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Offsite Manufacture Conference

Wednesday, 2nd December 2020 0900hrs – 1545hrs

Transforming the Industry – Discovering the Opportunities for Offsite Manufacturing and Delivery…

This event will bring together over 200 leaders from the property, development, infrastructure and construction industries to drive forward the modular and offsite manufacturing agenda. The recently-issued House of Lords report on ‘Off-Site Manufacturing For Construction: Building for Change’ highlights the importance to Government and the wider UK growth strategy of offsite manufacturing and this event will provide a platform to speak to representatives from across the development and construction industries on the key challenges and opportunities, with some of the most influential businesses and institutions in the sector in attendance.

We will once again have an incredible panel discussing their developments and ongoing vision and need for an offsite supply chain and new disruptors – as they explain and reveal how firms can get involved.

Speakers include:

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Agenda and Programme:

09:00-09:30 Doors Open & Networking

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors – with the ability to video chat with attendees, enter the speed networking area or visit the booths of our sponsors.

09:30-10:30 Session One: The State of Play: Offsite Construction’s Present & Future

Policy makers, influencers and agenda setters from across the landscape of modern methods of construction surmise challenges and opportunities on the horizon within the sector.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Edinburgh Napier University; Professor Robert Hairstans, Head of Offsite Construction and Innovative Structures

Legal & General Modular Homes; Rosie Toogood, Chief Executive

Modomo; John Baker, Chief Development Officer and Co-Founder

10:30-11:00 Break & Networking

During the break period you’re able to move around the event – with a speed networking area to allow you to video chat at random so get your elevator pitch ready. 

You can also invite any other attendee to video chat, direct message.

And you can visit our exhibitions, chatting directly to them or watch their brand video and register your interest.

11:00-12:00 Session Two: Public Sector Offsite Development Plans

Placemaking, development and estates experts from the education, health, local authority and government property sector will share details of their offsite and modular ambitions to deliver guidance on how our delegates can get involved.

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Phil Laycock, Director

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy; Fergus Harradence, Deputy Director of Construction

Department for Education; Scott Tacchi, Head of Modern Methods of Construction

Ministry of Justice; Raj Singh, Principal Project Sponsor

12:00-12:30 Break & Networking

During the break period you’re able to move around the event – with a speed networking area to allow you to video chat at random so get your elevator pitch ready. 

You can also invite any other attendee to video chat, direct message.

And you can visit our exhibitions, chatting directly to them or watch their brand video and register your interest.

 

12:30-13:30 Session Three: Building Future Living: Delivering Modular Communities

A host of presentations from the innovators and developers of major residential-led schemes who will set out their ongoing and future development plans that have MMC at the heart of their delivery.

Chair: HLM Architects; Matthew Thomas, Associate

Osco Homes; Gwen Beeken, Managing Director

Apex Airspace Development; Phillippa Prongué, Chief Operating Officer

Strata Homes; Gemma Smith, Managing Director

Henley Homes and Intelligent Steel; Nigel Storey, Director of Off-site Manufacturing

13:30-14:00 Break & Networking

During the break period you’re able to move around the event – with a speed networking area to allow you to video chat at random so get your elevator pitch ready. 

You can also invite any other attendee to video chat, direct message.

And you can visit our exhibitions, chatting directly to them or watch their brand video and register your interest.

14:00-15:00 Session Four: Offsite and MMC Major Development Plans

A host of major developers unveil details of their forthcoming schemes that will incorporate major elements of offsite and MMC

Chair: ilke Homes; Dave Sheridan, Executive Chairman

Great Places Housing Group; Peter Bojar, Executive Director of Growth and Assets

Places for People; Julie Alexander, Director of Technology & Innovation

BeFirst; Jacob Wilson, Head of Design

15:00-15:30 Conference Summary and Close

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We’re set to have an exceptional line-up of speakers who’ll be sharing intel into their future development projects, plans and vision for across the MMC sector. Here’s an overview of the confirmed speakers:

Places for People – Julie Alexander, Director of Technology & Innovation

As one of the most socially conscious housing developers in the UK, their commitment to ESG is highlighted by how prominently it features in their regeneration strategies across the UK. Integrating a mix of tech innovations and green efficiencies within their design and delivery, Julie joins us to detail their forthcoming projects.

L&G Modular Homes – Rosie Toogood, Chief Executive

L&G plan to factor MMC into a host of their developments in the future and will be delivering a first fully modular community in Selby shortly. This event presents Rosie with a chance to talk in detail about other sites that are due to be brought forward, how L&G think modular can help solve the housing crisis and opportunities to collaborate with them on future projects.

Department for Education – Scott Tacchi, Head of MMC

In 2020, the DoE launched their first ever Offsite buildings framework by appointing winners for work on the £3bn MMC school building programme. As part of the event, Scott will talk about further tranches of work that will be Offsite focused, review current progress and talk about future procurement opportunities

Scott Tacchi Department for Education

BeFirst Regeneration – Jacob Willson, Head of Design

Offsite has played a critical role in kickstarting the delivery of thousands of new homes in Barking with a big part of their regeneration strategy factoring in MMC. Jacob is one of the masterminds behind the delivery and plans for integrating further offsite projects across the BeFirst portfolio and will unveil more details of future schemes in Barking and Dagenham.

Jacob Willson

Osco Homes – Gwen Beeken, Managing Director

A unique way to deliver personalised housing options to market, Osco work with their clients and customers to create bespoke homes using MMC. Active primarily in the North West, Gwen will join the event to talk about her organisation’s upcoming development plans and what it takes to partner with her company on projects.

