15 August - 18 August 2018

Expo Centre Nasrec,
Johannesburg, South Africa

Wed - Fri: 9AM - 5PM

Sat: 9AM - 1PM

Seminar Programme

Speaker:Ludek Hartman
Position:Group business support manager SA
Company:ACO Systems
Bio:
Mr. Ludek Hartman is the ACO Group business support manager for South Africa. He has been with ACO Industries, based in Czech Republic for the past 3 years, supporting ACO South Africa with information and technical advice on hygienic drainage solutions.
Time:09:15 - 10:00
Duration:0.45 hour(s)
Description:
Gain an understanding into hygienic drainage and the importance of hygienic drainage solutions in the manufacturing of food and beverage products. This presentation will also highlight how to reduce the risk of bacterial contamination such as Listeria and Salmonella. hour(s)
Speaker:Joep Joubert
Position:Council Member, Immidiate Past President
Company:Institute of Safety Management (IOSM)
Bio:
Joep Joubert has extensive qualifications and experience in a wide range of competencies and skills honing his abilities in occupational health and safety, education and training, management, leadership and business management. He has formal training in military studies, occupational health and safety, management, work study, project management and organisational development, amongst others. Joep holds, and has held a number of leadership positions in various forums both locally and nationally. He is the previous President of the IOSM.
Time:10:00 - 11:00
Duration:1.00 hour(s)
Description:
Safety in the built environment can only be achieved through stakeholder collaboration. How is the construction industry promoting positive health & safety and how can this be maintained? hour(s)
Speaker:Wynand Cronje
Position:Managing Director
Company:HowtoTender
Bio:
I have been in Sales, Marketing and Training for the last 10 Years. I am an entrepreneur and have been involved in business in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. The industries I have represented include the Advertising, Financial, Medical and Educational sectors.
Time:11:00 - 12:00
Duration:1.00 hour(s)
Description:
Gain an indepth insight into how to apply and win Government Tenders in South Africa hour(s)
Speaker:Riaan Fourie
Position:Associate
Company:RICS Registered Valuer
Bio:
Riaan is an Associate at JLL and provides valuation advisory services throughout Sub- Saharan Africa including Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique and Mauritius. Prior to joining JLL South Africa in 2015, he worked for Old Mutual Properties in South Africa and CB Richard Ellis, JLL,
Time:12:00 - 13:00
Duration:1.00 hour(s)
Description:
This session will detail how regulation, good governance and various other factors influence sustainability in the built environment. hour(s)
Speaker:Patrick Gordon
Position:National Training Manager
Company:LIXIL Africa
Bio:
I started in the plumbing retail business in 1985 with the Boumat group. In 2000 I moved from retail to manufacturing and joined Cobra Watertech as a Call Centre Administrator. I rapidly moved up in the company and served as Product Support Manager, Product Development Manager and in 2005 I was asked to take over the Product support department on a national basis. I then started a training curriculum for the technical staff. This was so popular with the rest of the staff that we then developed it to include all staff. I then qualified as a Facilitator and Assessor. The demand for training became a full time job and thus it was decided to split the training from product support. When LIXIL Africa was formed and we now had to train all the companies, Grohe, Cobra, Isca, Vaal, Plexicor and Libra the training department was expanded.
Time:13:00 - 14:00
Duration:1.00 hour(s)
Description:
Why buy genuine COBRA spares and compression fittings? hour(s)
Speaker:Deon Smit
Position:Plumber Trainer
Company:Kwikot
Bio:
Deon retired from Kwikot (Pty) Ltd at the end of February 2018 after 50 years of hard toil! Deon joined Kwikot (Pty) Ltd in 2013 and retired in 2018. At Kwikot he was initially employed as a specifications consultant but eventually did technical queries and site visits. Since 2016 I also did the official plumber training which included the Benchmark, Solar and Heat Pump courses.
Time:14:00 - 15:00
Duration:1.00 hour(s)
Description:
This presentation will encompass a discussion about the open vented types of geysers. The different types of water heaters as referred to in SANS 10254:2017 will also be discussed. hour(s)
Speaker:Kwakho Mpepho
Position:Education, Training & Transformation Manager
Company:MBA North
Bio:
Kwakho began his career as an Educator. His passion for people development saw him branching into Skills Development as an Education Training and Development Practitioner with businesses that operate in industries as diverse as Insurance, Logistics and Consulting. He is currently the Education Training and Transformation Manager at Master Builders Association North. In this role, he advises member companies on skills development and transformation strategy.
Time:15:00 - 16:00
Duration:1.00 hour(s)
Description:
Having been introduced 8 months ago, the codes brought about uncertainty within the construction industry. This presentation clarifies common interpretive problems such as which business types and categories are covered under the Codes. It further offers key scorecard implementation tips. hour(s)
Speaker:Antoinette Kloppers
Position:Senior Project
Company:Architectural Technologist Paragon Architects
Bio:
