New webinars in January 2024 - Register now

Join the BASEC team and special guests in the latest series of webinars.

The upcoming webinars will involve key stakeholders from the cable and construction industry, join to learn more about the findings from the Forum report.

Forum Webinar - Part 1: Cable Regulations, Standards and Fire Performance

  • Date: Thursday 11th January 2024
  • Time: 12pm - 1pm (BST)

This webinar will discuss key recommendations in the report that cover cable regulations, standards and fire performance. This includes:

  • Cables meeting standards higher than the minimum building and wiring regulations requirements in the UK
  • Improving the safety and quality of cables through greater transparency and traceability
  • The Construction Products Regulation (CPR) and improving fire safety
  • Use of AVCP System 1+ category cables in relation to high-risk and high-rise residential buildings
  • Independent third-party certification of cables

Featuring special guest speakers:

  • Dr Hywel Davies CIBSE (Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers)
  • Phil Simpson - NBS (National Building Specification)
  • Gary Parker - ECA (Electrical Contractors' Association)
  • Dr Sam Sambasivan - Optimi Global
  • Akram Abdelwahab - Group Technical Manager
  • Jaya Skandamoorthy - BASEC Forum Chair

Register here

Forum Webinar - Part 2: Cable Design, Procurement and Distribution

  • Date: Thursday 18th January 2023
  • Time: 12pm - 1pm (BST)

This webinar will discuss the recommendation in the report that covers cable design, procurement and distribution. This includes:

  • The need to ensure cable design and specifications are not changed
  • Measures to prevent product substitution and uncertified products
  • Increasing transparency in the supply chain and cable distribution
  • Improving traceability of cables and verification of installation
  • Risk of installing uncertified cables

Featuring special guest speakers:

  • Paul Brickell - Laing O'Rourke
  • Luke Cook - Darke & Taylor
  • Dr Jeremy Hodge - British Cables Association (BCA)
  • Tom Robinson - Achilles
  • Mark Froggatt - Eland Cables
  • Jaya Skandamoorthy - BASEC Forum Chair

Register here