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Luton Construction Forum – BIM Level 2 and Local Opportunities

Friday 24th March, 2023 at 8:30 am

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Luton Council are leading a Construction focused opportunity and BIM level 2 event on Friday 24th March from 8.30am at Arndale House, Luton. This event is free to local construction and related businesses and is designed to:

  • give businesses an understanding of BIM Level 2 and its importance
  • highlight contract opportunities for local businesses within Luton Council, BTS and partner projects
  • get information directly from primary contractors on Luton developments
  • help understanding how to work with Luton Council or within the supply chain
  • find out what support is available to businesses

Delegates will be able to hear from and meet with senior staff from:

  • Wilmott Dixon the primary contractors on the new “The Stage” development in Luton Town Centre, part funded by UK  Government’s Levelling Up Fund
  • Kier the main contractors on the extension of the Luton and Dunstable Hospital Extension
  • BTS Luton Council’s building maintenance and property Services business
  • Luton Council’s Procurement and Economic Development teams

This event is designed to give businesses an understanding of BIM Level 2 and its importance.  Additionally highlighting opportunities for local businesses through upcoming Luton Council led projects, other local developments and how to get involved.

Key Details:

Event: Luton Construction Forum: BIM Level 2 and Local Opportunities

Date: Friday 24th March 2023

Times: 8.30am to 12:40pm

Venue: 2nd Floor, Arndale House, The Mall, Luton, LU1 2LJ

Further details:

A full agenda can be found below

Register:

To register email fergus.mclardy@luton.gov.uk including contact details for each individual attendee (maximum two per business). Please note that places are limited and will be given on a first come first served basis. 

Agenda

8.30am: Networking Breakfast

Tea, coffee and pastries will be served

 9am: Welcome and introduction

9.10am: BIM Level 2 Workshop

Luis Cadete, Project Design and Delivery Manager, Luton Council

  • What is BIM level 2 and why is it important
  • How can you attain it and the support available
  • The journey so far and where we are heading

10am: Panel Discussion – BIM Level 2 and the Local Opportunity

Panel Members:

  • Paul Spurgeon, Health Sector Lead South, Kier Health (Luton and Dunstable Hospital Extension)
  • TBC, Wilmott Dixon (The Stage Development, Luton Town Centre)
  • Luis Cadete, Project Design and Delivery Manager, BTS

Chaired by Fergus McLardy, Programme Manager, Community Wealth Building, Luton Council

10.40am: Q&A – Questions will be taken from the floor

 10.50am: Networking Break

Tea and Coffee to be served

11:10am: Break outs: Council Officers and Partners will be available to discuss

  • BIM Level 2
  • Procurement
  • Local Developments and Opportunities
  • Business Support and the Good Business Charter
  • Training, skills and apprenticeships

 11:50 Understanding Local Authority Procurement, Supply Chains and How to Bid

Caroline Sturman, Procurement Manager, Luton Borough Council

 12.20: Business Support and the Good Business Charter

Fergus McLardy, Programme Manager, Community Wealth Building, Luton Council

12:40: Close

Details

Date:
Friday 24th March, 2023
Time:
8:30 am - 12:40 pm
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