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The next BOPAS Forum will be on 30 November 2023 and will be held at the factory premises of Lighthouse Ltd, Sheffield. During the Forum, thought provoking presentations will be shared on the shaping of the future of the MMC sector. A panel discussion will also be held, focusing on the opportunities and challenges faced by the MMC sector in its pursuit of gaining mainstream construction status. Additionally, the Forum will include the presentation of BOPAS certification awards and will conclude with an insightful factory tour.

Please register online and email us any special dietary requirements by 10:00 on Friday 17 November to secure your place.

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When and where
Thursday 30 November 2023
10:00 - 14:00
Unit 2, Tinsley Industrial Estate, Shepcote Lane, Sheffield, S9 1TS (download map)


10:00 Registration and networking

10:30 Welcome and introduction to LIGHTHOUSE
BOPAS Partners and Karen Shanks, Strategy and Business Transformation
Director, Lighthouse

10:45 Offsite Conversations that Count
Katie Rudin, Consultant, Akerloff
11:05 Panel Session: The Challenges and Opportunities for Offsite to Achieve mainstream status Panellists: Andrew Smith, Director, Savills Paul Broadhead, Head of Mortgage Policy, BSA Eva Magnisali, CEO, DataForm Lab Katie Rudin, Consultant, Akerloff Karen Shanks, Director, Lighthouse Jeff Maxted, Technical Director, BLP TIS Ray Tierney, Director, Housing, Commercial Banking Lloyd's Banking Group
12:00 Buildoffsite's Latest Research Project
How using performance specifications in construction projects is key to unlocking innovation and moving to net zero Sam Hopkins, Associate - Building Engineering, Off-Site Manufacturing & MMC, Arup
12:10 BOPAS certificate presentations BOPAS Partners
12:20 Q&A and interactive discussions
12:30 Lunch and networking
13:00 Factory tour
13:45 Refreshments and networking
14:00 Forum concludes
Fees CIRIA and Buildoffsite members Free to attend Non-members Free to attend
Booking Please register online to secure your place. If you are experiencing issues registering online, please contact us on 07933 181 765 or email our Customer Services team. Joining instructions will be sent 10 days before the event.
Terms and Conditions Click here for details of the terms and conditions that will apply. Personal data is gathered in accordance with BOPAS's privacy policy.
Further information For further information on BOPAS accreditation and other services, please contact: Telephone: 07890 893 600 Email: Elaine Ramsay Web:
11/30/2023 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
GMT Standard Time
Lighthouse Head Office and Manufacturing Facility Gate 3, Unit 2 Tinsley Industrial Estate Shepcote Lane SHEFFIELD S9 1TS
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