Lean Construction for Sustainable Business

Location: CCI, First Floor, Cube, 113-115 Portland Street, Manchester M1 6DW
Phone: 020 7549 3300

Following CIRIA’s successful event on Lean Construction & Carbon Reduction in July 2008, CIRIA’s CIEF & CPN networks are pleased to invite you to a joint workshop on lean construction for sustainable business. This event will look at the ways in which lean can help make your business more sustainable environmentally, socially & economically. Join us for a hands-on workshop to investigate how construction companies can use the techniques & philosophy of lean to improve their resource efficiency, create a better workplace for their staff & improve their bottom line. Why you should attend This workshop will be of interest for those who wish to: learn more about lean construction improve your business environmentally as well as economically work with experts to find the links between lean and sustainability get involved in CIRIA’s work in this new field. Programme 13:30 Registration and refreshments 14:00 Chair’s Introduction. Professor Lauri Koskela, University of Salford 14:10 An introduction to lean construction & sustainability. Uly Ma, Greenfile Developments 14:30 The Strategy for Sustainable Construction, Lean & SkillsClive Young, BERR 14:50 Networking break with refreshments 15:00 Lean construction in practice: what difference does lean make? A short introduction with practical case studiesStuart Jessop, Shepherd Construction 15:30 Lean construction and our resource efficiency initiatives. A case studyTBC 16:00 Interactive Sessions lead by Susan Steensma, CIEFHow could I use lean in my business? What are the links between lean & sustainability? Lean & sustainability – what do we need to know? What type of guidance/tool would be most useful? 16:40 Chair’s summing up 16:45 Close Venue Centre for Construction Innovation, First Floor, Cube Building, 113-115 Portland Street, Manchester M1 6DW CPD CIRIA recommends this workshop for up to 3 hours towards CPD requirements with the ICE, CIOB RICS, CIBSE & IstructE. Terms and Conditions