Seminar Series proudly sponsored by the
Victorian Building Authority

VBADo your homework with our SPASA Victoria endorsed Free Seminars

The decision to install a spa or pool is a complex issue and a big lifestyle choice for the whole family. Get the latest professional advice and information from SPASA Victoria members at the free Speakers Corner to help ensure you get it right.

Hear from the experts to ensure that you are armed with all the right information when planning and purchasing your new spa or pool. The Speakers Corner is situated on the show floor, no booking required.

Friday 31 January

1pm                 

Evaluating Alternative Decking Materials 

Jamie Blackman, Victorian Sales Representative, DECO Australia

During this presentation, we take a closer look at decking materials and their costs for pool and spa areas.

1:30pm

        

The importance of engaging a pool and landscape designer when you are planning your landscape.

Justine Carlile, Landscape Designer, Justine Carlile Landscape Design

Discussion of the benefits of engaging a pool and landscape designer to prepare a masterplan for your outdoor spaces which may include a pool/spa, outdoor living/entertainment  areas and gardens. This session includes a visual presentation of well designed landscapes which include pools, spas, outdoor living/entertainment areas and gardens.

 

2pm

Choosing the Right Pool For My Area (Structerre)

Archie Jalilian, Business Development Manager, Senior Engineering, Assoicate, BEng (Hons), RBP

The choice of pool type and location can be influenced by many factors, but the primary factors are soil classification, proximity to adjacent structures and the number and size of trees around the area. This presentation will go through the importance of understanding these factors and the various pool types to suit different conditions.

2:30pm

 

How to make smart decisions in your pool and Landscape choices

David Kirkpatrick, Director, Outdoor Creations

David will enlighten all those that don't know and all those who think they know what the pitfalls are and how to come up with a result better than you thought

3pm

What to think about prior to purchasing a pool

David Jarman, Director, Coolabah Building

During this session David will explore:

  • Designing your area
  • What to look for when engaging a contractor
  • The importance of a contract
  • When under construction, working with your contractor
  • Important points when your project is being handed over on completion
  • After service once project is complete

3:30pm

Pool Heating - What are my options?

Anna Kraulis, Victorian Sales Representative, Sunbather

Get all the facts on the 3 different types of pool heating, so that you can make an informed decision for you and your family. Learn how the different types of pool heating can cost you vastly different amounts to run and what the most efficient forms of pool heating are. Discover the latest technology and trends with pool covers and how to keep your pool warmer and cleaner, whilst saving money and energy.

4pm

The Future of Pool and Backyard Tech

Robert Emmett, Marketing Manager, Hayward Pool Products

This is a must for anyone thinking about building a pool or spa in 2020. We'll take a look at the latest tech to hit the Australian Pool and Spa market, including automation, robotic pool cleaning and energy saving technology.

Learn how, with the latest technology, you can remove the hassle of pool ownership, increase the usability of your pool and make it energy efficient whilst controlling it all from your SmartPhone.

4:30pm

More Than a Pool

Scott Wynd, Designer, MINT Pool + Landscape Design

What we want from an outdoor area is so much more than a pool. Scott will share his many tips to achieve a great outdoor space.


Saturday 1 February

11am

How to make smart decisions in your pool and Landscape choices

David Kirkpatrick, Director, Outdoor Creations

David will enlighten all those that don't know and all those who think they know what the pitfalls are and how to come up with a result better than you thought

11:30am

Choosing the Right Pool For My Area (Structerre)

Archav Jalilian, Business Development Manager, Senior Engineering, Assoicate, BEng (Hons), RBP, Structerre Consulting

The choice of pool type and location can be influenced by many factors, but the primary factors are soil classification, proximity to adjacent structures and the number and size of trees around the area. This presentation will go through the importance of understanding these factors and the various pool types to suit different conditions.

12pm

Evaluating Alternative Decking Materials 

Jamie Blackman, Victorian Sales Representative, DECO Australia

During this presentation, we take a closer look at decking materials and their costs for pool and spa areas.

12:30pm

Safe Barriers Save Lives

Presented by The Victorian Building Authority

Your responsibilities under Victoria’s new rules

1pm

The A to Z of Fibreglass Pools

Ted Martin, Compass Pools

Hear about the history, current market trends, all the features about fibre glass, installation and what to look for in installation and maintenance of the pools.

1:30pm

More Than a Pool

Scott Wynd, Designer, MINT Pool + Landscape Design

What we want from an outdoor area is so much more than a pool. Scott will share his many tips to achieve a great outdoor space.

