2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit

14-15 July 2020
Melbourne, Australia

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WHY JOIN US Why Attend?

Solution-focused roundtable discussion sessions discussing common errors, innovation and mitigation of risks

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Highly interactive, involving all stakeholders from Regulators, Developers, Owners, Designers, Contractors, Manufacturer, Insurers & Lawyers to address the ambiguities in policies & standards with poor enforcements

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The most UpToDate information on the insurance crisis

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State Panel Discussion Session involving senior professionals from NSW, VIC, QLD discussing the varying responses to the cladding issue

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Case Study on comparisons between the NSW's First Cladding Decision vs the Lacrosse Judgement and “what-could-be” in QLD.

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Event Overview

Disaster is often the catalyst for change to bring learning and awareness across the industry. The 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London, and the 2014 Lacrosse Tower fire in Melbourne are examples of that. It has sprung government bodies and associations to work on specific measures to address the fire safety risks associated with external wall cladding in buildings.

As a result, Several States have started taking action to address the widespread use of flammable building cladding in high-rise constructions.

On 23 October 2019, the (QBCC) Queensland Building and Construction Commission on issued a statement on “combustible cladding ban now in effect in Queensland”. This is a ban on expanded polystyrene products used in any external wall insulation and finish (rendered) system on class 2 – 9 buildings of type A or B construction.

Ensuring a safe and robust project delivery in a growing complex industry requires engagement from all of us as we work with Government towards a brighter future.

Corpolinx, therefore, is now hosting the 2nd Annual Fire Safety and Cladding Summit, scheduled for 17-18 March 2020. The event is designed to bring together fire and construction industry mainly focus in fire safety practice, engineering and risk management involved in cladding by exclusive networking sessions, professional and interactive panel discussions as well as topical case studies addressing the challenges faced and to assess solutions and services in this space to help achieve business outcomes.

WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU? Sponsors

Corpolinx Fire Safety & Safety& Cladding Summit Series has garnered the reputation of bringing together the movers and shakers of the safe buildings supply chain fraternity.

From industry regulators to senior level decision makers to practitioners, the conference gives your business the perfect platform to:

  1. Educate the market and raise awareness on your product and its offerings
  2. Keep abreast with the latest developments in this legislative landscape
  3. Establish yourself as a preferred partner provider to an audience that is hungry for solutions

When you partner with Corpolinx events, you can be sure that you are being delivered an organic audience that is spending to attend to seek knowledge and market solutions. Unlike competitive events, Corpolinx never “guests” to portray inflated delegate numbers that may or may not be relevant.

Sponsors can be sure that their brand will be seen at a well-received event that is handled by Corpolinx’s incredibly professional and experienced team working round the clock tracking industry news for latest content; inviting guru speakers; and thoroughly researching delegate profiles that receive our targeted marketing messages at spaced intervals.

Corpolinx will only sell to believers. We will never push to sell to you, and will only encourage your involvement if YOU can see the value in being involved.

Please request the event Post Show Report to get a more in depth look at the make-up and details of the previous shows.

Please ring Maliha on 0467023502 or email maliha@corpolinx.com today to discuss how we can work together towards a winning partnership.

Early Confirmed Speakers

Ted Simmonds

Director NCBP & Safer Buildings
Queensland Building and Construction Commission

Dr. Jonathan Barnett

Managing Director
Basic Expert Pty Ltd

Nick Beswick

Product Leader
Professional Indemnity AXA XL

Dr Martyn S. McLaggan

Research Fellow
Co-ordinator of Material Library of Cladding Materials, University of Queensland

Melissa Herrmann

Industry Engagement Manager
Fairview Architectural

David Leggatt

Principal
Coterminous Legal

Michael Stuckings

Operations Chief Engineer
FM Global

Bradley Halliday

Product Manager
Fairview Architectural

Mark Kahler

Director - Community Infrastructure Branch
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

Marie-Louise Scarf

Senior Associate
Holding Redlich

Petrina Macpherson

Senior Associate
Minter Ellison

Jenny Han

Lead Fire Engineer QNT
AECOM

Dirk van der Walt

Senior Fire Engineer
Sotera Fire and Risk Engineering

Craig Mills

Senior Fire Safety Engineer
RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd

