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CESW Construction Summit – CE is driving the change agenda

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  • 9.00am Registration
  • 9.20am Welcome – Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive, CESW
  • 9:30am Building Growth South West – Lisa Saunders, YTKO Project Manager, Digital Enablement for SMEs Programme
  • 9.40am Building Safety Charter – Gary Townsend Vila, BSF Charter Strategic Lead
  • 10.00am Value Toolkit – Ian Nicholson, Value Delivery Lead at Construction Innovation Hub
  • 10.20am CLC Construct Zero – Andrew Carpenter, Board Member CLC Construct Zero
  • 10.40am Overcoming blockers to delivering Offsite – Mary Bennell, SWPA
  • 11.00am Tea/coffee
  • 11.20amm Building Skills for Net Zero – Laurence Stone, CITB
  • 11.40am Development of green skills in the greater Exeter area – Mike Blakely, Exeter College
  • 12.00pm Understanding of the design responsibility matrix post Grenfell – AJ Eaton, Mi-Space
  • 12.20pm Guide to appointing an architect – Stephen Homer, Ashfords
  • 12.40pm Facilitated Workshop: How our ‘Building Family’ models can best support industry in delivering net zero – your chance to influence the skills agenda going forward.
    • Emma Hewitt, Lead Officer for HoSW LEP Construction Skills & Building Plymouth
    • Dawn Chamberlain, Building Greater Exeter
    • Helena Davison, Build Torbay
  • 1pm Sandwich Lunch

Kindly sponsored by SWPA

Lunch sponsored by ‘Digital Enablement for SMEs Programme’ delivered by Building Growth South West)


Andrew Carpenter - Construct Zero

Lisa Saunders - DESME presentation

Mary Bennell - Overcoming Blockers

Building Family - Skills Journey to Net Zero

Gary Townsend Vila - Building a Safer Future

Ian Nicholson - Value Toolkit

Laurence Stone - CITB South West Construction Summit Building Skills for Net Zero

Mike Blakely - Green Construction Advisory Panel

Stephen Homer - Guide to appointing an architect

AJ Eaton - Design Matrix Post Grenfell

Event Details

  • Date: 17th November
  • Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Cost: £25.00 – £50.00
  • Event Category: Regional
  • Venue: Sandy Park, Exeter


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Name Company
Gary Townsend Vila Building Safety Charter
Ian Nicholson Construction Innovation Hub
Andrew Carpenter CESW
Mary Bennell SWPA
Laurence Stone CITB
Lisa Saunders Building Growth South West
Dawn Chamberlain Building Greater Exeter
Mike Blakely Exeter College
AJ Eaton Mi-Space
Stephen Homer Ashfords

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