UBM Built Environment's Building Magazine, UK's Cabinet Office and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills Educated Government Construction Professionals Digitally

Aug 28, 2012, 10:11 ET from UBM Studios

CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Built Environment's Building Magazine in conjunction with UK's Cabinet Office and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills hosted the Government Construction Summit offered government construction professionals a face to face event on July 2, 2012.  On August 8, 2012 together they offered a digital environment, which provided highlights from the event.  The digital environment was presented in UBM Studios' Conference Center.   UBM Studios is the global leader in digital events, environments and communities.

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The digital environment offered presentations from the live event, information on the keynote speakers, document and presentation downloads as well as an opportunity to network online.

Presentations in the Auditorium include:

  • "Delivering efficiency across government procurement in construction" presented by The Rt Hon Francis Maude MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office
  • "Update on the Government Construction Strategy and outline for the future" presented by Paul Morrell, Chief Construction Adviser, Government Construction Board
  • Keynote address presented by Dr. Uwe Krueger, Chief Executive Officer, Atkins
  • "London 2012: A springboard for UK engineering and construction" presented by David Tonkin, Chief Executive Officer of Atkins' UK business, Paul Morrell, Chief Construction Adviser, Government Construction Board and Nick Baird, Chief Executive of UKTI
  • "Stimulating growth and green construction" presented by Mark Prisk, Minister for Business and Enterprise, Department for Business Innovation & Skills and Mike Putnam, Chief Executive and President, Skanska
  • "Skills for growth" presented by Mark Farrar, Chief Executive, CITB-ConstructionSkills
  • "The Future of Construction - Innovating for growth - the importance of research and development in a vibrant industry future" presented by Ray O'Rourke, Chairman and Chief Executive, Laing O'Rourke Group

Sponsors of the event include:  CITB Construction Skills, Atkins, Autodesk, Laing O'Rourke and Skanska.

To view the digital environment on demand, click here.

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