Events: September 2019

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

Heathrow Expansion Supplier Conference

4th September 2019

The Heathrow Expansion Project will deliver the capacity that the UK needs to extend its international footprint. We have set ambitious objectives for the delivery of the project with our stakeholders and community and our suppliers will be integral in helping us to deliver on these.

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YGN Intro to Nuclear New Build & Power Generation 2019

4th September 2019

Delegates will be exposed to the past, present and future of nuclear power production, through technical seminars presented by representatives from across the industry, as well as a tour of Hinkley Point C Construction Site.

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HS2 Industry Day: Mechanical & Electrical (M&E)

4th September 2019

HS2 Ltd is hosting an Industry Event on 4.9.2019 to engage with the market, sharing its vision and to gain proactive market Intel for the procurement of Tunnel and Lineside M&E.

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BECBC Member Meeting (September 2019)

4th September 2019

Monthly Member Meeting of the BECBC - guests welcome, but must apply to attend first

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Meet the Buyer 2019 - Helping you Bid Better (Supplier Development Programme)

4th September 2019

The Supplier Development Programme is proud to announce the date for the 2nd annual Meet the Buyer North event, which is sponsored by Scottish Government and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

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BECBC Shadow Board Focus Group Activity: Future High Streets Fund with Copeland Borough Council

4th September 2019

A focus group for young professionals from BECBC member companies to discuss the Future High Streets Fund Project with Copeland Borough Council. This will run alongside the monthly BECBC Member Meeting.

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BECBC Nuclear Sector Deal Supply Chain Engagement Event

4th September 2019

The Nuclear Sector Deal (NSD) is aimed at reducing costs of new build and decommissioning whilst addressing the creation of new opportunities, skills, R&D and business growth.

The Waste Management and Decommissioning R&D and Technology Group have asked BECBC to engage with our members and guests to discuss the NSD to gather views of those working within the sector.

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Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health Course

5th September 2019

This course will be running at Better Bodies UK, 45 Roper street Whitehaven on 5th September 2019. Booking essential as places are limited. Contact Jon@betterbodiesuk.com , claire@betterbodiesuk.com or call/text 07485 015722 for information and booking.

Course cost is £80pp which includes exam, certification and course handbook. 

RQF Level 2 Award:
FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

SCQF Level 5 Award:
Award in First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 5

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace and to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected.

Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and be a point of contact within the workplace to help and support those with a suspected mental health condition.

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Dounreay Decommissioning Services Framework Supply Chain Event

5th September 2019

This event will give companies an understanding of upcoming projects and potential opportunities at Dounreay.

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The Miller Conference 2019 on Radiation Chemistry

9th September 2019 — 14th September 2019

The Miller Conference on Radiation Chemistry is an international meeting devoted to all aspects of Radiation Chemistry Research and Applications. It is held every two years and gathers scientists and technologists from all over the world, providing an important opportunity to exchange ideas between people with different backgrounds and to foster the professional growth of both early career and experienced researchers.

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EIC Event: Energy 2019 (Global Opportunities in the Power, Nuclear & Renewables Sectors)

10th September 2019

Connecting the supply chain to global opportunities

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Small and Medium Enterprises Workshop PM

10th September 2019

BEIS Commercial are running two 3 hour workshops covering the following:

  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Policy update including prompt payment
  • How we procure at BEIS and Procurement Routes
  • The systems we use at BEIS and The Procurement Pipeline
  • BEIS terms and Conditions – FAQs
  • Questions and Feedback from SMEs (Tell them how they can improve)
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DSEI 2019 – UK PAVILION

10th September 2019 — 13th September 2019

Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) is recognised as the world’s largest land, sea and air biennial defence and security exhibition, bringing together senior international trade and military experts from across the entire supply chain in an optimal business environment. In 2019 the UK Pavilion will once again, be ideally located in the South Hall alongside well known British Primes.

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IOSH Managing Safely Course

10th September 2019 — 2nd January 2020

3 Day IOSH Managing Safely Course. 

Price - Bookings made before 30th June are at a discounted price of £400 pp +VAT  (after this date, it will be £450 pp +VAT)

Venue - Forton, Lancaster

Contact - heath@mehconsultants.co.uk / 07825 954910 to book your place

Alternative dates or training at your workplace can also be arranged

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BECBC Social Value Sector Group Meeting (September 2019)

10th September 2019

Specialist BECBC Sector group meeting - for BECBC members only

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WESTINGHOUSE SPRINGFIELDS - ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS EXHIBITION

11th September 2019

The Engineering & Technology Solutions Exhibition will give both current and potentially new suppliers an opportunity to meet with Westinghouse ‘end-users’ in their place of work.

It will enable companies wishing to demonstrate their products, services and capabilities to an audience actively seeking solutions to their ongoing and future needs; and will achieve this in an environment which is not normally possible any other way. 

