Speaking

Paul speaks regularly at industry conferences, academic institutions, training workshops, webinars and other events.

Forthcoming:

  • 29 November 2016 – “Digitalisation and the industry currently known as construction”, Edinburgh – Viewpoint – Built environment data management in Scotland
  • 17 November 2016 – “Social Media for civil engineers”, Glasgow – ICE Scotland
  • 16 November 2016 – “Big Data, BI and BIM – Pt1” – Middlesex University

His recent ‘gigs’ include:

2016

  • 10 November 2016 – “From document collection to data collaboration: BIM and beyond”, Prague, Czech Republic – Czech BIM Council
  • 11 October 2016 – “Construction collaboration technologies: from email to BIM (and beyond)”, Bristol – Lecture to University of West of England
  • 22 September 2016 – “Open data, trust and transparency – are we sufficiently prepared?”, Jersey – CIPR Channel Islands Group
  • 8 September 2016 – “Open Data: Digitalisation and the industry currently known as construction”, Hemel Hempstead – COMIT community day
  • 12 August 2016 – “Twitter – what’s it all about?”, London – ICE NW Group webinar
  • 14 June 2016 – “Public Relations and Crisis Management in the Construction Industry”, London – Construction Industry Council policy and economics forum
  • 25 May 2016 – “From document collaboration to data collaboration”, London – Viewpoint user conference
  • 24 May 2016 – “What can we expect next on this digital journey?”, IOD, London – IFS user conference
  • 28 April 2016 – “Construction collaboration technologies: from email to BIM (and beyond)”, Loughborough – Lecture to Loughborough University MSc group
  • 15 March 2016 – “Disruptions in the AEC software market”, London – AECOM
  • 21 January 2016 – “Construction collaboration technologies: from email to BIM (and beyond)”, London – University of Westminster BeginBIM

2015

  • 16 December 2015 – “Big Data, BI and BIM (Pt2)” – Middlesex University
  • 11 November 2015 – “ICE and social media” – ICE group chairs
  • 21 October 2015 – “Big Data, BI and BIM (Pt1)” – Middlesex University
  • 14 October 2015 – “Construction collaboration technologies: from email to BIM (and beyond)” – Loughborough University
  • 18 July 2015 – “Disrupting the AEC software market”, London – AEC Hackathon
  • 25 June 2015 – “How we work”, Reading – Futurebuild
  • 1 June 2015 – “ICE and social media”, London – (for ICE staff)
  • 22 May 2015 – “Effective user of Twitter”, London – (webinar for ICE staff)
  • 20 May 2015  – “Disrupting the AEC software market”, London – 4Projects Customer Summit
  • 12 May 2015 – “Social media for surveyors”, Birmingham – RICS West Midlands CPD day
  • 16 April 2015  – “Big Data: opportunities and challenges in construction”, London – Asite/ConstructIT
  • 26 March 2015 – “From email to BIM, Big Data and beyond”, Loughborough University – lecture to MSc Civil Engineering group
  • 17 March 2015 – “Social media for surveyors”, Loughborough – RICS East Midlands CPD day
  • 12 February 2015 – “Social and Mocial”, London – Workplace Trends
  • 28 January 2015 – “Effective use of Twitter”, Sunningdale – (for CIOB branch administrators)

2014

  • 17 December 2014 – “BIM and Big Data, Pt 2”, London – Middlesex University
  • 3 December 2014 – “Behaviours for Collaboration“, London – ThinkBIM – organised by Leeds Beckett University
  • 2 December 2014 – “From email to BIM and beyond”, London – Leeds Beckett University
  • 19 November 2014 – “BIM and Big Data, Pt 1”, London – Middlesex University
  • 19 November 2014 – “Behaviours for Collaboration”, London – Bentley Sytems Technology Day
  • 14 November 2014 – “Improving the image of construction“, London – Constructing Excellence National Convention
  • 15 October 2014 – “From email to BIM, Big Data and beyond”, Loughborough University – lecture to MSc Project Management group
  • 25 September 2014 – “‘Mocial’ – mobile and social media in construction”, Loughborough – COMIT community day
  • 24 September 2014 – “Disruptions in construction IT”, Coventry – talk to Eque2 customer summit
  • 9 July 2014 – “Big Data is the new currency”, Leeds – ThinkBIM – organised by Leeds Beckett University
  • 9 July 2014 – “Big Data is the new currency”, Salford – Construct IT
  • 29 April 2014 – “Social media for construction”, London – Forum for the Built Environment
  • 20 March 2014 – “Blogging for business”, London – WorkplaceTrends Social Media for Business event
  • 13 March 2014 – “Using social media in the construction industry”, Loughborough – RICS East Midlands CPD event
  • 5 March 2014 – “Mobile BIM – future gazing”, ThinkBIM Twilight seminar – organised by Leeds Metropolitan University Centre for Knowledge Exchange
  • 4 February 2014 – “Wikipedia – it’s search engine gold, it’s inaccurate, it’s used by lazy students for research, it’s mainly edited by white male 50-somethings…..” – London, TagTribe Breakfast meeting

