LONDON, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
CIBSE , the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers has announced that CIBSE President, David Fisk will be opening the official CIBSE Conference 2012 on 10th and 11th October 2012. Taking place at London Olympia the official CIBSE Conference 2012 forms part of Building Services - The CIBSE Conference & Exhibition and provides the perfect platform for the industry to share knowledge, the latest thinking and new technological innovations, as well as discuss future market trends and the strategies that will enable them to drive their business forward.
The conference programme has been developed in conjunction with the CIBSE Conference Working Party and is based on research carried out with the industry via surveys, interviews and meetings. Justin Snoxall, Head of the Business Group, British Land and member of CIBSE Conference Working Party stated ''Creating an event for the industry by the industry will enable The CIBSE Conference to keep ahead of the curve and deliver the business and knowledge platform the building services sector needs.''
Alongside CIBSE President, David Fisk, the CIBSE Conference 2012 will see internationally renowned experts deliver a top-quality, content-rich programme focusing on core business challenges. These experts include:
- Paul Morrell OBE, Chief Construction Adviser, HM government
- Akhtar Hussain, Director, Building Engineering, AECOM
- Sarah Cary, Sustainability Executive, BritishLand
- Robin Nicholson, CBE Senior Partner, Edward Cullinan Architects
- Craig Sparrow, Head of Green Business & Technology, Skanska UK
- Neil Billett, Partner and London Office Managing Director, Buro Happold
- Patrick Bellew, Prinicpal, Atelier Ten
Set to attract senior managers and decision makers from across the built environment the event offers delegates interactive debates, discussions and roundtable workshops and aims to facilitate networking and discussion for the entire building services supply chain. Delegates will also receive valuable insights from local and international case studies as well as an in-depth understanding of Soft Landings and an assessment of the costs of benefits of BIM, allowing attendees to maximise learning during the event. In addition to the educational value of the conference, there are networking opportunities built into the programme, and a catered lunch networking session allowing face-to-face time for senior managers from across the industry to facilitate discussion and new business connections.
Notes for Editors:
CIBSE, The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers received its Royal Charter in 1976. It is the professional body that exists to: 'support the Science, Art and Practice of building services engineering, by providing our members and the public with fi rst class information and education services and promoting the spirit of fellowship which guides our work.' CIBSE is the standard setter and authority on building services engineering. It publishes Guidance and Codes which are internationally recognised as authoritative, and sets the criteria for best practice in the profession. The Institution speaks for the profession and so is consulted by government on matters relating to construction, engineering and sustainability. It is represented on major bodies and organisations which govern construction and engineering occupations in the UK, Europe and worldwide. For more information visit http://www.cibse.org
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