NEC Users' Group Annual Seminar 2019 Product code: L07101-UK

Jun 17 th
Choose Sessions   Quantity

 NEC Users' Group Annual Seminar (Session)

NEC Users' Group Annual Seminar (Session)
£399.00 Platinum/Gold Users' Group Members £299.25
To register more delegates, or to be put on the waiting list, please call: +44(0)20 7665 2446 or email

Event Sponsors

The next NEC Annual Users’ Group seminar takes place on Monday 17th June 2019 at the renowned One Great George Street; the iconic Grade II listed building and home to the Institution of Civil Engineers.
The flagship event looks to celebrate the successes of past NEC projects and the focus on future industry collaboration efforts. With an emphasis on key international projects to showcase progress, challenges and developments for NEC.
An opening address from NEC Users’ Group Chair, Dr. David Hancock, Construction Director at the Infrastructure Projects Authority will centre around how NEC is the public-sector contract of choice. This event will be celebrating how the NEC ethos of collaborative working is becoming best practice worldwide and feature projects, speakers and delegates from around the globe. There will also be an opportunity to get the real-life answers through the Interactive Q&A session.
Attend NEC expert lead practical application workshops alongside international delegates to deepen the understanding of day-to-day use of the contracts. Continue the conversation during breakout networking sessions and connect with global partners to form authentic and meaningful relationships.  Use the shared expertise of the NEC community to ensure projects run on time, on budget and with smoother contract management.
The seminar will conclude with case study presentations on key projects and the NEC awards, which celebrates projects and organisations in the UK and around the world which have demonstrated how the spirit of mutual trust and cooperation has successfully delivered their project to budget, on time and to standard.
The wide breadth of delegates from diverse backgrounds coming together to keep abreast of NEC developments, discuss best practices, and networking makes this the ideal gathering of the engineering community to learn, share and improve.

See below the highlights of the NEC Users' Group Annual Seminar 2018: 

Are you an NEC Users’ Group member?

Please note, due to anticipated demand levels, we encourage early booking in order to secure your space.

Login into your MyNEC and attach your membership details to obtain your free space(s). If you forget to do so, the purchase will complete without your User Group benefits and we might be unable to rectify it.

