This is the world’s forum for advancement of AWP and associated project performance best practices

Following the very successful Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) Conference in Houston in October 2018, the AWP Conference arrives in London in 2019. This is the first-ever global edition of the conference since it’s inception in 2009 in Calgary, Canada.

This conference will gather the most innovative experts and thought leaders from across the built environment to discuss how productivity and project performance are being transformed around the world through the use of AWP and complementary methods, practices and current movements such as BIM, Digitisation and Lean Construction. 

Driven by the owner and EPC community, AWP is rapidly redefining the project landscape

AWP is an integrated project delivery system that has been well-established as an official project performance best practice by the Construction Industry Institute (CII) in Austin, TX (USA) and by the Construction Owners Association of Alberta (COAA) in Edmonton, AB (Canada). It is currently being used on projects at locations around the world and in multiple industry sectors. AWP is helping project owners (and the contractors and vendors they work with) find success in a challenging marketplace; as a result, priorities are shifting and there is a growing demand for competency in interpreting and using AWP.

AWP is focused on increased quality, better predictability and lower total installed cost. It has revolutionised the way capital and facilities projects across major industry sectors (oil & gas, chemicals, energy and infrastructure) are planned and delivered. AWP can benefit a wide variety of project types, sizes and levels of complexity in both industrial and commercial construction. Research has established that AWP works on projects of all sizes.

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ENERGY & CHEMICALS

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POWER GENERATION

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INFRASTRUCTURE


Developed by Industry: Conference Advisory Board

Here are the global leaders in AWP providing their expertise toward the development of this year’s event:

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AWP Community Support

The following organizations actively support the AWP Conference and the AWP community of practice:

 
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The Best and the Brightest Making AWP Happen

Sponsors, exhibitors, advisors and attendees of the conference include some of the top owners, constructors, engineers, technology providers and implementation support experts from around the world, primarily represented by individuals in senior decision-making roles.

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What’s Included with Your Registration Fee?

The AWP Conference format is a combination of plenary panels, breakout sessions, a special keynote presentation and multiple networking opportunities in our integrated tradeshow/exhibition spaces. The conference is fully catered and all attendees enjoy breakfast and lunch on both conference days as part of their registration fee, as well as complementary beverages and hors d’oeuvres along with a cash bar and live entertainment on the evening of conference day one. A conference mobile app will also be available as a guide to events and to enhance attendee networking and communication. All registrants receive full access to conference events and enjoy all attendee benefits.

Start & Finish Times

Registration opens at 8:00 AM, and the conference program officially kicks off at 9:00 AM. The conference day one networking event begins at 5:30 PM (at the conclusion of the keynote presentation), and the first day wraps up at 7:00 PM. Conference day two kicks off at 9:00 AM and the AWP Conference 2019 London officially concludes at 4:30 PM. There will be multiple coffee / networking breaks throughout both days.

The Plenary Sessions

All of of the plenary panels are in the formats of a subject matter expert presentation and discussion. All presentations will include audience Q&A time, and you will have the opportunity to interact with all presenters and panelists during networking times.

KEY PLenary TAKEAWAYS

While you are sure to gain a lot of valuable information and insight from this event, some of the key learnings from AWP Conference panels will be:

  • What is Advanced Work Packaging and what are the benefits?

  • Why is AWP being adopted globally as the way to plan and execute projects?

  • How can AWP be scaled and implemented on smaller projects?

  • How does AWP align with the BIM and digitisation movements?

  • What are AWP data standards and how do you measure AWP on projects?

  • How can AWP support better project procurement and materials management?

  • What are major owners experiencing as a result of applying AWP on real projects?

The Breakout Sessions

The AWP Conference will include four themed breakout tracks that will feature a combination of sponsor-presenters and invited guest speakers representing the following key AWP stakeholder groups: the owners & builders, the technology providers, the implementation support experts and the researchers & developers (best practices track). Attendees will have the opportunity to take in their choice of up to 4 breakout sessions over two days (2 sessions per conference day); many attendee companies choose to send a team to the conference in order to take in a greater amount of available content. There will be 16 total breakout sessions at this year’s conference.

