NSW Building Commissioner: Changing Roles in a Post Design & Building Practitioners Act Environment
Recording Expiry Date: 27 November 2020

AIQS organised for David Chandler OAM, the NSW Building Commissioner to present a webinar on Changing Roles in a Post Design & Building Practitioners Act Environment.

During his presentation, David will delivered his insights into the importance of quantity surveyors in the development of trustworthy buildings.  David also talked about the Design and Building Practitioner’s Bill and the Residential Apartments (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Bill.

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Improving Public Private Partnerships
Recording Expiry Date: 1 December 2020

Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) enjoy a good reputation in Australia for delivering projects on time and within budget. But there have been some high-profile failures, and they remain controversial.

Owen Hayford, DLA Pipers' recent report identifies many steps that governments and industry can take to improve the outcomes of PPP projects. The future of the PPP model, according to Owen looks bright. 

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Benefits of 5D BIM in Construction Cost and Data Management
Recording Expiry Date: 9 December 2020

In this era of Industry 4.0, BIM is used for effective project analysis and management throughout the life cycle of construction projects. Join Justin Bong from Glodon in this webinar to understand how to transition effectively to a 5D BIM QS and improve productivity in your organisation.

This session was sponsored by Glodon

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Inequitable Risk Allocation in Construction Contracts
Recording Expiry Date: 24 December 2020

The amendment of conditions in standard forms of construction contract by principals to skew commercial risk towards contractors has become commonplace in the construction industry.  Join Jeremy Coggins from UniSA for this insightful session on Inequitable Risk.

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Digital Transformation & the QS Profession: Our Role in Supporting Industry Recovery
Recording Expiry Date: 29 January 2021

2020 has been an unquestionably difficult year for quantity surveyors and construction in general. 

Projects were paused indefinitely and future investments shrouded in uncertainty, as it quickly became clear that construction activity would not simply revert to the status quo. In late 2020, however, a silver lining exists regarding the future of our profession.

Join Johnathan from RIB as he explains how Quantity Surveyors can navigate the recovery of the construction industry.

This session is sponsored by RIB

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International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS) Panel: Implementation & Benefits
Recording Expiry Date: 17 February 2021

ICMS is a global standard for benchmarking and reporting of construction project cost and covers both capital and whole life costing while providing a way of presenting costs in a consistent format. Since 2017, ICMS has been adopted by a number of high-profile bodies seeking to benchmark project costs internationally.

Join AIQS and NZIQS in this panel discussion on how ICMS can be utilised and the benefits that accompany it.

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Tax Depreciation: The 2020 Federal Government Budget
Live Webinar: 25 November 2020

On October 6 the Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg will delivered the budget in one of the most difficult economic times in our country’s recent history. What are the main impacts arising from the budget on Quantity Surveyors and their businesses?

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Assessing Value Engineering Proposals – Engineer’s Determination by Quantization and Costing Analysis 
Live Webinar: 4 December 2020

Value Engineering is one of the measures available for controlling either cost or time (or both) of construction works. This session will use a case study to demonstrate how a Quantity Surveyor or Contract Administrator can assess a Value Engineering proposal and recommend accordingly.

Join Femi Alofe, FAIQS in this CPD session aimed at reinforcing the importance and benefits of Value Engineering proposals.

This is an international webinar and will take place at 9am in Doha time (5pm AEDT).

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