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APS National Conference 2018: full programme

Conference begins
9.15am Welcome Bobby Chakravarthy, APS President
9.30am: Keynote Address: Safer together, David Taylor, CABE
Morning session 1: Life after Grenfell
10.00am Grenfell: Legislation, regulation and the industry response Graham Watts: CIC
10.30am Some legal perspectives on Grenfell Gillian Birkby: Fladgate
11.00am Refreshments & exhibition viewing  
Morning Session 2: Infrastructure and risk
11.30am Building homes for all: Managing targets and maintaining health and wellbeing Shelagh Grant: Housing Forum
11.50am Delivering strategic safety for major projects in the nuclear industry Philip Isgar: Sunbeam Management Solutions
12.10pm Benefits of facilities management in construction Robert Greenfield: BIFM
12.30pm Presidential handover and presentation of honorary awards Bobby Chakravarthy


12.45pm Lunch & exhibition viewing  

Afternoon session 1: New faces and new technologies
2.00pm Presidential address: Build more, build fast, build safe Stella Saunders, APS
2.15pm BIM: Pas 1192 Part 6 Peter Nicholas, Arup, and Nick Nisbet, AEC3
2.45pm Refreshments & exhibition viewing  
Afternoon session 2: SME Panel
3.00pm Panel discussion: . The expert team spoke individually, setting out what they thought were the key challenges they believe the construction sector is facing. This was followed by questions from the floor.   Chair:Stella Saunders. - Panel: David Taylor CABE, Les Johnson, APS, Patrick Manu MACE, University of Manchester
3.30pm Perceptions, attitudes and behaviours of smaller businesses in the construction sector Soyna Butler, Health & Safety Executive
4.00pm Summary Stella Saunders, APS
4.15pm Closed