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8th Annual APRES Conference


1 November 2018
Pinsent Masons, 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London, EC2A 4ES
Online price £195.00 per person , plus VAT.

If not now, then when? Responsible Sourcing and Procurement for Infrastructure Projects 

Details :

The 8th Annual APRES Conference takes a cross supply chain approach to best practice examples of responsible sourcing and procurement for infrastructure projects. 

 

Attend to hear from clients of the leading national infrastructure projects: 

  • How they are following through on their commitments to promote sustainably sourced materials
  • How responsible sourcing procurement and performance contributes to the raising of funding 
  • How responsible sourcing is delivered within a social value policy framework at group and product level 

 

Learn from professional institutions, certification bodies and membership organisations, how they are:

  • Embedding responsible sourcing in procurement qualifications and frameworks
  • Providing an evidence base of responsible sourcing for certified infrastructure projects
  • Demonstrating the economic, social and environmental value of responsible sourcing 

 

Individual tickets are priced £195 +VAT. APRES and CE members receive a 20% discount. Use code MEMB20 when you register.

Event programme

9.00: Coffee and conference registration

Welcome – Jim McClelland, Event Chair, Professor Jacqui Glass, Loughborough University

Embedding responsible procurement at scale in national infrastructure projects

Andrea Charlson, Sustainable Materials Manager at HS2 – “How HS2 is following through on its commitment to promote sustainably sourced materials”

Darren White, Head of Environmental Sustainability at Thames Tideway –"Within a sustainability framework, how responsible sourcing procurement and performance contributes to the raising of a £450m green bond"

Tim Rudin, Head of Responsible Procurement at Greater London Authority (GLA) and Transport for London (TFL)– “How responsible sourcing is delivered within the GLA social value policy framework and specifically at TFL”

Panel Q&A

Refreshment break

How public bodies, professional institutions and membership organisations are advocating best practice in responsible procurement to their stakeholders  

Clare Marsden, Head of Defra Group Commercial 

Dave Knight, Consultant for CARES – “Global traceability of metals, steel and reinforcing steels and the key procurement and responsible sourcing issues therein”

Ian Nicholson, Director at CEEQUAL – “Providing an evidence base of responsible sourcing for certified infrastructure projects”

Panel Q&A

Lunch

Facilitated workshop

Sheena Donaldson, Knowledge Manager at CIPS – “Embedding responsible sourcing in procurement qualifications and frameworks”

Q&A, discussion

Refreshment break

Constructing Excellence’s role in the promotion of responsible procurement  

Demonstrating the value of sustainable procurement decision making – Constructing Excellence Procurement Theme Group

Sli.do insights from the Conference – Alison Nicholl, Associate Director Constructing Excellence

Briefing: Next steps for APRES within Constructing Excellence – Professor Jacqui Glass, Loughborough University

Briefing: Next steps for Constructing Excellence – Don Ward, CEO Constructing Excellence

Closing remarks Jim McClelland, Event Chair

17.00: Conference end and depart

For more information:
Laura Cox
laura.cox@bre.co.uk

Online price £195.00 per person , plus VAT.