Speaking

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

Forthcoming:

  • 3 September – “Digital transformation – Design 2029”, Edinburgh – Specifi event
  • 9 September – “Ask me Anything” (co-chairing session with Anne Kemp) at ICE Digital Twin conference, London
  • 18 September – “Digital Transformation: Shaping the built environment for change”, London – Deltek conference
  • 25 September – “Big Data: an overview”, London, Constructing Excellence Digital Group half-day conference
  • 1 October – “Digital transformation – Design 2029”, Newcastle – Specifi event
  • 5 November – “Digital transformation – Design 2029”, Cardiff – Specifi event
  • 26 November – “Digital transformation – Design 2029”, London – Specifi event

Recent engagements include:

2019

  • 25 July – “Digital transformation – BIM and beyond”, London – Graitec seminar
  • 19 June – “Productivity and tech” – panel discussion at Facilities Show, London
  • 18 June – “Digital transformation in construction” – Deltek / Consult Australia webinar
  • 13 June – “Digital transformation in construction” – COINS user conference
  • 4 June – “Digital transformation – Design 2029”, Glasgow – Specifi event
  • 22 May – “New digital directions” (chairing panel discussion), London – Viewpoint EMEA user conference
  • 14 May – “Digital transformation – Design 2029”, Liverpool – Specifi event
  • 30 April – “Digital transformation – Design 2029”, Nottingham – Specifi event
  • 2 April – “Digital transformation – Design 2029”, Birmingham – Specifi event
  • 19 March – “Digital transformation – Design 2029”, Leeds – Specifi event
  • 5 March – Keynote at “Glimpse of the Future of BIM”, London
  • 25 February – “BIM, data, value”, London – BIMOpenMic
  • 13 February – “Big Data, BIM, and blockchain” – Middlesex University
  • 12 February – Keynote at “Glimpse of the Future of Project Controls”, London
  • 6 February – “BIM and the bigger data picture” – Middlesex University
  • 29 January – “Digital transformation – Design 2029”, Manchester – Specifi event
  • 24 January – “Salesforce technology adoption in construction”, London – facilitating panel discussion at Salesforce construction council
  • 22 January – “The future of construction collaboration”, Munich – panel discussion at think project! internal conference
  • 15 January – “Digital transformation – Design 2029”, Bristol – Specifi event

2018

  • 2 October – “Data: the New Normal”, Newcastle – Specifi event
  • 25 September – “Shaping a digital world”, London – chairing webinar / panel discussion at ICE
  • 17 July – “Data: the New Normal”, London – Specifi event
  • 4 July – “Data: the New Normal”, Manchester – Specifi event
  • 5 June – “The impact of digital”, London – CIMCIG Construction Futures conference
  • 23 May – “New digital directions” (chairing panel discussion), London – Viewpoint EMEA user conference
  • 20 March – “The [digital] future of the professions”, London – Landscape Institute
  • 10 January – “Big Data, BI and BIM – Pt2” – Middlesex University

2017

  • 7 December – “Encouraging positive project behaviours”, London – PwC Project Leadership Forum
  • 22 November – “CIPR Independent PR Practitioner Network”, Manchester – CIPR NorthWest Group
  • 21 November – “Big Data, BI and BIM – Pt1” – Middlesex University
  • 18-19 October – hosted Digital Construction Week podcasts, ExCEL, London – Digital Construction Week
  • 15 September – “Digital Transformation and Capital Projects” podcastPwC
  • 7 September – “PR and Open Data”, online –  webinar organised by CIPR
  • 18 May – “Going Digital: What is the right software to adopt?”, London – BIMRegions
  • 1 March – “Reimagining construction in the age of Smart”, London – Charles Russell Speechly
  • February-March – four lectures to BIM MSc course – University of Westminster
  • 25 January – “Big Data, BI and BIM – Pt2” – Middlesex University

