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Sydney | Tues 10  September 2019
Melbourne | Thur 12  September 2019
Auckland | Tues 17 September 2019
Brisbane | Thur 19 September 2019
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Keynote Speakers


James Gore, Mechanical Engineer, Schneider Electric & CIBSE ANZ Young Engineer Network Competition winner

Graduated from UNSW Sydney, James is currently working as a Graduate BMS Engineer in Digital Buildings for Schneider Electric. He is passionate about automation and design, learning and growth, and ultimate frisbee.

James will present at the Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland and Brisbane seminars.

Jonathon Hingley, Mechanical Engineer, Aurecon & CIBSE WA Young Engineers Network Competition winner

Jonathon Hingley has a passion for sustainability, renewable energy technology, and innovative building services engineering. He ensures that people are always at the heart of his design work as part of Aurecon’s Perth Built Environment team. He strives to produce future-thinking and innovative designs through incorporation of new technologies and the utilisation of data-analytics.

Jonathon will present at the Auckland seminar.


Peter Greaves, Buildings of the Future Leader, AURECON

As Aurecon’s Buildings of the Future and Global Electrical Leader, I am passionate about the use of digital technologies across the entire lifecycle of assets, from  design to operations, to co-create with my clients, facilities that meet the ever changing needs of end-users. With over 20 years’ international engineering experience  as a design engineer and design team manager, I support the growth of teams and individuals to do more than the average. Ensuring people are always at the centre.  Peter is a chartered engineer who has researched and authored articles covering Buildings of the Future which have been published across the world and is a regular presenter at conferences on this engaging subject. 

Peter will be presenting in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne.

Tim Spies, Global Mechanical Leader and Client Director, AURECON

Tim is Aurecon’s Global Mechanical Leader and the Client Director for commercial property within Australia.  With over twenty years in the industry, ten of those spent in the United Kingdom, he has been responsible for delivering complex projects with both financial and social significance. His roles have seen him involved with technically challenging precinct developments that have had an emphasis of digital technologies.  Currently his remit is to lead a global team of engineers to pushing the boundaries of innovation, digital and eminence.  As a Chartered Engineer he is excited about the opportunities that exist in the digital landscape for our industry.

Tim will present in Auckland and Brisbane.


Nathan-Rosaguti_100.jpgNathan Rosaguti, Sustainability Engineer, MIRVAC

As a Sustainability Engineer within Mirvac’s Technical Services team, Nathan works to improve the sustainability performance of Mirvac’s office portfolio and to deliver Mirvac’s This Changes Everything sustainability strategy. Nathan is passionate about the transformation of the built environment to deliver sustainable amenity, aesthetics, community, environmental and financial returns.

Nathan will present in Perth, Auckland, and in Sydney with David Palin.

David Palin, Sustainability Manager, MIRVAC

David is Sustainability Manager for Mirvac’s Office, Industrial and Retail portfolios, leading a team of professionals in the delivery of Mirvac’s This Changes Everything sustainability strategy.

David works in the Technical Services team and supports the specification and delivery of SMART building Infrastructure across Mirvac’s new developments and existing assets.

David will present in Sydney with Nathan Rosaguti and also in Melbourne and Brisbane.


Emma McMahon, Director - Sustainability, Pacific, CBRE

Emma McMahon is responsible for the overall management, analysis and reporting on all aspects of a key portfolio’s energy and environmental related services for the Pacific region. In addition, Emma works with CBRE’s Global Sustainability team to ensure the delivery of world leading solutions to our clients, and responding to global trends related to environmental, social and governance issues impacting the client and CBRE.
Emma will present at the Sydney Seminar.

Steve Moses, Director of Business Operations, CBRE

Steve has carriage of major account transitions, process improvement and organisational excellence across Australia and New Zealand.  
Steven’s prior experience includes the successful tendering and transitioning of CBRE’s engagement by Charter Hall, leading a national team in their delivery of Facilities Management services across Charter Hall’s national portfolio.

