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    See our schedule below.

    • FRIDAY 9 AUGUST 2024
    • SATURDAY 10 AUGUST 2024

    MEETING ROOM 6:

    08:45 – 09:45 BPAA - Mr Peter McLennan Backflow Prevention Regulatory overview. Backflow prevention and cross-connection Codes and Standards are developed so that the public is provided with safe drinking water. If backflow prevention saves lives, like smoke detectors do…..Then why is backflow prevention policy at local government level so erratic? This presentation provides the audience an understanding and an insight to the Australian backflow prevention regulatory framework. REGISTER HERE
    10:15 – 11:15 Watts Water Technologies - Mr Matthew Vassallo Watts Water Technologies, a global leader founded in 1874, offers innovative plumbing, heating, and water quality solutions. AVG, part of Watts, have designed and distributed time-saving reliable products for Australian plumbers since 1995. Enware, another Watts brand, engineer total water solutions for commercial projects in Australia across Healthcare, Education and Industrial Safety for over 85-years. Find out more about Watts Australia solutions as well as the Watts Works Learning & Technical Program that is empowering the plumbing community in growing their knowledge and skills. REGISTER HERE
    11:45 – 12:45 Geberit Australia - Lance Li SuperTube Solution / Innovation for drainage in high rise buildings - Join us for an insightful seminar on the "SuperTube Solution." Explore innovative drainage solutions for high-rise buildings that optimise space, reduce costs, and enhance efficiency. The session includes a live showcase of the SuperTube working display, providing hands-on experience with this cutting-edge technology. REGISTER HERE
    13:15 – 14:15 Rheem Australia Product demonstration REGISTER HERE
    15:00 - 16:00 Ascora Job Management Seminar REGISTER HERE

    MEETING ROOM 7:

    07:30 – 08:30 Small Business Development Corporation - Mr Andrew Maurice The 8 steps on how to start your own business. Starting a business is the beginning of an exiting and sometimes challenging period in your life. Suddenly you find yourself immersed in a whole new world of licensing, insurance, marketing and leasing. It is easy to feel overwhelmed. This workshop will guide you through the early stages of establishing your business. REGISTER HERE
    09:00 – 10:00 Coerco - Mr Baran Unal Explore Coerco's innovative, WA-based plumbing solutions at Booth 16. Join our seminar on Friday, 9 August 2024, in Meeting Room 7 from 9am – 10am for insights into our comprehensive range, featuring superior engineering in both pre-engineered and bespoke .solutions. Visit www.coerco.com.au for more info. REGISTER HERE
    10:30 – 11:30 OTG Group - Mr Russell Green ESTIMATING IN TODAYS MARKET - Join OTG Group's one-hour workshop at the WA Plumbing Expo for a hands-on introduction to plumbing estimating. Learn from experienced plumbing estimators based in Perth about estimating materials, labour, costs, and using digital tools. It is ideal for hydraulic contractors aiming to price and win more work. Don’t miss this unique opportunity! REGISTER HERE
    12:00 – 13:00 Galvin Engineering - Mr Tim Galvin Advancements in water management are changing the way we address challenges. Emerging smart systems promise to revolutionise the precision with which we pinpoint and tackle water-related issues. Focussing on seamless installation, commissioning, and operation, these innovative solutions are poised to simplify complex processes. Moreover, they offer significant savings in both water consumption and maintenance costs. REGISTER HERE
    13:30 – 14:30 Zetco Valves - Mr Scott Michaels Scott will be presenting some of Zetco’s recent innovations in valves including lead free. REGISTER HERE

    MEETING ROOM 8:

