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Scotland Construction Frameworks & Procurement Conference

Tuesday, 30th March 2021 0930hrs – 1500hrs

The Scotland Construction Frameworks and Procurement Conference will bring together framework providers and public sector organisations that are looking to collaborate with supply chain on delivering future ‘lots’ of work.

With expert insight on procurement processes and a host of best practice tips which will enhance your company’s chance of winning projects, you will hear about the most up and coming framework renewals and launches.

Aside from the excellent line-up of speakers, our audience will be rich with developers, councils and property professionals from the healthcare and education sector meaning delegates will experience a premium networking experience.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • SPA’s £1.5bn new build housing framework
  • Pagabo’s £10bn developer led frameworks
  • Direct procurement vs frameworks
  • Avoiding the race to the bottom
  • Scottish Gov’s view on future procurement
  • Renewal info for SPA’s 19 frameworks
  • Intel on frameworks coming up for renewal
  • Opportunities to join Scotland Excel’s Frameworks
  • Discover yet to be launched frameworks
  • The role of social value within procurement

Speakers include:

Agenda and Programme:

09:30-09:50 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.

09:50-11:00 Session One: The Future of Procurement and Frameworks in Scotland

Leadership from across the procurement spectrum take to the stage to discuss the future of procurement and frameworks including topics such as the best way to achieve social value, how they can help Scotland ‘Build Back Better’, current challenges in procurement and giving perspectives on how they strive to deliver top-class outcomes for their clients and supply chain.

Chair: PAGABO; Jonathan Oram, National Framework Manager

Glasgow City Council; Marion Mallan, Strategic Operational Manager

AM Bid; Andrew Morrison, Founder & BD Director

Scottish Government; Graham Porteous, Head of Construction Procurement Policy

NHS National Services Scotland; Kathryn Dapré, Head of Energy and Sustainability

Scottish Government; Jan Tyczynska, Senior Portfolio Manager

11:00-11:15 Public Sector Frameworks Database Demo

The Managing Director of Public Sector Framework Database showcases his unique public sector frameworks database product which has the potential to tell companies specific dates and lots of work that are coming up to bid for over the coming months and years. As part of this session, Keith will demonstrate how this tool can save clients and supply chain vast amounts of time and money while ultimately streamlining their business development processes.

Public Sector Framework Database; Keith Griffiths, Managing Director

11:15-11:30 Networking & Exhibition

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.

11:30-12:00 Session Two: Scotland Excel – Supporting Scotland’s Recovery

Scotland Excel is the Centre of Procurement Expertise for local authorities and housing associations across Scotland, managing more than 70 frameworks with a combined portfolio of £2bn. We have developed our construction portfolio over 12 years, adapting to incorporate innovative building methods – including offsite construction and retrofit – creating more flexibility for contracting authorities. In this interactive session, Danielle and Jenny will discuss how Scotland Excel’s approach to procurement, centred around sustainability, social value, and green recovery can help aid Scotland’s economic and social recovery beyond the Covid-19 pandemic. They will also highlight opportunities for the supply chain in existing Scotland Excel construction frameworks, including New Build Residential Construction and future developments, such as Energy Efficiency Contractors.

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

Scotland Excel; Graeme Sutherland, Construction Category Manager

Scotland Excel; Danielle Pettigrew, Construction Category Manager, Refurbishment & Maintenance

12:00-12:20 Networking & Exhibition

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.

12:20- 12:50 Session 3: Pagabo – Simply Better Procurement

In this session we’ll hear from one of the UK’s most innovative framework providers – from their multi-billion pound frameworks and focus on social value, to how they’re changing procurement through their innovative My Pagabo App, they’ll highlight their work and future plans with a number of frameworks coming up.

Pagabo; Jonathan Oram, National Framework Manager

12:50- 13:10 Networking and Exhibition

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.

13:10- 13:40 Session 4: Scottish Procurement Alliance – Supporting Scotland’s Housing Needs

SPA delivers a simple core service. We bring buyers and suppliers together to build, refurbish and maintain social housing and public property more efficiently and cost effectively, and to benefit the local community. Created for local authorities, social landlords and other public sector bodies, our frameworks are OJEU compliant and developed to ensure nationwide coverage. In this session we’ll learn more about the £1.5bn new build housing framework that the SPA will be launching later this year. Contractors are being sought to help shape the New Build Housing Construction (H2) framework which will cover public sector projects in Scotland.

SPA Procurement; Lesley Anderson, Head of SPA Procurement

SPA Procurement; Graham Collie, Technical Support Manager

13:40-14:00 Networking and Exhibition

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.

