Renovate & future proof government buildings to become compliant to changing building ratings & create Green Star facilities
Conference Date
31st July & 1st August 2018
Location
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney
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Day 1 - Tuesday 31st July, 2018

8:00
Registration, coffee & networking
8:30
Welcome remarks from the Chair
Shane Walden
Manager Facilities & Open Space
Wyndham City Council
Extend the life of your assets through innovative facility & asset management practices
8:40
What are the substantive changes happening to the facility management sector
  • Where will facility management be in the next 10 years and what has changed in the previous 10
  • Unpacking the trends in the outsourcing of facility management
  • How to bring innovative practice into local government
Nicholas Burt
Chief Executive Officer
Facility Management Association of Australia
9:20
How to manage a growing facility portfolio & consider whole of life costs by planning their provision, design & operations
  • Designing new buildings for long-term facility management – functionality, amenity and affordability
  • Understanding what inhibits and impacts on the performance of facilities
  • Strategies in planning and operations to release value and improve the performance of facilities
Shane Walden
Manager Facilities & Open Space
Wyndham City Council
10:00
SPEED NETWORKING

In this interactive session you will have the opportunity to meet attendees in short 60 second bursts, exchange business cards and set up valuable conversations for the rest of the event

10:30
Morning tea & networking
Implementing new technologies to improve building performance
11:00
ECOSAVE WORKSHOP
  • Urgency, the ‘Energy Trilemma’  – what is the ‘missing link’ in the national debate on energy policy; the role and importance of energy efficiency for Local Government.
  • Confirming your key business drivers, opportunities, obstacles, accountability, risks and priorities – identify the compelling event
  • How to build a robust business case for best value investment in energy efficiency; developing a best practice approach to energy efficiency for guaranteed sustainability outcomes
John Harriott
Group Managing Director
Ecosave Australia & New Zealand
12:00
Developing a long term approach to the asset management of different facilities
  • Identifying what technologies can aid your approach to property management
  • Identifying what your priority fix is
  • How to manage a diverse portfolio of staff
Richard Donald
Manager, Maintenance & Technical Services
University of South Australia
12:40
Networking lunch
1:40
Data and Demand Management: Employing data and analytics to drive the greatest value from energy investments
  • Using data and analytics to make the case for investment
  • Developing a fit-for-purpose energy strategy to maximise on output and expenditure
  • Determining the best fit deliverable/s for positive energy outcomes
Martin Becker
General Manager of Sales and Business Development - Energy Solutions
ERM Business Energy
2:10
PANEL DISCUSSION: What is stopping local government from embracing innovation & new practices in facility management?
Nicholas Burt
Chief Executive Officer
Facility Management Association of Australia
Dr Carl Hopley
Facilities Controller CBD Assets
Wollongong City Council
Richard Donald
Manager, Maintenance & Technical Services
University of South Australia
2:50
Afternoon Tea & Networking
3:20
Installing modern security systems across council assets
  • How have our security systems reduced crime rates
  • Understand how to source, scope and purchase the right systems for your buildings
  • Understanding the laws security systems and its impact on you
Wayne Braysford
CCTV Technical Officer
Logan City Council
Developing a strategy for public bathrooms
4:00
Developing & delivering a sustainable plan for public bathrooms
  • Getting a multi-functional asset through a collaboration across council
  • Bench marking to identify best practice and prioritising upgrades
  • Designing facilities for ease of maintenance
  • Implementing new technologies to reduce operational costs
David Petrie
Coordinator Public Domain Planning
Inner West Council
4:40
Closing remarks from the Chair & close of day one

