55th Kiparra Day (N190823)

8:30am Friday, 23 August 2019
3:00pm Friday, 23 August 2019
Hilton Hotel, Sydney
Level 3, Grand Ballroom 488 George Street
Sydney , New South Wales 2000

The API is excited to present its 55th annual Kiparra Day conference at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney on Friday 23 August. The Conference will feature a range of engaging speakers and topics who will present the latest outlooks, predictions and trends across the industry.

Our outstanding line up of speakers and topics are listed below. 





Conference Opening


API News & Update

Amelia Hodge, CEO, API


Keynote Address - Economic Outlook

Bill Evans, Managing Director, Economics, Westpac


Current Trends in the Sydney Office, Industrial & Retail Property Markets

Andrew Ballentyne, Head of Research, Australia, JLL


Morning Tea


Demystifying the Current State of the Sydney Residential Market

Eliza Owen, Research Analyst, Domain


The Importance of Placemaking in Transforming our Cities

Facilitator: Madonna Locke, Director, Urbis


  • Michael Wheatley, Development Director, Quay Quarter Sydney, AMP Capital
  • Alex O'Mara, Deputy Secretary, NSW Department of Planning & Environment
  • Andrew Hoyne, Founder and Principal, Hoyne

Infrastructure for Cities – Planning for the Future

Adam Beck, Executive Director, Smart Cities Council Australia and New Zealand

1:30 - 3:00pm

Lunch (Two course sit down lunch)


Conference Close


*please note this program is subject to change without notice 


Registration Fees

 Early Bird (before Monday 29 July)Standard (from Tuesday 30 July)
API Members$400$440
API Student Members$300$340
Non Members$500$540

Registration fees are GST inclusive.

CPD Points

Full attendance at this conference accrues 5 API CPD points. 

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Contact Information

Stephen Child, Member Services Manager - NSW

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