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Inside Construction Expo program announced

With the first-ever Inside Construction Expo 2023 on the horizon, register now to see experts in construction tackle the subjects that matter the most to the industry

The countdown is on for Australia’s newest construction expo and conference. The 2023 Inside Construction Expo will kick off September 20–21 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, bringing together Australia’s infrastructure industry to highlight technical expertise and professional insight.

Set to provide an ideal forum to discuss the rapid evolution and challenges facing the Australian infrastructure sector, the Inside Construction Expo will feature a comprehensive list of experienced industry speakers and prominent sponsors to address the transformation of the construction in Victoria and beyond.

Over 100 industry speakers

With the key focus of ‘engineering the future’, the Inside Construction Expo is the ideal forum for experts to share their experience and opinions on the challenges facing the construction industry today.

Running alongside the expo, a seminar series will feature over 100 speakers across multiple stages, discussing topics such as labour shortages, supply chain management, upcoming major infrastructure development, workplace health and safety, business management and gender equality.

Some notable industry voices include the following:

Hacia Atherton

The CEO and founding director of Empowered Women in Trades, Hacia Atherton is an industry thought leader in inspiring women to join and build their careers within the construction and related industries.

As an entrepreneur, Atherton has focused on inspiring women to overcome adversity through leadership coaching and shifting industry culture to create a more supportive environment.

Martin Smith

Currently the group general manager for health, sustainability and climate at John Holland, Martin Smith has worked for several major corporations over the past 30 years in the area of workplace health, safety and environment.

He is a passionate advocate for mental health in the construction industry and working at the intersection of health, safety, environment, governance and technology.

Clare Tubolets

The CEO of SmartCrete CRC, Clare Tubolets’ focus is on research collaboration to support concrete sustainability and viability in Australia.

Tubolets has extensive experience in collaborative roles in government, university and industry, including grants program management, research and CRC operational management, and is passionate about unlocking collaborative potential by bringing together world leading research and industry specialists to solve real-world problems.

Paul King

Paul King is the sector director for construction at Bentley Systems, responsible for leading the global Construction Solution Engineering team, supporting project delivery organisations with their digital transformation and helping them to create tailored strategies focused on business value and integrating them into everyday operations.

He’s passionate about driving business improvement and has championed the use of digital technology and processes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of project delivery teams and owners around the world.

Harman Singh

Harman Singh is the digital solutions lead at GHD Digital, where he works with key clients and executives as a strategic advisor, leading the development of innovative solutions for smart cities and communities to improve our overall quality of life.

As an entrepreneur, Harman co-founded a start-up in the IoT space for smart buildings and is a regular speaker on smart technologies and digital transformation.

The speaker program has now been released and is available here:

Industry support

Taking on the main sponsor role of Inside Construction Expo 2023 is assembly and fitting specialist Wurth Australia.

“This event will provide an unparalleled opportunity for us to showcase our latest products and innovations, as well as to connect with fellow professionals and share insights and expertise,” Wurth Australia CEO Serge Oppedisano says.

“We are thrilled to be part of the 2023 Inside Construction Expo, which promises to be a game-changer for the industry.”

Also supporting the event are conference sponsors Position Partners and Komatsu; bringing global expertise in cutting-edge technology and machinery manufacturing.

Position Partners has more than 30 years’ experience with surveying and machine control technology, with a range that provides end-to-end solutions for civil and infrastructure projects. Events such as Inside Construction Expo 2023 are vital to the industry, Position Partners marketing and communications executive manager Gina Velde says.

“Events are experiencing a resurgence post-lockdowns, and nothing beats in-person conversations, especially when it comes to showcasing new technology,” she explains.

With the question of how the construction industry can adapt to a changing future and take advantage of technological innovation a core aspect of Inside Construction 2023, having the input of major OEMs such as Komatsu is also vital to advancing the sector as a whole.

“Our Smart Construction technology is a major development in improving productivity and safety in the construction industry through the application of unique technology and integrated products,” Komatsu says.

Register now!

This event is suitable for anyone in the construction industry, from Tier 1 managers to small contractors, so register your interest now.

Registration is free for both the exhibition and the conference. For more information and to register to secure your place, visit

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