Technical Programme - Friday 13 October

Friday 13 October 2017

7.30 am – 8.00 am:  CCANZ AGM Breakfast

8.30 am – 10.15 am:  Session 3
Chairman:  Rick Henry

Paper 1:  KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:  'Aesthetic evaluation of concrete structures on the Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway'
Andrew Charleson - Victoria University of Wellington

Paper 2:  'Effective use of Concrete to achieve the High Quality Desired Urban Design Outcomes for Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway Project'
Jamil Khan / Geoff Brown - Beca Ltd; Craig Service - Fletcher Construction 

Paper 3:  'Concrete in Passive Houses - A Holistic Approach to Residential Living'
Ralf Kessel - Concrete New Zealand Inc

Paper 4:  'University of Waikato - Law and Management Faculty'
Hendrik Vermeulen; Bruce Curtain 


10.15 am – 11.00 am:  Morning Tea

11.00 am – 12.45 pm:  Session 4
Chairman:  Alessandro Palermo

Paper 1:  'Reinforced Concrete Wall Boundary Element Prism Testing'
Holly Wright - University of Auckland

Paper 2:  'Experimental testing of the next generation of low damage rocking bridge piers'
Royce Liu / Alessandro Palermo - University of Canterbury

Paper 3:  'Fibre optic relative humidity sensors for use in concrete structures'
Sebastiampillai Raymond / Yaodong Jia / A J Swanson / S Janssens / D Carder / D Bogunovic / J Schuyt - Callaghan Innovation

Paper 4:  'Use of Toothed Anchor Channels in Seismic Regions'
Andreas Boomkamp - Ancon Building Products

Paper 5:  'Towards an Electronic Ephemera: Exploring atmosphere and architectural space in virtual engines'
Eliot Blenkarne - Victoria University of Wellington


11.00 am – 12.45 pm:  Session 4A
NZRMCA Session
Chairman:  Paul Donoghue

Paper 1:  'Workforce diversity in the concrete sector: Challenge or Opportunity? The choice is yours'
Mark Williams / Jenny Connor / Greg Durkin - BCITO

Paper 2:  'A Case Study of Alkali-Silica Reaction in Concrete (involving very reactive siliceous glass) using Petrographic Techniques'
Ken Spring / Heather Spring / Thomas Spring - Geochempet Services

Paper 3:  'Playing with Concrete'
Brenda Vale / Robert Vale - Victoria University of Wellington

Paper 4:  '3D Printing of Concrete: Opportunities and Challenges'
Yaodong Jia / Conrad Lendrum - Callaghan Innovation

Paper 5:  'NZRMCA Health & Safety Forum: The Outcomes'
Brian Godfrey / Kyle Earnshaw - Allied Concrete Ltd


12.45 pm – 1.30 pm:  Lunch

1.30 pm onwards:  Range of Social Activities / Site Visit

6.30 pm:  Pre-dinner Drinks

7.00 pm:  Formal Conference Dinner & Awards Evening