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Colloquium on Managing Construction in the 21st Century
The Colloquium on Managing Construction in the 21st Century was successfully held on 21 June 2022 as a hybrid event at Western Sydney University, Australia and online. It was organised by the Centre for Smart Modern Construction (c4SMC) and the CIB Student Chapter (CIBSC), School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment, Western Sydney University. The Colloquium featured presentations and a panel discussion by eminent academics from around the globe on themes of resilience, capacity and capability building, sustainability, and digitalisation in construction.
The video recordings of the Colloquium are provided in the links below:
https://youtu.be/sfWEx-C36vQ - Opening Session, with the Welcome by Professor Mike Kagioglou, Dean of the School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment, Western Sydney University; Introduction to the Centre for Smart Modern Construction by Professor Srinath Perera, Director, Centre for Smart Modern Construction and Chair of Built Environment & Construction Management, School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment, Western Sydney University; and Introduction to the CIB Student Chapter by De-Graft Joe Opoku, Doctoral Research Candidate at c4SMC and President of the CIB Student Chapter, Western Sydney University. Event MC – Buddhini Ginigaddara, Doctoral Research Candidate at c4SMC, Western Sydney University.
https://youtu.be/2NySdLR-oxc - Panel Discussion on Integrating Digital Technologies into the Construction Management Process.
Panel Members: Professor Mike Kagioglou, Dean, School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment, Western Sydney University, Australia;
Professor Patricia Tzortzopoulos, Associate Dean for Research and Enterprise and Director of the Innovative Design Lab at the School of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Huddersfield, UK;
Associate Professor Thayaparan Gajendran, Assistant Dean – Education, College of Engineering, Science and Environment (Acting), The University of Newcastle, Australia;
Associate Professor Xiaohua Jin, Director of Academic Program - Project Management PG, School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment, Western Sydney University, Australia.
Moderator: Professor Srinath Perera, Director, Centre for Smart Modern Construction and Chair of Built Environment & Construction Management, School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment, Western Sydney University, Australia.
https://youtu.be/GzMhmCpc52s - Mass Customisation in Housing: Managing Trade-offs Between Value-Generation and Efficiency by Professor Carlos Formoso, Professor in Construction Management at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil.
https://youtu.be/pRV8_tlqEmI - Building Resilience into Design and Construction of Critical Infrastructure byProfessor Makarand (Mark) Hastak, Professor and the Dernlan Family Head of Construction Engineering and Management and Professor of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, USA.
https://youtu.be/UCXnCBa2-BU - Performance Measurement and Practices for Managing Sustainable Construction Sites by Associate Professor Dayana Bastos Costa, Associate Professor of Construction Management, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil.
https://youtu.be/jjcxJpeniik - Towards Building Capacity and Capability for Construction Sector: Unlocking the Potentials of Industry-Based Academic Research by Professor Monty Sutrisna, Professor of Construction and Project Management, Head of School, School of Built Environment, College of Sciences, Massey University, New Zealand.
https://youtu.be/owjrpQ-h504 - Spatial Digital Twins in Construction by Professor Sisi Zlatanova, Head GRID, School of Built Environment, Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture, UNSW Sydney, Australia.
https://youtu.be/Zx6fdTUsrCM - Vote of Thanks by Shiyamini Ratnasabapathy, Doctoral Research Candidate and Secretary of the CIB Student Chapter, Western Sydney University.