OCTOBER 2021 PROGRAMME 

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 Keynotes     Networking Events     Workshops   
Roundtables 


07.30 - 08.55


The Big Networking Breakfast - Collaboration in the Construction Sector: New Ways of Working Together
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09.15 - 09.30


09.30 - 10.15


OPENING KEYNOTE: Valuing & Implementing Health and Wellbeing in the Built Environment
Oliver Heath - Founder & Director of Oliver Heath Design
Astor Suite

10:30 - 11:00


11:15 - 11:45


The Art of the Possible – What Does a Sustainable Kent Look Like?Planning Post-PandemicJoin a Global Community of Talented Professionals
Willmott Dixon - Matthew Blythin - Director, DHAJulie Putman - Regional Manager - South, Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
Astor Suite Astor Suite Roundtable Room

12:00 - 12:30


Construction FuturesBuilding Resilient Communities in a Post-Pandemic WorldInnovation in Recycled Construction Aggregates
Autodesk Construction Cloud - Liz Gibney - Masterplanner & Urban Designer, Lee Evans Partnership LLPRicky Hemmings - Managing Director, Ardula Group Limited
Brunel Room Telford Room Roundtable Room

12:30 - 13:00


Lunch & Networking

12:30 - 13:15


Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce Chief Executives Reception
Astor Suite Sponsored by Caxtons

13:00 - 13:30


Fire! You are Responsible! Are you Competent?Update on Legal and Regulatory Issues Pertinent to the Construction SectorTackling Labour Shortage
Kevin Blunden - Technical & Compliance Director, Harwood Building Control Lee May - Partner, Brachers LLPPhil Ridgwell - CEO, Core Group
Brunel Room Telford Room Roundtable Room

13:30 - 14:00


Lunch & Networking

13:45 - 14:00


Kent Women in Construction Panel Discussion: Your Route to the Top – What has Changed in the Last 20 Years?
Astor Suite

14:00 - 14:30


Lessons Learnt for Achieving a Net Zero Carbon, Resilient Built Environment Intelligent Manufacturing Supply Chain InformaticsBuilding Control and New Fire Legislation Surgery
Dr Paul Toyne - Sustainability Practice Leader, Grimshaw & London Sustainable Development CommissionerDr Salman Saeidlou - Senior Lecturer in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering, Canterbury Christ Church UniversityBen Cheeseman - Commercial Director, Harwood Building Control
Astor Suite Brunel Room Roundtable Room

14:45 - 15:15


Delivering Community Gain in DevelopmentApprenticeships and How They Help Improve Your WorkforceEmpowering Employees to Take Control of Their Own Wellbeing
Mark Quinn - CEO and Chairman, Quinn EstatesLewis O Callaghan - Apprenticeship Development Manager, MidKent College Pip Lawrence - Wellbeing Director, Wellbeing People Ltd
Astor Suite Telford Room Roundtable Room

15:30 - 16:00


Identify Early Warnings of Under-Performing Contracts within the Construction IndustryIt’s Not Been Done Before – Innovation in InfrastructureTo be announced soon!
Dwayne Engelbrecht - Civil Training Sales Manager, MKC TrainingNicola Coppen - Infrastructure Specialist, Diligence (PM) Services LtdHayley Porter Aslet - Managing Director, Gen2 Property Ltd
Brunel Room Telford Room Roundtable Room

17.00 - 22.00



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