The Quality in Construction Summit provided a platform for professionals with a remit for quality in the construction sector to learn, share and develop ideas to improve quality levels within the construction industry.
The programme focused on both strategic and operational issues and the core subjects to be tackled include: legislative updates, quality construction plans, quality design processes, organisational culture, business strategy and Inspection test plans.
08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:10 Opening Remarks from the Chair
09:10 - 09:55 Why a quality construction plan is so important to your business, Crucial lessons to learn and essential changes to adopt
09:55 - 10:10 Networking coffee Break
10:10 - 10:55 Improving quality by understanding the project management process
10:55 - 11:25 Networking coffee Break
11:25 - 12:10 Attitude, culture, leadership and planning
12:10 - 13:10 Networking coffee Break
13:10 - 13:20 Opening afternoon remarks from the Chair
13:20 - 14:05 Responsibility matters - Process, communication and culture
14:05 - 14:20 Networking coffee Break
14:20 - 14:50 What are the latest Government regulated quality standards I need to follow
14:50 - 15:10 Continuous construction verification with BuildIt
15:10 - 15:35 Networking coffee Break
15:35 - 16:25 How to prepare your inspection test plan - First time quality
16:25 - 16:35 Closing remarks from the chair
16:35 Close of summit
Asim Previously worked for general contractor in the Midwest in the VDC/BIM department. He has been using FARO equipment and software in the industry for 7 years.
Leading a reality capture team with implementing laser scanning techniques and solutions. Asim joined FARO as a European Sales Engineer Inorder to help others in the AEC market achieve the benefits of this technology.
Wilkinson Construction Consultants Ltd
Geoff is qualified as a Chartered Surveyor and as a Fire Engineer and runs a firm of Approved Inspector's.
He is highly respected and experienced within the construction industry with over 30 years experience in both public and private sector roles. He has appeared frequently in the national and international press, TV and radio and has a regular column on Building Regulations in Architects Journal.
Head of Quality
Heathrow Airport Ltd
David Myers joined Heathrow in 2010 to lead a programme to install a new hi-tech integrated baggage system for Terminal 3. Since then he has lead a number of programmes before taking his current role as Head of Quality.
Previously David was with JCB and Ford Motor Company, where he held a number of positions within the powertrain world including leading the programme, design and development teams for Fiesta and Ka.
David believes that driving greater quality for Heathrow and its partners presents a huge opportunity to improve their capability to deliver high value products and processes on time and to cost.
FIS - the trade body for the Fit-Out sector
David began his career as a nuclear submariner, before joining the Building Services industry, firstly as a contractor then as a consultant, later he set up Bailey Energy for NG Bailey.
He has held a number of non-executive director roles on the board of SummitSkills and The National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies. David is currently a non-executive director of the Construction Products Association (CPA).
Ed McCann is a Director of Expedition Engineering where he is known as an innovative designer with a practical bent. Ed has worked on over 50 projects around the world from sewerage schemes in India to child friendly zones in a refugee camp in Kenya and the design of two 800t walking research stations in Antarctica. He was Expedition’s project director on both the London 2012 Olympic Velodrome and the Infinity Bridge in Stockton. Ed McCann is a Director of Expedition Engineering where he is known as an innovative designer with a practical bent. Ed has worked on over 50 projects around the world from sewerage schemes in India to child friendly zones in a refugee camp in Kenya and the design of two 800t walking research stations in Antarctica. He was Expedition’s project director on both the London 2012 Olympic Velodrome and the Infinity Bridge in Stockton.
Ed is also a Fellow, Trustee, Executive Board Member and Vice-President of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He is actively involved in education and skills development particularly in relation to design and enterprise and is a Royal Academy Visiting Professor at UCL and Strathclyde Universities. He recently co-authored the RAEng’s Best Practice Guidance on Experience Led Learning, E-Learning and Industrial Engagement in Higher Education.
In 2014, alongside industry associates from the ICE Best Practice group Ed instigated a £100k research project ‘to identify the costs and root causes of error in UK Construction’. The Get It Right Initiative, which launched in June 2017, is the result of this project. The Initiative is now supported by some 31 major industry organisations, who representative members are actively addressing error reduction in the UK Construction Industry.
