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Implications of the Cole Reports presented by Professor John Cole CBE

Date: Thursday 13th September 2018 

Time: 5pm – 6pm – refreshments from 4.30pm

Location: The Conference Room, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI), High School Yards, 12 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ

Members of AUDE and SAUDE are invited to hear John Cole reflect on his reports; The Independent Inquiry into the Construction of Edinburgh Schools, and The Independent Inquiry into the Construction of the DG One Complex in Dumfries.

Professor John will present:

  • Key findings on the implications of the on-going processes of changes in procurement models, risk transfer, availability of management and trade skills and the level of scrutiny by clients on the quality,  safety and operational effectiveness of our new buildings
  • The impact of an increasing over reliance on what are often ineffective quality management systems
  • The need for a re-professionalisation of the process at a site level

Please note national live streaming of the event will also be available. 

Please click on this link to watch the live streaming of the event. 




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