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WELCOME TO GAME CHANGERS LIVE

Next edition: 22 April 2021 11.30am - 2pm (BST)

Game Changers LIVE is an online event series brought to you by Futurebuild. The platform and format of the event is designed to connect you with leading innovative brands. These online events will spotlight a key industry sector within the built environment and showcase game changing solutions and innovations by the leading brands.

Next Edition - Circular Futures: Construction De-risked

Game Changers LIVE – Circular Futures: Construction De-risked edition with headline partner Accoya and in partnership with 540 WORLD, will take place on Thursday 20 May 2021.

For game-changing news in circular sustainability – from the latest in global socio-environmental updates to landmark changes in Environment Agency policy to world-first material innovations for planet-positive business futures, this edition delivers breaking news on de-risking both business and planet through multiple safe and circular materials and tools.

Chaired by Brendon Rowen, Founding Partner, 540 WORLD, join us for cutting-edge sustainability pathways to de-risk businesses and the environment with keynote speakers on the most current global snapshots (from chemical catastrophes and solutions to socio-environmental human rights cases and de-risking strategies) to UK landmark changes on sustainability policy and contract tendering to a practical micro update on construction and installation, all framed by manufacturing pioneer exemplars leading their sectors, from timber to stone, glass waste facades, walls and counters to sanitary fittings and flooring

Headline Partner

Headline Partner

The host: Brendon Rowen

540 WORLD founding partner, Brendon Rowen steers his company Cradle to Circular Design, on a clear and focused Circular Economy path. Consulting for government organisations, businesses, manufacturers and individuals on Cradle to Cradle® design, adoption and implementation, in support of global Circular Economy strategies and the UNSDG’s.

Along with colleagues and partners at MBDC, EPEA, C2CPII and numerous other key partnership companies and collaborators, he inspires, innovates and helps implement the Cradle to Cradle® Design Framework in the UK and globally.

Brendon Rowen

Founder, 540 WORLD

Innovation Partners

Schedule

Headline Partner

The Concrete Centre

11.30-11.35 Welcome Address
11.35-11.40 Networking
11.40-12.10 Innovation Talks
12.10-12.15 Networking
12.15-13.15 Keynote Address
13.15-13.20 Networking
13.20-13.50 Innovation Talks
13.50-14.00 Networking and Close

More details to be announced soon.

Keynotes

Keynote Address

20 May 12.15pm - 13.15pm (BST)

Brendon Rowen and Chaline Church will chair the Keynote session where speakers will provide the most current global snapshots (from chemical catastrophes and solutions to socio-environmental human rights cases and de-risking strategies) to UK landmark changes on sustainability policy and contract tendering to a practical micro update on construction and installation.

See below the keynote presentations:

  • Professor Joshua Castellino – International Snapshots of Social Fairness, Real Risks, Case Studies, Costs and De-risking in a nutshell
  • Dr Howard Dryden – Global Chemical Catastrophes and the Clean Ocean Solution to Climate Change
  • Dr Jo Guy – Landmark Sustainability Changes to Environment Agency Policy and Contracts
  • James Adams – UK Snapshot Update of Sustainable Construction, Installation and Circular Systems

Professor Joshua Castellino

Executive Director & Professor of Law, Minority Rights Group International

Dr Jo Guy

Environment Manager, Team 2100, Environment Agency

Dr Howard Dryden

Marine Biologist,
GOES Foundation,
Roslin Innovation Centre,
The University of Edinburgh

James Adams

Commercial Director, Chiltern Contracts

Innovation Talks

Low and Net Zero Carbon Concretes

CEMEX: 11.40am (BST)

Richard Kershaw, Technical Manager will outline the benefits of concrete, highlight how changes to specification and design of concrete and concrete structures could lead to a more sustainable construction. He will also give an overview of the CEMEX Vertua range of low carbon concretes and CEMEX’s comittments to building a better future.

Richard Kershaw

Technical Manager – Materials UK, CEMEX

Net zero: collaboration and leadership

Tarmac: 11.40am (BST)


Nick’s presentation will cover the results of Tarmac’s research piece ‘Clean construction: unlocking net zero.’ and provide expert commentary on current industry approaches to cutting carbon and how the client and supply chain dynamic needs to change for a net zero world.

