WoodSolutions and Western Sydney University c4SMC Seminar

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre Helping Advancement in Construction

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) works with industry to develop the very latest in off-site construction.
CSIC’s purpose is to support and link expertise around the country to find solutions to innovation challenges. The centre has a 3,500 m2 Innovation Factory that is fitted out with the latest in digital fabrication equipped such as Industrial and Collaborative Robot, CLT Vacuum Press, Offsite Manufacturing Cell and Tilting Transfer Tables, Multi-Material 3D Printer, timber cutting and milling equipment, Microsoft Reality Headset and HoloLens Augmented.
Presenter Ms Black, Head of Business Relationships at CSIC will take us through the journey of this emerging industry in Scotland, articulating the challenges it has faced, the progress it is making and the strategic, technical and skills initiatives that are in place to help the industry grow quickly through collaboration to meet the challenging build and sustainability targets put in place by the Scottish Government.
In addition to Ms Black there will be a panel of experts in construction fabrication to discuss their experiences and answer questions.

Joint Seminar

WoodSolutions has partnered up with Western Sydney University’s Centre for Smart Modern Construction (c4SMC). The centre aim is to maximise the potential of the construction industry in Western Sydney, and beyond, as it responds to the challenges of sustainability, digitalisation, industrialisation and globalisation.

Event Programme

10.30Registration and Morning Tea 
11.05Construction Scotland Innovation Centre - Helping advancements in ConstructionLucy Black
11.45Expert PanelVarious industry & academic experts

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About Lucy Black

Ms Black, Head of Business Relationships at Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, with a career in economic development and consultancy focused on innovation and international collaboration for the last 20 years, will describe how the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre is helping businesses and academia to develop new products, processes, business models and services within the offsite construction space.

Lucy has worked extensively with innovative companies and universities across Scotland and Europe within the digital, construction and renewable energy sectors. She will inform the latest development in this area.

Event Details

$75.00 (includes GST) for all design and building professionals

Tuesday 19th March 2019

111 Harrington Street, Sydney

10.30 to 1.30 pm

Morning Tea and lunch

CPD certificates of attendance available for all professions.
1 formal CPD points available for architects.

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For further information contact:
Mariela | Phone: 0420 232 253 | Email: info@tdansw.asn.au

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Please note: WoodSolutions reserves the right to cancel this event and/or change the program and speakers without notice. Registrants may be contacted by WoodSolutions about future seminars and events.

Resourced by Forest and Wood Products Australia Ltd (FWPA) and the Australian Government, WoodSolutions is an industry initiative designed to provide information on timber and wood products to individuals and companies involved in building design and construction. WoodSolutions is a collaborative effort between FWPA members and forest and wood product levy payers and is supported by timber industry peak bodies and technical associations.