Roundtable reports

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    Roundtable: Plotting the route to net zero carbon


    Industry experts discuss the challenges of banishing carbon emissions, from how to deliver green schemes affordably, to what clients want, and the action government needed. Sponsored by the STA

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    Roundtable: Attracting the next generation

    2019-12-06T06:00:00Z Sponsored by

    There clearly needs to be a push to draw young talent into construction. So, how can the industry go about improving its image?

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    Roundtable: Building smart

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z Sponsored by

    Construction and property industry experts shared their views on the potential of smart buildings and how these opportunities might be realised

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    Roundtable: Sell the benefits

    2019-09-05T05:00:00Z Sponsored by

    Convincing clients to use digital technology and implementing new ways of working can be complex — so how should we digitalise?

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    Roundtable: Gathering speed - the future of infrastructure

    2019-07-12T13:39:00Z Sponsored by

    As Londoners’ views on the city’s infrastucture were revealed in a new report, industry experts gathered to discuss the future of infrastructure

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    Roundtable: Striving for quality in construction


    Standards in construction clearly need to be raised – so how can the industry go about improving quality, and how exactly do we define it? Hamish Champ reports on a roundtable by the STA

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    Roundtable: The way forward for fire safety

    2018-10-12T06:00:00Z By Debika Ray, Rockwool

    Industry professionals discuss their verdict on Hackitt’s fire safety recommendations, with tougher sanctions, responsibility and a potential Joint Combined Authority in the spotlight. 

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    Roundtable: digitally inclined

    2018-09-07T10:46:00Z Sponsored by

    Technology has yet to fully filter through to many parts of the construction process. Debika Ray reports on a roundtable by Bluebeam discussing how to motivate companies to digitalise 

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    Reinventing construction: how does the industry keep up?

    2018-07-10T11:01:00Z By Debika Ray, Ryder Architecture

    At Ryder Architecture’s launch of the Reinvention for an Exceptional Construction Industry campaign, some of the industry’s key voices discussed the steps we need to take to transform the industry.

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    Roundtable: Universal BIM

    2018-06-22T07:24:00Z By Debika Ray,

    BIM takeup is still increasing, but is the construction industry using it to its full potential? And how can all of the teams across a project be encouraged to do so?

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    A safer future

    2018-06-01T06:00:00Z Sponsored by The Business Sprinkler Alliance, by Debika Ray

    As the Hackitt report publishes its findings on building regulations and fire safety, a panel put together by the Business Sprinkler Alliance discusses what needs to change to prevent another Grenfell disaster

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    Fire risk: are we asking the right questions?

    2017-12-18T11:51:00Z Sponsored by The Business Sprinkler Alliance

    Fire prevention in commercial buildings is crucial, but what is the most effective way to ensure risks are minimised? Experts at a round table discussion debated the question

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    Roundtable event - going digital: why not?

    2017-12-08T07:00:00Z By David Blackman,

    A recent report by the Global Industry Council has identified a number of challenges to the adoption of new technologies in the construction industry. Building and construction software expert Aconex gathered representatives from across the sector to discuss first-hand experience of these issues and how they are best overcome.

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    What a difference a building makes


    Our roundtable of industry experts explores optimising wellbeing in the work place

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    What’s the hold up?


    Our roundtable of industry experts explores how those still dragging their heels can be persuaded to get on board with BIM