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North East Construction Summit – ‘Driving the Need for Change’03/10/18

Organisation: CENE
Date: 03/10/18
Time: 8:30 - 16:00
Speaker: Constructing Excellence in the North East
Venue: Marriott Hotel, Gosforth Park
Cost: £75+VAT
Type: Conference
Contact: Leanne Conaway at leanne@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 bring you the

Constructing Excellence in the North East are delighted to bring you the 2018 North East Construction Summit – Driving the Need for Change.

The summit will focus on increasing productivity and addressing contributing factors including; leadership, innovation, industry culture, supply chains and best practice.

Speaking so far we have:

Ben Lever – Future Skills & Innovation Lead at CITB

Ian Heptonstall –  Director at Action Sustainability

Laura Brown – Group BIM Manager at Bowmer & Kirkland

Iain Garfield – Head of Estate Planning & Development at Newcastle University

Andy Spooner – Managing Director at AS Lean Solutions Ltd.

Stuart Anwyl – Performance, Quality & Improvement Lead at Balfour Beatty/MottMacDonald Highways Area 10

Stefan Mordue – Regional Consultancy Manager at i3 by AECOM

Richard Harral – Technical Director at CABE

If you are interested in attending, becoming a sponsor or taking exhibition space, please contact Leanne Conaway on 0191 5007880 or leanne@cene.org.uk

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

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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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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**