Dr. Cristian Maluk

Senior Lecturer
School of Civil Engineering The University of Queensland

Michael Moran

Director
Philip Chun

Sam Rigby

National Manager Emergency Planning
Hendry

Past Key Speakers

The Hon. Ted Baillieu

Former Victorian Premier & Current Co-Chair
Victorian Government’s Cladding Task Force

Natasha Stojanovich

Partner
Lander & Rogers

Fonda Zahopoulos

Director
Gallagher Jeffs

Professor Guan Yeoh

UNSW
Australia

Ms. Sue Eddy

CEO
VBA

Volker Raedel

General Manager
CASA Systems

Nicola Grayson

CEO
Consult Australia

Jeanette Barbaro

Partner
MinterEllison

Dr. Kate Nguyen

Senior Lecturer & ARC DECRA Fellow
RMIT University

Charles Fortin

Managing Director
CM+A

John Tansey

Executive Director, Regulatory Policy
NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

Charles Thornley

Partner
Lander & Rogers Lawyers

The Hon. John Graham, MLC

Member
Legislative Council

Aaron Hemsley

Director Building Policy Program and Governance
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Victoria

Wayne Liddy

Director
Gardner Group

Craig Mills

Senior Fire Safety Engineer
RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd

Ashley How

Technical Manager
Fairview Architectural

Brett Bassett

Commissioner
Queensland Building and Construction Code (QBCC)

MP David Shoebridge

MP
NSW Greens

Andy Dean

Head of Facades
Middle East, WSP

Blair Stratton

Manager – Major Projects
RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd

Sam Hogg

Senior Project Manager
Gallagher Jeffs

Alex Webb

Group Leader
CSIRO Infrastructure Technologies

Dr Simon Lockrey

Senior Lecturer
Industrial Design RMIT University

Luke Exell

Deputy Head
Victorian Building Authority (VBA) State-wide Cladding Audit

Dr. Kate Nguyen

Senior Lecturer & ARC DECRA Fellow
RMIT University

Pelle Zetterström

Technical Director
Olsson Fire & Risk

Dr Nicole Johnston

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin Business School

Professor Guan Yeoh

UNSW
Australia

Kim Lovegrove

Consultant Lawyer
Lovegrove & Cotton

Nathan White

Fire Engineering Team Leader
Infrastructure Technologies and Testing Services CSIRO

Craig Carpenter

Assistant Director General
Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works

Dr Giorgio Marfella

Lecturer in Construction Management and Architecture
Melbourne School of Design, Faculty of Architecture

Ashley How

Technical Manager
Fairview Architectural

Peter Hofstetter

Director/Senior Building Certifier
Certis Group

Blair Stratton

Manager – Major Projects
RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd

James Thomson

Senior Adviser
Standards and Regulation Ai Group

Phil Dwyer

National President
Builders Collective of Australia

Dr Trivess Moore

Lecturer School of Property - Construction and Project Management
RMIT University

Steven Baxas

Municipal Building Surveyor
City of Melbourne

Hank Van Ravenstein

Principal
LCI Consultants

Christina Knorr

Director / Accredited Fire Safety Engineer
CJK Fire & Safety Pty Ltd

Victoria Blidman

Barrister
Victorian Bar

Charles Fortin

Managing Director
CM+A

Lisa Mitchell

FL Major Loss Examiner and Construction Claims Specialist
AIG

Darren Pavic

Broking Manager
Bovill Risk & Insurance Consultants (BRIC)

Ari Akritidis

Managing Director
Akritidis Group Building Consultants

Past Key Speakers

The Hon. Ted Baillieu

Former Victorian Premier & Current Co-Chair
Victorian Government’s Cladding Task Force

The Hon. John Graham, MLC

Member
Legislative Council

MP David Shoebridge

MP
NSW Greens

Aaron Hemsley

Director Building Policy Program and Governance
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Victoria

Natasha Stojanovich

Partner
Lander & Rogers

Nicola Grayson

CEO
Consult Australia

Andy Dean

Head of Facades
Middle East, WSP

Wayne Liddy

Director
Gardner Group

Fonda Zahopoulos

Director
Gallagher Jeffs

Jeanette Barbaro

Partner
MinterEllison

Professor Guan Yeoh

UNSW
Australia

Blair Stratton

Manager – Major Projects
RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd

Jamie Vistnes

Manager - Fire Safety Policy Unit
Fire and Rescue NSW

Dr. Kate Nguyen

Senior Lecturer & ARC DECRA Fellow
RMIT University

Nathan White

Fire Engineering Team Leader
Infrastructure Technologies and Testing Services CSIRO

