DAY ONE

Restructuring New Zealand - commercial construction landscape

Thursday 12 August

Time

Session

7.30AM
8.30 - 8.40AM
Registration Desk Opens
Mihi

8.40 - 8.55AM
Restructuring New Zealand 
Welcome and introduction - why we are here and what we want to achieve 

8.55 – 10.00AM

State of the Sector
The annual survey provides a stocktake of what is happening across the broader construction landscape – what’s working well, what’s not and what the big issues and opportunities. Session includes a video presentation of the results and a panel discussion.

10.00 - 10.30AM
Government’s Term of Delivery – An Update From Minister Robertson 
The Minister of Finance and Infrastructure shares his views on how New Zealand can address its critical infrastructure deficit. He will also update us on the newly established Implementation Unit. You will have an opportunity to ask your questions of the Minister. 
10.30 - 11.00AM
Morning Tea Break

11.00 – 11.30AM
Prioritising Critical Infrastructure – An Update from the Infrastructure Commission 
The CEO of the Infrastructure Commission provides an update on their first year, including progress of the 30-year strategy. 
11.30 – 12.30PM

What’s Next for the Construction Accord 
The Construction Sector Accord originated at Constructive. It has provided a successful platform for Government and the sector to work together to address key issues. Much has already been achieved, this session recaps on successes and looks at what’s next.

12.30 – 1.30PM
Lunch Break

1.30 – 1.50PM
Business Leadership – Defining What Good Looks Like 
What makes a successful and high-performing construction business? PWC are leading work to define what good looks like – we provide an update on the process. 
 
1.50 – 2.50PM

The Diversity Opportunity  
Construction is lagging many industry in terms of diversity in the workforce. This means we are missing out on great talent. With the current skills shortage this issue is gaining more attention – but what is the sector doing to improve its diversity record?

2.50 - 3.10PM
Afternoon Tea Break

3.10 - 3.30PM
Climate Change – How Our Sector is Responding 
Climate change requires all industries to do things differently. This applies not only to what we build, but also how we build. This session looks at where the sector is today, what are the opportunities and barriers in decarbonisation. 

3.30 - 4.30PM

Our Climate Response in Action
We look at examples of new builds and retrofit projects which are contributing to new approaches in decarbonisation.

4.30 - 4.45PM
Summary and Wrap-up of Day One
7PM
Day One Constructive Dinner
Shed 6
Business/Smart Casual attire