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The BDAA National Virtual Design Conference is Going Digital!

Same insight, inspiration and learning, but a new and exciting digital experience.

Expect a week-long series of online sessions, featuring thought leaders from around Australia, topics including design, construction, business and beyond, to provide you with unmatched learning. Gain leading edge insight, inspiration and the learnings required to meet the challenges that lie ahead.

The Conference will gather together an unrivaled collection of Australian speakers, from nationally renowned brands. The digital presence provides a unique opportunity for the worldwide design community to connect with each other. 

This conference will address the biggest issues faced by you and your business, as we look to create a blueprint that will better serve your customers, company and colleagues.

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Complete Conference Schedule at a glance

This groundbreaking conference will feature 30 guest speakers; teachers, scientists, authors, environmental activists, executives and entertainers renowned for their expertise in subjects such as sustainable housing, energy efficiency, climate, bushfire protection, affordable housing. BMI/technology, building policy and business, and more. 

Here’s a snapshot of the complete conference schedule, pick your speakers and events now.

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We couldn't be more excited about our lineup. Which talks will you be checking out?

What Will You Learn at Housing Australia: The 2020 BDAA Design Awards and National Conference?

➤ How to build a home that is sustainable, affordable and technologically advanced in structure and function.

➤ About all the forms of modern-day Australian housing, be that renovations and additions, new homes or high density apartments.

➤ How to perfect your residential design skills

➤ How to better understand your ever changing role in creating housing of all types across Australia.

➤ Latest insights in Australian housing policy

➤ Updates on sustainable housing

➤ What's new in affordable housing

➤ All the latest facts on emerging technologies including pre-fab/flatpack housing, passivehaus design / healthy buildings, designing for bushfire protection, and NCC changes and updates (e.g. cladding & condensation management).

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Passive House
BIM / technology
New Product Launch
Bushfire Protection
Affordable Housing
Australian Building Sustainability Association

Conference host

Virtual booths

BDAA industry partners are those valued building suppliers who provide our members with the materials and supplies needed to complete our designs. And today, you are welcome to “meet” these amazing partners and check out their newest and most popular offerings. Please enjoy our BDAA National Virtual Design Conference Industry Partner Trade Show! 

Building Designers Association of Australia


AWS (Architectural Window Systems)




Webber Insurance services


ITI Australia

BDAA Conference Vids: Only 2 Weeks Left to View and Enjoy!

In its creativity and ingenuity, Housing Australia: The BDAA National Virtual Design Conference—with its full roster of expert speakers reflecting every sector and aspect of the building design industry—was something to behold. And those with an All Access pass now can ‘behold’ conference presentations on repeat, via conference videos! Just remember, though, that only two weeks remain to view and enjoy the inaugural Conference video uploads.

Please feel free to access them by visiting the conference’s Hey Summit website. All of the replays are found at Just log in and go to the listing of your various selected talks--the rewatches are there. Simply select the replay option.

Replay and relive favourite, particularly helpful presentations, and/or catch up on speeches you missed. Revisit Housing Australia for two weeks more—and enjoy!

Also be sure to fill out and submit your BDAA National Virtual Design Conference survey, letting us know your thoughts, input and opinions regarding this year’s event. We need your feedback to help us plan our future events. Thanks you again for being a part of Housing Australia: The BDAA National Virtual Design Conference.