This year’s Project Controls Expo is a one-day event being held on 16th November. The venue will be the Arsenal Football Stadium (known as the Emirates,) North London, UK. Project Controls Expo is not industry specific with their focus on the application of Project Controls techniques. Professionals from a broad range of industries including Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Pharmaceutical, Construction and Rail will be present at this years event.
This one-day event will run from 8am until 10pm.Project Controls Expo is offering a Keynote Speaker, Back to Basics, Master classes, Workshops and Project demonstrations, Partner Showcasing and Job Fair.
David Waboso – Managing Director of the Digital Railway for Network Rail. David is an internationally renowned engineer and project manager who has decades of experience in leading major infrastructure projects both in the UK and abroad. David will talk about the delivery of complex programs in operational environments –lessons learnt and success.
Back to Basics
The Back to Basics Zone will be held in the Woolwich Suite. These classes are aimed at beginners and intermediate Project Controls professionals. The format of these classes will be a presentation followed by a workshop. Subjects covered throughout the day include: Introduction to Planning, Scheduling and Earned Value, Introduction to Cost Engineering and Estimating, Introduction to Project risk and contingency management, Introduction to NEC, Introduction to BIM (2D to 8D) and an Introduction of Project Controls Institute- blended Project controls learning platform leading to global certifications/ accreditations.
The Master Class Zone will be held in the Royal Oak Suite. These classes are aimed at studying the theory and practice of Project Controls with leading Project Controls professional from around the world. The format will be presentations followed by discussions aimed at enhancing Project Controls knowledge and skills. Subjects covered during the course of the day include: A Master class – based on role-play scenarios, Implementing beneficial controls in a ‘transient” complex multi organizational environment, Portfolio planning and the need for a robust coding structure and Human elements in Project Controls.
The Workshop Zone will be held in the Dial Square Suite. There will be two half-day workshops, which will discuss Project Controls in depth.
The Technology Zone will be held in the Champions Suite. Sponsors will demonstrate the functionality of their products. Oracle will discuss Primavera, Safran will demonstrate Cost Engineering, Deltek will review Data Driven Decision Making, Ecosys will discuss Artificial Intelligence meets Project Management.
Partner Showcasing and Job Fair
The Partner showcase and Job Fair Zone will be held in the Highbury Suite. Up to forty-one Partners and sponsors will showcase their products and services. Employers will present Global Project Control roles and opportunities.
Subject Matters Experts (SME) will be available on a one to one basis to discuss your specific case /queries in depth. These 30-minute sessions have to be pre booked upon registering for this event. Subjects available for discussion in Program Management include Earned Value, Cost Engineering, Risk and Forensics.
The Overall Expo Layout of the Stadium will help you to decide which Underground station to use and location of the different Zones.
This event costs £100.00 ($121.00) for the full day which includes a light breakfast, buffet lunch with a complimentary beer or glass of wine. It is possible to gain free entry by using a works email address. Group bookings of 5 delegates or more are also offered a 50% discount. Click here for more details on how to register for Project Controls Expo 2016.
We reviewed two hotels near the Emirates stadium.
This travel lodge has recently been refurbished and is only a 15-minute walk from the venue. With comfortable beds and cheery staff, a night stay costs £99.00 ($121.00).
This is a great hotel for the business traveller and only two miles from the Emirates. Rooms are well cared for and the staff are pleasant and helpful. Breakfast is good value with a wide range of continental and full English available. One night costs £86.00 ($105.00).
Last year this event attracted in excess of 900 delegates and this number has steadily increased year upon year. When delegates were surveyed last year, 35% rated this event as excellent with a further 50% rating it as very good. The Networking Cafés are open all day and offer a relaxing atmosphere to engage with your peers.