Program

In lieu of traditional speaker gifts, CMIC16 will be making a contribution to Mates in Construction, Australia:

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Please note: Program is subject to change.

Day 1 Wednesday, 26 October 2016
1000 – 1700 Industry Innovation Day
Exhibition Bays 11 & 12, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Featuring a dedicated full-day exhibition with technical industry presentations, providing increased opportunity and value for local day visitors from across the industry at a very affordable price.
1800 – 2100 Hitachi Welcome Reception
Rivers Edge Events, World Trade Centre, Level 1, 18-38 Siddeley Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia

 

Day 2 Thursday, 27 October 2016
0730 – 1730 CMIC16 Registration and Exhibition
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf VIC 3006
0830 – 0945 SESSION 1 – OPENING PLENARY
0830 – 0845 Conference Open and Welcome
Duncan Harris, CMIC16 Chairman
0845 – 0900 Opening Address
Hon Luke Donnellan MP, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Minister for Ports
0900 – 0945 Opening Keynote Address
Mark Campbell, Chief Executive Officer, Holcim Australia and New Zealand
0945 – 1030 Morning Tea
1030 – 1230 SESSION 2 – CAPABILITY AND INNOVATION: THE STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENT

Proudly sponsored by Société Le Nickel – SLN

 Société Le Nickel - SLN

1030 – 1115 Future Economic Challenges for Australia and for the Construction Sector
Saul Eslake, Economist
1115 – 1145 Megatrends
Dr George Quezada, Urban Research Projects, CSIRO
1145 – 1215 What is Innovation Capability and Why is it Important?
Allan Ryan, Managing Director, Managed Innovation International Pty Ltd
1215 – 1225 Panel Q&A
Facilitator: Ellen Fanning
1225 – 1230 Awards Presentation: Alex Northover Award
Presented by: Dave Cilento
1230 – 1330 Lunch
 1330 – 1515 SESSION 3 – HOW CUSTOMERS CAN DRIVE INNOVATION
 1330 – 1400 Global Development in the Aggregates Industry
Ken Slattery, CEO, Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia
 1400 – 1430 The Customer Involvement
Simon Thomas, Program Director Inland Rail, Australian Rail Track Corporation
 1430 – 1500 Why the Construction Industry Needs to Innovate
Peter Wilkinson, Director Development & Delivery, Melbourne Metro Rail Authority
1500 – 1510 Panel Q&A
Facilitator: Ellen Fanning
1510 – 1515 Awards Presentation: Metso Minerals Excellence in Crushing and Screening Award
Presented by: Shaun Fanning
1515 – 1545 Afternoon Tea
1545 – 1730 SESSION 4 – LEVERAGING HUMAN CAPITAL TO IMPROVE CAPABILITY
1545 – 1615 Leading the Future Workforce
Avril Henry, Managing Director, Avril Henry and Associates
1615 – 1635 Australia’s Workplace Health and Safety, Business Productivity and Sustainability
Professor Peter Gahan, Centre for Workplace Leadership, University of Melbourne
1635 – 1705 The Story of the Barangaroo Skills Exchange
Ro Coroneos, Manager, Community and Social Strategy Barangaroo South, Lend Lease
1705 – 1715 Smart Quarrying
Paul Sutton, General Manager, The Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA)
1715 – 1730 Panel Q&A
Facilitator: Ellen Fanning
1900 – 2300 Komatsu Gala Dinner
National Gallery of Victoria
180 St Kilda Road,
Melbourne VIC 3006
Komatsu Australia

 

Day 3 Friday, 28 October 2016
0800 – 1500 CMIC16 Registration and Exhibition
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf VIC 3006
0900 – 1045 SESSION 5 – POLITICAL AND SOCIAL CHANGE DRIVING CAPABILITY AND INNOVATION
0900 – 0930 Political Turbulence and Uncertainty
Barrie Cassidy, Insiders ABC
0930 – 1000 Emerging Trends Facing Our Industry
Ross Dawson, Founding Chairman, Future Exploration Network
1000 – 1030 Demographic Changes Impacting on Our Industry
Dr Andrew Wilson, Domain
1030 – 1040 Panel Q&A
Facilitator: Ellen Fanning
1040 – 1045 Awards Presentation: IQA Gold Hard Hat for Site Safety Award
Presented by: John Mitas
1045 – 1100 Morning Tea
1100 – 1225 SESSION 6 – TECHNOLOGY DISRUPTION UNLOCKING CAPABILITY AND INNOVATION
1100 – 1130 Trends and Innovations in Digital Technology
Peter Williams
1130 – 1200 The Internet of Things: Implications for the Australian Construction Materials Industry
Stuart Corner, Editor, iotaustralia.org.au
1200 – 1210 Panel Q&A
Facilitator: Ellen Fanning
1210 – 1215 Awards Presentation: Retracom Sydenham Hill Industry Award
Presented by: Clayton Hill
1215 – 1225 Conference Close
John Mitas, President, The Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA)
1230 – 1500 Caterpillar Business Leaders Lunch Forum
Capability and Innovation in Our Industry: The Challenges for Today and Opportunities for Tomorrow

This forum will feature high profile speakers and provide an opportunity for delegates and a broader industry audience to reflect on contemporary capability and innovation challenges for business and the Australian economy.

Award Presentation: Caterpillar Continuous Improvement Award
Presented by: Ranil Tennakoon, Sales and Marketing Manager – Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, Caterpillar
Caterpillar

Brett Haskins, Asia Pacific Regional Manager, Caterpillar Safety Service

Daniel Mulino, Parliamentary Secretary for Treasury & Finance

Hon Wade Noonan MP, Minister for Industry and Employment, Minister for Resources

Innovation and Capability: Perspectives from the Construction Industry
David Saxelby, Immediate Past President of Australian Constructors Association

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