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Precast Week 2021

15 – 19 November

Decarbonisation Webinar
Day 1 – 15 Nov 2021

Speaker:
Elaine Toogood, Head of Architecture (MPA The Concrete Centre)

‘The drive towards lower carbon concrete’
An overview of current and evolving targets and requirements for embodied carbon data and the need for lower carbon concrete solutions. This presentation includes an overview of the UK Concrete and Cement Roadmap To Beyond Net Zero Carbon.

Speaker:
Aidan Fogarty, Quality Manager (Ecocem Ireland Ltd)

Decarbonising the Precast Sector with Innovative GGBS Technologies

Speaker:
Dr. Sid Pourfalah (Concrete 4 Change)

Transition to Net-Zero Precast Concrete

Speaker:
Dr. Michael Wise (Concrete 4 Change)

Transition to Net-Zero Precast Concrete!

Speaker:
James Morgan, Head of Marketing and Innovation (Forterra plc)

This presentation will cover decarbonising efforts at Foreterra, including a recent Government funded project with PCE Ltd and Akerlof where a wide range of solutions, involving concrete mixes and design solutions, were employed to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of precast concrete solutions by as much as 40%.

Reserve space at Session 1 - 11:30 – 13:00

Adaptation to Climate Change Webinar
Day 2 – 16 Nov 2021

Speaker:
Chris Griffiths, Head of Product Sustainability (Marshalls Plc)

Adaption to change in the Urban Climate

Speaker:
Elaine Toogood, Head of Architecture (MPA The Concrete Centre)

'Building in Climate Change Resilience using Concrete' This presentation will explore some of the ways in which the inherent performance of concrete can be used to meet the needs of our built environment to adapt to climate change.

Reserve space at Session 1 - 11:30 – 13:00

Precast Concrete in the Future Webinar
Day 3 – 17 Nov 2021

Speaker:
Lefteris Siamopoulos (Facades + Materials Design Consultants Ltd)

A hierarchy for embodied carbon reduction in facades

Speaker:
Mark Pniewski, Engineering Director (Thorp Precast)

Going Lean: Engineering the Performance of Precast Concrete Cladding for a Sustainable Future

Reserve space at Session 1 - 11:30 – 13:00

Achieving Green Building with Precast Webinar
Day 4 – 18 Nov 2021

Speaker:
Glen Rust (Laing O'Rourke)

Low Carbon Precast Concrete – Recent Innovations

Speaker:
Ismail Makda, Business Manager for Contractor & Precast Division (Trimble Solutions UK)

Designing Green Buildings Digitally

Speaker:
Chris Harrop OBE, Group Sustainability Director (Marshalls Plc)

Achieving a 'Green' Sustainable Built Environment

Reserve space at Session 1 - 11:30 – 13:00

Regional Circular Economy Webinar
Day 5 – 19 Nov 2021

Speaker:
Katherine Adams, PhD Researcher - Applying Circular Economy in Buildings (REusefully Ltd & Loughborough University)

Routemap for Zero Avoidable Waste in Construction

Speaker:
Gilli Hobbs, Sustainability and Circular Economy Advisor (REusefully Ltd)

Circular Economy & the Precast Concrete Industry

Speaker:
Julia Stegemann, Professor of Environmental Engineering (The Circular Economy Lab at University College London)

Circular Economy for Mineral-based Construction Materials

Reserve space at Session 1 - 11:30 – 13:00

British Precast is affiliated to the Mineral Products Association
Mineral Products Association (MPA) is the trade association for aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and silica sand industries.