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UKCW Birmingham: 4-6 October 2022 | NEC
UKCW London: 2-4 May 2023 | ExCeL

 

UKCW Birmingham Seminar Programme 2022

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10:15
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
    Future Skills and engaging the next generation.
  2. Over the past 15 years there has been much talk about cross-laminated timber (CLT) and how this construction material has enabled designers to create taller, longer, wider and more elaborate timber bu ...
10:30
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    45 mins

    Curated byukbim

  2. Infrastructure Hub
    45 mins
    The UK has a reputation for being a wet, rainy country. However, the perception of a water-rich nation, immune from future water shortages, is very different to the reality that we are facing. Demonst ...
10:45
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
    We set the scene of culture change in industry through an examination of the skills crisis and how that connects to current diversity issues.
  2. Careers Centre
    45 mins
  3. For many years, we have discussed integrated, collaborative whole supply chain thinking in business – now the carbon theme forces that into the open. Developers, contractors and designers will need fu ...
11:00
  1. · Where it all started; a discussion of the Ronan Point disaster. · What tragedies have happened since, with reference to the Rana Plaza collapse and Surfside, Miami building? · The public assume that ...
11:30
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
    Understanding the carbon lifecycle, We need to understand terminology, Does Net Zero agenda help evolve the construction sector, Part Z – Industry calls for regulation of embodied carbon – what does i ...
11:35
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
    Willmott Dixon is 5th in The Sunday Times top 100 companies to work for. Not just construction companies - all companies. Rick explains why.
11:45
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    20 mins
    Realising value through cross-sector collaboration and leadership for driving digital change.
    Curated by ukbim
12:00
  1. CPD Hub
    45 mins
    Presentation of research results by the Property Marketing Strategists into the perceptions of 16-18 year olds, students and graduates have been surveyed to build a picture of what the future home may ...
12:15
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    20 mins
    This presentation look at the same topic from two different viewpoints. Mike Ford and Brent Rees are part of Ridge's Digital Engineering Team, but come at information management from different directi ...
    Curated byukbim
12:25
  1. Sustainability Hub
    45 mins
    Is inflationary – and political - pressure about to derail the race to Net Zero?
  2. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
    The average age of a crane driver is 56. What's being done practically to bring new people into the industry?
12:30
  1. Infrastructure Hub
    45 mins
    How a green infrastructure standards framework is supporting developers, housebuilders, and local authorities to build a better future by building with nature: We know that well-designed projects, tha ...
12:45
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
    What are the real drivers of change a shift to offsite solutions? Delivering an offsite project requires a behavioural and cultural shift. Appointing the correct product teams early to gain the most v ...
  2. A deep dive into the developing golden thread policy for higher risk buildings  and how key industry standards, including the UK BIM Framework & BS 8644-1, can help to deliver on the developing legisl ...
    Curated by ukbim
13:00
  1. Careers Centre
    30 mins
  2. CPD Hub
    45 mins
    The specification of either ‘Marine’ or ‘WBP’ ply where high quality plywood is required for a construction project is common-place. This CPD seminar addresses the potential failings of this outdated, ...
13:15
  1. ...Which is another way of saying 'community'. Big public sector clients and private-sector developers are prioritising this human aspect.
  2. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
    On Skills / Careers day, it's a clear benefit to hear from the next generation – who, if this group is anything to go by, may not have all the answers but who certainly have the right questions.
13:45
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    45 mins
    In this session we will explore how members across the supply chain can leverage databases to author and produce information management resources. Examples of resources covered will be Information req ...
    Curated by ukbim
14:00
  1. In this frank and open presentation Eoin Bailey will help develop an understanding of the risks and impacts, contradictions and unintended consequences of the current Linear Economic process, followed ...
  2. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
    How the new 'Gold standard' for construction is levelling the playing field for SME's. We will hear how to manage expectations, lessons learned and the importance of early engagement.
  3. Interactive launch of the Building People/Barbour ABI map showing who can help, where and how. With Barbour ABI
14:05
  1. Sustainability Hub
    45 mins
    The increasing focus on healthy Buildings and interiors begs the question - what is the industry itself doing about its workforce's mental and physical health?
