Tuesday 12th November 2019

09:00 Registration and refreshments
09:30 Welcome and opening address
09:45 Keynote

Professor Rudi Klein LLB, FCIDB, FRSA, Barrister, CEO of SEC Group

10:10 Breakout sessions
The new YORbuild Major and YORcivil Major frameworks

Mark Ives, YORcivil Framework Programme Manager and Chris Jackson, YORcivil Framework Manager

Supply Chain Engagement

John Wilkinson, YORhub Joint Chair of Operations and Dominic Bailey, YORscep Lead

CSR and Social Value Calculator

Donna Howard, Kier and Claire Watts, Social Value Engine

Sponsored by Kier

10:55 Refreshments
11:20 Keynote

Martin Armitage, Galliford Try

11:45 Breakout sessions
The new YORbuild Major and YORcivil Major frameworks

Mark Ives, YORcivil Framework Programme Manager and Chris Jackson, YORcivil Framework Manager

Changes introduced by NEC4

Fergus Aitken, YORbuild Framework Programme Manager and Chris Bourne, YORbuild Framework Manager

Carbon reduction in construction

Georgiana Allison, Willmott Dixon and David Wilkes, YORhub Sustainability Lead

Sponsored by Willmott Dixon

12:30 Lunch and networking
13:30 Keynote: Digital Innovation

Leeds Beckett University

13:55 Breakout sessions
Offsite construction

Andy Couch, Morgan Sindall and John Wilkinson, YORhub Joint Chair of Operations

Sponsored by Morgan Sindall

Changes introduced by NEC4

Fergus Aitken, YORbuild Framework Programme Manager and Chris Bourne, YORbuild Framework Manager

Construction technology

Steve Baker, YORhub Joint Chair of Operations, and Leeds Beckett University

14:40 Panel discussion and prize draw

Panel chair: Steve Baker, YORhub Joint Chair of Operations

Prizes sponsored by Interserve and Henry Boot

   

15:10 CLOSE

 

CSR and Social Value Calculators

Kier will take us through their Corporate Social Responsibility commitments, alongside an assessment of the Social Value Engine from YORhub.

The new YORbuild Major and YORcivil Major frameworks


This year YORhub introduces two new frameworks for high value works. YORhub framework managers Mark Ives and Chris Jackson will present the key features, structure and benefits of the new frameworks.

Carbon reduction


Willmott Dixon will discuss measures taken to reduce carbon alongside David Wilkes who will present an update on YORhub's carbon reduction KPI trial.

NEC4 changes and updates


Fergus Aitken and Chris Bourne will discuss the merits of some of the key changes introduced through NEC4, with a comparison to NEC3

Supply Chain Engagement


YORhub is committed to encouraging a good relationship between contractors and the local supply chain; this is embedded into our frameworks.

This session, hosted by Dominic Bailey and John Wilkinson, will consider how we can get the most from our supply chains and how these relationships are encouraged.

Offsite construction


Morgan Sindall will present their experience of the benefits of offsite construction.

Technology workshop


Leeds Beckett University will discuss some of the latest developments in construction technology.