Program

Thursday 21 September 2017

Start Finish Room Details Speaker
800 830 Foyer Conference Registration/ Coffee
830 845 C4.8 Acknowledgement of Country Greg Ewing
Engineers Australia
Welcome by ACES NSW President Steven Bird
TBH
Welcome by RES NSW President Pedram Danesh Mand
Aquenta – a Jacobs company
 845 915 C4.8 The importance of Leadership and management for the successful delivery of project outcomes Dale Connor
Lend Lease
 915 945 C4.8 Culture – the missing Project Control
how it is people that really matter and how the sponsor, deliverer and operator cultures determine project outcomes – hence Culture is the missing Project Control.
Chris Lock
Independent Advisor
Infrastructure l Transport l Advisory
945 1015 C4.8 Who needs Project Controls? Just do it! Lance Stephenson
Aecom (Canada)
AACE International Representative
 1015  1030  C4.11 Morning Tea in Technology Hub 
 1030 1100 C4.8 Digital Disruption & Project Controls. Lessons learnt by an Intrapreneur Dr Andrew T. Harris
Laing O’Rourke
1100 1130 C4.8 “Innovate or Perish”- delivering project confidence Ian Watt
InEight
 1130 1200 C4.8  Panel Discussion
 1200  1245  C4.11 Luncheon in Technology Hub 
People Stream 1
1245-1500   Room C4.8
 Process Stream 1
1245-1500   Room C4.9
 Technology Stream 1
1245-1500   Room C4.10
 1245-1315
Engineers as Leaders more
Natasa Gadzuric
Sustainable People Solutions
 1245-1315
Integrated Project Controls more
Saleh Elshobokshi
Laing O’Rourke
 1245-1315
4D + Risk in augmented reality – a live demonstration of virtual design and construction using Hololens more
Pieter Rautenbach
Red Arrow
 1315-1345
Future Proofing Australia’s Project Controllers more
Lawrie Kirk
APMG International
 1315-1345
Projects as complex adaptive systems – a complexity science approach to controlling complex project risk more
Warren Black
QUT
 1315-1345
Closing the gap – advancements in real-time field reporting more
Adrian Smith
Envison
 1345-1415
Project Controls in a challenging major project environment more
Ross Hall & Troy Burton
Aurecon
 1345-1415
Cost contingency determination during major projects business case development more
Pedram Danesh-Mand
Aquenta/Jacobs
 1345-1415
Visualising performance data for programs & projects more
Jonathan Shahady
TBH
1415-1445
The Project Manager and the Cost Engineer more
Lou Vidotto
Vidotto Group
1415-1445
A global review of project cost & schedule contingence methods more
Colin Cropley
Risk Integration Management Pty Ltd
 1415-1445
Optimisation of project decision making + mitigation strategy selection more
Rishi Prabhakar
Palisade
 1445-1500 Stream Panel Q&A  1445-1500 Stream Panel Q&A 1445-1500 Stream Panel Q&A
1500 1530 C4.11 Afternoon Tea in Technology Hub
1530 1600 C4.8 How much project control is too much: the case for and against “Interference”? A/Prof Chivonne Algeo
Monash University
1600 1630 C4.8 Best practices in project controls and governance Rod Hemassi
Ecosys
1630 1700 C4.8 Overview & facilitated discussion panel Geoff Hurst RES
1700 1800 C4.11 Networking in Technology Hub
1900 2300 Conference Dinner at Dockside Darling Harbour

Friday 22 September 2017

Start Finish Room Details Speaker
800 830 Foyer Conference Registration/ Coffee
 830 845 C4.8 Day 1 Summary by ACES NSW President
and RES NSW President
Stephen Bird
TBH
Pedram Danesh-Mand
Aquenta – a Jacobs company
 845 915 C4.8 Welcome & Government Prospective Mehreen Faruqi MP
NSW Greens
 915 945 C4.8 tbc Yvonne Butler
Australian Institute of Project Management
 945 1015 C4.8 Cost overruns on public infrastructure: how to improve estimation & management costs more Marion Terrill
The Grattan Institute
 1015  1030  C4.11 Morning Tea in Technology Hub 
 1030 1100 C4.8 Diversity in engineering and project controls Patrick Hill
Aquenta – a Jacobs Company
 1100 1130 C4.8 Do we need more audits & compliance (QA) or more professionalism (QC)? Alexia Nalewaik
QS Requin
 1130 1200 C4.8  Panel Discussion
 1200  1245  C4.11 Luncheon in Technology Hub 
People Stream 2
1245-1500   Room C4.8
 Process Stream 2
1245-1500   Room C4.9
 Technology Stream 2
1245-1500   Room C4.10
 1245-1315
The (mis)-interpretation of project data
Sridhar Ernakulam
Turner and Townsend Australia
 1245-1315
Using critical chain project management (CCPM) to deliver a high performance result more
David Hodes
Ensemble Consulting Group
 1245-1315
Independency & risk management in large portfolios more
Michael Downing
MACE Group
 1315-1345
Executive Guide to breakthrough project management more
Robert Bolton
Real Capacity
1315-1345
Improving productivity, value for money & delivery performance  more
Paul Schmidt
Queensland Government
 1315-1345
Measuring success with predictive analytics model more
Kaveh Kia
Upstream Integrated Systems
 1345-1415
Cost Engineering  more
Adrian Predoi
LogiKal Projects
 1345-1415
Reviewing a baseline schedule more
Devendra Chhangani
WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
 1345-1415
OSCAM  more
David Garrett
DAS
1415-1445
The management challenges of building a World Cup stadium in the Amazon more
Aldo Mattos
Aldo Mattos Consultancy
1415-1445
Design phase control frameworks more
Colin Browne
Metropolis Advisory
 1415-1445
Aspect3 hard dollar implementation  more
Kylie Dwyer
Aurizon
 1445-1500 Stream Panel Q&A  1445-1500 Stream Panel Q&A 1445-1500 Stream Panel Q&A
1500 1530 C4.11 Afternoon Tea in Technology Hub
1530 1600 C4.8 Using data to predict the future Rob Phillpot
Aconex
1600 1630 C4.8 So what do best practice project controls really look like? Enrique Ugarte
Helmsman Institute
1630 1645 C4.8 Conclusion & thank you from the National Presidents of ACES & RES Nolan Bear ACES
Geoff Hurst RES
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