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2018 Conference Speakers Announced!

Sep 04, 2018

 On the 18th September we will be joined at the BSI Laboratories by the following speakers who are all passionate about the supply of safe and quality barriers to the construction industry.

Stephen Boyt
Founder & Managing Director, Delta Balustrades Ltd

With over 34 years experience in manufacturing, Founder of Delta Balustrades Ltd, kick starts our Barrier & Edge Safety Conference with an introduction to the Delta Academy and the collaboration with BSI to promote and encourage an awareness of barrier and edge safety in construction and the built environment.

Gavin Boyt
Finance & Marketing Director, Delta Balustrades Ltd

With a passion for developing and providing high quality and fully complaint balustrade systems, Gavin Boyt, joins us to discuss what constitutes barrier and edge safety and how to tell if your products are safe and fit for purpose.

Rob Hine
Head of Communications, BSI Group

A specialist in product approval and certification, Rob Hine, has worked with the EU commission to create synergy of product safety and quality globally over the past 20 years at BSI.

Rob helps to maintain the Kitemark as the number one mark for Quality, Safety and Trust and joins us at the Barrier & Edge Safety Conference to discuss how the adoption of standards and certification can help inspire trust and attract new customers, as well as gain competitive edge through speeding up the pre-qualifying stage for tenders, as certification with BSI delivers the evidence required to demonstrate a reputable company.

Fraser Caithness 
Sales Director, MiGlass Ltd

With over 16 years’ experience of working in the construction industry our glass expert, Fraser Caithness, has a demonstrated history of working in the Glass, Building Materials and Merchant industry and now works for one of the largest independent glass processors and manufacturers in Europe.

Offering a detailed understanding of the BS specification for glass, Fraser joins us to discuss what types of glass are suitable for your barriers and how you can reduce risks through heat soaking.

Bryan Carroll
Director, Masonry Fixings Ltd

Involved in post fixed anchor systems in the Irish market for the past 35 years, Bryan Carroll, has been part of phenomenal developments in how anchors are produced, tested, regulated and incorporated into the design of a structure.

Instrumental in the release of the BS8539 Code of Practice for the selection and installation of post-installed anchors in concrete and masonry; Bryan joins us to discuss the lack of understanding of adequate fixings still existing in construction.

Geoff Wilkinson
Director, Wilkinson Construction Consultants Ltd

A past Spokesperson for the Association of Consulting Approved Inspectors and the current Vice Chairman of the Building Control & Standards Faculty of the CIOB, Geoff Wilkinson joins us with over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry.

Managing Director of Wilkinson Construction Consultants Ltd an ISO 9001 company offering Approved Inspector, Fire Engineering, Fire Risk Assessment, Expert Witness, DDA Audits and Training courses, Geoff joins us to discuss the role of the building inspector and how a focus on standards and regulations can benefit your organisation in the long term.


Don’t panic! There’s still time to register for your spot at the Barrier & Edge Safety Conference. Click here to register.

Don’t forget throughout September we are also offering you the chance to WIN AN IPAD! Click here to enter our LinkedIn competition.



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