Events: February 2016

Events with blue dates are BECBC events, dark grey member events.

BECBC Member Meeting (February 2016)

3rd February 2016

9.00am to 12.30pm at Energus, near Workington, Cumbria

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LLWR: Business Services Marketplace Supplier Engagement Session

3rd February 2016

1.00pm at Energus (following BECBC Member Meeting)

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Community Energy 2016 – What Now?

6th February 2016

This conference will explore the latest challenges and opportunities for community energy in Cumbria. Following a number of policy changes in energy this is an ideal opportunity to inform and encourage communities and local authorities to continue taking action on energy. The conference will look at the continuing potential for renewable energy, and beyond this to energy management in homes and communities and how projects can be funded.

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BECBC Socio Economic Sector Group Meeting (February 2016)

9th February 2016

9.30am to 12.30pm at the Board Room, Innovation Centre, Westlakes Science and Technology Park, Moor Row, Whitehaven, Cumbria CA24 3TP

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Knowles - Contractual Awareness - Westlakes

10th February 2016

This is a vital course for anyone who is involved in the construction supply chain – employers, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.

The morning focuses on contract formation and introduces the important features of contract law which apply to construction contracts. These include issues such as whose terms apply, letters of intent, quotations and collateral warranties. The afternoon focuses on common problem areas including correspondence, valuation of variations, payment, discount, retention and limitation of liability.

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SquareOneLaw: The Energy Debate - What does the future hold?

11th February 2016

8.00am to 10.30am at Wynyard Hall, Wynyard, Billingham, Cleveland TS22 5NF

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NI, NNL and Sellafield Event: Technology Supply Chain In Action

11th February 2016

8.00am to 3.00pm at Energus, Workington

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FabPro Company Branding Workshop

11th February 2016

9.30am - 4.30pm at the Fab Lab, Cockmerouth

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Retrofitting Buildings for Energy Efficiency :: Day 1 :: First Steps in Retrofitting

11th February 2016

This is the first day in Cumbria Action for Sustainability's (CAfS) CPD accredited course – Refurbishing Buildings for Energy Efficiency – suitable for building professionals to experienced hobbyists. 

This first day is an introduction to the concept of retrofitting of existing buildings, why it is necessary and the specific issues to consider when looking at the options available for improving the energy performance of this particular building type.

The day will also look at current legislation and incentives; the existing methods of assessing energy performance and their limitations as well as recent research and improvements in our understanding of traditional building performance. The course will consist of illustrated lectures.

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BECBC Workshop: A Collaborative Approach to Project Delivery - How and Why

12th February 2016

9.00am to 2.00pm at Hunday Manor Hotel, near Workington

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Census market engagement - briefing event

18th February 2016

9.30am to 12.30pm at Pendulum Hotel & Manchester Conference Centre (the Pioneer Theatre), Weston Building, Sackville Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 3BB

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BECBC Event: Pitching for Business Workshop

19th February 2016

MORNING SESSION: 9.00am to 2.15pm at Hunday Manor Hotel, Workington, Cumbria

AFTERNOON SESSION: 1.00pm to 5.30pm - extra session added due to demand for places

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Sellafield: Opening the door to opportunity – major projects

23rd February 2016 — 24th February 2016

9.00am to 3.00pm at Energus, near Workington

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DONG Energy Supply Chain Event: Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm

24th February 2016

10.00am to 3.00pm at The Forum, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HH

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Nuclear Decommissioning & Waste Management Summit 2016

24th February 2016

in London

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Parkinson’s Charity Dinner

25th February 2016

at Hunday Manor Hotel, near Workington, Cumbria

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NI: Nuclear Security

25th February 2016

at Church House, London

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CfLP: Leadership at Lunch with Kev House (The Art of Being Brilliant)

25th February 2016

12.00 noon to 1.30pm at Samuel Lindow Building, Westlakes Science and Technology Park, Whitehaven, Cumbria

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CCF Fundraising Event: The Big Sleep

27th February 2016

NB: NEW DATE 30 Jan postponed due to waterlogged site, now on 27 Feb 2016

at The Low Wood Hotel, Windermere

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