Seminar & Networking Event – Manchester 10th December 2019

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hotel Football
Old Trafford, 99 Sir Matt Busby Way
M16 0SZ

Where are you on your digital construction journey?

Research by McKinsey Global Institute reveals that the Construction Industry is among the least digitised.

Whether you are mid journey or about to set out, one thing is for sure – companies that successfully manage and adopt digital transformation will benefit from competitive advantage.

RedSky is hosting a Seminar & Networking Event for Construction and Contracting companies in your area on Tuesday 10th December with “business transformation” as the theme.

Attending this event will give you an opportunity to network with companies from the construction sector that are both utilising and reviewing the latest digital technologies.

Our speakers are experts in developing and applying strategies to gain competitive advantage through the adoption of digital technologies across operations, including:

  • Data collection on Mobile devices
  • Business Analytics
  • Supply chain collaboration
  • On site collaboration using mobile BIM

Format: Each session includes 10 minutes Q&A.

9.00:      Morning rolls & coffee

9.50:      Introduction – Chris Winson

10:00     KEY NOTE – Improving supply chain collaboration – Rob Driscoll

Rob Driscoll  – Deputy Director, Business Policy and Practice at ECA (Excellence in Electrotechnical and Engineering Services). Qualified solicitor and mediator, Rob has worked in private practice and in-house extensively within the construction and FM arenas

As well as judging numerous industry awards, Rob is a SME Business Advisor to the Cabinet Office/Crown Commercial Services and, in addition to his legal and commercial activity, he is an active proponent of digital transformation in the construction industry having co-founded the Process Innovation Forum. Rob has also represented the sector on the Government Carillion liaison group, JCT BIM Group, CIC BIM liability group Build UK: Payment Group, Retentions Group, Retentions Deposit Scheme Group, Contracts Group, CBI and SEC Group.

10.45:    Starting the journey – Brendan Magill

How to start and develop a strategic plan

Brendan Magill: Chartered IT Professional with 30 years’ experience primarily construction focused. Recognised for his award winning strategic plans to improve how things are done. 

11:15:    Managing the delivery journey – Glyn Hughes

Management of cost, risk and schedule along with liaison between different departments, locations and the supplier is essential for successful delivery of business benefits

Glyn Hughes: Experienced Project and Delivery manager having implemented IT based change projects in major utility, construction and maintenance environments.

11.45:   Coffee

12:00:    Lose the paper – find the data – Mo Dawood

The science of capturing data – then doing something with it – success stories

Mo Dawood: 12 years hands on delivering change projects that made a difference with positive ROI

12.30:    Collaboration on site using mobile BIM – Ole Kristian Kvarsvik

Connecting production to design processes though a BIM based collaboration platform. A Common Data Environment available on site and at your fingertips. Eliminate errors. Minimise waste. Improve cost. Helps teams focus. Mitigate risk.

Ole Kristian Kvarsvik: Managing Director at Rendra AS

13:00     Networking Lunch

14.00     Close

We very much hope you can join us for what we hope will be an informative and thought-provoking session.


RedSky & PayApps – improving supply chain collaboration together

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