February 2020 Event

  • 0845 3810 999
  • info@the-nucleus.org.uk
  • Mon - Fri: 8:00 - 17:00

Vision To provide a nationwide knowledge network connecting members with industry specialists in order to provide assurance around building safety, for the social housing sector. 

Mission By providing an arena where members can access legislative, industry and best practice insights, specifically related to the sector.

The Golden Thread

What does 2020 hold for the Housing Sector?

CPD FIRE SAFETY SEMINAR

central london

25TH february 2020

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October 2nd 2019 London CPD Fire Safety Seminar

CPD Fire Safety Seminar

Event Date: 25th February 2020

Event Time: 10:00am – 15:30pm  (registration opening at 09:00am)  

Event Location: Crowne Plaza London – City. 19 New Bridge St, London EC4V 6DB

Event Delegate Fee: £95.00

Full Agenda to be released in the new year

Special Features: ‘join the movement panel’, New and Returning keynote speakers, Govt. representation, industry-leading voices on sector trends and direction  

dELEGATE PASS

CPD Fire Safety Seminar

Connecting members with industry specialists in order to provide assurance around building safety, for the social housing sector. 

£71.25

Early Bird Offer! 25% Discount valid until 28.01.2020

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The Golden Thread

What does 2020 hold for the Housing Sector?

4TH March 2020

Master of Ceremonies

Stephen Sharman, Senior Account Manager, CHIC.

Stephen Sharman

Stephen is Senior Account Manager at CHIC. He has a strong history of account management within the public and private sector, previously working for Legal & General and most recently Accord Housing Group.

09:30-10:20

Fire Compartmentation – Accredited Identification & Remediation

Howard Melvin, Technical Director, Ventro Group

Howard Melvin

Howard is the Technical Director at Ventro, and has been working in the fire industry for over 30 years. He is experienced in many practical aspects of project management, having a detailed knowledge of Health & Safety guidelines (working with our external consultants Citation) and fire safety standards. Fully qualified by BM TRADA, he provides valuable oversight and direction for the regional Health, Safety and Quality Teams on the operational side of the business.

09:30-10:20

Local Authorities & Primary Authority Partnerships; 'A Beacon of Excellence’

Jasbir Sidhu, Senior Contracts Manager, Redditch Borough Council

Jasbir Sidhu

Jas is Capital Programmes & Contracts Manager for Redditch Borough Council and has been there for the past 3 years. He is currently leading on asset management, compliance, procurement and capital works across the Council. With over 25 years’ experience in the public and private sector Jas has a wealth of experience when managing fire safety and compliance. Over his career he has worked in both housing management, repairs and maintenance and asset management and has been working at a Senior Management level for the past 15 years.

10:50-11:20

Coffee Break & Networking

11:20-11:50

BS 8629:2019 Manual Evacuation Alert Systems - Required in Social Housing?

Andy Scott, Technical Director, C-Tec 

Andrew Scott

A founder and director of C-TEC and SigNET, two of the UK’s leading manufacturers of life-safety systems, Andrew is a Chair of BSI/FSH/12/5, the committee responsible for UK standards for fire alarm devices, voice alarm evacuation systems and emergency voice communications. He also sits on several other BSI, CEN, ETSI and FIA committees. With a keen interest in fire detection and alarm systems, building safety management and landlord compliance, Andrew is currently focusing on ways to interconnect domestic and commercial fire alarm systems in multiple occupancy dwellings and apartment blocks.

11:50-12:30

Upcoming Legal Challenges for the Sector - for 2020 and Beyond

Mark London, Partner, Devonshires Solicitors 

Mark London

Mark is a leading construction lawyer and represents clients at adjudication, arbitration and in litigation in the Technology and Construction Court. The vast majority of this work includes prosecuting or defending claims for time, quality and money. In addition to this core work, Mark undertakes a wide variety of health and safety work, where he helps clients undertake investigations and represents parties who have been prosecuted by the HSE or police. He also advises on contentious procurement matters and all aspects of asset management, including the drafting and operation of all forms of repair and maintenance/planned works contracts. Mark is ranked as a leading construction lawyer and in recent editions of the legal directories has been described as ‘extremely knowledgeable and reassuringly experienced.’ Mark has been a construction lawyer for almost 20 years. Prior to working for Devonshires, Mark worked in a large West End practice and before that worked for a firm in his native New Zealand. Mark London is ranked as a leading contraction lawyer in Chambers and Devonshires are ranked as a leading construction firm.

12:30-13:30

Luncheon

13:30-14:00

Low Rise, Bungalows & Sheltered
how do we mitigate the risk?

Martyn Mumford, Assistant Director of Property Services, A2 Dominion 

Martyn Mumford

A Housing professional with 20+ years experience in the sector, 15 years working at a senior level and a proven track-record of delivering outstanding results in multi-disciplinary teams (Housing and Property). Currently Group Assistant Director for Property Services responsible for delivering responsive repairs, servicing and all compliance disciplines.

14:00-14:30

L&Q – Early Adopter Programme – ‘the Building Safety Case, the results and what now?’

Nigel Wiles, Director of Asset Maintenance & Strategy, L&Q, David Watson, Technical Director (Building Safety Programme), L&Q

Nigel Wiles

Nigel is Director of Strategy Planning and Major Projects for L&Q Housing Trust. He is currently leading on the Trusts Early Adopter programme working collaboratively with the MHCLG and other partners in preparation for the legislative changes that are expected. Nigel has over 30 year’s experience of working in asset management and maintenance within Social Housing organisations. He is a Chartered member of the RICS and CIOB.

David Watson

David is Regional Design & Technical Director for L&Q and has been there for the past five years. Currently on secondment to the Building Safety Team within L&Q working on fire safety matters and with the Early Adopters Group within MHCLG. With over 35 years’ experience, originally working in architectural practices and with developers in Scotland, but has spent the last 20 years working in London mainly with major private developers and contractors managing design and technical matters on large scale mixed use projects.

14:30-15:10

Fire Safety - Sector Insights for 2020

Neel Naik, Director of Building Safety Programme, MHCLG 

Neel Naik

Neel Naik, Head of Strategy – Building Safety Programme Neel is the Head of Strategy for the Building Safety Programme (BSP) at the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government. The BSP was established to make sure that residents of high-rise buildings are safe – and feel safe – now, and in the future following the tragedy at Grenfell Tower. The Programme supports building owners in taking immediate actions to ensure their residents’ safety and leads on designing and implementing the new regime based on the recommendations of the Independent Review. Previous to joining BSP, Neel was Head of EU Exit Strategy at the Department of Health and Social Care.

15:10-15:40

PANEL SESSION

Multiple Participants, Q&A 

Nigel is Director of Strategy Planning and Major Projects for L&Q Housing Trust. He is currently leading on the Trusts Early Adopter programme working collaboratively with the MHCLG and other partners in preparation for the legislative changes that are expected. Nigel has over 30 year’s experience of working in asset management and maintenance within Social Housing organisations. He is a Chartered member of the RICS and CIOB.

LOCATION

LONDON

  • Nearest Tube Station: Blackfriars (Circle/District Lines) – 2 mins walk’
  • Nearest Train Station: Blackfriars (Thameslink/Southeastern) – 3 mins walk’
  • 0845 38 10 999
  • info@the-nucleus.org.uk
  • Mon - Fri: 8:00 - 17:00