FIS Industry Day: Home Builders and High Rise Residential

Event Details

Date: 30 May 2024
Location: BSI, Kitemark House, Maylands Avenue, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4SQ
Time: 09.30 registration
Event: 10.00 – 16:00

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You are invited to join us at our specialist Industry Day for the home builders and high-rise residential sector on 30 May in Hemel Hempstead.

This event will look at the trends and prospects in the housebuilding and residential sector, the new compliance landscape and organisational competence and managing design responsibility. There will also be an opportunity to take a tour of the BSI testing facility.

10.00 Trends and prospects in the homebuilding residential sector – Keynote speaker: Rhodri Williams, Home Builders Federation 

10.30 Building regulation reform and the Building Safety Act: What we now know and understand, pinch points, challenges and learning outcomes – National House Building Council

11:30 Break

12.00 Getting to grips with competence and fulfilling your responsibility as a duty holder – Rob Hine, BSI

12.30 How are you managing the competence of your workforce – Beena Nana, FIS

13:00 Lunch and networking

13.30 Tour of BSI testing facility

14:15 Innovation – showcasing new products in the sector

14.30 Compliant fire stopping

15.00 Design issues – Matt Taylor, Taylor Design Consultancy

15.45 Using FIS resources – Joe Cilia, FIS

16.00 Close

The day is contractor focussed and designed to give you tangible outcomes to help you to start the process (or check that you are on the right track). We hope you can join us.

KEYNOTE: Rhodri Williams – Technical & Sustainability Director, Home Builders Federation
Rhodri Williams has worked in UK housebuilding for 25 years in a Technical capacity with various national housebuilders across Northamptonshire, South Wales, Bristol and the South West. Rhodri has worked alongside the HBF for over 20 years before joining the HBF formally in 2023 as Technical & Sustainability Director.