Conferences & Events Programme

Heritage Open Day

8 September, BRE, Watford

This family-friendly event is open to the general public, as part of the national Heritage Open Days programme. As well as the once top secret model of the Mohne Dam used in the early stages of developing the Dambusters’ famous Bouncing Bomb, some of our larger test labs and the homes of our Innovation Park will be open to view for free.


BRE Innovation in Solar Conference

10 September, BRE, Watford

A one-day conference brings together visionaries and researchers from the cutting edge of innovation in solar power.

BRE welcomes you to attend this event to find out more about what is coming up on the horizon of this fast paced market from new approaches to energy systems to revolutionary products.

BRE Fire Research Conference 2018

18 September, BRE, Watford

Reflecting BRE’s standing in the field of fire behaviour research and fire performance testing, the programme will reveal the diversity and influence of BRE’s research activities, working with government and major stakeholders on pressing areas for investigation and improvement in fire protection and fire risk management.

The 2018 Annual UK Top100 Corporate Modern Slavery Influencers’ Index Recognition Dinner

26 September, RIBA London
Developed and delivered by BRE and Sustain Worldwide, recognises individuals from all business sectors (not Government or NGOs) who are influence leaders in raising awareness to end modern slavery and labour exploitation.

Modern Slavery and Ethical Labour in Construction Leadership Symposium 2018

27 September, RIBA London
The 3rd annual 2018 Symposium draws together the corporate leaders, professional institutions and membership associations, and public and third sector advocates who are driving the agenda to raise awareness of modern slavery and labour exploitation in the UK and global supply chains.

UK Construction Week CPD Seminars

9-11 October, NEC, Birmingham

BRE is delighted to announce that in a dedicated theatre, BRE Academy will be hosting a series of informative workshops.  Come and listen against the backdrop of UK Construction Week and 650+ exhibitors!

8th Annual APRES Conference

1 November, Pinsent Masons, London

The 8th Annual APRES Conference takes a cross supply chain approach to best practice examples of responsible sourcing and procurement for infrastructure projects.

Attend to hear from clients of the leading national infrastructure projects.

UK Passivhaus Conference 2018

13 November, Cloth Hall Court, Leeds

In the UK, buildings in use account for 43% of CO2 emissions, providing a significant opportunity to make energy & carbon savings.

The 2018 UK Passivhaus Conference aims to provide the industry with technical & policy insight into the technologies and techniques available now to implement and meet 2050 carbon targets.

Cities Convention

27-28 November, BRE, Watford

Two back-to-back one-day conferences will explore two key areas: Cities Regeneration and Cities Infrastructure.

Supported by real-world case studies and drawing upon the insights of experts, the conference will examine key concepts around a more data-driven built environment, public-private partnerships and cyber security.

Constructing Excellence Annual Conference 2018

12 December, Tower of London

2018 is Constructing Excellence’s year of Words into Action. This year’s annual conference will look at tangible ways in which Constructing Excellence principles have been applied to deliver value and improve performance.

Join us on 12 December to find out how we can build on 20 years of industry leadership and maximise this unique opportunity for change.

Health, Wellbeing and Productivity: An Integrated Approach to Providing Quality Indoor Environments

28 February 2019, BRE, Watford

People living in developed countries spend typically 90% or more of their time indoors and more susceptible individuals, such as the elderly, infants and those with pre-existing medical conditions, may spend almost all of their time indoors.

The conference will concentrate on ways of providing and maintaining quality indoor environments in both domestic and non-domestic buildings.

Looking for a sustainable venue for your event that offers more than just a meeting space?

With the choice of 4 dedicated meeting rooms we are sure to have the required set-up that will suit your needs. Any bookings in the month of August to receive an exclusive 20% discount. Contact Gemma Speck on 0333 321 8811 or email and arrange a viewing today!