Don’t be Led Up the Critical Path17/10/18

Organisation: G4C NE
Date: 17/10/18
Time: 8:30 - 10:30
Speaker: Michael Foster & Stephen Lowsley
Venue: Thirteen Group, Hudson Quay
Cost: £10+VAT
Type: Seminar
Contact: Amy Holmes on amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Other

Michael Foster and Stephen Lowsley of Driver Group will be exploring the problems with delay analysis and what an Adjudicator needs. This seminar will help you to gain an understanding of the following:

  • The main recognised delay analysis techniques;
  • Pros and cons of each;
  • What the courts require;
  • What is helpful to an Adjudicator; and
  • What is not particularly helpful to an Adjudicator.

 Michael Foster: Chartered Quantity Surveyor specialising in commercial and planning issues in construction, heavy engineering, process, petrochem and power generation. Expert in valuation issues, disputed final accounts, prolongation, claims for direct loss and expense and damages claims.

Stephen Lowsley: Over 45 years’ experience in the construction industry involved with the management and programming of projects in the UK and overseas. Expert delay analyst and co-author of ‘About Time – Delay Analysis in Construction’.

To book, please contact Amy at amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880
*Cancellation notice must be given 48 hours prior to the event**

G4C Big Charity Quiz Night08/11/18

Organisation: G4C NE
Date: 08/11/18
Time: 6:45
Speaker: 11:00
Venue: Centre for Life
Cost: £60+VAT per team
Type: Networking
Contact: Amy Holmes on amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Evening
Topic: Networking

Generation4Change North East are delighted to be holding their annual charity quiz night and we would be delighted if you were able to join us for a fun filled evening with a variety of themed rounds to test everyone’s ability.

Our chosen charity will be announce shortly.

A raffle will be held during the evening and would appreciate your support with donations. If you would like to donate a prize please email Amy. (Your logo will be displayed on the quiz guest list & screen on the evening)

There is no objection to entering more than one team so please encourage your clients and work colleagues to join in!

**No more than 5 in a team**.

Cost: £60+VAT per team of 5 (price includes a pie & peas supper)

To book your team please contact Amy on 0191 5007880 or amy@cene.org.uk

**Cancellation notice must be given up to 7 days prior to the event**

Young Professionals Summer BBQ27/09/18

Organisation: G4C NE
Date: 27/09/18
Time: 5:30 - 9:30
Speaker: n/a
Venue: Tyne Bar
Cost: £10+VAT
Type: Networking
Contact: Amy Holmes on amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Networking

Back to work blues….

Come along and join in the fun at our Summer BBQ in conjunction with the RTPI Young Professionals Group. This popular event is being held at the Tyne Bar and is expected to be a great night out, you can catch the last of the sun, enjoy some amazing food and meet up with friends, colleagues and like minded people.

Spaces are expected to go fast so book early to avoid disappointment. There will be a vegetarian option available if required.

If you would like to sponsor this event and get your logo listed here with a link back to your website and 2 free places please get in touch!

For more information and to register for this event, please contact Amy at amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880

**Cancellation notice must be given 48 hours prior to the event if you are unable to attend**

First Friday Club07/09/18

Organisation: CENE
Date: 07/09/18
Time: 12:30 - 2:00
Speaker: NC Insurance
Venue: Hilton NewcastleGateshead
Cost: Free of Charge
Type: Networking
Contact: Amy Holmes on amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Networking

**Please note there is no First Friday Club in August**

Watson Burton in conjunction with Constructing Excellence in the North East and our sponsors NC Insurance would like to welcome you to First Friday Club. FFC is a networking event for people in the construction industry or for those with an interest in the built environment.

The event will take place in the restaurant area and light refreshments will be provided. Discounted parking is available at the venue if you present your ticket to the Hilton reception on leaving the event.

To register, please click contact Amy on 0191 500 7880 or email amy@cene.org.uk 

Terminating a Contract11/09/18

Organisation: CENE
Date: 11/09/18
Time: 8:00 - 10:00
Speaker: Adam Jason, Associate at DAC Beachcroft
Venue: DAC Beachcroft
Cost: £25+VAT for members of CENE, £35+VAT for non-members
Type: Seminar
Contact: Amy Holmes on amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Legal

Constructing Excellence in the North East in association with DAC Beachcroft LLP are delighted to be holding a series of CPD seminars across 2018 covering a range of Contract Law topics. This one entitled ‘Terminating a Contract’ covered by Adam Jason, Associate at DAC Beachcroft. This session will cover:

  • Termination of Construction Contracts
  • Why to terminate
  • How to terminate
  • What happens on and after termination

To register for this event, please contact Amy at amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880

**48 hours notice must be given for all cancellations**

CEEQUAL  – Improving Sustainability through Best Practice02/10/18

Organisation: CENE
Date: 02/10/18
Time: 8:30 - 11:00
Speaker: Ian Nicholson
Venue: DAC Beachcroft
Cost: TBC
Type: Seminar
Contact: Amy Holmes on amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Other

Date: 2nd October 2018
Time: 8.30am – 11.00am
Venue: Offices of DAC Beachcroft, Newcastle upon Tyne

CEEQUAL assists in designing and constructing more sustainable infrastructure projects

CEEQUAL is the international evidence-based sustainability assessment, rating and awards scheme for civil engineering, infrastructure, landscaping and works in public spaces. CEEQUAL encourages and promotes the attainment of high economic, environmental and social performance in all forms of civil engineering through identifying and applying best practice. It aims to assist clients, designers and contractors to deliver improved sustainability performance and strategy in a project or contract, during specification, design and construction.

