PRECAST2016

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Date:Thursday 12 May 2016
Time:08:30 - 16:00
Venue:

Leicester Tigers Stadium, Aylestone Road, Leicester, LE2 7TR

Price:Free

PRECAST2016 is the biggest precast concrete show of the year!

PRECAST2016 is our annual Exhibition with over 60 exhibitors showcasing their products and services. The event will take place on Thursday 12th May at Leicester Tigers Stadium, Leicester. PRECAST2016 is a great forum to meet new customers and network with others in the industry.

A range of seminars on key industry specific topics such as:

  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Health & Safety including an essential briefing on Respirable Crystalline Silica & The New Sentencing Guidelines
  • High Speed 2
  • Sustainability
  • Technical updates

We will also be holding a speed networking session for those who wish to make appointments with manufacturers.

Lunch is included with your registration.

Full list of exhibitors can be found here.

To download a printable version of the programme, click here.

PRECAST2016 is supported by Trimble and Tarmac.

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Programme

08.30

Registration & Exhibition Opens

Tea, Coffee & Breakfast Rolls Served

09.00 - 09.45

HS2 – Requirements of the Precast Industry & Opportunities

Andrew Slinn, Procurement Lead, High Speed 2

9.30

Safe Loading, Wincanton - Outside Demonstration

Safe Use of Prefabricated Towers, Mentor Training - Outside Demonstration

10.00 – 10.50

Technical Seminars: From Associates

J&P Building Systems, Peikko UK, Yara UK

10.15 – 10.45

Economic Outlook

Jerry McLaughlin – Chief Economist, Mineral Products Association

10.45 – 11.15

Refreshments

11.15

Safe Loading, Wincanton - Outside Demonstration

Safe Use of Prefabricated Towers, Mentor Training - Outside Demonstration

11.15 – 11.45

How Contractors are Embedding Sustainability into Procurement

Steve Cook, Willmott Dixon & Member of Build UK

11.45 – 12.30

Building Information Modelling (BIM), Precast and the road to Level 2: Including British Precast Activity for Members

Duncan Reed – Director, Trimble Solutions (UK)

12.00 – 12.30

New Sentencing Guidelines for H&S Prosecutions

Marta Tomlinson, Kennedys Law

12.30

Lunch

13.00 – 13.45

Annual General Meeting (AGM) & Executive Director Report

Keynote address from Paul Billinger, HSE

14.00 – 14.30

Risk Reduction & Acoustic Performance for Housing

John Tebbit – CEO, Robust Details

14.00

Safe Loading, Wincanton - Outside Demonstration

Safe Use of Prefabricated Towers, Mentor Training - Outside Demonstration

14.15 – 15.00

Reclassification of Respirable Crystalline Silica: Impacts for Precasters 

Andy Price - Strategic Health and Safety Manager, Sibelco/Europe & President, Silica & Moulding Sands Association

15.00 – 16.00

Speed Networking

16.00

Exhibition Close