INTERIOR & FIT-OUT ZONE

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2018 AGENDA COMING SOON

10.00am 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

Speaker: 

David Frise, Chief Executive, FIS

10.50am ‘FLICKER – The Unseen Issue with LED’s

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

Speaker: 

Paul Gregory, Global Specification Director, Dyson

11.40am 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

Speaker: 

Peter Clement, Chief Executive, Clement Windows Group

12.30pm Top Tips on Managing Design In Construction

  • Understanding the design development process “the nature of the beast”
  • Assessing the impact & choosing the right process
  • Helping creativity & managing its impact
  • Working a “Design Management” process
  • Tips on collaboration

Speaker:

Nasser Alanizy, Development Director, Focus Building Group

1.10pm 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

Speaker:

Ruth Hughes, UK Specification Manager, Imperial Bricks

2.00pm Title of talk: I Love Lamp 1.5 – Lighting for optimum wake and sleep

  • Explore the relationship between natural light and humans to unveil the real essence of what is Human-centric lighting
  • Understand the importance of understanding your built-in biorhythmic clock
  • How your environment can be set up to help induce the best possible sleep and wake cycle for optimum performance and wellbeing, be it for work or home
  • Why sleep matters for optimum performance during the day
  • Why daylight matters for optimum sleep during the night

Speaker:

Kam Dhatt, Director, Onlight

2.50pm Designing an Office for the Future - Activity Based Workplace

Speaker: 

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

3.40pm Close

10.00am Standards and Why They Matter

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

Speaker:

Joe Cilia, Technical Manager, FIS

10.50am Optimising / Maximising Value of Utility Connections

  • What should the customer expect from their provider?
  • What are the risks and how can these be managed?

Speaker:

Richard Atkinson, Strategic Development Director, Energy Assets Utilities

11.40pm An Alternative View of Fair Payments

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

Speaker: 

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

12.30pm EEBS – CIS Payroll Compliance – Could the end of self-employment be on the cards?

  • Introduction: Construction & self-employment within the industry
  • Understanding compliance issues and the risks contractors face in 2017/18
  • Pimlico Plumbers, the Gig Economy and the goverments’ Matthew Taylor Review
  • Employment Rights tribunal fees update
  • How to save time, money and stay 100% HMRC compliant.

Speaker:

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

1.20pm Building & Site Security

  • Understand the threat to security for different types of building and sites
  • Understand the different perimeter security products available, including intruder detection and deterrent systems and integrated security technology products
  • Understand how to select the right product depending upon the security threats and risks associated with the site
  • Understand the security technology products available and how they can be integrated and combined with physical security 
  • Understand how installation impacts the overall budget and how savings can be made by selecting the most appropriate perimeter solution

Speaker:

Steve Bailes, Business Development Manager, Zaun Group

2.10pm Raising Standards in Property Preservation

  • An overview of the current standards in Basement Waterproofing
  • Recent changes in ‘specifications’ to reflect failures in ‘new-build’ Basements
  • Samples of failures and how they occurred
  • Practical advice on Waterproofing Methods

Speaker:

Richard Walker, National Sales and Business Development Manager, Peter Cox Ltd

3.00pm Close

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