Festival of Place

Tuesday, 07 Jul 2020
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tobacco Dock, East London
Stoop, Festival of Place

Main Body

Contact Name Contact Surname


All Speakers

Christine Murray

Ocean Media Group

Gene Robertson

Editorial administrator
Ocean Media Group

Industry Partners

Architecture & Design Scotland
Architecture & Design Scotland
British Property Federation
British Property Federation



Schedule of Events

08:30 - 09:00 Registration and coffee

09:00 - 10:00: Towards resilience: How policy and finance is shifting

Investors, asset managers and developers are expected to declare
their exposure to climate change risk, and policy is shifting to
support major change. Find out how to adapt to make your

projects resilient, and the win-win of nature-based solutions

Alastair Mant, Head of Business Transformation, UKGBC

Christine Murray, Editor-in-chief, The Developer

010:00 - 10:30 Biodiversity Net Gain: Background and emerging trends

Developments will soon be required to increase the biodiversity on
site by 10% after development.
Find out what you need to know
about the new metric will impact you.

Nick White, Net Gain & Green Infrastructure, Natural England

10:30 - 10:50 - Biodiversity Net Gain: Case study

Louise Clarke, Head of Sustainable Places, The Berkeley Group

10:50 - 11:10 - Coffee/tea

11:10 - 12:10 - LEVEL 5 - Making resilience add up

How do you choose where to put your money? Find out how

you can strike the right balance between investing in resilience
and the potential cost of risk in a fast-changing environment, plus
how insurance is changing.

Dr Kathryn Oldham OBE, Chief Resilience Officer, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Alexandra Notay, Build to Rent Fund Director, PfP Capital

Chantal Henderson, Director of Commercial Finance, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland
Paul Berg,
Partner and Group Director, Griffiths & Armour
Jack Wolstencroft,
Client Services Director, Griffiths & Armour

11:15 - 12:10 LEVEL 4 - How to impact health and wellbeing

How can you positively impact the health and wellbeing of
residents through the social impact of your development

using nature.

Dr. Gemma Jerome, Director, Building with Nature

Marie Müller, Cognitive neuroscientist, UCL

Sarah Jones-Morris, Chair, Landscape Institute South West
Umi Baden-Powell,
Engagement Manager, LB Newham (Public Practice)

12:15 - 12:45 LEVEL 5 - Designing for water: SuDS and floods case studies

Dirk van Peijpe, Director, De Urbanisten

12:45 - 13:30 - Lunch is provided

Vegetarian and vegan menu
Gnocchetti Sardi with confit peppers, pomodorino, fresh basil (vg)
Ratatouille with polenta croutons, toasted pumpkin seeds (vg)
Baked butternut squash topped with lovage herb crumb, feta and pomegranate (v) Root vegetable and coriander rosti with tamarind sauce (v)
Cherry tomato salad with pomegranate, green chilli and walnut (v)
Broccoli and butterbean salad with kale and spinach pesto (v)
Green salad, English chia seeds (v)
Rustic sourdough bread

13:30 - 14:10 - LEVEL 5 - Getting biodiverse with Dusty Gedge
Dusty Gedge, President, European Federation of Green Roof and Wall Association

14:10 - 14:55 - Circular economy: what you need to know

The circular economy is coming, how will this impact placemaking
over the next decade?
What does it mean for design and construction?
Where do you start in rethinking the way you operate?

Duncan Baker-Brown, Director, BBM Sustainable Design

Lugano Kapembwa, Associate Director, Whole Earth Futures
Rob Miller
, Associate, Greengage


15:00-16:25 - LEVEL 4 - The Circular Game: Learn through play

Salam Kaddouh, Senior Consultant, Sofies

15:00-15:10 - Coffee break

15:10 - 15:30 Designing for water Leeds: SuDS and floods case study
Martin Farrington
, Development Director, Leeds City Council

15:30 - 15:50 - Glasgow’s Smart Canal: SuDS and floods case study
Katie Hughes, Estates Director, Scottish Canals

15:50 - 16:10 - Designing for water: SuDS and floods:

Dean Bowie, CEO, GreenBlue Urban

16:10 - 16:30 - Resilience by design: case studies
Kevin Barton
, Director, Robert Bray Associates




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