Sam Hogg

Senior Project Manager
Gallagher Jeffs

Ms. Sue Eddy

CEO
VBA

Charles Fortin

Managing Director
CM+A

Brett Bassett

Commissioner
Queensland Building and Construction Code (QBCC)

Alex Webb

Group Leader
CSIRO Infrastructure Technologies

Volker Raedel

General Manager
CASA Systems

John Tansey

Executive Director, Regulatory Policy
NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

Hank Van Ravenstein

Principal
LCI Consultants

Dr Simon Lockrey

Senior Lecturer
Industrial Design RMIT University

Dr. Kate Nguyen

Senior Lecturer & ARC DECRA Fellow
RMIT University

Luke Exell

Deputy Head
Victorian Building Authority (VBA) State-wide Cladding Audit

Pelle Zetterström

Technical Director
Olsson Fire & Risk

Dr Nicole Johnston

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin Business School

Kim Lovegrove

Consultant Lawyer
Lovegrove & Cotton

Christina Knorr

Director / Accredited Fire Safety Engineer
CJK Fire & Safety Pty Ltd

Lisa Mitchell

FL Major Loss Examiner and Construction Claims Specialist
AIG

Craig Carpenter

Assistant Director General
Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works

Dr Giorgio Marfella

Lecturer in Construction Management and Architecture
Melbourne School of Design, Faculty of Architecture

Peter Hofstetter

Director/Senior Building Certifier
Certis Group

James Thomson

Senior Adviser
Standards and Regulation Ai Group

Phil Dwyer

National President
Builders Collective of Australia

Victoria Blidman

Barrister
Victorian Bar

Ashley How

Technical Manager
Fairview Architectural

Darren Pavic

Broking Manager
Bovill Risk & Insurance Consultants (BRIC)

Ari Akritidis

Managing Director
Akritidis Group Building Consultants

Steven Baxas

Municipal Building Surveyor
City of Melbourne

Dr Trivess Moore

Lecturer School of Property - Construction and Project Management
RMIT University

Charles Thornley

Partner
Lander & Rogers Lawyers

WHO BENEFITS MORE Who should attend?

  • Government and industry regulatory bodies and associations
  • Building owners and asset managers
  • Developers and construction companies
  • Fire and rescue services
  • Certifiers, accreditors and surveyors

Attendees

  • Building material importers and suppliers
  • Designers and architects
  • Insurers, lawyers and strata bodies
  • Fire safety and risk officials, engineers and technical managers
  • Fire protection companies and solution providers

EVENT OUTCOMES Key Takeaways

  • Better protect residents and civilians from Non-Conforming Building Product-related incident
  • Learn to protect existing buildings by implementing best practises for fire safety
  • Hear about the latest in the varying insurance responses to the cladding issue from Professional Indemnity Response to the testing of ACP Exclusion Clauses in a Legal Context
  • Protect yourself and your business with up-to-date information on Cladding Litigation Trends & Liability Risks.
  • New design approaches to ensure quality and safety without affecting cost

Don't Just Take Our Words See, What Attendees Say!

Great event! Industry leading speakers. Informative and current.

Steven Baxas, Municipal Building Surveyor, City of Melbourne

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-09-13T17:08:27+10:00

Steven Baxas, Municipal Building Surveyor, City of Melbourne

A great range of speakers and topics. I look forward to the next one.

Natasha Stojanovich, Special Counsel, Lander & Rogers

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:56:07+10:00

Natasha Stojanovich, Special Counsel, Lander & Rogers

Highly informative and a must for any building industry professional

Simon Fletcher, Fire Safety Consultant, Red Fire Engineers

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:58:49+10:00

Simon Fletcher, Fire Safety Consultant, Red Fire Engineers

Another fantastic conference from Corpolinx!

Blair Stratton, Manager – Victoria, RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T10:00:16+10:00

Blair Stratton, Manager – Victoria, RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd

Great gathering of key experts and practitioners.

Stephen Kip, Fire Safety Engineer & Building Regulation Consultant, Skip Consulting

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-09-13T17:05:29+10:00

Stephen Kip, Fire Safety Engineer & Building Regulation Consultant, Skip Consulting

Very informative conference with a wide range of presentations.

Bruce Smith - Fire Services Engineer, Cundall

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:52:47+10:00

Bruce Smith - Fire Services Engineer, Cundall

Another great Corpolinx event!