14:00-14:30 Session Five: PfH Scotland – Supporting Scotland’s Path To Net-Zero

PfH Scotland are a procurement services provider committed to the Scottish social housing sector priding ourselves on being a truly Member led organisation.  This means that we place the customer at the heart of everything we do and as our Member base continues to increase, our fundamental objective remains the same; to deliver efficient, sector leading procurement solutions that meet the needs and requirements of our Members. Besides our existing frameworks, Dynamic Purchasing Systems and Consultancy solutions, we are also retendering our hugely successful EESSH framework this year.  The 2032 milestone set by EESSH2, has brought about a renewed focus amongst local authorities and RSLs throughout the country as to how they intend to bring their stock up to the required EPC Band B standard, and contribute to Scotland’s path to net-zero.  How will you do this? Join this session to discover a safe and compliant alternative procurement route to meet your EESSH2 requirements – as well gaining an overview of everything PfH Scotland has to offer.

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

PfH Scotland; Chris McGinn, Commercial Manager

PfH Scotland; James Lines, Senior Buyer

14:30-15:00 Networking and Close

We’re set to have an exceptional line-up of speakers who’ll be sharing best practice, trends and future insight into frameworks and the procurement sector. Here’s an overview of the confirmed speakers:

Scottish Procurement Alliance – Lesley Anderson, Head of SPA Procurement

Plans were recently announced for a £1.5bn new build housing framework that will be launching later this year. Contractors are being sought to help shape the New Build Housing Construction (H2) framework which will cover public sector projects in Scotland. Graham will be presenting alongside Lesley about the framework, how to get involved and how it will help deliver solutions which will meet the ongoing housing challenges within the public sector.

Pagabo – Jonathan Oram, National Framework Manager

PAGABO are one of the UK’s leading framework providers – recently announcing a major £10bn developer led framework that will shake up the framework marketplace. With a number of frameworks coming up for renewal Jonathan will be able to share intel into the opportunities to bid for a position on their frameworks, whilst also revealing how PAGABO are helping to shape the future of frameworks and procurement with industry leading approaches.

NHS National Services Scotland – Kathryn Dapré, Head of Energy and Sustainability

Kathryn Dapré is Head of Energy and Sustainability within NHS National Services Scotland. Kathryn’s team provides professional support to NHS Scotland boards, Scottish Government and other stakeholders in relation to all aspects of climate change resilience, energy management and sustainability. Kathryn has been involved in sustainability and climate change work for over 25 years. She has overseen the implementation of the first Energy Performance Contracts within the Scottish public sector estate and more recently, has overseen the development of the NHS Sustainability Action campaign to encourage sustainability behaviour change across the service. Kathryn is now leading the development of a new NHS Scotland Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy which includes commitments to achieve a ‘net-zero service’ by 2045. Kathryn is also Chair of the Sustainable Scotland Network (SSN) the national network for public sector sustainability and climate change professionals in Scotland. Kathryn will join the panel to discuss the challenges ahead in procurement in Scotland’s NHS and also discuss the future including what the NHS will need from the built environment supply chain.

Scottish Government – Graham Porteous, Head of Construction Procurement Policy

Graham is a Chartered Civil Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers with over 35 years’ experience. During his time with Transport Scotland, Graham was promoted to Head of Construction and was responsible for the procurement and construction aspects of major projects such as the Upper Forth Crossing, Glasgow Airport Rail Link, Borders Railway, and the M80 Stepps to Haggs motorway. Graham has also been involved in the delivery of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Road and the M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements and had responsibility for the procurement of the Forth Bridges Operating Contract, the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services contract and overseeing the policy aspects of procurement for all branches of Transport Scotland. In summer 2019, Graham took up a post in the Scottish Government as Head of the Construction Procurement Policy Unit which has responsibility for reviewing all aspects of project procurement and delivery. The unit is currently working collaboratively to improve relationships between Government and Industry in relation to Infrastructure Delivery, investigating mechanisms to deliver appropriate quality, sustainable pricing and timeous payments to contractors and the supply chain.

Glasgow City Council – Marion Mallan, Strategic Operational Manager

With some significant development and investment opportunities to come forward the City Council will be playing a crucial role in maximising the opportunities for the region. This growth will see the Council intensify their collaboration with framework providers as they procure work for major infrastructure schemes, unlocking land and expanding of services, and Marion will be well positioned to discuss how they’re tackling this expected growth as well as the future of Frameworks and procurement in Scotland.

Scottish Procurement Alliance – Graham Collie, Technical Support Manager

Plans were recently announced for a £1.5bn new build housing framework that will be launching later this year. Contractors are being sought to help shape the New Build Housing Construction (H2) framework which will cover public sector projects in Scotland. Graham will be presenting alongside Lesley about the framework, how to get involved and how it will help deliver solutions which will meet the ongoing housing challenges within the public sector.

