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UKCW Birmingham: 5-7 October 2021 | NEC
UKCW London: 3-5 May 2022 | ExCeL

UKCW Virtual Seminar Agenda 2020

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09:30
  1. Whether your goal is to reduce time spent onsite, improve safety, enable better collaboration or cost-effective build, there are innovations and digital technologies that can help achieve that. From r ...
10:00
  1. 30 mins
    Anne Kemp opens the Digital Construction Hub theatre.  As chair of the UK BIM Alliance Anne will share her thoughts on the progress being made to ensure BIM becomes business as usual.
11:00
  1. 30 mins
    If you want to start your BIM journey, or you have found it difficult to get going with you BIM adoption, this is the session for you.  John Adams brings a pragmatic and common-sense approach to descr ...
  2. From 2025 no new build homes will be heated by gas. Within the next four years, we will see technologies such as renewables, heat pumps and energy storage become part of the mainstream. It will be dri ...
11:30
12:00
  1. 30 mins
    Lean Methods & Principles to Embrace Digital Transformation
  2. It the post COVID19 recovery era what role will sustainability play? And how should we address the health & wellbeing of the communities we are building? Could the pandemic be the driver for change in ...
13:00
  1. Gain clarity on the outcomes required for new buildings seeing to achieve net-zero carbon for operational energy in-use. Find out how to use the framework to address energy intensity targets for diffe ...
14:00
  1. Nigel will present a realistic look at what BIM really is, and how to manage it pragmatically, which key documents are needed when and what makes the difference between Bad Information Management and ...
  2. Investment in transport infrastructure renewal became one of the main goals of the government, announcing new wave of funding to rebalance the North-South divide, investing in build better from COVID- ...
15:00
  1. The latest update on policy, funding and grants available to support decarbonisation of the built environment. Find out about the government’s short to long term plans for construction and infrastruct ...
  2. Overview of thoughts, principles and key lessons learned in my short an varied career, which can be applied to digitalizing and industrialising the construction sector. Prioritising value over hype in ...
16:00
  1. From deal structuring, development appraisals, building your delivery team, managing risk, digital solutions, new procurement frameworks to modular construction, find out what ‘outside of the box’ sol ...
09:30
  1. Construction can play an important role in providing solutions to address global issues including social, climate and energy challenges. But how to embrace the opportunity with the sector held back by ...
10:00
  1. “Keppie’s designers are always learning. We are always dreaming of a better future. We are always curious.” David Ross, Keppie Design Director This has been the case since we were founded in 1854 and ...
11:00
  1. Soft landings was the original golden thread, discussed copiously for over a decade, however, only in very recent times has the application been fully adopted, and by a minority of client bodies.  Int ...
11:30
12:00
  1. Discover Skanska’s low carbon road map to cutting 50% of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and becoming carbon neutral by 2045, including all emissions across the entire supply chain and projects. ...
  2. In the context of the Grenfell Tragedy, the Hackitt Review and the Building Safety Bill, pressure is growing to manage the creation, handover and retention of vital building and fire safety informatio ...
  3. Since the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in the summer of 2017, fire safety has become a major industry focus. Service penetrations in fire-separating elements are in part a minor element of a compartm ...
13:00
  1. The government’s ambitions for levelling up, improving social cohesion and accelerating the path to Net Zero could be accelerated if alternative or additive financing and capability is made available ...
14:00
  1. Zero Carbon transition is gaining momentum. With the construction & maintenance of the built environment responsible for nearly 40% of UK carbon emissions and 61% of UK waste, the complexity of the ta ...
  2. The impact of implementing BIM and digital technologies, digitising the Estates information and centralising the information management processes played a significant role in managing building data, c ...
  3. Join an action plan-oriented workshop focusing on changing the culture of industry, preceded by the launch of the Building People platform. This is the event for you if you want to see change in const ...
  4. Finding land that is suitable for developments can be a struggle. Ensuring the right infrastructure, public spaces, decontamination and planning permission processes can be expensive and affect the sp ...
15:00
  1. What is carbon offsetting, and how does it work? Does it detract from the real focus on decarbonisation or provides a long-term solution? Explore the pros, cons as well as the practical steps your org ...
