Event date: 9 September 2020

Opening times: 10:15 - 16:00

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Tower of London


The NFB heritage annual conference and exhibition will take place at the Tower of London.

Heritage built environment: Taking the past and building the future.heritage event 2020

This one day conference and exhibition, hosted at the prestigious Tower of London, focuses on the needs and challenges being faced by the heritage built sector. It will look at how traditional skills must work alongside modern building practices, to ensure the future of our growing stock of traditional buildings. The importance of innovation, collaboration, skills, education and better procurement practices will be explored alongside a showcase of fascinating heritage projects. 


 speaker Speakers and agenda:

T Whitehill  Tim Whitehill - event host

  • 10:15       Delegate arrival, registration and exhibition

Tea and coffee on arrival

  • 10:45        Welcome and introduction

              Tim Whitehil, Host of the NFB Heritage Conference 2020

              Clare Watson, Chair NFB Heritage Group

  • 10:55        Craft skills and the value of interdisciplinary learning

       The Prince’s Foundation

  • 11:20        Achieving Supply Chain Sustainability – The English Heritage Journey

 Sheriden Sleap,English Heritage

  • 11:45       Focus on heritage skills, training and funding

Mark Bodger, CITB

  • 12:10       Title TBC      

             Andrew Percy, B&CE

  • 12:30       Lunch, networking and exhibition  
  • 13:30       Heritage Fires and how Fire Engineering can help protect historic properties                         

Matthew Stevens, IFC   

  • 13:55       Title TBC

Clare Watson, NFB Heritage Group Chair 

  • 14:20       Heritage skills – necessary or just a niche?

Nell Hellier, Carmarthenshire County Council

  • 14:25       Refreshment break

Tea and coffee, exhibition

  • 14:40       Title TBC

Representative from HRP

  • 15:05       Title TBC

Representative from Robert Woodhead

  • 15:25       Heritage Q & A panel

An opportunity to ask questions of the events speakers

  • 15:50       Plenary

Tim Whitehill, Host of NFB Heritage Group event 2019

  • 16:00       Event close

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Sponsorship opportunities:

To sponsor or exhibit at this event, please email Mark Barber

Heritage Conference and Exhibition 9 September 2020