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THE WORLD'S LEADING CONFERENCE ON FAÇADE DESIGN & ENGINEERING

Zak World of Façades is an International conference series on the subject of façade design & engineering. The conference now takes place in Asia (Singapore, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and Hong Kong), Middle East (United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait), Africa (Kenya, Morocco and South Africa), Europe (United Kingdom and France), Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) and the United States of America.

Now in it's 56th edition globally and the 1st edition in New Zealand, the conference will discuss the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and will showcase the latest technological solutions.

Visit www.zakworldoffacades.com for details of the previous events.

Who Should Attend this Conference

Architects, Facade consultants, Developers, Government officials, PMC's, Main contractors, Sustainability consultants, Fire consultants, Facade contractors, Cost consultants, Glass processors & Structural consultants.

Speakers

Karl Jones

Technical Excellence Director, Mott MacDonald

Karl Jones

Technical Excellence Director, Mott MacDonald


Topic: Cooking Façades: One hot mess

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Bradley Luke

Director, Peddle Thorp Architects

Bradley Luke

Director, Peddle Thorp Architects


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

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John Perry

Associate Principal, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp

John Perry

Associate Principal, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Richard Archbold

Principal, Warren and Mahoney

Richard Archbold

Principal, Warren and Mahoney


Topic: Art + Identity: How the New Zealand International Convention Centre integrates two of NZ’s largest public artworks

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Peter Fehl

Director Property Services, The University of Auckland

Peter Fehl

Director Property Services, The University of Auckland


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Martin Feeney

Principal, Holmes Fire

Martin Feeney

Principal, Holmes Fire


Topic: Fire performance requirements for façades: What are the specific issues?

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Gary Walker

Executive General Manager, Hawkins

Gary Walker

Executive General Manager, Hawkins


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Rob Woodger

Principal Specialist Building Surveyor -Building Control, Auckland Council

Rob Woodger

Principal Specialist Building Surveyor -Building Control, Auckland Council


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Geoff Horne

Director, Precon

Geoff Horne

Director, Precon


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Nick Moyes

Principal, Jasmax

Nick Moyes

Principal, Jasmax


Topic: TBD

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Peter Lalas

Principal Engineer, Janus Façades

Peter Lalas

Principal Engineer, Janus Façades


Topic: Seismic capability of curtain walls

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Lincoln Fraser

Director, Newcrest

Lincoln Fraser

Director, Newcrest


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

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Susanne Hundert

Associate - Built Environment, Aurecon

Susanne Hundert

Associate - Built Environment, Aurecon


Topic: Façade testing

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Colin Russell

Principal, Athfield Architect

Colin Russell

Principal, Athfield Architect


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

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Dave Fullbrook

Director, eCubed

Dave Fullbrook

Director, eCubed


Topic: High Tech/Low Tech approaches to façade environmental control

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Ruth Williams

Building Performance Lead NZ, Aecom

Ruth Williams

Building Performance Lead NZ, Aecom


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

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Patrick Clifford

Director, Architectus

Patrick Clifford

Director, Architectus


Topic: The Façade as a Communicator

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Anna Crowther

Regional Manager – New Zealand, Inhabit

Anna Crowther

Regional Manager – New Zealand, Inhabit


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

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Kent Nixon

Business Development Manager, Thermosash Group

Kent Nixon

Business Development Manager, Thermosash Group


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

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Simon Hoyle

Sales Manager, Insol

Simon Hoyle

Sales Manager, Insol


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Greg Simmons

Founder & CEO, Insol

Greg Simmons

Founder & CEO, Insol


Topic: Redefining the limits of bespoke façade design

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Darren Webster

Operations Manager, Pacific Build Supply

Darren Webster

Operations Manager, Pacific Build Supply


Topic: What testing and R&D teaches us about holistic design

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David Hayes

CEO, Thermosash Group

David Hayes

CEO, Thermosash Group


Topic: Commercial Bay - High performance façade solution

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Tim VanDeVen

Marketing Manager - Interpon Powder Coatings , Akzonobel

Tim VanDeVen

Marketing Manager - Interpon Powder Coatings , Akzonobel


Topic: Benefits of powder coatings in façade design

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Dr. Helen Sanders

Strategic Business Development, Technoform USA

Dr. Helen Sanders

Strategic Business Development, Technoform USA


Topic: Spec the edge - Thermally broken façades

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Frank Goudman

Export Manager - Asia Pacific, Renson

Frank Goudman

Export Manager - Asia Pacific, Renson


Topic: Natural ventilation & solar shading for high-rise buildings

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Schedule

  • Session - 1

    (08.50 - 10.40)

