A choice of four interactive workshops at the BMF All Industry Conference in Istanbul, will give delegates an opportunity to discuss some of the most pertinent issues facing the industry.
Two 45-minute workshops will be held each day, and delegates will be invited to select which they would like to attend in advance of the event. Those with an interest in Sustainability and Energy Efficiency will be able to sign up for both as they are being held on different days.
The Value of Sustainability workshop will examine how building sustainability into their business adds financial, social and environmental value. Chaired by Giles Bradford, Head of Sustainability at Bradfords, with an expert panel comprising Darren Price of Lords Builders Merchants, James Mitchell from session sponsors, Kerridge, Sam Hanks of Knauf and David Craddock founder VerdeGO Group incorporating VerdeGO Timber Frames, covering the four key parts of the supply chain. The four experts will give individual presentations on their company’s progress before inviting questions from the audience.
The second workshop, Energy Efficiency Policy , Fact , Fiction or Fad – what’s in it for us? will brief delegates on the Government’s latest energy efficiency policy and the opportunities this, along with the continual development of Building Regulations, will create for the building materials industry in the coming years before opening the discussion up with a Q&A with delegates. The workshop will be led by Steve Duke of Knauf Insulation and Mike Beard of session sponsors Encon Insulation, who will also chair the session, with Ian McConville, Group Procurement Director of MKM providing a merchant’s view.