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Expert webinars introduce students to the industry

‘Introduction to’ series will cover social value, BIM, project management and law among other topics.

The CIOB in the East of England is creating a webinar series to provide academic staff and construction management students an insight into the industry.

The ‘Introduction to…’ series will feature industry experts providing 30-minute seminars on topics such as BIM, construction law, social value and project management.

Clockwise from top left: Hannah Lamont, McLaughlin & Harvey; Lawrence Pearce, Holmes & Hills; Melanie Robinson, BIM Academy; Francesca Lofiego, ISG

Experts lined up include: Melanie Robinson, project manager at BIM Academy; Sam Bawden and Lawrence Pearce from Holmes & Hills solicitors; Hannah Lamont, social value coordinator at McLaughlin & Harvey Construction; Jane McRobbie, Alexander Stadium Social Value, McLaughlin & Harvey Construction;  Francesca Lofiego, BIM coordinator, UK Fit Out ISG; and Toby Vowels, senior recruitment consultant at Harper Harrison.

The series will also provide direction to further resources such as online platforms, blogs, podcasts and additional reading.

The series will align with the CIOB’s new Tomorrow’s Leaders strategy to create a community that helps to equip our emerging talents with the skills they need to excel in their studies and continue on to have a successful future within the construction industry.

If you have any topic suggestions, would like to put yourself forward as a speaker or have any questions about the series, please contact [email protected].

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