Construct IT Spring 2009 Meeting

21 May
Thursday 21st May 2009

9.00 Registration & Refreshments

9.30 Welcome & Introduction Farzad Khosrowshahi, Director Construct ITJason Underwood, Manager Construct IT

9.45 Crossrail: A Case Study for Design Information Coordination & ControlAdrian Burgess, Scott Wilson Ltd.Crossrail is a new railway proposal for London and the South-East. It will deliver a world-class, affordable railway, with a high frequency, convenient and accessible train service across the capital from 2017. Scott Wilson Ltd have been engaged by Network Rail for the engineering design of surface railway infrastructure works. Adrian will present the ICT in use and the BS1192 information processes being deployed and reflect on how successful they have been in meeting their objectives to improve the coordination & control of design information on the project.

10.30 Driving Supply Chain Efficiency.Jeremy Hutchinson & Nigel McKay, Bovis Lend LeaseJeremy & Nigel will focus on how Bovis Lend Lease have used management systems and the use and flow of management information on Media City/London 2012 Athletes Village to drive efficiency through their supply chain. The use of system driven information and how this has resulted in tangible improvements year on year will be discussed through the key areas that have aided the drive and implementation of ‘Performance Led Procurement’.

11.15 Refreshments

11.45 Contractor’s Perspective to Driving Performance ImprovementRob Lynch, Lyndon ScaffoldingFollowing on from Jeremy and Nick’s presentation in the morning, Rob will provide a contractor’s perspective of how they have utilised the ’Performance Led Procurement’ approach to drive performance improvement from their side of working with Bovis Lend Lease on Media City/London 2012 Athletes Village.

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Panel Session: AMP5 Striking a Balance between the Aquatic and Atmospheric Environments  Panel: TBC The fifth asset management plan period (AMP5) which will run between 2010 and 2015 is beingapproached as an exciting, reinvigorating challenge. However, while the focus of previous AMPs was purely on creating work programmes to meet environmental quality requirements, the introduction of the Carbon Reduction Commitment in 2010 brings with it further obligations for public bodies to reduce their carbon emissions, energy use, etc. This session will explore through a panel discussion with client, contractor and consultant representatives such challenges as the balance that will need to be struck around the aquatic and atmospheric environments and the role of ICT to facilitate in this process.

15.00 Refreshments

15.30 From ‘Craft and Resource-based Construction’ to ‘Open Building Manufacturing’David Leonard, Taylor Woodrow Representing Europe’s leading construction, manufacturing and academic groups, a core focus of the EU part-funded ManuBuild project was the delivery of inspirational and affordable housing designs through a highly efficient process that reduces wasted labour, time and materials. This session will present the results of the recently completed demonstration projects across Europe in relation to managing logistics information.

16.15 Asset Managing the Strategic Road Network Ramesh Sinhal, Highways AgencyThe Highways Agency are responsible for the operation and stewardship of the strategic road network in England on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport. Valued at over £81 billion it carries a third of all road traffic in England and two thirds of all heavy freight traffic, providing a vital service to commerce and industry and to the lives of individuals and communities. Ramesh will provide an insight on the issues to asset managing this strategic road network.

17.00 Summary & Close
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