For more information contact Cheryl Waterman NEC Users’ Group and Events Coordinator on or +44 (0) 207 665 2445.
Dr David Hancock, NEC Users' Group Chair & Construction Director, Infrastructure and Projects Authority Cabinet Office
Dr David Hancock leads the Government Construction Team and chairs the Government Construction Board for the Cabinet Office and the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA). Prior to joining IPA he was Head of Risk for Transport for London. Renowned internationally as a leading thinker and practitioner in the field of risk, he is the author of the bestselling book “Tame, Messy and Wicked Risk Leadership” in which he developed the concept of Risk Leadership. He was Head of Risk for the Terminal 5 Project at Heathrow and champions the case for rethinking project management as a social interaction rather than delivery solely through the application of process and policy.
He is a high-risk project reviewer and sits on the advisory boards for Buckingham Palace refurbishment, British Virgin Islands Redevelopment and the British Antarctic Survey. In autumn 2017 he was appointed as the NEC UK Users’ Group Chair.
Professor Rudi Klein, NEC Users' Group President & Chief Executive, SEC Group
Rudi Klein is Chief Executive of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group. He is a barrister specialising in construction law and President of the NEC Users’ Group. Rudi is acknowledged as the driving force behind the changes that have been introduced over the years to improve payment performance in the UK construction industry. These have included the Construction Act and project bank accounts. He helped draft the Construction Contracts Act in Ireland which was added to the Irish Statute Book in July 2013. He was a member of a European Commission working party drafting a harmonised code of contract law for the European Union. He is an Honorary Member of the Society of Construction Law and a Special Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building. In 2015 the Technology and Construction Court Solicitors’ Association awarded him the Clare Edwards Award for his professional excellence and contribution in the field of construction law. In October 2016 Rudi was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by SELECT. Rudi was presented with the SNIPEF Merit Award 2016.
Phil Bennett, Commercial Director, Digital Railway
Phil Bennett is the Commercial Director for the Digital Railway programme within Network Rail. Phil Bennett has been with Network Rail and its predecessors for 18 years and during this time has held a variety of senior commercial and programme management roles. He has been in his current role since December 2014 and has responsibility for establishing the commercial, procurement and supply chain engagement strategies and for leading the cost modelling for the cross industry Digital Railway programme. Phil has 30 years’ experience in the UK construction industry in a variety of business and market sectors and has a technical background as a qualified quantity surveyor.
Mark Enzer, Chief Technical Officer, Mott Mac Donald
Enzer-photo.jpg Mark Enzer is Mott MacDonald’s Chief Technical Officer. In this role, he is accountable to the Group Board for technical excellence globally, which he drives chiefly via Mott MacDonald’s internal professional networks. Mark is a keen champion of innovation in the context of collaborative delivery models and he is particularly interested in transformational change in infrastructure engineering, including the application of digital transformation, Smart Infrastructure, low-carbon sustainable solutions, platform-based delivery and design for manufacture and assembly (DfMA).
Mark is currently the chair of the Digital Framework Task Group, which is part of the Centre for Digital Built Britain. Mark was the leader of the Digital Transformation workstream as part of “Project 13” for the Infrastructure Client Group, which represents the UK’s major infrastructure client organisations and he was the Lead Author of the Infrastructure Carbon Review, published by HM Treasury.
Event Sponsors
An off-the-shelf cloud-based contract management solution, built by industry practitioners with extensive NEC drafting, training and consultancy experience.
CEMAR is effective and compliant - used on £50 billion of contracts, from small projects to strategic infrastructure programmes.
CEMAR provides leading business intelligence, governance, analytics and security, is quick to deploy and simple to use.
Find out more.
Sponsoring the NEC Users' Group Conference 2019 will place your brand at the forefront of the NEC events calendar.

Contact the NEC team to guarantee your space!


1. Grow your business and generate new leads
2. Increase your brand awareness and get in front of your target market
3. Reengage with key customers, meet new ones and gain a valuable insight into their requirements
4. Align your brand with the suite of contracts endorsed by the British Government
5. Stand out from your competitors and gain a competitive edge
6. Benefit from the networking and discover new industry trends through discussion opportunities
7. Be a part of the biggest NEC contracts event in the world

Register to download our sponsorship package


When you make an enquiry or complete a form on our website, we need to collect information from you in order to fulfil your request. All such information is held on secure servers. The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and Thomas Telford Ltd (TTL) comply fully with the Data Protection Act 1998, and will treat all your personal information as fully confidential. Read full legal statement.

Contact us to find out more.
Telephone: +44 (0) 207 665 2445

S12019.jpg S22019.jpg S32019.jpg
One Great George Street
1 Great George St,

nec-78.jpg  nec-91.jpg  nec-193.jpg
Why Attend?
Why attend?
  • Get valuable insight into the NEC suite of contracts
  • Network with NEC experts, tutors and users’
  • Enrich your knowledge of the progress, challenges and developments for NEC with key speakers from across the industry and government agencies
  • Learn about the successful application of NEC across large-scale public and private projects across the world
  • Be clear on how the application of NEC to your projects will ensure smoother project management and greater collaboration between parties
  • Take part in the breakout sessions which provide practical learning from NEC experts
  • Get involved in the interactive panel session designed to promote discussion and allow users to share experiences with the contracts
  • Network and strengthen working relationships with delegates at the cocktail reception which concludes the event at the iconic London venue
Related Products



Copyright © NEC® Contracts 2014, all rights reserved.
NEC® is a division of Thomas Telford Ltd, the commercial arm of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Company Reg. No. (Thomas Telford Ltd): 2556636. VAT Reg. No: 240877747.

Institution of Civil Engineers Thomas Telford

This website uses cookies, so that we can provide you with the best user experience.
By continuing to use this website, you are giving consent to cookies being used.
To find out more about which cookies we use and how you can manage them, please see our Cookie Policy