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Overview



The latest in the series of AIRAH Pre-loved Buildings conferences will be held in Melbourne, from November 19-20. 


The Melbourne 2012 Pre-loved Buildings Conference, tagged “Preparing buildings for the future”, is the sixth in a series of highly successful AIRAH conferences, with previous iterations also held in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, as well as the Victorian capital.


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Conference program



Download the Pre-loved Buildings 2012 conference program


Day 1 - Monday November 19, 2012

Time
Session
Speaker
8.30 - 9.00
Registration  

9.00 - 9.10
AIRAH welcome and announcements
Phil Wilkinson, M.AIRAH
AIRAH CEO

9.10 - 9.40

OPENING ADDRESS:
Creating Our Clean Energy Future - Jobs and Innovation

The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP
Cabinet Secretary
Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change & Energy Efficiency
Federal Member for Isaacs

9.40 - 10.10


KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Retrofitting the buildings we have - the challenge of performance, comfort and climate change

The Hon Tom Roper
ASBEC President


10.10 - 10.40
Energy efficiency performance improvements over 5 years in the world’s most sustainable property portfolio
Leon Wurful
Exergy Australia Pty Ltd

10.40 - 11.00
Morning tea  
11.00 - 11.30

500 Bourke Street case study: refurbishing a 30+ year old office tower. The 5 star green star trifecta and 4 star NABERS energy


Bob Wilson
WSP Built Ecology

11.30 - 12.00
Improving the energy performance of existing buildings: lessons learnt
Conor Bush
AECOM

12.00 - 12.50

Green Building Fund case studies
Session sponsored by AusIndustry

Craig Walter
A.G. Coombs Pty Ltd (Projects)

Bryon Price, M.AIRAH
A.G. Coombs Group Pty Ltd

Anwar Ahmed, M.AIRAH
Enman Pty Ltd

12.50 - 1.00
Questions and answers  


1.00 - 1.50
Lunch  
 
1.50 - 2.20
No 4 Mort Street Reaches for the Stars
Lasath Lecamwasam, M.AIRAH
GHD

2.20 - 2.50

A two rotor inter-cooled solar desiccant cooling demonstration

Mark Peristy, Affil.AIRAH
CSIRO

2.50 - 3.20
44 Market St – refurbishment of a dual duct building

Paul Bannister, M.AIRAH
Exergy Australia Pty Ltd

3.20 - 3.30 Questions and answers


3.30 - 3.50 Afternoon tea
 
 
3.50 - 4.20

Is this the best office in Australia?  
Bruce Precious, M.AIRAH
GPT Group

 
4.20 - 4.50

Energy and IEQ cost savings arising from office building sustainability upgrades
Andrew Bellamy

CETEC
 
Dr Vyt Garnys, M.AIRAH
CETEC

 
4.50 - 5.20
Mission control - a case study

Jonathan Clarke, M.AIRAH
Norman Disney & Young


5.20 - 5.30

 
Questions and answers
 

5.30 Closing Address


5.30 - 7.30
Cocktail function
 




Day 2 - Tuesday November 20, 2012

Time
Session
Speaker
8.30 - 9.00
Arrival tea and coffee
 

9.00 - 9.10
AIRAH Day 2 welcome
Phil Wilkinson, M.AIRAH
AIRAH CEO

9.10 - 9.40

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Update from the Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment and Heritage

The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment and Heritage
Federal Member for Flinders

9.40 -10.40


Panel Discussion: Will precinct thermal energy save the day?

