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Tuesday 08 March 2016
  1. Better places for people: health and wellbeing in homes In support of the World Green Building Council campaign Better Places for People, UK-GBC is exploring how the principles of health and wellbeing ...
    Jo Wheeler Senior Sustainability Advisor - UK Green Building Council
    Ashley Bateson Partner - Hoare Lea
    Marylis Ramos Associate Director (Research and Sustainability) - PRP Architects LLP
    Stacey Temprell Director - New Build - Saint Gobain
  2. Closing the loop on building performance in new homes In order for designers and developers to understand what works and what does not, there is a need to develop a culture of evaluating the success o ...
    Rob Pannell Managing Director - Zero Carbon Hub
    Adam Tilford Senior Energy Specialist - National Energy Foundation
    Emma Bushall Building Performance Consultant - Max Fordham
    Ian Mawditt Director - Fourwalls
    Mark Allen Technical Director - Saint Gobain
    Tim Sharpe Professor of Environmental Architecture - Glasgow School of Art
  3. Chair
    John Alker Campaigns and Policy Director - UK Green Building Council
    Beth Ambrose Associate Director Upstream Sustainability Services - JLL
    Kevin Chapman Head of Offices, Development, Europe - Lendlease
    Richard Francis Principal - Monomoy Company
    Zoe Young Property Plan A Project Manager - M&S
  4. Proven to perform - better building exemplars This case study led session will explore sustainable buildings that perform to and beyond their design intent.  Looking at inspirational projects that dem ...
    Hywel Davies Technical Director - CIBSE
    Chryssa Thoua Architectural Assistant - Architype
    Judit Kimpian Director of Sustainable Architecture and Research - AHR
    Lee Fordham Associate - Architype
    Neil Lewis Managing Director - Waterman Building Services
  5. Guaranteeing the in-use energy performance of new buildings An extensive group of property industry stakeholders and construction professionals is piloting a UK scheme to guarantee the base building o ...
    Sarah Ratcliffe Programme Director, Research and Policy Adviser - Better Buildings Partnership and Bill Bordass, Usable Buildings Trust
    Barry Austin Associate Director - Arup
    Bill Bordass Research and Policy Adviser - Usable Buildings Trust
    Robert Cohen Technical Director - Verco
Wednesday 09 March 2016
  1. Homes for the future The long-term success of a building will depend on its ability to satisfy user needs, cope with the changing environmental conditions and survive evolving expectations. The house ...
    Claire Racine Associate Director - Upstream Sustainability, JLL
    Chris Tinker Executive Board Director & Regeneration Chairman - Crest Nicholson Regeneration
    Richard Cook Head of Residential - Lendlease
    Stephen Wooldridge Sustainability Manager - Barratt
  2. 12.00-13.15 When a building becomes uncomfortably warm because of its design this is known as overheating.  With expected increases in unusually hot summers and more frequent heat waves due to climate ...
    Paul Ciniglio Sustainability and Asset Strategist - First Wessex
    Kym Mead Associate Director - Passivhaus Trust
    Nick Grant Principal - Elemental Solutions
    Nicola O'Connor Project Manager - Zero Carbon Hub
    Paul Ciniglio Sustainability and Asset Strategist - First Wessex
    Tom McNeil Engineer - Max Fordham
  3. The business case for highly sustainable buildings – realising the benefits through occupier engagement Client and market demand are driving the delivery of highly sustainable buildings. Those leasing ...
    Julie Hirigoyen Chief Executive - UK-GBC
    Ian McCarter Partner - Knight Frank
    Jane Wakiwaka Sustainability Manager - The Crown Estate
    Jon Eaglesham Director - Barr Gazetas
  4. Designing and adapting commercial buildings for future resilience  Designing and adapting for resilience is a response to reducing vulnerabilities to disaster and disruption to normal life which can h ...
    Paul King Managing Director of Sustainability
    Dr Andrew Cripps Regional Director, Sustainability - AECOM
    Mat Lown Partner - Tuffin Ferraby Taylor LLP
    Polly Turton Associate - Arup
    Zoe Young Property Plan A Project Manager - M&S
  5. Closing the performance gap – a plan for action It is generally agreed across the construction industry that there is “a gap between how buildings are meant to (and probably promised) to perform, and ...
    Paul Morrell Sole Principal, Paul Morrell Consulting
    Alan Penn Dean - Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment
    David Adams Technical Director - Willmott Dixon Energy Services
    Karen Rogers Design Manager - Canary Wharf Contractors
    Lynne Ceeney Project Manager- Delivering Building Performance task group - UKGBC
    Nick Higgs Associate - Arup
    Simon Hart Innovation Programme Leader- Built Environment - Innovate UK
Thursday 10 March 2016
  1. Chair
    Mark Farmer Founding Director and CEO - Cast Real Estate & Construction Consultancy
    Ian Killick Director - Shedkm
    Mark Farmer Founding Director and CEO - Cast Real Estate & Construction Consultancy
    Stephen Trusler Head of Accommodation - Laing O'Rourke
  2. 12.00- 13.15 Smart technology and building performance in non-domestic buildings Smart technology and controls offer increasing levels of automation, interconnection and sophistication but what does t ...
    Jon Kirkpatrick Head of Sustainability - Lend Lease
    Jon Kirkpatrick Head of Sustainability - Lend Lease
    Lindsey Malcolm Environmental Team Leader - XCO2 Energy
    Patrick Bellew Principal - Atelier Ten
  3. 13.30-14.30 Climate adaptation and resilience for homes This seminar will explore approaches which allow domestic buildings to mitigate and adapt to future changes in climate.  How can we tune our hom ...
    Andrew Mellor Partner - PRP
    Andrew Mellor Partner - PRP
    Dr Stephen Garvin Director - BRE Resilience Centre
    Owen Daggett Sustainability Manager - Joseph Rowntree Foundation
    Polly Turton Associate - Arup
    Zoe Young Property Plan A Project Manager - M&S
  4. 14.45- 15.45 The business case for a Soft Landings approach to delivering better buildings Soft Landings is increasingly being recognised as an important step in helping to ensure the actual building ...
    Roderic Bunn Soft Landings and Building Performance Analyst - BSRIA
    Alasdair Donn Principal Consultant - Willmott Dixon Interiors
    Ashley Bateson Partner - Hoare Lea
    Tamsin Tweddell Sustainability Team Leader - Max Fordham

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