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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
  2. CPD Hub
    Sponsored by cpd1
    45 mins
    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
    Join us as we ask representatives from the industry the questions below: What does BIM mean to me? Why adopt BIM? How to implement BIM? What is the right software to use? How to effectively manage you ...

    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
    If you’re interested in engaging with people from the Armed Forces - whether it’s through training academies or accessing a pipeline of mature career changers and the incredible talent that ex-militar ...
  3. In May this year, the Environmental Audit Committee published its report on ‘Building to net zero: costing carbon in construction’. One of its biggest recommendations was that Government should introd ...
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 ...
    Sponsored by  quadrant1
  2. ZERO Workshop
    20 mins
11:30
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with oa

    45 mins
    In this opening session, we endeavour to understand the carbon lifecycle, and how we need to understand terminology. How does the net zero agenda for example help evolve our industry and improve on it ...
  2. The Advanced Construction Accelerator was designed by Connected Places Catapult to support SMEs with disruptive solutions in the construction sector. During the 6-month programme selected SMEs receive ...
  3. We know that cost and price have a direct relationship with production volume in large scale manufacturing-based sectors. Within the construction and infrastructure sector, the adoption of platform-ba ...
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.
  2. Springfield Meadows is an award-winning project of 25 ‘climate positive’ zero carbon homes in Oxfordshire, built by Greencore Construction. Through the use of an offsite closed panel timber frame syst ...
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. An informal session with the leaders of youth-focused built environment careers organisations who will be sharing their top tips for engaging with the next generation, whether this is through school e ...
  2. CPD Hub
    Sponsored by cpd1
    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 ...
    Sponsored by  property-strategists
12:15
  1. Concrete 3D Printing Demo
    20 mins
    In a UKCW first, Versarien will be demonstrating its 3D printing concrete capabilities in several live demonstrations during the expo. 3D printing presents a paradigm shift in construction projects - ...
  2. 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
    Case studies: Energy efficient installations for EV charging, and a range of heating and ventilation innovations.
  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 biggest drivers that enable the change to offsite delivery? Delivering an offsite project requires a behavioural and cultural shift, this session will take a look at how this can be achie ...
  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
    The UK is embarking on a considerable programme to ensure that all domestic properties are net zero by 2050.  Our vision is that every home is warm, healthy and low carbon. The UK Green Building Counc ...
  2. CPD Hub
    Sponsored by cpd1
    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. 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.
  2. Sustainability Hub
    45 mins
    How do we increase the amount of timber in construction? As building offsite solutions in timber are gaining traction across the industry, what are the technical pressure points?  And is timber fire s ...
13:45
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    30 mins
    An update on the 2022 mentoring scheme with discussions surrounding support, strategy and the mentoring journey.
    Curated by ukbim
14:00
  1. CPD Hub
    Sponsored by cpd1
    45 mins
    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
    Hear how the new 'Gold standard' for construction is levelling the playing field for SME's. The Offsite Alliance will explain to you how to manage expectations, share lessons learned and explain the i ...
  3. Join in for an interactive session and the first public presentation of the new Building People/Barbour ABI ‘Careers Providers’ map. The map will help individuals find the many organisations and initi ...
  4. ZERO Workshop
    20 mins
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
    Value is the key concept to drive the industry forward in all the ways it needs to... social impact, careers, industrialisation... EDI issues generally, and women's place and influence specifically. W ...
14:30
  1. The construction and infrastructure sectors are undergoing a significant transformation. The journey has already started with Innovate UK’s Transforming Construction Challenge, the Government’s Constr ...
14:45
  1. For two decades designers, contractors and operators of the built environment have been aware of the need to store and retrieve information in a digital format to make it simpler and faster to access ...
    Curated by bim
15:00
  1. CPD Hub
    Sponsored by cpd1
    40 mins
    Construction remains a hazardous industry. While performance has improved over the past decade, significant levels of ill health continue in the workforce. This needs industry action. At the same time ...
  2. Discussing skills, young people housing crisis & future housing.
15:15
  1. Concrete 3D Printing Demo
    20 mins
    In a UKCW first, Versarien will be demonstrating its 3D printing concrete capabilities in several live demonstrations during the expo. 3D printing presents a paradigm shift in construction projects - ...
  2. Digital Construction Hub
    20 mins
    We’re surrounded by data but starved for insights. Kevin digs into the new technologies bringing the construction industry into the digital age. But what about the data it catches? Where does that go ...
    Curated by ukbim
15:30
  1. Careers Centre
    30 mins
    We can’t truly measure success in equity, diversity and inclusion without having an informed baseline from which to start.  Join this session to help launch the ‘Built Environment Diversity Data Aggre ...
15:45
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    20 mins
    The Standard information management plan has been developed by SFT to support Scottish public sector clients specify, receive, and manage appropriate project and asset information requirements in line ...
    Curated by bim1
  2. UKCW Main Stage
    45 mins
16:00
  1. Careers Centre
    60 mins
    An opportunity to meet the Building People network and to talk to like-minded people seeking to increase equality, diversity and inclusion across the built environment. Join in to #FizzWithUs and #Bui ...
  2. Green Lounge

