Virtual Lincolnshire Construction & Property Network January

Monthly construction and property businesses networking

After a turbulent and dramatic year for the country and indeed the world due to Covid 19, how is the construction industry planning for the future?

This month we invite a speaker to look at the changing face of the construction industry and housing in particular focusing on new thinking and technology, and how it can be used to overcome the some of challenges of COVID-19, including the housing and climate crises and the development of a future workforce.

COVID-19 has caused a lot of us to reflect on home and places, so what are the areas of focus in 2021 and beyond? How can we use different technology and thinking from other industries in the creation of new homes to tackle the housing, climate and housing design crises and how can we attract and develop a new, more diverse work force to take up a career in the industry?

Speaker: Mark Southgate, Chief Executive, Ministry of Building Innovation (MOBIE)

MOBIE exists to engage, educate and inspire young people in home design, building and manufacture and to transform home building into a clean, precision engineered and efficient industry.

Mark is responsible for overseeing all MOBIE’s activities including inspiring a new generation to take up careers in and reshape the home building, built environment and construction professions.

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Mark is a chartered town planner with 35 years’ experience in planning, environment and management roles in local government, non-governmental organisations and central government agencies.

Prior to joining MOBIE, Mark was Director of Major Casework at The Planning Inspectorate with responsibility for planning inquiries, plan examinations and nationally significant infrastructure planning applications, and he lead on workforce planning and customer engagement and experience. Previously he was Director of Casework with responsibility for planning, enforcement and environmental appeals.

Who is it for?

From sole traders to housing associations, construction and property businesses come together to talk all things construction.

There will be breakout networking rooms, industry conversations and lots of new connections.

Registration for this event will close one hour before the starting time for security reasons.

If you are interested in speaking, please contact us via marketing@lincs-chamber.co.uk and we can discuss options.

 

 

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