Antoinette is head of building regulation at Paragon. She is passionate about Universal access and is currently studying towards an advanced degree in arbitration
Time:10:00 - 11:00
Duration:1.00 hour(s)
Description:
An interactives architectural session on universal design and accessibility. hour(s)
Speaker:Gerald Ferreira
Position:Founder
Company:Virtual - Reality.co.za
Bio:
FOUNDED and head the 3 companies 1) VR360, a company that creates Virtual Reality Tours and 360 video; 2) Virtual Realities, which develops innovative VR technology solutions and 360 video equipment; and 3) Virtual Reality, a video production company. Manage the businesses and pioneer VR innovation, product / solution and application development, spearhead new business development and project manage delivery of products and services to clients – leading teams, managing resources & relationships.
Time:11:00 - 12:00
Duration:1.00 hour(s)
Description:
Building information modelling (BIM) is still considered the new kid on the block and is already revolutionising the manner in which a professional team now collaborates and completes build projects. How is virtual & augmented reality changing the face of traditional construction mechanisms? hour(s)
Speaker:Sian Cohen
Position:Business Development Manager
Company:Green Building Council South Africa
Bio:
Sian, Business Development Manager for Residential Sector from the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has an innate love of sustainability and has performed several functions at the GBCSA with a primary focus on advocacy and convincing the sceptics. Sian has a Journalism Degree from Rhodes University and has worked in the built environment since graduating. Sian is a conscious consumer and staying on top of property and lifestyle trends, particularly for her generation and future generations, is of particular interest to Sian, as well as better understanding the nuances of the South African context.
Time:12:00 - 13:00
Duration:1.00 hour(s)
Description:
Green Buildings are the new norm: better for profit people and planet. A snap shot of global and local sustainability trends and what’s to come in the evolving urban landscape. C40 Cities South Africa Buildings Programme, aspires, to make zero carbon buildings a standard practice across South African cities. Four major cities, Tshwane, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban have joined together to introduce requirements ensuring all new buildings are energy efficient, cutting electricity bills and greenhouse gas emissions. hour(s)
Speaker:Chris Coetzee
Position:Owner
Company:OHS Savvy Consulting
Bio:
Owner of OHSS Consulting (Pty) Ltd a Member of IOPSA and Technical Member of SAIOSH. As an assessor he worked along with training facilities to provide Unit Standard training on various subjects. He currently works as an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner assisting Clients with OHS related issues. Developing Fall Protection Plans, Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments, Incident and Accident Investigations. And is currently applying ISO 18001 in various areas. Creating awareness of OHS as well as driving initiatives for FREE toolbox talks sponsored by FEM and IOPSA
Time:13:00 - 14:00
Duration:1.00 hour(s)
Description:
This presentation aims to create awareness of OHS as well as driving initiatives for FREE toolbox talks sponsored by FEM and IOPSA. hour(s)
Speaker:Enwee Human
Position:Legal & Contractual Manager
Company:Master Builders Association North
Bio:
Enwee Human, an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa is the Legal and Contractual Manager at the MBA North. His focus is contractual and commercial law, with specialization in the JBCC suite of agreements. He holds a Bcom Law, LLB (Cum Laude) and is a Masters in Law with specialization in Labour Law candidate.
Time:14:00 - 15:00
Duration:1.00 hour(s)
Description:
This guide provides help on the basic issues surrounding contracts. It is an overview of the contracting process involved when procuring new business. This presentation will help contractors become aware of all the stages of the process and warn of possible dangers and risks. This presentation will also highlight some of the most common problems which contractors can be confronted with. hour(s)
Speaker:Thihangwi Mudau
Position:Architect
Company:NHBRC
Bio:
Thihangwi is a practicing Architect, worked in the property development and finance space. An experienced Project Manager in government projects in the housing sector. He is currently a Senior Manager Operations and Research Development at the NHBRC. Mudau has presented in both local and international Housing Conferences; has been part of housing policy development for many years within the Department of Human Settlements. An avid reader, sports fanatic particularly soccer and tennis and a family man who enjoys spending time with his family. He is currently reading Strategic Books as his hobby. Mudau is key in the policy development direction of the country and is working with various countries in Africa, to assist in ensuring quality homes.
Time:15:00 - 16:00
Duration:1.00 hour(s)
Description:
The construction industry tends to be a consistent provider of jobs in many countries, South Africa is no different. Our construction industry boosts job creation, and also encourages entrepreneurship. However, participation by women in the construction industry remains low. Support for women-owned construction businesses is now a matter of urgency. How is woman empowerment in the construction industry transforming? hour(s)

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