Blair Stratton, Manager – Major Projects, RED Fire Engineers

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-09-13T17:09:37+10:00

Blair Stratton, Manager – Major Projects, RED Fire Engineers

It was great!

Ben Wallis - Sales Director, Blue Chip Group

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:52:11+10:00

Ben Wallis - Sales Director, Blue Chip Group

Marvellous conference! All building practitioners, owners, insurers, and anyone with an interest in the building cladding safety should attend this conference.

Blair Stratton, Manager – Major Projects, Associate Director, Red Fire Engineers

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:54:45+10:00

Blair Stratton, Manager – Major Projects, Associate Director, Red Fire Engineers

Very informative and comprehensive.

Bruce McKenzie, National Manager Commercial Services & Major Projects, Sergon Building Consultants

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:55:17+10:00

Bruce McKenzie, National Manager Commercial Services & Major Projects, Sergon Building Consultants

This event had experts from all parts of the building industry. The networking opportunity was excellent!

Douglas White - Business Development Manager, Johnson Controls

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:57:12+10:00

Douglas White - Business Development Manager, Johnson Controls

Great event! Very informative.

Eoghan Pierce - Specifications Manager, Kingspan Insulated Panels

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:56:39+10:00

Eoghan Pierce - Specifications Manager, Kingspan Insulated Panels

I found the Fire Safety & Cladding Summit held by Corpolinx to be very valuable and uplifting; with expert presenters and friendly environment for group discussions. Thanks to Corpolinx group and all presenters!

Sophie Fekri - Senior Structural/Façade Engineer, Pendyala Consulting

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:49:15+10:00

Sophie Fekri - Senior Structural/Façade Engineer, Pendyala Consulting

Great line-up of industry greats

Pelle Zetterstrom, Technical Director, GHD

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:59:16+10:00

Pelle Zetterstrom, Technical Director, GHD

The Corpolinx Fire Safety & Cladding Summit is an essential event for the industry to understand technical issues, solutions, and to understand where all state governments fit. Very helpful!

Nic Cox - Director, Focus Alliance Pty Ltd

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:59:50+10:00

Nic Cox - Director, Focus Alliance Pty Ltd

I have been to a few of conferences on this theme and this was by far the best one I attended. Holistic approach to fire safety and cladding issues in buildings

John Bordigan, Municipal Building Surveyor, City of Port Phillip

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:53:15+10:00

John Bordigan, Municipal Building Surveyor, City of Port Phillip

Highly relevant and up-to-date.

Brad Malcolm, Project Manager, Johnstaff

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-09-13T16:58:06+10:00

Brad Malcolm, Project Manager, Johnstaff

Very informative presentations from industry experts on the ground.

Gareth Gamble - Architectural Technologist ACIAT and Technical Author, NBS

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:50:09+10:00

Gareth Gamble - Architectural Technologist ACIAT and Technical Author, NBS

Really interesting summit!

Sam Ciccia, Senior Project Manager, Shape Group

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:48:28+10:00

Sam Ciccia, Senior Project Manager, Shape Group

Excellent conference in regards to the issue of combustible cladding on buildings.

Steve Parrott, Manager Technical Assessments, Cumberland Council

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:55:45+10:00

Steve Parrott, Manager Technical Assessments, Cumberland Council

Very Informative!

Brendan Sim, Project Officer, Cromwell Property Group

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-09-13T17:06:25+10:00

Brendan Sim, Project Officer, Cromwell Property Group

The Summit was very insightful and provided a great insight on where the industry has reached on dealing with existing buildings containing ACP and what the future is likely to hold

Vic Lilli, Director - Vic Lilli & Partners

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T09:58:22+10:00

Vic Lilli, Director - Vic Lilli & Partners

The Summit provided an invaluable insight into an issue that is quickly becoming a crisis in the building industry.

Mark Norris, Operations Manager-Building QLD & PNG, CBP Contractors

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-09-13T17:09:02+10:00

Mark Norris, Operations Manager-Building QLD & PNG, CBP Contractors

Good cross-section of speakers who gave insights into the complexities of the issue

John Wilson, Manager Building Surveying, Queensland Department of Housing & Public Works

2nd Annual Fire Safety & Cladding Summit
2019-03-25T10:00:44+10:00

John Wilson, Manager Building Surveying, Queensland Department of Housing & Public Works

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