North East Construction Summit20/09/17

The Construction Industry Council, North East are delighted to be holding the North East Construction Summit on Wednesday 20th September. The aim of the Summit is to work with the construction industry leaders from the region and national experts to develop a North East Construction Strategy focussed specifically on the issues, strengths and potential of our region whilst also taking into consideration the national factors affecting the North East. Topics to be covered include Innovation, People and Skills, Digital Solutions, Productivity and Procurement. Frequent discussion forums throughout the day will bring together the combined thoughts of all delegates present to ensure the resultant strategy encompasses all subsectors of the industry.

We are extremely pleased to announce Mark Farmer, Co-Chair of Constructing Excellence will start the day by presenting his report, Modernise or Die, commissioned by the Construction Leadership Council. This review was intended to provoke debate as to the current and likely future state of the industry and identifies the urgent actions needed to lead a change agenda that will safeguard the industry’s future.

Our other speakers for the day include Dale Sinclair, Director of Technical Practice, AECOM; Dr Stephen Hamil,
Director of Research and Innovation, NBS; Simon Cross, Director of Building Futures Group, BRE; Don Ward, Chief Executive at Constructing Excellence; Sarah Fenton, Strategic Partnerships Director (Midlands and North), CITB; Tom Warburton, Director of Investment & Development, Newcastle City Council.  

Exhibition space and sponsorship opportunities are available and if you are interested in those please speak with Catriona for further details

Organisation: CENE
Date: 20/09/17
Time: 9:30am - 4pm
Speaker: Mark Farmer, Dale Sinclair, Dr Stephen Hamil, Simon Cross, Don Ward, Sarah Fenton, Tom Warburton
Venue: Newcastle Marriott Gosforth Park Hotel
Cost: £75+VAT
Type: Conference
Contact: or call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Other

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