The only specialist event of its kind, Focus on Framing provides a solution for construction professionals looking to gain a greater understanding of the latest advances and best practise principles from sector experts.
Through informative speakers and case study presentations the conference will focus on the fast-track non-combustible solutions that are having a significant impact delivering outstanding buildings across all construction sectors. Architects, Engineers, Specifiers and Developers are looking for ways to reduce environmental impact – as the most recycled material on the planet, this event will bring to the fore steel’s sustainability credentials.
See the 2024 Speaker Programme below!
Ben Towe – Group Managing Director, Hadley Group
Andrew Way – Associate Director, SCI
Anastasia Stella – Associate Consultant (Sustainability), Waterman Group
Tim Sims – Partner, Rider Levett Bucknall
Tim is a chartered safety professional with over 24 years of health, safety, fire, quality and environmental consultancy experience providing leadership on complex projects up to £500m. He has excellent knowledge of health and safety legislation, specialising within the built environment and fire sectors. Tim has provided a wide range of compliance programme support to clients across a broad spectrum of business and sectors. He delivers service excellence to his clients on high profile and ‘flagship’ projects across the UK.
Paul Scott – Partner, Trowers and Hamlins
Patrick Hayes – Technical Director, Institution of Structural Engineers
Patrick is Technical Director at the Institution of Structural Engineers. He leads in the areas of climate action, computational design and structural safety. He oversees the management of the CROSS-Reporting Scheme on structural and fire safety. He has senior level oversight into all IStructE’s technical activity. He leads the Institution’s Building Safety Act initiative. This involves assessing the needs of members to meet the requirements of The Act and working with other PEI’s to produce guidance. He was previously Head of Structures and Board Director at Meinhardt UK and Head of DfMA for Meinhardt Group. Patrick has been an engineer since 1988 and chartered since 1993. Patrick has designed structures in both the UK and overseas. His experience covers schools, universities, laboratories, commercial, residential and mixed-use developments. He has led designs of buildings in steel, concrete, pre-stressed concrete and traditional materials. He has also designed bridges and civil engineering infrastructure.