PRECAST2017

Date:Thursday 11 May 2017
Time:08:30 - 16:00
Venue:

Leicester Tigers Stadium, Leicester LE2 7TR

Price:Free

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REGISTER NOW for the UK's largest precast concrete industry conference & exhibition - PRECAST2017, 11th May at Leicester Tigers Stadium.

With over 65 exhibitors and more than 400 delegates expected to attend, PRECAST2017 is a great forum to meet new customers and network with others in the industry.

The exhibition will run from 08.30 to 16.00. A range of seminars on key topics specifically targeted for the precast industry will be presented by clients and relevant experts.  Topics include:

- Keynote address on Brexit from the Construction Products Association
- Building Information Modelling (BIM)
- Future supplies of Fly Ash from UKQAA
- The Housing White Paper from Homes & Community Agency
- Safe Loading Demonstrations from Wincanton
- Introducing Limestone Ternary Cements (CEMEX)
- Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs)

PRECAST2017 is a great opportunity for those in the construction industry to view the latest products and services, and meet new customers from the UK, Europe and further afield.

Printable version of the programme can be downloaded here..

Printable version of the exhibitors list can be downloaded here.

Thanks to our sponsor

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PRECAST2017 Programme

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

09.30 – 10.10

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

Manufacturer Responsibilities in Protecting Vulnerable Road Users (20 mins)

Speaker (TBC)

Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace (20 mins)

Mates in Mind (British Safety Council)

10.20 – 10.45

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Jerry McLaughlin – Chief Economist, Mineral Products Association

10.45

Refreshments

11.15 – 11.45

 

BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING (BIM)

Industry Outlook & Project Examples (15 mins)

Duncan Reed – Director, Trimble Solutions (UK)

Communicating Product Information with BIM (15 mins)

Peter Caplehorn -  Deputy Chief Executive, Construction Products Association

12.00 – 12.30

SUSTAINABILITY

Environmental Product Declarations: All you need to know

Matthew Butcher – Environmental & Technical Officer, British Precast

British Precast Members' Sustainability Performance

David Manley - Sustainability Chair, Forterra Building Products

12.00 – 12.30

INFRASTRUCTURE

Speaker (TBC)

12.30

Lunch

13.00 – 13.25

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)

Including Executive Director Report

13.30 – 13.50

BREXIT IMPLICATIONS

Peter Caplehorn -  Deputy Chief Executive and Policy Director, Construction Products Association

14.00 – 14.25

THE HOUSING WHITE PAPER

Homes & Community Agency

14.30 – 14.55

HEALTH & SAFETY

Help Great Britain Work Well

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

15.00 – 16.00

SPEED NETWORKING

16.00

Exhibition Close