UK Construction Week

UK Construction Week (UKCW) is the UK’s largest built environment event. As the largest event dedicated to knowledge sharing, best practice, problem solving and product sourcing, it is the environment for the whole industry to discover, develop, discuss and do business; providing all the answers for how we build for our future.

About the event:

Thousands will come to meet and work with major projects, house builders, developers and local authorities who are driving the recovery.

 

DAY ONE | Tuesday 4 October


Timing: 10.45 – 11.30am

Location: Sustainability Stage

Whole life carbon – Everything you want to know but are afraid to ask about the commercial reality of low carbon construction

Chair: David Hopkins, CEO, TDUK

Panellists:

  • Gilbert Lennox-King, CEO, Construction Carbon
  • Craig White, CEO, Agile Property and Homes
  • Tim den Dekker, Associate, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Timing: 11.35 – 12.20pm

Location: Sustainability Stage

Learning how to achieve affordable zero carbon new homes – Springfield Meadows

Chair: David Hopkins, CEO, TDUK

Panellists:

  • Ian Prichett, MD, Greencore Construction
  • Dr Mila Duncheva MCIOB, Business Development Manager of UK & Ireland, Stora Enso Wood Products, Building Solutions (TBC)

Timing: 2 – 2.30pm

Location: TDUK Stand T340

Timber supply market statement – what to expect in the months ahead.

Speakers:

  • David Hopkins – Chief Executive Officer, Timber Development UK
  • Nick Bolton – Head of technical and trade, Timber Development UK

Timing: 3 – 3.30pm

Location: TDUK Stand | T340

Timber treatments, getting it right. A masterclass for merchants and suppliers

Speakers:

  • Gordon Ewbank, Chief Executive, Wood Protection Association

 

DAY TWO | Wednesday 5 October


Timing: 10.30 – 11.15am

Location: Sustainability Stage

Embodied carbon – an update on the game-changing proposed new regulations that have been getting everyone talking

Chair: David Hopkins, CEO, TDUK

Panellists:

  • Rafe Bertram, Sustainability Lead, Meridian Water and Enfield Council
  • Charlie Law – Sustainability Director, Timber Development UK

Timing: 11.20 – 12.05pm

Location: Sustainability Stage

Case study – Mansion House

Chair: David Hopkins, CEO, TDUK

  • Darren Jones, Associate Director, ShedKM

Timing: 2 – 2.30pm

Location: TDUK Stand | T340

Timber’s net-zero roadmap – what does it mean for your business?

Speakers:

Charlie Law – Sustainability Director, Timber Development UK


Timing: 3 – 3.30pm

Location: TDUK Stand | T340

Working safely with Trussed Rafters

Speakers:

Nick Boulton – Chief Executive, Trussed Rafter Association


 

DAY THREE, Thursday 6 October


Timing: 10.30 – 11.15am

Location: Sustainability Stage

Needed: a new Green Army. How to recruit and train the people we need to deliver our low carbon homes of the future.

Chair: David Hopkins, CEO, TDUK

Panellists:

  • Professor Robert Hairstans, Director of the Centre for Advanced Timber Technology, NMITE (TBC)
  • Giles Bradford, Head of Sustainability, Bradfords Building Supplies (TBC)
  • Deborah Madden, Engagement Director, CITB (TBC)

Timing: 11.20 – 12.05pm

Location: Sustainability Stage

Welcome to NMITE and Timber TED – An exciting new model for upskilling professions in timber engineering, design and construction

Chair: David Hopkins, CEO, TDUK

Panellists:

  • Professor Robert Hairstans, Director of the Centre for Advanced Timber Technology, NMITE (TBC)

Timing: 2 – 2.30pm

Location: TDUK Stand | T340

Decking and Cladding everything you need to know for the year ahead.

Speakers:

  • Janet Sycamore, Director, Timber Decking and Cladding Association

Timing: 3 – 3.30pm

Location: TDUK Stand | T340

The impact of war in Ukraine – what products have been affected and what can you do about it?

Speakers:

Nick Boulton – Head of Digital and Content, Timber Development UK


 

You can view the speakers and seminars on the UK Construction Week website: www.ukconstructionweek.com/seminars

  • Event short description (used on home page):

    UK Construction Week (UKCW) is the UK's largest built environment event.