Direction Group Dinner & Meeting

18 - 19 June 2019 , ENCON, BINARY PARK, CHOATS RD, BARKING, DAGEHNAM RM9 6RJ

Direction Group Dinner

18 June 2019

7.30pm

Location: Wahaca, 6 Montfichet Rd, London E20 1GL

Direction Group Meeting

Theme: International manufacturing and supply opportunities and challenges

19 June 2019

9.30am – 1pm

Location: Encon, Binary Park, Choats Rd, Dagenham RM9 6RG

Parking available

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Agenda

09.30: Registration and Networking

10.00: Welcome and Introductions

10.10: Presentations:

Department for International Trade – Dennis McGlynn, Investment Adviser

Accessing Global Market Opportunities: DIT’s Role in Promoting Exports and Attracting Inward Investment to support the Growth of the UK Offsite Construction Sector.

WSPJane Richards, Head of Discipline – new member introduction

  • short introduction
  • WSP & our Global Rethinking Offsite Campaign
  • Brief case studies

Solibri – Andrew Bellerby, Managing Director – Get an insight into the world of Model Checking and how Solibri bring quality control and assurance to digital design and construction processes. See how the UK & Ireland compare to the rest of Europe in the uptake of building information model checking processes

11.10: comfort break

11.40: HORS-SITE Construction – Pascal Chazal, CEO

Pascal will talk about:

  • European Appetite for bringing Offsite innovations and systems into the UK
  • Update on the growth in popularity of Offsite (MMC) in France and opportunities that may present to our members

12.15: Hubs update

12.30: Encon – Chris Barlow, Product Development Director – To demonstrate the pivotal role distribution plays within the supply chain for offsite. Showing how we can add value and open opportunities for contractors and working closely with manufacturers.

12.50: AOB

13.00: Lunch followed by a tour of the East London distribution warehouse and an opportunity to peruse the exhibition space

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