Conferences

Get the latest news and information on the key issues of the day, directly from leading experts.

We organise conferences and other events at which the top industrial, research, academic and media experts explain, discuss and present the latest information on today’s key built environment issues. These can range from flood resilience and modern slavery, to the digital revolution and affordable homes provision. See below for a selection of our forthcoming events.

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Be our partner in the forthcoming season of prestigious conferences. For more information please contact Ian Davies.

Visit the full listing of forthcoming events

BRE Lecture Theatre

Hold your event at BRE

A range of conference and meeting facilities is available at our 70-acre head-office site near Watford, which boasts a fascinating set of buildings and research facilities, including the world renowned Innovation Park. More information.

Build4Quality 2017

21 September – BRE Watford

The conference provides a vital forum to address and debate the sector’s issues, challenges, solutions and opportunities in order to deliver the quality homes and communities the nation requires. Find out more

BIM @ UK Construction Week

10-12 October – NEC Birmingham

The principles and possibilities in building information modelling and better information management (both referred to as BIM), with a focus on the benefits for construction product manufacturers will be covered in seminars.

Modern Slavery and Ethical Labour in Construction Leadership Symposium 2017

18 October – Westminster, London

This leading, high profile event will take a cross supply chain approach to demonstrate, through case study speaker interventions, how the sector’s leading organisations and companies are meeting compliance requirements and electing to go beyond the legislative minimum to mitigate their risks.

APRES Conference 2017

22 November – Westminster, London

The conference will provide a strategic overview of responsible and ethical resourcing, details of the latest tools and guidelines as well as insights into the latest research.

UK Passivhaus Conference

24 October – Business Design Centre

What is the future of Passivhaus? Join the Passivhaus Trust and BRE to discuss key issues for low energy homes, such as health and wellbeing, indoor air quality and embodied energy

Further events to follow