Scheme to deliver in-depth workshops at Futurebuild 2019!

The Scheme is excited to be delivering a series of free, engaging workshops at Futurebuild

The Scheme has partnered with CITB to tackle some of the biggest issues facing our industry. High profile individuals and organisations will deliver a series of free deep-dive workshops in the exciting new Knowledge Forum.

Experienced Monitors and staff from the Scheme will be at Stand D150 from the 5 – 7 March to advise on how you can make the most of your registration and encourage you to take the next steps to reach the highest levels of considerate construction.


10:30 – 11:40:
Considerate Construction –
what is it all about and how does it benefit my organisation?
Chaired by Mike Petter, Scheme Director

This will be a Q&A session with the opportunity to question representatives from industry heavyweights such as the A14 integrated Delivery Team, Canary Wharf Group, Landsec, Mace, RG Group and Sir Robert McAlpine about considerate construction and what it means to them and their organisations.

12:00 – 13:10:
Looking after your workforce why health and well-being should be at the heart of the built environment
Chaired by Mike Petter, Scheme Director and Andrew Pratt, Scheme Monitor

You will enjoy a brief introduction to the merits of meditation, followed by presentations from leading mental health charities including the Lighthouse Club, MIND and Mates in Mind as to how issues surrounding mental health can be addressed by the construction industry. This will be followed by a presentation from Prostate Cancer UK (5 – 6 March only) and IOSH regarding their No time to Lose campaign (7 March only).

13:30 – 14:40:
How to attract a diverse workforce – combating the skills crisis
Chaired by Ashley Oates, Scheme Committee Member and Environment and Sustainability Manager at Ward

Ashley Oates and crawler crane operator, Katie Kelleher, will discuss their experiences as women in the construction industry. Organisations such as Building People, Built Environment Skills in Schools and Design Engineer Construct! will then provide a better understanding of what the industry can do to help combat the skills crisis.

What is Futurebuild?

Futurebuild is one of the leading national industry events for the construction industry. Futurebuild is being held at ExCel London from the 5 – 7 March. The event will focus on exploring and tackling the biggest challenges impacting the industry and will be a unique destination for visitors to gain unrivalled insight and hands-on experience around the latest innovations, products and materials in order to address these challenges.


Futurebuild is also a Scheme Professional Partner. This means that they have made a commitment to work to the Scheme’s Code of Considerate Practice and will be Monitored to ensure they are operating in line with this.

Click here to read about the Scheme’s partnership with Futurebuild.