CE Midlands Annual Construction Summit
8th October 2019 at NEC, Birmingham
Following the terrible Grenfell tragedy and the downfall of Carillion and with the advent of an emphasis on Zero Carbon Quality & Compliance, Health & Wellbeing and Digitalisation & Offsite, the UKconstruction industry is changing fast.
Constructing Excellence is leading the waywith much of this improvement agenda and this conference will bring together guest speakers from across the sector to positively disrupt your mindset and transform the way you think about the industry going forward.
Anybody leading or interested in change will find benefit from listening to and mixing with like minded and forward thinking individuals from across the Midlands construction sector.
Whether you be a client or a contractor or a consultant or a supplier in housing, building, infrastructure or asset management you will find this half day conference most stimulating.
08.30 Registration with tea/coffee and networking
09.00 Welcome and Introduction – Uma Shanker, Chair CE Midlands & Project Director, HS2
09.10 Keynote Presentation – Simon Rawlinson, Construction Leadership Council
09.40 Transforming construction through digital and advanced manufacturing technologies – Keith Waller, Construction Industry Hub
10.10 The economy and Brexit – Khush Purewal, KPMG
10.40 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion – Mark Lomas, Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, HS2
11.10 Tea/coffee and networking
11.40 Heading for extinction (and what to do about it) – Eve Jones andJanna Goldstein, Extinction Rebellion
12.10 A window on Constructing ExcellenceThought Leadership Forums:
i Leadership Council, Sean Bowles, Morgan Sindall
ii Construction Clients Group: Richard Whittaker, WM Housing
iii Procurement & Productivity: Michael Hiscock, Wright Hassall
iv Quality & Compliance: Steve Green, Bouygues UK
v Smart Construction: Rob Umphray, Deeo
vi Marketing & Communications: Gemma Steadman, Hadley Group
vii Innovation & Sustainability: Noel Street, 3D Reid
viii Health & Wellbeing: Fiona King, HS2
12.50 Conclusion of the morning and vote of thanks
13.30 Onward Access to UK Construction Week
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