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Seminar Programme 2019

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10:10
  1. Timber Focus Theatre
    - Hall 9
    20 mins
    Steam bending demo
10:15
  1. Philip will use his experience of working with teams to deliver excellent health and safety outcomes on projects to present clearly and simply what you need to do to get the best out of the health and safety regulatory framework in the construction industry without creating masses of paperwork
  2. CPD Hub 1
    - Hall 9
    60 mins
10:30
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    - Hall 12
    60 mins
    How to benefit from disruptive technologies? How to lead towards high productivity instead of relying on incremental thinking? What emerging technologies are poised to create the most impact in the future? Hear from the industry experts on the solutions that will transform the way we build, increase profitability, help deliver projects faster, safer and without compromising on quality.
  2. Timber Focus Theatre
    - Hall 9
    75 mins
    Key CPD Topics: Building standards post Brexit and post Grenfell:
  3. Working Well Together Theatre
    - Hall 10
    60 mins
    This presentation captures the practical elements that Designers should take into account when ensuring their designs assist fire safety
11:00
  1. Regeneration HUB
    - Hall 11
    45 mins
    Hear about new strategies for unlocking land to accelerate the delivery of affordable housing. Find our about new land-led development opportunities, planning, collaborative approach and innovative wa ...
  2. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    45 mins
11:15
  1. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    Many initiatives for environmental planning within infrastructure are based on 'No Net Loss Initiatives' with the premise that impacts to biodiversity can be compensated to reduce or eliminate that impact. Costain has expanded on the Biodiversity Off-Setting approach through a GIS-based Eco-Understanding toolkit helping clients plan new infrastructure projects in the most ecologically sensitive way.
11:30
  1. CPD Hub 2
    - Hall 11
    60 mins
    What do the current building regulations require in terms of fire safety in cladding systems on highrise buildings? Which testing standard is the best for ensuring cladding is as fire-safe as possible following the Grenfell disaster?
  2. CPD Hub 1
    - Hall 9
    60 mins
    An overview of how LABC is ensuring consistency of standards and measuring and demonstrating the competencies of public service building control surveyors.
11:45
  1. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
  2. Working Well Together Theatre
    - Hall 10
    60 mins
    A presentation focusing on the latest trends and developments in working at height
  3. Timber Focus Theatre
    - Hall 9
    15 mins
    Steam bending demo
12:15
  1. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    Looking at the asset delivery lifecycle, the presentation considers how information management can be used from inception to realisation to create predictability in delivery, de-risk the process and provide surety of outcome.
12:45
  1. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    1. Data as the oil and a foundation of digital construction 2. Future vision of digitized supply chain 3. Digital Construction and Regulation
  2. CPD Hub 2
    - Hall 11
    60 mins
    This presentation explores carious ways in which we can improve fire safety standards throughout the industry, the legal obligations on all involved and the reality of what can happen, including sanctions, on those who get it wrong.
  3. CPD Hub 1
    - Hall 9
    60 mins
    The session will look at what deleterious materials are, the various types and its effects on buildings, to help attendees be confident and understand the subject.
13:00
  1. Regeneration HUB
    - Hall 11
    60 mins
    From 2025 gas boilers will be banned in new homes and replaced by low-carbon heating. Hear from industry experts on how to meet new standards within social and affordable housing, including practical ...
  2. Working Well Together Theatre
    - Hall 10
    60 mins
    The dangers associated with riser shafts and providing solutions to enable compartmentation during the construction phase.
  3. Timber Focus Theatre
    - Hall 9
    30 mins
    Steam bending demo, including an interview with Charlie about his work.
13:30
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    - Hall 12
    45 mins
    George Clarke + Mark Farmer discuss the educational charity MOBIE and how, by inspiring young people, it is changing the way we design + build homes in the UK and overseas.
13:45
  1. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    Discover the step by step process for how to improve productivity and to reduce the risk of inaccurate information reaching the construction site, as well as how to reduce waste from rework and inefficiencies
14:00
  1. CPD Hub 1
    - Hall 9
    60 mins
  2. This session is based around a new guidance document that will be published in the spring to provide a process to design using a modular compliant approach with verification steps that will provide the required evidence to meet the requirements of Regulation 38 of the building regulations. You will see previews of the outcomes from the development work and be able to register for free copies of the guide when it is published.
  3. Regeneration HUB
    - Hall 11
    50 mins
    With two-thirds of the world population projected to live in urban areas by 2050, what will the impact be on our cities, and what should we do to prepare for the future? Will it be down to technology ...
14:15
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    - Hall 12
    15 mins
  2. Working Well Together Theatre
    - Hall 10
    60 mins
  3. Timber Focus Theatre
    - Hall 9
    15 mins
    Steam bending demo, including an interview with Charlie about his work.
14:45
  1. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    Discover how the digital twin can be used to support meaningful outcomes for customers and clients
15:00
  1. Regeneration HUB
    - Hall 11
    45 mins
    Helping communities make their voices heard can ensure that regeneration proposals are not only successful but also result in thriving, prosperous and sustainable communities. Find out how Social ente ...
15:15
  1. CPD Hub 2
    - Hall 11
    60 mins
    This session will focus on how the BBA assesses roofing systems to be fit for purpose. 
  2. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    Attend this session and discover how you can quickly get your organisation to adopt digital tools.
10:15
  1. CPD Hub 2
    - Hall 11
    60 mins
    This session will question the way we work and how we can work more productively and how by providing activity-based spaces we can improve the wellbeing of our teams and attract the best talent to join them and ensure that they are retained.
  2. In this CPD session I'd like you to leave with an understanding of:

