PrefabNZ CoLab 2017

PrefabNZ CoLab 2017

PrefabNZ's annual CoLab extravaganza is coming... REGISTER NOW for Earlybird rates until 31 January 2017

Tuesday 21 March - conference and Wednesday 22 March -site tours - the site visit day is in collaboration with New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB). It's THE fun, interactive and provocative prefab event of the year.

PrefabNZ is pleased to announce that CoLab 2017 is brought to you by XLam and CHH Woodproducts. Please see all our wonderful partners listed below.

What is CoLab? You can download the flyer here: CoLab Flyer 21st Dec.pdf

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CoLab is PrefabNZ's annual conference, jam-packed with interactive site visits, thought provoking presentations and keynote conversations on inspiring innovative projects from local heroes and international experts. It's all about a fun interactive hands-on experience and future-forward thinking.

PrefabNZ brings you the opportunity to connect and collaborate with inspiring and innovative individuals and organisations to learn about innovative construction methods and offsite/prefab projects. If you have any interest or involvement in the medium-term evolution of the design and construction industry then CoLab is where you need to be!

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.

Past Attendees:

100% of 2016's attendees would recommend the event to a colleague. They said...

"It was great to see so many passionate people wanting to share their knowledge in this sector which has so much potential!"

"Thoroughly enjoyed the conference. Very well put together and possibly the first conference in history where I didn’t yawn once!"

"Most enjoyed meeting people (great people!) and having the opportunity to all sit in a room and talk about doing things better."

"Great networking opportunity. Great way to keep up with what’s progressing (or not) in the industry."

CoLab Programme:
21 March - Conference day.

22 March - Site visit day in collaboration with the Constructing Our World event run by NZ Institute of Building, Australian Institute of Building and Singapore Institute of Building.

CoLab Confirmed Speakers:
International Keynote Speaker - Helena Lidelöw, Associate Professor (biträdande professor/docent) in Timber Structures, Luleå, University of Technology., Sweden. "Industrialised construction in Sweden – from single-family homes to multi-family buildings"

More speakers to be announced.

CoLab pricing:

Earlybird Member*

Dec 1 – Jan 31


Earlybird Non-member (2 days only)

Dec 1 – Jan 31


Earlybird Student (ID proof required)

Dec 1 – Jan 31


Regular member*

Feb 1 – Mar 19


Regular Non-member (2 days only)

Feb 1 – Mar 19


Regular Student (ID proof required)

Feb 1 – Mar 19


One-day rates available on request.

*PrefabNZ Members for 2017-18 financial year.

CPD Points:

ADNZ, NZIA, BOINZ and NZIOB points - to be confirmed. LBP points applicable in the Elective Activities.

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CHH Woodproducts
Stanley Group
W & R Jacks
James Hardie
Paul Industries

Please see event terms and conditions here.

CoLab Booking:
To book, please use the 'Book Now' button below, which will open a new window with a booking form. Payment must be received prior to the event to confirm attendance. Payment can be via PayPal, bank transfer or invoice.

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