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Robotics and automation in construction

Event organised by ICE

15 February 2024
17:30 - 20:00 AET (GMT+10)
Arup Office
One Melbourne Quarter
699 Collins Street
Docklands, VIC
Melbourne, 3008

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Join Greg Peters, robotics and automation lead at Laing O’Rourke for a talk on how Australia can leverage its world-class expertise in robotics and automation from mining and agriculture to transform the construction industry. 

Greg will showcase examples of successful automation projects in construction and the potential for further innovation. 

He will also address our industry's challenges and the need for collaboration among all stakeholders to unlock the benefits of productivity, efficiency and safety delivered by robotics and automation. 

The evening presentation will end with a call to action for the audience to adopt robotics and automation as a key driver of competitive advantage and sustainability in the construction industry.

Online attendees will be forwarded a MS Teams link prior to the event.

This event has been organised by the ICE Victorian Local Association (ICE VLA).


17:30 - 18:00

Registration and networking

18:00 - 19:00

Presentation and questions

19:00 - 20:00

Networking and refreshments




Greg Peters

Greg Peters

Laing O'Rourke

Robotics and Automation Lead

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Greg Peters

Greg Peters is an innovator, engineer and roboticist. He is the principal product engineer at the Laing O’Rourke Technology and Innovation group, leading the robotics and autonomation function. His career spans disruptive innovation for enterprise, academic and industry partnerships, start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises. He has over 15 years covering product invention and innovation, field robotics in construction, equipment hire, environmental and sustainable technology innovation.

Greg has an honours degree in mechatronic engineering and a master’s degree in engineering management from the University of Technology, Sydney.

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Ben Guinea