SFS offers the chance to connect at academy launch event

  • 26 Apr 2019

Building envelope specialist, SFS, is set to open the doors to its new construction innovation hub alongside a distinguished panel of speakers this May.

The Academy is SFS’s new learning space at its UK HQ in Leeds, designed to connect professionals and the future generation of construction to trade knowledge, network, learn and share ideas.

On Thursday 2nd May, SFS will launch the new academy with an evening event that will provide attendees with key insight from leading players across a spectrum of specialities within the construction industry, as well as the opportunity to learn about topics such as the future of architecture, developing new talent, construction 4.0, diversification in the workforce, and women in engineering and construction.

A range of speakers will attend the event, including architectural historian, broadcaster and writer Tom Dyckhoff. The panel will also comprise of managing directors of key companies in construction, speakers from local universities, and David Wigglesworth, Managing Director of SFS UK.

David comments: “The way buildings are designed and constructed is changing and evolving at a faster rate than ever before. […] Everybody from all corners of construction is facing new challenges, from 5D BIM, to solving the skills shortage problem, to working collaboratively, and bringing in much-needed efficiencies.

“The Academy is one of SFS’s core pillars to help the industry to focus on these challenges. The space is designed to share thought leadership initiatives and allow different professions of construction to come together.”

The event will be open to anybody with an interest in construction, from architects and specifiers to structural engineers and students.

Following the launch, The Academy at SFS will be the focal point for delivering CPDs, hosting networking events, engaging the next generation of professionals, while SFS experts will be on hand to provide product demonstrations and technical insight.

Tickets are available for up to 70 guests. Click here to book tickets and find out more about the event.

Contact

SFS 
153 Kirkstall Road
Leeds
LS4 2AT

Phone number : +44 (0)330 0555 888
Email : [email protected]

Visit the SFS website

Twitter
LinkedIn

Leave a Reply

Latest news

BMI

BMI work sees seven eco-friendly roofs improve health in Hattersley

As part of its own contribution to improving air quality, NHS Property Services chose to replace the roof of the Hattersley Health Centre in Hyde, Greater Manchester, with the help of BMI.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Health & Safety, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY Project Specification Group stresses importance of safety over cost this Fire Door Safety Week

Project Specification Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, says the drive to reduce cost must not be allowed to compromise the safety performance of a building, ahead of Fire Door Safety Week.

Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Doors, Exhibitions and Conferences, Health & Safety, Security and Fire Protection, Seminars

Aggreko
Gilberts Blackpool

A breath of fresh air in new airport terminal with Gilberts

How do you ensure a fresh, comfortable environment in an internal space the size of 11 football pitches, which can accommodate the transfer of up to 55 million people a year? Gilberts Blackpool have the answer…

Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Case Studies, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation