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Construction Scotland / Innovation Centre Conference & Industry Showcase

Construction Scotland innovation Centre
Glasgow Hilton, G3 8HT
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 09:00 to 17:00

Event Outline

Building on the success of our 2014 event where delegates from across the private, public and academic sectors were in attendance to listen to keynote addresses from a number of high profile guests including First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP and Ray O’Rourke, Chairman and founder of Laing O’Rourke, our 2016 event promises to be even bigger.

Highlights of the 2016 event will include:

Keynote address from a Scottish Government Minister
Keynote address from Jim McColl OBE on his experience and perspective of change and innovation
A conversation with Michael Dall, Lead Construction Economist at Barbour ABI on future prospects for the industry
A session focusing on achieving greater profitability from improved productivity featuring Ian Ballentine, Executive Procurement Director, Heathrow Airport and John Forster, Chairman, Forster Group
A range of interesting interactive workshops
Innovation zone demonstrating novel technologies from academia and business
Exhibition area

Details of further speakers and features to be confirmed shortly.

Key Themes:

Differentiating through Innovation (Business, Product, Process and Service forms of innovation)
Transforming Productivity
Digitisation & BIM
Evolving the culture of Construction

Workshops:

How we can deliver the Scottish Government’s Target of 50,000 new homes
Rethinking public procurement
Construction future skills and talent requirements
Preparing for BIM
Disrupting construction: 5 ideas for a digital future
CSIC Innovation Projects overview

Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities

For details of exhibition and sponsorship opportunities please email admin@cs-ic.org