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Cambridge Lecture 2019

Chartered ICES Anglia & Central and the East Anglia Region of CIArb warmly welcome members and friends to the 2019 Cambridge Lecture.

09:30 REGISTRATION (with breakfast refreshments)

10:00 Welcome & introductions

10:10 Mark Wheeler – Global Chief Operating Officer, Driver Trett
21st century dispute resolution for 21st century infrastructure
A review of the DAB provisions in the NEC4 form of contract

10:55 Keith Kirkwood & Paul Pethica  – Principals, Morsson Pyper Limited
NEC – A Contractor’s Perspective
Keith & Paul will look at some of the key requirements of both NEC 3 and 4 from a contractor’s perspective in particular the programme and change order requirements and how these should be addressed and managed by contractors.


11:45 Ruth Sunaway & Oli Worth – Partner & Senior Associate; Birketts LLP Construction & Engineering Team
Variations and claims: A quick guide to getting them right

12:45 LUNCH


13:50 Julian Lamb – Deputy Project Director Integrated Delivery Team and
Mark Lawton – Chief Engineering Surveyor Integrated Delivery Team
A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme
Julian will be providing an overview of the A14 scheme; detailing how the Integrated Delivery Team formed, the commercial approach, dispute avoidance, progress and remaining challenges.  Mark will be discussing how the scheme has deployed a variety of geospatial technologies to improve the efficiency, quality and safety of engineering tasks; ranging from site survey control to as built scanning and handover, using GPS/GNSS/Total station/Laser scanning/Drones/3DMC


15:35 Oliver Gregory & Lauren Holland – from the CICES 2040 Forum
Oliver & Lauren will discuss: the future of the construction industry, young professionals’ views on the direction of the industry, where we have come from and where we are going, the challenges we will face, and how the 2040 Forum will support the CICES


This is a one-day joint lecture organised by CICES & CIArb.

Refreshments will be served throughout the day * The Cambridge Lecture is worth 6 hours CPD

If you have any dietary or other requirements please email: hmcginty@cices.org

Access to The Imperial War Museum will be available to all delegates after the event.

Location : Located just south of Cambridge on Junction 10 of the
M11 motorway, IWM Duxford is easily accessible from
London and the Midlands with ample free on-site parking
and is just 25 minutes from London Stansted airport.
Directions : https://www.google.com/maps/dir//52.0960072,0.1354295/@52.096007,0.135429,17z?hl=en-US

The event is kindly sponsored by Driver Trett and CEMAR.

Speaker(s): Various

Venue: Imperial War Museum, Duxford

Marshall Auditorium, Conference Centre
Imperial War Museum
CB22 4QR

Jointly organised with: CIArb

18th October


Starts: 9:30am
Ends: 4:30pm

Sorry, booking for this event is now closed

Booking closed at 7:00pm, 17th October

Pricing information


Event fee for members


Event fee for non-members

Contact information

For additional event information, please contact the following people:

Heather McGinty
0161 972 3100
CICES Region Event