Construction Industry Summit

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Date(s) - 20/09/2016 - 21/09/2016
All Day

Grange, St Paul's Hotel


Construction Industry SummitThe Construction Industry Council, the Strategic Forum for Construction and the Construction Industry Training Board are pleased to come together once again as lead organisers of the 2016 Construction Industry Summit and to announce the date of the next Summit.

The second Construction Industry Summit will take place over two days, on 20 and 21 September 2016, in Central London at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel. The theme of the Summit will be productivity and how we can improve performance to become a more efficient industry. It will focus on enabling learning, networking and collaboration.

This flagship conference organised by industry, for industry, will engage and empower stakeholders from across all sectors of the built environment to share best practice, to challenge thinking and to learn from one another.

The Summit represents an important opportunity for the industry to discuss  the challenges and the opportunities we face and work together to find the solutions that will benefit the society we serve and deliver to us the success we seek.

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Latest news  Keynote speakers for Construction Industry Summit 2016 Programme announced 

A distinguished set of Keynote Speakers/Panellists for the two-day Construction Industry Summit 2016, taking place on 20 and 21 September at Grange, St Paul’s Hotel, London, have been announced and include: 

–              David Hancock, Government Construction Team – Government Construction Strategy

–              Lord Digby Jones, former Minister of State for UK Trade & Investment – A Post Brexit Country

–              Anne Bentley, Rider Levitt Bucknall; David Cash, BDP; Mike Putnam, Skanska; Simon Rawlinson, Arcadia – Construction Leadership Council Question Time

–              Maggie Philbin, Media Presenter, President Institute of Engineering Designers and co-founder and CEO Teen Tech – Technology, Diversity and Innovation

 Also included in the programme is a comprehensive array of leading industry experts with presentations titled: Working with the Enemy: sharing, collaboration and trust; Disrupting the Norm; Buying Smart: better procurement and more sophisticated finance models; Smart Cities and Open Data: a data driven future; Delivering the Future: a skills base for the 21st century. 

The Summit also features a plethora of Breakout Sessions that include Construction Youth Trust’s #notjustforboys debate, with panellists British Chinese stand-up comedian (and former Cambridge University Engineering student) Phil Wang  and Sophie Walker, Leader of the Women’s Equality Party; Paul Morrell, former HM Government Chief Construction Adviser and Chair of Built Environment Professional Education Project (BEPE),  on achieving an inclusive environment.

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