Day 2 - Wednesday 1st August, 2018

8:30
Welcome, coffee & networking
9:00
Welcome remarks from the Chair
Shane Walden
Manager Facilities & Open Space
Wyndham City Council
Creating carbon neutral council buildings
9:10
KEYNOTE: Turning the Sydney Opera House into a 4 star green building
  • Identifying the most cost effect solutions for your large scale buildings
  • Thinking alternative impactful solutions: Green cleaning, engaging users, waste management and building management solutions
Ian Cashen
Director, Building
Sydney Opera House
9:50
Upgrading ageing buildings with a focus on performance
  • Developing a sustainable building strategy
  • Case studies: Administration Building, Beaton Park Leisure Centre – Refurbishment, Photovoltaic installation,  Green cleaning and utilities footprint tool
Dr Carl Hopley
Facilities Controller CBD Assets
Wollongong City Council
10:30
Best Value Performance Improvements: Exploring the value proposition of various energy efficiency initiatives to deliver high performing assets and long-term sustainability
  • Optimising HVAC
  • LED Lighting & Solar PV
  • Understanding Green Star Performance
  • Getting to Net Zero
Delian Mills
Business Development Manager
Conservia
Kevin Moore
Business Development Manager
Conservia
11:00
Morning tea & networking
11:30
How to create green heritage listed building at Adelaide Town Hall
  • Developing a Carbon Neutral Action Plan and a Green City Programme
  • Understanding your priority spend for energy efficient buildings
  • Sourcing and integrating environmental technologies: LED & HVAC
Maria Zotti
Manager of Sustainability Policy
City of Adelaide
12:10
PANEL DISCUSSION: What new processes & technologies can help councils improve their operational capacity & reduce their expenditure?
  • Disability legislation
  • Energy efficiency
  • green infrastructure
  • Water efficiency
Maria Zotti
Manager of Sustainability Policy
City of Adelaide
Nicole Sullivan
Senior Manager - Green Star Solutions
Green Building Council of Australia
Modernising & renovating aquatic centres
12:50
Beyond compliance – achieving sustainable outcomes

Local government manages a diverse portfolio of buildings including office blocks, halls, community centres, aquatic centres and libraries.  These are built to comply with all relevant codes and standards at the time of development and possibly some minimum energy, water and waste performance standards.

This presentation will highlight examples of local government leading the way to achieve portfolios that are sustainably built, maintained and operated.

Mary O’Neill
Team Leader - BASIX Division, Policy and Strategy
Department of Planning & Environment NSW
Felicity Greenway
Executive Director, Resource Policy and Reform Implementation
NSW Department of Planning and Environment
1:30
Networking lunch
2:30
GROUP ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Attendees will work in groups to discuss conference case studies, what they are going to implement back at their organisation and problems that still need to be discussed

Installing CCTV & access control systems at council
3:10
Establishing security systems & CCTV at different facilities
  • Understanding the governance and legal ramifications of installing cameras
  • Maintaining and protecting the rights of the public when positioning cameras
  • Developing internal guidelines for staff for correct use of CCTV
Greg Martin
Systems Manager, Security & Emergency Management
City of Sydney
3:50
Closing remarks from the Chair & close Conference with afternoon tea & networking
Workshop A: How to develop a cost effective long term facility management plan
Monday 30th July 2018, 5.00pm – 8:00pm

The Workshop

Council’s built assets have differing needs and deterioration rates, they require specialist knowledge in order to maintain them to a high level that local populace’s now desire.

This workshop is designed to open councils to new and improved facility management practices that other sectors are currently utilizing to help council’s better understand their different built assets.

What you will take away by attending

  • Understand where different assets sit within your portfolio based on service currently delivered
  • Understand the requirements of different building and what impacts their condition degradation
  • Learn about different compliance issues and solutions to new building codes i.e. disability access, fire protection
  • How to determine intervention prioritisation
  • How to get best bang for buck on your facility management plan

* Refreshments & dinner provided

Price: $399 + GST

Richard Donald
Manager, Maintenance & Technical Services
University of South Australia
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Key Speakers

Nicholas Burt
Chief Executive Officer
Facility Management Association of Australia
Dr Carl Hopley
Facilities Controller CBD Assets
Wollongong City Council
Ian Cashen
Director, Building
Sydney Opera House
Greg Martin
Systems Manager, Security & Emergency Management
City of Sydney