SPEAKERS PORTAL

WELCOME

Please read through the following details carefully, as it contains all the information you will need in the lead up to and during the event.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES & DETAILS

PowerPoint presentations are to be submitted by Monday 23rd October - 3pm (this is an extended deadline) – Please DO NOT send these directly to Selena's email, but instead to production@londonbuildexpo.com. Remember to bring a copy with you on a USB.

If you are participating in a panel discussion, you do not need to prepare any presentation slides. 

When you arrive to the show, you will collect your name badge at the speakers registration desk and will be shown to your designated summit/workshop area. Please report to the summit or workshop area that you are speaking in once you arrive to the venue and speak with one of the below team members to run through your session. Please note: you will not be able to gain access to the show until 9.30am on both days. 

You can download the floorplan and agenda to locate your summit areas and start planning your visit.

Download the full London Build agenda

Download the floor plan

Point of contact for each of the summit areas at the show:

Future London Summit - Abigail Jackson-Houlston

BIM & Digital Construction Summit - Victoria Fields

London Build Sustainability Summit - Lucy Jacobson-Durham

Skills Hub (Workshop Area 1) - Alexane Lirzin

Off-site Construction Summit - Kam Karouie

Fire Safety Summit - Kam Karouie

Interiors & Fit-out (Workshop Area 2) - Abigail Jackson-Houlston

Venue:

London Build is taking place at the Olympia London, Floor 1, Central and West Halls.

Expo Hours:

Day One - 25th October

9.30am – 5.30pm

Evening Networking Sessions: Oktoberfest, Civil Engineers, HVAC, Architects, Concrete Professionals and Property Agents networking parties will take place from 4.30pm – 8pm.

Day Two - 26th October

9.30am – 4.30pm

PROMOTING YOUR ATTENDANCE

Please make sure you are following us and tag London Build in all social media activity.

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We have provided you with personalised banners, so spread the word as far as you can. The more the merrier – we want all of your contacts registering to attend the event.

GENERAL SPEAKER INFORMATION

  • Please let us know, if you wish to use videos or sound during your presentation, so that we can inform the AV team in advance of the event.

  • To avoid any technical issues when using videos in power point, you may wish to consider converting the clip to a WMV file. This file extension tends to be most compatible with different versions of power point.

  • You will be able to read any notes you have made in the notes section of your presentation, using the laptop on the lectern in front of you. This will not show on the projector.

  • You are welcome to use handouts and/or make your talk interactive.

  • Please make sure you stick to your allotted time for your presentation. Do bear in mind that this time slot will include questions & answers from the audience if you wish to take any. Presentations that overrun may cause delays to the overall speaker programme.

  • Please keep your schedule free on the day of the presentation, in case of any last minute timing changes to the speaker programme.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

  • The conference areas will seat up to 120 visitors and since there are open walls, visitors are able to stand in for parts of the session.

  • The conference area will be equipped with theatre style seating, a stage, full AV; microphone for speaker and visitors Q&A, laptop and LCD screen to show the slide.

  • The session chairperson will introduce you to the stage using your biography. Please reserve 5 minutes of your speaking slot duration, for questions from the audience. Please let the chairperson/event producer know in advance if you do not wish to do answer questions from the audience. A member of staff will be on hand with a wireless microphone for audience members.

  • The agenda is completely full across all summits so no sessions can overrun. The producer will hold a 10 minute and 5 minute sign up for you to clearly see in the back of the audience. Please make sure you stick to timings and if you are running late to a session, then you must cut your session short to keep the smooth running of the day.

  • You will be asked to submit your presentation slides by email the week before the event. Please also bring the final version along to the event on a USB device 1 hour (minimum) prior to your speaking time. We ask that a draft is supplied to us in advance, for us to store as a back-up file for you. You will be able to make edits to the file and bring the up to date version with you on the day.

  • If your presentation is too large to send by email, please use a file sharing website such as Dropbox.

PANEL DISCUSSION

  • If you are participating in a panel discussion, no slides or presentations are need to be prepared for this.

  • The session chairperson will introduce you to the stage using your biography.

  • Each panellist will introduce themselves before the moderator runs through the topics and questions from the agenda. Each panellist will be give 5-10 minutes depending on the duration of the panel to give their remarks and views. The panel will then open up for Q&A with the audience.

  • A member of staff will be on hand with a wireless microphone for audience members.

TRAINING WORKSHOP

  • The workshop areas will seat up to 100 visitors and since there are open walls, visitors are able to stand in for parts of the session.

  • The workshop area will be equipped with theatre style seating, a stage, full AV; microphone for speaker and visitors Q&A, laptop and LCD screen to show the slide.

  • An AV team and an Oliver Kinross staff member will be running the workshop at all times, who you will be introduced to when you arrive to the event.

  • Please note that the session will not have a chairperson for the CPD workshops, so ensure that you give a brief description before you start your workshop.

  • Suggested session timings breakdown for a 50 minute training workshop: 35 minute presentation, 5 minute summary, 10 minutes for questions.

  • Please send us a brief abstract (150-200 word paragraph). This is supporting material, for us to obtain the CPD accreditation for your workshop.

  • You will be asked to submit your workshop slides by email the week before the event. Please also bring the final version along to the event on a USB device 1 hour (minimum) prior to your speaking time. We ask that a draft is supplied to us in advance, for us to store as a back-up file for you. You will be welcome to make edits to the file and bring the up to date version with you on the day.

  • If your presentation is too large a file to send by email, please use a file sharing website such as Dropbox.

CPD ACCREDITATION

We are partnered with The CPD Certification Service for the event who are accrediting all conference and workshop sessions. You can find further details on the service and the criteria to follow – https://cpduk.co.uk/. Please note that the certification service is free of charge for London Build since we have set up an event partnership. The above details must be submitted by the deadline in order to be accredited.

Please click on the summit banners below to access your details and timings. 

FAQS

Do I need to register for the event?

Yes. Please visit the registration page HERE. Once you start the registration, one of the options is 'Registration Type', simply choose the speaker option. You should receive a confirmation email right away from Eventbrite.

Is registration free for everyone? What will I get access to?

Yes. Registering for the event will allow each visitor to attend the exhibition, all features summits and networking events, CPD accredited training workshops and presentations and much more. Check out the What's On and Summits tabs for further information online at www.londonbuildexpo.com.

Can I bring my colleagues and clients?

The more the merrier! We welcome your whole company and all of your relevant contacts to attend all areas of London Build. Please share the website link with everyone you know and have them register for their free tickets. You can also refer your contacts, following the 'Refer a Colleague/Contact' link below and we will send them an invite and details on how to register.

If I attended a workshop or conference presentation, when will I receive CPD accreditation?

All summit presentations and training workshops are accredited by CPD UK. Attendees will be scanned into each session. CPD UK will then send out certificates of attendance within 28 days after the event. Each session is worth 1 CPD point.

Is it possible for a speaker to become an event sponsor or exhibit at the event?

Yes. If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the event, please get in touch with marketing@londonbuildexpo.com and we will send you further details.

Is it possible for a speaker to become a media/event partner?

Yes. If you are interested in supporting the event either as an official event partner or as a media organisation, please get in touch with marketing@londonbuildexpo.com.

When will I receive my badge?

You can download your ticket from Eventbrite at anytime after you register online. Make sure you bring a copy of your ticket print / or visa smart phone to the event event to collect your badge at the registration desk on the day.

When will I receive the visitor guide and full agenda?

The visitor guide contains the full schedule for the two day event. You will receive the final visitor guide at the venue on the day of the event. However, all event information will be added to the event website in the meantime: www.londonbuildexpo.com.

How do I sort my transport and accommodation?

Speakers are responsible for booking their own transportation and accommodation for the event. A list of accommodation options and any discounts available, as well as local transport options, can be found under the Visit Us tab on the event website.

What do I do when I arrive to the venue?

On arrival at the venue, please follow the signs to the registration desk and collect your badge and then report to your designated summit/workshop area. My colleagues will inform me/the on-site management team of your arrival so that we can be put in touch ahead of your participation time.

Will presentations be distributed after the event?

We will get in touch, a few weeks after the event, seeking permission to distribute your presentation to our general visitors. You are welcome to opt out or provide redacted slides if you prefer. We will not distribute slides when the presenter has not given permission.

 

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