30 November 2023 , Lighthouse, Unit 2, Tinsley Industrial Estate, Shepcote Lane, Sheffield, S9 1TS Add to calendar

In a spectacular showcase of innovation and excellence, the BOPAS Forum and Factory Tour took centre stage at the newly refurbished Lighthouse premises. With over 80 delegates from the offsite/MMC sectors in attendance, the event left an indelible mark on the landscape of modern construction.

A heartfelt commendation goes to the diligent Lighthouse team, who orchestrated a venue transformation that dazzled attendees. The deadline for the Forum was met with precision, and the entire event, including a seamless factory tour, unfolded flawlessly. The Lighthouse crew’s commitment to excellence was palpable and truly appreciated by all in attendance.

Presentations from the day can be accessed here.



10:00 Registration and networking

10:30 Introduction to LIGHTHOUSE

Karen Shanks, Strategy and Business Transformation Director, Lighthouse

10:45 Offsite Conversations that Count

Katie Rudin, Consultant, Akerloff

11:05 Panel Session: The Challenges and Opportunities for Offsite to Achieve mainstream status

Panel members:

Andrew Smith, Director, Savills

Paul Broadhead, Head of Mortgage Policy, BSA

Eva Magnisali, CEO, DataForm Lab

Karen Shanks, Director, LIGHTHOUSE

Jeff Maxted, Technical Director, BLP TIS

Ray Tierney, Director, Housing, Commercial Banking, Lloyd’s Banking Group

12:00 Buildoffsite’s Latest Research Project: How using performance specifications in construction projects is key to unlocking innovation and moving to net zero

Sam Hopkins, Associate – Building Engineering, Off-site Manufacturing & MMC, Arup

12:10 BOPAS certificate presentations

BOPAS Partners

12:20 Q&A and Interactive discussions

12:30 Lunch and networking

13:00 Factory tour

13:45 Refreshments and networking

14:00 Forum concludes


Additional Information


Please register online to secure your place. If you are experiencing issues registering online, please contact us on 07933 181 765 or email our Customer Services team. Joining instructions will be sent 10 days before the event.

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Further information For further information on BOPAS accreditation and other services, please contact:

Telephone: 07890 893 600

Email: Elaine Ramsay