2pm

Solar Pool Heating

Peter Jamieson, Sales Consultant, Heliocol Solar Victoria

How solar pool heating works and the energy savings to be gained

2:30pm

What to think about prior to purchasing a pool

David Jarman, Director, Coolabah Building

During this session David will explore:

  • Designing your area

  • What to look for when engaging a contractor

  • The importance of a contract

  • When under construction, working with your contractor

  • Important points when your project is being handed over on completion

  • After service once project is complete

3pm

The importance of engaging a pool and landscape designer when you are planning your landscape.

Justine Carlile, Landscape Designer, Justine Carlile Landscape Design

Discussion of the benefits of engaging a pool and landscape designer to prepare a masterplan for your outdoor spaces which may include a pool/spa, outdoor living/entertainment  areas and gardens. This session includes a visual presentation of well designed landscapes which include pools, spas, outdoor living/entertainment areas and gardens.

3.30pm

The Future of Pool and Backyard Tech

Robert Emmett, Marketing Manager, Hayward Pool Products

This is a must for anyone thinking about building a pool or spa in 2020. We'll take a look at the latest tech to hit the Australian Pool and Spa market, including automation, robotic pool cleaning and energy saving technology.

Learn how, with the latest technology, you can remove the hassle of pool ownership, increase the usability of your pool and make it energy efficient whilst controlling it all from your SmartPhone.

4:00pm

Pool Heating - What are my Options?

Anna Kraulis, Victorian Sales Representative, Sunbather

Get all the facts on the 3 different types of pool heating, so that you can make an informed decision for you and your family. Learn how the different types of pool heating can cost you vastly different amounts to run and what the most efficient forms of pool heating are. Discover the latest technology and trends with pool covers and how to keep your pool warmer and cleaner, whilst saving money and energy.

Sunday 2 February

11am

Evaluating Alternative Decking Materials 

Jamie Blackman, Victorian Sales Representative, DECO Australia

During this presentation, we take a closer look at decking materials and their costs for pool and spa areas.

11:30am

Pool Heating - What are my Options?

Anna Kraulis, Victorian Sales Representative, Sunbather

Get all the facts on the 3 different types of pool heating, so that you can make an informed decision for you and your family. Learn how the different types of pool heating can cost you vastly different amounts to run and what the most efficient forms of pool heating are. Discover the latest technology and trends with pool covers and how to keep your pool warmer and cleaner, whilst saving money and energy.

12pm 

Choosing the Right Pool For My Area 

Archav Jalilian, Business Development Manager, Senior Engineering, Assoicate, BEng (Hons), RBP, Structerre Consulting

The choice of pool type and location can be influenced by many factors, but the primary factors are soil classification, proximity to adjacent structures and the number and size of trees around the area. This presentation will go through the importance of understanding these factors and the various pool types to suit different conditions.

12.30pm 

Solar Pool Heating

Peter Jamieson, Sales Consultant, Heliocol Solar Victoria

How solar pool heating works and the energy savings to be gained

1pm

The importance of engaging a pool and landscape designer when you are planning your landscape.

Justine Carlile, Landscape Designer, Justine Carlile Landscape Design

Discussion of the benefits of engaging a pool and landscape designer to prepare a masterplan for your outdoor spaces which may include a pool/spa, outdoor living/entertainment  areas and gardens. This session includes a visual presentation of well designed landscapes which include pools, spas, outdoor living/entertainment areas and gardens.

1:30pm

Safe Barriers Save Lives

Presented by The Victorian Building Authority

Your responsibilities under Victoria’s new rules

2pm

The Future of Pool and Backyard Tech

Robert Emmett, Marketing Manager, Hayward Pool Products

This is a must for anyone thinking about building a pool or spa in 2020.

We'll take a look at the latest tech to hit the Australian Pool and Spa market, including automation,

robotic pool cleaning and energy saving technology.

Learn how, with the latest technology, you can remove the hassle of pool ownership, increase the

usability of your pool and make it energy efficient whilst controlling it all from your SmartPhone.

2:30pm

How to Make Smart Decisions in Your Pool and Landscape Choices

David Kirkpatrick, Director, Outdoor Creations

David will enlighten all those that don't know and all those who think they know what the pitfalls are and how to come up with a result better than you thought.

 

 3pm

More Than a Pool

Scott Wynd, Designer, MINT Pool + Landscape Design

What we want from an outdoor area is so much more than a pool. Scott will share his many tips to achieve a great outdoor space.

3:30pm

What to Think About Prior to Purchasing a Pool

David Jarman, Director, Coolabah Building

During this session David will explore:

  • Designing your area

  • What to look for when engaging a contractor

  • The importance of a contract

  • When under construction, working with your contractor

  • Important points when your project is being handed over on completion

  • After service once project is complete

4:30pm

 

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