    Sponsored by ebay1

    120 mins
    Network at the Ebay sponsored Green Lounge. At 5pm you can join the Opening Night Party at the Central Bar.
  3. ZERO Workshop
    60 mins
    Looking at one of the ZERO Playbook modules ‘End to End Digital Twin’.
  4. Central Bar
    120 mins
    Celebrate with people from across the construction industry, with live music.

     

    Sponsored by ela3

  5. At a time when there is increased awareness of the implications our actions have on our environment and surroundings, it is crucial we consider the materials and systems used within our infrastructure ...
16:15
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    20 mins
    Dr Anne Kemp OBE explains all about nima, its vision and goals.
    Curated by bim1
17:00
  1. Sustainability Hub
    60 mins
    Hosted by Constructing Excellence Midlands. A celebration of everything the UK’s Built Environment has to be proud of, as we look at the Diploma in Collaborative Working in Construction.
  2. Digital Construction Hub
    60 mins
    Grab a drink with peers to champion diversity and digitalisation of the industry, as we celebrate 'Culture Change in Construction'.
    Curated by bim1
10:15
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    45 mins
    Representatives from Nima will be on hand to answer any questions you may have around the identity and the work of Nima.
    Curated byukbim
  2. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with oa

    45 mins
    Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) is a way of designing and constructing a quality building more quickly, efficiently and sustainably. Critical to the adoption of DfMA is appointing correct p ...
10:30
  1. CPD Hub
    Sponsored by cpd1
    30 mins
    Fire and wind classified artificial green roof systems What do the classifications mean Why different systems for different roof build ups The build up elements The benefits of artificial green roof s ...
  2. Careers Centre
    30 mins
    We will discuss the impact social media can have in construction and for businesses. The pros and cons of platforms such as Instagram and Tiktok and how they can benefit  construction businesses and t ...
  3. Embodied carbon is one of the most requested topics for training and CPD among TDUK members. Architects, engineers, contractors, MMC providers, timber businesses and other specialists in the supply ch ...
  4. Your questions please! Senior industry figures - and one or two independent voices - debate the current state of Construction’s response to the Building Safety Act, what is needed in that context, and ...
10:45
  1. At a time of unprecedented challenges facing our industry, Mark Lyddon will discuss the impact of these challenges and how we can collaboratively mitigate some of the impacts.  The Construction Excell ...
11:00
  1. Careers Centre
    30 mins
    Brexit, the pandemic and an ageing workforce have created a huge skills shortage and it has become more difficult to find skills locally.  At Build a Career, we are bridging the gap and helping employ ...
  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 ...
  3. ZERO Workshop
    60 mins
11:15
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    20 mins
    Curated byukbim
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 ...
  2. Mansion House - mixed use scheme urban splash house.
11:30
  1. Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) and the manufacturing-based approach to enable these, are a critical part of the transformation underway in the construction and infrastructure sectors. In this wo ...
  2. Infrastructure Hub
    45 mins
    A Case Study presented to UKCW by the Connected Places Catapult: HS2 Accelerator. What does innovation mean for HS2? - Why innovation should be a delivery function, not a strategic function - How inno ...
  3. 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. Digital Construction Hub
    45 mins
    A discussion about the fact that we are all information managers - as seen from the perspective of a supplier, client, asset manager, site management technology provider and constructor. The discussio ...
    Curated by bim1
12:00
  1. CPD Hub
    Sponsored by cpd1
    45 mins
    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 ...
12:15
  1. Concrete 3D Printing Demo
    20 mins
    In a UKCW first, Versarien will be demonstrating its 3D printing concrete capabilities in several live demonstrations during the expo. 3D printing presents a paradigm shift in construction projects - ...
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 ...
  2. Infrastructure Hub
    30 mins
    Our purpose is to build a better future, and unsurprisingly, we think concrete is an essential part of construction. However, we must find a balance between creating resilient infrastructure and consi ...
12:45
  1. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with oa

