Exploring an industry and a built environment that is ‘built to last’

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In three weeks today, the NZIOB will be hosting Built to Last, a one-day conference positioned as a deep dive into new ideas that will transform and strengthen construction industries globally. Focusing on the core topics of resilience, technology and wellbeing, Built to Last will be delivered in a hybrid format, with ‘in-person’ and ‘virtual’ speakers and attendees alike. 

Programme highlights include: 

Case Study: Scott Base Redevelopment Project
Presented by Simon Shelton, Scott Base Redevelopment Senior Project Manager, Antarctica New Zealand; Euan Mac Kellar, Principal, Jasmax; and Anthony Leighs, Managing Director, Leighs Construction
The redevelopment of Scott Base, New Zealand’s home in Antarctica, is the largest and most complex project ever undertaken by Antarctica New Zealand. The ultimate ‘Built to Last’ case study, this session will examine the core topics of resilience, technology and wellbeing in what is arguably the harshest environment in the world. 

Simon Lincoln, Asia Pacific Director, Make Architects, Hong Kong/London/Sydney
Designed to last: An international journey (the benefit of enduring design as a catalyst for maximising the potential of our built environment)

Shawn Achor*, New York Times bestselling author & Founder of GoodThinkInc, Texas, 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) *Shawn’s TED Talk presentation is one of the 25 most popular talks of all time, having drawn more than 22 million viewers to date. 

View the full Built to Last Progamme and book your tickets online.