Head of Quality
Mike is chair of the Competency Working Group (CWG) of the CQI’s Construction Special Interest Group (ConSIG), a body of diverse professionals from the construction sector focussed on advancing the quality and improvement agenda across the industry.
Mike has over fifteen years’ experience in construction across various sectors. He has worked in a number of disciplines which includes responsibility for successful delivery of a range of diverse construction projects and quality lead for several major developments.
Mike has a passion for quality and has led many improvement initiatives and programmes to drive improvement and excellence in construction. Mike has recently completed an MSc in Strategic Quality Management.
Heathrow Airport Ltd
Helen has studied Civil Engineering before coming to the U.K. to complete a MSc in Quality Management. She has worked as a Quality professional in the automotive and aerospace industries, before joining Heathrow in 2013 to become a Programme Quality Leader.
Having supported the delivery teams with the Airside and Landside civils projects, she is now supporting all of Heathrow's construction Programmes in the early stages of design as a construction project process expert.
Helen is a Fellow of the CQI with an interest in the Cost of Quality model and how it can be applied to the Construction industry.
Head of Business Process and Quality>
BAM Nuttall Ltd
David is a civil engineer with over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry. He has extensive cross sector experience in delivering complex civil engineering projects. As Head of Business Process and Quality for BAM Nuttall he has responsibility for the governance, assurance and improvement of the management systems throughout the business. He is on a number of industry committees within the UK and Europe and has spoken at numerous events on a variety of subjects such as Lean improvement, defect avoidance and collaboration.
His wide ranging experience from project implementation to corporate management systems David’s have enabled him to provide valuable insight and leadership on maximising the value from the application of quality management.
Deputy Managing Director
Deputy Managing Director Lorna Stimpson BSc FCIOB FCMI FCABE joined LABC in 2008 after working as a Building Control Surveyor for 21 years. Recently Lorna took responsibility for implementing LABC’s new strategic programmes on best practices, standards, performance measures and improvements which is closely linked to LABC Learning and Qualifications.
Lorna is on the Industry Response Group to implement measurable competencies across the industry as a result of Dame Judith Hackitt’s review; she is a member of the Building Regulations Advisory Committee (BRAC) and sits on the BRAC subcommittee - Building Control Performance Standards Advisory Group.
Top reasons why delegates attended the Quality in Construction Summit:
- Get up to date on the latest government regulated quality standards surrounding fire safety, health and safety practices and organisational best practice
- Source products and suppliers for your business in the networking zone
- Gain five hours of CPD points
- Learn from industry leading experts, including David Frise, Tom Barton and Stewart Kidd
- Hear from best practice case studies, including Heathrow Airport, who discuss how you can improve quality by changing the development process
- Invaluable face to face networking opportunities – meet 200+ new and existing like-minded industry professionals
- Gather in-depth advice and guidance on some of the most pressing issues facing the construction market
- Learn about the impact of the Hackett review
- Featuring 10+ exhibitors who will be able to discuss current projects and ideas for the future
- Discover the financial and reputation cost of quality failures
- Learn how to embed quality within your organisation
- Understand the causes of poor quality and develop tactics for future proofing projects
- Develop strategies for resolving common quality related problems
The Quality in Construction Summit is the must attend event for all professionals with a quality related remit within the construction sector, at a strategic or operational level. This could be operational delivery, quality management systems, compliance, business strategy and leadership, project management, risk management, health and safety, supply chain, environmental and quality.
- Mass landlords - Housing associations, TME (Tenant Management Organisations)
- Local authorities
- Construction companies
- Consultants - fire safety, health and safety etc.
- Facilities management companies
Job titles of delegates:
- Building control officers
- Business development manager
- Building services managers
- Compliance manager
- Construction director / manager
- Facilities managers
- Finance directors
- HR managers / directors
- Head of quality
- Health and safety manager
- Housing services managers
- Management directors
- Procurement managers
- Quality consultants
- Quality leader
- Quality project manager
- Site managers
- Technical standards director / manager
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