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

The Architecture Talks and Contractors’ Corner delivered excellent talks and practical training for attendees. 

Contractor’s Corner

Client and Contractor responsibilities as it pertains to Health & Safety

Deon Bester, OHS Manager, Master Builders Association Western Cape

Hino 500 Wide Cab product introduction

Gert Agenbag, Senior Manager: Sales and Vehicle log, Hino SA

How Mentorship Programmes will positively contribute to your B – BBEEE level

Lara Haddington, Regional Manager, Training Force Pty Ltd

Dispute resolution in the building Industry (Arbitration; Mediation; and Adjudication)

Jonathan Mitchell, Independent Arbitrator; Mediator and Construction Dispute Resolution Practitioner – Arbitration, Conciliation & Mediation Services

Know your rights” – Ensure timeous payment, avoid disputes and prevent damages being claimed

Prof MJ Maritz, Acting CEO, The Joint Building Contracts Committee

Afrit Cape Town

Manufacturer of Trailers and Truck Bodies

Programme Day 1 

TIMES
Contractors’ Corner 
(CPD accredited by:

Architecture Talks
(CPD Accredited by) 
 

10:00

Client and Contractor responsibilities as it pertains to Health & Safety – Deon Bester, OHS Manager, Master Builders Association Western Cape

0.1 CPD points

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

0.1 CPD points

10:45

“Hino 500 Wide Cab product introduction –  Gert Agenbag, Senior Manager: Sales and Vehicle log, Hino SA”

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

0.1 CPD points

11:30

“How Mentorship Programmes will positively contribute to your B – BBEEE level – Lara Haddington, Regional Manager, Training Force Pty Ltd “

0.1 CPD points

Practical Use Cases for IoT in the Construction Sector – Llewellan Vance, Vodacom Commercial Strategy Lead, IOT.Nxt   

0.1 CPD points

12:15

“Dispute resolution in the building Industry” (Arbitration; Mediation; and Adjudication) – Jonathan Mitchell, Independent Arbitrator; Mediator and Construction Dispute Resolution Practitioner – Arbitration, Conciliation & Mediation Services

0.1 CPD points

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

0.1 CPD points

 

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

0.1 CPD points

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

0.1 CPD points

13:45

Technical performance and manufacturing of tiles – Etienne Jordaan, Italtile Commercial

0.1 CPD points

Programme Day 2 

TIMES
Contractors’ Corner 
Architectural Talks
(CPD Accredited)

09:30 – 12:00

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

12:30

An overview of precast concrete in terms of quality and the relation to successful project deliverance – Henry Cockcroft, General Manager, Concrete Manufacturers Association

0.1 CPD points

Extending the life of your structures using Concrete Crystalline Technology – Sandor Dowling, Sales and Marketing Director, Sanika

0.1 CPD points

13:15

“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 “

This workshop session has been validated with a 1 Hour CPD credit (0.1).

Duties of the client, developer, landlord & designer – Johann Pearson, PrCHSA, Vuka Safety

0.1 CPD points

14:00

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

0.1 CPD points