CIBSE Scotland hosts conference on opportunities in the building services sector

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The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Scotland is to hold a one day conference aimed at bringing together building services engineers from across the country to meet one another, and to engage with important clients and other construction industry professionals

Topics covered at the event include:

Building performance; energy, sustainability, soft landings, new and upcoming policy changes, facilities management & maintenance, fire safety; project management; mechanical and electrical services, case studies and opportunities for growth in the construction industry in Scotland.

Speakers include:

Alistair Murray, UK leader of Arup Fire, who will talk about the future of construction industry standards from a fire safety perspective and Chris Stark, Director of Energy and Climate Change at Scottish Government, who will talk about the current and future regulatory environment.

Also speaking is Ann Allen, Executive Director of Estates and Commercial Services at the University of Glasgow who will give a client’s viewpoint on the opportunities for services related to building design and construction and Toby Jeavons, Associate Partner at Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, will give an overview of the new Macallan Distillery project.

Industry representatives speaking at the conference include: Zeb Ahmed, Deputy Managing director of Bouygues, Tamsin Tweddell, senior partner at Max Fordham and Ant Wilson MBE, director at AECOM.

CIBSE President Peter Wong said: “I welcome the first ever CIBSE Scotland conference as an opportunity to focus on the interests and concerns of the industry in Scotland and to hear about forthcoming opportunities for businesses in the country”.

The event will include a panel debate on industry needs.

The conference will be of interest to building services designers and installers, electrical and lighting engineers, facilities managers, architects, construction professionals and students.

This is the first time CIBSE Scotland has held a conference focused on the interests and concerns of the industry in Scotland.

The conference will take place on Tuesday 20th March 2018, at the Technology Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. For further details or to book a place, go to: www.cibse.org/networks/regions/scotland

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