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

Safe Cladding, Buildings & Façade Innovation Summit, Melbourne

Conference: 19 November 2019  
Join us this November as the international event series returns to Melbourne with the 4th Safe Cladding, Buildings and Façade Innovation Summit where the newly established Cladding Safety Victoria will shed light on new regulations and inform you on what your business needs to know to align to their plans to rectify unsafe cladding, how we can resolve the current insurance crisis in the industry and harness façade design solutions to ensure the safety of current and future buildings. 

Government Keynote from Cladding Safety Victoria 

Hear from Dan O'Brien, CEO, Cladding Safety Victoria, who will address:
  • The $600 million rectification fund that represents a significant milestone in ensuring that buildings in Victoria are safe.
  • The Victorian Cladding Taskforce’s audit of buildings across the state has uncovered hundreds of buildings with highly combustible cladding
  • Shed light on new regulations and inform you on what your business needs to know to align to their plans to rectify unsafe cladding

Gain up to 10 CPD points

Attend the Safe Cladding, Building, Facade Innovation Summit to gain upto 10 CPD points. Please note: Assessment and administration of CPD points are awarded at the discretion of your applying organisation.
Be a part of the leading, first and only national event series
The Safe Cladding, Buildings and Facade Innovation Summit will also be taking place in Auckland (Nov 2019), Sydney and Brisbane (Feb 2020). Click here to find out more about the series and locations  >
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Dan O’Brien


Cladding Safety Victoria

Dr Trevor Pisciotta

Executive Director, Building

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Phil Dwyer

National President

Builders Collective of Australia

Sam Clark

Senior Manager Building Services

Master Builders Association Victoria

Wayne Liddy

Vice President

Australian Institute of Building Surveyors

Stuart Brown

Associate (National Building Compliance)


Matthew Patterson

Building Surveyor

Hendry Group

Chris Moore

National PI Manager, FINEX Australia

Willis Towers Watson

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Media Partner

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WHY ATTEND          

  • Find out how Cladding Safety Victoria will address the escalating number of high-risk buildings over the next 12 months and how owners corporations can gain access to its $600 million fund.
  • Discover from our Industry Panel what the NCC 2019 changes mean for the $130 billion Australian building and construction industry and how to protect your company by staying in compliance. 
  • Learn how the withdrawal of insurers from the Professional Indemnity (PI) market is threatening the future of the building and construction industry and how we can resolve this crisis with Willis Towers Watson
  • Gain insight from Chubb Insurance on how we can address skyrocketing premiums in the sector and valuation of property with high-risk exposure.
  • Avoid your building being the next Opal and Mascot Towers: find out how to rectify systemic construction and design failures with the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors, Master Builders Association Victoria and Hendry Group.
  • Discover what emerging technologies are available in the market to boost the fire resistance of facades and deter fire propagation with TTW, Laing O’Rourke, and Collard Maxwell Architects
  • Ensure your building doesn’t repeat the same mistakes that led to the Neo 200 fire with Basic Expert.


  • 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, financiers, lawyers and strata bodies
  • Fire safety and risk officials, engineers and technical managers
  • Fire protection companies and solution providers

Team Discounts

Attend in a group and earn discounts




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Melbourne | 19 November

CQ Functions
Events Room 3
Address: 113 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000
T:  +61 3 8601 2721 
About: CQ Melbourne is a boutique multi-servicing venue in the heart of Melbourne CBD. Independently owned and operated since 2006, CQ has many homes within it's Queen Street building. We have versatile spaces and offer everything from an a' la carte restaurant to corporate events.  
How to get there: TRAM - Trams run along Bourke Street, Collins Street, and William Street. All stops are located less than a 5-minute walk to our venue. TRAIN - We are situated less than a 10-minute walk from two of Melbourne's largest train stations, Flinders Street Station & Southern Cross.