    - Men's Mental health - risk factors and protective factors - what the research tells us

    - What can we do? - good practice elsewhere

    - Why do it? - the business case

    - What tools do we need? - resources available to us now

  3. Timber Focus Theatre
    - Hall 9
    15 mins
    Steam bending demo
10:25
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    - Hall 12
    5 mins
10:30
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    - Hall 12
    45 mins

    Market intelligence from Barbour ABI and Construction Products Association provides insights into the construction and infrastructure industry including the global outlook, national and regional analysis, Brexit implications as well as the insights into specific sectors, workforce & skills, technology and digital transformation.

  2. Energy & HVAC Hub
    - Hall 12
    45 mins
    Electric radiators need design innovation to ensure they are sustainable, efficient and functional. These are key considerations when specifying heating for residential, commercial or public spaces.
  3. Working Well Together Theatre
    - Hall 10
    60 mins
    The talk will look at the elements of a good alcohol and drugs policy, the link between alcohol/drug dependency and mental health.
  4. Timber Focus Theatre
    - Hall 9
    75 mins
    Key CPD Topics: Building standards post Brexit and post Grenfell:
11:00
  1. Regeneration HUB
    - Hall 11
    55 mins
    From funding housing innovation to new crowd-funding initiatives, innovative capital raising strategies to engagement with institutional investors discover new pathways to funding available for afford ...
11:15
  1. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    Explore the different methodologies behind how some regions are using and applying UK BIM Standards and how a unified language can be achieved to avoid ambiguity and confusion
11:30
  1. CPD Hub 1
    - Hall 9
    60 mins
    This presentation will touch on the basics of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations and then explore how to manage the key risks.
  2. UKCW Main Stage
    - Hall 12
    45 mins
11:45
  1. Working Well Together Theatre
    - Hall 10
    60 mins
    A worrying aspect of diabetes in the industry is that many people either remain undiagnosed or reluctant to tell their employer.
  2. Energy & HVAC Hub
    - Hall 12
    30 mins
    This presentation explains where LPG can be installed, factors that affect its use, environmental benefits and financial incentives.
  3. Timber Focus Theatre
    - Hall 9
    15 mins
    Steam bending demo
12:15
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    - Hall 12
    15 mins
    With the investment up to £170 million, matched by £250 million from industry Transforming Construction Challenge is set to create new construction processes and techniques to enable safe, healthy and ...
  2. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    Join the session and discover how this will be a key enabler for Digital Twins and digital construction platforms.
12:45
  1. CPD Hub 2
    - Hall 11
    60 mins
    The presentation will provide a practical application to implementing a successful strategic approach to workplace wellbeing.
  2. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    This presentation will focus on what WDC North London and the East have found to be the basics required to create quality data, enable effective implementation of Digital Construction, and provide examples of what can be done with this data.
13:00
  1. Working Well Together Theatre
    - Hall 10
    60 mins

    Issues around mental health in the construction sector.

  2. Regeneration HUB
    - Hall 11
    45 mins
    Discover how modern methods of construction can help deliver housing quicker, cost effectively and with high quality. Explore innovations from use of new materials, digital working and precision manuf ...
  3. Timber Focus Theatre
    - Hall 9
    30 mins
    Steam bending demo, including an interview with Charlie about his work
13:15
  1. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    Discover the digital strategy behind one of the UK’s First Smart neighbourhoods. FLi has been the information manager in the £3 billion regeneration project of Wembley Park that surrounds the iconic s ...
13:30
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    - Hall 12
    45 mins
    What can the ACE industry (architecture, construction & engineering) do to help tackle climate change? The built environment is responsible for approximately 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 e ...
13:45
  1. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    This talk reports on industry appetite for digitisation of statutory approval, focusing on the Building Regulations and offers an exploration of how we can map our system, which requires interpretation of written policy, to a strategy of elemental measurement and verification.
14:00
  1. Regeneration HUB
    - Hall 11
    60 mins
    We often hear that HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail are much more than the development of tracks and stations. It will drive regeneration within our cities and regions and will 'eradicate' UK's north- ...
  2. CPD Hub 1
    - Hall 9
    60 mins
    During the Power of Data session, you will explore how Kier can, now, using data, identify the time of the day of when to stop operatives working because measured & analysed data, can provide real time information about scheduling “time outs” and tool box talks.
  3. This session will explore the current thinking around how the built environment – and the sectors associated with it – can improve personal and collective well-being through design, construction and end-use practices.
14:15
  1. Timber Focus Theatre
    - Hall 9
    15 mins
    Steam bending demo
14:45
  1. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    This session will show how a 700,000sqm Terminal building has gone from old, outdated 2D information to a data-enriched Digital Twin model for asset and facility maintenance, used for simulations, passenger traffic movement studies amongst other uses.
15:15
  1. Let’s look at real World examples of transformation strategies, good and bad, as well as an approach to embracing innovation and technology within a business with a people-first approach
  2. CPD Hub 2
    - Hall 11
    60 mins