    45 mins
    What does digitalisation look like for the construction sector? This session will examine the benefits of capturing and managing data throughout a project lifecycle and beyond. Hear how digitalisation ...
13:00
  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. CPD Hub
    Sponsored by cpd1
    40 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 ...
  3. In this panel session, we have various stakeholders from Supplier, Executive and User who will talk about their journey of achieving digitalisation of water framework contracts through Xpedeon. The se ...
  4. 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. Hear from the two leading ladies of AccXel, the UK First co-funded, industry-led construction school on how you can enter, progress, and develop your career in construction. Learn about: • Skill STEPS ...
  2. 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 ...
    Sponsored by  cma
13:40
  1. I will be talking about bad habits and how it’s not about being able to change, but the will to do so. People complain that digital tools are hard to use. At closer look the people complaining have no ...
13:45
  1. This session will look at the strategy used to assess Network Rail’s BIM maturity and its roadmap for achieving the desired goals. Paula Mota, LogiKal Senior Consultant and BIM subject matter expert, ...
    Curated by bim1
13:50
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
    Sponsored by  quadrant2
  2. Offsite Alliance Hub

    In partnership with oa

    45 mins
    Preassembled components are commonly used across the construction sector, and with growing labour shortages the need to improve productivity is greater than ever. Learn from those Offsite Alliance Mem ...
  3. ZERO Workshop
    20 mins
14:15
  1. Digital Construction Hub
    20 mins
    We can ask for information digitally and receive it, but unless information is interoperable it is of little use throughout the lifecycle of an asset. Learn about the practical work of the Government ...
    Curated by bim1
14:30
  1. Construction and Infrastructure sectors routinely develop solutions to address issues and challenges within delivery projects, but the adoption of more innovative solutions and methods can be hampered ...
14:40
  1. Sustainability Hub
    45 mins
    round 250 million tonnes of aggregates are used each year in Great Britain, with 28% from recycled and secondary sources. Around 90 per cent of all aggregates are used by the construction industry. Wh ...
  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. CPD Hub
    Sponsored by cpd1
    45 mins
    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. Concrete 3D Printing Demo
    20 mins
    In a UKCW first, Versarien will be demonstrating its 3D printing concrete capabilities in several live demonstrations during the expo. 3D printing presents a paradigm shift in construction projects - ...
  2. Infrastructure Hub
    20 mins
    Connection Crew CIC, a social enterprise working with ex-homeless people across events and construction, will be giving some great examples of how to improve biodiversity and social value whilst reduc ...
    Curated by bo
  3. 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 we do to help enable recycle and reuse design data, ultimately increasing ...