Programme Construction News Summit 2019

3-4 December | The Brewery, London

3-4 December 2019, The Brewery London

Shaping a new future for the industry

Day 1 – Infrastructure

09:00

Opening from day one chair

John Pienaar, broadcaster and journalist

Industry Landscape

09:10

Political address: Providing clarity in uncertain times

09:30

Keynote address: UK economic outlook – global context and prospects for UK growth, inflation and interest rates

John Hawksworth, chief economist, PwC

10:00

Industry Leaders panel: How are you guiding and changing your business in the next three years?​

Paul Hamer, CEO, Sir Robert McAlpine
Kirsten Lees, managing partner, Grimshaw
Alan Robertson, CEO, VolkerWessels UK

10:45

Network and learn

  • Speakers Corner – book time to connect with the speakers 1-2-1 (VIP passes)
  • Inspirational Hub – Gain insight into how businesses and individuals are inspiring change through their approaches to health, skills and diversity.

11:30 - 12.45

Roundtable debate (Invite only)

​Changing corporate structures to better support the health and wellbeing of the workforce – what are the practical solutions for business leaders?

 

Breakout A: An infrastructure renaissance?

Breakout B: Offsite or not to Offsite

Chair: Robert Meakin, partner, Clyde & Co

11:30

Creating certainty in the infrastructure pipeline to ensure we can deliver future plans

Caroline Sheridan, renewals and enhancements director, TfL

Terry Fitzmaurice, group procurement & contracts director, MAG

Phil Wilbraham, expansion programme director, Heathrow

11:30

Emerging players, approaches and opportunities

Andrew Shepherd, CEO, Mid Group

Graeme Culliton, UK managing director, BoKlok

Ken Dytor, executive chairman, Urban Catalyst

12:20

How is offsite manufacturing going to impact the way we execute construction projects in the future?
Craig Glover, finance director, Premier Modular
David Harris, divisional director, Premier Modular
Kenny Ingram, global industry director, IFS

 

12:45

Lunch and learn

  • Speakers Corner – book time to connect with the speakers 1-2-1 (VIP passes)
  • Inspirational Hub – Gain insight into how businesses and individuals are inspiring change through their approaches to health, skills and diversity.

13.10

Legal Clinic: Cancelled or terminated projects – key strategies for protecting your business 

We will discuss the legal issues, dispute avoidance strategies and practical steps to take in the run-up to and after cancellation or termination of construction projects. Led by Mary Anne Roff, partner, Clyde & Co

If you are interested in attending, please email: amy.bear@emap.com 

 

 

Breakout A: Infrastructure projects to watch

Breakout B: Procurement and value

14:15

Changing our approach to planning and designing infrastructure projects

David Cullen, programme director, North London Heat and Power Project, North London Waste Authority

Tim Wood, Northern Powerhouse Rail director, Transport for the North

Helen Miles, capital delivery and commercial director, Severn Trent

Andrew Kidd, director of procurement, Lower Thames Crossing

14:15

Panel: Bringing the community closer to the project

Matt Voyce, executive director construction, Quintain

Sarah Banham, director of communities, Battersea Power Station Development Company

Ross Sayers, development director, Landsec

15:00

Speaker question and answer session

15:00

How can we procure differently and better?

Pat Hayes, managing director, Be First London

Kevin Murray, deputy director for construction & property, Government Property Agency

   

15:20

Speaker question and answer session

 

 

15:30

Networking and learn

  • Speakers Corner – book time to connect with the speakers 1-2-1 (VIP passes)
  • Inspirational Hub – Gain insight into how businesses and individuals are inspiring change through their approaches to health, skills and diversity.
A new industry

16:00

Debate: Does the UK contracting model need reform or radical change?

Ann Bentley, global board director, Rider Levett Bucknall

16:45

Keynote
In conversation with…

17:30

Drinks reception 

19:00

End of drinks reception and Day one of the Summit

Day 2 – Buildings

09:00

Opening from day two chair

Urban development

09:10

Keynote address: ​The changing role of clients in construction – value, risk and delivery models

Anna Strongman, partner, Argent

09:40

Shaping urban landscapes and creating new communities

Gavin Heaphy, construction director, University of Cambridge

Matthew Vickerstaff, interim chief executive, Infrastructure and Projects Authority

10:25

London’s post-Brexit cityscape – a new dawn for high-rise?

Michael Cracknell, director, Deloitte

10:45

Networking and learn

  • Speakers Corner – book time to connect with the speakers 1-2-1 (VIP passes)
  • Inspirational Hub –Gain insight into innovation solutions through pitches from industry and start-ups
Placemaking

11:30

Working Group – placemaking for the future

Peter George, programme director – Meridian Water, Enfield Council

12:00

Roundtable discussions with facilitators

Discussing the approach being employed across organisations and the challenges of developing places across the UK

12:30

Feedback from the tables and summary from chair

12:45

Lunch and learn

  • Speakers Corner – book time to connect with the speakers 1-2-1 (VIP passes)
  • Innovation Hub – Gain insight into innovation solutions through pitches from industry and start-ups

14:00

Working Groups Round-up

The Working Group chair will a share brief insight into what they have heard, the priorities of each group and what they are taking away from the discussions.

Residential

14:15

Planning and maintaining momentum of development against an uncertain economic backdrop

Stephen Kinsella, executive director, land, Homes England

Colm Lacey, chief executive, Brick by Brick

15:00

Exploring how affordable housing will be delivered in the future and the importance of joint ventures to bring projects forward

James Pennington, executive director of development, Radian Group

15:45

Closing remarks from chair

16:00

End of the CN Summit

EMAP 2019. The programme may change due to unforeseen circumstances. EMAP reserves the right to alter the venue and/or speakers.

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