20135268_sUK: Daikin UK’s upcoming sixth series of CPD-accredited Future Thinking seminars will tackle the subject of the future of building design and management.

The latest series of seminars will start on June 28 and visit 11 venues across the UK.

Specifically designed for building services engineers and consultants, the seminars will discuss the future direction of system integration, analytics and building performance. In particular the seminars will explore the impact of digital technology in the built environment and how technology will influence the design of large-scale building systems.

The keynote speaker for the series (apart from the dates in Nottingham and Cardiff) is Doug King, visiting professor at the Universities of Bath and Chongqing, and specialist in building physics and sustainability in the built environment. A chartered environmentalist as well as a chartered engineer, Doug King is the engineer behind several innovative projects including Sainsbury’s in Greenwich, the Genzyme Centre in Cambridge, Massachusettes and the Innovate Green Office in Leeds. Graham Wright, president of HEVAC, will be the keynote speaker at Nottingham and Cardiff.

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Each seminar will begin at 6pm and include a buffet, drinks and networking session. Locations and dates are: Daikin UK Woking Training Centre (June 28), Hilton Hotel, Southampton (June 29); Bloomsbury Hotel, London (June 30); Hotel du Vin, Birmingham (July 5); Mercure, Nottingham City Centre (July 6); The Lowry, Manchester (July 12); Mercure, Holland House Hotel, Bristol (July 13); Marriott Hotel, Cardiff (July 14); Marriott Hotel, Leeds (July 19); Double Tree by Hilton, Edinburgh (July 20); Blythswood Square Hotel, Glasgow (July 21).

To register for one of the events, visit www.daikin.co.uk/futurethinking