Gwen Beeken Osco Homes

Edinburgh Napier University – Professor Robert Hairstans, Head of Offsite Construction and Innovative Structures

Professor Robert Hairstans is head of the Centre for Offsite Construction + Innovative Structures (COCIS) within Edinburgh Napier University’s Institute for Sustainable Construction, where he leads on research, innovation and knowledge exchange activities designed to deliver construction technologies for tomorrow’s communities within a circular economy. His specialist expertise is in the fields of timber engineering and technology with a focus on adding value to the timber supply chain with an emphasis on engineered timber products and offsite (modular) construction.

Apex Airspace Development – Phillippa Prongué, Chief Operating Officer

As a major advocate for MMC related airspace related development, Phillippa has been pushing for the government to commit to introducing an airspace permitted development right. With the potential to deliver 180,000 new homes through offsite methods in London alone, she will be joining this event to update the audience on Apex’s future plans and growth strategy.

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy – Fergus Harradence, Deputy Director, Construction

As Deputy Director, Construction at BEIS, Fergus is responsible for delivering the Construction Sector Deal and instrumental in the publishing of the Construction Playbook, both projects are aimed at delivering a more productive and sustainable construction sector in the UK. He will join the event to share details on why organisations across the built environment should make serious steps to implement policy set out within the Playbook or risk falling behind the curve as well as updating on the £170 million Transforming Construction Challenge.

Department for BEIS Fergus Harradence

Strata Homes – Gemma Smith, Chief Executive

Strata have recently moved into the MMC realm, partnering up with Talo after years of research into modern methods of construction and its benefits. With Smart Technology, Zero Carbon and Energy Efficiency set to become the heart of their future developments, Gemma will reveal intel on 3 new developments in Yorkshire that will incorporate MMC.

 

Ministry of Justice – Raj Singh, New Prison Construction Lead

Since 2017, the UK government has been urging certain key departments to deliver a portion of their capital projects using MMC. So far, the Ministry of Justice have delivered one project using MMC and have 3 current projects using MMC with more to follow in the coming years. As part of this event, Raj and Gareth will go into detail on how they are advancing the offsite agenda to deliver future property schemes.

Raj Singh Ministry of Justice

Modomo – John Baker, Chief Development Officer and Co-Founder

With strong financial backing, Modomo are keen to buy land and develop across the Thames Estuary Corridor. Their specialism is re-enegising land with untapped potential and are hoping to be integral to urban regeneration across the region. John joins us to detail their plans and engage with public and private sector alike for delivery support.

John Baker Modomo

Great Places Housing Group – Peter Bojar, Executive Director of Growth and Assets

More information to follow.

Peter Bojat Great Places Housing Group

Henley Homes and Intelligent Steel – Nigel Storey, Director of Off-site Manufacturing

With a host of exciting residential projects in the pipeline including Constance Court and Brent House in London, Nigel joins the event to talk about how MMC will play a part in all of their projects going forward.

ilke Homes – Dave Sheridan, Executive Chairman

More information to follow.

HLM Architects – Matthew Thomas, Associate

Since graduating from the Welsh School of Architecture, Matthew has continued to work in the City. An experienced architect with cross sector experience, Matthew’s passion lies in creating places for people and his recent work for RIBA’s Home of 2030 Design competition which encouraged the best and brightest talents of the housing industry to design environmentally friendly homes that support people in leading independent, fulfilling lives as our society ages provided the opportunity to do just that.

Built Environment Networking – Phil Laycock, Director

Associate your brand with the Offsite Manufacture Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates about the use of MMC, modular and offsite within the industry.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Conference Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £2,500 View Details
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 View Details
Session Three Partner: Building Future Living: Delivering Modular Communities Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 Sold Out
Session Four Partner: Offsite and MMC Major Development Plans Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 Sold Out
Best Practice Presentation Package Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,000 View Details
Exhibitor Packages Yes 5 Yes £500 View Details

We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities and huge exhibition space large enough to promote your business, 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 future vision for the MMC agenda and the whole built environment industry.

Conference Partner

£2,500+VAT

Become the headline partner of this conference and get mass awareness and brand visibility. This package is the ultimate – with a prime location during the event, a speaking opportunity, logo positioning on the top of the logo and your name in the event title – “Offsite Manufacture Conference; Sponsored by YOUR COMPANY NAME”

  • The conference will be called the xxx Conference in association with your company name
  • Ability to help shape the conference agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the event
  • Option to recommend speakers
  • Inclusion with pre-conference speaker communications
  • Access to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding for the whole conference
  • Option to do a keynote speech
  • One speaking position on one panel during the conference
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share downloadable content such as literature
  • 15 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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

Session Three Partner: Building Future Living: Delivering Modular Communities

Session Four Partner: Offsite and MMC Major Development Plans

Best Practice Presentation Package

£1,000+VAT

During the breaks delegates are able to speed network and visit the exhibitors – but with this package you can also give them the option of coming to see your company deliver a 15-minute thought leadership presentation, enabling you to play a key role in the conference. Build brand awareness, loyalty, trust and new business leads amongst numerous civic and business leaders from across the industry. Benefits include:

  • Ability to deliver a 15-minute presentation during one of the break periods
  • Access to the VIP Room – a green room for speakers, VIP guests and sponsors
  • Branding across the rest of the conference
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share content
  • 10 online delegate passes for your team and/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 in any PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

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 video highlighting what to expect

And here’s a bit more information of key areas of our online events…

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:

Main Stage

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.

Networking Area

Just like a real conference you’ll be able to meet and connect with new people in our forum. You can directly request to chat with someone or you can enter our ‘speed networking’ area to meet numerous new people within the industry. Get your elevator pitch ready!

Sponsor / Exhibitor Area

Meet our partners and sponsors – view what they’re all about, video chat with them and download their literature and product information.

Tickets

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Details

Date:
Wednesday, 2nd December 2020

Time:
0900hrs – 1545hrs

Venue

Online – Hopin


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