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Towards Net Zero: Balancing capacity, productivity and efficiencies

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25 May 2022
14:30 - 16:00 BST (GMT+1)
Bowden Room
Nottingham Conference Centre
Burton Street
Nottingham, NG1 4BU
United Kingdom
Add to Calendar 25-05-2022 13:30 25-05-2022 15:00 false GMT Towards Net Zero: Balancing capacity, productivity and efficiencies Bowden Room, Nottingham


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Together with ICE President Ed McCann as he visits to the East Midlands, a panel of experts will debate how to balance capacity demands and improve productivity whilst implementing efficiencies as companies strive to meet the Government Net Zero target.

Chaired by ICE East Midlands Regional Chair, Ben McGrath, Ed McCann takes part in the panel debate and Q&A session at the end.


Bowden Room
Nottingham Conference Centre
Burton Street
East Midlands


Ed McCann

Ed McCann

Institution of Civil Engineers

president 2021-22

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Ed McCann

Ed graduated from Imperial College London in 1989 with a degree in Civil Engineering. During twelve years with Binnie & Partners he obtained a Master’s Degree in Hydraulic Engineering and worked on some fifty infrastructure projects all over the world.

He joined Expedition Engineering in 2002 where he has been the Project Director for many projects including the multi award winning Infinity Bridge and the Olympic 2012 Velodrome. He currently works on major projects and programs in the UK and internationally where he focuses on strategic engineering design and improving productivity across the asset lifecycle. 

Ed was instrumental in the growth and development of Expedition from a “back bedroom start-up” to Building Magazine’s Engineering Consultant of the Year in 2012.

In 2009, Ed and the two other owners of Expedition set up a social enterprise called the Useful Simple Trust and gave the company to the employees. He is now a Trustee of the UST, which has a number of award-winning companies specialising in Engineering, Communications Design, Architecture, Education and Sustainability.

He is a Royal Academy Visiting Professor of Innovation and a member of the UK’s i3P Strategic Leadership Group which is focused on innovating across the built environment. 

He co-created cross industry initiatives including: the Constructionarium, the Get It Right Initiative and the Expedition Workshed.

Ed has been actively involved in design education since 1999 and he is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor of Innovation.


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Daniel Stanyard