Morning, Tuesday, 14th January 2020
Royal Over-Seas League, Over-Seas House, Park Place, St James’s Street, London SW1A 1LR
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference will be an opportunity for the industry, its partners, and customers to discuss key issues with senior policymakers at a time of considerable uncertainty for the sector.
The policy context
The discussion takes place amid a range of significant developments affecting the future of the sector, including:
The agenda includes keynote contributions from: Dr David Hancock, Construction Director, Infrastructure and Projects Authority and Ann Bentley, Lead, Supply Chain and Business Models, Construction Leadership Council and Member, Global Board, Rider Levett Bucknall.
Further confirmed participants include: Louise Aitken, South East Local Enterprise Partnership; Sarah Beale, CITB; Brian Berry, Federation of Master Builders; Nigel Blundell, Pinsent Masons; Alexandra Bolton, Centre for Digital Britain; Michael Divers, Sir Robert McAlpine; Samantha Ireland, Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority; Sam Stacey, Innovate UK; Rod Stiles, BAM and a senior speaker confirmed from Buildoffsite.
Chairing is Lord Best, Deputy Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence in the Built Environment.
We expect to be able to announce further senior speakers on policy moving forward following the general election.
Areas for discussion
- The UK Construction Sector Deal;
- Innovation, R&D and modern methods of construction (MMC);
- Delivering new homes;
- Green building and sustainability;
- Partnerships and fair payment in the supply chain; and
- Tackling the labour shortage and creating a more diverse workforce.