Bringing together government, building owners, developers, certifiers and fire safety professionals to develop solutions and ensure the safety and compliance of Australia’s buildings

Conference | 27-28 February 2019       View Program Here
Post-Conference Workshop | 1 March 2019          View Workshop Here
The FIRST AND ONLY NATIONAL EVENT SERIES for certifiers and fire safety professionals, financiers, insurance, building owners, developers, asset managers, construction companies and strata management.
Featuring an unrivalled program of over 50 speakers and 200 senior decision makers, the Safe Cladding, Buildings, and Façade Innovation Series was launched in 2018 with the purpose of helping stakeholders within the Australian building and construction sector navigate new legislation and reforms, implement better practices and develop strategies and solutions to ensure the safety and compliance of current and future buildings.  
The issue of hazardous external cladding has been in the news all too often, with Government and building regulators responding by introducing different measures to address and regulate the use of combustible cladding. This has subjected the building sector to higher scrutiny as businesses, government and tenants scramble to protect themselves and reduce liability.  
With the myriad of changes and reforms happening in the building industry, this is a must-attend conference for all those involved. Building on the success of 2018, the 2019 event will be bigger and better. 

The event is co-located with the Construction Technology & Transformation summit which will bring together the construction sector to enhance digital transformation and leverage technology and innovation to simplify construction processes and improve efficiency, productivity, quality and safety. 
The event is also co-located with the Smart Buildings summit which will bring together developers and asset owners to harness design, technology and innovation to deliver smart and intelligent buildings.  
Here's a look at our inaugural event Safe Cladding & Buildings Sydney February 2018
For information on sponsorship, speaking and exhibition opportunities, contact +61 2 9188 8950 or email


Hon Karen Andrews MP

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology

Australian Federal Government

Gary Strong

Global Building Standards Director; Chair

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Roy Wilsher


National Fire Chiefs Council (U.K.); Independent Expert Advisory Panel Member advising to the UK Gov

Philip Halton

Deputy Commissioner

Queensland Building and Construction Commission

Adam Dalrymple

Deputy Chief Officer for Community Resilience

Metropolitan Fire Brigade

John Watson

Assistant Commissioner, Specialist Response and Planning

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

Vanessa Morris

Building Policy

ACT Government

Jonathan Barnett


Society of Fire Safety

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2019 Highlights

  1. Hear from the Chair of the UK National Fire Chiefs Council on key learning outcomes of the Grenfell incident and how to implement effective fire protection and risk mitigation strategies 
  2. Hear from the UK based Global Building Standards Director of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) on key learning outcomes of the Grenfell incident and how to develop quality safety standards 
  3. Get the latest updates on changes in building systems, policy and program reforms and legislation changes from Australian Federal Government, QLD, ACT & VIC Governments
  4. Case studies on successful retrofitting and replacement of non-compliant cladding – how rectification has been done and what this means for similar builds 
  5. Gain an industry perspective on the impact of changes to the NCC on building and construction practices and the chain of responsibility between builders, developers, engineers, architects, certifiers and materials suppliers
  6. Learn how to overcome challenges in fighting high-rise fires and establish better design in fire testing, emergency planning and evacuation procedures from Society of Fire Safety, Metropolitan Fire Brigade and QFES, Warringtonfire & CETEC  
  7. Hear from Suncorp, IAG, FM Global, Chubb and Aon on recent changes in insurance premiums, coverage and key considerations for asset owners and building professionals in developing an insurance approach to cladding
  8. Understand what funding mechanisms are available to finance rectification and remediation costs of at-risk buildings from Westpac, Lannock Strata finance & VIC Government 
  9. Understand the role of local councils in ensuring compliance and safety of building assets and key challenges of rectifying at-risk buildings on a local level
  10. Discover innovative designs, building materials and façades which are compliant and optimise fire performance, weather tightness and sustainability of buildings

Who Should Attend 

  • Government and industry regulatory bodies and associations
  • Building owners and asset managers
  • Developers and construction companies
  • Fire and rescue services
  • Certifiers, accreditors and surveyors
  • Building material importers and suppliers
  • Designers and architects
  • Insurers, lawyers and strata bodies
  • Fire safety and risk officials, engineers and technical managers
  • Fire protection companies and solution providers


Why Sponsor

Gain preferential access to senior executives from the Australian building product supply chain:
  • Meet decision makers face-to-face to leverage your product and brand building
  • Establish strong relationships
  • Make proposals to potential customers
  • Demonstrate your expertise and product excellence

Raise your profile at the Safe Buildings, Cladding and Facade Innovation Summit 2019
  • Put your business front and centre: Sponsoring the Safe Buildings, Cladding and Facade Innovation Summit gives your organisation authority in your industry and boosts your credibility.  Your brand will be seen throughout the event and attendees will be eager to learn more about your business.
  • Get in front of your target market: Sponsoring is a perfect opportunity to develop strategic partnerships with key industry decision makers from across the building product supply chain
  • Increase your reach and exposure to new clients: As a sponsor, your name and logo will be used during these outreach campaigns, which provides the opportunity to generate media exposure and increase your company’s brand awareness
  • Generate strong leads: Sponsoring the summit is a great way to generate quality leads because they’re full of people actively seeking solutions to challenges in planning and developing Australia’s smart cities
  • Deliver a great ROI: Sponsoring the Safe Buildings, Cladding and Facade Innovation Summit will be cheaper and have a higher ROI than other advertising methods. Why? Because this event has a very specific and highly engaged target market. 

For more information, contact us on +61 2 9188 8950 or email

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Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park   

161 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Conference Room: Hyde Park Room 
Workshop Room: Hyde Park Room
Parking: Onsite parking available $30.00AUD Hourly, $55.00AUD Daily. Valet Parking available at $65.00AUD.  
Accommodation: For a 10% discount off the online rate – this is subject to availability at the time of confirmation. Guests will have to contact the In-house Reservations team directly on 02 9286 6462 and advise attendance of the Aventedge Meeting and the team will apply this discount during the booking process.