Who to see at Inside Construction Expo 2023

Inside Construction Expo 2023 will be held from 20-21 September at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

With the countdown to the Inside Construction Expo 2023 to less than 30 days, it’s time to look at which speakers you will listen to over the two-day program.

An event dedicated to major commercial and civil projects in the Australian construction industry, the Expo is being held from September 20 to 21 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The conference program promises to be informative and engaging, with six themes being discussed over three stages across the two-day event.

The conference will cover the following six major themes:

  1. Workplace Wellbeing and Team Management
  2. Digital Transformation and Connectivity
  3. Sustainability and Environment
  4. Construction Productivity
  5. The Skills Gap: Training, Education, Recruitment and Careers
  6. Health and Safety

View the program here.

Tickets to attend the conference are FREE and provide trade show access.

Who will be speaking at Inside Construction Expo 2023?

Speakers include:

Harman Singh

Harman brings 20+ years of global professional experience in executive and management roles. He has worked in various technology-related businesses in the USA, Dubai, India and Australia.

Harman is presently the Smart Cities and Digital Solutions Lead at GHD Digital, where he pursues his passion for developing innovative solutions for smart cities and buildings. He’s also a part of the innovation team at a major transport infrastructure project in Victoria. Harman provides tech and data advisory services around key initiatives related to Smart Parking, Construction Technology and Connected Workers. In the past, he served as the Chief Innovation Officer at Brady Services, USA, leading the organisation to be awarded the “Most Innovative Workplace” in North Carolina in 2017.

Harman received his MBA from London Business School and currently serves on Standards Australia’s committee for Smart City Systems to foster standards development in this innovative space of smart cities. Harman is a regular speaker on smart technologies, applied innovation and digital transformation.

Sarah Marshall

Sarah joined Fulton Hogan in 2019 and led the operational functions of Health & Safety, People & Culture, Industrial Relations and Environment, and Community & Sustainability.

She is a courageous, resilient and highly respected leader with over 27 years of experience in the construction and infrastructure industry.

Sarah 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.

Janitha Senavirathna

Janitha is a chartered project management professional and civil engineer with experience in infrastructure projects in Australia and Sri Lanka. He works as a project manager with CPB Contractors Pty Ltd for TasWater Capital Delivery Program. It ensures timely and cost-effective delivery of quality capital works projects for TasWater and the Tasmanian community. Janitha’s career began as a site engineer on a major road project before transitioning to the National Water Supply and Drainage Board in Sri Lanka, focusing on water and sewer projects.

In Australia, Janitha joined John Holland Pty Ltd for the Goulburn Murray Water Connections Project as a Separable Portion Manager, overseeing tendering and construction to enhance irrigation systems. He holds degrees in Master of Engineering Science in Project Management and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.

Janitha is also the current chair of the Young Engineers Australia Tasmanian Chapter. This showcases his dedication to promoting engineering in the community.

Kenny Luu

Kenny is a chartered engineer with over 18 years of experience in the concept and detailed design of bridges, prestressed concrete structures, earth retaining structures and other civil structures. He also has extensive research experience. In this research, he gained a comprehensive understanding of various structural design standards worldwide. Kenny spent time studying Ground Engineering topics, including dynamic effects on jointed rock masses and tunnelling.

Kenny possesses strong technical skills and an in-depth understanding of constructability requirements. These attributes have enabled him to achieve innovative and cost-effective project design solutions.

Kenny has led the bridges and civil structures teams on several large-scale multi-disciplinary rail and road Infrastructure projects. His most recent projects include the M4 Smart Motorway, M1 Smart Motorway and the Western Road Upgrades – Initial Rehabilitation Works.

To register, you can head to the Inside Construction Expo website.

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