Agenda

 

 

 

ADM Defence Estate and Base Services Summit

Legislation, collaboration and innovation driving the future of the defence estate.
19 September 2018 | Hyatt Hotel, Canberra

 

 

 

 

2018 Agenda

CONFERENCE WELCOME RECEPTION

Tuesday 18 September 2018

The Australian Defence Magazine and Department of Defence will be hosting welcome drinks for all delegates attending the Defence Estate and Base Services Summit. The reception will feature a Keynote speaker (to be confirmed). It is an excellent opportunity to come and liaise with your colleagues at the Hyatt Hotel, Canberra. This function is included in your delegate registration.

18:00 – 19:30
Federation Ballroom | Hyatt Hotel, Canberra

Sponsored by:

Wednesday 19 September 2018

7:50 Registration and morning refreshments

 

8:40 Opening remarks from the Morning Chair

 

8:50 WELCOME ADDRESS

Steve Grzeskowiak, Deputy Secretary – (E&IG), Department of Defence

 

SECTOR OVERVIEW

9:15 Defence Infrastructure’s Contribution to the National Infrastructure Sector

——Where is the infrastructure market in Australia currently sitting?
——What is the contribution of Defence?
——Can we assume that Defence will follow overall trends?

DEFENCE INFRASTRUCTURE & ASSET MANAGEMENT

9:35 Durability Assessment and Planning for Ageing Assets and Infrastructure

As our ageing infrastructure assets reach their design life it’s becoming increasing important to collect robust data for predictive modelling and whole of life planning. Liam will discuss the latest innovations and techniques for condition assessment including the use of artificial intelligence and UAV’s.

Liam Holloway, Technical Manager, Duratec

 

9:55 Infrastructure Posture for the Future

Chris Birrer, First Assistant Secretary Infrastructure, Department of Defence

 

10:20 Transformational Opportunities

Kylee Unwin, Defence Pursuit Leader, GHD
Bill Thomson, Digital Solutions Leader, GHD

 

10:40 Address from Morning Tea Sponsor

Senior Representative, Fredon

 

10:45 Networking and refreshment break

 

11:15 Collaboratively enhancing the ‘prime directive’ of the Australian Defence estate
Nick Miller, CEO, Broadspectrum

 

DEFENCE INFRASTRUCTURE & ASSET MANAGEMENT

11:35 Digitising the Estate – extracting data and insights from existing assets

In the past, the massive amount of data storage required, bandwidth costs and computing power needed to digitise estates proved a roadblock for organisations. However, recent improvements in the cost and accessibility of scalable technology means that more is possible and now is the time to start building digital estates.

Andrew Maher, Chief Digital Officer, Aurecon

 

11:55 GEMs Post Implementation

——How has it changed Estate Management?
——The influence of big-data
——Envisaging future operations

David French, Assistant Secretary GEMs and Business Transformation, Department of Defence
12:20 Address from Lunch sponsor
Marion Scrymgour, Board Member, Tiwi Partners

 

12:25 Lunch and networking break

 

13:25 Remarks from the Afternoon Chair

 

INDIGENOUS DEFENCE

13:30 Indigenous business building Australian Infrastructure

——Successful partnerships
——Mitigating risk
——Promoting Innovation
——Sharing knowledge and working together
——Building Capability and Capacity

Adam Goodes, CEO, Indigenous Business Consortium

 

13:55 PANEL | Recent Innovations in Defence Infrastructure Contracting

Moderator: Marko Misko, Partner, Clayton Utz
Further panelists to be confirmed

DEFENCE ESTATE

14:40 Local Industry Capability Plan Learning from the Pilot Projects
BRIG Matt Galton, Director General Capital Facilities Infrastructure, Department of Defence

 

15:05 Address from Afternoon Tea Sponsor

Mark Baker, Managing Director Operations – Defence & Government Services, Sodexo UK & Ireland

 

15:10 Afternoon tea and networking break

 

15:40 Contract Performance and Collaboration

This presentation will outline the key elements of good contract governance that enable highly collaborative and valuable contractual relationships. It will demonstrate how adopting a performance orientation that sees each party taking accountability for managing their own performance, while measuring and motivating the other party’s performance, can deliver the outcomes sought by both parties in the performance exchange. The presentation will draw upon case studies and also performance data from CASG’s revitalised scorecard program, now renamed the Performance Exchange Program.

Julian Mitton, Infrastructure Sector Lead, Helmsman

 

16:00 Contracting in a Customer Centric Service Delivery Environment

Alice Jones, First Assistant Secretary Service Delivery, Department of Defence

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

16:20 PFASIM – Next Steps

Luke McLeod, Assistant Secretary PFASIM, Department of Department

 

16:45 Managing PFAs impacted materials during construction activities on defence site

Andrew Thomas, National PFAS Technical Manager, Enviropacific

 

SUMMARY

17:05 CLOSING INTERVIEW

Steve Grzeskowiak, Deputy Secretary – (E&IG), Department of Defence

 

17:30 Address from Networking Drinks Sponsor and Networking drinks
Brad Richardson, Director – Head of Project Management, Australia & New Zealand, Turner & Townsend