PRECAST2017 Programme Released

4 Apr 2017

We are pleased to announce the PRECAST2017 programme has now been released. The event will be taking place on Thursday 11th May at the Leicester Tigers Stadium.

A list of exhibitors is now available, download exhibitor list here. (please note that all 68 exhibition spaces are now fully booked).

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See below for full programme details...

08.30

Registration & Exhibition Opens

Tea, Coffee & Breakfast Rolls Served

09.00 – 9.50

TECHNICAL

Securing Long-Term Availability of Fly Ash (25 mins)

Ivan Skidmore - Chair of UKQAA, Power Minerals

Introducing Limestone Ternary Cements (25 mins)

John Lay – Product Quality Director, CEMEX

09.30 – 10.10

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

Manufacturer Responsibilities in Protecting Vulnerable Road Users (20 mins)

Speaker (TBC)

Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace (20 mins)

Mates in Mind (British Safety Council)

10.20 – 10.45

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Jerry McLaughlin – Chief Economist, Mineral Products Association

10.45

Refreshments

11.15 – 11.45

 

BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING (BIM)

Industry Outlook & Project Examples (15 mins)

Duncan Reed – Director, Trimble Solutions (UK)

Communicating Product Information with BIM (15 mins)

Peter Caplehorn -  Deputy Chief Executive, Construction Products Association

12.00 – 12.30

SUSTAINABILITY

Environmental Product Declarations: All you need to know

Matthew Butcher – Environmental & Technical Officer, British Precast

British Precast Members' Sustainability Performance

David Manley - Sustainability Chair, Forterra Building Products

12.00 – 12.30

INFRASTRUCTURE

Speaker (TBC)

12.30

Lunch

13.00 – 13.25

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)

Including Executive Director Report

13.30 – 13.50

BREXIT IMPLICATIONS

Peter Caplehorn -  Deputy Chief Executive and Policy Director, Construction Products Association

14.00 – 14.25

THE HOUSING WHITE PAPER

Homes & Community Agency

14.30 – 14.55

HEALTH & SAFETY

Help Great Britain Work Well

Dr Matthew Penrose, Head of Manufacturing - Health & Safety Executive

15.00 – 16.00

SPEED NETWORKING

16.00

Exhibition Close