Green Building Day Melbourne 2019
Thu 6 Jun, 2019 Green Building Day // Melbourne, VIC
Green Building Day returns in 2019 to explore leading case studies and the collective action we need to take as an industry to meet our sustainability targets.
The Green Building Day Conferences take place in Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney, providing a great opportunity for GBCA members and the wider industry to share knowledge and insights into Green Star projects.
Join us to hear from sustainability leaders and innovators as we unpack industry learnings and challenges.
|Thursday, 6 Jun 2019|
|7:30 am||Local Government Breakfast|
The Local Government Breakfast is a complimentary event specifically for local government stakeholders to deepen our collaboration and together discuss how to achieve more sustainable outcomes. This one hour panel discussion will host local government representatives to share their experience with using green star tools on projects and the challenges they are facing, the outcomes they have achieved and the opportunities they are seeing in the future.
Nathan Islip, Urban Design Team Leader, City of Casey
Facilitator: Sandra Qian, Senior Advisor, Policy and Government Relations, Green Building Council of Australia
This event is free for Local Government Representatives. If you would like to attend please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
|8:30 am||GBD registration & morning coffee|
Jonathan Cartledge, Interim Chief Executive, Green Building Council of Australia
|9:00 am||GBCA: Leading sustainable transformation|
An overview of our strategy and priorities for the year ahead
|9:15 am||Keynote Address: Can sustainable real estate reshape the world?|
The quest for a sustainable built environment in Australia is like peeling back the layers of an onion – with each discovery leading to daunting new problems to solve and people to engage. Despite the scale of the challenges ahead, sustainability practitioners have a superpower: systems thinking. And this superpower can transform property while tackling many of the world’s oldest problems: slavery, poverty, unfair trade and social inequity among them. In this session, Molly Harriss Olson will urge sustainability practitioners to look beyond the built environment to create a better world.
Molly Harriss Olson, Chief Executive Officer, Fairtrade Australia New Zealand
|9:45 am||Toll’s Nike warehouse: Carbon neutral certification and Green Star Performance rating|
Mark Jones, Manager Energy and Emissions, Toll Group
|10:00 am||PANEL DISCUSSION|
How are the current drivers, tools and projects leading the decarbonisation of the built environment?
|10:30 am||Reducing Embodied Energy Emissions – the Next Step Forward|
Adam Jones, Engineering Advisor, Wood Solutions and GBCA Future Green Leader 2019
|10:45 am||Morning tea|
|11:15 am||CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION A – GBCA’s FUTURE FOCUS|
Green Star for New Buildings
Green Star for New Buildings reimagines the existing rating tool to deliver a solution that will meet the challenges of the next decade. Join us to learn about the following:
Devan Valenti, Manager – Future Focus, Green Building Council of Australia
What does Future Focus mean for Communities?
GBCA’s precinct rating tool, Green Star Communities, has certified 41 projects nationally including 12 in VIC. This session will explore the success of this tool so far, and how it will evolve through the Future Focus program.
Nick Alsop, Senior Manager – Market Engagement, Green Building Council of Australia
|11:15 am||CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION B – WHAT DOES FUTURE SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT LOOK LIKE?|
This session includes two short presentations and a discussion with the audience, facilitated by Nicole Sullivan, Senior Manager – Green Star Solutions, Green Building Council of Australia.
Social and Ethical approaches to new developments
Emma Downey, Development Manager, Charter Hall Group
What are the opportunities and outcomes for social procurement in the property sector?
Molly James, Advisor, Buyer Services, Social Traders
|1:00 pm||Optional: Walking Case study - The Western Edge Biosciences Stage 01 Building|
The Western Edge Biosciences Stage 01 Building is the first part of a multi-building program that will re-shape the western part of the University of Melbourne's Parkville campus. The project is currently targeting a 6-star Green Star rating.
Stage 01, a 3 storey building, has just opened and welcomes students since March 2019. It features informal learning spaces alongside formal teaching spaces including both wet and dry laboratories. The building has been designed to fluidly connect with the surrounding precinct.
Join this site visit to discover the many innovative features of this new building including the parametrically-designed, high-performance, air-tight façade.
The site visit will be led by David Mahony, Sustainability Consultant, AECOM.
Meet at registration at 1pm to walk to the building, a few minutes away from the School of Design.
|1:30 pm||Meet the stars: sharing insights from Green Star case studies|
Hear from a range of case studies and discuss outcomes and benefits of green star. What is the impact of green star for the property market and the building supply chain?
