may, 2019

02may8:45 am5:00 pmBuilding Surveying Conference 2019

Event Details

As external influences continue to drive the profession to evolve, it has never been more important to come together at this annual event and discuss new approaches to meet changes in client demand and face upcoming challenges.

Attending Building Surveying Conference 2019 will give you the opportunity to benefit from the knowledge of our high-level speakers, ensuring you remain at the forefront of your profession and are equipped to provide the best advice to your clients in common areas of practice.

This year’s plenary sessions

As well as the usual breakout sessions offering up-to-date technical information and the latest guidance on key topics, this year’s plenary sessions will examine the renewed focus on fire safety issues.

An update on fire safety post-Grenfell

Recent major fire incidences have resulted in renewed focus on the fire safety agenda and potentially widespread changes in the way buildings are designed, built and operated.  During this session Gary Strong, Global Building Standards Director at RICS will address the most recent developments following The Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety and will provide an update on the development of International Fire Safety Standards.

Passive fire protection and insulation

Hear from Niall Rowan, Chief Executive Officer at Association for Specialist Fire Protection as he addresses best practice in Passive Fire Protection, fire rated foams – myth and reality and the latest trends in the industry.

Closing inspirational keynote

We close the day with our annual economic forecast and finally our inspirational closing keynote, which this year is delivered by Mandy Hickson, former Royal Air Force fast jet pilot and one of the first female pilots on her frontline Tornado GR4 squadron.

Time

(Thursday) 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Location

The Royal Lancaster Hotel

Lancaster Terrace

Organizer

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