  2. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
    A UKCW series on the influential individuals who have made a difference. Ann's commitment to Value is second to none
14:55
  1. Sustainability Hub
    45 mins
  2. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
    Industry thought leader and provocateur Brian Green's report for Barbour / the CIOB has been re-issued with a new foreword by distinguished industry economist Noble Francis. How do we make sense of th ...
15:00
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
    Discussing skills, young people housing crisis & future housing.
15:15
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    45 mins
    An update on the 2022 mentoring scheme with discussions surrounding support, strategy and the mentoring journey.
    Curated by ukbim
15:30
  1. Careers Centre
    30 mins
    With Barbour ABI
15:45
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
10:15
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
    Appointing correct project teams at correct stage. Early Engagement, DfMA overlay, procuring early.
10:30
  1. Where can government intervene and work positively with industry to incentivise sustainable construction, repair, and retrofit, and what are some examples we can learn from, both around the UK and int ...
10:45
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    45 mins
    Leading experts from tier 1 and 2 contractor and housebuilder organisations will discuss the implementation of BIM and digital technologies within their business, including key challenges, lessons lea ...
    Curated byukbim
11:00
  1. Careers Centre
    30 mins
    We have a chronic skills shortage in the UK due to Brexit, the pandemic and an ageing workforce with not enough talent entering the bottom end to replace the out going talent which means we are fishin ...
  2. The training raises awareness of the importance of early engagement thus ensuring compliant installations and enables effective design and specification of complete passive fire protection systems. It ...
11:20
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
    The new station hub for HS2 on the site of Birmingham’s oldest railway station is a beautiful net-zero exemplar of sustainability and energy efficiency – but it is far more than that. The high-speed r ...
11:30
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
    With the growing need to drive change in the construction sector, here how platforms and standardisation will reform the way we build.
11:45
  1. Careers Centre
    30 mins
    Founders4Schools (F4S) is a UK careers education charity which improves the employment prospects of people under the age of 25. UKCW have partnered with them to give young people an insight into the v ...
  2. Curated byukbim
12:00
  1. Current and well established designs for timber frame buildings achieve good thermal performance and air tightness with the benefits of speed and quality that offsite construction can offer. With intr ...
12:10
  1. Sustainability Hub
    45 mins
    An assessment of the current market for green finance and ESG investment, what is working and what needs to be done to unlock significant funds.
  2. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
    Not to be missed. Senior figures in the industry, all committed to the radical overhaul of its traditional values, hammer out just what it takes to instil 'value' in the true sense of the word – at al ...
12:30
  1. Careers Centre
    30 mins
    Anglia Ruskin University present a research project into the underrepresentation of women and informal carers in the green and construction sectors. The purpose of study is to support Essex County Cou ...
12:45
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
    What does digitalisation look like for the construction sector, the benefits of capturing and managing data through a project lifecycle and beyond. Designing once, how starting construction in the dig ...
13:00
  1. CPD Hub
    45 mins
    This 40-minute seminar provides an overview of the importance detailing with a fire safe membrane within a building cavity providing guidance on approved document B in England & Wales, Scottish Buildi ...
  2. Sustainability Hub
    45 mins
    Birmingham’s Municipal Bank is a prominent 1930s neo-classical building newly remodelled into The Exchange, a civic hub and an important city centre presence for the University of Birmingham. The Cent ...
  3. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
    Our esteemed and incisive economists pick over the industry and national / international picture, in search of reasons to be cheerful going forward.
13:15
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    20 mins
    The UK BIM Framework - everything you need to know!
    Curated byukbim
13:30
  1. Infrastructure Hub
    45 mins
    Businesses that collude with their competitors are cheating consumers and other businesses by inflating prices, reducing choice, and eroding trust in markets. But make no mistake: they’re also breakin ...
13:50
  1. Sustainability Hub
    45 mins
    How does structural use of CLT  fit with the current UK market, and what are we hoping for from the regulations? Members of the Timber in Construction Government Working Group debate the issues.
14:00
  1. An examination of key Fire Safety considerations and common problems in small and large residential buildings, including high-rise developments. The session will cover: 1. Fire Safety issues at the Co ...
