High-Profile Ministers and MP’s Announced for UKCW London

High-Profile Ministers and MP's Announced for UKCW London

Government ministers Lord Callanan and Nusrat Ghani, and MP Caroline Nokes, have all been announced as keynote speakers at this week’s UK Construction Week London, the UK’s largest event for the built environment, which makes a welcome return to London’s ExCeL from today, 2-4 May 2023. Registration is now live

Lord Callanan, who was appointed Minister for Energy Efficiency and Green Finance earlier this year, will appear with TV presenter and architect George Clarke on the UKCW Main Stage at 10.45am on the first day (May 2nd) for Net Zero Countdown – Keynote Intro and Question Time.

Nusrat Ghani MP, Construction Minister, will speak as part of a discussion on the UKCW Main Stage at 11.15am on May 2nd – The 5th CO2NSTRUCTZERO Report.

Caroline Nokes MP, Chair of the Women and Equalities Committee, will be part of an Employment Panel appearing at the Culture Change Hub at 11.30am on May 3rd to discuss How To Identify Diverse Talent for Promotion – what does the industry need?

Nathan Garnett, UKCW event director, commented: “It’s testament to the show’s standing and reputation that UKCW London has been able to attract such a high calibre of speaker as these three politicians, who are part of a prestigious line-up of experts from across the sector who’ll be appearing at this year’s show. We can’t wait to hear what they all have to say.”

With over 10,000 products on display from over 300 exciting exhibitors including Rointe Kingspan, Google, Sevadis, HP, Celsa UK, Houzz Pro, Hanson Plywood and many more, the multi award-winning show attracts a wealth of overseas exhibitors from as far afield as Australia, China, India, Norway, Turkey and the UAE.

Celebrating Culture Change in Construction, UKCW London will host three days of debate and discussion from top speakers on how the industry can move forward to tackle its biggest issues, including quality, fire safety, sustainability, offsite manufacturing, mental health, and improving diversity and inclusion. Visitors will also be able to find sections dedicated to Digital Construction, Infrastructure, Offsite, Surfaces, Net Zero including Renewables, HVAC, Energy Management; Build Show including Roofing, Cladding and Insulation; Tools; Health & Safety; Fire Prevention; Future Lab; and a Careers Trail.

Officially opened by architect and Channel 4 presenter George Clarke, UKCW London will also feature sessions and seminars led by industry experts across the show’s six stages; the show will feature an incredible 300 speakers, with over 150 hours of CPD seminars available.

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