Thursday, August 1

Time Session  Speaker 
8.30 – 8.50am
Registration arrival tea and coffee
8.50 – 9.00am Welcome address AIRAH
9.00 – 9.40am
Keynote address: BEACH - Building Energy Analytics for Cooling and Heating Arun Vishwanath
IBM Research Australia
9.40 – 10.05am
Using data analytics to reduce energy consumption and improve asset maintenance procedures Chris Stamatis, Affil.AIRAH
CopperTree Analytics
10.05 – 10.30am Data-driven maintenance in HVAC systems – reducing costs and improving building operations Jason Harrison, M.AIRAH
10.30 – 10.55am Morning tea  
10.55 – 11.20am Big data, analytics, and cyber security – Threat or opportunity? Ray Frangie
11.20 – 11.45am Change management when transitioning to analytics Brad Schultz, M.AIRAH
11.45am – 12.40pm Panel session:
Key trends in analytics: Is HVAC&R keeping up with technology?
Chair: Jonathan Clarke, M.AIRAH, Dexus
Tyrone Mawing, BUENO
Brad Schultz, M.AIRAH, Honeywell
Chris Stamatis, Affil.AIRAH, CopperTree Analytics
Troy Wilson, CIM Enviro
12.40 – 1.25pm Lunch  
1.25 – 1.50pm Analytics as an enabler of improved environmental performance in commercial buildings – a local Government perspective
Chris Fitzpatrick
City of Sydney
1.50 – 2.15pm Business intelligence leveraging operational data and analytics at scale – National portfolio case study Tyrone Mawing
Brendan Meller
2.15 – 2.40pm Data-driven optimisation techniques in building management systems David Cheng
Ying Tan
University of Melbourne
2.40 – 3.10pm Afternoon tea  
3.10 – 3.35pm Healthcare safety enhancement through big data analysis – a case study Anthony Kwong, M.AIRAH
Frazer-Nash Consultancy
3.35 – 4.00pm Intelligent chiller evaluation with big data Troy Wilson, Affil.AIRAH
CIM Enviro
4.00 – 4.55pm Panel session:
Investing in big data and analytics: An industry transformed?
Chair: Ken Thomson, M.AIRAH, Redd Zebra
Chris Fitzpatrick, City of Sydney
Steven Luxford, Affil.AIRAH, Crown Casino Sydney
Nathan Lyon, Investa
Brendan Meller, Woolworths
4.55 – 5.00pm Closing address  
5.00 – 6.00pm Cocktail function