


Topic: Façades - A framework for innovation

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David Ritter

Associate Director, Atelier Ten

David Ritter

Associate Director, Atelier Ten


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

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Jason O'Hara

Managing Director, Atelier Projects

Jason O'Hara

Managing Director, Atelier Projects


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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David Barker

Associate Principal - Environment & Sustainability, Integral Group

David Barker

Associate Principal - Environment & Sustainability, Integral Group


Topic: When our buildings learn from our bodies

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Elissa Stirling

Melbourne Office Manager, Inhabit Group

Elissa Stirling

Melbourne Office Manager, Inhabit Group


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Terry Mak

Procurement Director - China, VSCAPE

Terry Mak

Procurement Director - China, VSCAPE


Topic: Risks associated with direct procurement of façades

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Mic Patterson

Director of Strategic Development, Schüco USA

Mic Patterson

Director of Strategic Development, Schüco USA


Topic: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

Topic: Skin games: The epic battle of appearance versus performance in façade design and delivery

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Angus Macleod

Director - ANZ, Vector Foiltec

Angus Macleod

Director - ANZ, Vector Foiltec


Topic: High performance, lightweight, long span building envelopes with ETFE

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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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Mark Tatam

Building Technology Director, Kingspan Insulated Panels

Mark Tatam

Building Technology Director, Kingspan Insulated Panels


Topic: Fire performance of insulated panel and façade systems

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Sreenivas Narayanan

Façade Specification & Compliance Officer, Siderise Middle East & India

Sreenivas Narayanan

Façade Specification & Compliance Officer, Siderise Middle East & India


Topic: Cavity barrier systems for cladding and ventilated façades

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Christoph Troska

Manager - Global Architecture Segment, Trosifol® World of Interlayers

Christoph Troska

Manager - Global Architecture Segment, Trosifol® World of Interlayers


Topic: Which interlayer for which application ?

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Jean-Paul Moonen

Global Segment Manager - Architectural, Akzonobel

Jean-Paul Moonen

Global Segment Manager - Architectural, Akzonobel


Topic: Benefits of powder coatings in façade design

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Speaker Presentations


Craig Baudin Director, Fender Katsalidis

Façade and Craft

Tracey Gramlick Executive Director and CEO, Australian Window Association

The ever changing face of façades

Li Yang Technical Director - Built Environment, Aurecon

Future ready façades: Leveraging digital across design and delivery

Stefan Brey Technical Director, BG&E Façades

Façades - A framework for innovation

David Barker Associate Principal - Environment & Sustainability, Integral Group

When our buildings learn from our bodies

Terry Mak Procurement Director - China, VSCAPE

Risks associated with direct procurement of façades

Mic Patterson Director of Strategic Development, Schüco USA

PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM
Skin games: The epic battle of appearance versus performance in façade design and delivery

Steve Mort National Technical Manager, Tremco Australia

No. 1 defect in Australian construction and better ways to fix the defects

Mark Tatam Building Technology Director, Kingspan Insulated Panels

Fire performance of insulated panel and façade systems

Sreenivas Narayanan Façade Specification & Compliance Officer, Siderise Middle East & India

Cavity barrier systems for cladding and ventilated façades

Christoph Troska Manager - Global Architecture Segment, Trosifol® World of Interlayers

Which interlayer for which application ?

Jean-Paul Moonen Global Segment Manager - Architectural, Akzonobel

Benefits of powder coatings in façade design

Schedule

  • Session - 1

    (08.50 - 10.40)

08:00 - 08:50

Delegate Registration & Networking

08:50 - 08:55

Welcome address

08:55 - 09:10

Skin games: The epic battle of appearance versus performance in façade design and delivery

09:10 - 09:30

The ever changing face of façades

09:30 - 10:00

Façade and Craft

10:00 - 10:20

Façades - A framework for innovation

10:20 - 10:40

High performance, lightweight, long span building envelopes with ETFE

10:40 - 11:00

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 2

    (11.00 - 13.00)

11:00 - 11:25

Future ready façades: Leveraging digital across design and delivery

11:25 - 11:55

Design driven innovation

11:55 - 12:15

When our buildings learn from our bodies

12:15 - 13:00

PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

13:00 - 13:40

Networking Lunch Break

  • Session - 3

    (13.40 - 15.40)

13:40 - 14:00

Shaping high-performance façades

14:00 - 14:20

Should we design for procurement?

14:20 - 14:40

Fire performance of insulated panel and façade systems

14:40 - 15:00

Cavity barrier systems for cladding and ventilated façades

15:00 - 15:20

Which interlayer for which application ?

15:20 - 15:40

No. 1 defect in Australian construction and better ways to fix the defects

15:40 - 16:00

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 4

    (16.00 - 17.50)

16:00 - 16:20

Blurring the boundaries - Multi-disciplinary façade engineering

16:20 - 16:40

Risks associated with direct procurement of façades

16:40 - 17:00

Benefits of powder coatings in façade design

17:00 - 17:45

PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

17:45 - 17:50

Vote of Thanks & End of the Conference

17:50 - 19:00

Networking Reception (by invite only)

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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

Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Kindly reach the venue on 6th September, 2018 at 8:00 am

address

Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne

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