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Finlay McNab - Streets Re-imagined @FinMcNab
Fin McNab has over 15 years of experience in the field of community engagement, street design, regeneration and project management which spans the public, private and charity sectors.
Most recently he held a senior position at a national sustainable transport charity Sustrans where he led the Community Street Design programme, empowering communities to rediscover, reimagine and redesign streets.
A qualified Urban Designer (MA Urban Design, Distinction), he brings a breadth of technical knowledge and in particular, extensive practical experience of achieving innovative retro-fit street design. Proficient in graphic illustration he is skilled in communicating ideas and concepts visually. He has also written for the Guardian newspaper and spoken at national conferences on the subject of street design and liveability.
Fin will look at how we collaborate with the public - can we use new techniques to trial our designs before they are built?
Po Yung - The Clarkson Alliance @PoYung
Po looks after communications, marketing and office management at project management specialist The Clarkson Alliance. Having completed a diploma in Digital Media and Branding, Po is now a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
She has an active role on the Thames Valley committee of Women In Property, an organisation offering support to the low numbers of women in the construction and property industries.
Her role includes managing the website, branding, social media accounts, internal communications and events.
Po will look at innovative ideas for managing project teams - how can we create high performing teams?
Jennifer Forakis - Studio Hoop @MakeHoop
Jennifer is Director of H O O P architecture, a Trustee and Council Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Chair of RIBA Berkshire, a regular Visiting Critic/ Tutor/Lecturer at the Royal College of Art, Regents University London and Oxford Brookes University, and a Board Member of Constructing Excellence Berkshire.
Passionate about architecture, design and education with 15+ years experience in practice Jennifer's research interests include socially responsible design practice, action-led innovation and change, architectural education and the exploration of civic workshops and civic making as a restorative activity.
Jennifer will look at the topic of 'Collaboration, the Client and Architect relationship' from an architect's perspective.
Martin Brown (@fairsnape) and Paul Wilkinson (@EEPaul)
Drawing on a Constructing Excellence Collaborative Working Champions discussion, Martin and Paul present two scenarios for "Collaboration 2025" - a best case and worst case ....
Jennifer Barrett - University of Central Lancashire @Meme_Cloud
Jenni Barrett is a researcher of interdisciplinary collaboration and behaviour in the design of built environment projects. As we rush to push the buttons of collaborative technologies, Jenni will present an alternative view - how will the social, psychological and behavioural aspects of the design process play out in the new project landscape?
Jenni is also the programme leader for the Masters in Architecture course at the University of Central Lancashire; a landscape architect and cake enthusiast.
Su Butcher - Just Practising @SuButcher
Su trained in Architecture at the University of Liverpool and went on to become an academic and teacher, running the first year architecture studio for three years. She then spent 15 years managing three very different architects practices in London and East Anglia. Su promoted the practices online from 2004 and set up Just Practising, her blog about architects and business, in 2009.
In 2011 Su became an independent consultant, advising construction companies how to use the Internet for commercial benefit. She advises product companies, contractors, consultants and professional associations, and she trains and speaks about social media in construction. Su serves on the BIM4 Manufacturers and Manufacturing working group and in 2015 she made a series of 8 short videos about BIM, social media and construction with The B1M.
Su will explore collaborative working in construction, why we might not be doing it and what we as individuals can do to ensure we and our companies benefit from BIM, collaborative working and social media.