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NATIONAL FESTIVAL
OF DESIGN

AI, BUILD AND DESIGN 

Thursday 19th - Saturday 21st October 2023 

Western Sydney Conference Centre

Speakers


FESTIVAL
HIGHLIGHTS 

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Michael McQueen 

Bestselling author of nine books and trends forecaster helping organisations and leaders stay one step ahead of disruption.

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David Chandler

David Chandler OAM was appointed NSW Building Commissioner in 2019 after an impressive forty-year career in the Australian construction industry. David was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 1989 for his services to the construction industry.

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Dr Rosemary Barnes

Meet Dr Rosemary Barnes, a visionary leader at the forefront of technology innovation and green energy transition. With a strong background in technology development, project management, and engineering, Rosie is dedicated to creating a sustainable future through cutting-edge solutions.

John Mason

John Mason is the managing consultant at quality.com.au. A team of management system consultants specialising in ISO certifications. They are one of only a very few consultancies to be quality, environmental, safety and information security certified themselves.

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Willem Overbosch

Willem Overbosch is an inspiring keynote speaker on sustainable business practices, technology and Futures Thinking. With over 20 years of experience in business development, Willem has founded multiple successful online publishing and technology companies and authored the book Toptrends for business owners (in Dutch 'Toptrends voor Ondernemers'). He co-founded SDG Align in 2020 and is currently Business Development & Technology Director.

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Maddy Danzey

After 15 years in big business e.g. Serco, Metcash, Woolworths, Department of Health and heaps more Maddy set up The People Performance Dr so small, medium and almost big companies can gain amazing human capital advice. From structuring your team, commercialising your workforce down to compliance and day to day management, Maddy brings some fun, heaps of insights and massive value return on your labour costs!

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Maz Farrelly 

Emcee and Facilitator, Maz Speaks  

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Min Hur

Managing Lawyer at Keystone Lawyers

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James Hickey

Business Transformation & Scale-up Specialist 

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Mark Casey 

Building Designer Social Media Influencer

Workshops
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AI

AI has the potential to revolutionise the building design process by helping to create more sustainable, efficient, and responsive buildings that better meet the needs of the industry. By leveraging machine learning algorithms and computer vision technology, AI can help architects and engineers create more efficient and sustainable designs. 

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Build 

Australia is witnessing several exciting building trends that reflect the country's focus on sustainability, innovation and urban development. From Smart Homes, Building Automation, Net-Zero Energy Buildings and more. This year's festival will deliver a series of exciting topics and discussions. 

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Design 

Reconnecting people with nature by incorporating natural elements into the built environment. Australian buildings are increasingly embracing biophilic design principles, integrating green spaces, natural lighting, and indoor plants to enhance well-being and productivity. This is just one of the design elements that we'll be exploring at the festival. 

AI, BUILD AND DESIGN 

​NATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DESIGN

Thursday 19th - Saturday 21st October 2023 

Western Sydney Conference Centre

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Thursday 19th - 21st October 2023 

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