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North East Construction Summit

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Newcastle Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park

B1318

Newcastle upon Tyne

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The Construction Industry Council North East with support from all local industry partners are delighted to be holding this half day summit looking at the key areas themes of the Government’s recent Modern Industrial Strategy.

The Summit will look at how they aim to create the right institutions to bring together sectors and places, focussing on key themes including

  • Innovation
  • Skills
  • Procurement
  • Sustainability
  • Digital

We are delighted to announce we have secured the following speakers:

Dr Stephen Hamil – Director Research and Innovation at NBS
Stephen first started working on NBS products in 1999 and has played a big part in the developments of products such as NBS Building, NBS Create and National BIM Library. He was the project lead for the development of the BIM Toolkit on behalf of the UK Government’s BIM Task Group. Prior to joining NBS, Stephen studied at Durham University. His first degree was in Structural Engineering followed by a PhD in the digital modelling of building structures.

Dale Sinclair, RIBA's Ambassador for Collaboration and Technical, and Director of AECOM

Representative from North East LEP

Don Ward, Chief Executive, Constructing Excellence
Don Ward has been the Chief Executive of Constructing Excellence since 2008. He is a leading figure in the UK construction industry ‘reform movement’, and is a passionate champion of collaborative working in all its forms. He specialises in industry change, supply chain integration, collaborative working, benchmarking and sustainability, with thirty years’ experience of studying, implementing and learning from best practice and change programmes in the construction and infrastructure industries in the UK and overseas. He is an advisor to the UK government’s Cabinet Office, and is also Co-Director of the Centre for Infrastructure Development at Manchester Business School. Previous roles included chief executive of the Design Build Foundation (2001-2006) and Construction Industry Board (1996-2001), and before that head of Energy Efficiency in Housing at the Building Research Establishment.


Representative from CITB

David Brown, Chief Executive, Transport for the North

Simon Cross, Director of Building Futures Group, BRE

Further details about other speakers will be announced over the next few weeks so keep an eye out!

For further details or enquiries on exhibiting at this event please email
enquiries@cene.org.uk or call 0191 5007880

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