A series of training workshops focusing on architecture, concrete, construction, flooring solutions, digital innovation and more will take place over the 2 days on the expo floor to enable attendees to enhance their professional skills and knowledge.

The Architectural Essentials Corner and Contractors’ Corner will deliver excellent talks and practical training for attendees. 

Programme Day 1 

Wednesday 11 September 2019 

Draft outline, subject to change

* = Invited

TIMES
Contractors’ Corner 
Architectural Talks
(CPD Accredited)

10:00

Understanding the benefits of BIBC membership – The Building Industry Bargaining Council*

National Building Regulations and SANS revisions: What to expect? – Videsh Boodu, Vice President, South African Institute of Building Design (SAIBD)

10:45

Construction health and safety 101 – Vuka Safety*

Architectural Profession Act and the rules of professional conduct – Senior Representative, South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP)

11:30

Slot Available*

Slot reserved – Representative, Italtile*

12:15

Assisting Subcontractors with Arbitration & Legal Compliance – Jonathan Mitchell, Independent Arbitrator; Mediator and Construction Dispute Resolution Practitioner – Arbitration, Conciliation & Mediation Services

Understanding Timber Preservation – Bruce Breedt, Executive Director South African Wood Preservers Association

 

13:00

“Know your rights” – Ensure timeous payment, avoid disputes and prevent damages being claimed – Prof MJ Maritz, Acting CEO, The Joint Building Contracts Committee

Balustrades: How to use the Sassda Guide for Architects and QS – Michel Basson, The Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association

Programme Day 2 

Thursday 12 September 2019 

Draft outline, subject to change

* = Invited

TIMES
Contractors’ Corner 
Architectural Essentials Corner
(CPD Accredited)

09:30 – 11:30

STAKEHOLDERS ENGAGEMENT FORUM: Servicing Key Infrastructure Projects and Building the Western Cape Together

12:15

Concrete quality essentials – Johan van Wyk, SARMA

The relevance of CPD including the conditions and validation. SACAP’s and the voluntary associations roles – Videsh Boodu, Vice President, South African Institute of Building Design (SAIBD)

13:00

“How concrete that fail the tests win a court case: What to look out for when dealing with the specification, testing and disputing of ready-mixed concrete – Jaco du Plessis, Director, Go Consult “
Extending the life of your structures using Concrete Crystalline Technology – Sandor Dowling, Sales and Marketing Director, Sanika

13:45

Slot Available*

 

Promoting social and economic objectives through procurement for an inclusive built environment profession – Dhanashwar Basdew, Representative, South African Institute of Building Design (SAIBD)