23 March 2023 | QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, London


UK Construction Week, The Building a Safer Future Charter (BSF Charter), the Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI) and Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) are delighted to announce a high-level one-day Conference to share the learnings of BSF champions that are engendering a positive culture and behavioural change in building safety.

The 2023 conference will feature Keynotes, and presentations from confirmed speakers:

Dame Judith Hackitt, Author of The Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety Report

Steve Elliott, Independent Chair, Building a Safer Future charter 

Capt. John Monks, Director of Safety and Security, British Airways 

Gus Carroll, Chair, COMAH Strategic Forum

QEII Centre
Broad Sanctuary


View 2023 Agenda below

9.00 – Registration & Breakfast Networking


9.30 – State of Play: Where have we come from; where do we stand right now in Building Safety; what next for BSF

Speaker: Steve Elliott – Chair, BSF / Chief Executive Officer, Chemical Industries Association



10:00 – Keynote: Why BSF and Champions are important

Speaker: Dame Judith Hackitt – Chair, Make UK / Chair of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety / Chair, Industry Safety Steering Group (ISSG)


10:30 – TBC

Speakers: TBC


11:15 – Coffee & Networking

THREE WORKSHOPS - What have been the learnings in different sectors

11:45 – Tier 1 Contractors and Housebuilders

Speakers: Melanie Robinson – Group Fire Safety Engineer, Barratt Developments

Tom Weller – Persimmon Homes

Steffan Speer – Technical Director, Morgan Sindall

Ian Jubb – Manging Director of UK Building Division, Galliford Try

Sean Blackmore – Group Technical Services Director, Galliford Try

11:45 – Housing Associations and Social Housing

Speakers: Sue Sutton – Chief Executive Officer, Salix Homes

TBC – MHS Homes

TBC – National Housing Federation

11:45 – SMEs and Consultants

Speakers: Ross Hailey – Martin Arnold

Helen Morris, Director, Orion Fire Engineering

Dominic Fryer, Chief Executive Officer, Danescroft

13:30 – Lunch


14:15 – Learnings from the Aviation Industry

Speaker: Captain John Monks – Director of Safety and Security, British Airways


14:35 – Culture Change and How to Achieve it

Speakers: Captain John Monks – Director of Safety and Security, British Airways


15:15 – Tea and Networking


15:35 – TBC

Speakers: TBC


16:00 – BSF Champion Announcements


16:30 – Closing Message


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