This event will discuss the current status of electrical building technologies and drivers for change including global warming and the move to renewable energy supply sources. It will also explore the regulatory barriers, constraints, and requirements for existing and future building developments to integrate electrical energy storage and microgrids.
Specifically, the presentation will review ICT and electrical trends and emerging technologies for the built environment in five parts:
- What are the drivers for ‘smart’ built environment?
- The key works being undertaken by Standard bodies for the interconnect, interfacing and sustainment of built environment technologies. What are the new developments and emerging technologies that will impact the built environment.
- The new changes to the Australian Regulatory environment.
- Discussion on key technologies including microgrids, BMS/BAS, lighting systems, IoT, Artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), IT/OT networks, Wi-Fi and DAS within the built environment.
- The final discussion will be on what is a sustainable “Smart” building.
Leading the sustainability team for AECOM in Victoria, Siân has over ten years of experience in delivering high performance sustainable communities across a diversified portfolio of commercial, residential, educational, healthcare and education developments.
Siân is experienced in running early stakeholder engagement workshops to improve the environmental impact across multiple asset classes and has recently been involved driving integration of sustainability into policy at a national, state and local level. She often uses multi-criteria analysis to test initiative's; developed with key stakeholders to understand the balance between sustainability aspiration and capital, maintenance and operational costs; whether perceived or real.
Siân is also passionate about consulting and working collaboratively with both clients and colleagues alike and believes in active participation to provide sustainably optimised solutions to any new project.
Lawrence McKenna (FIEAust, CPEng, NER, RPEQ, IntPE(Aus)) has accumulated over 30 years’ of industry experience across radiocommunications, telecommunications and ICT systems and networks. Having worked for Queensland Rail, Project Services (QLD Dept of Works), SKM/Jacobs and Wood & Grieve Engineers, and now Cumarsáid. Lawrence has design and delivered projects across all industry sectors, across all jurisdictions for both government and private sectors, as both an engineer and a consultant.
Additionally, as an SME, Lawrence is heavily involved in Standards and Regulation development. The committees that Lawrence is involved in are:
- Standards Australia (Institution of Engineers Australia’s representative):
- CT-001 (Communications Cabling)
- CT-002 (Broadcasting and related services)
- WC45: External Telecommunication Cable Networks Code
- WC80: AS/CA S009 and AS/CA S008
- CA IoT Advisory Group to Standards Australia IT-042 (Internet of Things and Related Technologies)
ISO/IEC working groups (Australian representative):
- ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 25/WG 1 - Information Technology - Home Electronic System Interfaces
- ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 25/WG 3 - Information Technology - Interconnection of information technology equipment
[Former] ITU-R ARSG-5 terrestrial radio working group
- EA and Electrical College Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
- Other Technical Society Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
- Student: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
- Non-Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
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