 

The Only AWP-Focused Conference

Two Full Days of Content • 6 Plenary Panels • 2 Keynote Presentations • 16 Breakout Sessions in 4 Themed Tracks • Integrated Exhibition Space • A Cocktail Networking Event

In this unique forum, domain experts from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels will gather in a knowledge-sharing environment to analyse how AWP is being incorporated into organizations and applied to projects for real results. Participants will also discover how BIM and Digital initiatives can be incorporated into AWP systems. This is an opportunity to learn about AWP for the first time, or to dive deeper into concepts already being put into practice within your organization.

Click on a plenary session description to learn more, or click here now to jump to plenary program details.
Breakout program details coming soon!

In the Breakout Program:

Your choice of 16 sessions in 4 themed tracks. Each session is 75 minutes long and features sponsored speakers or invited guest presenters. This year’s tracks:

OwnERS & BUILDERS

AWP implementation experts applying project performance best practices on real projects.

Technology Experts

Some of the foremost providers of technology that enhances AWP activities.

Implementation Support

Organizations that provide support to AWP implementers worldwide.

Best Practices

Special topics focused on industry initiatives. For 2019, the Best Practices featured topics are:

CII Research Update

Building Information Modeling (BIM)

UK Government Projects

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Global Leaders Committed to Project Performance

The AWP Conference sponsorship roster is regularly made up the top global project owners, EPCs, constructors, engineers, technology experts and implementation support experts. Conference exhibitors are organizations with the products, services and expertise the industry needs to achieve their organizational and project goals. To sponsor or exhibit at the AWP Conference is to demonstrate a commitment to improving performance and moving industry forward.

 

 
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Sponsors & Exhibitors 2019

We have some exciting sponsorship announcements coming soon. Very limited sponsorships and exhibitor opportunities are still available. AWP Conference sponsorships and exhibitorships typically sell out quickly. For full information, request a guide:

 
 
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In 2009, the first-ever WorkFace Planning Conference was introduced to industry in Calgary Alberta Canada, to support the launch of the COAA WorkFace Planning Model. In 2013, Advanced Work Packaging was announced as an expansion of the WFP model, and would soon become an official CII Best Practice. In 2014, the conference became the AWP Conference and moved to Houston, Texas. The conference has grown each year, reflecting increasing interest in AWP. In response to worldwide adoption of AWP, we’re going global in 2019 with multiple events in North America and the United Kingdom.

This year, we are proud to introduce the AWP Summit to Edmonton, Alberta and the AWP Conferences in both Houston, Texas and London, England. We’ve hosted thousands of construction professionals at AWP conferences and workshops over the past decade. We hope to see you soon at one of our upcoming events.

 
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Located in the Heart of London

ILEC Conference Centre is best known for the formidable flexibility and large capacity of its conference hall. It’s a West London Conference venue and is only a short ride away from London greatest landmarks, the venue is an ideal location for UK and overseas visitors.

ILEC Centre

47 Lillie Road
Fulham, London
SW6 1UD
UK

ilecconferencecentre.co.uk
+44 20 7666 8470

 
 
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Conference Room Rate:

£99 - £109 if booked before April 12.

AWP Conference attendees enjoy a special rate of £99 for single bed rooms, or £109 per night for double bed rooms and twin rooms at ibis London Earl’s Court. Limited availability - book early!

ibis London Earls Court

ibis London Earls Court is a 12-storey hotel with breathtaking views of the London skyline. With 504 guestrooms, including suites, family, triple and accessible rooms, a business centre, La Table RestaurantGeorge & Dragon Pub and on-site parking, it offers an ideal base for both business and leisure travellers.

IBIS London Earl’s Court offers a 24-hour reception and information desk and 24-hour snack service. All of their spacious and comfortable bedrooms are en-suite and equipped with environmentally friendly air-cooling, tea and coffee facilities, hairdryer, direct line telephone, Wi-Fi access, TV and radio channels and pay per movies.

Contact Us

Questions or comments about the AWP Conference? Want to learn more about Advanced Work Packaging or AWP events? Send us a message!

Group ASI, Inc.
groupasi.com
info@awpconference.com
+1 403 453 1916

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