Project Controls UK Expo is holding its conference on November 15th and 16th 2022. Industries represented range from Oil & Gas, Construction and Rail to IT and Government. Project Controls Expo’s objective is to provide delegates with practical and theoretical awareness of the project controls processes, tools, and techniques. This event is for those working in the area of project controls regardless of expertise. The venue for Project Controls Expo is Wembley Stadium.
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The format of Project Controls Expo will be Workshops on November 15th and Expo tracks from the Case studies, Technology and Masterclass Zones and Key Note Speaker. On November 16th tracks will be from Smart Construction, Megaprojects and Innovation Zones and a Key Note Speaker. A Partner Showcase will be available on both days.
November 15th – Workshops
Jeancarlo Duran Macia Is a Digital Planning Manager for BAM Nuttall, currently working on a multi-million-pound rail project. Jeancarlo will present ‘Data Analytics with Power BI for Project Controls’. Jeancarlo will demonstrate how to build dashboards and get the most out of project data. Jeancarlo will offer his insights on how to prepare the data, model the data, visualize the data and analyse the data. Delegates will be able to work through a case study as BI consultants, solving real project control problems.
Ruchi Singh, Non-Executive Director Barnet Enfield Mental Health NHS Trust. Carol Deveney, Managing Director See Change International Consulting Ltd.
Ruchi and Carol will present ‘Net Zero and Sustainability in Project Controls.’ Ruchi and Carol will offer their insights on influencing government policy to improve outcomes for communities. Ruchi and Carol have experience in leading projects designed to transform public services in housing and infrastructure. Using case studies such as the Post Grenfell Building Safety Programme, Ruchi and Carol will explain how by influencing The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government( MHCLG) they can bring about change in social projects.
Case Studies Zone- in the ARC
David Hurren Technical Director and Alan Duffy Head of Programme Controls, Dublin Airport Authority will both present ‘Integrated, expandable, flexible and connectable: deploying Oracle’s Primavera Unifier to deliver a fully integrated project controls solution at Dublin Airport Authority.’
David and Alan will use the ongoing expansion of the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) as a case study. David and Alan will offer their insights on their choice of Unifier as a solution to meet their cost management. As the project has progressed David and Alan will discuss how Unifier expanded to include Earned Value and NEC 4 contracted management and integrated their existing Primavera P6 schedule management processes. David and Alan will explain how this resulted in a multi-functioning contract management solution, all within the Oracle Primavera product suite, using P6, Unifier and BI Publisher to provide a complete and integrated system for all their project controls and governance.
Simon White Consultant for Trigo White Ltd will present ‘Understanding a Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA)’. Simon will offer his insights on how a quantitative risk analysis (QRA) helps establish the amount of schedule and cost contingency required to cover risk on a project. Simon will explain that sometimes it is difficult to understand the results of QRA. Simon will present a definition of the concept of risk exposure. By reviewing the exposure of Individual risks in a QRA, Simon will explain how the links between inputs and outputs of the QRA are revealed. Simon will discuss which inputs the QRA is most sensitive to, offering a QRA that represents the reality of the project and the risks it faces.
Technology Zone- The Atrium
Jean-Luc Ozoux is a Senior Industry Consultant, Hexagon Jean-Luc will present ‘Cost & Schedule working together in EcoSys for a better Project Performance’. Jean-Luc will offer his insights on how achieving cost and schedule integration to enable earned value analysis and improve project forecasting is nothing new, as it has been a requirement for managing projects for years. Jean-Luc will explain that the roles and responsibilities have changed over the years, from project cost manager to portfolio stakeholder, increasing the need to leverage schedule data. Jean-Luc will demonstrate how EcoSys 9.0 helps to reconcile the work and cost breakdown structures, allowing management of both internal and external schedules in the same portfolio. Jean -Luc will explain how it integrates with P6 and feeds other project controls, project management and portfolio management processes in a single Enterprise Project Performance solution.
Masterclass Zone- Wembley Suite
Patrick Tucker is a Non-Executive Director, at London Metropolitan College. Patrick will present ‘Current and Future State Educational Pathways (Project Control and Project Management)’ Patrick will offer his insights on the current and future educational routes for project control and project management. Patrick will discuss the Apprenticeship Levy, an apprenticeship provision. Patrick will offer his insights on ‘a circular economy'( an economic system that tackles global challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, waste, and pollution.) Patrick will discuss how the use of the educational pathways to support the Apprenticeship Levy will see a future for Green Project Management and Project Controls. A sustainability that is now becoming increasingly important in the delivery of projects.
John Steele, Managing Director of Adept Management Ltd. will present ‘An extended Project Controls capability to deliver portfolio optimisation and achievement of strategic outcomes’ John will offer his insights on how an extended capability was developed to move beyond traditional planning, monitoring, and reporting functions toward an integrated Portfolio Performance Management (PPM) capability that focused on achieving strategic outcomes. John will explain how the team structure was developed offering insights on the process taken to find the right personnel for each role (both technically and behaviourally), and the transition to lifecycle performance management.
Nick is the Chief Executive Officer of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) and Head of Government’s Project Delivery Function. Nick will offer his insights on the government processes in project controls.
Smart Construction Zone – Wembley Suite
Steve Moore, Manager of Innovation Robins & Morton will present ‘Benefits and Method of Housing ALL Project Information in the Schedule’.
