Why attend?

Agenda

Update your thinking. Learn. Get inspired.

We cover the major issues no one else talks about with talks from experts in the field, including developers, investors, scientists and researchers. Ideal for the whole placemaking team, from developer to designer, investor to local government. Collaborate in a relaxed and intimate atmosphere. Finish the day with a celebration of the best in place at The Pineapples awards.


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One fun day of talks and placehacks.

Mavericks, thinkers and disruptors address the biggest challenges facing makers of place, through inspiring speeches, hands-on workshops and provocative on-stage interviews

What makes a neighbourhood
worth living in?

Do you know how to measure social value, build community and create places where people live, work, play and thrive? Speakers include Patrice A. Derrington, Director of the Real Estate Development Programme at Columbia GSAPP, Francesca Brown, Chief Executive of Girls4Girls, Anne Power, Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and LSE Housing and Communities, Tom Chance, Director of the National CLT Network and Andre Reid, founder of Kiondo



How does the design of places impact human behaviour?

Do you know how places impact our behaviour, health and wellbeing? Experts include Nick Tyler, Chadwick Professor of Civil Engineering at University College London, anthropologist and social researcher Nitasha Kapoor and Araceli Camargo, neuroscientist and Director of Lab at CentricLab

What is the future of downtown?

Do you know what people want to do downtown, other than shop? Speakers include Rachel Fisher, Deputy Director for Regeneration and Infrastructure, Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government and Tim Tompkins, President of the Times Square Alliance, New York City



How do we future-proof our investment from climate risk?

Do you know how climate risk will impact development or investment? From floods to heatwaves, the fallout from climate change is now impacting investment timelines - some of our cities will be facing new challenges by the time many projects complete. How can you assess the risk and mitigate it? Elizabeth Rapoport, Research Director of the Urban Land Institute will present the findings on future-proofing real estate investment from climate risk, Simon Crichton of sustainable investor Triodos Bank and Basil Demeroutis of sustainable fund FORE

What makes an inclusive and
equitable city?

Do you know how to design places where communities thrive? Hear from leading advocates for family and child-friendly cities on how to design places where families want to live, including Sarah Weir OBE, CEO of the Design Council, Adrian Voce, President of the European Network for Child-friendly Cities and a workshop with Patrin Watanadata from Urban95, exploring the user experience of the city from the height of the average 3-year-old, 95cm



What is a truly Smart City?

Do you know how to harness the benefits of data and technology to the benefit of the citizen? How do make sure the ’offline’ needs and voices are represented, such as children, the unemployed, homeless and elderly? Hear from Niiashie Adjaye, Director of Operations at data company Walulel, Araceli Camargo, Neuroscientist from The Centric Lab and Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe, Researcher from the Alan Turing Institute

And more...

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What is it?

 

The Festival of Place is a one-day conference where developers, scientists, architects, investors, planners, consultants, academics and designers come together to unlock how to make places that thrive.

 

Who Developers, designers, planners, local government, investors, agencies and consultancies working in the redevelopment of urban spaces and places

 

When 9 July, 2019

 

Where Tobacco Dock, London E1W 2SF

 

Timings 8:45am registration to 5:30pm cocktail party

 

Prices 1 ticket £495 + VAT

2 tickets £900 + VAT
3 tickets £1,260 + VAT

Organisation pass* £2,000 + VAT

 

*Organisation pass is available to Developer (public and private), Local government and Investor organisations. There are no restrictions on the number of attendees per organisation, all individuals are required to register in advance and be employees of the organisation. Please refer to T&Cs.

 

For multiple tickets or an Organisation Pass please contact james.macleod@oceanmedia.co.uk

 

What to expect Expect a day of inspiring talks tackling the big issues, from the high street to knife crime, and hands-on workshops designed to supercharge creativity, broaden the conversation and challenge the status quo

 

2019 Speakers

Nii-Ashie Adjaye

Nii-Ashie Adjaye

Bob Allies

Bob Allies

Giles Barrie

Giles Barrie

Dinah Bornat

Dinah Bornat

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Francesca Brown

Francesca Brown

Patricia Brown

Patricia Brown

Araceli Camargo

Araceli Camargo

Tom Chance

Tom Chance

David Cowans

David Cowans

Simon Crichton

Simon Crichton

Mark Davy

Mark Davy

Basil Demeroutis

Basil Demeroutis

Patrice A Derrington

Patrice A Derrington

Rachel Fisher

Rachel Fisher

Nick Gadsby

Nick Gadsby

Simon Green

Simon Green

Robin Howie

Robin Howie

Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe

Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe

Cannon Ivers

Cannon Ivers

Nitasha Kapoor

Nitasha Kapoor

Danny Kier

Danny Kier

Dan Labbad

Dan Labbad

Stuart Lipton

Stuart Lipton

Sue Morgan

Sue Morgan

Christine Murray

Christine Murray

Joy Nazzari

Joy Nazzari

Rory Olcayto

Rory Olcayto

Anne Power

Anne Power

Elizabeth Rapoport

Elizabeth Rapoport

Andre Reid

Andre Reid

Sue Riddlestone

Sue Riddlestone

Ian Rigalsford

Ian Rigalsford

James Saunders

James Saunders

Akil Scafe-Smith

Akil Scafe-Smith

Bridget Snaith

Bridget Snaith

Clarisse Tavin

Clarisse Tavin

Tim Tompkins

Tim Tompkins

Nick Tyler

Nick Tyler

Julien Vincelot

Julien Vincelot

Adrian Voce

Adrian Voce

Emma Warren

Emma Warren

Patrin Watanatada

Patrin Watanatada

Sarah Weir OBE

Sarah Weir OBE

Anna White

Anna White

Hannah Wright

Hannah Wright

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EVENT INFORMATION

  • 9 July 2019
  • Tobacco Dock
  • Wapping, London E1W 2SF
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