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ONLINE CONFERENCE: Construction Contracts Conference; Sponsored by HKA

Friday, 12th June 2020 1000hrs – 1700hrs

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We’re launching a series of new online conferences – bringing you everything you come to expect of our normal events – fantastic speakers, excellent panel discussions, presentations on future development projects, networking with attendees, exhibition area and more.

This online conference will focus on construction contracts – helping you understand how the main three forms of construction contract in use in the UK will deal with the effects of Covid-19.

We’ll be bringing together a mix of industry experts and leading contractual figures to discuss the contracts in detail, helping the industry understand what to expect when we get back to work.

The contracts we’ll be covering include:

  • JCT
  • NEC
  • FIDIC

More speakers for this event will be announced shortly.

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Agenda and Programme:

10:00-11:00 Virtual Doors Open & Networking

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors.

11:00-12:00 Session One – JCT Contracts

In this session we take a look at JCT Contracts – with a particular focus on JCT16 Design & Build Contract and JCT16 Standard Building Contract (Without Quantities).

HKA; John Jones, Partner

Lendlease; Jonathan Loysk, Commercial Director

Thirteen Group; Helen Thompson, Legal Director

Other speakers TBC

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

12:00-13:00 Networking & Exhibition

During the break period you’re able to move into the online networking chatroom and make new connections with those in the industry, and check out the exhibitors in the exhibition hall.

13:00-14:00 Session Two – NEC Contracts

In this session we’ll look into the impact Covid-19 will have on NEC Contracts – with a focus on NEC3/NEC4 Option A (Priced contract with activity schedule), Option C (Target contract with activity schedule) and Short Form.

HKA; Andrew Drennan, Principal

Shepley Group; Mark Denham-Smith, Commercial Director

Environment Agency; Veronica Flint Williams, Contracts & Risk Manager

Pick Everard; Gary Buick, Director

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

14:00-15:00 Networking & Exhibition

During the break period you’re able to move into the online networking chatroom and make new connections with those in the industry, and check out the exhibitors in the exhibition hall.

15:00-16:00 Session Three – FIDIC Contracts

In our final session we’ll be discussing FIDIC Contracts with a particular focus on The Construction Contract, The MDB Construction Contract and The EPC/Turnkey Contract.

Chair; Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

HKA; Charles Wilsoncroft, Partner

Ghella SpA; Luca Puletti, Director

Other speakers TBC

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

16:00-17:00 Networking, Exhibition & Close

During the final hour you’re able to move into the online networking chatroom and make new connections with those in the industry, and check out the exhibitors in the exhibition hall.

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This unique online conference will bring together the construction industry to discuss construction contracts and particularly the impact on Covid-19. There will be plenty of exhibitors showcasing their brand and best practice in the industry, whilst helping them reap the rewards of being prominently displayed within the events exhibition area in front of some key and influential business leaders.

Sometimes people can be reluctant to approach exhibition stands at physical events – but being online this will see enquiries and interest in your brand peak – with enquiries and questions flooding into your stand.

Modular Construction Off Site Development Build Public Sector

Exhibiting will allow you to:

  • Meet 200+ delegates and connect to them via our online exhibition hall
  • Video chat with potential clients who visit your stand
  • Share documents and literature with delegates who’re interested in finding out more
  • Private message delegates and attendees on the day of the event – enabling you to target your audience
  • Be part of the inaugural online Construction Contracts Conference
  • Be seen as a leading firm in the industry’s bid development, regeneration and growth across the UK
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to regional authorities, government officials, leading private sector firms, blue-chip companies, investors and more
  • Reduce the cost and overheads by utilising our online platform and conferences

Confirmed Exhibitors:

If you’re interested in exhibiting at the conference then get in touch with our team – with space available for standard exhibition stalls or larger spaces to showcase more of your brand and create an eye-catching area contact:

keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com

Associate your brand with the Construction Contracts Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates about meeting the ambitious UK housing targets.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Conference Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £2,500 Sold Out
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 View Details
Exhibitor Packages Yes 5 £500 View Details

We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities, exhibition space and those that will drive brand awareness, allowing you to address your whole target audience for maximum brand awareness and impact. Our partnership packages will put you at the forefront of the industry discussion allowing you to be there, be active and be an expert within the construction and property sector, the housing sector and the whole built environment industry.

Conference Partner

Session Partner

£1,500+VAT

The role of the session partner provides an opportunity for you to participate in one of the sessions to build brand awareness, loyalty and trust amongst hundreds of civic and business leaders from across the industry. You’ll be seen to be a thought leader within your area of expertise and showcase your company in front of key decision-makers from across the industry. Benefits include:

  • Ability to help shape the session agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the event
  • Option to recommend speakers for the session
  • Inclusion with pre-conference speaker communications
  • Access to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Branding for the whole conference and your session
  • One speaking position on your panel
  • Option to do a five minute introduction to your panel or thought leaders presentation
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share downloadable content such as literature
  • 10 online delegate passes for your team or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media etc
  • Master of Ceremonies “thank you” in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion with all PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

Exhibitor Package

£500+VAT

If you’re looking for access to the event and a space to meet online delegates and chat with them – then our exhibitor package is perfect. Some people can be reluctant to approach exhibition stands – but online it’s different and you’ll be inundated with enquiries and questions about your brand. Benefits include:

  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share downloadable content such as literature
  • 5 online delegate passes for your team or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media etc
  • Master of Ceremonies “thank you” in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion with all PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

If you’re interested in any of the packages above or if you’re interested in finding out additional information then contact us on:

0113 390 4700

keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com

Our online conferences will merge our face-to-face conferences with a virtual platform – providing networking opportunities, exceptional panel discussions and debates, speaker presentations and an exhibition hall.

