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Inside Construction Expo conference program announced

The conference program for September’s inaugural Inside Construction Expo has been announced, with a range of hot industry topics up for discussion over the two-day event.

The over 150-strong roster of speakers will present topics covering six major themes, including:

  • Workplace Wellbeing & Team Management
  • Digital Transformation & Connectivity
  • Sustainability & Environment
  • Construction Productivity
  • The Skills Gap: Training, Education, Recruitment & Careers
  • Health & Safety

Sponsored by Komatsu and Position Partners, the conference aims to provide the perfect forum to discuss these and other challenges facing the construction and infrastructure industries in Victoria and beyond.

Among the range of industry voices will be:

James Kennedy – Head of Safety and Environment, Australian Rail Track Corporation

James has more than 27 years’ experience in the construction industry working for Tier 1 Contractors across both Australia and Asia.

He is now applying his extensive construction delivery experience and client-side focus to lead safety and environment functions at business unit level to create safer and more sustainable workplaces.

Joe Smith – CEO, National Fire Industry Association

Joe Smith is CEO of the National Fire Industry Association. He has significant national and international political experience from his time in the UK and Europe, as well as a background in finance and marketing.

Real fire protection means great work is done by an industry with professionals with the right skills and experience. It means proper licensing to reflect the skills and experience needed by both workers and businesses. It makes for a safer Australia.

Jono Bonifant – CEO, Lentune

Jono Bonifant is the Director and CEO of Lentune, a company dedicated to building smarter construction software. Lentune creates clever tech solutions that radically improve the way construction businesses process and view cost management information.

Lentune’s recent selection for the prestigious “Culture 50 – Emerging companies” award reflects Jono’s dedication to creating a positive work culture, driven by core values.

Sarah Marshall – EGM People, Safety & Sustainability, Fulton Hogan

With more than 27 years’ experience working in the construction and infrastructure industry, Sarah has developed into a highly respected leader.

She has spent her career spearheading positive cultural change in the infrastructure industry, including driving infrastructure sustainability, reducing the stigma of mental health issues, increasing Indigenous engagement and procurement, workforce employment, skilling and training, and driving improvements in diversity. Sarah is also an experienced government and NFP Board Director.

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