Join us for Coach8 Spring Break

Don’t miss Coach8 Spring Break on 22nd to 24th September 2022 in beautiful Mackay, Queensland! This exciting event will combine learning with leisure for the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. Experience the finest classroom education and hands-on learning for restoration equipment, tools, occupational hygiene, asbestos management, indoor air quality, building insulation, disinfection and cleaning products … all at a world-class Whitsundays destination!

IICRC Official Platinum Sponsor of the AIBMS

Australasian Indoor Building Management Symposium

Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd September will be the Australasian Indoor Building Management Symposium at Rydges Mackay Suites with practical hands-on activities at the nearby Coach8 ASD house and training room. Hear from top instructors in the restoration industry and get hands-on with equipment, tools and demonstrations. Socialise with other guests between sessions under the big marquee. We’ll have beer on tap, smoked prime meats, a whisky bar, live bands on both nights, and more! IICRC members earn 14 Continuing Education Credit (CEC) hours for attending this event.

Rydges Mackay function room
Coach8 ASD house
Smoked meat

Keynote speakers

We are lining up an incredible group of speakers for the Australian Indoor Building Management Symposium. For example, our keynote speakers include Dr Gavin Macgregor-Skinner and Dr Greg Whiteley. Dr Gavin Macgregor-Skinner is the Senior Director of the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA. He has more than 30 years of technical experience in responding to infectious disease outbreaks and emergency management. Dr Greg Whiteley is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Sydney and the Executive Chairman of Whiteley Corporation. His expertise is in the development and manufacture of human therapeutic goods, and understanding the spread of superbugs within healthcare settings. Visit the Speakers page to find out more about Gavin and Greg and some of the other speakers we have lined up so far. Be sure to check back here regularly as more presentations and speakers are confirmed.

Dr Gavin Macgregor-Skinner
Microphone
Dr Greg Whiteley

IICRC representatives

Our incredible group of speakers for the Australian Indoor Building Management Symposium will include visiting IICRC representatives from the United States, Carey Vermeulen and Joe Dobbins. Carey Vermeulen is IICRC Chairman of the Board. He has been a volunteer with the IICRC since 1991 and has served 17 of those years as a Board member, five years as Vice President, and three years as President. Joe Dobbins is IICRC Chair-Elect / First Vice-President. Joe has a long tenure with the IICRC, having served as an Executive Committee Officer, Treasurer, Technical Advisory Committee Chair, and Education and Examinations Chair. Visit the Speakers page to find out more about Carey and Joe and some of the other speakers we have lined up so far. Be sure to check back here regularly as more presentations and speakers are confirmed.

Carey Vermeulen
Earn 14 Continuing Education Credits at AIBMS
Joe Dobbins

Stay and play

Saturday 24th September will be an opportunity to relax and experience the sights and sounds of the local region. Enjoy an island day tour, snorkelling, paddleboarding and swimming in crystal clear waters with Wildcat Mackay. Tour the award-winning Sarina Sugar Shed for a paddock-to-plate experience that showcases Queensland farming. Finish the day with a hilarious dinner theatre show at Haunt. Visit the Tickets page for links to local attractions.

Wildcat Mackay
Sarina Sugar Shed
Guitarist

Give your business the edge

Don’t miss your chance to see, try out and learn about all of the latest and most advanced equipment, tools and procedures available in our industry today. You’ll discover new research, the most up-to-date information and useful tools to help distance your company from the competition and provide you with the education and opportunities you need to grow your business.

Would you like to sponsor the Australian Indoor Building Management Symposium? Visit the Sponsorship Packages page for details.

Would you like to run a workshop at the Australian Indoor Building Management Symposium? Visit the Workshops page for details.

Island day trip

Find out more

Explore our website to find out more about this exciting event. Visit the Accommodation page to explore accommodation options in beautiful Mackay and the Whitsunday region. Check out opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors on the Sponsors page. Visit the Tickets page to book your tickets or contact us for more information.