PrefabAUS annual conference

PrefabAUS annual conference

A three-day event exploring Australia’s rapidly changing building manufacturing industry, encompassing keynote presentations, project case studies, workshops and optional site visits to explore best practice today and opportunities for innovation in the near future.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Aladin Niazmand, Managing Director of Health Planner & Healthcare Architect at Health Projects International Pty Ltd
  • Ken McBryde, Principal at HASSELL Daryl Patterson, Head of Operational Excellence and Property at Lend Lease
  • Dr Dale Steinhardt and Dr Karen Manley, Prefabricated Sustainable Housing Research Project, QUT
  • Rob Adams, Director of City Design, City of Melbourne

Site visit program

This year’s three-day conference will include optional site tour program to some of Melbourne’s most innovative prefabricated buildings across the education, health care, multi-residential and transportation sectors:

  • Caulfield Grammar in Wheelers Hill – this project is an example of a modular prefab building that has been installed to support an entirely new way of student-led learning, with an emphasis on high-end IT functionality
  • Mitcham Hospital which in 2014 underwent a $5.5m expansion completed using modular construction techniques, significantly reducing the on-site time and costs
  • One9 Apartments – high rise modular apartment building in densely built up Moonee Ponds shopping precinct
  • Nunawading Train Station – delivered in a demanding operation location


Member without site tour, $1.265
Member with site tour, $1,390
Non-member without site tour $1,980
Non-member with site tour $2,105
Branded Corporate Table of 10 with site tour $12,510

For more information and to book:


The University of Melbourne
Parkville,  Vic,  Australia
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