Program

*Please note this is a provisional program and is subject to change

Please note: one (x1) hr of CPD will be awarded per hour of conference sessions

 

Day One – Workshops – Wednesday 15 May 2019

ROOM C3.1  Room C.2 Room C.3
TIME Workshop Name Workshop Name Workshop Name
8.30AM The application and use of NEC contracts in Australia

Steven Evans

AI in Planning & Scheduling of Major Projects

Daniel Patterson

Digital Engineering and BIM in Transport Projects (TfNSW)

Simon Vaux

9.00AM
9.30AM
10.00AM MORNING TEA MORNING TEA MORNING TEA
10.30AM The application and use of NEC contracts in Australia

Steven Evans

AI in Planning & Scheduling of Major Projects

Daniel Patterson

Digital Engineering and BIM in Transport Projects (TfNSW)

Simon Vaux

11.00AM
11.30AM
12.30PM break – with light lunch break – with light lunch break – with light lunch
1.00PM Critical Infrastructure Resilience: Building a More Resilient, More Sustainable Future

Darren Boulet & Chris Quin

RES Contingency Guideline and
DIRDC Probabilistic Estimation
Guide NotePedram Danesh-Mand
Metrics & Data Visualisation on Major Projects

Richard Palczynski

1.30PM
2.00PM
3.00PM AFTERNOON TEA AFTERNOON TEA AFTERNOON TEA
3.30PM Critical Infrastructure Resilience: Building a More Resilient, More Sustainable Future

Darren Boulet & Chris Quin

Probabilistic Cost Estimation – Guidance Note 3A – DIRDC

Ben Du Bois, DIRDC

Project Controls in Major Projects

Chris Carson

4.30PM
5.00PM

Day Two – Conference – Thursday 16 May 2019

Start Time Finish Time Style Session 
7.30am 8.00am Arrival
Registration/Coffee
8.00am 8.15am Conference Opening Acknowledgement of Country
Welcome by Australian Cost Engineering Society
Welcome by Risk Engineering Society
8.15am 8.45am The TfNSW Digital Engineering Framework – Simon Vaux
8.45am 9.15am Risk appetite and its recognition in early stages of transport investments – Melissa Jovic
9.15am 9.45am Risk management in the offshore petroleum industry: A cautionary tale – Joelle Mitchell
9.45am 10.30am Morning Tea & Networking
10.30am 11.00am Technology and data-driven decisions on planning and delivering infrastructure projects. Opportunities, risks and challenges? – Jacinta Hargan
11.00am 1200pm Panel Discussion Matthew Felvus, Peter Tow, Marc Allen, Pedram Danesh-Mand
12pm 12.45pm Lunch Break 
12.45pm 1.10pm Risk & Culture The role of your Emotional Intelligence in effective Risk Management – Dominic Siow
1.10pm 1.35pm Risk & Culture Architectures of Stability  – Paul Barnes
1.35pm 2.00pm Risk & Culture Everyone wants their project to succeed Greg Fackender 
2.00pm 2.25pm Risk & Culture Overcoming Risk in the Megaproject Paradox for Civil Infrastructure – Jason Errey
2.25pm 2.45pm Risk & Culture Panel Q&A
12.45pm 1.10pm Planning & Scheduling Managing Risk Across a $87.2 Billion Captial Program – Christian Gillies
1.10pm 1.35pm Planning & Scheduling How AI is Transforming Planning and Project Risk Analysis – Daniel Patterson
1.35pm 2.00pm Planning & Scheduling Planning and scheduling – getting it right – Jonathan Jacobs
2.00pm 2.25pm Planning & Scheduling Tools and Techniques for schedule optimization – Vladimir Liberzon
2.25pm 2.45pm Planning & Scheduling Panel Q&A
12.45pm 1.10pm Project Controls Construction planning, a risky business: case studies and critical success factors Alberto Sanchez
1.10pm 1.35pm Project Controls Risk Context Profiling An Integrated tool for Program and Project Risk Management – Ian Gray
1.35pm 2.00pm Project Controls How to Increase the Chance of Project Success – Tim Ellis
2.00pm 2.25pm Project Controls Conceptual Cost Estimation and the Futility of Bottom-Up Cost Methods – Adrian Mitchell
2.25pm 2.45pm Project Controls Panel Q&A
12.45pm 1.10pm Contract & Commercial Artifical Intelligence in the Construction Industry – How it will shape the future of the construction industry, health & safety and construction contracts – Jennie Baker
1.10pm 1.35pm Contract & Commercial Implementation of Victoria’s Value Creation and Capture Framework – Luke Belfield
1.35pm 2.00pm Contract & Commercial Delivering Brisbane Metro – An Integrated Approach – David Cox
2.00pm 2.25pm Contract & Commercial Just Little Bits of History Repeating? Reconciling risk engineering and project controls with EPC contractual risks relating to time – Veno Panicker
2.25pm 2.45pm Contract & Commercial Panel Q&A
3.00pm 3.30pm Afternoon Tea & Networking
3.30pm 4.30pm Panel Discussion Beck Dawson,Jennifer Blyth,  Joelle Mitchell,
4.30pm 5.00pm Day Close
Social Functions
5.00pm 6.30pm Social Drink & Networking in exhibition
7.00pm Conference Dinner at Dockside

