The 2007 Construction Manager of the Year Simon
Byford, awarded by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), will
present his award winning project, the “Restoration of the HBOS
Edinburgh Mound” at two major project management conferences in
Dublin and Glasgow.
These are part of a series of CIOB conferences on the management of heritage and conservation projects, the first of which was held at one of England’s most prestigious historic houses, Hardwick Hall in November 2007.
Conference chair John Edwards who said: “Very seldom do you have the opportunity to hear so many expert views on conservation project management and with the last conference over subscribed by thirty percent there is clear interest in this very important activity. The forthcoming conferences will showcase best practice from various perspectives in a project team, as well from those that fund conservation and heritage projects.”
The conferences have been organised with input and support from the National Trust, Institute of Historic Building Conservation, Institute of Conservation and Construction Skills.
The conference in Dublin takes place at the Law Society Building on the 29th February 2007 and in the Parish Hall, St. Georges Square, Glasgow on the 4th April 2008.