Facilitator: Jamie Wallis, Senior Manager- Market Engagement, Green Building Council of Australia
|1:30 pm||Sky Park, One Melbourne Quarter, Docklands|
Simone Laity, Senior Development Manager – Ground Plane, Melbourne Quarter, Lendlease
|1:50 pm||Fairwater sustainability benefits’ analysis with the use of green star and geothermal systems|
Rory Martin, Sustainability Manager (Residential), Frasers Property Australia
Mark Langdon, National Sales Manager, Alinta Energy Geothermal
|2:20 pm||Fishermans Bend urban renewal development|
Jacqui Banks, Director Strategy and Planning, Fishermans Bend Taskforce, Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
|2:40 pm||Heidelberg store: Woolworths first 5-star Green Star Design & As-built supermarket|
Terry McCoy, Regional Development Manager, Corporate Property, Woolworths
|3:00 pm||Afternoon tea|
|3:30 pm||CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION C - SOCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE IN FOCUS|
The session will feature case study examples and discuss the benefits of green star for these buildings.
3:30 Welcome and introduction
Sandra Qian, Senior Advisor, Policy and Government Relations, Green Building Council of Australia
3:35 Social sustainability during large construction projects
This session explores how the design and delivery of projects can create social sustainability benefit for the broader community during construction.
Examples of initiatives implemented in delivering the Metro Tunnel Project’s Tunnels and Stations package will be explored.
Tanya Ramm, Sustainability Manager, CYP Design & Construction Joint Venture - Metro Tunnel Project
3:55 Green Star tool applied to Aquatic Centre projects
Thorsten Padeffke, Associate – ESD, Irwinconsult
4:15 The New Royal Adelaide Hospital
Caimin McCabe, Director, Cundall
4:35 Q&A with the speakers
|3:30 pm||CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION D - INCREASING SUSTAINABILITY OUTCOMES WITH INNOVATION|
Facilitator: Jamie Wallis, Senior Manager- Market Engagement, Green Building Council of Australia
3:30 Monash Biomedical Learning and Teaching | Airtight building envelope
Zamaneh Khoshdel, Senior Façade Consultant, Inhabit Group
3:50 Melbourne Connect | Optimised Façade Design
James Wewer, Sustainability Manager – Southern Region, Building, Lendlease
Richard Stokes, Senior Sustainability Consultant | Buildings Melbourne, Arup
4:10 Technology outlook
4:30 Calculating Cool: rating tool for HVAC systems
PC Thomas, Director, Team Catalyst
|5:00 pm||Networking drinks|
Jonathan Cartledge - Green Building Council of Australia
Jonathan has stepped in as interim CEO to help guide the GBCA's strategic priorities. As Head of Public Affairs & Membership, Jonathan has over 15 years' experience working across government relations and communications and has built strong industry connections that will drive the GBCA forward.
Molly Harriss Olson - Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand
Molly Harriss Olson is the Chief Executive Officer of Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand. Recognised for her leadership on sustainable business and development for more than three decades, Molly is a former board member of the Green Building Council of Australia and has convened and led numerous boards, business leadership and sustainability initiatives, including the World Economic Forum’s Global Leaders of Tomorrow. A powerful keynote speaker, Molly delivered the opening plenary of the World Economic Forum's 2000 meeting in Davos, chaired Swedish King Carl Gustaf's Business Leadership and the Environment Symposium in 1996, and has been named one of the Australian Financial Review's “100 Women of Influence”. Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand works directly with businesses, consumers and campaigners to make trade fair by securing a better deal for farmers and workers. www.fairtrade.com.au
Nicole Sullivan - Green Building Council of Australia
Leading the Green Star Solutions team, Nicole is responsible for Green Star certification and technical development of the rating system. With a combination of technical expertise and marketing experience, Nicole is able to communicate the complexities of sustainable design and construction in accessible language that resonates with customers. She is focused on maintaining the integrity of Green Star ratings while providing a flexible customer experience.
Jeremy Mcleod - Nightingale Housing Ltd
Jeremy is a registered architect and the founding Director of Breathe Architecture and Managing Director of Nightingale Housing. Breathe Architecture focus on sustainable urbanisation and in particular have been investigating how to deliver more affordable urban housing to Melbournians. Breathe were the instigators of The Commons housing project in Brunswick and now are collaborating with other Melbourne Architects to deliver the Nightingale Model. Nightingale Housing exists to revolutionise
Sophie Gillies - Department of the Environment and Energy
Sophie Gillies is a Senior Policy Officer in the Carbon Neutral Team at the Department of the Environment and Energy. Sophie worked closely with the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the NABERS Administrator to develop both the National Carbon Offset Standard for Buildings and the certification arrangements for carbon neutral buildings. She now manages the Department’s relationship with the GBCA concerning carbon neutral building certification.
