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THURSDAY, 03 NOVEMBER  
 8:45-9:00 Kick off Whistle
Opening of conference; Welcome Address; Introduction to DRBF
Steven Goldstein, President, DRBF Executive Board of Directors
 9:00-9:20 The tough match ahead - Keynote Address
The challenge and opportunities for the construction industry leading up the Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games
Presenter: Scott Smith, CEO of SEQ Council of Mayors
 9:20-10:00

Improving the Game
Panel discussing the strategies to improve the industry and project outcomes, including time and cost, and the role DABs can play.
Moderator: Jennifer McVeigh
Speakers: Jon Davies, CEO, Australian Contractors Association,
Louise Hart, Jim Sloman, 
Jonathan Cartledge, Consult Australia

 10:00-10:30 Gold Medal Winners
The use of DABs for Olympics and Major Events – a case study
Speaker: Ann Russo, DRBF Executive Director
 10:30-11:00 Morning Tea
 11:00-11:20 Why every game needs an on-field ‘Referee’
The value of Dispute Avoidance
Speaker: Ron Finlay
 11:20-11:45 Writing the Rules
Designing and selecting the DAB - a project Owner's experience
Speaker: Paul Coughlan, Head of Infrastructure Development, Brisbane Airport Corporation
11:45-12:30

On the Field Q&A
Discussion of DAB experiences
Moderator: Steve Abson
Speakers:
Pamela Jack, PamJack Advisory Pte Ltd.
Vince Sanfilippo
Derek Skinner, Director of Consultancy, Geodek Pty Ltd

12:30-13:30 Half-Time Lunch
13:30-13:45 Extra Time
A Dispute Board member's challenging projects
Speaker: Barry Tozer, DRBF Region 3 Treasurer
13:45-14:00

The importance of soft skills in DBs
Speaker: Alan McLennan, Vice President of DRBF Region 3 Board and Director of Consultancy, Alan McLennan Strategic Services Pty Ltd

14:00-14:45 Coaching to be Match-Fit
Jessica Galliene, Organisational Dynamics
14:45-15:00 Afternoon Tea
15:00-15:45 Preparing for Next Season
Moderator: Kiri Parr, Director, Kiri Parr Consulting
Speakers: Rob Buchanan, Graham Easton, Chris Lock, and Scott Stewart
15:45-15:55 The Match Report
Closing remarks of the day
Speaker: Kiri Parr, Director, Kiri Parr Consulting
15:55-16:00 All hail the 'Champions'
Speaker: Ian McIntyre, President, DRBF Region 3 Board
16:00-17:30 The 19th Hole
Refreshments and Networking