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08–10 OCTOBER 2019 | NEC | BIRMINGHAM Seminar Programme 2019

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Key CPD Topics: Building standards post Brexit and post Grenfell:

09 Oct 2019
Timber Focus Theatre
- Hall 9
Timber , Fire Regulations & Safety , Marketing and Social Media

(a) Post Brexit: what is happening to the use of EN standards  and CE Marking?

Hugh will summarise what we know about the ongoing use of EN standards and CE Marking post Brexit, including the UKCA marking that is set to replace CE Marking within the UK. 

(b) Post Grenfell: What changes have been made to the fire regulations and how are these impacting the design of timber buildings

Fire, building envelope, and structural engineering experts from Entuitive will discuss the design of timber buildings in a post-Grenfell disaster environment, from a Building Regulations and a holistic design perspective and with respect to each of their specialisms.  Outlining the approaches and typologies that can be adopted to provide safe, economical, and environmentally aware buildings, they will present a positive outlook for the opportunity for timber use in buildings of all sizes. 

Hugh Mansfield Williams , Technical Manager - BM TRADA
David Thompson , Fire Consultants - Entuitive
Matthew Smith , Fire Consultant - Entuitive
Toby Maclean , Fire Consultant - Entuitive
Wojtek Serwatka , Engineer (Structural and Fire) - Entuitive

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