The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.

New Thinking, Responsible Actions – Grenfell, Construction Professionals Respond

Following the fire, the Hackitt Report was commissioned as an independent review of building regulations and fire safety. The report exposed systemic failures in the construction industry and stated that the current building regulatory system is "not fit for purpose". The recently published interim report, ‘Raising the bar’, by the Industry Response Group, raised many questions about the competence levels within our industry. Until now relatively little has been said about one of the most fundamental questions of all, how do we improve industry competence and culture?

The event will address how the industry, both locally and nationally, with specific reference to construction professionals can practically address the necessary improvements to industry competence and culture.

Speakers Include:

  • Dame Judith Hackitt DBE
  • Graham Watts OBE, Chief Executive, CIC
  • Professor John Cole CBE, Architect and chaired the Independent Inquiry  and wrote the ‘Report into the Construction of Edinburgh Schools’
  • Paul Hyett, Director, Vickery Sports Architecture

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic this will be a virtual conference event, to be held over two
sessions on the 4th May 2021 and 11th May 2021 from 11.30am – 1pm.

The cost to attend both sessions is £50.00 and Full time students can attend for free.

For further information or to register please click here.