Registration is open for the November Open Industry Forum, Thursday 4th November 2021

13 October 2021

Registration is open for the FREE TO MEMBERS Open Industry Forum, Thursday 4th November 2021, 09:30 - 14:15 - via Microsoft Teams.

From 09:20 – 09:30 BASA Members can check their connection and setup in Microsoft Teams and can post any questions via Q&A function


09:30 Welcome & Introduction, Jim Palmer BASA Technical officer

09:45 Trade and Import-Export Trends Post Brexit

Alistair Gardner, Department for international Trade (DIT)

10:15 UKCA Marking of Construction Products – an update on future intentions

Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities (formerly MHCLG)

11:00 Introducing OPSS – the role of your new Construction Products Regulator

Michael Kearney, Krish Govinden, Office for Product Safety and Standards

11:30 How are things developing post Brexit - a European view

Kristel Ons, Secretary General FEICA

12:15 UKREACH – an update for BASA members

Julie Mayhew, Senior Policy Adviser, DEFRA

HSE, Speaker to be confirmed

13:00 Contributing to the Journey to net Zero

BEIS, Speaker name to be confirmed

13:30 Extended Producer Responsibility

Speaker to be confirmed

13:45 Monetising Patents

Dr Greg Stepney, Partner, European and UK Patent Attorney, Withers & Rogers

14:00 Summary & Closing Comments by Jim Palmer

BASA’s Technical Officer will summarise today’s presentations and there will be a final opportunity for Members to ask questions on both today’s topics and any other areas of concern that they would like to raise.

14:15 OIF Ends

Please note this is a BASA members only event.

Written by: RW