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Overcoming the challenges of the Kynren project27/11/18

Organisation: ACE
Date: 27/11/18
Time: 18:00
Speaker: Deniece Wanley
Venue: Flatts Farm Toronto Bishop Auckland. D14 7SF D14 7SF
Cost: Member ticket: FREE; Non member ticket: £10.00
Type: Seminar
Contact: https://www.apm.org.uk/event/overcoming-the-challenges-of-the-kynren-project/
Region: Northumberland
Time of Day: Evening
Topic: Other

Presentation by Deniece Wanley, Head of Business Development and Communications of “Kynren – The story of us”. Now in its 3rd season, and on track to have been seen by 500,000 visitors by 2020, the presentation details the real “heart and soul” story behind this unique World Class Show. From concept & inception, through to its 10 year plans to put Bishop Auckland and the North East on the map as one of the biggest UK visitor attractions.

Kynren is made up of 1,000+ volunteers, and manages to attract visitors from as far as Japan. It is an international success story. The APM North East Kynren event will explore how Kynren has managed to overcome the following challenges:

1) Bringing 1,000 volunteers together on the story
2) Getting it right. From dream to reality.
3) Secrets to success

Kynren – An Epic Tale of England the action-packed live blockbuster performed by a cast and crew of 1,000,  taking you on an amazing journey through 2,000 years of history, myth and legend. Kynren, a world class show brought to life with magnificent sets, combat, stunts, horsemanship, stunning pyrotechnics and amazing special effects set to a thrilling original soundtrack. Kynren is a captivating experience for all the family, it really has to be seen to be believed!

This event is suitable for professionals with any level of experience.

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Apprenticeships – The Levy, the experience and the benefits03/12/18

Organisation: CENE
Date: 03/12/18
Time: 8:30 - 11:00
Speaker: Constructing Excellence in the North East
Venue: DAC Beachcroft
Cost: Free for members of CENE, £25+VAT for non-members
Type: Seminar
Contact: Grace Collinson on grace@cene.org.uk or Call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Other

Constructing Excellence in the North East are delighted to be holding this breakfast seminar looking at the Apprenticeship Levy, What Support is available and the benefits to the organisation as well as employees.

The seminar will discuss:
– The skills challenge facing the construction sector in the North East
– Applying a collaborative approach;
– Supporting Apprenticeships – The CITB Grants Scheme;
– The advantages to colleges working with employers
– Social Corporate Responsibilities

The speakers will include Jeremy Wright, CITB, John Cartwright & Gary Riches of Hartlepool College, Susan Dawson of Northumbria University and Paula Merifield from The Government Education Department.

Procuring for Value05/12/18

Organisation: CENE
Date: 05/12/18
Time: 8:30 - 11:00
Speaker: Constructing Excellence in the North East
Venue: Ward Hadaway
Cost: £20+VAT for members of CENE, £35+VAT for non-members
Type: Seminar
Contact: Grace Collinson on grace@cene.org.uk or Call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Other

Design and Build is coming under increasing pressure.  It has been questioned in terms of how it creates rather than transfers risk, the quality of the housing and infrastructure it delivers and the construction sector culture it creates.  In addition, the construction sector has some very significant structural issues, not least productivity.  Bringing construction productivity up to the national average would deliver an extra £15bn of value each year.

But what is the alternative, how does this change?  The Construction Leadership Council are proposingProcuring for Value, and are creating a methodology to underpin this work.  Procuring for Value brings together clients, suppliers, assets and procurement in a structure that focusses on outcomes over the long term.  This is seen as critical carrier for change; by creating the space for innovation and productivity, investment in capacity and quality becomes a significantly more sensible and secure proposition for industry.  This in turn means quality and performance for clients – if they are prepared to step outside business as usual…

Speakers;
Ann Bentley, Global Director, RLB, and Procuring for Value lead, Construction Leadership Council
Rob Charlton, CEO, Space Group

Win, retain, repeat: an essential guide to managing client relationships06/12/18

Organisation: RIBA
Date: 06/12/18
Time: 14:00
Speaker: Basil Sawczuk
Venue: Gateshead Council, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead NE8 1HH
Cost: £18 – £110.40
Type: Talk
Contact: Sally Brewis - 0191 261 7441
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Other

Architects need a strategy to secure new clients and develop a good relationship leading to repeat work. This seminar will show you how to improve your chances of securing more work, even when the competition is more experienced and have, on the face of it, better credentials.

This seminar will show you how to effectively market and sell your skills and experiences, even with limited resources and a small budget. All you require is the determination, enthusiasm and a few hours each week to set aside to winning work.

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Unlocking Construction’s Digital Future31/01/19

Organisation: CENE
Date: 31/01/19
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker: Constructing Excellence in the North East
Venue: County Hotel Newcastle
Cost: 0
Type: Seminar
Contact: Grace Collinson on grace@cene.org.uk or Call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Evening
Topic: Other

Modern technologies will be the cornerstone of construction sector reform to increase productivity, efficiency and quality of delivery. However, for change to happen, new cultures and ways of working need to be driven from the top; leaders of companies large and small need to ‘think digital’ in everything they do.

Join the Construction Industry Training Board, Constructing Excellence in the North East and Generation for Change to hear about the opportunities and challenges of digital construction technologies. Speakers will include CITB, BIM Strategy, Kier and Space.

  • Increase your awareness of digital construction techniques.
  • Find out about future digital construction technologies.
  • Understand the implications for construction skills and training.
  • Find out about funding available to digitally upskill your workforce.

The event will be followed by a networking drinks reception.

To register for this event please contact Grace Collinson on 0191 5007880 or grace@cene.org.uk