Architecture-Talks
Concrete-Talks
Contractors-Talks
Smart-Talks
PVP-Talks

The African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo offers five technical talks, bringing like-minded people together to learn and share experiences about the built industry. Attendees have the opportunity to attend sessions based on industry interest and this year, we followed the industry trend of connecting the full value chain so that content areas and sectors are not siloed at the event.

Our workshop programme, extensively researched with professionals in the built environment across Africa, provide visitors with the knowledge to make their job easier. These FREE to attend workshops allows industry experts to present solutions to improve everyday work life.

Tuesday 9 June

Time

Contractor Talks
(CPD accredited)

Hall 5

Architecture Talks
(CPD accredited)

Hall 5

Smart Talks


Hall 4

13:00

Pursuing excellence in construction
Trevor Donga, Chief Executive, Namco Guarantees

Understanding the Architectural Profession Act
Senior representative, SACAP

Gravity storage as an alternative energy solution
Pierre Roux, Engineering Geologist, Pangaea Geophysics and Geodesy Working Group

Prize sponsor logos (3)
6

14:00

Understanding construction law
Martin van der Schyf, Partner, Tiefenthaler Attorneys Inc.

 

Best products and systems for surveying and geomatics
Senior representative, Leica Geosystems

Smart cities
Dean Gopal, Product Manager – Life Safety Division, EATON

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1

15:00

Drones and their impact on construction
Innocent Musonda, Associate Professor, University of Johannesburg

Enhancing the appearance of homes and corporate buildings
Senior representative, Knauf

Smart EV charging for smart cities
Winstone Jordaan, Director, GridCars

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Prize sponsor logos (2)
Prize sponsor logos (4)

16:00

Factors changing the scope of health and safety on building sites
Senior representative, ECASA*

BIM intelligent solutions for smart, sustainable infrastructure
Shuaib Yunos, BIM Technical Specialist: Civil Infrastructure, Baker Baynes

3

Wednesday 10 June

Time

Contractors Talks
(CPD accredited)

Hall 5

Architecture Talks
(CPD accredited)

Hall 5

Pumps, Valves and Pipes Talks

Hall 4

13:00

Calculating building costs correctly
Graham Alexander, Head of Tech and Idea Generation, Buildaid 

Introduction of EPCs and their impact on construction
Senior representative, Knauf

Pipeline corrosion protection

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Prize sponsor logos (2)

14:00

Investigating structure repairs
Wynand Greyling

Best practice for waterproofing
Sandor Dowling, Marketing Manager, Sanika Waterproofing Specialists

Pump design, maintenance and operation

Prize sponsor logos (5)

15:00

Project management trends revealing the complexity of future industry
Senior representative, Master Builders South Africa 

The role of landscape architecture in construction planning and implementation
Donavan Gillman, President, Institute of Landscape Architects of South Africa  

Pump design, maintenance and operation

12
13

Thursday 11 June

Time

Contractor Talks 
(CPD accredited)

Hall 5

Architecture Talks
(CPD accredited)

Hall 5

Concrete Talks


Hall 4

11:45

Project management trends revealing the complexity of future industry
Senior representative, Master Builders Association*

Energy efficiency for architects
Videsh Boodu, National Vice President, SAIBD

Africon Brick System – making quality bricks by hand using ground water
David Sassaman, MD, David Sassman Foundation

12
14

12:00

Insight into the updated BBBEE codes

 

Water harvesting for architects
Videsh Boodu, National Vice President, SAIBD

Concrete quality essentials
Jaco du Plessis, Director, Go Consult

14

13:00

Trends for contractors to watch as they influence how Africa is built

Understanding the relevance of CPD
Videsh Boodu, National Vice President, SAIBD

Successful project deliverance

14

13:00

 

 

Working with ready-mixed concrete