Canterbury Buildnz | Designex Seminar Schedule
DAY 3 SEMINARS
DAY 2 SEMINARS
SEMINAR SESSION - 09.30AM Building Control and City Rebuild : 2014 and Beyond A snapshot of the Building Control journey for 2014 including performance highlights, current state and our focus for the future. SPEAKER Leonie Rae | Unit Manager | CHCH CITY COUNCIL - Commercial Consents (Bio As previous Page) SEMINAR SESSION - 10.30AM Building Workforce Capability with Qualifications Demand grows for qualified tradespeople. There is a real need to provide a range of options for the construction sector, with a growing migration of trade qualified/experienced workers transferring, the question is how do we quantify skills and get them to a trade level efficiently. SPEAKER Neville Ward | Area Manager (Bio As previous Page) | BCITO Canterbury SEMINAR SESSION - 11.30AM DO NOT REST Nat Cheshire on the transformation of cities, the evolution of a design practice, and the power of exhaustion. SPEAKER Nat Cheshire | Director Cheshire Architects | Cheshire Architects Cheshire Architects is a practice that does special projects. Nat and Pip Cheshire run their studio of two dozen designers in Auckland city, operating across an enormous breadth of types and scales. Nat leaps daily from graphic design to light fittings to basement cocktail dens to luxury retreats to whole chunks of the inner city. Amongst this work, Nat has spent the last couple of years building and fitting-out much of the new Britomart, and inventing the City Works Depot. He attacks everything with equal energy and aggression, seeking the extraordinary rather than the perfect, and pursuing a new vision for both architecture and his city. SEMINAR SESSION - 01.00PM Common Sense Tips To Building Business Improvement Home builders often get caught in sticky situations that result in loss of time, loss of money and loss of reputation. This seminar is about looking at the most common 'sticky situations' and learning how to avoid them - without loss of time, money or reputation SPEAKER Grant Florence | Chief Executive | Certified Builders Association Grant took up his role as Chief Executive of Certified Builders Association in early 2012. Before taking this role Grant held the role of Chief Executive of a member based not for profit organisation in the rescue/service sector. Prior to that Grant has been involved primarily in the residential building industry for over 20 years initially in various senior leadership positions for a large home building company and subsequently owning his own company focusing on internet technology in the building sector.Grant is continually excited by the challenges facing the industry currently and also the opportunities that are available for the sector to grow its capability, capacity, productivity and professionalism. SEMINAR SESSION - 02.00PM You Asked - 24 critical questions answered BRANZ will provide a forum for your questions plus an update on questions from the floor at the recent BRANZ Seminar You asked - 24 critical questions. SPEAKER Trevor Pringle | registered architect | BRANZ (Bio As previous Page) SEMINAR SESSION - 03.00PM International High-Performance Building Standard: Passive House – New Zealand’s sustainable future? Introduction about German energy efficiency efforts in the building sector in New Zealand. SPEAKER Monique Surges | CEO | NZGBA (Bio As previous Page) SEMINAR SESSION - 03.00PM International High-Performance Building Standard: Passive House – New Zealand’s sustainable future? Discussion about the Passive House Standard and how it can contribute to building a better New Zealand. Glenn will offer insights into how Architects and Designers can use the Passive House Standard to improve the performance of the buildings they design: Glenn will discuss the Passive House Standard and how it can contribute to building a better New Zealand. He will offer insights into how Architects and Designers can use the Passive House Standard to improve the performance of the buildings they design. SPEAKER Glenn Murdoch | Chairperson | Passive House Institute NZ (Bio As previous Page) 10 NZRAB CPD Points
SEMINAR SESSION - 09.30AM Building Control and City Rebuild : 2014 and Beyond A snapshot of the Building Control journey for 2014 including performance highlights, current state and our focus for the future. SPEAKER Leonie Rae | UNIT MANAGER | CHCH CITY COUNCIL - Commercial Consents (Bio As previous Page) SEMINAR SESSION - 10.30AM Choosing the right gas fireplace for your project This presentation focuses on various gas fireplace technologies. When designing a fireplace into a building, you should be aware of the implications your choice of technology has on the building envelope, air supply and installation requirements. Grant will discuss different fireplace types and apply them to a real world example. SPEAKER Mark Cowden | Escea Mark Cowden, has worked in a variety of design related industries over a considerable number of years. As a member of senior the management team at fireplace manufacturer Escea, one of his key roles is involvement with the new product development team. Mark’s key focus is ensuring that all new products integrate into the building process as simply as possible, while at the same time delivering the ultimate fireplace experience for the end user. Mark was one of the key drivers behind the setting up of Escea’s architectural advisory service whose stated role is simply: to make the planning and specifying of fireplaces as easy as possible. He works alongside a team of technical specialists who are there to offer advice on which fireplace is best suited for a specific situation in terms of aesthetics, performance and function. SEMINAR SESSION - 11.30AM Marketing through digital media Over the last two years, ADNZ has embraced social media to provide its members with up to date, topical and intriguing debate and discussion. GM, Astrid Andersen, will provide an insight into ADNZ’s move to digital marketing and discuss some of the successes and pitfalls of this exciting platform. SPEAKER Astrid Andersen | General Manager | ADNZ Architectural Designers New Zealand (ADNZ) is a leading professional body providing networking, CPD and support for architects and architectural designers nationwide. General Manager, Astrid Andersen, has been at the helm of the organisation for the past four years providing strategic leadership and expertise to ensure ADNZ is resilient, financially sound and provides exemplary service to its members and stakeholders. Joining the organisation at a crucial time, Astrid was largely tasked with increasing the profile of the organisation and its relevance to members, associated entities and stakeholders. SEMINAR SESSION - 01.00PM You Asked - 24 critical questions answered BRANZ will provide a forum for your questions plus an update on questions from the floor at the recent BRANZ Seminar You asked - 24 critical questions. SPEAKER Trevor Pringle | registered architect | BRANZ (Bio As previous Page) ADNZ 0.75 Points (Practise & Managaement Can your products or services help create warmer, drier, healthy and more efficient homes? Many large housing developments now require Homestar Ratings. Does this present a challenge or an opportunity to your product or service? Find out, as we discuss how why and how designers can achieve a 6 Homestar rating. SPEAKER Matthew Cutler-Welsh | Build and Design Manager | New Zealand Green Building Council As New Build and Design Manager for Homestar®, Matthew provides support for industry professionals looking to design, build and certify better homes. Matthew has 8 years of experience leading residential energy efficiency projects, predominately around New Zealand. He has also managed a household sustainability project in Melbourne, Australia. A previous career working with people in the outdoors provided Matthew with an appreciation for the natural environment and how we interact with it. Matthew has an Honours degree in Natural Resources Engineering and is a regular blogger and podcaster on sustainable building design. SEMINAR SESSION - 02.00PM Are you Homestar ready?
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