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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.

Game Changers live - Low Carbon Concrete - On demand

Game Changers LIVE – Low Carbon Concrete edition with headline partner The Concrete Centre and in partnership with Concrete Futures, took take place on Thursday 22 April 2021.

Chaired by Claire Ackerman, The Concrete Centre, this online event explored how carbon can be saved now by using low carbon concretes and designing low carbon concrete structures. Catch up up on sessions on demand and find about the innovations that form part of the industry roadmap to decarbonise cement and concrete.

Headline Partner

The Concrete Centre

Headline Partner

The host: Claire Ackerman

Claire leads The Concrete Centre, who provide published guidance for the design and use of concrete in our built environment, as part of the Mineral Products Association (MPA).
Claire is co-lead of the MPA UK Concrete Sustainable Construction Group that is responsible for the Concrete Industry Sustainable Construction Strategy and is a member of a Global Cement and Concrete Association outreach working group. Claire is also an active member of the Green Construction Board Low Carbon Concrete Group.

Claire Ackerman

Director, The Concrete Centre

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

Designing and Specifying Low Carbon Concrete

The Concrete Centre and Ramboll

The keynote address presented:
– An overview of approaches for achieving low carbon buildings using concrete; industry decarbonisation initiatives; innovative concretes
– Opportunities to save carbon now using low carbon concretes
– Design options for saving concrete through lean design

Elaine Toogood

Head of Architecture

Paul Astle

Associate, Ramboll

Jenny Burridge

Head of Structural Engineering

Innovation Talks

Low and Net Zero Carbon Concretes

CEMEX

Richard Kershaw, Technical Manager outlined the benefits of concrete, highlight how changes to specification and design of concrete and concrete structures could lead to a more sustainable construction.

Richard Kershaw

Technical Manager – Materials UK, CEMEX

Net zero: collaboration and leadership

Tarmac

Nick’s presentation covered the results of Tarmac’s research piece ‘Clean construction: unlocking net zero.’ and provided 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

Reducing the carbon emissions associated with concrete is now of critical importance throughout the construction supply chain. Dr Nina Cardinal, Senior Technical Manager, Hanson presented 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

Dr Diana Casey described 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.

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

Dr Pete Winslow, Associate Director presented 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

A short overview of how Euston Station a HS2 project has been introducing low carbon concrete and the challenges associated. This talk shares 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

MPA Cement

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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