Sydney (FSC) 2018-11-15T10:33:51+00:00

Fire Safety and Cladding

Disaster is often the catalyst for change to bring learning and awareness across the industry, The Grenfell Tower fire, London, Lacrosse Tower fire, Australia 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 Victoria, a special taskforce was created to make Victorian buildings safer. The taskforce concluded nearly1,400 Victorian buildings could be at risk with combustible cladding. That is 1400 buildings too many.

Corpolinx, therefore, is hosting the Fire Safety and Cladding Conference scheduled for 21-22 August in Melbourne, Australia. The event has been 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.

Event Features:

  • Highly interactive summits involving all stakeholders involving all stakeholders

  • Focus on on-ground implementation of policies and standards

  • Panel on who will bear the cost of rectification

  • Open Discussion on adopting new technologies and mitigating Risks

Key Takeaway:

  • Better protect residents and civilians from Non-Conforming Building Product-related incidents

  • Learn to protect existing buildings by implementing best practises for fire safety

  • Risk mitigation through BIM and Parametric Modelling

  • New design approaches to ensure quality and safety without affecting cost Translate policies into practises

Associate Sponsor.

CASA Systems, part of the AROCA Group of companies and incorporating Craft Metals with a long standing expertise of European roofing and façade applications in non-ferrous metals, have served the Australian market for 25 years.

Known for their highly innovated and creative organisation, coupled with Swiss and German backgrounds, CASA Systems work closely at all levels of a project to create bespoke solutions and customised designs.  They specialise in total envelope solutions and custom made perforations. From the initial concept through to completion, they work with architects, builders, suppliers and installers to ensure we are on hand to help with every detail. This means a result that is aesthetically impressive, satisfying structural requirements in expert time.

Everything they do, from concept design to implementation, is design-led and underpinned by technical expertise and experience. Delivering high end design, CASA Systems transform ideas into achievable solutions. CASA has been behind some of the most important architectural works of Australia. Award-winning projects include:

  • Audi Terminal – Australia and Worldwide
  • The Brewery – Central Park
  • Reflective Pavilion – National Arboretum Canberra
  • Barangaroo – Sydney
  • Cross City Tunnel – Sydney

Speakers.

Dr. Jonathan Barnett
Dr. Jonathan BarnettManaging Director - Basic Expert Pty Ltd
Charles Thornley
Charles ThornleyPartner Lander & Rogers Lawyers
Charles Fortin
Charles FortinManaging Director CM+A
Blair Stratton
Blair StrattonManager – Major Projects RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd
Volker Raedel
Volker RaedelGeneral Manager - CASA Systems
Pelle Zetterström
Pelle Zetterström Technical Director - Olsson Fire & Risk
Professor Guan Yeoh
Professor Guan YeohUNSW Australia
Nathan White
Nathan White Fire Engineering Team Leader | Infrastructure Technologies and Testing Services CSIRO
James Thomson
James ThomsonSenior Adviser - Standards and Regulation Ai Group
Craig Carpenter
Craig CarpenterAssistant Director General – Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works
Dr. Kate Nguyen
Dr. Kate NguyenLeader of Innovative Fire Engineering Group, The University of Melbourne
Luke Exell
Luke ExellDeputy-Head of the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) State-wide Cladding Audit
Natasha Stojanovich
Natasha StojanovichSpecial Council, Lander & Rogers

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
  • 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
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Testimonials.

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

2018-08-30T12:44:05+00:00

John Bordigan, Municipal Building Surveyor, City of Port Phillip

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

Douglas White, Business Development Manager, Johnson Controls

2018-08-30T08:07:42+00:00

Douglas White, Business Development Manager, Johnson Controls

It was great!

Ben Wallis, Sales Director, Blue Chip Group

2018-08-30T12:46:09+00:00

Ben Wallis, Sales Director, Blue Chip Group

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

Steve Parrott, Manager Technical Assessments, Cumberland Council

2018-08-30T12:41:16+00:00

Steve Parrott, Manager Technical Assessments, Cumberland Council

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

Natasha Stojanovich, Special Counsel, Lander & Rogers

2018-08-30T12:40:29+00:00

Natasha Stojanovich, Special Counsel, Lander & Rogers

Very informative conference with a wide range of presentations.

Bruce Smith, Fire Services Engineer, Cundall

2018-08-30T12:44:53+00:00

Bruce Smith, Fire Services Engineer, Cundall

Very informative and comprehensive.

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

2018-08-30T12:42:07+00:00

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

Really interesting summit!

Sam Ciccia, Senior Project Manager, Shape Group

2018-08-30T12:48:51+00:00

Sam Ciccia, Senior Project Manager, Shape Group

“Great event! Very informative.”

Eoghan Pierce, Specifications Manager, Kingspan Insulated Panels

2018-08-30T11:41:42+00:00

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

2018-08-30T12:47:53+00:00

Sophie Fekri, Senior Structural/Façade Engineer, Pendyala Consulting

Very informative presentations from industry experts on the ground.

Gareth Gamble, Architectural Technologist ACIAT and Technical Author, NBS

2018-08-30T12:46:52+00:00

Gareth Gamble, Architectural Technologist ACIAT and Technical Author, NBS

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

2018-08-30T12:43:15+00:00

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