PrefabNZ CoLab 2016

PrefabNZ CoLab 2016 PrefabNZ's CoLab is happening soon - this time in Auckland on 6-8 April 2016. It's the fun, interactive and provocative prefab event of the year.

is pleased to announce that CoLab 2016 is brought to you with CHH Woodproducts as our platinum partner. Please see our other wonderful partners listed below.

CoLab is jam-packed with interactive site visits, provocative presentations and keynote conversations on inspiring prefab projects from local heroes and international experts. It's all about fun provocation, interactive hands-on experience and future-forward innovative thinking.

PrefabNZ brings you the opportunity to collaborate and connect with inspiring and innovative individuals and organisations - both from New Zealand and overseas - to learn about innovative construction methods and offsite/prefab projects in an interactive, hands-on event. If you have any interest or involvement in the design and construction industry then CoLab is where you need to be!

100% of 2015's attendees would recommend the event to a colleague. CoLab is your chance to meet like-minded peers, have fun, and look ahead to our changing innovative construction landscape. We look forward to seeing you there! See event flyer here.

CoLab Programme
Download the CoLab 2016 Programme here.

CoLab Speakers include:
Daniel Scheibmair, Pryda - Frame & Truss on its way to greater Prefab
David Chandler, Western Sydney University - Is this a business? The conundrum for modern construction enterprises
Frances Valintine, The Mind Lab - Preparing for the Future
James McNicholas & Azmon Chetty - A Digitally Fabricated Environment; an exploration into creating components that form customisable modules
Julian Watt, Jasmax - Prefabrication of T2B Satellite Pier at Heathrow
A/Prof. Tuan Ngo, The University of Melbourne - Australia’s Prefabrication Relationship with Government + Research
Pat Shepherd, One Percent Collective - Inspiring a generosity movement in New Zealand
Shamubeel Eaqub, Economist - Unaffordable Housing – social outcomes
Scott Hedges - The Lindbacks System
Yusef Patel, The University of Auckland - Prefab Prototypes: rethinking DIY architecture through CNC fabrication.
Warren McGregor, PrefabAUS - Cross Industry Disruption and Collaboration – No Holds Barred
Plus case studies from Concision, James Hardie, PlaceMakers, Resene and Stanley


Shamubeel Eaqub
     Frances Valintine         Scott Hedges

CoLab Registration:
To register, please complete the adjacent form. Payment must be received prior to the event to confirm attendance.

PrefabNZ Members* - $400
Non-Members (2 days)- $700
Student (ID proof) - $250

One-day rates available on request.
10% discount for Construction Industry Council member organisations. Please note in comments when registering.
*PrefabNZ Members for 2016-17 financial year.

A special $149 conference rate is arranged with the nearby Scenic Hotel. To book, email or call 09-3741-741 using group name 'PrefabNZ' and reservation '1233406'.  

CPD Points:
ADNZ - 12 CPD points
NZIA - 30 CPD points Day1, 50pts Day2, 20pts Day3
BOINZ - 5 CPD points
NZIOB members - 3 CPD points for each day attended
LBP points applicable in the Elective Activities

Thanks to our sponsors:

CHH Woodproducts
Fletcher Window &
Door Systems
James Hardie
W & R Jacks
Stanley Group
Architecture Now

Please see event terms and conditions here.
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