(Rescheduled to avoid industrial action on the railways)
The implications of the Building Safety Act and what the latest fire regulation updates mean for the construction of tall buildings will form the detailed focus of Premier Guarantee’s new conference this winter.
Previously called “London’s Calling”, InSite: Tall Buildings on Tuesday 25th January 2023 will shine more light on the implications of the Building Safety Act, already rewriting the rules for constructing tall buildings in England.
The one-day conference brings together a panel of industry experts including the Building Safety Regulator (HSE) to explain the Building Safety Act and outline the changes this will bring.
Speakers confirmed include:
Colin Blatchford, Operational Policy Lead for Gateways & Building Control, Health and Safety Executive
Hear from the Building Safety Regulator on how the new building control regime will work and what developers, contractors and consultants will need to do to engage
Paul Nash, Industry Safety Steering Group, Director of Paul Nash Consultancy
The Building Safety Act represents the biggest change in building safety in a generation. Hear an up-to-date summary of the Act and its implications for those who commission, design, construct, own and manage higher risk buildings
Peter Dawber, Interim Industry Competence Committee, Solvere Ltd
Get the latest updates on the new requirements for industry competence, capacity and capability, what happens next and what this will mean for your organisation
Dan Hollas, Building Safety Director, Clarion Housing Group
Golden Thread: Learn how Clarion Housing Group has developed a "Golden Thread" of information for high rise buildings, how it informed BS 8644 Digital management of fire safety information, and how the approach could be applied to new structures
Sean Garbutt, Senior Associate, Gowling WLG (UK) LLP
Hear an explanation of the significant changes to potential liabilities arising from the Building Safety Act, including extended retrospective and prospective limitation periods for claims arising under the Defective Premises Act and the potential for personal liability of directors under the Building Safety Act.
James McGloin, Regional Director, Premier Guarantee
Learn more about the significant implications of the Building Safety Act's proposed extension of structural warranty cover to 15 years, and for it to be made mandatory for all new homes
David Aitchison, Head of Building Control, Premier Guarantee
Find out what the new building control inspection and approval regime, including Gateways 2 and 3, will mean for contractors and developers during the construction phase of higher risk buildings
The event takes place at Buffini Chao Deck in the National Theatre, South Bank, London (SE1 9PX) on Tuesday 25th January 2023, from 10am to 3.30pm.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Places are limited as many sold for our original date: book your tickets here *
*Premier Guarantee registered clients are eligible for a discount on the ticket price. Speak to your Account Manager for details
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Every care was taken to ensure the information in this article was correct at the time of publication (September 2022).