08:00 - 08:50

Delegate Registration

08:50 - 09:00

Welcome address

09:00 - 09:30

Cooking Façades: One hot mess

09:30 - 10:00

The Façade as a Communicator

10:00 - 10:20

Natural ventilation & solar shading for high-rise buildings

10:20 - 10:40

Redefining the limits of bespoke façade design

10:40 - 11:05

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 2

    (11.05 - 13.00)

11:05 - 11:25

Façade testing

11:25 - 11:45

Commercial Bay - High performance façade solution

11:45 - 12:15

TBD

12:15 - 13:00

PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

13:00 - 13:40

Networking Lunch Break

  • Session - 3

    (13.40 - 15.40)

13:40 - 14:00

Art + Identity: How the New Zealand International Convention Centre integrates two of NZ’s largest public artworks

14:00 - 14:20

Seismic capability of curtain walls

14:20 - 14:40

Benefits of powder coatings in façade design

14:40 - 15:00

Presentation by Dow Corning

15:00 - 15:20

High Tech/Low Tech approaches to façade environmental control

15:20 - 15:40

Spec the edge - Thermally broken façades

15:40 - 16:00

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 4

    (16.00 - 17.50)

16:00 - 16:20

Fire performance requirements for façades: What are the specific issues?

16:20 - 16:40

What testing and R&D teaches us about holistic design

16:40 - 17:00

Presentation by Neolith

17:00 - 17:45

PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

17:45 - 17:50

Vote of Thanks & End of the Conference

17:50 - 19:00

Networking Reception (By Invite Only)

Sponsors

Presenting Partner

Associate Partners

Networking Partner

Strategic Partner

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TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR COMPLIMENTARY SEATS: Complimentary seats are reserved exclusively for Architects, Consultants, Contractors, Developers, Fabricators, Government Officials & PMC's.
The organizers reserve the right to allocate these complimentary seats at their discretion.
The programme is correct at time of publishing. However, given the seniority of our speakers and the nature of their roles, speakers may subsequently substitute or excuse themselves from the programme.
This is always regrettable, and we will always try to replace the speaker with a speaker with equivalent insight. You can find the most up-to-date programme on this website.

FAQs

What is the registration fee to attend the conference?
A limited number of complimentary seats on first come first serve basis are reserved for Architects, Façade Consultants, Developers, Government Officials, Project Management Consultants, Main Contractors, Sustainability Consultants, Fire Consultants, Façade Contractors, Cost Consultants, etc. The online registration process needs to be followed to attain your entry pass for the event. Please note that the complimentary seats allocation are under the jurisdiction of the organizers. If you are a product/material supplier and intend to attend the conference, there would be a delegate fee of NZD 750 applicable per delegate.
Is the online registration the final step?
The online registration acts as an “Interest” for attending the conference. An internal system evaluates the registrations received and issues the confirmation/entry pass accordingly. The online registration alone DOES NOT stand confirmed without a confirmation/entry pass email from the organizers.
How long does to it take to receive the confirmation/entry pass post the online registration?
If successfully approved, it takes a maximum of 4-5 working days for the system to generate the confirmation number/pass. It is advisable to check your spam/junk folders as there maybe chances of the email landing in those folders. If you have not received your confirmation within the stipulated timeframe, please write to the organisers/reply on the acknowledgment email to check on the status.
Can I use my personal id to register?
It is highly recommended that you use your company/official email id for registration to avoid any confirmation delay
Can I register at the venue directly?
No. All registrations are pre-approved online and no on-spot registrations are encouraged.
I received an invitation from one of the sponsors. Does it qualify as entry pass?
The invitation copy from the sponsors DOES NOT qualify as the entry pass. The invite mentions the registration process at the last page. All the recipients of these invitation copies are advised to follow the online registration process to attain their passes to be able to attend the event.
Can the registration be transferred to another colleague from the same organisation?
No. If you are not able to attend the conference after receiving your confirmation number/pass you will not be able to transfer the registration to your colleague.
What do we need to bring/show at the registration desk to collect the delegate badge & kit?
The registrations start at 0800 hrs. The team at the registration desk will be fully equipped with the details of those confirmed to attend. If your registration is confirmed, you will only be asked to quote your registration number and drop your visiting cards at the registration desk to collect your badge and kit.
How do I get a copy of the presentations delivered at the event?
Post the conference, the organisers will be uploading all the presentations who's permission has been received to distribute online at this event website.
What are the inclusions in a full day conference session?
The full-day conference will include access to the conference hall, exhibit area, lunch and networking session, delegate kits and presentation copies.
What is the maximum limit of complimentary passes per firm?
If your firm is on our guest list, then a maximum of 1-4 delegates passes per firm are allocated depending on the firm size. However, the seat allocation is on first come first serve basis.
When is the final deadline for registration?
As the seats are allocated on a first come first serve basis, the registration will close once the hall seating capacity is reached.
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Venue

Sky City Hotel Auckland, Kindly reach the venue on 21st February, 2019 at 8:00 am

address

SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand

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