Paul Bannister, M.AIRAH
Exergy Australia Pty Ltd

Vaughan Furniss, Affil.AIRAH
GDF SUEZ Energy Services

Bruce Precious, M.AIRAH
GPT Group


10.40 - 10.50
Questions and answers  



10.50 - 11.10
Morning tea  
11.10 - 11.40
Building Upgrade Tool: 1200 Buildings Program

Michelle Isles
City of Melbourne

Ed Brown
AECOM

11.40 - 12.10
The Next Wave - Retrofitting Victoria’s B,C & D Grade Buildings


Russell Evans, M.AIRAH
AECOM

12.10 - 12.40

The strategy, business case and project delivery
Adam Greaves, M.AIRAH
Lucid Consulting Australia

12.40 - 12.50
Questions and answers  


12.50 - 1.50
Lunch  
 
1.50 - 2.20
Re-lifing Australia’s heritage & history

Caimin McCab, M.AIRAH
Cundall

2.20 - 2.50

Green Star – Performance: preliminary testing

Robert Milagre
GBCA

2.50 - 3.00 Questions and answers

 
3.00 - 3.30

Closing address - are we really prepared for a low carbon future?

Anne Hellstedt, M.AIRAH
AECOM

3.30 - 4.00
Afternoon tea and conference close
 

 

 

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Abstracts


Please note: The abstract submission period is now closed.

AIRAH is calling for 300-400 word abstracts. Topics and case studies may include, but are not limited to:

  • Barriers to upgrades
  • Retrofitting lower-grade buildings
  • Building refurbishment and tune-ups
  • Retrocommissioning
  • BIM and pre-loved buildings
  • Accessing funding
  • Building maintenance
  • Lifecycle analysis
  • The impact of the carbon tax
  • Indoor environment quality and tenant perspectives
  • University building performance
  • Embodied energy
  • Green Star and NABERS performance.
 

All submissions must be sent with a 50-100 word author bio.

Abstracts should be sent to AIRAH conference organiser Kristy Intamanon by August 17. Email: kristy@airah.org.au


Please note: AIRAH members chosen to present at the conference will receive complimentary registration. Non-AIRAH members chosen to present at the conference will be entitled to a discounted conference registration fee.

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Who should attend?

 

Anyone interested in optimising the performance of existing building is welcome to register for the conference, but those who would most benefit are:

  • Design engineers and consultants
  • Mechanical services contractors
  • Building owners and operators
  • Facility managers
  • Equipment suppliers
  • Service personnel and installers
  • Systems designers
  • Government personnel.

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Registration

 

 

To register online please click here. Alternatively you can download the Pre-loved Buildings 2012 registration form and fax or mail it to AIRAH.

 

 

Registration category

Fees

Please note:

AIRAH Members (early bird rate)

$660

Register before October 19

AIRAH Members rate

$770

After October 19

Delegate (early bird rate)

$850  

Register before October 19

Delegate rate

$950  

After October 19

Student member (undergraduate)

$220

Must provide evidence of full-time study.
Please send a copy of your student card
and current statement of enrolment to
conferences@airah.org.au

Student non-member (undergraduate)

$330  

Must provide evidence of full-time study.
Please
send a copy of your student card
and current statement of enrolment to
conferences@airah.org.au

 

Conference registration price includes morning and afternoon teas, lunches and cocktail function (following the conference).

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Registration may be cancelled up to 3 weeks prior to commencement of the conference, with participants receiving a refund less a 20% administration fee. In all other cases of cancellation the extent of any refund will be at the discretion of AIRAH. You may substitute another participant at any time prior to the event date should the nominated person be unable to attend. Where a non-member replaces a member the difference between member and non-member rates will be charged. All requests for a refund must be made by email to conferences@airah.org.au. Please note it is delegates’ responsibility to arrange their own visas, travel, accommodation, insurances etc. 

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Venue

 

Melbourne Cricket Ground
East Melbourne
Jim Stynes Room – Level 2


Click here for a directional map of the MCG.

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Accommodation

 

Accommodation is available at the Mercure Treasury Gardens, 13 Spring Street, Melbourne. For further information, including negotiated rates and booking information, please click here.


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Conference contact

 

Kristy Intamanon

Phone: +61 3 8623 3003
Fax: +61 3 9614 8949
E-mail: kristy@airah.org.au


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