"Earn all of your CPD points by attending our CPD accredited training workshops for building design, fit-out and building interiors"



Through a combination of high-level conference sessions and FREE CPD Training Workshops, The Interior & Fit-Out Zone is the new hub for Facilities Management in the capital. Featuring a number of innovative and interactive sessions, you’ll get the opportunity to learn more about Leadership & Management of People, Property & Premises Management, Risk Management, Procurement, Health & Safety and many more key topics. Alongside these sessions will be a dedicated focus on Smart Technology, giving you an insight into the future of building management and infrastructure. 


Start your day right at the The Interior & Fit-Out  Professionals Breakfast. Featuring a keynote speech on the future of building management in London, this will be the perfect chance for you to connect senior level delegates, including Facilities Managers, Project Managers, Procurement Managers and many more. Ensure you arrive early to take advantage of the full day of high-level networking and premium content, all included in your free ticket.


The Interior & Fit-Out Zone Zone will also provide you the perfect place to see a vision of the future. You’ll be able to step inside a connected home, with an insight into how technology and data systems can revolutionise residential developments in London. Get hands on with a variety of technologies, with demonstrations of smartphone connected devices and innovative voice controlled solutions.


10am - Time to Focus on the Building as a Product

  • Value engineering results in performance gap
  • Building is a system but we assemble products rather than deliver an integrated system
  • Post Grenfell need to prove you built what was designed and that it works


David Frise, Chief Executive, FIS

11am - ‘FLICKER – The Unseen Issue with LED’s

  • Learning Aims;
  • History of Flicker
  • Causes and effects
  • Health an Occupational hazards
  • Standards and regulations
  • Test methodologies


Paul Gregory, Global Specification Director, Dyson

12pm - Steel Windows – A New Generation

  • The importance of the steel window in Architecture over the last century and before
  • The characteristics of steel windows throughout history
  • The role of steel windows today with regards to the environment and sustainability
  • Legislation, standards and performance features governing steel windows
  • The future for steel windows, including the introduction of thermal breaks and the consequences for current day steel window specification


Peter Clement, Chief Executive, Clement Windows Group

1pm - Fit-out Project Management - Best Practice for Cost Effectiveness

2pm - Revolutionising Restoration

  • Traditional brickmaking methods and regional brick variations across the UK and the impact these factors have
  • Practical guidance on how to choose the right brick for renovation, extension and new build projects
  • Brick types and sizes available and how to specify the correct brick type
  • The benefits of using traditional handmade bricks in conservation, heritage and new build
  • Problem solving


Ruth Hughes, UK Specification Manager, Imperial Bricks

3pm - Designing an Office for the Future - Activity Based Workplace


May Fawzy, Design Director & Founder, MF Design Studio, BIID Member


10am - Standards and Why They Matter

  • What are standards?
  • Are they our friend?
  • What if we don’t use them?


Joe Cilia, Technical Manager, FIS

11am - Data Supply, Analytics and Utility Supply Services 


Tim Riley, Meter Asset Manager, Energy Assets

12pm - An Alternative View of Fair Payments

  • Working Capital Optimisation
  • Fairer Payments to Sub-Contractors
  • Automated Data Reconciliation
  • Closer Supplier Relationships


Tim Chambers, Head of European Partnerships & B2B Sales, WEX

1pm - EEBS – CIS Payroll Solutions

  • Introduction: Construction & self-employment
  • Compliance issues/risks you face
  • Pimilico Plumbers & gig economy & the Matthew Taylor Review
  • Employment rights tribunal fees
  • How to be compliant


Nick Pilgrim, MD & CIS Payroll Compliance Specialist, EEBS Limited

2pm - Risk Management

3pm - Construction Management 

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