Innovators of tomorrow's infrastructure

This event will highlight the importance of innovation within the infrastructure sector in meeting the targets of the joint Government and industry "Industrial Strategy for Construction" (2013)
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This event is free for CIRIA Core and Associate members.
This event costs £75 + VAT for Network members all other delegates.
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A series of presentations and exhibition from clients and supply chain will showcase innovative approaches in asset management, collaborative working and infrastructure delivery from different sectors and disciplines and highlight opportunities to improve the industry and deliver infrastructure faster, at lower cost, and with lower emissions.
The 'Innovators of tomorrow’s infrastructure' event will comprise of a keynote speech from Terry Hill CBE, Arup, followed by presentations from client & supply chain representatives. There will then be an exhibition with summer BBQ and networking drinks reception.

Delegates at this event will:
•    learn how client leadership can embed innovation in the construction supply chain
•    gain an overview of UK expertise from previous and current major civil infrastructure projects
•    hear perspectives of the UK’s position on an international stage
•    hear examples of innovation from major projects and learn the outcomes
•    network with ‘innovation leaders’ in the construction supply chain.


CIRIA recently launched the National Infrastructure Client Leadership Group bringing together some of the largest UK infrastructure providers from the transport and utilities sectors, including Crossrail, Environment Agency, Gatwick Airport, Highways Agency and Thames Water, to facilitate cross-sector dialogue between infrastructure clients in order to identify common challenges & opportunities.

As part of CIRIA’s Civil infrastructure theme, with backing from CIRIA’s Council, we are taking forward a series of new activities to promote good practice and innovation in infrastructure delivery and management. Details of these activities, including the new client leadership group are available at


The ‘Innovators of tomorrow’s infrastructure’ event, 19 June 2014, will be chaired by Prof John Connaughton, University of Reading and with a keynote speech from Terry Hill CBE, Arup and International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).

16.30     Registration, exhibition & networking

17.15     Chair’s welcome and introduction
             Prof John Connaughton, University of Reading (Chair of CIRIA Executive Board)

17.30     Keynote presentation
             Terry Hill CBE, Arup, and President of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)

18.00     Embedding innovation throughout the supply chain
             Dale Evans, @OneAlliance

18.20     Immersive visualisation technologies and offsite/standardisation methods
             Simon Newton, London Underground
             Sam El-Jouzi, CH2M Hill

18.50     The future of intelligent asset management
             Ross Agnew, Director of Technology, Costain

19.05     Summary

19.15     Networking drinks reception & exhibition

20.30     Close

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities

CIRIA is currently offering a range of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities to be involved with this event.

Sponsorship will provide your organisation with an opportunity to position your organisation at the forefront of innovation within the infrastructure sector and improve your exposure and target a rapidly growing sector of the construction industry.

For further information on exhibition opportunities and sponsorship please contact

Exhibitors confirmed

Venue details

Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS



This event has a value of 2 hours towards your CPD (As recognised by ICE, CIOB, RICS, CIBSE, IstructE).


If you are unable to book online, please contact Patrick Williams on 0207 549 3308 or return the booking form by post or fax.
19/06/2014 17:15 - 19/06/2014 20:00
Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS

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