Victorian Chapter Events


National Seminar Series: Contract Administration - Mechanisms, Glitches & Nightmares 

An introduction to the mechanisms of Contract Administration (CA) under common lump sum building contracts for small to medium-sized projects. With particular emphasis on SW-2008, this National Seminar Series session will also discuss the notable differences between the ABIC contract and AS2124/AS4000, including discussion regarding choice of contract. *Livestream also available. Register here

When: Wednesday 3 May, 12.00 - 2.00pm

Venue: Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000

The Future of Prefab

Using the recent trends, technology and innovations, this event will discuss how prefabricated and modular designs develop highly financially, socially and environmentally sustainable products. With a focus on what the future holds for these designs, our speakers will address recent developments and highlight technical aspects coming out of prefabricated/modular housing that can be applied to other designs to improve sustainability. Register here

When: Monday 8 May, 5.30 - 7.30pm

Venue: Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000

Conversations for Equitable Workplaces

We know there are diversity and equity issues in workplaces, so how do we go about achieving change? Our speakers will outline the components of an inclusive workplace and provide strategies on how to achieve it. Furthermore they will give practical pointers on how to have constructive conversations and progress change about cultural diversity and gender equity in workplaces. Register here

When: Monday 15 May, 5.30 - 7.30pm

Venue: Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000

IP in the Sharing Economy

Intellectual property is an interesting space within architecture and the design industry. This event investigates Intellectual Property considerations and knowledge sharing in the wider profession. Speakers will cover IP and copyright in general, then delve into what the sharing economy is, where competition fits and how the changing nature of IP is having an effect on architects and the profession. Register here

When: Monday 22 May, 5.30 - 7.30pm

Venue: Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000