Risk and Resilience

Friday, 08 Nov 2019
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Illuminate, Science Museum, London

 

 

Developing cities in response to rising environmental risk

The Risk & Resilience conference will bring together 200 development directors, architects, Local Authority planning and regeneration teams, scientists and sustainability experts to explore how to successfully develop our cities in response to rising environmental risks.

 

Learn how to design for a climate emergency using nature-based solutions to create resilient cities through adaptation and redevelopment, places where people don’t just survive, but thrive.

 

Find out how UK cities are investing in resilience as part of their regeneration plans and adopting policy you need to know about

 

Experts from DEFRA will discuss the critical contents of the Draft Environment Bill, including the mandate to increase biodiversity by 10 per cent on all sites, making this a timely event not to be missed.

 

Seize this unique chance to future-proof your projects to meet new regulatory benchmarks such as Biodiversity Net Gain. Find out how innovative SuDS and flood-proofing projects can unlock investment and overlooked sites.



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Gain valuable intelligence, learn from exemplary case studies and meet new professional collaborators at this vital and timely one-day conference.



Leading figures will also discuss how to make the case for investing when facing increased risk. They’ll also explore critical topics you’ll need to get ready for such as the Circular Economy and a greater emphasis on social impact and heath and wellbeing outcomes.

 

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Attendees include:

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland
MDL Developments
Berkeley Group
Sovereign Housing
LocatED
CBRE
DEFRA
Leeds City Council
Kent County Council
Portsmouth City Council
Belfast City Council
Greater Manchester Combined Authority
BDP
LDA Design
Hermes Investment Management
PfP Capital
Land Trust
Natural England




"Critical topic and a strong line up. See you there"

Stephen O’Malley, Founding Director, Civic Engineers



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Why attend?
The conference will explain policy shifts and regulatory changes that will impact the design of public spaces, housing, masterplans and placemaking.

 

Case studies will show how architects, Local Authorities and developers are adapting including what professionals need to know to stay relevant and up-to-date.

 

Taking place on Friday 8 November, 2019 at the Illuminate space at the Science Museum, London, and will discuss the critical contents of the Draft Environment Bill, making this timely event not to be missed.

 

Sessions including:

 

Regulatory and planning changes – what do you need to know
Projects will soon be required to increase the biodiversity on site by 10% after development.. Find out what you need to know about how the new metric will impact you, and tips and tricks on hitting it in urban contexts with an efficient use of land.

Making Resilience add up
How do you choose where to put your money when it comes to investing in climate resilience or other initiatives? Find out how you can make the right business choices when balancing the cost of investing in resilience and the potential cost of risk in a fast-changing context

 


Case studies on designing for water
Flooding and drought are the new reality, are you prepared? Learn about the different ways in which places are unlocking development, designing, developing and planning for water, from smart canals to water squares.

 


Circular economy: what you need to know
Policy on implementing the circular economy is coming, and other industries are ahead of construction when it comes to taking the blockchain approach. How will this impact placemaking over the next decade, and what does it mean to ‘go circular’ in design and construction? Where do you start in rethinking the way you operate?

 

Making healthy places
With falling life expectancy and moral panic about air pollution, how can you positively impact the health and wellbeing of tenants and citizens? This session will explore what the science tells us about designing healthy cities and examine what greening projects have made a difference to communities in the UK.

 

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Featured Speakers


Andrew Ruck

Net Gain Delivery and Housing Land Use
Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs

Louise Clarke

Head of Sustainable Places
Berkeley Group

Dirk van Peijpe

Director
De Urbanisten

Chantal Henderson

Director - Commercial Finance
Grosvenor Britain & Ireland

Lugano Kapembwa

Associate Director
Whole Earth Futures

Nick White

Senior Advisor Net Gain and Green Infrastructure
Natural England

Kevin Barton

Director
Robert Bray Associates

Dusty Gedge

President
European Federation of Green Roof and Wall Associations

Katie Hughes

Estates and Commercial Director
Scottish Canals

Alastair Mant

Head of Business Transformation
UKGBC

Dr Kathryn Oldham OBE

Chief Resilience Officer
Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA)

Tom Riordan

CEO
Leeds City Council

Gemma Jerome

Director
Building with Nature

Sarah Jones-Morris

Chair
Landscape Institute South West

Alexandra Notay

Build to Rent Fund Director
PfP Capital

Duncan Baker-Brown FRSA RIBA

Senior Lecturer and Co-Founder
University of Brighton / BBM Sustainable Design

Salam Kaddouh

Senior Consultant
SOFIES

Marie Müller

Cognitive neuroscience
UCL

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Agenda

Morning

Schedule of Events

08:30 - Registration and coffee

08:40 - Welcome: Developing to survive and thrive

 

08:45 - Towards resilience

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

 

09:00 - Towards resilience: Placehack
Interactive session with Alastair Mant, Head of Business
Transformation, UKGBC and Christine Murray, Editor-in-Chief,
The Developer

 

09:25 - 10:00 Biodiversity Net Gain: how the new policy works

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


Andrew Ruck, Natural Capital and Planning, DEFRA

 

Nick White, Net Gain & Green Infrastructure, Natural England

 

10:00 - 10:55 - Biodiversity Net Gain: Case studies

Learn from the experts who are already using biodiversity
in their developments

 

Louise Clarke, Head of Sustainable Places, The Berkeley Group

 

Sarah Jones-Morris, Chair, Landscape Institute South West

 

11:00 - 11:40 - Getting Biodiverse with Dusty Gedge

 

Dusty Gedge, President, European Federation of Green Roof and Wall Association

 

11:40 - Networking coffee break

 

12:00 - 13:00 - 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?

 

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

 

13:00 - 13:55 Lunch is provided

 

14:00 - 15:25 Session 1: Designing for Water: SuDS and floods: case studies

Flooding is the new reality, are you prepared? Learn about the
different ways in which places are unlocking development,

designing, developing and planning for water, from smart canals
to green spaces and water squares.

 

Kevin Barton, Director, Robert Bray Associates

 

Katie Hughes, Estates Director, Scottish Canals

 

Dirk van Peijpe, Director, De Urbanisten

 

Tom Riordon, CEO, Leeds City Council

 

14:00 - 15:25 Session 2: Circular economy: what you need to know

The circular economy is coming, how will impact placemaking
over the next decade.
What does it mean to 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

 

The Circular Game: Learn through play


Sallam Kaddouh, Senior Consultant, Sofies

 

15:30-16:30 - How to impact health and wellbeing by better placemaking

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

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