2013

  • 10 December 2013 – “A Wikipedia 101“, online – webinar organised by CIPR
  • 4 December 2013 – “Time and Relative Dimensions in Social” (‘Pecha Kucha’ presentation), at ThinkBIM, Leeds – organised by Leeds Metropolitan University Centre for Knowledge Exchange
  • 28 November 2013 – “‘Mocial’ collaboration: incorporating mobile and social media into construction project delivery”, BRE Watford – Mobile Computing Solutions Priority1 user conference
  • 17 October 2013 – “Getting Social”, Peterborough – organised by Peterborough CIOB
  • 16 October 2013 – “From paper to BIM: the construction collaboration story”, Loughborough University – lecture to MSc Project Management group
  • 15 October 2013 – “Time and Relative Dimensions in Social”, Didcot – BE2campOxon
  • 4 September 2013 – “A Wikipedia 101”, online –  webinar organised by CIPR
  • 12 June 2013 – “Losing control, earning authority”, Leeds – GreenVision ‘Building Transparency‘ event
  • 11 June 2013 – “Just in Time Knowledge”, London – Institution of Civil Engineers Learned Societies forum
  • 20 March 2013 – “Effective use of Twitter for Business”, London – WorkplaceTrends event
  • 9 February 2013 – “Getting Started with social media”, Marriott, Liverpool – Institute of Architectural Ironmongers annual meeting

2012

  • 5 December 2012 – “Data Everywhere” (‘Pecha Kucha’ presentation), at ThinkBIM, Leeds – organised by Leeds Metropolitan University Centre for Knowledge Exchange
  • 14 November 2012 – “Getting Social” Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, Essex – organised by Essex CIOB
  • 25 October 2012 – “From paper to BIM: the construction collaboration story”, Jubilee Library, Brighton – organised by Sussex Constructing Excellence
  • 17 October 2012 – “Twittiquette”, CIPR webinar, online – organised by CIPR
  • 6 September 2012 – “Powerful blogs”, CIPR webinar, online – organised by CIPR
  • 21 June 2012 – “Wikipedia 101: The Basics”, CIPR Social Summer event – organised by CIPR
  • 23 May 2012 – “Construction PR in the digital age” – Old Broadcasting House, Leeds – a joint CIMCIG/CAPSIG seminar
  • 16 May 2012 – “What’s next for digital communications in construction marketing” – Building Centre, London – CIMCIG conference
  • 12 May 2012 – “Getting Started with social media”, Marriott Forest of Arden, Warks – Guild of Architectural Ironmongers annual meeting
  • 9 May 2012 – “From paper to BIM: the construction collaboration story”, Aecom House, St Albans – organised by Herts & Beds Best Practice Club
  • 26 April 2012 – “Creating dedicated online communities”, CIPR webinar, online – organised by CIPR
  • 25 April 2012 – “What is BIM, and what can it do?” – Winning with BIM, Building Centre, London – CIMCIG conference
  • 28 March 2012 – “Twittiquette”, CIPR webinar, online – organised by CIPR
  • 21 March 2012 – “Social media marketing and sustainability”, RIBA Pavilion, Ecobuild, ExCEL, London – for RIBA Enterprises
  • 15 March 2012 – “Powerful blogs”, CIPR webinar, online – organised by CIPR
  • 13 March 2012 – “Getting Social”, Lovell Partnerships office in Elstree, WD6 3BS – organised by Herts CIOB
  • 7 March 2012 – “Collaboration and social media in construction”, Technology keynote presentation to software vendor internal conference, Germany

2011

2010

2009

  • 8 October 2009 – “Online AEC communities of interest” at Be2camp@WorkingBuildings2009 (London Olympia) – organised by Be2camp
  • 7 October 2009 – “Web 2.0, sustainability and sharing AEC data” at Be2camp@WorkingBuildings2009 (London Olympia) – organised by Be2camp
  • 10 September 2009 – “Lessons in applying Web 2.0 to construction PR and marketing” at CIMCIG evening seminar (Building Centre, London) – organised by CIMCIG
  • 12 August 2009 – “PR, marketing, Web 2.0 and construction” at Be2camp Brum (Fazeley Studios, Birmingham) – organised by Be2camp
  • 15 May 2009 – “PR, marketing and Web 2.0” at Be2camp North (FACT, Liverpool) – organised by Be2camp
  • 26 March 2009 – “How can Web 2.0 help us maximise impact on minimised budgets?” at CAPSIG Question Time (Building Centre, London) – organised by CIPR CAPSIG
  • 19 February 2009 – “Collaboration: past, present and future” at Construction Management 09 (Bridgewater Hall, Manchester) – organised by Public Sector Events
  • 11 February 2009 – “Online: the rise and rise” at Construction Marketing in a Recession (Building Centre, London) – organised by CIMCIG
  • 04 February 2009 – Construction Collaboration Technologies (lecture to MSc students, Reading University)

2008

  • 26 November 2008 – Construction Collaboration Technologies (lecture to MSc students, Loughborough University)
  • 10 October 2008 – Web 2.0 at Be2camp 2008 (Building Centre, London)
  • 22 May 2008 – Construction Collaboration Technologies (RIBA CPD event, Birmingham)
  • 21 May 2008 – Construction Collaboration Technologies (RIBA CPD event, Knutsford)
  • 26 + 27 March 2008 – Construction Collaboration Technologies (lectures to MBA for Construction Executives, Manchester Business School)