BCAR & TGD Forum

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BCAR & TGD Forum



Key Issues Experienced To Date


A unique opportunity to gain real advice and insight

This event is primarily focused on panel Q&A and discussion of key issues


Date: 14th October


Attendance Options:

IN PERSON: Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

VIRTUALLY – Via our online interactive stream


We will be taking every measure to ensure social distancing is comfortably maintained while attending our events.



CPD Certified



A forum to discuss key issues arising on the ground, possible solutions & responsibilities of each party

Extensive Q&A Sessions for Each Session




Over the last few years, we have run a number of conferences on the topic of BCAR, the Technical Guidance Documents and the Assigned Certifier role, which have been hugely popular and received excellent feedback from construction professionals. This year, we are making the event even more practical than ever, by focussing more on the Q&A sessions, and creating a unique forum to give you the chance to discuss and ask questions on the key issues that are specific and relevant to your projects.


You will get the opportunity to find out more about certain topics, gain advice on relevant important issues, hear from other professionals in the room and how they deal with similar issues, and you will get to ask questions to a highly experienced panel of experts. This will ensure you leave the event armed with real and practical advice on how to approach certain issues that are arising.


Coupled with the networking opportunities provided at various times throughout the day, simply attending this one-day event could prove incredibly beneficial to you in dealing with current and future projects.


This day will be solely focused on the audience and questions they need answered.


This is a must attend event for the whole building sector including architects, engineers, contractors, developers, surveyors, consultants, assigned certifiers, project managers, local authorities, semi-state agencies, governing bodies, government departments to name just a few.



See below event programme for a full list of key topics to be covered on the day






Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain number of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised


Full Day Programme 8.50am to 4.30pm


Chairperson & Opening Remarks

Rory Murphy, Associate Director, Reddy Architecture + Urbanism


Session 1 - Overview

Building Control Acts
Building Control Regulations
The statutory code – Code for Inspecting & Certifying Buildings and Works
Building Regulations
Technical Guidance Documents Parts A to M

John O’Connor, Chief Executive, Housing Agency


BCMS- BCAR & collection of certificates and Anxillary certs

Mairéad Phelan, Project Manager, National Building Control Office


Session 2 – Part B, E, F, L, C – Panel to include


Part B Issues Arising


Part C – Issues Arising - Contaminated land – Radon, CO2, CH4 and VOCs

Michael Sweeney, GQA Environmental

Jim Mansfield Consulting Engineer


Part F & L

Terry Kavanagh, Contracts Manager, Sustainability, Building Envelope Technologies


Part E - Sound

Chris Dilworth, AWN (Director, Acoustics)



Session 3 – A, D, K, M, G & H - Panel to include  


Part D

Mel O’Reilly, Former Building Contractor

Kevin Sheridan, EurBE, MSc, CEnv, FSCSI, FRICS, MICE, FCABE, FCIOB, FIBCI.  Secretary General AEEBC, Chairman NSAI CSCC. 


Part A

Jim Mansfield Consulting Engineer


Parts K & M

Eoin O’Herlihy, Managing Director, O’Herlihy Access Consultancy

Jim Mansfield Consulting Engineer


Parts G&H


Closing Session & Conclusions


Michael Moriarty, Director, TJ O’Connor & Associates


Who Should Attend?


This event will be of real interest to all build and design professionals, assigned and design certifiers, public sector bodies and those who look after the technicalities and law surrounding projects. The types of organisations in attendance will be contractors, sub-contractors, engineers, architects, local authorities, semi-state agencies, government departments, manufacturers, suppliers, universities and legal consultants to name just a few




Secure your place at the early bird rate and save €100.00 - Early Bird Rate = €435.00 + VAT - (LIMITED AVAILABILITY) - Normal rate €535.00 + VAT


Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain number of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment


CMG Events Conference Discount

10% discount for the third delegate booked or subsequent bookings thereafter from the same company.


The rate to attend includes parking, morning tea/coffee and refreshments on arrival at registration, mid-morning tea/coffee and pastries and full buffet lunch. You will receive the speakers PowerPoint presentations within 24 hours after the event. 


Why Should I Attend?


-        Get the most up to date information on the key issues that frequently arise on projects in the Building Control Regulations and the Technical Guidance Documents, and Join extensive Q&A sessions to debate these issues

You will have the opportunity to ask specific questions to our speaker panel, ensuring you leave with real, applicable and practical knowledge that you can implement in your role.
Meet and network with other industry professionals, and potentially gain new contacts and new business
Gain valuable CPD hours towards your professional development
Gain access to all presentations, which may prove an invaluable resource
Enjoy refreshments and a full sit-down lunch in the comfortable setting of one of Dublin’s best hotels


CPD Points


There will be CPD certificates awarded to attendees after the conference. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award


Book Your Place


To request the conference agenda details with further information on schedule, timings, venue etc. Click Here


To secure your place please Click Here. Alternatively call the CMG Team on 00353 (0)1 293 365


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