    While significant work has been done to address the stigma of poor mental health and promote positive mental wellbeing, many workers in the UK still struggle to talk openly about their mental health with their line managers.

16:15
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    - Hall 12
    15 mins
10:15
  1. CPD Hub 1
    - Hall 9
    60 mins
    Rising to the challenge to develop the principles of the circular economy in the construction sector you will learn how and why some of the most widely used construction materials can and need to be replaced.
  2. Timber Focus Theatre
    - Hall 9
    15 mins
    Steam bending demo
  3. CPD Hub 2
    - Hall 11
    60 mins
    This session describes the business benefits of considering Scope 3 carbon, strategies and techniques to identify and mitigate supply chain carbon, and how to use procurement as prime point of leverage for action.
10:30
  1. Whilst the basic principles of procurement seem simple, in reality, there are many obstacles we need to overcome to get it right. The decisions made in the process can make or break collaboration, hav ...
  2. Working Well Together Theatre
    - Hall 10
    60 mins
    HSE’s enforcement expectation for all welding fume – including mild steel welding has been strengthened following new scientific evidence that led to the reclassification of mild steel welding fume as a human carcinogen.
  3. Timber Focus Theatre
    - Hall 9
    75 mins
    Key CPD Topics: Building standards post Brexit and post Grenfell
11:00
  1. Regeneration HUB
    - Hall 11
    45 mins
    Community-led housing has the capacity to deliver affordable, environmentally responsible housing that meets the needs of local people but can it become a mainstream option?  What is the role of local ...
11:30
  1. From new technologies to new materials, discover how construction innovations will transform the way we build schools, hospitals, homes and infrastructure and drive reductions in waste and energy cons ...
  2. CPD Hub 1
    - Hall 9
    60 mins
    The session will summarise recent research and highlight initiatives that aim to increase the uptake of property flood resilience (PFR).
  3. CPD Hub 2
    - Hall 11
    60 mins
    Exploring how the design and construction of Passivhaus buildings differs from standard building construction based upon first principles.
11:45
  1. This presentation provides specification information about BioLPG and when it can be used as an alternative off-grid energy solution for heating and hot water.
  2. Working Well Together Theatre
    - Hall 10
    60 mins
    This talk will explore the issues relating to asbestos in soils how to Pan – Act – Do – Check.
  3. -705 mins
    Steam bending demo
  4. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    Join Nigel and find out where quick wins can be achieved and where certain problems may occur. Hear about the technical side of ISO 19650, including cascading EIRs, working with the CDE requirements, open standards, scope of services with regard to information management, ISO13567 - all in 30 minutes!
12:00
  1. Panel interview with guests: How do you procure big timber projects and get it right?
12:15
  1. Digital Construction HUB
    - Hall 10
    30 mins
    In this session, Ian will cover an 'Idiot’s Guide to Blockchain' , showing how you can use Blockchain to create an immutable record of BIM (or engineering data) at a given point in time to create a digital record you can trust.
12:30
  1. How can we create places that thrive? What are the changes in the way we use buildings, and how should we respond to them? In a world increasingly dominated by e-commerce, flexible working and instant ...
12:45
  1. CPD Hub 1
    - Hall 9
    60 mins
    Vital session for anyone who wants /needs to understand what makes an industry-leading, brilliant and compelling bid.
  2. CPD Hub 2
    - Hall 11
    60 mins
    Natasha will share different approaches, case studies, and questions you can ask yourself to help you lead your project towards reducing the negative environmental and social impacts of the materials you use.
13:00
  1. Working Well Together Theatre
    - Hall 10
    60 mins

    The risks of exposure to lead-containing paint, dust, and fume are most likely to occur in pre-1990 buildings. The talk will discuss the risks from lead-based paint, where these are most likely to occur and other related issues.

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