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Empowering your success through knowledge

With your career progression and advancement at the forefront of your mind, The Big 5 Construct Southern Africa provides free CPD accredited workshops to help specialists keep up with the latest industry trends and specifications and gain a competitive advantage.

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Themes to suit your needs and interests

Architecture Talks
Concrete Talks
Contractors Talks
Green Construction Talks
Smart Talks

Workshops programme

Day 1

7 June 2022

Architecture Talks

12:00 - 12:45
Speaker: Ms Phumelele Makatini

Chief Executive Officer,The Building and Construction Industry Medical Aid Fund (BCIMA)

Smart Talks

12:00 - 13:30

Richard Matchett

Chief Executive Officer,The Building and Construction Industry Medical Aid Fund (BCIMA)

Gary Mansfield

Digital Innovation Lead/BIM Manager, CKR Consulting Engineers. Non-executive director, BIMcommUNITY.Africa

Rudd van Deventer

Director, Spaceworx. Member of BIMcommUNITY.Africa

Machiel Odendaal

Technical Manager | Professional Senior Architectural Technologist | ISO 19650 Practitioner

Architecture Talks

13:00 - 13:45

The state of the construction sector in Africa

Speaker: Emil Rademeyer

Director, ABiQ

Smart Talks

13:45 – 14:30

OpenSpace image capture and artificial intelligence in construction

Speaker: Andrea Brown

Global Head of Channel & Partnerships, OpenSpace

Architecture Talks

14:00 – 14:45

The value of 3D in construction


John Carey

General Manager, BuildingPointSA (Pty) Ltd

Brent Godfrey

Construction Technology Manager, BuildingPointSA (Pty) Ltd

Smart Talks

14:45 – 15:30

Smart City design for sustainability


Senior Representative, SACAP

Architecture Talks

15:00 – 15:45

Creating chemistry for a sustainable future


Senior Representative, BASF

Smart Talks

15:45 – 16:30

Smart Student Challenge

Architecture Talks

16:00 – 17:30

Understanding legislation pertaining to architecture in South Africa


Luvuko Mqaqa

National President, SAIBD

Videsh Boodu

National Vice President, SAIBD

Exhibit or sponsor

We know times are tough and budgets are tight but you still need to bring in those leads. Get in touch with us to see how we can help you achieve your objectives based on your budget.

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