Steve has partnered with a development firm to build his vision for the future of scheduling. Steve will demonstrate his scheduling tool, where a single schedule contains all project information from all project stakeholders. The interface can be navigated using just two fingers and can zoom into limitless detail and information.
Tassilo Deinzer is a member of the Executive Board, of Hilti Corporation. Tassilo will present ‘How the early involvement of manufacturers can help Construction projects.’ Tassilo will offer his insights on digital construction exploring the jobsite process. Tassilo will discuss how with the involvement of manufacturers in the design phase, benefits can result in the project’s execution as well as the manufacturers. Tassilo will explain that manufacturers can play a vital role with new technologies offering decreasing costs and construction time whilst increasing output quality.
Megaprojects Zone- The Atrium
Rob Yates, Head of Project Management Capability – Air BAE Systems and Susan Simpkin, Programme Director – Future Combat Air System BAE Systems. Rob and Susan will present ‘Controlling Agile.’ Rob and Susan will offer their insights on lessons learnt using Agile in the Tempest Programme. Tempest is the next-generation combat aircraft, operating at the cutting edge of technological innovation and securing the UK’s position as a global leader in combat air. Developing Tempest at reduced cost and time Rob and Susan have used Agile to play a key role. Now, one year into the programme Rob and Susan will discuss several key lessons on how to and how not to ‘Control Agile.’
Rod Whiting, Director Faith+ Gould and Beth Campbell Project Control Manager Lead EDF (UK). Rod and Beth will present ‘Hinkley Point C – Integrated Project Controls’.
Hinkley Point C is the first new nuclear power station to be built in the UK for 20 years. Upon completion, the power station will provide low-carbon electricity for around six million homes. Rod and Beth will offer their insights on how they are applying integrated project controls as an enabler to project delivery. Rod and Beth will discuss the way the team is deployed, the systems adopted and the processes applied. Rod and Beth will share the challenges and actions they have taken to continuously adapt and improve the life of this complex project.
Innovations Zone-The Arc 1
Jeff Quantrill, Head of PMO-EMEA InEight, and Jordan Cannon, Pre-Sales Manager InEight will present ‘Reducing Risk and Enhancing Collaboration with Integrated EWN Processes.’ In this interactive presentation, Jeff and Jordan will offer their insights on the popularity of the New Engineering Contract, Version 4 (NEC4), promoting mutual trust and cooperation via proactive risk mitigation. Early Warning Notice (EWN), a risk management tool that requires project managers and contractors to give an early warning of risk before it materialises, is a key element for the success of the NEC4. Jeff and Jordan will discuss the challenges of EWN on complex projects where EWN may have elements of risk and can potentially make large draws on their project and management reserve budgets.
Jeff and Jordon interactively will explore how clients and contractors can effectively manage potential risks to their budgets by understanding how information is gathered, processed and reported across an EWN’s entire life cycle.
Mark Geoghegan is Project Delivery Head of Function,
Department of Equipment & Support (DE&S), Ministry of Defence. Mark, is responsible for the procurement agency of the MOD, delivering, for example, the Chinook Helicopter Force. Mark, will offer his insights on the project control processes, tools and systems he has introduced at DE&S. These are delivered across various portfolio teams, involved in looking after the 6th generation of fighter jets; the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers; missile systems; air traffic control systems and, the Chinook Helicopter.
Partners Showcase and Networking
The Partners Showcase will have expert vendors displaying their software, offering delegates hands-on demonstrations and advice. All partners have been carefully selected for project controls. The Networking café will be open all day, where friends can meet up and discuss the tracks they have seen.
|Day 1 Workshops, Tracks & Partner Showcase||£200 plus VAT|
|Day 2 Tracks and Partner Showcase||£200 plus VAT|
|Combo Day 1 & 2||£300 plus VAT|
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We reviewed two hotels close to Wembley Stadium; Wembley International Hotel and St George’s Hotel.
Wembley International Hotel
Empire Way, Wembley
Brent, London HA9 0NH
Wembley International Hotel is a 3-star hotel situated approximately 0.3 miles from Wembley Stadium. The rooms are spacious and clean with a large tv, fridge and coffee-making facilities. The hotel has spacious bathrooms with rainfall showers and baths. The staffs are knowledgeable of the attractions and restaurants in the local area. A two-night stay costs £240.00.
St George’s Hotel,
43-51 Wembley Hill Road
Brent, London HA9 8AU
St George’s Hotel is a 4-star hotel situated 0.3 miles from Wembley Stadium. The hotel is clean with very spacious rooms and bathrooms that have wonderful rainfall showers. The beds are super comfy and there are tea and coffee-making facilities. The Wi-Fi is excellent and the staffs are helpful and courteous. A two-night stay costs £380.00.
Project Controls Expo is fast becoming the largest Project Controls conference globally. This year over 1000 delegates ranging from program, project and portfolio managers to risk analysts are expected to attend this event. Project Controls Expo are offering workshops to delegates who want to further their careers in these areas.
The tracks are divided into zones so that delegates can hone into a particular area that suits their interests whether this is construction, innovations, technology or case studies where experts will reveal their journeys using real-life events. The Government and Ministry of Defence keynotes will engage and inspire the audience.
The Networking Cafés are open all day and offer a relaxing atmosphere to engage with your peers share practical experiences, or discuss industry trends and best practices.