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Tomorrow's World - Green Sky Thinking


Tuesday, 9 May 2017 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm (AEST)

Tomorrow's World - Green Sky Thinking

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Ticket Type Sales End Price * Fee Quantity
CIBSE Member 09/05/2017 $20.00 $0.00
Non-Member 09/05/2017 $35.00 $0.00
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How will sustainable measures further develop the way we approach the design and construction for buildings in the future?

This seminar will look at how we approach sustainability, analysing the often conflicting lenses of consultants and developers, review if our current systems are addressing what sustainability is and what the future holds. 

Don't miss out on this opportunity to hear from an esteemed panel of speakers who will provide a fascinating insight into the sustainability crystal ball, which will appeal to consultants, designers, developers and facility management.

Jon Dedman, CIBSE NSW Committee and LOR Building Services Manager will host the evening with a brief introduction from Mark Dimmock (LOR Southern Region Director) and Chris Greenaway (LOR Sustainability).

HannahIn the first of our presentations, Hannah Morton (Associate at Cundall) will provide an overview of the current tools and methodologies.  She will also provide a review of accreditation schemes currently open to projects in Australia with a focus on the more recently publicised, such as the Living Building Challenge. Plus further examine the key differences between the schemes, structure and target audience.



Our second presenter, Andrew Thai (Sustainability Manager at Frasers Property, Australia) will guide us through a developers view and sustainability strategies, including how they manifest into a physical sustainable outcomes in developments.  He will further provide an insight to experience in developing the sustainability strategy, how it is used to direct a proposed development and relevance of the strategy when setting a sustainability agenda.



Our third and final presenter, Kieran MacKenzie (Laing O’Rourke Engineering Excellence) will be walking us through what the future holds.   Kieran will provide an insight into what LOR En.Ex.G are currently researching and see as possible sustainable products and processes into the future, including:

  • Constuction scale 3D printing,
  • Optical fibre sensors
  • Biomimicry

An opportunity to discuss the items raised in this exciting and "green thinking" seminar will be available via the Q&A session.

An opportunity to network before and after the seminar over drinks will be priovided.  All CIBSE NSW seminars contribute towards your CPD activity, as part of your CIBSE CPD requirements.

Thank you to our sponsors:



What's the dress code? 

The majority of people come straight from work so whatever you wear professionally is fine.

When should I arrive? 

If you arrive more than 10 minutes after the start you will probably miss our introduction and unsettle our guest speakers, so please try to be prompt.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You can bring your printed ticket or alternatively install the Eventbrite app on your mobile phone.

How do I contact the speakers, and will the presentation be made available?

After the event, the CIBSE ANZ news page will be updated with a summary of the event, presentation sides for download and contact details for the speakers.

How do I contact CIBSE NSW?

You can email Paul Angus, NSW Chair via 

Do we have a refund policy?

You can cancel your booking up to 5 days before an event and your ticket will be fully refunded. Anytime after this point no refunds will be provided, based on venue preparation. 

Any other tips?

Arrive early, make a point of introducing yourself to someone in the room you don't know. 

Have questions about Tomorrow's World - Green Sky Thinking ? Contact CIBSE NSW Chapter

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Laing O’Rourke Offices
Level 4, Innovation Place,
100 Arthur Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060

Tuesday, 9 May 2017 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm (AEST)

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