PRECAST2018

Date:Thursday 17 May 2018
Time:08:00 - 16:00
Price:Free

 PRECAST2018  – 17th May 2018, Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire.

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PRECAST2018 is the UK's largest precast concrete industry conference & exhibition, the event will take place on Thursday 17th May 2018 at a brand new venue – Silverstone Circuit.

With over 70 trade stands available and more than 500 delegates expected to attend, PRECAST2018 is a great forum to meet new customers and network with others in the industry.
 
The event will run from 08.30 to 16.00 situated in one open plan hall with 2 separate seminar rooms close by on the same floor. A range of seminars on key industry specific topics will be held throughout the day. These will include health and safety, sustainability, infrastructure, Grenfell and many more (see programme below). PRECAST2018 is an excellent opportunity for those in the construction industry to view the latest products and services, and meet new customers from the UK, Europe and further afield. 
 
Sponsorship opportunities available, please contact info@britishprecast.org for more information.
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Programme

08.30

Registration & Exhibition Opens

Tea, Coffee & Breakfast Rolls Served

09.00   – 09.45

SUSTAINABILITY

​-Construction Products and Sustainability – demands on manufacturers

Jane Thornback, Sustainability Policy Advisor - Construction Products Association

-Implications on products and manufacturing: BRE sustainability assessment methods BREEAM 2018 and Home Quality Mark

Shamir Ghumra, Director, Centre for Sustainable Products - BRE

10.00 – 10.45

HEALTH & SAFETY

-Health and Safety Executive: What we expect of manufacturers  

John Rowe, Head of the Manufacturing Sector - Health and Safety Executive

- Silo Safety: Are your operations safe? – A management checklist

David Wadsworth, UK Sales Manager – Hycontrol Ltd

-Funding Apprenticeships, Accessing Training and Assessing Competence

Tracy Colton, Head of Apprenticeships - Mentor Training

11.00 – 11.45

DIGITAL MANUFACTURE & CONSTRUCTION

-Digital Britain for mainstream construction  

David Owens, Senior Consultant Digital Transformation - Costain

- ​Implementation of BIM in Precast sector

Duncan Reed, Director – Trimble Solutions

11.00 – 11.45

HEALTH & SAFETY

Silo Safety: A Time for Change

David Wadsworth, UK Sales Manager – Hycontrol Ltd

12.00 – 12.30

GRENFELL

Repercussions for All Construction

Sir Ken Knight Chair of Independent Expert Advisory following the Grenfell Tower fire. Chief Fire and Rescue Advisor for England 2007 -2013

12.30 – 13.00

Lunch

13.00 – 13.30

2018 CONSTRUCTION CROSSROADS: FUTURE OF PRECAST & MASONRY

Regulations, Product Quality, Offsite, Environmental Drivers, Housing & Infrastructure Investment – challenges and opportunities for our sector.  

Andrew Minson, Executive Director – British Precast

13.40 – 13.50

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

14.00 – 15.15

INFRASTRUCTURE

- Infrastructure & Government Policy

Jerry McLaughlin, Chief Economist – Mineral Products Association

- Heathrow Expansion Programme

Rob Ewen, Delivery Director – Heathrow Expansion Programme

- Q&A

14.15 – 15.30

Concrete Block Association: Members only briefing

15.30

Exhibition Close