AUBEA 2022

23 - 25 November 2022, Western Sydney University,
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

The 45th Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA) conference will be held at Western Sydney University, Kingswood Campus, Sydney, Australia from 23 - 25 November 2022. AUBEA 2022 is organised this year by the School of Engineering, Design, and Built Environment in collaboration with the Centre for Smart Modern Construction, Western Sydney University. The conference will be in a hybrid format with both in-person and online attendance.

With the theme of “Global Challenges in a Disrupted World: Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Approaches in the Built Environment”, AUBEA 2022 brings together researchers, educators, students, and industry practitioners from Australia and other regions, to share knowledge, collaborate, reflect, and learn current issues and participate in shaping the future of the construction and built environment sectors.

All papers submitted to the AUBEA 2022 conference will undergo a rigorous double-blind peer review process. Independent referees will be selected from the appointed scientific committee  and qualified conference authors/academics.

Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission: 26 June 2022
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 24 July 2022
  • Paper Submission: 04 September 2022
  • Paper Acceptance Notification: 16 October 2022
  • Final Paper Submission: 23 October 2022
  • Conference Dates: 23-25 November 2022

AUBEA 2022 Organising Committee

Conference Chair

  • Professor Mike Kagioglou

Conference Co-chairs

  • Professor Srinath Perera
  • Professor Vivian Tam
  • Associate Professor Mary Hardie
  • Associate Professor Swapan Saha

AUBEA 2022 Program Committee


  • Professor Srinath Perera

Theme Leaders

  • Construction Project Management: Dr. Ali Al-Ashwal
  • Digitalisation of Construction: Dr. Wei Zhou
  • Industrialisation of Construction: Dr. Md Kamrul Hassan
  • Sustainability in Built Environment: Associate Professor Sepani Senaratne
  • Resilience in Built Environment: Dr. Robert Osei-Kyei
  • Health and Safety in Construction: Dr. Sameera Wijesiri Pathirana
  • Education in Built Environment: Dr Brendan Kirkland
  • CIB Doctoral School - AUBEA 2022: Associate Professor Yingbin Feng


  • Thilini Weerasuriya

Conference Proceedings Subcommittee

  • Associate Professor Xiaohua (Sean) Jin
  • Associate Professor Sepani Senaratne
  • Associate Professor Yingbin Feng
  • Dr. Ali Al-Ashwal
  • Dr Brendan Kirkland
  • Dr. Robert Osei-Kyei
  • Dr. Md Kamrul Hassan
  • Dr. Sameera Wijesiri Pathirana
  • Dr. Wei Zhou
  • Dr. Krisanthi Seneviratne
  • Samudaya Nanayakkara
  • De-Graft Joe Opoku
  • Thilini Weerasuriya
  • Augustine Senanu Komla Kukah
  • Prasad Perera
  • Isaac Akomea-Frimpong
  • Mohammed Hummadi
  • Klaudia Jaskula
  • Kola Olayiwola

Registrations and Logistics Subcommittee

  • Associate Professor Payam Rahnamayiezekavat
  • Dr. Matt Stevens
  • Dr. Anthony Butera
  • Dr. Laura Melo c e de Almeida
  • Dr. Wenchi Shou
  • Lavender Liu
  • Shiyamini Ratnasabapathy
  • Alyce Coleman

AUBEA 2022 Scientific Committee

  • Professor Mike Kagioglou, Western Sydney University
  • Professor Srinath Perera, Western Sydney University
  • Professor Vivian Tam, Western Sydney University
  • Associate Professor Yingbin Feng, Western Sydney University
  • Associate Professor Mary Hardie, Western Sydney University
  • Associate Professor Xiaohua Jin, Western Sydney University
  • Associate Professor Payam Rahnamayiezekavat, Western Sydney University
  • Associate Professor Swapan Saha, Western Sydney University
  • Associate Professor Sepani Senaratne, Western Sydney University
  • Associate Professor Ajibade Aibinu, The University of Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Guillermo Aranda-Mena, RMIT University
  • Professor Albert Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Associate Professor Nicholas Chileshe, University of South Australia
  • Associate Professor Vaughan Coffey, Queensland University of Technology
  • Dr Wallace Enegbuma, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Professor Valerie Francis, The University of Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Thayaparan Gajendran, The University of Newcastle
  • Professor Usha Iyer-Raniga, RMIT University
  • Dr Marcus Jefferies, The University of Newcastle
  • Professor Imriyas Kamardeen, Deakin University
  • Associate Professor Yongjian Ke, University of Technology Sydney
  • Associate Professor Linda Kestle, Unitec
  • Professor Farzad Khosrowshahi, Victoria University
  • Associate Professor Chyi Lin Lee, The University of New South Wales
  • Professor Charles Lemckert, University of Canberra
  • Professor Martin Loosemore, University of Technology Sydney
  • Professor Tayyab Maqsood, RMIT University
  • Associate Professor Jasper Mbachu, Bond University
  • Associate Professor Dane Miller, Bond University
  • Professor Anthony Mills, Deakin University
  • Professor Henry Odeyinka, Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Associate Professor Alfred  Olatunji , University of Southern Queensland
  • Dr Mehran Oraee, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Vidal Paton-Cole, The University of Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Raufdeen Rameezdeen, University of South Australia
  • Associate Professor James Rotimi, Massey University
  • Associate Professor Willy Sher, The University of Newcastle
  • Associate Professor Peter Smith, University of Technology Sydney
  • Professor Monty Sutrisna, Massey University
  • Professor Zora Vrcelj, Victoria University
  • Professor Ron Wakefield, RMIT University
  • Professor Suzanne Wilkinson, Massey University
  • Professor Peter Wong, RMIT University
  • Professor Peng Wu, Curtin University
  • Associate Professor Bo Xia, Queensland University of Technology
  • Associate Professor Xianbo Zhao, Central Queensland University
  • Professor Jian Zuo, The University of Adelaide