Nick Toy

Senior National Commercial Manager, Tarmac

Using new cement types in sustainable concrete

Hanson: 11.40am (BST)

Reducing the carbon emissions associated with concrete is now of critical importance throughout the construction supply chain. Dr Nina Cardinal, Senior Technical Manager, Hanson will present how the use of new types of cement can produce sustainable, low carbon concrete.

Dr Nina Cardinal

National Technical Manager, Hanson

UK Concrete and Cement Industry Roadmap to Beyond Net

MPA Cement: 1.20pm (BST)

Dr Diana Casey will describe the innovations required in low carbon cement and concretes, fuel switching and carbon capture use or storage and the downstream benefits of using concrete that will all contribute to removing more emissions from the atmosphere than the sector emits. The talk will also touch on some of the actions needed by Government and others to ensure success.

Dr Diana Casey

Director, Energy and Climate Change, Mineral Products Association

Delivering Low Carbon Concrete for Network Rail: On the Routemap to Net Zero

Expedition Engineering: 1.20pm (BST)

Dr Pete Winslow, Associate Director will give an overview of the work Expedition Engineering have been doing in supporting Network Rail’s Technical Authority and Decarbonisation Programme in efforts to reduce the CO2e associated with its construction projects, primarily on the use of concrete within Buildings and Civils.

Dr Pete Winslow

Associate Director, Expedition Engineering

The story begins – low carbon concrete for HS2 Euston Station

Mace Dragados HS2 Project: 1.20pm (BST)

A short overview of how Euston Station a HS2 project has been introducing low carbon concrete and the challenges associated. This talk will be sharing an insight into the good news stories so far, how the challenges can hopefully be addressed and a view of the hopes for the next 10-12 years of this major project.

Hayley McQuiad

Innovation and Value Assistant Manager, Mace Dragados HS2 Project

Royal Papworth Hospital: A dRofus journey

dRofus: 11.45am (GMT)

Robert Gordon, Senior Associate and Architect Technician HOK, will take a deeper look at the Royal Papworth Hospital. Robert Gordon, Senior Associate at HOK, will be discussing the successful implementation of dRofus in complex projects.

Robert Gordon

Senior Associate and Architect Technician HOK

Susanne Flod

Client Solutions Manager & Session Host

The Golden Thread - it's not rocket science

Cobuilder: 11.45am (GMT)

Antony Brophy, Director of Business Development, UK will discuss; Dame Judith Hackitt’s call for a systematic change, Problems addressed by ‘The Independent Review of Building Regulation and Fire Safety’, What exactly is the ‘Golden Thread’ of information about? What has to be done to maintain it? Plus our formula for success.

Antony Brophy

Director of Business Development, UK

How Access to Equipment Data Can Decrease Your Expenses, Streamline Your Business and Keep You Safer

Onix: 1.20pm (GMT)

Andrew Cousins, Customer Success Manager, Onix Work will explain how you can bringing value to your construction related business in a collaborative manner by everyone in the value chain.

Andrew Cousins

Customer Success Manager

Event Schedule

11.30-11.35 Welcome Address
11.35-11.40 Networking
11.40-12.10 Innovation Talks
12.10-12.15 Networking
12.15-13.15 Keynote Address
13.15-13.20 Networking
13.20-13.50 Innovation Talks
13.50-14.00 Networking and Close

Catch up on previous editions on demand

If you missed Game Changers LIVE Golden Thread edition with headline partner Viewpoint, you can catch up on demand.

Hosted by Nick Tune, this edition explored not only what the golden thread is, but why and how it’s being implemented to help us as an industry build safer, better, and smarter.

You can catch up on the keynote session with government-appointed officials Rebecca Thompson and Aman Sharma, as well as all of the Digital Innovators.

Golden thread

Headline partner

If you missed Game Changers LIVE Golden Thread edition with headline partner Viewpoint, you can catch up on demand.

Hosted by Nick Tune, this edition explored not only what the golden thread is, but why and how it’s being implemented to help us as an industry build safer, better, and smarter.

You can catch up on the keynote session with government-appointed officials Rebecca Thompson and Aman Sharma, as well as all of the Digital Innovators.

Digital Twin On Demand

Golden thread

Headline partner

You can still catch up on our first Game Changers LIVE – Digital Twin edition which took place in December. It was a huge success with 8 digital innovators including Leica Geosystems, IES, Bluesky World, Revvis, Cintoo, Vectorworks and NavVis showcasing their latest products to an engaged specifier audience.

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