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MPA has an active programme of events planned for 2019. To find out what's planned and receive further information from an MPA contact, just see below.

EVENT DATE VENUE CONTACT

Top Ten Tips: Specifying Sustainable Concrete
An insight into the design and construction considerations for buildings with low whole-life carbon. It includes responsible sourcing, low carbon cements, recycled aggregates and tips for achieving material efficiency.

04 March 2019 Online webinar Patience Gatima

Futurebuild 2019
The Concrete Centre will be exhibiting at this year's Futurebuild event, taking place at ExCel London on 5th – 7th March 2019. The Concrete Centre stand will be in the Materials hub ( E80 & E81) and will offer a wealth of expert advice and practical demonstrations showing the many ways in which designers can use concrete and masonry construction to achieve sustainability, performance and aesthetic goals.

05 – 07 March 2019 Excel London Patience Gatima

The Concrete Centre: Concrete Elegance
The forthcoming lecture will feature recently completed education buildings, both projects demonstrate ways in which concrete can be used for sustainable construction .

19 March 2019 The Building Centre, London Patience Gatima

Mortar Industry Association (MIA) Annual Meeting & Lunch
The MIA Lunch provides an excellent opportunity to get the lowdown on key mortar issues and network with colleagues and stakeholders.

02 May 2019 The Royal Over-Seas League, London Jane Blake

MPA Wales Annual Seminar, Planning Workshop & Lunch
A major event in the MPA Wales calendar, the MPA Wales Seminar will showcase how our industry provides vital raw materials for key sectors of industry and supports the aspirations of Welsh Government.

10 May 2019 Cardiff Marriott Hotel David Harding
The Concrete Centre: Achieving Cast In-Situ Visual Concrete
The inner surface of formwork dictates the texture, surface and even the tone of the 'as struck' concrete and this webinar explores the properties of a range of different formwork facing materials and the finish of concrete that they produce.
13 May 2019 Online Webinar Patience Gatima

East Anglia Region 'Safer by Sharing' Seminar
MPA 'Safer by Sharing' Seminars aim to raise awareness amongst industry employers, employees and contractors about how incidents can be reduced; and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills relating to high priority practical health and safety topics. The seminars will cover the topic "Fatal 6". The event carries 3 hours CPD and is free of charge.
Download the booking form here.

14 May 2019 Tattersalls, Newmarket Jane Blake

PRECAST2019
PRECAST is the UK's largest precast concrete industry conference & exhibition, and this year will take place on 16 May 2019 at the infamous King Power Stadium, Leicester. The day offers an opportunity to view the latest products, services and network with industry professionals.

16 May 2019 King Power Stadium, Leicester Amy Potter

Midland Region 'Safer by Sharing' Seminar
MPA 'Safer by Sharing' Seminars aim to raise awareness amongst industry employers, employees and contractors about how incidents can be reduced; and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills relating to high priority practical health and safety topics. The seminars will cover the topic "Fatal 6" and will be facilitated by MPA Members Reece Safety Products.
The event carries 3 hours CPD and is free of charge.
Download the booking form here.

16 May 2019 Swinfen Hall Hotel, Lichfield Jane Blake

South West Region 'Safer by Sharing' Seminar
MPA 'Safer by Sharing' Seminars aim to raise awareness amongst industry employers, employees and contractors about how incidents can be reduced; and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills relating to high priority practical health and safety topics. The seminars will cover the topic "Fatal 6". The event carries 3 hours CPD and is free of charge.
Download the booking form here.

22 May 2019 Somerset Earth Science Study Centre, Somerset Jane Blake

The Concrete Centre: Concrete Elegance
Concrete Elegance brings together architects, engineers, developers and designers to share experiences and ideas of contemporary concrete design. Join us on 12 June 2019 to learn about inspirational, world-class, concrete architecture.

12 June 2019 The Building Centre, London Patience Gatima

Construction Industry Golf Day, Hosted by British Precast – in aid of CRASH
Open to all within the construction industry, this event offers a great opportunity to entertain and network with customers. Playing 18 Holes on the PGA course with entertainment and prizes. Charitable sponsorship opportunities available.  

12 June 2019 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield Amy Potter

MPA National Conference 'Mineral Products 2019'
The MPA National Conference is a major member event with a different theme each year. The event features interactive business panel sessions with several high profile expert speakers. High level delegates from many MPA producer and associate companies attend.

24 June 2019 QEII Conference Centre, London events@mineralproducts.org

British Precast Awards & Annual Dinner
The British Precast Annual Dinner will be held on 27 June 2019 at the Leicester Marriott Hotel, where we will also be presenting the prestigious Best Practice Awards. The evening promises to be a fantastic opportunity for members to network, relax and celebrate the success of the industry.

27 June 2019 Leicester Marriott Hotel Amy Potter

SAMSA Conference & Dinner
This year's SAMSA conference and formal dinner is being held on 4th and 5th July 2019. 

04 – 05 July 2019

TBC

Nick Horsley

Asphalt Materials and Pavements
Now in its 46th consecutive year, the MPA/Newcastle University Course clearly demonstrates that it remains at the forefront of training and education in the sector. The course provides an extensive overview of the subject.

01 – 06 September 2019

University of Newcastle

Malcolm Simms

London & South East Region 'Safer by Sharing' Seminar
MPA 'Safer by Sharing' Seminars aim to raise awareness amongst industry employers, employees and contractors about how incidents can be reduced; and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills relating to high priority practical health and safety topics. The seminars will cover the topic "Fatal 6". The event carries 3 hours CPD and is free of charge.
Download the booking form here.

24 September 2019 Doubletree by Hilton Victoria, London Jane Blake

North Region 'Safer by Sharing' Seminar
MPA 'Safer by Sharing' Seminars aim to raise awareness amongst industry employers, employees and contractors about how incidents can be reduced; and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills relating to high priority practical health and safety topics. The seminars will cover the topic "Fatal 6". The event carries 3 hours CPD and is free of charge.
Download the booking form here.

26 September 2019 Middlethorpe Hall Hotel, York Jane Blake

Modern Masonry: Housing Conference
This event provides practical guidance on the range of solutions, both established and emerging, and shares best practice for the design and construction of new, energy efficient, high quality and comfortable homes.

15 October 2019

The Building Centre, London

Patience Gatima

MPA Quarries & Nature Event 2019
The mineral products industry is uniquely placed to help halt biodiversity decline. The event attracts a very wide range of NGO and environmental organisations, looks at progress and challenges and celebrates best practice through the long running MPA Restoration Awards and the Biodiversity Awards.

23 October 2019

The Royal Society, London

events@mineralproducts.org

The Concrete Centre: Concrete Elegance
Concrete Elegance brings together architects, engineers, developers and designers to share experiences and ideas of contemporary concrete design. Join us on 12 November 2019 to learn about inspirational, world-class, concrete architecture.

12 November 2019

The Building Centre, London Patience Gatima

MPA Health & Safety Conference and Awards
The premier event for health and safety within the mineral products industry showcases the steps industry is taking to move closer to the ultimate target of Zero Harm.

13 November 2019 30 Euston, London events@mineralproducts.org

MPA London and South East Region Christmas Lunch
First class lunch at a prime London location.

04 December 2019 Park Lane Hotel, London Jane Blake

MPA East Anglia Christmas Lunch
First class lunch at a prime East Anglia location.

12 December 2019 Tattersalls, Newmarket Jane Blake
   
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