ISSN: 0263-2772

Publication date: 1 October 2000



(2000), "Diary", Facilities, Vol. 18 No. 10/11/12. https://doi.org/10.1108/f.2000.06918jac.001

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Captains of Industry

10 OctoberFT Conference Centre, 1 Southward Bridge, London SE17/8/9 November 2000CIM e-Business Strategy Centre & Application Centres, Birmingham NEC

A new conference from the CIM Show organisers designed to target board members from £500+ million turnover manufacturing companies which are looking at developing e-business projects to improve trading value and profits:

  • Stage One – 10 October – Building Shareholder Value and Revenue Generation in an e-Business age. Stage Two – 7/8/9 November – Addressing the tactical issues to ensure a successful e-Business project.

Hotline number for free tickets +44 (0)870 7511 556; www.cimshow.co.uk

CIM 2000

7/8/9 NovemberNEC Birmingham, Halls 3 and 3A, UK

Computers in Manufacturing Show is the business-critical manufacturing show for every company, large or small, which wants to incorporate core IT infrastructure plus essential manufacturing management, supply chain, ERP and shopfloor solutions into their business.

Hotline number for free tickets +44 (0)870 7511 556; www.cimshow.co.uk

BIFM Futures Forum

9 NovemberBRE Site, Watford, UK

Minding the gap – critical factors for continuing success in the changing business environment securing competitive advantage from the strategic leverage of business support

The one-day conference organised by the BIFM Research Committee will look at the strategic role of Facilities Management and how a better interface between business leaders and their support managers can have a real impact on bottom line performance and the success of a business. In particular it will consider, with emphasis on future performance:

  • where FM can contribute to core business; how FM can have a direct impact on business.

There will be three keynote speakers followed by panel debates. Delegates will have the chance to tour BRE's Environmental Building with a demonstration project for the Energy Efficient Office of the Future Performance Specification.

The day will cost £150 + VAT.For further information contact Nikki Robinson. Tel: +44 (0) 799 508609;e-mail: nikki.robinson@bifm.org.uk

The Haworth Seminars – 2000 Series

16 NovemberThe British Library, Euston Road, London

Presenters: Philip Ross, Cordless Consultants "Unwired: new technologies and workplace innovation" and David Firth, Rtreefrog Ltd "The Corporate Fool".

There will also be an Open Forum chaired by Edmund Caddy III of Gensler and a top facilities manager. At the close of the event delegates are invited to a champagne reception and the opportunity to explore the exhibitions and public areas of The British Library. Duration of proceedings – 13.30-17.50.

For an invitation please contact OFAS Seminars on +44 (0)1344 752 488; E-mail ofas@btinternet.com See also the OFAS Web site at www.ofas.org.uk


Built Environment 2001

16-18 October

The Builder Group and Miller Freeman, Construction Exhibitions Limited are to launch an exciting new construction event. The event will include an exhibition, "fringe" events and seminars.

For further details contact Andy Mather, Event Manager on +44 (0)20 7861 6007 or amather@unmf.co.uk

Conference Report Section

The Haworth Seminars – 2000 SeriesTuesday, 16 May 2000The Royal Institution of Great Britain

Professor J. Derek Clements-Croome of the University of Reading took the audience back to basics to examine the importance of intelligent buildings in creating a productive workplace. Derek was followed by Neil Usher, Senior Director of Service Operations for Warner Bros. who presented an informative case study of his own organisation and his experience of managing re-location and cultural change. The final presenter, Keith Basnett, Managing Director of Zendor.com, the e-commerce arm of a major home shopping group, entertained the audience hugely and offered a great deal of useful advice on the change of culture necessary within an organisation to successfully implement e-commerce.