Clients/Designers/Contractors benefit from the CEEQUAL scheme as it:
– Stimulates strategic sustainable thinking
– Encourages project improvement and innovation through adoption of best practice
– Publicly demonstrates sustainability achievements with evidence-based certification
– Recognises excellent performance and enhance team spirit
– Influences project outcomes and realise cost savings
– CEEQUAL (2018) will continue to raise the standard of sustainability best practice for infrastructure projects with the new updated scheme in early 2019
This seminar will be delivered by Ian Nicholson, Director, CEEQUAL and Infrastructure at BRE Global Ltd

To register for this event please contact Amy Holmes on 0191 5007880 or amy@cene.org.uk
**Cancellation Notice must be given up to 48 hours prior to the event**

NEC: Easy as A.B.C…D.E.F25/09/18

Organisation: G4C NE
Date: 25/09/18
Time: 8:30 - 10:30
Speaker: Martin Newman
Venue: Ward Hadaway
Cost: £10+VAT
Type: Seminar
Contact: Amy Holmes on amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Legal

So many Options but which is right for you? Approved Thomas Telford NEC3 trainer Martin Newman of Turner & Townsend will be delivering an insight into the NEC Engineering & Construction Contract Main Options and when and where they should be considered.

He will be highlighting the main differences across all the Main Options and how the different risk positions of each impacts time, cost and quality. Helping you understand common pitfalls and the importance of procuring the right contract in relation to the project circumstances.

To book, please contact Amy at amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880

*Cancellation notice must be given 48 hours prior to the event**

Case Law Review19/09/18

Organisation: G4C NE
Date: 19/09/18
Time: 8:30 - 11:00
Speaker: Stephen McLellan
Venue: DAC Beachcroft
Cost: £10+VAT
Type: Seminar
Contact: Amy Holmes on amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Legal

The law is always changing, with clarification of everyday key issues constantly being provided by caselaw.  This seminar is intended to help you stay on top of some notable developments from the Courts, focussing on the following issues from recent decisions:

– Design obligations – fitness for purpose;
– BIM update – the first reported case;
– Contractual limitations of liability;
– The importance of notices; and
– Concurrent delay – the current position.

We are delighted to be hosting this seminar in conjunction with international law firm DAC Beachcroft LLP.  The seminar will be presented by Stephen McLellan (Partner) and Victoria Nelson (Associate), who are members of DAC Beachcroft LLP’s market-leading Construction and Engineering team in Newcastle.

To book, please contact Amy at amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880
*Cancellation notice must be given up to 48 hours prior to the event*

Summer Gin Night19/07/18

Organisation: CENE
Date: 19/07/18
Time: 17:30 - 20:30
Speaker: Constructing Excellence in the North East
Venue: Crowne Plaza, Stephenson Quarter
Cost: £25+VAT for members of CENE, £35+VAT for non-members
Type: Networking
Contact: Amy Holmes on amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Evening
Topic: Networking
What better way to start your summer than with a bit of networking and a couple of glasses of gin!

The Constructing Excellence North East Club are holding a Gin School & Tasting event at the Gin Bar, Crowne Plaza, Newcastle.

Our hosts at the Gin Bar will be providing a selection of Gin & Tonic’s alongside complimentary dishes, especially selected by the chef whilst also providing an educational talk throughout the evening.

For more information or to register, please contact Amy at amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880

*Cancellation notice must be given within 48 hours*

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BIM – From Confused to Comfortable11/10/18

Organisation: CENE
Date: 11/10/18
Time: 8:30 - 17:00
Speaker: Constructing Excellence in the North East/CIOB
Venue: Centre for Life
Cost: £75+VAT
Type: Conference
Contact: Amy Holmes on amy@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Other

Building Information Modelling has been identified as a key enabler on the construction sector’s journey to a truly digital industry, but how to get started with BIM is often unclear. CIOB North East in association with Constructing Excellence in the North East and BIM Strategy are hosting an event to help our region’s businesses adopt and benefit from BIM.

Now that BIM has shifted from its jargon-filled niche, right into the front and centre of the way leading buildings in our region are being delivered we have prepared a day-long event packed with local knowledge and experience from real projects.

We will cover BIM concepts from the perspectives of the client, the project team and facilities management with additional presentations to help you really understand what BIM Level 2 means in practice, and where to find world-leading expertise right here in the North East.

Key speakers from clients and industry covering all aspects of the BIM journey from project inception to FM including:-
– John Adams, BIM Strategy
– Iain Garfield, Newcastle University
– Simon Lewis, Womble Bond Dickinson
– Stroma
– Graham Kelly, BIM Academy
– plus panel discussions

Join us for what we hope will be a great event to get your BIM journey on the right track.

Early bird tickets are £60+VAT per person. This will increase to £75+VAT on 1st August.

For more information, please contact Leanne Conaway on leanne@cene.org.uk or call 0191 500 7880

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