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Please note that the presentations will be available for 30 days after the conference and will be deleted after that.





Overview of some important BC(A)R issues
Speaker: Joe Kennedy, FRIAI,  Chair of the RIAI BC(A)R Steering Group, Managing Director of Smith and Kennedy Architects


Code of Practice & Framework; The role of building control authorities
Speaker: Pat Nestor MSCSI MRICS, Head of the Building Control Division within the Planning & Property Development Department of Dublin City Council


Practical issues and cost?
Speaker: Kevin Sheridan, EurBE, MSc, CEnv, Chartered Surveyor & Chairman, Institution of Civil Engineers, Secretary General European Association of Building and Construction Experts & Past President Irish Building Control Institute


Liability & Legal Implications of the Assigned Certifiers
Speaker: Martin Waldron, Barrister and Quantity Surveyor


Register of Building Contractors & the role of the Assigned Builder
Speaker: Mel O’Reilly, Chair of CIF committee on Building Regulations and Builders’ Register; CIF representative for the CIC Technical Working Group on the operation of the Building Control Regulations


What is the role of the Assigned Certifiers & interface with ER and BCA?
Speaker: Cormac Bradley, B.Sc.C.Eng. F.I.E.I, M.I.C.E, Construction Manager, RPS Consulting Engineers


Building Control Reform Agenda
Speaker: John Wickham, Senior Adviser – Housing Adviser/ Building Standards, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government


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