CoLab 2017

Tue, 21 March 2017, 8:00 AM - Wed, 22 March 2017, 5:00 PM [NZST]

2 Governor Fitzroy Place, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

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Tue, 21 March 2017, 8:00 AM - Wed, 22 March 2017, 5:00 PM [NZST]

Sir Paul Reeves Building, 2 Governor Fitzroy Place, , Auckland, 1010, New Zealand.

We are FULL of Goodness - CoLab is SOLD OUT

PrefabNZ's annual CoLab extravaganza is coming... this time in collaboration with New Zealand Institute of Building on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 March (site visit day) in Auckland. It's THE fun, interactive and provocative prefab event of the year.

PrefabNZ is pleased to announce that CoLab 2017 is brought to you by XLam, our platinum partner. Please see our other wonderful sponsors listed below.

What is CoLab?

CoLab is PrefabNZ's annual conference, jam-packed with interactive site visits, provocative presentations and keynote conversations on inspiring prefab projects from local heroes and international experts. It's all about fun provocation, interactive hands-on experience and future-forward innovative thinking.

PrefabNZ brings you the opportunity to connect and collaborate with inspiring and innovative individuals and organisations - both from New Zealand and overseas - to learn about innovative construction methods and offsite/prefab projects in an interactive, hands-on event. If you have any interest or involvement in the design and construction industry then CoLab is where you need to be!

CoLab is your chance to meet like-minded peers, have fun, and look ahead to our changing innovative construction landscape. We look forward to seeing you there!

CoLab Programme:
21 March - Conference day.

22 March - Site visit day in collaboration with the NZ Institute of Building, Australian Institute of Building and Singapore Institute of Building.

CoLab Speakers:
Key Note Speaker - Helena Lidelöw, Associate Professor (biträdande professor/docent) in Timber Structures, Luleå, University of Technology., Sweden. "Industrialized construction in Sweden – from single-family homes to multi-family buildings".

CPD Points:

NZIA 80 points, ADNZ, BOINZ and NZIOB points - to be confirmed. LBP points applicable in the Elective Activities.

Thanks to our Partners:
CHH Woodproducts
Stanley Group
W & R Jacks
James Hardie
Paul Industries



Cancellation policy

If you are not able to attend the event you have registered for, a substitute delegate may take your place. 

Refunds can only be given when we have received notice in writing at least five business days before the date of the event.  Course materials, venue hire, refreshments etc. are booked in advance of the event; therefore there can be no exceptions to this rule. 

If you wish to cancel your registration, a full refund minus a $50 administrative fee, will be given provided you have notified us in writing (by email, letter or fax) at least five working days before the start of the event. If less than five business days’ notice of cancellation is given then we regret that a refund cannot be given.  Refunds will not be given in any other circumstances except as required by law. 

PrefabNZ reserves the right to cancel any event if minimum numbers are not reached. Similarly, PrefabNZ reserves the right to change the venue of an event. 

Where PrefabNZ Membership is applied for in conjunction with registration to the PrefabNZ Conference, PrefabNZ reserves the right to charge the full year membership rate.  

PrefabNZ is the hub for innovative construction in New Zealand. We inform, educate and advocate for innovation and excellence in offsite design and construction. PrefabNZ is passionate about how prefabrication and new technologies can achieve a better built environment - higher quality, smarter, greener, safer, faster, more innovative and efficient building solutions.

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