Bunnings Trade Speaker Series
Attend the Bunnings Trade Speaker Series for free to up-skill and expand your knowledge on topics showcasing the latest trends and insights. The Bunnings Trade Speaker Series is a hub of knowledge on key topics and issues critical to people who design, construct and manage New Zealand’s buildings and facilities. This is your opportunity to absorb all the knowledge of leading industry experts via panel discussions, seminars, workshops and networking opportunities. All under the one roof and all absolutely free. There's no catch! Additionally, as outlined in MBIE’s LBP Skills Maintenance Scheme, attendees will be able to claim 1 LBP point for each hour of relevant elective activities including the educational speaker series and workshops at the Mega Event.
Seminars Day 1 - 12 August 2020
Doris Sung - Director of Undergraduate Programs at University of Southern California, USA
Ulrich Frerk - Founder & Technical Director at Adroit
Michael Hempseed - Author of Being a True Hero: Understanding and Preventing Suicide in Your Community
John Sneyd - General Manager Building System Performance Branch (Building, Resources & Markets) at the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
Seminars Day 2 - 13 August 2020
Panelists: Andrew Eagles - Chief Executive Officer at Green Building Council. Grant Florence - Chief Executive Officer at NZ Certified Builders. James Wallace - Managing Director at Kingfisher Group. Jenny Parker - Immediate Past President at National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) NZ. Sian Taylor - Owner Team Green Architects.
Jarrod Kerr - Chief Economist at Kiwibank
Kirk Hardy - Chief Executive Officer and Founder at The Drug Detection Agency Limited. Glenn Dobson – Chief Operating Officer at The Drug Detection Agency Limited. Rod Dale – Group Technical Manager at The Drug Detection Agency Limited.
Frances Valintine - Founder & Chief Executive Officer at The Mind Lab and Tech Futures Lab. John McDermott - Executive Council representative at NZ IoT Alliance. Priti Ambani - Director of Innovation at Tech Futures Lab.