Trowers mini-conference on building safety – Day 2

Event details


Friday 04 September 2020

10:30am - 12:00pm



Following the success of our recent building safety webinar series, our upcoming mini-conference will look at the key aspects of the draft Building Safety Bill published on 20 July which proposes total regulatory reform to the fire and structural safety regime for all higher risk buildings.

We will be running six bitesize sessions over two days, focusing on critical aspects of the Bill. The sessions will be of significant importance to decision makers across the residential real estate sector.
Details of the sessions and confirmed speakers for Day 2 so far are listed below.

10:30 - 11:00am: In-occupation phase and competency: the Accountable Person and Building Safety Manager

  • Amy Simmons, Head of Policy, NHF
  • Anthony Taylor, Director: Health & Safety, Avison Young 
  • Scott Dorling, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

11:00am - 11:30am: How can collaboration improve building safety

  • Russell Poynter-Brown, Chief Executive, On-Pole consultancy
  • Kim Newman, Managing Director, PML
  • John Forde, Managing Associate, Trowers & Hamlins

11:30am - 12:00pm: The draft Building Safety Bill: concluding remarks and essential next steps

  • Andrew Mellor, Partner, PRP
  • Representative from the MHCLG Building a Safer Future team (confirmed)
  • Tonia Secker, Head of Affordable Housing, Trowers & Hamlins 

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