FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT

"LEARN OF THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES ACROSS SCOTLAND'S RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS"

FEATURING:

CONTENT

Discover the latest opportunities and developments within the industry at our free-to-attend conference.  We have a conference stream dedicated entirely to sustainability and a number of free CPD training workshops available to all visitors, covering Modeling for Sustainability, Energy Performance in New Homes, Circular Economy and many more key discussions. Come and acquire your points by attending our wide range of sessions.

NETWORKING

Join us for several high level networking sessions, speed networking and business card exchanges over the two days. You'll have the opportunity to hear from leading contractors and residential developers about Scotland's future plans and latest trends.

You can set up meetings with contacts directly involved in the major projects across Scotland using our software.

ENTERTAINMENT

Your free ticket to the Future of Construction Summit will include access to the construction industry's very own Winter Wonderland with local beer, whisky, mulled wine, comedy shows & entertainment.

Several of the zone sponsors and exhibitors are running prizes and competitions at their stands and in the networking areas, with huge prizes to be won including the latest construction tools, a trip for 2 to Europe, Michelin Star dinners and much more.

CONFERENCE DAY ONE - 22ND NOVEMBER

 10.55 The Time of Change

  • Brexit and the construction industry
  • Post general election: Forecasts and challenges
  • The reform of Freedom of Movement across the EU – How might this affect the industry?
  • The future impact of digital, AI and new technology

11.30 Panel Discussion: The UK Housing Crisis – Meeting Demand

  • Demand for building homes vs. the shrinking workforce
  • Long-term planning for affordable housing - The latest policy initiatives
  • Pursuing affordable housing. What is being done to meet the demands of the ambitious house-building programme
  • Resource Planning Assumptions (RPAs) for 2017-2018
  • Preserving affordability and quality vs increasing land and construction costs
  • Government subsidies and city financing tools available

11.55 The “Kier Effect” Successfully Delivering Community Benefit

  • How the construction industry can support the Public Sector on the delivery of their Community Benefit requirements
  • Community Benefit in action
  • Community Benefit evaluation tools
  • A view on where Community Benefit is going

12.20 Panel Discussion: How Can We Create a Wealth of New Talent for Construction, Architecture and Engineering?

  • Investing in UK talent
  • Driving industry attractiveness for young blood
  • Equality and diversity

12.55 Growth & Development of the UK's Construction Industry

  • Innovative approaches to supporting growth in the industry
  • Productivity, profitability and performance
  • Investing in the UK's largest infrastructure and housing projects
  • What can the UK construction industry learn from overseas?
  • Technology adoption – Embracing disruption and preparing for the digital future
 
Discover the latest opportunities and developments within the industry at our free-to-attend conference.  We have a conference stream dedicated entirely to sustainability and a number of free CPD training workshops available to all visitors, covering ModeLling for Sustainability, Energy Performance in New Homes, Circular Economy and many more key discussions. Come and acquire your points by attending our wide range of sessions.
Discover the latest opportunities and developments within the industry at our free-to-attend conference.  We have a conference stream dedicated entirely to sustainability and a number of free CPD training workshops available to all visitors, covering Modelling for Sustainability, Energy Performance in New Homes, Circular Economy and many more key discussions. Come and acquire your points by attending our wide range of sessions.