Business Forecasting Conference - Sydney
Thursday, 10 September 2015
Four Seasons, Ballroom 1, 199 George Street
Subscribers: Check Complimentary Seat Status and Make Bookings
BUILDING INDUSTRY PROSPECTS SESSION: Residential and Non-residential Building
7:15am – 9:15am
LIGHT BREAKFAST INCLUDED • TIME: 7:15AM – 7:45AM
Residential building activity has surpassed previous records. But a turning point is approaching. And the industry is evolving.
What happens next will surprise you.
- How long do we have before dwelling activity starts to fall back?
- Will your state be the first to buckle under?
- How many high rise apartments are still in the pipeline?
- Which non-residential building segments are undersupplied, and set to expand?
- When will demand for home renovation products improve?
- Is Australia’s population boom over?
Where will the best opportunities be found in 2016?
Residential building prospects by state and dwelling type ahead to Dec 2016.
Non-residential building outlook by state and segment, across 12 sectors.
Australia’s leading independent building outlook conference of its kind.
Meet the BIS forecasters. Ask a question. Network. Know your industry.
Economic Outlook Sessions
9:30am – 12:00pm
ECONOMIC OUTLOOK AND OVERVIEW • TIME: 9:30AM – 10:35AM
We now know the shape of recovery.
And that it will take time. With Cyclical and Structural shifts.
Lower dollar will hasten recovery. Will it fall enough for competitiveness?
- Interest rates will stay low while the economy remains weak.
- Cost of mining boom becoming evident as bust drives cyclical shifts.
- Will interest rates fall further? How long before they rise? And Bonds?
- What impact on business conditions? Financial markets? Policy?
- The dollar, competitiveness and structural change.
- How will this play out, by industry and region?
INVESTMENT, INFRASTRUCTURE & MINING, & STATE OUTLOOK • TIME: 10:55AM – 12:00PM
Cyclical Shifts in Construction sectors and regions.
- How far will resources investment fall? Will it ever recover?
- Timing of recovery in non-resources construction?
- Does Australia have an infrastructure deficit? What can/should/will be done?
- Implications for the state economy.
- Industry output, property markets, profits and investment.
- Economic growth, employment and population.
The Economy is weak now, but setting up for a strong last third of the decade.
How should we prepare for a very different economy in five years time?