Program

Wednesday 20 September 2017

Immerse yourself in Project Controls with our Pre-Conference 6 half day workshops!
8am – Workshop Registration

Timing Room C4.8 Room C4.9 Room C4.10
8.30am – 12.30pm Projects: Surprises or Science? Getting Confident with Complexity
David Hodes
Ensemble Consulting
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RES Contingency Guidelines- how to calculate, allocate & control time & cost contingencies
Pedram Danesh-Mand
Risk Engineering Society
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The application of the Six Elements of Project Controls
Lance Stephenson
Aecom (Canada)
AACE International Representative
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1.15pm – 5.15pm Schedule Risk Analysis in Action
Santosh Bhat
Australasian Project Planning
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Management of Complex Construction Claims
Jim Zack
Navigant (USA)
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Augmented Reality & 4D Planning
Michael Clarke
LOGICAL Projects (UK)
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1715 -1815 Early PCC2017 Registration & Informal Welcome Drinks in Technology Hub

 

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 Chair 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| Transport|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 “Re-Inventing Project Controls”
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Ian Watt
InEight
 1130 1200 C4.8  Panel Discussion facilitated by Nolan Bear ACES
 1200  1245  C4.11 Luncheon in Technology Hub 
People Stream 1
1245-1500   Room C4.10
 Process Stream 1
1245-1500   Room C4.9
Technical Stream Host:
PMO Solutions
 Technology Stream 1
1245-1500   Room C4.8
Technical Stream Host:
ProjectAI
 1245-1315
Engineers as Leaders
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Natasa Gadzuric
College of Leadership & Management
 1245-1315
Integrated Project Controls
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Saleh Elshobokshi
Laing O’Rourke
 1245-1315
4D + Risk in augmented reality – a live demonstration of virtual design and construction using Hololens
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Pieter Rautenbach
Red Arrow
 1315-1345
Future Proofing Australia’s Project Controllers
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Lawrie Kirk
APMG International
 1315-1345
Projects as complex adaptive systems – a complexity science approach to controlling complex project risk
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Warren Black
International Center for Complex Project Management
 1315-1345
Closing the gap – advancements in real-time field reporting
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Adrian Smith
Envision
 1345-1415
Project Controls in a challenging major project environment
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Ross Hall & Troy Burton
Aurecon
 1345-1415
Probabilistic Contingency Estimation for Major Projects – schedule and cost
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Pedram Danesh-Mand
Aquenta/Jacobs
 1345-1415
Visualising performance data for programs & projects
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Jonathan Shahady
TBH
1415-1445
The Project Manager and the Cost Engineer
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Lou Vidotto
Vidotto Group
1415-1445
A global review of project cost & schedule contingence methods
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Colin Cropley
Risk Integration Management Pty Ltd
 1415-1445
Optimisation of project decision making + mitigation strategy selection
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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”?
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A/Prof Chivonne Algeo
Monash University
1600 1630 C4.8 A Dirty Little Secret: Project Controls is Not Enough
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Rod Hemassi
EcoSys
1630 1700 C4.8 Overview & facilitated discussion panel Geoff Hurst RES
1700 1830 C4.11 Official Networking in Technology Hub –       Proudly Sponsored by Edsico
1900 2300 Conference Dinner at Dockside Darling Harbour        Proudly Sponsored by tbh
 1945 After Dinner Speaker: Shankar Sankaran, UTS
“Learning about project controls from life-stories of megaproject managers.”  click

 

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 Chair
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 The New Iron Triangle – Politics, Finance and Community
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Yvonne Butler
Australian Institute of Project Management
 945 1015 C4.8 Cost overruns on public infrastructure: how to improve estimation & management costs
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Marion Terrill
The Grattan Institute
 1015  1030  C4.11 Morning Tea in Technology Hub 
 1030 1100 C4.8 Diversity in engineering and project controls Adele Eagleton
Jacobs
 1100 1130 C4.8 Do we need more audits & compliance (QA) or more professionalism (QC)? Alexia Nalewaik
AACEI President Elect
 1130 1200 C4.8  Panel Discussion facilitated by Geoff Hurst RES
 1200  1245  C4.11 Luncheon in Technology Hub 
People Stream 2
1245-1500   Room C4.10
Stream Host & Corporate Partner:
Resrodel
 Process Stream 2
1245-1500   Room C4.9
 Technology Stream 2
1245-1500   Room C4.8
Technical Stream Host:
QA Software
 1245-1315
Effort Management for Project Based Enterprises
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Alex James
Resrodel
 1245-1315
Using critical chain project management (CCPM) to deliver a high performance result
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David Hodes
Ensemble Consulting Group
 1245-1315
Independency & risk management in large portfolios
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Michael Downing
MACE Group
 1315-1345
Executive Guide to breakthrough project management
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Robert Bolton
Real Capacity
1315-1345
Transport and Main Roads Controls Framework
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Paul Schmidt
Queensland Government
 1315-1345
Ensuring Project Success with Faster, more Effective Planning Processes
Wayne Wilson
Prescience Technologyread more
 1345-1415
Cost Engineering
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Brendan Hodge
LOGIKAL Projects
 1345-1415
Fast Track Projects – The Cost/Schedule Trade-Off Dilemma: Owner’s Perspective  read more
Alberto Sanchez
RMS
 1345-1415
OSCAM
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David Garrett
DAS
1415-1445
Panel Discussion: Prove your worth in control of projects to cost and on time: the practicalities of how to get chartered in Cost Engineering
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1415-1445
Practical insights in setting up a project controls framework within a young organisation established to deliver a mega project – Westconnex  read more
Abhijnan Datta
Sydney Motorway Corporation/WestConnex
 1415-1445
Aspect3 hard dollar implementation
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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 The Most Important Word in Project Controls: Why? click Guy Barlow
Aconex
1600 1630 C4.8 So what do best practice project controls really look like?
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Enrique Ugarte
Helmsman Institute
1630 1645 C4.8 Conclusion & thank you from the National Presidents of ACES & RES Nolan Bear ACES
Geoff Hurst RES
1645 PROJECT CONTROLS 2017 CLOSE