UKME Construction Day

Thursday 14th September 2023

Connecting the dots between Detailing & Manufacturing

10:00  -  10:25

Connected Construction’ recently has become a hot topic, especially in the last 2 years during the pandemic. But what does it actually mean in practice for the Metals industry? Learn how Connected Construction workflows enable a structural model (and its data) to be used from design to manufacture, ultimately resulting in more sustainable outcomes by evaluating carbon, reducing waste, and […]

Craig Johnson, Business Development Manager UK & Ireland - Detailing & Manufacturing - Structures Division at Trimble Solutions (UK) LtdCraig Johnson Business Development Manager

Connected Construction: the Technologies Empowering the Metal Industry

10:30  -  11:20

Discover the transformative impact of Connected Construction in the metal sector. This panel discussion will explore how constructible data and a streamlined flow of information are helping cut costs and improve efficiencies in design, detailing, fabrication and manufacturing. Get a closer look at the potential of extended reality, robotics and automation in empowering professionals to optimise projects like never before. Join […]

Duncan Reed, Business Development Manager at Trimble Inc.Duncan Reed Business Development Manager
Matthew Hastwell, Innovation Manager at Wareing BuildingsMatthew Hastwell Innovation Manager
Wareing Buildings
Simon Chatwin, Technical Director at Design4StructuresSimon Chatwin Technical Director
Sunny Bansal, Engineering Director at Lindapter InternationalSunny Bansal Engineering Director
Lindapter International

Future of Construction: Designing for Deconstruction and Structural Steel Reuse

11:30  -  12:20

Are you ready to shape the future of construction and drive sustainability across the entire supply chain? Discover how architects, contractors, clients, and stakeholders can navigate challenges and deliver a Net-Zero construction industry. From Legacy Buildings to Net-Zero Future: Explore a series of pioneering projects that shed light on the complexities of deconstructing legacy buildings and maximising material reuse. Delve […]

Bill Firth, General Manager Business Development at emrBill Firth General Manager Business Development
Michael SamsonMichael Sansom Sustainability Manager
Seb Fossey, Managing Director at McGee GroupSeb Fossey Group Managing Director
McGee Group
Simon Hatherley, Senior Building Performance Architect Senior Building Performance Architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris​​Simon Hatherley Senior Building Performance Architect
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
Simon Nicholas, Managing Director (UK) at Robert Bird GroupSimon Nicholas Managing Director (UK)
Robert Bird Group

Unleashing the potential of “Materials as a Service” strategy to deliver sustainability

12:30  -  12:55

In this keynote presentation, we will dive into the revolutionary concept of “Materials as a Service” (MaaS) and its potential to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable production, with a specific focus on building and construction applications. The building and construction sector is a significant contributor to resource depletion and environmental impact. However, by adopting a MaaS strategy, we […]

Billy Kingsbury, CEO at thyssenkrupp Materials UKBilly Kingsbury Chief Executive Officer
thyssenkrupp Materials UK
Justin Price, Managing Director at BrickabilityJustin Price Managing Director
Brickability Group PLC

Optima makes pioneering move with Hydro CIRCAL

13:00  -  13:25

At Optima, respect is one of our core values. We respect the environment; we respect our clients, and we respect each other. It is therefore a priority for us to ensure that we are reducing our impact on the environment with all the measures we are taking as a business. When faced with the question from specifiers of “why use […]

Christian Mabey, Managing Director Optima Products LtdChristian Mabey Managing Director
Optima Products
Jake Richardson, Fabrication Sales Engineer at Norsk HydroJake Richardson Fabrication Sales Engineer
Norsk Hydro
William Beer, CEO of Tunley EngineeringWilliam Beer CEO
Tunley Engineering

Delivering Net Zero Building Case Study: Guidance and Lessons for the Metal Sector

13:30  -  13:55

Discover the path to a sustainable future of metal use in construction as AHMM shares groundbreaking insights from their Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) research collaboration with UCL’s Institute of Environmental Design and Engineering (IEDE). Join us for a captivating session that explores innovative approaches to deliver net-zero carbon buildings in complex commercially driven projects and and reflect on lessons for […]

James Thomas, Associate at Allford Hall Monaghan MorrisJames Thomas Associate
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
Simon Hatherley, Senior Building Performance Architect Senior Building Performance Architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris​​Simon Hatherley Senior Building Performance Architect
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Real Buildings Driving Real Results: The Impact of Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) on Quality, Safety, and Productivity

14:00  -  14:50

Join us for a captivating panel discussion that explores the transformative power of Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) in driving improved quality, safety, and productivity in real building projects. In this session, industry experts and thought leaders will delve into the practical applications and benefits of DfMA. They will share their experiences and insights on how adopting DfMA principles […]

Matthew Teague, Senior Architect at Tata SteelMatthew Teague Senior Architect
Tata Steel
Nicola Moriarty, Director at Bryden WoodNicola Moriarty Director
Bryden Wood
Rory Bergin, Partner, Sustainable Futures at HTA Design LLPRory Bergin Partner, Sustainable Futures
HTA Design LLP

Hot Dip galvanizing – the innovative and circular solution for protection of vital national infrastructure

15:00  -  15:25

An answer to the challenge of sustainable construction and the circular economy? Steel is essential to the technologies and solutions that meet society’s everyday needs and will continue to do so in the future. Whether it is for transport systems, infrastructure, housing, manufacturing, agriculture or energy, steel is widely recognised as the ‘permanent material in the circular economy’. Learn how […]

Iqbal Johal, Marketing Manager at the Galvanizers AssociationIqbal Johal Marketing Manager
Galvanizers Association
William Smith, Director at the Galvanizers AssociationWilliam Smith Director
Galvanizers Association

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