The Building Products Industry Council (BPIC) hosted our annual industry event – Building Leaders Brief Industry 2022. The event was attended by 62 participants with the event focused on advising senior building product supplier executives about issues to do with regulatory change, economic outlook, government and industry projects, changes to product compliance frameworks, and potential new marketing/promotional/innovation opportunities. This, the 4th annual event was a face-to-face conference held in Lendlease’s offices at Barangaroo in Sydney.

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Building Confidence Report Implementation Update

An update of progress on the BCR Implementation Plan, what it means for building product suppliers and regulators charged with overseeing compliance, and what should senior management be closely monitoring. | BRONWYN WEIR – Managing Director – Weir Legal and Consulting

Responsible Products Framework

The vision of the Framework is to drive the supply chain to deliver transparent, healthy, low-impact and net zero carbon products that are part of a circular economy. The Framework outlines criteria for scoring how ‘responsible’ a product is, to support the built environment industry in adapting to and driving this change. | JORGE CHAPA – Head of Market Transformation – GBCA



Emerging Economic Threats in Construction

  • Coping with the building boom fallout.
  • 2022 COVID effects in the construction sector.
  • Potential geopolitical conflict in Asia.
    What actions suppliers should take to mitigate emerging threats and/or capitalise on opportunities. | PATRICK COGHLAN – CEO – CreditorWatch | JAMES O’DONNELL – MD – CreditorWatch

Prefab Innovation Hub

PreFabAus is part of the new Prefab Innovation Hub and one of the challenges to be addressed will be demonstrating product conformity and provenance in an Industry 4.0 environment. | DAMIEN CROUGH – PreFabAus



National Building Product Assurance Framework

The National Building Product Assurance Framework represents a nationally agreed response to building product safety. The Framework is a new way to help ensure that building products are used in a way that complies with the NCC. | DYAN JOHNSON – Manager of Policy and Economics – Master Builders Queensland

Renovate or Rebuild Season 1 – Outcomes

Analytics and outcomes of the recently aired reality TV show that attracted 3.4 million viewers across all episodes, where home-owners, unsure whether they should renovate or rebuild, get help from expert teams and architects who eventually pitch their designs on a life-size floor plan. | JAMES MCGREGOR – CEO – The Blue Tribe Company