Day Three – Conference – Friday 17 May 2019

Start Time Finish Time Style Session Name
7.30am 8.00am Arrival
Registration/Coffee
8.00am 8.15am Summary of Day 1
8.15am 8.45am How The Science of CPM Scheduling & Risk Analysis are Becoming One

Daniel Patterson 

8.45am 9.15am Taking the Risk Out of the Owner’s Goal of “Design-to-Budget – Chris Carson
9.15am 9.45am Authorised Engineering Organisation (AEO) – Blessing or Curse. – Katharina Gerstmann
9.45am 10.30am Morning Tea & Networking
10.30am 11.00am What does CONTROL look like on a programme as large as Crossrail and is control simply an illusion? – Richard Palczynski
11.00am 1200md Panel Discussion Ian Gray, Steven Kastanias, Marlies Friese, Wes Johnston
12pm 12.45pm Lunch Break
12.45pm 1.10pm Risk & Culture Risk Engineering for a 21st Century metro rail link John MacIver
1.10pm 1.35pm Risk & Culture Risk & Opportunity Based Thinking ROBT in Risk Informed Decision-Making – Jim Whiting
1.35pm 2.00pm Risk & Culture Investigating a complex systems approach to Complex Project Risk Management – Warren Black
2.00pm 2.25pm Risk & Culture Mary-Ellen Feeney
2.25pm 2.45pm Risk & Culture Panel Q&A
12.45pm 1.10pm Planning & Scheduling Using Linear Scheduling to manage risk. – Dave Crosby
1.10pm 1.35pm Planning & Scheduling Schedule Risk Analysis in Practice – Santosh Bhat
1.35pm 2.00pm Planning & Scheduling Digital workflow of the future – A demonstration of automated 4D schedule development, schedule validation through artificial intelligence, computational design, integrated procurement and automated progress measurement. – Pieter Rautenbach
2.00pm 2.25pm Planning & Scheduling Case study on project planning approach and challenges faced by planning professionals in the infrastructure sector. – Sandeep Chinnobaiah
2.25pm 2.45pm Planning & Scheduling Panel Q&A
12.45pm 1.10pm Project Controls The role of structured arguments in managing project risk – Katherine Eastaughffe
1.10pm 1.35pm Project Controls Maturity in Project Controls – is it getting better? – Steven Bird
1.35pm 2.00pm Project Controls What does ‘Effective’ Project Controls look like? – Paul Haylen
2.00pm 2.25pm Project Controls Using Artificial Intelligence in Planning, Scheduling & Controlling for Construction Projects – Maisara Al Rais
2.25pm 2.45pm Project Controls Panel Q&A
12.45pm 1.10pm Contract & Commercial Commercial Risk – How We Make the Complex Simple – Ross Hall
1.10pm 1.35pm Contract & Commercial The Psychology of Risk – Keith Jonson
1.35pm 2.00pm Contract & Commercial The adoption and use of the NEC suite of contracts by the Australian construction and engineering industries to improve collaborative working – Steven Evans
2.00pm 2.25pm Contract & Commercial Infrastructure Insurance Cover Options – underwriting, loss control and claims management – Ray D’Angelo
2.25pm 2.45pm Contract & Commercial Panel Q&A
3.00pm 3.30pm Afternoon Tea & Networking
3.30pm 4.30pm Panel Discussion Andrew Ferguson, Glen Love, Amina OmarovaIan Thomas
4.30pm 4.45pm Conference Close