Built to Last: Programme confirmed and tickets now on sale

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Our programme is confirmed and ticket sales are open! Join us as we take a deep dive into new ideas that will transform and strengthen New Zealand’s construction industry. Our line-up of national and international industry experts will speak on what construction best practice now looks like in a COVID-19 world, focusing on the core topics of Resilience, Technology and Wellbeing.  

Programme highlights include: 

Shawn Achor (New York Times bestselling author and Founder of GoodThinkInc, USA):
How to develop resilience for ourselves (the individual), while collectively growing the resilience of the companies and industry in which we work (the ecosystem) 

Jesse Devitte (Co-founder and General Partner, Building Ventures, USA):
How do we develop a productive, profitable, and resilient construction industry that is built to last?

Simon Lincoln (Partner, Make Architects, Hong Kong/London/Sydney):
How do we design and deliver a built environment that is built to last?

Case Study: Scott Base Redevelopment Project (Antarctica New Zealand, Jasmax, Leighs Construction):
The ultimate 'built to last' case-study, examining the core topics of resilience, technology, and wellbeing, in what is arguably the harshest environment in the world 

Registration options: 

NZIOB Member


In-person attendance FULL DAY

$525 plus GST

$675 plus GST

Virtual attendance FULL DAY

$345 plus GST

$495 plus GST

Virtual attendance HALF DAY

$245 plus GST

$345 plus GST

Built to Last
 will be delivered as a hybrid event, with in-person and virtual attendees and presenters. Visit the Built to Last website for the full Programme and ticket information.