Steve will present at the Melbourne Seminar

Matt Martoo, Associate, ELLIVO ARCHITECTS

Matt Martoo is an architect and leader of Ellivo who are a studio specialised in creating meaningful spaces and places for people. Founded 22 years ago, Ellivo seeks genuine partnerships to create meaningful places in our cities. As a design practice, we want people to love what we create and as such we strive to create experiences that really matter in people’s lives.

Being fortunate enough to have worked across a variety of building typologies, Matt offers expertise in designing and delivering for the missing middle, high and low rise residential and the design for new and emerging communities. Having a passion for provoking more responsive and innovative design solutions, Matt designs for engagement that enriches the human experience and hopes to provide a unique and valuable perspective on human centric design.

Matt will present at the Brisbane Seminar.


Samara McCaw,  Associate - Systems Engineering, BECA
Samara is a Systems Engineer with 15 years’ experience working and consulting in defence, marine, air and rail, and more recently the roading and industrial/building sectors. She initially trained in the NZ Navy as a weapons and communications engineer where she established her project and ship management expertise, which has been furthered developed in major projects for ONTRACK, Airways NZ, and Shipyards globally.
Samara’s role as an Digital Services Associate now sees her in an advisory role with clients, specialising in Project & Programme Management, Requirements Development, Risk Management including Safety Cases and Contract Management – in general trying to ‘Make every day better’. Through this consulting, the use of simulation and Virtual & Augmented Reality technologies as a medium to enhance deliverable effectiveness and understanding has grown exponentially, both within Beca and with clients. The use of VR & AR, in particular for safety and procedural training, has proved so effective, Beca are now developing content for clients including design reviews, site inductions and familiarisation, hazardous task training, process  and maintenance training.

Samara will present in Auckland


Jon Clarke, Head of Smart Building Delivery, DEXUS
Jon has been in the controls and automation industry for over 30 years with many of those as a systems integrator and designer. Jon has consulted to major building portfolio owners and technology manufacturers with a focus on integrated solutions, and is at the leading edge of data analytics and “smart” building technology. 

Jon will present at all seminars.


Michael Makowski, Senior Business Consultant - Connected, Cyber & Digital, HONEYWELL

Michael Makowski, some of you may know as Kapowski. One of the creators, and presenters of the popular ABC Television series ‘Good Game’.

Much of his time was spent trying to beat the Artificial Intelligence in video games, where now he is actively helping organisations adopt this and other technology to improve the way we live, interact and minimise the impact we have on our planet.

These days you will find Michael meeting with C suite executives to understand the challenges they face today, and to bring to light some of the considerations of tomorrow. Having spent the last 16 years in various technology and consulting roles, he is now leading Honeywell’s new strategic business group, Honeywell Connected Enterprise (HCE) for the Central West Region. Michael is responsible for all things to do with Enterprise Performance Management Software, and how it can be the foundation for transformation by harnessing the imagination in all of us.

Michael will present at the Perth Seminar

John Boothroyd, Software Offering Director for Predictive Maintenance, HONEYWELL

John initiated and led Honeywell’s global transition to Digitized Maintenance through the development and launch of the Outcome Based Service offering.  Currently, he and his team are focused on expanding the use of machine learning in Digitized Maintenance and creating APIs to enable Predictive Maintenance to interoperate with the rest of our customers’ Digital FM solutions.  Previously he was responsible for marketing Honeywell Building Solutions’ maintenance and energy efficiency services globally.
John has conducted education in energy management approaches for industry professionals and has led sustainability forums for customers.  He holds a Physics degree from Oxford University and a Graduate Certificate in Energy Studies from Murdoch University, focused on energy policy and energy economics.

John is presenting at the Sydney Seminar

Chris Begert, Outcome Based Service Delivery Manager, HONEYWELL
Speaking at the Melbourne Seminar along slide Lucina Togno

Lucino Tongo, Graduate Engineer, HONEYWELL
Speaking at the Melbourne Seminar alongside Chris Begert

Theo Ferreira, Connected Services Deployment Leader, HONEYWELL
Speaking at the Auckland Seminar

Daniel McGuffie, Connected Services Advisor, HONEYWELL
Speaking at the Brisbane Seminar



Erica Brett, Design Researcher - Superspace, WOODS BAGOT

Erica Brett is Design Researcher with the SUPERSPACE team at Woods Bagot, where she specializes in analysis-driven design of workplaces. Her current projects are in developing and utilizing computational tools to evaluate and inform workplace design. Her past experience includes: creating bespoke computer applications for spatial data visualization, parametric model manipulation/fabrication, and browser-based scripting environments, as well as generative design and user-centered design research.

