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ConstructionAM 2022

Advanced Materials for Construction

26 – 27 April 2022
Manchester UK

With the construction market being one of the largest in the world, the industry continues to develop, looking for materials to enable innovative designs for projects or to offer novel solutions to challenge industry specifications and standards.

Advanced Materials for Construction 2022 brings together clients, contractors, designers, material suppliers, innovators and investors.

The attendees, sponsors and organisers have one key objective; to deliver the best possible opportunities and outcomes for the Advanced Materials industry.

CONSTRUCTION AM – DAY 1

Programme day 2
Registration, Networking & Welcome

08:30 – 09:05
Registration, Exhibition and Networking
Grab a coffee, introduce yourself to fellow delegates, browse the exhibitions and get prepared for the day ahead.

09:05- 09:10
Opening Address & Welcome
Hear from the conference organisers about what’s to come.

• 09:10 – 09:40
Advanced Materials in Infrastructure: Opening Keynote

Construction - Neil FarmerNeil Farmer
Executive Director, Tony Gee & Partners
Infrastructure Applications of FRP Composites: The Vision and the Reality

Advanced Materials in Infrastructure

• 09:40 – 10:10
Jonathan Howard
GRP Business Development Manager, Dura Composites
New Substructure Design & Install at Robroyston Station 

• 10:10 – 10:40
Julien Sellier
Founder & Managing Director, STRUCTeam
Applying a Multimaterials Approach Within the Construction Sector to Reduce Emissions & Deliver Value 

• 10:40- 11:10
TBC

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits

• 11:10 – 11:40
Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits
Take the opportunity to browse the exhibits whilst enjoying a quick drink and snack to help you through your day.

Advanced Materials for the Smart Future

• 11:40 – 12:10
Gregoire Beauduin
Business Developer, Com&Sens
Structural Load Monitoring of Smart Structures with Robust Fibre Optic Sensing Technologies 

• 12:10 – 12:40
Graeme Jones 
Managing Director, C-Probe Systems
Use of Smart Additives in Low Carbon AACM Concrete to Control Corrosion of Steel in Structures for Indefinite Service Life 

• 12:40 – 13:10
Ivica Kolvaric 
Head of Department, Functional Materials, Fraunhofer IPA
Ultra Durable and Interactive Surfaces for Buildings  

Lunch, Networking & Exhibits

• 13:10 – 14:10
Lunch, Networking & Exhibits
Enjoy a buffet lunch whilst perusing the exhibits.

Sustainability & The Circular Economy Part 1

• 14:10 – 14:40
Steve Barbour
Managing Director, Composite Braiding
The 15 Minute Light Weight Structural Beam: New Decarbonisation Options for Construction 

• 14:40 – 15:10
Alma Sottile
Materials Engineer, Rebelleon
Environmental and Social Value Consideration Within the Construction Industry 

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits

• 15:10 – 15:30
Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits
Take the opportunity to browse the exhibits whilst enjoying a quick drink and snack to help you through your day.

The Future of Construction

• 15:30 – 16:15
Neil Appleton
Construction Lead, National Composites Centre
Future of Construction – Current Landscape, Trends and Emergent Technologies 

• 16:15 – 17:30
Tour of the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC)
Optional tour of the GEIC, Manchester University’s world-class, multi-million-pound engineering centre which provides industry-led development in graphene applications, bringing real-world products to market.
Places are limited and must be pre-booked. Please contact a member of the Fluency team at info@fluency-group.com

Drinks Reception and Conference Dinner

• 19:00 – 23:00
Drinks and Conference Dinner at the Pendulum Hotel.
Limited numbers available, so book early to avoid disappointment.

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CONSTRUCTION AM – DAY 2

Programme day 1
Registration, Networking & Welcome

09:00 – 09:30
Registration, Exhibition and Networking
Grab a coffee, introduce yourself to fellow delegates, browse the exhibitions and get prepared for the day ahead.

• 09:30 – 10:00
Advanced Materials – Innovation and Performance: Keynote

Miguel Escallon & Ahmad Kamara
Senior Bridge Designer, Knight Architects & Senior Design Engineer, Network Rail
The Flow Bridge – Design, Engineering and Materiality 

Innovative Advanced Materials Part 1

• 10:00 – 10:30
Craig Dawson
Applications Manager; Construction, Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC)
TBC

• 10:30 – 11:00
Ari Hokkanen
CTO, Finnester Coatings
A New Approach to Protecting Composites from Fire for the Construction Sector 

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits

• 11:00 – 11:30
Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits
Take the opportunity to browse the exhibits whilst enjoying a quick drink and snack to help you through your day.

Innovative Advanced Materials Part 2

• 11:30 – 12:00
Gert De Roover 

Segment Owner BCI, Exel Composites
Composites and Building/Infrastructure; A Promising Marriage 

• 12:00 – 12:30
Neil Gray

Business Development Manager, Technical Fibre Products
TFP Tecnofire- Applications in Building & Construction

Lunch, Networking & Exhibits

• 12:30 – 13:30
Lunch, Networking & Exhibits
Enjoy a buffet lunch whilst perusing the exhibits.

Sustainability & The Circular Economy Part 2

• 13:30 – 14:00
Jen Hill
Commercial Director, Longworth Engineering
Composites Circularity in Construction

Advanced Materials in Industrial & Civil Applications

• 14:00 – 14:30
Jo Stott
Marketing Director – Strategic Markets & Business Development, Fibrelite
GRP Composite Access Covers: Driving Adoption & Changing Specifications

• 14:30 – 15:00
Leon Wood
Technical Sales Manager – Amiblu Norway AS
GRP Pipe Systems for Trenchless Installations

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