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The APS National Conference 2019:

Delivering leadership in CDM - a blueprint for 2020 (12 CPD points)

Wednesday 4 September 2019
Sheffield Hallam University

 

This year’s flagship Association for Project Safety conference, taking place in central Sheffield will unveil its proposals for the future of the Construction [Design and Management[] regulations 2015, considering how the association's professional membership believes construction can be made safer and healthier for everyone and how the CDM Regulations can be efficiently and cost-effectively brought up to date.

The APS conference – coming this year from central Sheffield - will be addressing key issues facing the construction sector. Concentrating on cross-industry collaboration the APS conference will bring together a top flight line up of leading industry experts and practitioners for keynote thought-leadership sessions and technical break-outs on emerging issues. These will include the quinquennial review of the Construction [Design and Management] Regulations 2015 coming up in 2020, building regulations post-Brexit and how colleagues from across construction can work effectively together to ensure continuity and improve safety

The programme will include:
08:00     Registration, refreshments and exhibition viewing
09:45     Welcome and introduction by the moderator for the day, APS CEO,
09:50     Opening Address, Stella Saunders, APS President
 
Session One: HSE Review of 2015
 
10:00    Russell Adfield, Head of Construction Sector and Policy, HSE
10:30    Lynda Rawsthorne, Project Delivery Director, Ministery of Justice, Estates Directorate
11:00     Inter-active questions followed by refreshments and exhibition viewing
 
Session Two: Celebrating Excellence – the CDM and Student Designer Awards 2019
 
11:40    Special guest speaker
12:10    CDM and Student Designer Awards 2019m presented by APS President, Stella Saunders
12:40     Lunch and exhibition viewing
 
Session Three: Skills Gym – an APS fit for the future
 
13:30     Daniel Ladbury, Director of Estates, Sheffield Hallam University
13:50     Questions
13:55     Delegates are free to move to their session of choice. Places are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
 
                Session A: Design Risk Management, Mark Snelling, Managing Director, Safetymark Consultancy Services,
                Session B: Temporary Works, Rob Millard, Temporary Works Forum
                Session C: Working at Height, Steven Allen Tidy, Health and Safety Advisor, National Access & Scaffolding Confederation 
                Session D: Building Regulations, Sofie Hooper, Institute of Workplace and Facilities Manangement
 
14:30     Refreshments and exhibition viewing
 
Session Four: Construction design risk management in a changing world
 
15:00 The Future of CDM and Construction DRM, 
15:20 Questions
15:25  Panel session: The triumphs and failures of CDM 2015. 

Contributers:

Lucy Carmichael/Alex Tait, Royal Institute of British Architects

Nathan Baker, Institution of Civil Engineers

Gordon Nelson, Federation of Master Builders

Stella Saunders, President, APS

15:55     Inter-active question followed by Moderator's summary
16:05     Valedictory address, APS President
16:30     Networking Reception
 
Look out for more speaker details coming soon...

 
Early bird prices till Sunday 17 March 
Members: £195 (Normally £215)
Non-members: £225 (Normally £250)

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