  2. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
    Preassembled components are commonly used across the construction sector but with the growing labour shortages the need to improve productivity is greater than ever. Learn from those walking the walk ...
14:40
  1. Sustainability Hub
    45 mins
    Waste as a Building material resource is intimately entwined with issues of embodied carbon and the nitty gritty problems of energy expenditure to get at said materials. Is it better just to leave an ...
  2. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
    As Brexit took hold, a perfect storm of obstacles, insufficient time, resources and infrastructure threatened the building product certification process, which has been aligned with European standards ...
14:45
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    45 mins
    Members of the UKBIMA Technology group will be sharing their thoughts on IM and what it means to them outside of the 3D model as technology providers to industry.
    Curated byukbim
15:00
  1. Key focus points to think about moving forward with the Construction Industry in economic uncertainty:  Perception charges a premium Why value is more important than price Understanding the key number ...
15:15
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
    Manufactured construction is well aligned with productisation. As our manufacturers diversify their product offering, what can do to help enable the recycle and reuse design data ultimately increasing ...
16:15
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    90 mins
    Curated byukbim
10:15
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
    Lifecycle costs, material costs open up labour market. What is true value, exploring wider societal benefits of the construction sector. The truth about social impact from our current construction eco ...
10:30
  1. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
    In advance of the 4th CO2nstructZero report, an assessment of where the industry – and indeed  the government – are in our progress towards the Net Zero target.
  2. Many of our models for education, skills, and learning are just as traditional as the construction industry which they support. How can we create a workforce, education, and knowledge industry which w ...
11:00
  1. CPD Hub
    45 mins
    Introduces the range of modified woods currently available on the UK market, their properties and benefits. Types of modified woods include those which are thermally modified, chemically-modified, and ...
11:20
  1. Like everything else, Procurement has to change. What are the best practical examples?
  2. Sustainability Hub
    45 mins
    Does the industry have the skills to take on the climate challenge?
11:30
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
11:45
  1. Careers Centre
    30 mins
    Founders4Schools (F4S) is a UK careers education charity which improves the employment prospects of people under the age of 25. UKCW have partnered with them to give young people an insight into the v ...
12:00
  1. The Government has issued a new Approved Document L – Volumes 1 & 2 -with guidance on works to existing buildings and non-domestic buildings now included. This is seen as a ‘stepping-stone’ towards th ...
12:10
  1. Sustainability Hub
    45 mins
    Circularity – the great zero waste idea that operates at all levels of development. What does it mean to the industry on the ground, and why are cities making better policy - and practical action – th ...
12:30
  1. Careers Centre
    30 mins
    Anglia Ruskin University present a research project into the underrepresentation of women and informal carers in the green and construction sectors. The purpose of study is to support Essex County Cou ...
12:45
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
    The construction sector has hit an all time crisis with mass labour shortages. How do we make construction the go to industry as a career choice.
13:00
  1. You can't build homes if you haven't got the land. Birmingham has plenty of land - but it's brownfield. Innovators Make UK Modular and the Future Homes Task Force are spearheading a move to remediate ...
  2. Motionspot runs CPDs for a variety of organisations and businesses who are keen to learn more about creating inclusive spaces. Sessions, arming participants with valuable insights and actionable inspi ...
  3. Sustainability Hub
    50 mins
    The three-year Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) project aims to tackle all the challenges the housing sector currently faces including skills shortages, an ageing ...
13:50
  1. Advanced energy tech will cost more at the build stage but reduce bills in use – or will it? The Building for 2050 project, in which four developments have been built and lived in over the last five y ...
  2. Sustainability Hub
    50 mins
    Where architecture, engineering and timber combine; myth busting and an exploration of ambitious ideas and best practice.
14:15
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with 

    oa

    45 mins
14:40
  1. Sustainability Hub
    50 mins
    Cork House is a brand new and radically simple form of plant-based construction. Monolithic walls and corbelled roofs are made almost entirely from solid load-bearing cork. This highly innovative self ...
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