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Explore Offsite Conference

12 September, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm


On the 12th September Constructing Excellence are now partnering with Explore Offsite and Salford University to bring the Offsite conference and exhibition to the North West for the first time. Members of Constructing Excellence Manchester will be able to attend at a discounted rate – details will be provided separately.

The Explore Offsite series takes the form of a combined conference and exhibition and brings together a range of offsite technology supply chain specialists and industry leaders to discuss the uptake of offsite construction within the region.

Explore Offsite North West will focus on the key themes of: offsite technology options; regional offsite supply chain resources and opportunities; and project case studies. The event will attract  construction clients; construction professionals: architects, surveyors, engineers; facilities managers; building product manufacturers and suppliers.

Conference Timetable:

08.45 Registration & Refreshments plus Exhibition Viewing & Networking

09.30 Chairman Introduction: Darren Richards – Managing Director, Cogent Consulting

09.35 Welcome Address from Peter McDermott – Professor of Construction Management/Procurement, University of Salford

09.50 Steve Sheen – Strategy Manager, Manchester City Council Manchester “Housing Strategy and The Northern Gateway”

10.10 Noel Sharpe – Executive Director of Customer and Place, Bolton at Home & Mark Beirne – Head of Partnerships & Integration “Extraspace Solutions, An integrated approach to housing using design for manufacture and assembly (DfMA)”

10.35 Darren Jones – Associate, shedkm “HoUSe – customisable factory-built houses”

10.55 Q & A Session

11.00 Refreshment Break plus Exhibition Viewing & Networking

11.50 Gwen Beeken – Managing Director, Osco Homes “Osco Homes – The journey so far”

12.10 Peter Burchill – Business Development Manager, EOS Offsite Solutions “Lightening the load for Residential sector”

12.30 Michael Swiszczowki – Associate Director, Chapman Taylor Architects – INVITED “A case study on the Holiday Inn Express, Trafford City”

12.50 Tom Mason – Fire Safety Engineering Manager, International Fire Consultants Title to be confirmed

13.00 Q & A Session

13.05 Lunch plus Exhibition Viewing & Networking

14.25 Tom Bloxham – Chairman, Urban Splash “Urban Splash Modular and why we bought the Factory”

14.45 Luke Barnes – Managing Director, Ideal Modular Homes “Timber Volumetric Building Innovation”

15.05 Speaker TBC

15.25 Mark Moppett – Managing Director, Booth King Partnership “Innovative CLT technology to deliver Maggie’s Oldham”

15.45 Q & A

15.55 Event Summary from Darren Richards

16.00 Event Close

16.00 Optional Guided Tour around University of Salford’s Energy House and Acoustic Test & Calibration Laboratory (30 min)

For more information and booking please follow this link.


12 September, 2018
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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University of Salford
The Crescent
Salford, M5 4WT
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