Here’s a little overview of what to expect:

You’ll receive unique log-in details to join our online event via computer or phone – and you’ll be greeted with an easy navigation tool.

You’ll be able to navigate to:

Auditorium

Where our ‘Programme’ will take place with excellent speakers and content. You’ll be able to get involved, asking questions and taking part in live polls.

Exhibitor Hall

Meet our exhibitors, video chat with them and download their literature and product information.

Networking Lounge

Just like a real conference you’ll be able to meet and connect with new people in our forum. Private message delegates and chat with industry professionals – enabling business development to continue even online.

Help Desk

Any questions throughout the day, just let us know.

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We have an excellent line-up of speakers who’ll be joining us for this event to share their expert knowledge. They include:

Lendlease – Jonathan Loysk, Commercial Director

More information to follow.

 

Environment Agency – Veronica Flint Williams, Contracts & Risk Manager

More information to follow.

Ghella SpA – Luca Puletti, Director

Founded in 1894, Ghella is a leading Company in the construction of major infrastructure projects worldwide.

With its unique skills and experience in underground works, Ghella is involved in the construction of many infrastructure projects such as subways, railways, motorways and major roads, significant water and hydraulic works.

The Company has most of its workload in the international markets, mainly in Oceania, Far East, Latin America and Europe.  The Company has a presence on a global scale with a workforce of over 3,600 people. 

With the use of modern technologies, continuous training program for the workforce, development of innovative productive methods combined with the highest attention to safety and environmental requirements, Ghella has completed complex engineering works that have contributed to the Company’s dynamic and steady growth as well as the social and economic development of the territories in which it operates.

Along with its presence in major infrastructure works, Ghella is involved in the renewable energies sector, with the development, construction and operation of renewable sources production plants, mainly photovoltaic and hydroelectric, in Italy, Central America and the Middle East.

HKA – Charles Wilsoncroft, Partner

Charles has experience dealing with all manner of contract dispute procedures, including negotiated settlements, mediation, conciliation, adjudication, arbitration and litigation, both in the UK and overseas. He has practical knowledge of numerous standard construction contract forms including NEC, ICC (with Network Rail standard amendments), FIDIC, ICE, Logic and BIMCO.

 

Thirteen Group – Helen Thompson, Legal Director

Thirteen Group are one of the UK’s most active and innovative social housing developers with a particular focus on the North East and surrounding regions.

With a £1bn rolling development programme they’re undergoing a major expansion with thousands of homes set to be added to their 40,000 home strong portfolio. With 1,500 staff and 70,000 customers the organisation is already thriving and this new investment will bring further challenges, barriers but also opportunities.

This obviously comes with many legal challenges and Helen will be in a perfect position to share her knowledge and that of Thirteen Group.

 

HKA – John Jones, Partner

John is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with a Master of Laws degree in construction law and arbitration. With a commercial management background he has worked for both Main Contractors and Sub-Contractors involved in the construction of a wide range of projects.  His experiences cover civil engineering schemes including rail and highway works,industrial & process plants, oil and gas,power generation, health and education schemes, refurbishment and residential projects.

 

Shepley Group – Mark Denham-Smith, Commercial Director

With 25 years plus commercial experience, Mark is a Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors and a learned member of the Nuclear Institute. A leading expert in pre and post contract administration utilising the NEC(3) engineering based contracts, he will deliver thought leadership on both on new build and decommissioning projects and the challenges faced by the sector in a Covid-19 world.

 

 

HKA – Andrew Drennan, Principal

Andrew Drennan is a practising quantum expert and chartered quantity surveyor with over 20 years of experience in quantity surveying, procurement, and commercial and contract management throughout the UK. As well has acting as a quantum expert in adjudication, arbitration and litigation proceedings, Andrew has held senior commercial management roles with several leading UK contractors, including ten years in a consulting role. With experience spanning a wide range of expert assignments in the Buildings, Cabling, infrastructure, Nuclear, Power and Utilities sectors, Andrew has been instructed as a quantum expert witness on several occasions, provided specialist advice on producing disruption claims, assisted in numerous dispute avoidance cases and also provided bespoke commercial and practical contract administration advice.

Pick Everard – Gary Buick, Director

Gary Buick has over 25 years’ experience in project management working with high profile international organisations. With his training and early construction experience in quantity surveying, Gary has strong business, technical, financial knowledge and extensive understanding of project life-cycles, as well as being knowledgeable in environmental and sustainability measures. Gary is driven for overall team project success and has a proven track record of delivering client satisfaction on a scaleable factor from small class base expansion through frameworks, to large scale overseas infrastructure projects such as international airports and new build stadium.

 

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Details

Date:
Friday, 12th June 2020

Time:
1000hrs – 1700hrs

Cost:
£10 – £10

Venue

Online Webinar
4235 Park Approach, Leeds LS15 8GB, UK

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