buildoffsite Seminars

Supported by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Seminars and Masterclass Sessions 

In collaboration with Marwood Events and with support from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), buildoffsite is delighted to host a Programme of Seminars and Masterclasses at The Offsite Construction Show 2016. Featuring over expert 50 speakers drawn from across the industry, the Seminars will take place in the Buildoffsite Theatre (B51).  The Masterclasses will be hosted in the Workshop Theatre, adjacent to the Buildoffsite Exhibition Stand (C50). There is no pre-booking – sessions are free to attend, with seats available on a first come, first served basis. 

 

DAY 1 – Wednesday 12 October 2016

Seminar Sessions

Session 1: 10.30 – 11.45

Innovation in Offsite Housing

Chaired by Professor Nick Whitehouse and Dennis Seal

Speakers:

Jamie Ratcliff – GLA representing the Mayor of London
Kieran White & Jim Williamson – Vision Modular
Simon Underwood – Elements Europe

 

Session 2: 12.00 – 13.00

Keynote – The Opportunity for Offsite 

Chaired by Richard Ogden

Speakers:

Kim Vernau – BLP Insurance

Robin Webb – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Steve Fozard – Costain

 

Session 3: 13.15 – 14.30

Offsite Exemplar Projects

Chaired by Professor Nick Whitehouse

Speakers:

Mike Rider– Sir Robert McAlpine
Graham Cleland – N G Bailey
Kevin Jones – Portakabin
Keith Patrick – Graham Construction
Keith Broughton – Hochtief

 

Session 4: 14.45 – 16.00

Developing Innovative Construction Solutions for the Water Industry

Chaired by Dale Evans of Anglian Water

Speakers:

Lindsey Taylor – Anglian Water
Steve Wright – Yorkshire Water
John Browne – United Utilities
Jamie Johnston – Bryden Wood

 

DAY 2 – Thursday 13 October 2016

Seminar Sessions

 Session 1: 10.30 – 11.45

Innovative Offsite Solutions for Quality Educational Building 

Chaired by Anna Winstanley – Adviser to the Education Funding Agency

Speakers:

Tim Carey – Willmott Dixon
Kevin Jones – Portakabin
Colin Sergeant – Elliott
Rob Colver – SIG Offsite

 

Session 2: 12.00 – 13.15

Offsite enabled Refurbishment 

Chaired by Lee Walker

Speakers:

To be finalised

 

Session 3: 13.30 – 14.30

Offsite Exemplar Projects 

Chaired by Andy Dix

Speakers:

Daniel Leech – TDS Midlands
David Harris – Premier Interlink
Liam McGovern – Shay Murtagh
Chris Moyes – Polypipe

 

Session 4: 14.45 – 15.45

Offsite Solutions for Rail

Chaired by Nigel Fraser

Speakers:

Tomas Garcia – HS2
Ciaran Murtagh – Shay Murtagh

 

 

Masterclass Sessions

DAY 2 – Wednesday 12 October 2016 

Session 1: 10.45 – 11.45

To be confirmed

 

Session 2: 12.00 – 13.00

Versatile uses for alkali-activated cementitious materials in precast concrete

Host: Stephen Davis, C-Probe Systems

Presenter: Prof Paul Lambert, Mott MacDonald

 

Session 3: 13.15 – 14.15

The Key to improved Productivity

Presenter: Ali Mafi, Lean Thinking Ltd

 

Session 4: 14.30 – 15.30

Building Services – Cost or Opportunity?

Presenter: Brian Morris, BCM Consulting

 

Session 5: 15.45 – 16.45

Comparator Update

Presenter: Bernard Williams, IFPI

 

Thursday 13 October 2016

 

Session 1: 10.45 – 11.45

Design by test and assessment- creating Innovative Solutions

Presenter: Geoff Edgell, Lucideon

 

Session 2: 12.00 – 13.00

BIM without the Bull

Presenter: Peter Foster, CoBuilder

 

Session 3: 13.15 – 14.15

Lazer Scanning Explained

Presenters: Enzo Lambrosciano and Jonathan Butler, Murphy Surveys

 

Session 4: 14.30 – 15.30

Value misconceptions of offsite

Presenter; Joshua Southern, KPMG