11th Sep 2019, ICC, Sydney

About the Event

THE WORLD’S LEADING CONFERENCE ON FAÇADE DESIGN & ENGINEERING

Zak World of Façades is an International conference series on façade design & engineering having attracted over 21,144 delegates across its 61 completed editions. The conference is currently being organised in 25 countries in the Middle East (UAE, Qatar, Kuwait & Saudi Arabia), South Asia (India & Sri Lanka), South East Asia (Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam & Indonesia), East Asia (South Korea & Greater China), Africa (Kenya, Egypt, Morocco & South Africa), Europe (United Kingdom, France, Germany & Sweden), Australasia (Australia & New Zealand) and the United States of America.

This is the 68th edition globally and the 4th edition in Australia. It will witness the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to building envelopes and will also showcase latest technological solutions.

For registration visit www.facades.sydney

Speakers and Panelists

Conference Agenda

68th Edition - Zak World of Façades Australia, 11th Sep 2019, ICC, Sydney

Session - 1(09.30 - 10.35)

08.00 - 08.50

Delegate Registration

Event Convenor

08.50 - 08.55

Welcome Address

 

08.55 - 09.25

TBC

09.25 - 09.50

A New Façade Dawning - Mass Customisation with Character and Purpose

Ninotschka Titchkosky, co-CEO & Strategic Champion of Digital Innovation and Robotics, BVN

09.50 - 10.10

Digital Manufacturing and Assembly in Architecture for Parametric Design & Complex Geometry Buildings

  • Digital manufacturing with high-end technology
  • Construction method that uses digital manufacturing
  • Effort for clean and safe future construction environment
Kim Sung-Jin, CEO, Withworks

10.10 - 10.30

Advanced Interactive Dynamic Façades: Technology or Product? - Customised Australian Project Solutions

  • Technology overview, automated control systems
  • Performance - Energy efficiency, comfort, acoustics, user applications
  • Australian building applications and case studies: Why, what & how
Marc Zobec, Group Special Projects Manager, Permasteelisa Group

10.50 - 11.10

NETWORKING & TEA/COFFEE BREAK

Session - 2(11.00 - 13.00)

11.10 - 11.30

Digital, Prefabrication and Modular Construction

  • Sketching an idea to submission, CFD and how it impacts on design for a project
  • ACT… an intro to a new high performance façade
  • “Crossover” from consultants to engineers and the use of digital tools
Derek Bruce, Managing Director, Priedemann Australia

11.30 - 11.50

Complex Full-Glass Structures and Steel-Glass Structures in Asia Pacific

  • IconSiam Luxury Façades - Achieving highest standards through international collaboration
  • IconSiam Wisdom Hall - Mastering installation challenges
  • MahaNakhon Rooftop Features - Maximizing elegance by smart engineering
Adreas Geyer, Managing Director, Seele

11.50 - 12.15

TBC

12.15 - 13.00

TBC

13.00 - 13.40

Networking Lunch Break

Session - 3(13.50 - 15.40)

13.40 - 14.00

Architectural Façade - Meaning: Expression: Performance:

  • Meaning and the architectural envelope
  • Expression and Identity
  • Performance and technology
Jeremy Deale, Principal, Architectus

14.00 - 14.20

High Performance, Lightweight, Long Span Building Envelopes with ETFE

  • An introduction to projects, details, technology & advantages for ETFE façades & roofs
  • Fire, thermal, light and wind Load Performance with ETFE
  • Case study on the ETFE solution and steel structure for the Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore
Angus Macleod, Director - ANZ, Vector Foiltec

14.20 - 14.40

Presentation by Saint-Gobain Glass

14.40 - 15.00

Natural Ventilation and On-Demand Ventilation in Residential Houses & Apartments

  • The need for natural ventilation
  • The need for on-demand ventilation against moisture and CO2
Frank Goudman, Export Sales Director, Renson

15.00 - 15.20

Presentation by Kingpsan

Niall Horgan, Commercial Director BENCHMARK, Roof & Wall Panels, Kingspan

15.20 - 15.40

Condensation Management for Non-Combustible External Façades

  • Sealed fixed cassettes
  • Rear ventilated façades
  • Material selection
Andrew Pike, National Product Manager – Swisspearl, HVG Facades Roger Brooks, National Technical Manager – HVG Facades

15.40 - 16.00

Networking Tea/Coffee Break

Session - 4(16.00 - 17.45)

16.00 - 16.20

TBC

16.20 - 16.40

The Selection of Glass for Curtain Wall

  • Trends in curtain wall glass
  • Types of glass and selecting the right glass
  • Project case studies
Jianjun Yang, Chief Technical Officer, Xinyi Glass

16.40 - 17.25

PANEL DISCUSSION : Façade Landscape Evolution: Continued Improvisation of Best Practice

  • International Procurement: Procuring bespoke façades globally to suit local requirements
  • Are supply-only-contracts the way go-to?
  • Challenging the status quo: How are new players changing the façade delivery scene
  • Pre-Construction Services Appointments - Are they essential to help new players get to grips with local requirements
  • Delivering improved construction partnering "Trust, Quality & Value"
 

17.25 - 17.30

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