PRECAST2017 Programme Released

4 Apr 2017

We are pleased to announce the PRECAST2017 programme has now been released. The event will be taking place on Thursday 11th May at the Leicester Tigers Stadium.

A list of exhibitors is now available, download exhibitor list here. (please note that all 68 exhibition spaces are now fully booked).

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See below for full programme details...

08.30

Registration & Exhibition Opens

Tea, Coffee & Breakfast Rolls Served

09.00 – 9.50

TECHNICAL

Securing Long-Term Availability of Fly Ash (25 mins)

Ivan Skidmore - Chair of UKQAA, Power Minerals

Introducing Limestone Ternary Cements (25 mins)

John Lay – Product Quality Director, CEMEX

09.15

SAFE LOADING DEMONSTRATIONS (Outside)

Wincanton

09.45 – 10.15

 

HEALTH & SAFETY – SAFER BY COMPETENCE

Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours (15 mins)

Anthony Elgey – General Manager, Mineral Products Qualification Council (MPQC)

Upskilling The Workforce – New Training & Sources of Funding (15 mins)

Hefin Jones – Competency Matters & Consultant to Mentor Training Solutions

10.20 – 10.45

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Jerry McLaughlin – Chief Economist, Mineral Products Association

10.45

Refreshments

11.00

SAFE LOADING DEMONSTRATIONS (Outside)

Wincanton

11.15 – 11.50

 

BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING (BIM)

Bespoke Solutions from Standard Data (20 mins)

Duncan Reed – Director, Trimble Solutions (UK)

Communicating Product Information with BIM (15 mins)

Peter Caplehorn -  Deputy Chief Executive, Construction Products Association(CPA)

12.00 – 12.30

SUSTAINABILITY

Environmental Product Declarations: All you need to know (20 mins)

Matthew Butcher – Environmental & Technical Officer, British Precast

British Precast Members’ Sustainability Performance (10 mins)

David Manley - Sustainability Chair,  Forterra Building Products

12.30

Lunch

13.00 – 13.25

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)

Including Executive Director’s Report

13.40 – 14.05

BREXIT IMPLICATIONS

Peter Caplehorn - Deputy Chief Executive and Policy Director, CPA

13.45

SAFE LOADING DEMONSTRATIONS (Outside)

Wincanton

14.20 – 14.45

HEALTH & SAFETY

Help Great Britain Work Well (20 mins)

Dr Matthew Penrose – Head of Manufacturing, Health & Safety Executive

14.45

Refreshments

15.00 – 16.00

SPEED NETWORKING

16.00

Exhibition Close