Erica holds an M.Arch from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BS in Architectural Design and a minor in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Speaking at the Perth Seminar

Paul Crothers, General Manager - Partner Solutions, Digital Buildings, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC

Paul has 20+ years of professional experience in electrical, mechanical, IT and service management arena, enjoying a diverse career spanning roles in project management, account management, business development, sales management, for a broad range of companies most recently Schneider Electric. Paul’s is driven to achieve the highest of outcomes and to promote an entrepreneurial and innovative environment to enhance the experience for customers and co-workers alike.

Paul is speaking at the Sydney Seminar with Ras Jayawickrama.

Ras Jayawickrama, PZ Channel Manager, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC

Ras has a Bachelor of Electronics & Engineering Degree, with a Post Graduate diploma in General Business. He has over 15 years of experience in the Electrical & Building Services industry, working with different types of channels, including End Users, Consultants, Electrical Contractors and Switchboard Builders. One of Ras’s key focus is supporting the Consultant channel through the digital transformation in power distribution, with Education and Innovation, leveraging the variety of IIOT capabilities across the business. He has a strong passion in the integration of connected devices, and would like to work with his engineering peers, to help drive the evolution of building management & control.

Ras is speaking at the Sydney Seminar with Paul Crothers.

Matt Sinclair, IoT and AI Lead, MICROSOFT

Matt is the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence Lead for Microsoft Australia, where he is responsible for Microsoft’s national strategy for these technologies. He also works closely with customers to create plans for successful technology adoption. One of his current focuses is on the ethical and secure implementation of AI and IoT in all industries.
Previously, he was the IoT Technology Specialist in Telstra’s Chief Technology Office. He led the development of technology in multiple industries including Transport, Agriculture, and Smart Buildings. Matt also built Australia’s first publicly-accessible IoT Lab for end-to-end design, testing, and prototyping of IoT solutions.

Matt is presenting at the Melbourne Seminar.

Vaughan Robertson, Group Manager - Technology Strategy, BECA

Vaughan is an emerging technologies specialist and Futurist, with substantial experience in advising organisations on Technology and ICT strategy.

In his role as Technical Fellow in Emerging Technologies, he researches and monitors this fast-changing environment, analysing the potential impact on Beca and Beca's clients, and assessing appropriate timing of investment in new technologies. These areas encompass a wide array of "disruptive" technologies, including areas such as Artificial Intelligence; Augmented Reality; Drones; Virtual Reality; the "Internet of Things"; Blockchain and Quantum Computing, among many others.

Vaughan is presenting at the Auckland seminar.


Travis Chehab, Cyber Security Lead, AECOM
Travis Chehab leads AECOM’s cyber security business within Australia and New Zealand and has been at the forefront of embedding cyber security services into the engineering consulting industry within Australia.  Drawing on over 16 years in professional engineering consultancy, Travis has unique experience in successful delivery of engineering and cyber security projects domestically and internationally.

Traivis is speaking at the Melbourne Seminar

Ray Frangie, Senior Cyber Security Consultant, NORMAN DISNEY & YOUNG

With both a Graduate Certificate and a Masters' Degree in Information Systems Security, numerous industry certifications, and the first person in New South Wales to be awarded the Australian Computer Society's Certified Professional (Cyber Security) Certification, Raymond Frangie is a highly regarded Subject Matter Expert (SME), Academic Lecturer, Tutor and Cyber Security Unit Coordinator at Western Sydney University, International Industry Speaker and Senior Cyber Security Consultant for Norman Disney & Young, A Tetra Tech Company. Raymond has over 20 years of combined experience across all facets and levels of Information Technology, Information Security and Cyber Security, spanning a wide range of industries and market sectors. 

Ray will present in Perth, Sydney, Auckland and Brisbane