Regarded as one of the property sector's leading events, the BCO's Annual Conference regularly attracts key players from all parts of the office industry.

Spread over three days (Wednesday afternoon until Friday lunchtime), Birmingham 2014 will contain a full programme of plenary sessions, seminars, tours and social events. This year our plenary sessions will feature a dynamic selection of world class professionals.

Pre-event

Monday 12 - Wednesday 14 May


 

Cycle Challenge

A three day ride from Leeds to Birmingham
Sponsored by Brookfield Multiplex and Hilson Moran

Day 1

Wednesday 14 May


All day

BCO Golf Cup

Little Aston Golf Club

1500

Cycle Challenge

Cyclists arrive in Birmingham

1830-1930

Drinks Reception

The Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Sponsored by Mace

         

Day 2

Thursday 15 May


0900-1030

Session 1

Plenary
Politics, economics and business
Chairman: Richard Kauntze, BCO
Speakers: TBC

1030-1115

Morning Coffee

Sponsored by WSP

1115-1245

Session 2

Plenary
Property and Occupiers
Chairman: Colette O'Shea, Land Securities
Speakers: TBC

     

1245-1400

Lunch

Sponsored by Troup Bywaters + Anders

1400-1530 or
1400-1745
 

Session 3

Seminars or Tours

 

[1400-1530]
3A  Live and Play at Work 
3B  Power to the People
3C  Future Cities 

[1345-1530]
T1  Fort Dunlop
T2  Birmingham City Council 10 Woodstock Street and 1 Lancaster Circus

[1400-1530]
T3  Snow Hill
T4  New Street Station/ John Lewis
T5  Brindley Place

[1400-1745]
T6  Cadbury's Bournville & Longbridge
T7  Friarsgate

1530-1615

Afternoon Tea

 

1615-1730

Session 4

Seminars or Tours

   

[1615-1530]
4A  On the Tin
4B  BCO Guide to Specification
4C  Is there life in the regional office market?

[1615-1730]
T8 Creating the Digital District - the Custard Factory and Fazeley Studios
T9  Eastside and City Park

1900

Pre-Dinner Drinks

The ICC
Sponsored by Argent

2100

Conference Dinner

ICC
Sponsored by Argent

Day 3

Friday 16 May


0845-1100

Session 5

Seminars or Tours

 

   

[0845-1100]
T12 - Friarsgate
T13 - Fort Dunlop
T14 - Creating the Digital District – the Custard Factory and Fazeley Studios
T15 - Birmingham City Council 10 Woodcock Street and 1 Lancaster Circus
T16 - Snow Hill
T17 - New Street Station/John Lewis
T18 - Paradise Circus
T19 - Brindleyplace
T20 - Eastside and City Park T21 - Mailbox and Cube

[0930-1100]
5A The impact of TMT sector on the Specification of Buildings 5B Is Innovation the Answer?
5C People, Product and Process – how Manufacture is Transforming Design and Construction


 

1100-1145

Morning Coffee

 

1145-1315

Session 6

Plenary
People
Chairman: Colette O'Shea, Land Securities
Speakers: TBC

     

1315-1415

Lunch

Sponsored by Troup Bywaters + Anders