2016

  • 29 November – “Digitalisation and the industry currently known as construction”, Edinburgh – Viewpoint – Built environment data management in Scotland
  • 17 November – “Social Media for civil engineers”, Glasgow – ICE Scotland
  • 16 November – “Big Data, BI and BIM – Pt1” – Middlesex University
  • 10 November – “From document collection to data collaboration: BIM and beyond”, Prague, Czech Republic – Czech BIM Council
  • 11 October – “Construction collaboration technologies: from email to BIM (and beyond)”, Bristol – Lecture to University of West of England
  • 22 September – “Open data, trust and transparency – are we sufficiently prepared?”, Jersey – CIPR Channel Islands Group
  • 8 September – “Open Data: Digitalisation and the industry currently known as construction”, Hemel Hempstead – COMIT community day
  • 12 August – “Twitter – what’s it all about?”, London – ICE NW Group webinar
  • 14 June – “Public Relations and Crisis Management in the Construction Industry”, London – Construction Industry Council policy and economics forum
  • 25 May – “From document collaboration to data collaboration”, London – Viewpoint user conference
  • 24 May – “What can we expect next on this digital journey?”, IOD, London – IFS user conference
  • 28 April – “Construction collaboration technologies: from email to BIM (and beyond)”, Loughborough – Lecture to Loughborough University MSc group
  • 15 March – “Disruptions in the AEC software market”, London – AECOM
  • 21 January – “Construction collaboration technologies: from email to BIM (and beyond)”, London – University of Westminster BeginBIM

2015

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

2014

  • 17 December – “BIM and Big Data, Pt 2”, London – Middlesex University
  • 3 December – “Behaviours for Collaboration“, London – ThinkBIM – organised by Leeds Beckett University
  • 2 December – “From email to BIM and beyond”, London – Leeds Beckett University
  • 19 November – “BIM and Big Data, Pt 1”, London – Middlesex University
  • 19 November – “Behaviours for Collaboration”, London – Bentley Sytems Technology Day
  • 14 November – “Improving the image of construction“, London – Constructing Excellence National Convention
  • 15 October – “From email to BIM, Big Data and beyond”, Loughborough University – lecture to MSc Project Management group
  • 25 September – “‘Mocial’ – mobile and social media in construction”, Loughborough – COMIT community day
  • 24 September – “Disruptions in construction IT”, Coventry – talk to Eque2 customer summit
  • 9 July – “Big Data is the new currency”, Leeds – ThinkBIM – organised by Leeds Beckett University
  • 9 July – “Big Data is the new currency”, Salford – Construct IT
  • 29 April – “Social media for construction”, London – Forum for the Built Environment
  • 20 March – “Blogging for business”, London – WorkplaceTrends Social Media for Business event
  • 13 March – “Using social media in the construction industry”, Loughborough – RICS East Midlands CPD event
  • 5 March – “Mobile BIM – future gazing”, ThinkBIM Twilight seminar – organised by Leeds Metropolitan University Centre for Knowledge Exchange
  • 4 February – “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 – “A Wikipedia 101“, online – webinar organised by CIPR
  • 4 December – “Time and Relative Dimensions in Social” (‘Pecha Kucha’ presentation), at ThinkBIM, Leeds – organised by Leeds Metropolitan University Centre for Knowledge Exchange
  • 28 November – “‘Mocial’ collaboration: incorporating mobile and social media into construction project delivery”, BRE Watford – Mobile Computing Solutions Priority1 user conference
  • 17 October – “Getting Social”, Peterborough – organised by Peterborough CIOB
  • 16 October – “From paper to BIM: the construction collaboration story”, Loughborough University – lecture to MSc Project Management group
  • 15 October – “Time and Relative Dimensions in Social”, Didcot – BE2campOxon
  • 4 September – “A Wikipedia 101”, online –  webinar organised by CIPR
  • 12 June – “Losing control, earning authority”, Leeds – GreenVision ‘Building Transparency‘ event
  • 11 June – “Just in Time Knowledge”, London – Institution of Civil Engineers Learned Societies forum
  • 20 March – “Effective use of Twitter for Business”, London – WorkplaceTrends event
  • 9 February – “Getting Started with social media”, Marriott, Liverpool – Institute of Architectural Ironmongers annual meeting

2012

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

2011

2010

2009

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

2008

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