This free half-day event on Thursday 28 February will cover updates from the Infrastructure UK unit within the Treasury and the latest best practice in building information modelling.
The Centre for Construction Innovation North West and law firm Hill Dickinson are co-hosting the latest annual Contractors' Conference at Haydock Park.
The programme is as follows:
13:30 Registration and networking
14:00 Welcome and presentations begin
Prof Peter McDermott, director for research at CCI: An update on Infrastructure UK
Paul Marshland, principal electrical engineering manager at NG Bailey: A contractor's perspective on BIM. Marshland will share his practical experience of BIM from a contracting and facilities management perspective on the value of BIM.
Edward Davies, consultant at Hill Dickinson: The legal perspective on BIM – Edward Davies will take a look at the legal implications of BIM and ask the question, "What's all the fuss about?"
Break for refreshments
Martin Simpson, associate director at Arup: A consultant's perspective on Building BIM – Martin Simpson will share his practical experience of BIM from a consulting perspective, giving examples of BIM working in practice.
Dave Barnes and Andrew Bowyer from Willis: Integrated project insurance and BIM – Dave Barnes and Andrew Bowyer will be speaking about integrated project insurance, how the insurance market is adapting to building information modelling and what we can expect to see in the future from the insurance market
17:30 Refreshments and networking
Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willow, WA12 0HQ http://www.haydock-park.co.uk/finding-us
Please contact Kerri McKeown to reserve your place, by Thursday 21 February 2013:
firstname.lastname@example.org 0151 600 8752