Study Day 2018 – Collaboration

Book your place at the Study Day here.

Early Bird deadline has been extended until Wednesday 13th June 2018. 

The SPACES Study Day 2018 will be hosted by Mike Shaw, President of SPACES and Professor Tom Jefferies, Head of Manchester School of Architecture on Friday 15th June.

After last year’s extremely successful sell out event, this year’s study day theme is ‘Collaboration in the Public Sector’. Throughout the day we will explore the relevance and importance of ‘Collaborative Working’ and how it enables all parties involved on a project to efficiently and effectively deliver client outcomes, including value for money. Supported by key speakers/organisations and case studies, the day will explore the theme from different perspectives.

The Keynote presentation will be given by Robin Tuddenham, Chief Executive Calderdale Council on behalf of SOLACE Society of Local Authority Chief Executives.

Followed by

  • Cabinet Office Alex Lubbock, Head of Digital Construction, Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) on Collaboration and Infrastructure.
  • Ministry of Justice Anna Evans, PETP Construction Programme Director, Ministry of Justice UK, and Bryden Wood Jaimie Johnston, Director and Head of Global Systems on How R&D impacts through platforms across building types

A debate on Learning from Schools – Why building performance matters, will be hosted by the CIBSE School Design Group, led by Ann Bodkin, Head of Design Intelligence, Education and Skills Funding Agency, with a panel including Helen Taylor Director of Practice Scott Brownrigg and RIBA Council, Joe Jack Williams, Researcher, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and CIBSE School Design Group, Sarah Morris, Interim Director, Property, Commissioning, Communities and Policy, Derbyshire County Council and former President of SCALA and SPACES.

The day will be interspersed with workshops from:

  • Microsoft Teamwork with Microsoft 365, Levente Nagy, Product Marketing Manager for Microsoft 365 Customer Success,
  • Haverstock Designing for the Police: collaborative working and PFI, Claire Barton, Partner and Kate McGechan, Senior Architect
  • BSI BS11000 – The Collaboration British Standard, Kieran Parkinson
  • Faithful+Gould Collaboration of Conservation Buildings, Richard Stocking, Regional Director, Head of Conservation & Heritage
  • Faulkner Brown The Word, a case study in collaborative design (winner of last year’s Civic Building of the Year), Steve McIntyre, Partner
  • MACE The Grenfell replacement school replaced in nine weeks, James Mangat, Project Manager
  • IES Updates on policy and building performance codes; Part L, BB101, BREEAM and more, Dr. Naghman Khan, Business Development Manager
  • Atkins, member of the SNC-Lavalin Group Discussion around modular construction, James Bourne, Operations Director
  • Rock Townsend Holy Trinity School and Residential project – innovative learning and living solution for the 21st Century city, Mark Gabbey, Partner
  • Pick Everard Objective Collaboration – Alliancing  Gary Buick, Director and Andrew Almond, Partner,
  • Willmott Dixon Manchester University Collaboration Project – A dissection of the approach and relationships between the Client, Design Team and Contractor, Simon Atkinson and Phil Young. 

Summing up for the Day will be from Andrew Rowe, Vice-President of SPACES.

As well as opportunities to network and discuss with colleagues from both public and private sector and across the UK.

Sponsors for the day are: Atkins member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, Bryden Wood, Faithful+Gould, IES, Mace, Pick Everard and Willmott Dixon. 

The day before there will be a visit to the Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD) followed by networking and dinner at the Whitworth Gallery.

There is also the opportunity to visit the Degree Show, that is running at the Manchester School of Architecture from the 9th to the 20th June at the Manchester School of Architecture (very near MECD).

Specific details for the day are available here.

The cost for tickets are:

Type Early Bird Cost after 28th May
Public Sector (Local Authority/Government) £75.00+VAT £85.00+VAT
Members (non public sector) £100+VAT £150+VAT
Non members (non public sector) £150+VAT £200+VAT
Pre Study Day meal (public sector) £25+VAT £25+VAT
Pre Study Day meal (non public sector) £33.33+VAT £33.33+VAT
Tour Free Free

Early Bird deadline has been extended until Wednesday 13th June 2018.  

Tickets for retired members are available on request from the SPACES Manager.

Tickets will be available from Wednesday 4th April 2018 and can be booked here.

Information on the 2017 Study Day can be found here.