Adam Jones - WoodSolutions
Adam Jones is an Engineering Advisor with WoodSolutions. He completed his civil engineering degree with honours at Monash University in 2015. Adam was named the GBCA Future Green Leader of the Year for 2019. He is very passionate about the structural engineers’ role to play in reducing embodied energy emissions of buildings. Adam has pursued this passion with an entrepreneurial spirit, creating the podcasts Future of Structures, Timber Talks and the online course Smart Embodied Energy Solutions.
Molly James - Social Traders
Molly has been working to create positive sustainable impacts since she gave up her bedroom to help raise endangered green parrots on Norfolk Island as a six year old. Now, 15 years into her professional career Molly has delivered social and environmental outcomes and Green Star ratings across Australia, worked with Green Building Council of Australia and Vietnam to develop and teach green building education programs, and also delivered sustainability strategy and reporting programs for corporates.
James Wewer - Lendlease
James is Sustainability Manager for the Southern Region of the Lendlease Building business and is an active industry representative within the Green Building Council Australia, and Property Council Victoria. James initiates and supports environmental and social sustainability outcomes for clients and projects, as well as driving business improvement initiatives. James combines technical and commercial expertise with a passionate and persistent drive for better outcomes, and thrives on project team and industry collaboration in our shared quest to solve the big sustainability challenges.
Nick Alsop - Green Building Council of Australia
Based in Melbourne, Australia, Nick has over 15 years experience in sustainability leadership, in state and local government and industry. He has experience in sustainable urban design and planning, environmental management, renewable energy deployment and property sector support programs.
Devan Valenti - Green Building Council of Australia
As a Technical Specialist, Devan manages the Design & As-Built and Interiors rating tools ensuring they are constantly aligned with industry needs and standards. Before working as a green building consultant in South Africa and the United Kingdom, Devan completed a Master's in Economic & Management Sciences, where his research focused on renewable energy policy development.
Simone Laity - Lendlease
Simone joined Lendlease in 2017 and is currently the Senior Development Manager of the Ground Plane at Melbourne Quarter. Melbourne Quarter is a 2.5 hectare urban regeneration project with frontages to both Collins Street and Flinders Street in Melbourne. More than half of the site is dedicated to open space, public parks and gardens. With a career that has spanned Australia, Europe and MENA, Simone is dedicated to best practice in the delivery of urban regeneration precincts, socialisation spaces, technology and designing for climate change.
Rory Martin - Frasers Property Australia Pty Ltd
Rory Martin, Sustainability Manager for Residential, Frasers Property Australia – With 10 years industry experience, Rory leads the sustainability agenda for Frasers Property Residential Business Unit, encompassing everything from new growth corridor communities to high density infill developments, and almost everything in between. He holds both a Bachelor of Architecture with Honours and a Masters of Science in Environmental Design with Distinction, as well as being a registered Architect. Rory participates on multiple industry panels, speaks regularly at local and international conferences, guest presents at universities and has been recognised through award wins and nominations for his work in both design and sustainability.
Mark Langdon - Alinta Energy Geothermal
Mark is National Sales Manager for Alinta Energy Geothermal. Having started the geothermal business with Queensland contractor QPS in 2011, Mark has developed the business and the industry from the ground up and transitioned into this role with the acquisition of by Alinta Energy. Mark was responsible for the negotiation and establishment of the Fairwater residential community in Sydney with Frasers Property that, when completed, will be one of the largest geothermal HVAC projects of its kind globally. With a 20 year plus career within the construction and property industries, Mark has developed a broad and deep knowledge of the industry participants and functions. Mark has held senior positions in both building companies as well as product suppliers and industry associations.
Jacqui Banks - Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Jacqui is passionate buildings and cities and delivering resilient building and precinct scale outcomes. Jacqui has an architecture and urban design background with extensive experience in precinct scale urban renewal, design, place-making, planning, urban design and building and infrastructure delivery. With an extensive industry network, Jacqui has worked closely with state and local government departments, Ministers, Councillors, industry, developers and landowners and the community, to influence change and deliver positive outcomes across a wide variety of projects. She currently leads the delivery of strategic planning for Fishermans Bend, Australia’s largest urban renewal project.
Terry McCoy - Woolworths Group Pty Ltd
Richard Stokes - Arup Australasia
Richard is a Senior ESD Consultant based in Arup’s Melbourne office. He brings extensive educational and workplace experience driving the sustainability strategy and performance ratings for clients including Green Star, NABERS and WELL. He is passionate about data visualisation and his ability to communicate complex data is helping to lead effective decision making for designers and stakeholders. He strives to develop ESD strategies for projects that go beyond rating tools, adding real operational value with tangible impacts. In Melbourne, Richard has driven the ESD strategy for the new Melbourne Connect Innovation precinct for the University of Melbourne with Lendlease and Arup’s new workplace at One Melbourne Quarter. Richard has previously presented his ideas and work at Green Cities, the NABERS Annual Conference, The AIRAH Future of HVAC, TEMC and the inaugural ParaGuru Conference in 2018.
Matt Aquilina - Brimbank City Council
Matt Aquilina is a senior environmental manager with over 15 years experience in local and state government and private consulting. His is currently leading on initiatives to deliver Council’s broad environmental and sustainability objectives covering energy efficiency and renewable energy, water efficiency and alternative water, waste minimisation, biodiversity and habitat connectivity in an urbanised environment, and green buildings and climate change preparedness both for Council, its residents and the business community.
Tanya Ramm - Cross Yarra Partnership
Tanya is a strong environmental and sustainability leader who has proven experience in establishing teams to deliver optimal outcomes. She has over 15 years of experience in environment and sustainability roles delivering major projects across Australia. Tanya is the Sustainability Manager for the CYP Design & Construction Joint Venture delivering the Metro Tunnel Project’s Tunnels and Stations package, and leads a team of experienced sustainability professionals across both design and construction. Tanya's drive to implement sustainable solutions within infrastructure project delivery is highly regarded amongst her peers and across industry.
Jamie Wallis - Green Building Council of Australia
Jamie is a Senior Manager in the Market Engagement team and is based in Melbourne. Jamie works to engage with new and existing members and Green Star project teams to identify opportunities and promote the growth and uptake of Green Star. Jamie has over ten years experience driving sustainability in the built environment. He has worked closely with the property sector, business and government to design and deliver energy efficiency and sustainable design initiatives.
Sandra Qian - Green Building Council of Australia
Sandra works to develop and deliver the GBCA’s advocacy priorities by informing the public policy debate and engaging key stakeholders at all levels. With experience in both state government and industry, she has worked extensively with the property sector to drive sustainable outcomes for the built environment, and is passionate about the future of our cities. She is based in Melbourne.
PC Thomas - Team Catalyst Pty Ltd
PC specialises in Integrated Building Design; using simulation tools to assist in the design &delivery of sustainable buildings. He has a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, followed by 30 years consulting, research & teaching experience in Sustainable Buildings, Building Energy Simulation, Energy Auditing, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, &Solar Energy. He understands the philosophy of green building rating schemes in Australia including NABERS, CBD, GreenStar, NCC Section-J (non-residential), NatHERS, BASIX and VURB (NCC Vol 2). He is involved at some level with teaching, developing or reviewing many of them. PC enjoys working in a team environment to help design &/or retrofit buildings to reduce GHG emissions and improve occupant thermal comfort. He is a founding Director of Team Catalyst Pty Ltd, with the motto, “Driving Sustainability Through Teamwork”! PC is currently Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Sydney where he teaches building performance simulation.
Zamaneh Khoshdel - Inhabit Group
Bringing over a decade of architectural engineering excellence from assignments in Europe, Asia and Australia, Zamaneh excels in projects that present technical challenges from design concept through to construction delivery. She is particularly interested in the intelligent adaption and repurposing of existing buildings and infrastructure that meets design intent. Zamaneh enjoys bringing together the architectural and technical requirements in creating comprehensive and considered façade detail. Her enthusiasm in sustainable practice is illustrated whilst she engages with clients, architects and consultants from early concept phase through to construction. Zamaneh was the façade consultant in Charge on the recently completed Biomedical Learning and Teaching Building at Monash University’s Clayton campus and is currently working on a number of high-performance building envelope projects.
Thorsten Padeffke - Irwinconsult
Thorsten is a skilled ESD Consultant with over 18 years’ experience in the industry. As an Associate and an ESD team leader with Irwinconsult he has developed considerable expertise in aquatic and recreation centres, developing and implementing sustainability strategies that significantly reduce the energy and water requirements while optimising the indoor environment quality. Thorsten is currently working on six aquatic and recreation centres, two of them targeting Green Star certification.
- Standard Rate /
$349.00 + GST
- Standard Rate /
$499.00 + GST
- Standard Rate /
$649.00 + GST
CPD Points6 Green Star CPD point(s).
WhenThu 6 Jun 2019 8:30am - 5:30pm
Melbourne School of Design
University of Melbourne
Parkville VIC 3010
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