Leadership and Strategy
Help move your career to the next level with BILT
One of the things that has long set BILT apart from other technology events, is our classes in Business, Leadership & Strategy and Change Management. We realise that leading delivering teams and implementing new technologies takes a much wider skill set than just tech tools and that often there can be limited opportunities for these kind of career developing skills in your day to day job working in design, engineering or construction – whatever your role.
Take the opportunity whilst at BILT to develop your leadership skills and knowledge with a range of classes from experts in the fields of communication, psychology and business as well as with leaders in our technical fields sharing their expertise developed throughout their own careers.
Find out more about these sessions and speakers and register today by visiting our website.
Session 1.2 – BUILDING A HIGH-PERFORMANCE TEAM WITH TECHNOLOGY (Jake Nash Warren and Mahoney)
Technology is only as powerful as those using it, and personal technological development is never-ending. Jake Nash, of Warren and Mahoney, has spent the last five years taking a more personal approach to staff development, in an effort to increase user engagement with technology with excellent results and shares his lessons learned.
Session 1.2 – BEYOND BIM: THE EMPEROR HAS NO CLOTHES (Paul Wintour, Parametric Monkey)
Pau Wintour’s last talk at BILT Sydney this year on innovation was incredibly well received, join him to learn more about the future of digital technologies in design and construction. What is the current state of digital transformation across Australia? What are the systemic errors holding back organisations? And finally, what is the end goal of this process? Grounding this discussion will be the recent AIA ‘BIM and Beyond: Design technology in architecture’ report. Next, we’ll present some of our industry case studies, highlighting systemic failings in how organisations approach technology. Finally, we’ll share a vision of the future, which we’ve coined ‘BIM 2.0’.
Session 1.3 – WORKSHOP WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER JEFF SCHWISOW (further details still to be announced)
Session 1.5 – MASTERING THE ART & SCIENCE OF EMOTIONS TO BETTER MANAGE AND NAVIGATE STAKEHOLDERS AT WORK (Katherine Mair, M.A.D. Mindworks)
Dive into the science of emotions and how they impact everything from relationships and communication to decisions at work. Katherine has been a popular speaker at BILT and her workshops are always entertaining, informative and full of practical tips to take away and use immediately with your teams and colleagues.
Session 2.2 – MAKE YOUR MEETINGS MATTER (Katherine Mair, M.A.D. Mindworks and David Foley IIMBE)
Whether you’re running or attending meetings, this hands-on practical session will help you make the most out of your meetings. This session will be co-presented by Katherine Mair, an experienced facilitator and David Foley, who is known for his process oriented approach to digital design coordination meetings. This combination will be sure to power up your next client, consultant or contractor coordination session or meeting.
Session 2.3 – OUR JOURNEY AS FEMALE BIM MANAGERS (Raquel Chiusoli, Cox Architecture)
Raquel BIM manager from Cox Architecture, with 10 years of experience, will be sharing some stories about her journey and that of other Female BIM Managers at Cox in this male-oriented A&C Industry, in Australia and overseas. She will share some strategies at Cox Architecture to decrease the gap between genders in the workplace. Additionally, she will exchange some advice about BIM management paths.
Session 2.3 – SELECTING THE RIGHT TEAM IS KEY TO YOUR TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION SUCCESS (Ryan Lenihan, UGL)
Ever wonder why somethings projects just don’t work? You have adopted new technology but it just doesn’t seem to be the game changer you thought it would be. Have you considered the people aspect of your team? How they work together, how they communicate? In this session Ryan shares the learnings of his PD research to provide insight on how to get the most out of your team.
Session 2.5 – BRIDGING THE KNOWLEDGE GAP BETWEEN BIM AND PEOPLE (Jessica Baisley, BVN)
In this presentation Jessica will share some of the things she learnt on her journey as a BIM geek, enthusiastically trying to inspire and lead the non-techies to come along for the ride; and how BVN attempting to bridge the BIM technical gap between our Architects and our BIM strategic goals.
Session 3.1 – THE IMPORTANCE OF DIVERSITY, FUTURE SKILLS, AND KNOWLEDGE FOR THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT (Rebecca De Cicco, Auercon)
Rebecca de Cicco will lead a collaborative and open discussion on how the industry can prepare for the futures skills and upskilling requirements in the future relating to digital. The panel will also dive deeper into requirements around skills that go beyond just BIM into Smart buildings and building performance and the uptake of the digital twin outcomes and methods. We will also dissect skill requirements across all sectors and disciplines including design, construction and into asset management to understand where we are today and what we’ll need moving forward to support and sustain growth in our sector.
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