BIM Regions Oxford are hosting
BIM Regions Oxford are hosting a series of three free events across 2018, to discuss, debate, and learn about the latest digital trends influencing construction, while providing an opportunity to network with peers from industry and academia.
Further information and registration details for the first event in March will be released shortly. In the meantime, please save the dates below, and we look forward to welcoming you to one or all of the events this year.
- BIM Open Mic – hosted by Casey Rutland (Director, digitalgreen.io)
- Venue TBC
All Day (Thursday)
Come and join
Come and join us at Maggie’s Oxford for a range of fascinating talks from Clare Flynn, David Freeman, Dan Snow, Caspar Henderson, George Clarke and Charlie Luxton. All talks will end with a question and answer session.
£20 per talk. All tickets include a glass of wine and nibbles.
Clare Flynn – Wednesday 16th May, 7.30pm
Come and hear Clare Flynn, author of ‘A Greater World’, ‘The Chalky Sea’ and many others. Her books deal with displacement – both physical and emotional and have a strong sense of time and place. They draw on her extensive travels and experience of living in many different places.
David Freeman – Thursday 5th July, 7.30pm
David Freeman demonstrates how the music business started in Victorian times.
This event is all about how sound waves were first captured on fragile spinning wax cylinders and how this beautiful simple technology evolved into 78 discs and then into 45 rpm vinyl singles and the much loved 33rpm LP.
David will bring along his Edison Phonograph and original cylinders and from that starting point he will explore the entrancing world of analogue sound.
David Freeman is an ex-science teacher who became a broadcaster. He has a passion for music and how it has been recorded and reproduced over the years.
Dan Snow – Thursday 13th September, 7.30pm
Dan Snow is a presenter and popular historian. He has presented programmes like ‘1066: A Year to Conquer England’ and ‘The Vikings Uncovered’. He has a history slot on ‘The One Show’ and hosts the podcast ‘Dan Snow’s History Hit’. Dan has also written several books on history, several in partnership with his father, Peter Snow.
Caspar Henderson – Tuesday 18th September, 7.30pm
Caspar Henderson is a writer and journalist. His is the author of‘The Book of Barely Imagined Beings’ and ‘A New Map of Wonders – explorations of science, beauty and wonder in times of rapid change’.
George Clarke – Tuesday 30th October, 7.30pm
George Clarke is an architect, TV presenter and Creative Director of architectural practice George Clarke Partners. He is best known for presenting ‘The Home Show’, ‘The Restoration Man’ and ‘George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces’. George has also written several books to accompany his shows.
George enjoys lecturing and is passionate about the way architecture can transform our everyday lives; his aim is to make architecture popular and accessible to everyone.
George is also an ambassador for Maggie’s.
Charlie Luxton – Thursday 8th November, 7.30pm
Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer who combines his design work with writing and presenting TV programmes. He is best known for ‘Treehouses’, ‘Our Homes and Property’ and ‘Build a New Life in the Country’. He is also a regular designer on ‘DIY: SOS’, and wrote ‘Restored to Glory’ back in 2005.
Charlie is particularly passionate about the environment and communicating his enthusiasm for sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design.
If you have any further questions please drop us an email at email@example.com.
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talks-at-maggies-oxford-tickets-43390037771?aff=es2
May 16 (Wednesday) 7:30 pm - November 7 (Wednesday) 7:30 pm
17may2:00 pm- 4:30 pmHOW TO ADVISE YOUR CLIENTS ON THEIR CDM DUTIESThis seminar will explore the role of architect as Principal Designer, focusing on issues around advising clients in accordance with the CDM 2015 regulations.Birmingham
How to advise your clients
How to advise your clients on their CDM duties
Since the Health and Safety Executive’s CDM 2015 regulations came into effect, architects have been embracing the newly created Principal Designer role. This seminar will focus on issues faced by architects when advising clients in accordance with the CDM 2015 regulations.
This seminar will explore:
- Advantages and restrictions created by the flexibility that’s built into legislation
- Different models of delivery and helping clients understand the impact of their choices
- Actions and engagement required at different phases of a project to successfully deliver the role
- Effects of different procurement routes and contract vs. legislation
- Types of clients and client bodies and impacts of working for domestic clients
- Different industries and sectors
- Benefits of accepting CDM duties to your practice and to your clients
- The good the bad and the ugly: scenarios and wearing different hats!
By attending this seminar you will gain an understanding of when you should be the Principal Designer, whilst discussing the topic from a legal, ethical and moral perspective. You will understand your legal obligations as a PD and learn about effective engagement techniques to ensure clients understand the impact of their decisions.
James Addley, Capita
James leads Capita’s construction Health and Safety consultancy, which includes Principal Designer and related CDM services. With a background in architecture and as a specialist in CDM, he understands the issues design houses face on a daily basis and so provides clear, sensible guidance on best practice compliance.
James is an experienced practitioner, having worked on a wide variety of developments in a diverse range of sectors including many signature projects. In his career, James has also provided CDM CPD to design houses throughout the UK, both as part of his role with Capita and as a director and fellow of the Association for Project Safety
- RIBA/CIAT members £65 VAT
- Non-RIBA members £92 VAT
- RIBA student members £15 VAT
Other booking options
For more information on other seminars in Core CPD 2018, and Club Ticket booking, saving £250 per year, go to Core CPD 2018.
Core Curriculum topics
1. Health, safety and well being
2. Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance
Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/riba-west-midlands-birmingham-how-to-advise-your-clients-on-their-cdm-duties-tickets-39292591198
(Thursday) 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Suite 7, Fazeley Studios, Birmingham
Graduating students from the Architecture
Graduating students from the Architecture Degree course at Oxford Brookes University are presenting the School of Architecture End of Year Show 2018, Architecture students will be showcasing their work throughout the Glass Tank gallery.
We would like to warmly invite you to the private view of their exhibition.
(Friday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm