Conference Programme Announced

The Conference features over 90 speakers. Lively and authoritative, it’s THE professional gathering for everyone involved in delivering and managing education facilities now, and for the future.

2 days of informative content with three conference streams:

  • Schools
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Asset Management & Maintenance

Day 1: 1 November

Schools

09:00

General 1

Registration & Exhibition Visit

10:00

2017 Schools D1

Keynote Presentation

  • Mike Green Director of Capital - Education & Skills Funding Agency

10:35

2017 Schools D1

Keynote Presentation: School Estate Management – What Does “Good” Look Like?

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This is a joint EFA Capital presentation by Catherine Jenkins, Head of Capital Efficiency and Capability and Victoria Baker, Head of Strategic Projects and Casework. The presentation will outline the ...

  • View full profile for Victoria BakerVictoria Baker Head of Strategic Projects and Casework - Education Funding Agency Capital Group
  • Catherine Jenkins Head of Capital Efficiency and Capability - Education & Skills Funding Agency Capital Group

11:00

General 1

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

11:45

2017 Schools D1

Designing for Learning in Urban Contexts

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This presentation will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with designing learning environments in city centre locations. At a time when colleges are undergoing Area Reviews and univer...

Chairman

12:05

2017 Schools D1

Opportunities for School Sites – In an Urban Setting

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KSS Director Lee Nightingale will describe the challenges and issues of incorporating education facilities in mixed-use schemes. Cannon Road is KSS’s latest mixed-use scheme to complete and forms pa...

12:25

2017 Schools D1

The School Sites Challenge – Design and Build Implications

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One of the key challenges for current and future school buildings programmes is the identification and acquisition of suitable school sites, to the extent that the Department for Education has now set...

12:45

General 1

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

14:00

2017 Schools D1

Delivering Top Mark Schools

  • Caroline Buckingham Vice President Practice and Profession - Royal Institute of British Architects

14:20

2017 Schools D1

New School in the Green Belt – How We Did It

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THE CHALLENGE The King's School in Macclesfield currently operates from its historic home of two split sites in either side of Macclesfield. Its strategic vision has been to relocate to a new, more ef...

14:40

2017 Schools D1

Designing for Efficiency

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A recent report by Scape warned that we need 2,122 new schools by 2020. With this equating to building two new schools a day, a huge challenge lies ahead for our industry. With funding unlikely to ris...

  • View full profile for Paul GottPaul Gott Practice Team Leader, Architecture - Atkins

15:00

2017 Schools D1

Achieving an “Outstanding” Level of Consistency Across the Tauheedul Estate

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The Tauheedul Education Trust is a growing chain of aspirational schools which are delivering the highest of standards for pupils. The Trust has an ambitious vision - nurturing today's young people, i...

  • View full profile for David HollandDavid Holland Executive Director: Capital Programmes - Tauheedul Education Trust
  • View full profile for Robert PatersonRobert Paterson Senior Project Manager - Turner & Townsend

15:20

2017 Schools D1

Innovation in Optimising Factory Completed School Buildings

15:40

General 1

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit

16:15

2017 Schools D1

Building Across the UK

Colleges & Universities

09:00

General 2

Registration & Exhibition Visit

10:00

2017 C&U D1

Keynote Presentation: Excellence with a Purpose

  • Iain Garfield Head of Estate Planning and Development - Newcastle University

11:00

General 2

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

11:45

2017 C&U D1

Designing the Next Super-College

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Current financial pressures are leading to an increasing number of schools and colleges being encouraged to merge, freeing up land and maximising value of services through sharing facilities rather th...

12:05

2017 C&U D1

Delivering Efficiency Across Estates and Facilities

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The Further Education sector is set for a major transformation over the coming years as a result of the area reviews announced by the Skills Minister in 2015. The Government expects the area reviews t...

12:45

General 2

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

14:00

2017 C&U D1

Procurement Panel

15:20

General 2

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit

15:40

2017 C&U D1

Universities and the Physical Brand

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What is the link between institutional setting and institutional brand? How does physical environment impact upon the long-term success of a university? How can a positive physical brand be created? D...

16:00

2017 C&U D1

How to Compete in a Global Market – a Case Study

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With the expectation to provide a world-class facility ever more important in a competitive global marketplace Universities are commissioning a new wave of innovative, landmark education buildings. Th...

16:20

2017 C&U D1

Designing Out The Challenges

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How can design address the challenges currently faced by the university community? Using the Spark building at Southampton Solent University as a case study we will explore how both a collaborative de...

  • Osama Kahn Director of Learning and Teaching - Southampton Solent University
  • Ian Pratt Director - Scott Brownrigg

16:40

2017 C&U D1

Transforming a Campus whilst Balancing the Books

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The University of Huddersfield is on a journey of academic transformation which has necessitated a parallel transformation of its Estate. The business process is driven by three I’s. Innovative, Ins...

  • Colin Blair MBE Director of Estates and Facilities - University of Huddersfield

17:00

2017 C&U D1

Bournemouth University

  • Jim Andrews Chief Operating Officer - Bournemouth University
  • Stuart Laird Director of Estates - Bournemouth University

Asset Management & Maintenance

09:00

General 3

Registration & Exhibition Visit

11:00

General 3

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

12:45

General 3

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

14:00

2017 AMM D1

Asset Management Through Information Management

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Asset management relies on knowing the details of the assets that are being managed. The need to effectively define and manage the delivery of information is critical to achieving this. Whilst a lot h...

14:20

2017 AMM D1

Deploying a Digital Approach to Asset Management and Risk Management In The University Sector

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Universities are facing increasing operational uncertainties brought about by - Brexit, Student Visas, The incoming Teaching Excellence Framework etc. all having a potential impact on student numbers ...

