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Date, Time and Location

Date: Wednesday 27th February 2019 Time: 08.30hrs - 17.00hrs

Venue: Girton College, Cambridge

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Event Summary

760px designeng Eastern 2019 (Girton) bannerCABE Eastern Region is proud to present a comprehensive CPD programme hosted at the prestigious Girton College in Cambridge.

Sponsored by Natural Cement and Cordek


08.30 CABE Exhibition Opens

08.30 Refreshments and Danishes

8 Hours CPD Bubble

09.30 President's Welcome, Housekeeping and CABE Introduction
David Taylor BA(Hons) PCABE FCABE MCIAT (Hon)FaPS, President – CABE

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

10.25 Is the Current Planning and Building Regulations System Fit for Purpose?
Chris Burgess, Senior Associate – Hansells Solicitors

11.10 Refreshment Break

11.40 The Benefits and History of Natural Cement
Jack Edwards, Technical Manager – Natural Cement Distribution Ltd

12.10 Japanese Knotweed
Dr Peter Fitzsimons, Technical Manager – Property Care Association (PCA)

12.55 Cordek Solutions CPD
Simon Roberts, Technical Advisor – Cordek

13.25 Buffet Lunch and Exhibition

14.30 Engineering Low Carbon Existing Buildings
Robin Thom BSc, MIDHEE, DipDEA DipOCDEA DipNDEA DipGDA BREEAM AP, Director of Sustainability – Green Heat Ltd

15.15 CABE Update
Dr Gavin Dunn BSc (Hons) MSc PhD FCABE Chartered Building Engineer, Chief Executive – CABE

16.00 Event Close


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£49+VAT for CABE members

£69+VAT for non-members

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


Girton College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0JG

Free parking is available


There will be a comprehensive trade exhibition to view during breaks and during lunch.

Interested in exhibiting? View the exhibition packages on offer.

Girton College Tour

Girton College Tour

Lawrence Room and People's Portraits Exhibition

The Girton College Museum, known as the Lawrence Room, will be open for delegates to visit over the lunch break. There is a maximum of 15 people allowed in the museum at any one time and no food or drink are permitted. For more information please click here.

There is also a People's Portraits exhibition at Girton College which is open to the public daily between 9.00am and 5.00pm if delegates wish to take a self-guided tour. For more information please click here.

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 24th February 2019. Please call or email to book a place after this date. 

Via Email

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

Venue Details for Girton College, Cambridge

University of Cambridge
Huntingdon Road

More Details

Map for Girton College, Cambridge


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

Event Contact Information

Kirri Porter White

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