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The Great Hospice Cake Off (Hospice at Home West Cumbria)

12th September 2019

Gather your family, friends, work colleagues & neighbours to enjoy a cup of tea and a delicious treat and support your local hospice

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Saturday Somatics in September (14 Sept 2019)

14th September 2019

Hanna Somatic sessions recognise where you might be unconsciously holding yourself tightly in reaction to injury or trauma and stress.

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Engaging Managers - Developing People

17th September 2019

CIPD Cumbria Branch event

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Atkins Nuclear Technology Showcase

18th September 2019

A dynamic technology open day where products and solutions will be demonstrated and specialists will be available to talk with our clients and business partners. 

The range of technologies that Atkins and its strategic technology partners are deploying into the nuclear market will be showcased.

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BEP Supply Chain Workshop

18th September 2019

Join our Supply Chain Manager and Procurement Manager to understand some of the do's and don'ts of tendering.

This workshop aims to give supply chain companies the chance to improve future bids for work thereby increasing their ability to win work.

The workshop will be followed by a networking lunch.

If numbers exceed capacity priority may be given to smaller companies based in West Cumbria

This workshop will be held at Westlakes Science Park. Another workshop will run in the Warrington area in January 2020.

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LOGIC’S latest contracts, highlighting the legal and practical risks associated with their use

18th September 2019

In November 2018, Oil & Gas UK subsidiary LOGIC published the 3rd edition of their General Conditions of Contract for Construction.  In December 2018, a new standard contract to assist companies with offshore decommissioning in the UK North Sea was published followed by the 4th Edition of LOGIC’s General Conditions of Contract (including guidance notes) for Services on-and off-shore in February 2019.

These model contracts are designed to provide companies and their contractors with a framework for working towards commercial agreements in a timely, co-operative and effective manner…but do they?effective manner…but do they?

Veronique Buehrlen QC and Sarah Williams of Keating Chambers will address certain key provisions of the new General Conditions of Contract for Offshore Decommissioning from the point of view of the seasoned litigator.  They will address areas such as the allocation of risk in relation to technical information provided by the company and the assumptions on which the scope of work is to be based, variations, indemnities, and the dispute resolution provisions, including adjudication as a means of fast track (if interim) dispute resolution.

HKA Experts Andrew Drennan and Trevor Butler will address some of the technical, time and money risks relevant to offshore decommissioning from the point of view of the claims consultant/expert advisor.

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Delivering Change Through Robotics at Sellafield

19th September 2019

Event to present opportunities for robotics and artificial intelligence within Sellafield and to showcase cutting-edge robotic technology.

The Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear (RAIN) Hub, in collaboration with Game Changers, will host this demonstration event.

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Cumbrian Golf Challenge 2019

19th September 2019

An exciting charity golf day supporting Walking with the Wounded 

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BECBC Workshop: Constellation of Opps & Social Media in schools

19th September 2019

A BECBC member workshop to encourage volunteers to be involved in presenting in schools to encourage students to consider different opportunities for their future and careers.

FREE event for BECBC members.

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Saturday Somatics in September (21 Sept 2019)

21st September 2019

Hanna Somatic sessions recognise where you might be unconsciously holding yourself tightly in reaction to injury or trauma and stress

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EHS SUMMIT AMERICAS 2019

24th September 2019 — 25th September 2019

The eighth Verdantix Summit convenes EHS professionals from diverse industries to share insights on how to improve EHS outcomes with innovative technologies such as software, mobile apps, fleet safety, virtual reality, smart PPE and data analytics.

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Employee Engagement: Making the world a better place to work

25th September 2019

CIPD Cumbria Branch event: this event is aimed at anyone who has responsibility for people or developing people related strategies.

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BIRCHWOOD NUCLEAR HUB, WARRINGTON - ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS EXHIBITION

25th September 2019

The Engineering & Technology Solutions Exhibition will give both current and potentially new suppliers an opportunity to meet with Sellafield Ltd ‘end-users’ and their Tier 2 contract organisations in a convenient location within the Birchwood Business Park estate.

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SMART Demolition – Planning for Decommissioning

26th September 2019

Putting forward solutions to provide a SMART way to decommission is the focus of this event. Whether on a chemical process or pharmaceutical site, power station, oil and gas platform, providing a SMART model to work to ensures a safe, effective and environmentally sound project, thus helping eliminate risks at every stage. 

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BECBC Workshop: Leading Safely

26th September 2019

FREE event for BECBC members

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Saturday Somatics in September (28 Sept 2019)

28th September 2019

Hanna Somatic sessions recognise where you might be unconsciously holding yourself tightly in reaction to injury or trauma and stress

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IOSH Managing Safely (3 day) Course [Ref: 19/09/04]

30th September 2019 — 2nd October 2019

IOSH Managing Safely (3 day) Course [Ref: 19/09/04] running in Energus, Workington on Monday 30 September 2019 to Wednesday 02 October 2019.

NB: There is a 15% discount available for BECBC members who would like to attend this course.

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