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IEMA – Sustainable Construction Conference - FREE to attend

Following a great event in 2017, IEMA again partner with UK Construction Week to deliver Sustainable construction: playing our part conference.

The conference will run across two stimulating sessions in one essential day; the first will cover low impact construction, and tackle critical issues including materials and waste in construction, low carbon and electricity on construction sites. The second session will explore how to move from low impact to net gain, including implementing biodiversity net gain along the way, and exploring wider environmental gains. Come along to:
• Be inspired by industry experts from organisations including WSP, Skanska and Balfour Beatty
• Take the opportunity to network and connect with like-minded professionals throughout the conference

The conference is FREE to attend and your ticket also includes complimentary entry to UK Construction Week situated across the atrium at the NEC. To secure your FREE conference seat simply complete the form below to submit your interest and further details will be sent to you closer to the time.


09:00 Arrival and Registration
10:00 Chairman Address Tim Balcon, CEO, IEMA

Session 1 - Low Impact Construction (10:15 – 12:40)

Assessing the Impacts and Effects of Materials and Waste in EIA
Speaker: Tim Danson, Associate, Sustainability, WSP

Playing our part in the Low Carbon Economy
Speaker: Adam Crossley, Director of Environment, Skanska

Mid-Morning Break

Electric Power in Construction
Speaker: Representative of Willmott Dixon

Panel Discussion

Lunch (12:40 – 13:20)

Session 2 - Net Gain in Construction (13:20 – 15:10)

Implementing Biodiversity Net Gain
Speakers: Julia Baker, Biodiversity Technical Specalist, Balfour Beatty and Tom Butterworth, Technical Director, Biodiversity, WSP

Making Gains – Strengthening Environmental Outcomes
Speaker: Alex Osbourne-Saponja, Associate – Sustainable Business, Interserve

Panel Discussion
Chairman: Spencer Clubb, IEMA

Chairman Final words and Conference Close

Date: Wednesday 10th October
Venue: Concourse Suites 1&2, The NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT
Time: 10:00 – 15:30 (arrival from 09:00)
Note: You do not need to be an IEMA member to attend


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