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FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT

Day One - 20th March

10.00 Welcome Address by the Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow

10.05 Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Chairperson:

Elvin Box, Chair, London Constructing Excellence Club

10.10 Building the Future Scotland

Speaker:

Bailie Anne McTaggart, Glasgow City Council

10.40 Reshaping Building Standards in Scotland

Speaker:

Stephen Garvin, Head of Building Standards, The Scottish Government

11.10 Panel Discussion: Tackling Scotland's Housing Shortage – What is Being Done?

Panellists:

Neil McKay, Managing Director, Urban Union

Gordon Nelson, Director FMB Scotland, Federation of Master Builders

Tony Cain, Policy Manager, The Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers

Nicola Barclay, Chief Executive, Homes for Scotland

 John Blackwood, Chief Executive, Scottish Association of Landlords

12.00 Panel Discussion: Developments and Opportunities Across Scotland's Major Redevelopment Projects

Panellists:

Martin McKay, Executive Director of Regeneration, Clyde Gateway

Andrew Bowman, Head of Business Investment and Operations, Riverside Inverclyde

Neil McKay, Managing Director, Urban Union

12.30 Innovating Scotland's Construction Industry

Speaker:

Stephen Good, Chief Exec, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

13.00 Innovating and Inspiring the Future – Is Scotland’s Construction Industry Ready for Generation Z?

Speaker:

Rohan Bush, Head of Public Partnerships & Future Workforce, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

13.30 Panel Discussion: Master-Planning and Urban Development

Panellists:

Jonathan McQuillan, Associate, anderson bell + christie

Ian Alexander, Design Director, JM Architects

14.00 Overcoming Challenges in the Planning Process and Maximising Your Chances of Success

Speaker:

Colin Lavety, Planning Director, Barton Willmore 

14.30 Panel Discussion: Housing Innovation and Future Thinking

Moderator:

Lorna Wilson, Innovation and Future Thinking Lead, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA)

Panellists:

Jackie McIntosh, Director of Property Development and Initiatives, Wheatley Group

Jill Pritchard, Housing Occupational Therapist & Business Change Consultant (APMG)

Nile Istephan, Chief Executive, Eildon Housing Association

15.10 Total Fire Engineering

Speaker:

Fraser Smith, Fire Engineer, ARUP

15.50 Panel Discussion: Let's Talk Fire Safety and Prevention

Speaker:

Vinny Fryars, Regional Manager Scotland, Bauder

Brian Morrell, Associate, ARUP

Keith MacGillivray MBE MA BSc, Chief Executive, British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association

16.30 Close of Conference

Day Two - 21st March

10.00 Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Chairperson:

Andrew Morrison, Managing Director, AM Bid

10.10 Building Better Homes

Speaker:

Sarah Buchanan, Business Relationship Manager, CSIC

10.40 Adding Value Through Good Design

Speaker: 

Jim MacDonald, CEO, Architecture & Design Scotland

11.10 An Update from Transport Scotland

Speaker:

Jamie Kennedy, Head of Contracts, Transport Scotland 

11.40 Panel Discussion: The Future of Infrastructure in Scotland

Panellists:

Stephen Slessor, Operations Director, Morrison Construction

Senior Representative, Transport Scotland

Paul Dodd, Head of BIM Programme, Scottish Futures Trust

12.20  Opening The Door – building a more accessible world for us all!

Speaker:

Grant Carson, Director, Employment and Housing Services, Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living

13.00 How Our Ageing Population Can be Supported by The Built Environment?

Speaker:

David Kelly, Group Director, BRE

13.30 Closing the Skills Gap

Speaker:

Yvonne Gilfillan, Managing Director, Infinite Fusion

14.00 Panel Discussion: Diversity and Equality in Today's Built Environment

Moderator:

Amanda McKay, Quality Director, Balfour Beatty

Panellists:

Ruta Turcinaviciute, Part 2 Architectural Assistant, 3DReid

Jan Atkinson, Talent and Organisational Development Director, Kier Construction

Claire McBlain, Business Development Manager, Lochlie Construction Group

Lindsay Johnston, Director & Founder, Pattern Design Architects

15.00 Mental Health and Well-Being Within the Workplace

Speaker:

Andy McNair, Health & Safety Professional, VolkerInfra

15.30 Panel Discussion: Health, Safety and Well-Being in Construction – Are We Covering All Bases?

Panellists:

Yvonne Gilfillan, Managing Director, Infinite Fusion

Andy McNair, Health & Safety Professional, VolkerInfra

Bruce Durham, Collaborative Performance Specialist, Huddle Culture

16.00 Close of Conference

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