May 16, 2019

12:30 PM - London


The construction industry is facing a number of challenges in attracting new talent to the industry, addressing gender imbalances, delivering cost-effective innovations or improving the image of construction after a number of high profile incidents.

Join a lively debate and network with fellow professionals over a luncheon and afternoon tea in the splendid Palace of Westminster, built in the perpendicular Gothic style and designed by architect Sir Charles Barry.

CIMCIG's annual debate is headlined by Mark Farmer who will be joined by four keynote speakers:

• Sadie Morgan, Director, dRMM Architects 
• Mark Reynolds, Chief Executive, Mace Group 
• Jade Lewis, Director of Advocacy, Saint Gobain 
• Sam Stacey, Challenge Director, Transforming Construction at UKR

They will be addressing the challenges faced in improving the image of construction.

The afternoons agenda is:
• 12:30 Welcome
• 12:45 Mark Farmer
• 13:05 Mark Farmer Q&A
• 13:15 Lunch
• 14:00 Keynote panel introductions over dessert and coffee
• 14:20 Debate
• 16:00 Networking and afternoon tea
• 17:00 Close

All panel members have confirmed they will participate at the event, however their participation is subject to change prior to the event.

Dresscode: Business suits - tie is not necessary.

This event is kindly sponsored by Middlesex University.

CPD category: Strategy
Duration: 3.5 hours

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Houses of Parliment
House of Lords - Cholmondeley Room & Terrace via Black Rod entrance
United Kingdom

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Sector: Construction

Region: London
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Speakers: Mark Farmer


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  • Member: £145.00
  • Studying member: £145.00
  • Student: £160.00
  • Non-member: £160.00

Cancellation policy: Please note that the cost of this event is non-refundable.