    07:45 – 08:45 DTWD An insightful presentation on migration services initiatives, aimed at empowering skilled migrants to thrive in WA while assisting businesses in the labour shortage by hiring skilled migrants. REGISTER HERE
    09:15 – 10:15 Acu-Tech Piping Systems Discover the future of plumbing in our workshop showcasing advanced Polyweld techniques. Witness seamless jointing and durability testing firsthand as we unveil innovations reshaping the industry. Join us for an interactive demonstration and experience the efficiency and reliability of Polyweld solutions. REGISTER HERE
    10:45 - 11:45 Mates In Construction - Leon King and Mark King (Proudly sponsored by Galvins Plumbing Supplies) General Awareness Training (GAT). MATES aims to achieve 100% suicide awareness on-site/in the workplace by running this training regularly. The one-hour session introduces workers to the problem of suicide and mental health in the industry and describes how some behaviours could indicate that a workmate may be at risk of suicide and how they may be able to help by following a few easy steps. MATES in Construction’s General Awareness Training (GAT) makes it clear to the industry that for some workers this culture is life threatening. Workers need space, opportunity and permission to discuss personal issues while at work. REGISTER HERE
    12:15 – 13:15 Tradelink - Troy Ramse, Russell Di-Giambattista and Rocco Cutri Tradelink will be conducting product demonstrations from Hydra Storm and TradePex. TradePex will be showcasing PEX installations with TradePex Sleeve, Crimp and Lightning. They believe that hassle-free plumbing shouldn’t be a pipe dream. Combining fit-out versatility with durability, their pipes make the job easier with compromising on quality. REGISTER HERE
    13:45 – 14:45 Standards Australia - Mr Levi Robinson The presentation will provide an overview of changes to the AS 3500 series and other plumbing Standards. You will discover how you can be involved in Standards development, how Standards Australia is working closely with industry to make the Standards process more efficient, and the ongoing focus to improve access and affordability whilst remaining industry-led and transparent. REGISTER HERE

    MEETING ROOM 6:

    07:15 – 08:15 Gould Instruments - Mr Brian Gould Introducing a new range of Australian made, high accuracy digital instruments and tools for the plumbing, backflow prevention and fire protection industries. REGISTER HERE
    08:45 – 09:45 Britex - David Kelly Stainless steel in the WA market - As the leading Australian manufacturer Stainless sanitaryware, we highlight the latest technology in our designs and our commitment to standards and compliance, and we will unveil some of our latest products. Our collaboration with our Western Australian and national partners helps drive our innovation and ensures world class quality across all fronts, that helps set new industry standards. REGISTER HERE
    10:45 – 11:45 ICC Oceania - Mr Neil Savery Product traceability and TIC - This seminar will discuss on the increasing international requirements being placed on traceability of products, including plumbing, driven by the legislative need in some countries, and consumer expectations in others, to report on the environmental performance of products, such as their embodied carbon and whole of life characteristics. REGISTER HERE

    MEETING ROOM 7:

    09:00 – 10:00 Vacuum Toilets Australia Mr Andrew Okines will present methods using vacuum drainage system in a plumbing installation that transport sewerage and wastewater from source to a sewerage connection for treatment, by using the difference between atmospheric pressure and partial vacuum that's maintained within piping, vacuum transports wastewater. REGISTER HERE
    12:00 - 13:00 ABCB - Anne-Maree Campbell This seminar explains all there is to know about WaterMark and the transition to Lead Free WaterMark. REGISTER HERE
    Water Support and WELS Branch - Mr David Jongeneel New WELS online course for plumbers / WELS and its relationship with WaterMark / NCC REGISTER HERE
    14:30 - 15:30 Ascora Job Management Seminar REGISTER HERE

    MEETING ROOM 8:

    07:45 – 08:45 Department of Training and Workforce Development - Kaylene Cox An insightful presentation on migration services initiatives, aimed at empowering skilled migrants to thrive in WA while assisting businesses in the labour shortage by hiring skilled migrants. REGISTER HERE
    09:30 - 10:30 Legionella Management Advisory Group - Mr Kelvin Slade Legionella seminar - Water risk management and Legionella control in building water systems. A lack of understanding and an inconsistent regulatory approach in Australia towards water risk management is unnecessarily putting vulnerable members of the community at risk. Outdated design principals add to the risk. We will unpack what this looks like and what can be done to make our buildings safer. REGISTER HERE
    13:15 - 14:15 Industry panel - ABCB- Standards Australia - WELS - DFES Industry panel Q & A REGISTER HERE
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