03-05 March 2020 / ExCeL, London
Tue & Wed 10:00 – 18:00, Thu 10:00 – 16:00

Keynote Stages

Keynote Stages

Discuss and debate the key issues facing the built environment on The Keynote Stages. Six dedicated theatres covering Buildings, Energy, Infrastructure, Interiors, Offsite and Resourceful Materials will provide education and solutions to address the biggest challenges.

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Buildings
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    The Government is proposing changes to Parts L and F of the Building Regulations, to come into force ...
    Panel
    Sub Session Speaker 2
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    This presentation will unveil the final report of the State of the nation project on existing studie ...
    Panel
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    Making our existing homes energy efficient is critical. To date the majority of retrofit progress ha ...
    Panel
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    Dame Judith Hackitt, led an independent inquiry into building regulations following the Grenfell fir ...
    Panel
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    The Buildings Big Innovation Pitch  will see six innovators battle it out in a 'Dragon's Den' style ...
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    The Italian Chamber of Commerce for the UK, Apulian Region and Puglia Sviluppo are happy to present ...
Critical Infrastructure

Sponsored by:

ACO

    • Critical Infrastructure
    Critical Infrastructure Theatre
    We know that whatever we do from now on must contribute to achieving net zero carbon. This will mean ...
    Panel
    • Critical Infrastructure
    Critical Infrastructure Theatre
    Innovation that will enable infrastructure to deliver on the grand challenges of delivering net zero ...
    Panel
    • Critical Infrastructure
    Critical Infrastructure Theatre
    If the majority of humanity is going to live in urban environments then these environments must be h ...
    Panel
    • Critical Infrastructure
    Critical Infrastructure Theatre
    The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted by all the member states in 2015 and this pr ...
    Panel
Energy

Sponsored by:

Glen Dimplex

    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    The Energy Big Innovation Pitch  will see six innovators battle it out in a 'Dragon's Den' style pit ...
    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    Electric vehicles represent exciting opportunities for carbon reduction, reduced air pollution, and ...
    Panel
    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    UK100 is a network of highly ambitious local government leaders, who have pledged to secure the futu ...
    Panel
    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    This session will explore the potential for homeowners and small businesses to unlock the potential ...
    Panel
Interiors

In partnership with:

IWBI

Sponsored by:

Milliken

    • Interiors
    Interiors Theatre
    WELL Performance Verification is the hallmark of WELL Certification and as a best practice, is a dis ...
    • Interiors
    Interiors Theatre
    The Interiors Big Innovation Pitch will see six innovators battle it out in a 'Dragon's Den' style p ...
    Panel
    • Interiors
    Interiors Theatre
    A lot is written and said about designing for wellbeing and occupant comfort and productivity. Howev ...
    Panel
    Sub Session Speaker 2
    Sub Session Speaker 3
    • Interiors
    Interiors Theatre
    The World Health Organisation recently recognised the significant role that music can play in wellbe ...
Offsite

Sponsored by:

Wavin

In association with:

Light Steel Frame Association

MPBA

Structural Timber Association

    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    Exploring new products and innovations, Futurebuild 'Innovation Showcase' will unearth true innovati ...
    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    In the face of the acknowledged climate emergency it is critical that we focus not only on quantity ...
    Panel
    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    Innovations in material, manufacturing and product solutions are accelerating. This session focuses ...
    Panel
    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    There is growing recognition that early engagement between clients, designers and the supply chain i ...
    Panel
    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    The session will include an update from the LSFA on Association activity and overview of the light s ...
    Panel
    Sub Session Speaker 2
    Sub Session Speaker 3
    Sub Session Speakers 4
Resourceful Materials

In partnership with:

University of Brighton

    • Resourceful Materials
    Resourceful Materials Theatre
    Five expert speakers working with innovative natural materials, some of them new to the construction ...
    Panel
    Sub Session Speakers 4
    • Resourceful Materials
    Resourceful Materials Theatre
    Harry Paticas considers his approach to the reuse of buildings via a series of case studies of what ...
    Panel
    • Resourceful Materials
    Resourceful Materials Theatre
    The Resourceful Material Big Innovation Pitch  will see six innovators battle it out in a 'Dragon's ...
    Panel
    • Resourceful Materials
    Resourceful Materials Theatre
    Five expert speakers presenting ideas that could make concrete viable in a world of Climate Emergenc ...
    Panel
Buildings
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    What do the next five years have in store? Everybody agrees we should be doing more domestic retrofi ...
    Panel
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    Passivhaus is a leading international low energy, design standard with over 65,000 Passivhaus buildi ...
    Panel
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    With London Energy Transformation Initiative LETIIn light of the Climate Crisis LETI - the London En ...
    Panel
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    In response to a call from G20 leaders, the Financial Stability Board established the Taskforce on C ...
    Panel
Critical Infrastructure

Sponsored by:

ACO

    • Critical Infrastructure
    Critical Infrastructure Theatre
    The wide range of physical, social and economic benefits of bringing nature back into our cities are ...
    Panel
    • Critical Infrastructure
    Critical Infrastructure Theatre
    In 1971 86% of 7-8 year olds walked to school often alone or with friends. 20 years later, less than ...
    Panel
    • Critical Infrastructure
    Critical Infrastructure Theatre
    What do we mean by 'urban resilience'? It is defined by the Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient c ...
    Panel
    • Critical Infrastructure
    Critical Infrastructure Theatre
    It is well-known that urban planning strategies that facilitate walking and cycling and incorporate ...
    Panel
    • Critical Infrastructure
    Critical Infrastructure Theatre
    Of course we all know something about climate change but do you really know enough to guide your cli ...
Energy

Sponsored by:

Glen Dimplex

    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    Energy storage provides the flexibility we need to take full advantage of intermittent energy suppli ...
    Panel
    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    Community energy has seen recent reductions in subsidy support and unclear government strategies ' y ...
    Panel
    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    UK government has a target to reduce carbon emissions by 80% by 2050. Heat and cooling our homes acc ...
    Panel
    Sub Session Speaker 2
    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    Exploring the increasing prevalence of heat pumps for heating, hot water and cooling applications in ...
    Panel
    Sub Session Speakers 4
    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    The size of the opportunity and challenge of decarbonising our homes. How simulation and trials can ...
Interiors

In partnership with:

IWBI

Sponsored by:

Milliken

    • Interiors
    Interiors Theatre
    Collaboration is key in the management of wellbeing in the construction sector. In this session Dr J ...
    • Interiors
    Interiors Theatre
    In this keynote session, Cees van der Spek will explore EDGE Technologies' innovative approach to he ...
    • Interiors
    Interiors Theatre
    The Crown Estate develops and provides workplaces across central London, from HQ offices occupying s ...
    Panel
    • Interiors
    Interiors Theatre
    WELL Portfolio is a comprehensive programme that enables organisations to implement, scale, celebrat ...
Offsite

Sponsored by:

Wavin

In association with:

Light Steel Frame Association

MPBA

Structural Timber Association

    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    In the midst of a digital revolution, the construction sector needs to explore the implications for ...
    Panel
    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    Productivity in the construction industry has flatlined and we have a growing skills shortage. The U ...
    Panel
    Sub Session Speaker 3
    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    The Construction Sector Deal forms part of the Industrial Strategy ' the centre piece of the deal is ...
    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    The planning system is too often cited as one of the barriers to off-site construction, yet there is ...
    Panel
    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    Key themes: STA have controls and measures in place dealing with the risk of fires in structural tim ...
    Panel
Resourceful Materials

In partnership with:

University of Brighton

    • Resourceful Materials
    Resourceful Materials Theatre
    Five expert speakers working with innovative natural materials. Each speaker will make a 10minute pr ...
    Panel
    • Resourceful Materials
    Resourceful Materials Theatre
    Drawing on a wealth of experience in the world of closed loop systems. Ignasi and Owen will talk abo ...
    Panel
    • Resourceful Materials
    Resourceful Materials Theatre
    Three expert speakers will consider low carbon closed loop strategies for steel. Each speaker will m ...
    Panel
    • Resourceful Materials
    Resourceful Materials Theatre
    Five expert speakers present closed loop strategies that are already impacting on European Cities. E ...
    Panel
Buildings
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    Domestic properties in the UK account for almost one-third of total energy demand and one-fifth of c ...
    Panel
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    Social value has become an increasingly mainstream concept within the built environment, and recogni ...
    Panel
    • Buildings
    Buildings Theatre
    Government’s consultation “The Future Homes Standard” recently closed on the 7th February. It set ou ...
    Panel
Critical Infrastructure

Sponsored by:

ACO

    • Critical Infrastructure
    Critical Infrastructure Theatre
    In the UK more than 8 out of 10 people live in cities or towns and most live within the social, econ ...
    Panel
    • Critical Infrastructure
    Critical Infrastructure Theatre
    The Edge report Collaboration for Change highlighted the need for collaboration across the industry ...
    Panel
    • Critical Infrastructure
    Critical Infrastructure Theatre
    It is clear for all to see ' our urban infrastructure is in a parlous condition. We can invest in pl ...
    Panel
Energy

Sponsored by:

Glen Dimplex

    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    The Active Building Centre aims to establish a unified framework by which energy consumption in new- ...
    Panel
    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    In the context of Government's commitment to net zero by 2050 and its buildings challenge, seeking t ...
    Panel
    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    Juliet is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Good Energy – a 100% renewable energy company with ...
    Panel
    • Energy
    Energy Theatre
    In October 2019, Government released their Future Homes Standard consultation, setting their propose ...
Interiors

In partnership with:

IWBI

Sponsored by:

Milliken

    • Interiors
    Interiors Theatre
    Today's workplaces are more than just a place to work; they must enable workers to perform at their ...
    • Interiors
    Interiors Theatre
    Speakers will present a synopsis of key factors in the built environment that influence the quality ...
    • Interiors
    Interiors Theatre
    Cundall’s London office at One Carter Lane draws on biophilia, purified air and water, communal spac ...
    Panel
Offsite

Sponsored by:

Wavin

In association with:

Light Steel Frame Association

MPBA

Structural Timber Association

    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    Sam Stacey will talk about the £420m programme to transform the UK construction industry. You will h ...
    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    101 George Street which is set to be the tallest modular building in the world and delivered in just ...
    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    Construction is transforming ' creating a more sustainable and productive sector, by exploiting digi ...
    Panel
    • Offsite
    Offsite Theatre
    Increasing numbers of new homes are being built using Modern Methods of Construction, but barriers s ...
    Panel
Resourceful Materials

In partnership with:

University of Brighton

    • Resourceful Materials
    Resourceful Materials Theatre
    Panel
    • Resourceful Materials
    Resourceful Materials Theatre
    Duncan discusses strategies for using a lot less of Planet Earth's natural resources by 'Mining the ...
    Panel
    • Resourceful Materials
    Resourceful Materials Theatre
    Each Speaker will have 10 minutes to discuss recent projects from UK and Europe that deal with the C ...
    Panel

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