buildeng Southern (Maidstone) 2019 Technical Conference and Exhibition

Date, Time and Location

Date: Wednesday 6th March 2019 Time: 08.30 - 16.45

Venue: The Orchards Events Venue, Maidstone

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Event Summary

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CABE Southern Region are proud to present a comprehensive Technical CPD programme with exhibition.

Sponsored by Elmhurst and ACO


08.30 CABE Exhibition Opens

08.30 Refreshments and Danishes

09.30 Welcome and Housekeeping
Michael Wadood BSc (Hons) PPCABE C.Build E FCABE FRICS MCIOB – CABE Southern Regional Chairman

09.35 CABE Update
Sarah Sivyer MCMI – CABE Membership Services Director

09.50 Keynote Address - Safer Together
David Taylor BA (Hons) PCABE FCABE MCIAT (Hon)FaPS, President – CABE

10.35 Validation and Verification: BS8485: 2015 & CIRIA 735 – What are the Risks to Life and how can they be Minimised?
John Sparks, Managing Director – GeoShield Ltd

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11.20 Refreshment Break

11.50 The Latest in Energy Efficiency of Buildings
Jason Hewins, On Construction Team Leader – Elmhurst Energy

12.20 Understanding the use of Fire Rated Glazing
Adrian Blaydon, Technical Officer – Glass and Glazing Federation

12.55 Buffet Lunch and Exhibition

13.55 The use of Structural Glazing in Balcony Conditions
Adrian Blaydon, Technical Officer – Glass and Glazing Federation

14.30 Effective Surface Water Management
Peter Clayson, Business Development Manager – ACO Water Management

15.00 Refreshment Break

15.15 Performance of Wood-Based Products in Fire
Gordon Ewbank, Chief Executive Officer – Wood Protection Association

16.00 Fire Engineering Techniques for Quantifying Means of Escape
Ben Whitaker BEng (Hons) CEng MIFireE MCMI, Director – BWC Fire Limited

16.45 Event Close

8 Hours CPD Bubble


£49+VAT for CABE members

£69+VAT for non-members

Special Offer!

Book 4 or more places and receive 25% off using the code 'CABE25'.


The Orchards Events Venue, New Road, East Malling ME19 6BJ


There will be a comprehensive trade exhibition to view during break times.

Interested in exhibiting? View the exhibition packages on offer.

How to Register and Pay

Registering for this event is a simple process which you can complete online or via email:


  • CABE Members – click on ‘Login to Book’ below to login to our website to book your conference place. As you are a CABE Member, you will have already been provided with login details.
  • Non-CABE Members – click on ‘Login to Book’ and do either of the following:
    - If you have registered before, simply login to our website using your existing login details.
    - If you have not registered before on our website, click on ‘Register to be part of us’.

Please note: A card payment is required for all online bookings.

Online booking will be unavailable after 4th March 2019. Please call us to book a place after this date.

Via Email

Please download a booking form and return to the contact below.

Venue Details for The Orchards Events Venue, Maidstone

New Road
East Malling
ME19 6BJ

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Map for The Orchards Events Venue, Maidstone


£49+VAT for CABE members, £69+VAT for non-members

Event Contact Information

Kirri Porter-White