  2. Much talked about (and subsequently over-hyped), the ‘Golden Thread’ is the nirvana state for connected construction information, for integrated design and supply teams and for clients with their need ...
16:00
  1. Explore how collaborations between prime contractors and SMEs result in the development of innovative solutions & products from a variety of waste streams. Explore the benefits of innovative materials ...
  2. The need for the more productive, higher quality, safer and sustainable build has led the industry into embracing a major shift toward Modern Methods of Construction. Organisations are now adopting di ...
09:30
  1. As yet another report is circulated highlighting the well documented lack of diversity and social mobility in the sector. Isn’t it time to come together and deliver something practical and sustainable ...
  2. 60 mins
    What’s ahead for the construction industry post-COVID-19? Prepare for future challenges and opportunities with an in-depth analysis including the global, national and regional outlook, recovery scenar ...
10:00
  1. Lee Jones draws on 2 decades in the construction product manufacturing sector as a digital implementation specialist. The session will discuss all things BIM and digital relating to manufacturers, wit ...
11:00
  1. Digital technologies are increasingly present in all our activities, impacting not only our offers, but also our processes and our interactions with all of our stakeholders. But we believe that we mus ...
  2. Discover how Local Area Energy Planning can help to generate low carbon heat at the least cost, by utilising a mix of technologies and networks. Find out about the lessons learnt from pilots in Newcas ...
  3. From funding housing innovation, new crowd-funding initiatives to innovative capital raising strategies discover new pathways to funding available for affordable, social housing, retrofit & modern met ...
11:30
  1. A conversation-led session featuring stories from ex-military personnel that have transitioned to built environment careers. Hear from Moamen Al-Gawwam, a former Royal Navy Officer now working as a Di ...
12:00
  1. The mission of this seminar is to present the synergies between BIM, DFMA and IoT technologies within the construction and built environment sectors. My industry experience specialises in DFMA and BIM ...
  2. There are nearly 500,000 customers connected to heat networks in the UK. Many are managed by housing providers and there are thousands more coming on stream. However, some are not delivering on their ...
  3. Construction accounts for 10% of UK carbon emissions and directly influences 47% of all national emissions. If we want to build a more sustainable and healthier future, this industry will have to play ...
13:00
  1. PwC's Paula Letorey and Paul Dixon will provide an overview of the approach that HMRC are currently taking in respect of the compliance and enforcement of the CJRS, and in particular the notification ...
14:00
  1. Standardised, digital product data is a crucial enabler for BIM and the digital transformation.  There is an urgent need to create Product Data Templates (PDTs) for all constriction products and for m ...
  2. The quality of housing is crucial in safeguarding people’s health, adapting to the changing needs of our society as well as addressing climate change. What strategies can be adopted to move the sector ...
14:30
  1. Panel presentations and a workshop to come up with an action plan, all focused on changing the culture of industry from the perspective of organisations that work with young people to facilitate caree ...
15:00
  1. Andy Boutle will be leading a panel discussion with Professional institutes on how they support their members in the adoption of information management using BIM.  Those taking part in this panel sess ...
16:00
  1. The need for more productive, higher quality, safer and sustainable build, has been exacerbated by the COVID19 pandemic and led the industry into embracing a major shift toward Modern Methods of Const ...
09:30
  1. The UK is on a journey to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. With gas boilers to be banned and replaced with low-carbon heating systems in all new homes from 2025, the industry is lookin ...
  2. In partnership with Stopcocks Women Plumbers this session will focus on the Stopcocks National Register of Tradeswomen, which is a one-stop-shop enabling anyone to choose to use tradeswomen. In an int ...
10:00
  1. 30 mins
    Software providers and other technology developers have naturally played a key role in the global development of building information management (BIM). What were once discipline-specific task- or proc ...
11:00
  1. How is BIM incorporated into your contracts?  Is it causing disputes or increasing liability?  What are the available documentation?  How do you use the new BS EN ISO 19650 Protocol anyhow?  A failure ...
  2. The DREEAM project demonstrates how to approach interconnected energy systems in large-scale renovation projects in social housing and how it to improve the overall energy efficiency of a property by ...
  3. What do we mean by Net Zero Carbon? What strategies can deliver it and how to make it mainstream? Hear about Grimshaw’s latest projects attempting to achieve NZC and find out about their successes and ...
11:30
  1. Panel presentations and a workshop to devise an action plan, all focused on changing the culture of industry from the perspective of organisations that work with prison leavers and ex-offenders to fac ...
12:00
  1. Using TM54 to assess the likely operational impacts of a building can be useful – but how can we practically use the process to influence change once a building has been built?
  2. Local authorities have declared a climate emergency but what next? How should developers & design teams respond to changing planning requirements & legislation? This session will introduce practical g ...
  3. Interoperability delivers the ‘whole life’ beneficial outcomes of Building Information Modelling (BIM) to all parties, by providing a means of information transfer between different proprietary techno ...
13:00
  1. Why does Sustainability make good business sense, and how should we set up strategies in our organisations to become more efficient and effective? Hear from Net Zero pioneer Julia Barrett revealing Wi ...
14:00
  1. If the UK is to hit 2050 net-zero carbon targets, retrofit of the existing buildings for energy efficiency is critical. 80% of the 2050 building stock has already been built, and it represents the big ...
  2. The definition of the right information to be produced and exchanged is a key activity for each project. In the past, metrics were set (from 1 to 7) and those numbers were used to indicate the geometr ...
14:30
  1. Panel presentations and a workshop to devise an action plan, all focused on changing the culture of industry from the perspective of organisations that work with LGBTQ+ people to facilitate careers in ...
15:00
  1. The presentation introduces the work of the Centre for Digital Built Britain and how the centre supports the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy and the UK’s ability to efficiently, effectively and cleanly design, build, operate and integrate the built environment is fundamental to the country’s economy and social wellbeing.
15:30
  1. In the session participants will find out about the work of the Construction Innovation Hub which brings together world-class expertise from the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), BRE and the Cent ...
09:30
10:00
  1. This session forms part of the Building People series of events focusing on the theme of cultural change within the Built Environment. In partnership with Q5 Partners, Building People and many industr ...
  2. 30 mins
    The National Digital Twin (NDT) is a big idea that promises enormous value for the people of the UK, both in the delivery of new assets and in the performance of our existing infrastructure.  The key ...
11:00
  1. 30 mins
    Have you been the victim of twin-wash?  Increasingly, unscrupulous suppliers within the built environment have begun to rebrand their BIM solutions as Twin solutions.  This not only introduces confusi ...
  2. Suitable homes are crucial for our health & wellbeing throughout our lives and even more so when we grow older. How should we design them to be more accessible, adapt to the needs of different stages ...
  3. Discover the RIBA Sustainable Outcomes guide for achieving net-zero whole life carbon for new and retrofitted buildings by 2030. From Net Zero operational & embodied carbon, water, transport, land to ...
11:30
  1. Bringing together the action plan and outputs from the recent series of events focused on cultural change in the Built Environment. Join the Building People team as they present the varied outputs fro ...
12:00
  1. It is a well-established fact that the sector needs to scale up the provision of new homes in an innovative and cost-effective manner. Several excellent examples of how organisations are achieving thi ...
  2. Is Net-Zero Infrastructure realistic? How will it be financed and which technologies will best deliver it? Hear from Keith Howells, chair of ICE’s Stage of the Nation on the future of high-performing ...
13:00
  1. Gain insights into the new Biodiversity Net Gain approach being adopted across England. Find out how to bring it into your design thinking to enable development projects to become a genuine force for ...
14:00
  1. Construction industry & buildings are responsible for nearly 40% of annual carbon emissions, with almost 30% of those emissions embodied in the materials used in buildings and the construction process ...
  2. 45 mins
    A panel debate hosted by Women in BIM with a panel made up of our regional leads from around the world.  A range of BIM experts from across the globe will discuss BIM implementation and progress in th ...
15:00
  1. The UK’s International BIM programme is contributing and informing the rise of government BIM initiatives around the world. What’s the big picture? Why is the UK supporting partner countries’ BIM plan ...
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