14:40

2017 AMM D1

A Digital Estate: How Big? How Many? Where? & BIM Models – What To Do With Them After Handover?

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Estates records are often incomplete, with inconsistent operations and maintenance information, siloed in multiple IT systems, CDs, spreadsheets and on paper. Taken across various estates departments ...

  • Mark Stodgell Associate Director - Professional Construction Strategies Group

15:00

2017 AMM D1

Multi-Representation-Multi-Reality as a Means for Placing Users at the Heart of the DBMM Cycle

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This presentation explores the relationship between forms of representation, different realities and their ability to meet the requirements of different stakeholders - including end users - involved i...

  • Prof Ben Hicks Head of Engineering Systems and Design - University of Bristol

15:20

General 3

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit

16:00

2017 AMM D1

Designing for Manufacture in Education

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It is our belief that the future of construction needs to harness the digital asset that is the Building Information Model (BIM) and optimise designs so that Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA)...

  • View full profile for Mark AdeyMark Adey Director - The Fairhursts Design Group

16:20

2017 AMM D1

The Importance of the Well-Designed External School Environment

Day 2: 2 November

Schools

09:00

General 1

Registration & Exhibition Visit

10:00

2017 Schools D2

Keynote Presentation

  • View full profile for Keith WallerKeith Waller Senior Adviser - Infrastructure Projects Authority

10:35

2017 Schools D2

Procurement Panel Discussion

11:00

General 1

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

11:45

2017 Schools D2

Inside Learning – a Participatory App for Researching the Effectiveness of School Environments

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Our current knowledge of school building design in relation to its effects on learning is not well developed. This is due to the complex nature of the environments, lack of consensus about criteria fo...

12:05

2017 Schools D2

Designing Efficient Performing Arts Spaces in Modern Buildings

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Modern school buildings represent a triumph of functional design with many being commendable architectural achievements in their own right. Compared to buildings of yesteryear, the facilities, occupan...

12:25

2017 Schools D2

The Science Centre, Uppingham School

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"A masterpiece of science and how it should look in the future". This is the reaction Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys FRS, who discovered DNA, had upon touring the new Science Centre at Uppingham school. ...

13:15

General 1

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

14:15

2017 Schools D2

Designing Educational Spaces for Young People with Autism

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Our current knowledge of school building design in relation to its effects on learning is not well developed. This is due to the complex nature of the environments, lack of consensus about criteria fo...

14:35

2017 Schools D2

Designing Knockroon

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Knockroon Learning and Enterprise Centre will be one of the largest schools in Europe when complete in 2019. Sheppard Robson are leading the design team for this innovative all-through school includin...

14:55

2017 Schools D2

How Can You Get the Social Value Your Project Deserves?

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The Social Value Act 2013 requires people who commission public services to think about how they can also secure wider social, economic and environmental benefits. They need to think whether the servi...

15:15

2017 Schools D2

How Schools can Create Cohesive Communities

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Schools form the heart of our communities and have the potential to contribute toward creating a more cohesive society if designed to allow the wider communities to share and benefit from facilities. ...

15:30

General 1

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit

Colleges & Universities

09:00

General 2

Registration & Exhibition Visit

10:00

2017C&U D2

Keynote Presentation

11:00

General 2

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

13:00

General 2

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

14:00

2017C&U D2

Coventry University Science and Health Building – Supporting New Science Pedagogical Methodologies

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Coventry University's new state-of-the-art Science and Health Building, designed by Broadway Malyan, forms part of the University's new city centre Health and Life Sciences Quadrant. Scheduled to comp...

  • Rob Talliss Group Director of Estate Development - Coventry University
  • Mark Evans Associate Director - Broadway Malyan
  • Neil Rose Board Director - Broadway Malyan

14:20

2017C&U D2

Delivering Efficient Laboratories

14:40

2017C&U D2

Planning for Change

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Colleges and Universities are always needing to adapt and respond to changing demands from staff and students, particularly in today's competitive environment. Making changes to a campus whilst mainta...

15:00

2017C&U D2

Harnessing the Power of Place-Making and Public Realm

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Most UK universities are not yet developing their estates with regard to place or context and are not yet harnessing the power of public realm. This jeopardises their ability to compete in a global en...

15:30

General 2

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit

Asset Management & Maintenance

09:00

General 3

Registration & Exhibition Visit

10:00

2017 AMM D2

Keynote Presentation

  • Mike Green Director of Capital - Education & Skills Funding Agency

10:30

2017 AMM D2

Exemplar Estate Management

  • Paul Kingsmore Director of Services - Manchester Metropolitan University

11:00

General 3

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

11:45

2017 AMM D2

Sustainable, Intelligent Electric Buildings for Education Estates

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Just under 40% of CO2 emissions are caused by transportation and just over 40% are due to the built environment. In transportation, Tesla and other enlightened automotive businesses are driving the t...

12:20

2017 AMM D2

Trust Me I’m An Engineer – With Lots of Data

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How do you know the design solution being put forward for your building is as good as it can be? Historically an engineer/designer will take what they know and develop it to meet your needs learning f...

13:00

General 3

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

14:00

2017 AMM D2

Developing an Updated Carbon Management Plan for the University of Cambridge

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Approach to understanding energy use across a whole portfolio now and in the future Methods to reduce energy use, and their relative cost effectiveness Benefits of stakeholder consultation in preparin...

  • View full profile for Andrew CrippsAndrew Cripps Regional DIrector - AECOM with Cambridge University

14:20

2017 AMM D2

Multi Academy Trust Asset Management Model from SAT to MAT

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Due Diligence- the options, the risk and the rewards Growing the MAT beyond Condition Improvement Fund access and preparing for the School Condition Allowance model The value of investing in costed pl...

15:30

General 3

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit