Agenda

09:15-09:25

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Andy Frankum

Andy Frankum

Executive Director of Health and Safety and Compliance and Chair of National Social Housing Fire Strategy Group, Concept Housing

09:25 - 10:00

Keynote Address : Implementing the Building Safety Act

  • Exploring the progress and timeframes for secondary legislation to support the Building Safety Act
  • Next steps for upcoming enforcement and regulations
  • Navigating the new Gateway system: meeting requirements and expectations
Live Q&A
09:50 - 10:00
Gill Kiy

Gill Kiy

Regulatory Interventions Lead, Building Safety Programme, Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

10:00 - 10:30

Next Steps: Working Together to Deliver Safer Homes

  • Recommendations for Leaseholders and Building Owners
  • Available funding to cover remediation costs
  • Reviewing implications of new regulations for the housing sector to ensure compliance

 

Live Q&A
10:20-10:30
Will Adie

Will Adie

Head of Building Safety - Technical Services, Homes England

10:30-10:45

A Dual Approach to Fire Safety

  • Reviewing the legislation to keep people safe from fire: Fire Safety Order and Building Safety Act
  • Ensuring duty holder compliance

 

Live Q&A
10:40-10:45
Ian Leigh

Ian Leigh

Technical Officer, Building Safety Team, Protection Policy and Reform Unit, National Fire Chiefs Council

10:45 - 10:50

Morning Break

10:50 - 11:35

Panel Session: Understanding the Role of New Duty Holders - Accountability, Chain of Responsibility and Professionalism

  • Duty holders and accountable persons: roles and responsibilities
  • Claims under the Defective Premises Act and the Building Act and changes to limitation periods
  • The Building Safety Regulator and new building safety regime
  • The role of  informed procurement to achieve high quality  and safety in design and construction
  • Responsibilities and duties for building control approvers and registered builder inspectors
Live Q&A
11:20 - 11:35

John Cole

Strategic Client Advisor and Member of the Expert Advisory Group on Fire Safety, Royal Institute of British Architects

Simon Lewis

Simon Lewis

Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson LLP

Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor

Executive Director, Local Authority Building Control

11:35 - 12:05

Networking Break

Meet your colleagues and make new connections via the virtual platform

12:05 - 12:30

Case Study: The Golden Thread: Record Keeping for Accountability and Compliance

  • Data management and record keeping
  • The Golden Thread Initiative: keeping records and updating information in line with mandatory reporting requirements
Live Q&A
12:20 - 12:30
Johnny Furlong

Johnny Furlong

BIM Strategy Lead, Building Regulations Advisory Committee, Golden Thread Working Group Member, Vice-Chair of the Golden Thread Initiative, L&Q

12:30 - 13:00

Getting Ahead of Regulations and Learning from Early Adopters

  • Early adopters: lessons from the New Building Safety Charter
  • Helping organisations identify gaps and weaknesses to minimise risks
  • Promoting board buy-in and commitment
  • Shifting culture and putting residents at the centre of the new regime

 

 

Live Q&A
12:50 - 13:00
Amanda Long

Amanda Long

CEO, Building a Safer Future

Sue Sutton

Sue Sutton

CEO, Salix Homes

13:00

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Andy Frankum

Andy Frankum

Executive Director of Health and Safety and Compliance and Chair of National Social Housing Fire Strategy Group, Concept Housing

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