Scotland Excel – Danielle Pettigrew, Construction Category Manager, Refurbishment & Maintenance

Danielle will discuss how Scotland Excel’s approach to procurement, centred around sustainability, social value, and green recovery can help aid Scotland’s economic and social recovery beyond the Covid-19 pandemic. They will also highlight opportunities for the supply chain in existing Scotland Excel construction frameworks, including New Build Residential Construction and future developments, such as Energy Efficiency Contractors.

AM Bid – Andrew Morrison, Founder & BD Director

Andrew is the founder of AM Bid – Scotland’s largest bids and tenders specialists. His company is also active across the UK and Ireland, so he brings substantial experience of helping contractors both secure places on and work from public sector frameworks. Prior to starting in bidding in 2005, Andrew had a 12-year career in local government housing. He has a particular interest in helping SMEs win public sector work and is the only bid professional in the UK to have LinkedIn Live broadcasting rights to share his bidding expertise.

Scottish Government – Jan Tyczynska, Senior Portfolio Manager

Jan is a Procurement Manager, within the Scottish Procurement and Property Directorate of Scottish Government (SG).  She is professionally qualified to Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) level and has over 30 years procurement experience. Jan has worked in various Civil Service departments throughout her career, including Ministry of Defence (MOD) (1989-2008) and Scottish Government (2008–until current date). In 2013 Jan was promoted to Portfolio Manager and took up a post on the Collaborative Procurement team, where she managed a suite of Frameworks and Contracts for Corporate and Professional Services, in accordance with SG collaborative Ways of Working.  In summer 2019, Jan was offered a position to manage the introduction of a Construction portfolio to the Collaborative Portfolio.  Jan and her team have worked collaboratively across the Scottish Public Sector and with members of the UK and NI Government to produce a Construction Portfolio Review which has analysed Construction spend across Scotland over the last 5 years and has categorised this and prioritised procurement activity to deliver a portfolio of work in a collaborative manner. Jan is working jointly with SG Construction Policy, Scottish Public Sector, Industry and Professional Body Representatives to maximise the benefits which National Frameworks can bring, initially through procurement of SG’s first National Framework for Civil Egnineering. ensuring that SG and SG Construction Policy Objectives are met, and exploring ways of delivering a consistent approach to market and addressing some of the current concerns in the Construction Industry, whilst contributing to the Construction Recovery Plan which seeks to assist recovery from the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic.

PfH Scotland – Chris McGinn, Commercial Manager

Besides their existing frameworks, Dynamic Purchasing Systems and Consultancy solutions, PfH Scotland are also retendering their hugely successful EESSH framework this year.  The 2032 milestone set by EESSH2, has brought about a renewed focus amongst local authorities and RSLs throughout the country as to how they intend to bring their stock up to the required EPC Band B standard, and contribute to Scotland’s path to net-zero.  Chris will join this session with his colleague James to give intel on how you can discover a safe and compliant alternative procurement route to meet your EESSH2 requirements – as well gaining an overview of everything PfH Scotland has to offer.

Scotland Excel – Graeme Sutherland, Construction Category Manager

Graeme Sutherland is a Senior Procurement Specialist at Scotland Excel.  He is a Structural Building Designer to trade and has held construction based procurement roles within local government, oil and gas and defense industries.  Graeme is currently leading the development of a Buildings and Construction Consultancy framework: this will be a new service area within the Scotland Excel’s construction portfolio.

Procurement For Housing Scotland – James Lines, Senior Buyer

Besides their existing frameworks, Dynamic Purchasing Systems and Consultancy solutions, PfH Scotland are also retendering their hugely successful EESSH framework this year.  The 2032 milestone set by EESSH2, has brought about a renewed focus amongst local authorities and RSLs throughout the country as to how they intend to bring their stock up to the required EPC Band B standard, and contribute to Scotland’s path to net-zero.  James will join this session with his colleague Chris to give intel on how you can discover a safe and compliant alternative procurement route to meet your EESSH2 requirements – as well gaining an overview of everything PfH Scotland has to offer.

Built Environment Networking – Amanda Griffiths, Director

Amanda is one of the Co-Founder’s of Built Environment Networking – formed almost 10 years ago.

She’ll be hosting a number of the sessions throughout the day, running the days proceedings and managing the interaction between our virtual delegates and the speakers.

Amanda Coupland Director Built Environment Networking

Associate your brand with the Scotland Construction Frameworks & Procurement Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates around the frameworks sector and procurement in construction.

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 One Partner: The Future of Procurement and Frameworks in Scotland 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, 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 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 – “Scotland Construction Frameworks & Procurement 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 One Partner: The Future of Procurement and Frameworks in Scotland

Pagabo national partner

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

Exhibitor Partner

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:
Tuesday, 30th March 2021

Time:
0930hrs – 1500hrs

Venue

Online – Hopin


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