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LABC Annual Member Conference 2020 - programme

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Day 1 - 23 March    
09.30 - 09.55  Registration & Refreshments  
09.55 - 10.00 Welcome to the conference Peter Keates, LABC
10.00 - 10.45 Keynote speech Chandru Dissanayeke, MHCLG
10.45 - 11.45 HSE as the Building Safety Regulator Peter Baker, HSE
11.45 - 12.15 Networking & Refreshments  
12.15 - 12.45 Confidential reporting - a key step towards changing culture Neil Gibbins, IFE
12.45 - 13.15 Fire Service update - the Joint Regulators Group Nick Coombe, NFCC
13.15 - 14.00 Lunch & Networking  
14.00 - 14.30 An Early Adopter's Perspective: The Building Safety Case Experiment Melissa Dillon, Camden Council
14.30 - 15.00 A matter of faith: test results in building safety Angus Law, University of Edinburgh
15.00 - 15.30 Networking & Refreshments  
15.30 - 16.30 Consultations and the Future Homes Standard Barry Turner, LABC
16.30 - 16.45 Round up and conference close Peter Keates, LABC
18.00 Drinks reception and gala dinner with guest speaker Baroness Grey-Thompson  

 

Day 2 - 24 March    
09.00 - 09.05 Welcome to day 2 of conference Phil Hammond, LABC
09.05 - 09.45 Keynote speech - Climate Change / Carbon Professor Robert Holdaway, Brunel University
09.45 - 10.30 Is the performance of buildings worse than we think?

Panel debate - Chaired by Phil Hammond, LABC

  • Andrew Orris, STA
  • Bill Whitfield, LABC Acoustics
  • Peter Wilkinson, Pyrology
10.30 - 11.00 Networking & Refreshments  
11.00 - 11.30
Structural Timber Research Project 2020
Andrew Orriss, STA
11.30 - 12.00 Making the case for resourcing the built environment professions in the public sector Victoria Hills, RTPI
12.00 - 12.45 Lunch & Networking  
12.45 - 13.15 Part M Update Rachel Smalley, MHCLG
13.15 - 13.45 Could the climate change agenda threaten the integrity of some existing housing stock Professor John Edwards, Ed
13.45 - 14.45
Equipping ourselves for the future
Lorna Stimpson, LABC
14.45 - 15.00 Final comments and conference close Phil Hammond, LABC

*programme subject to change

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