A high level, two day conference discussing all the latest developments, projects and opportunities in infrastructure and construction across Greater London and the south of England. Featuring a wide rage of  presentations and interactive panel discussions with architects, developers, contractors and government.

Day One - 23rd October

10.30 Chairperson's Opening Remarks

10.40 London 2020 Skyline: Panel Discussion

  • What is the future of city planning and design ?
  • The architectural impact and the challenges of designing “up”
  • The future of Development

Panellists: Monika Slowikowska, CEO, Goldenhouses ;


11.20 Rights to Light in an Ever Growing City: Panel Discussion

  • The law and regulations
  • Architectural implications
  • The developers perspective

Moderator: Stephen Lisk, President, CIBSE


12.00 Old Oak Common: ‘Canary Wharf of the West’: Panel Discussion

  • Building for densities and building heights around it
  • Setting new standards for urbanism in the UK
  • Crossrail and HS2: Regenerating for transport links
  • Cross-borough working and the merits and de-merits of the MDC model

Panellists: Pat Hayes, Managing Director, Be First


12.40  Brownfield Land Development: Case Study

  • Millbrook Park development
  • An extensive development of a brownfield site next to existing infrastructure
  • 15-phase development of 2174 new homes

Speaker: Mike Jamieson, Design Director, TateHindle


13.00 Horizon Nuclear Power: Building for a Future of Nuclear Power: Case Study

  • What must be be aware of
  • New legislation and planning for nuclear power in the future
  • Critical analysis


13.20 Hear from the Councils on the 2050 Vision: Panel Discussion

  • New legislation
  • The vision
  • Development strategy
  • Key issues for the future


14.00 The Housing Crisis, What is Being Done? Panel Discussion

  • The growing population, what is the priority?
  • Development, New homes and regeneration
  • Social housing

Panellists: Carol Carter, Chief Executive, Origin Housing ;


14.40 Battersea Primary Substation

  • Civil engineering challenges in a dense population
  • Supply chain
  • Development and investment


15.00 History of the Royals

  • Why an Enterprise Zone
  • Not another master-plan but a delivery plan
  • What will be achieved in the next 5 years
  • What is on the ground now
  • What’s happening in the wider Newham

Robin Cooper, Head of Regeneration, London Borough of Newham
Daniel Bridge, Programme Director, Royal Docks Team Newham Council


15.20 Heathrow Airport ltd: Case Study

  • Expansion plans
  • Infrastructure growth
  • Building for trade

Speaker: Phil Wilbraham, Expansion Programme Director, Heathrow Airport Limited


15.40 The Future of Property in London: Panel Discussion

  • Hear from the industry leads and stay ahead of the curve
  • Developers perspective
  • Commercial property management and sales


16.20 The Changing Environmental Threats of London: Panel Discussion

  • Extreme weather conditions and the rising height of London's buildings
  • City flooding: The greatest risk to London in the 21st century
  • Will London's landscape change to protect its inhabitance


16.40 Chairperson's Closing Remarks

17.00 Close of Conference

Day Two - 24th October

10.30 Chairperson's Opening Remarks

10.40 The Mayor on Housing in London

  • Social housing and diversity
  • What does London want from the developers?
  • Mandates and priorities for the year ahead


11.00 Project 2020 Taylor Wimpey: Case Study

  • Exploring and evaluating trends
  • Changes and new innovations in design, architecture, technology
  • Materials and build methodology
  • The ever-evolving story of customer lifestyles and expectations


11.20 In Order to Develop the City of the Future, you Need to Build the Organisation of the Future first

  • Growing capability
  • 21st century ways of working
  • Developing services that are able to adapt to changing user needs and be supported by modular modern technology allow them to be future-proof

Speaker: Dominic Campbell, Chief Digital Officer at Homes England and CEO FutureGov, Homes England and FutureGov 


11.40 Cross Rail Development Future London

  • An overview of plans
  • Unveiling the Elizabeth line
  • Year of Engineering campaign

Speaker:  Sir Terry Morgan CBE, Chairman, Crossrail


12.20 Brexit and Future London: Panel Discussion

  • Move on to trade talks in 2018
  • The impact for clients and contractors
  • Activating contingency plans, freeing up office space, and demand for new commercial projects


13.00 Are we Ready to Build the Living Solutions of the Future: Case Study

  • Pod and compartmentalised living
  • Segmented builds
  • Asia case study


13.20 London in the Sky: Panel Discussion

  • Building a city where all buildings are over 50 stories high
  • High-rise living
  • Airspace:: An important new consideration


14.00 Transport for London: Case Study

  • An overview from TFL
  • A connected and productive UK
  • Plans and projects to watch


14.20 The Institution of Civil Engineers

  • 2050 London infrastructure plan
  • Airports commission report
  • Investment resilience and skill


14.40 Seestadt Aspern Austra: Case Study

  • A city-within-a-city
  • fulfilling a diverse range of urban functions
  • The challenge of creating housing for over 20,000 people
  • The creation of a new centre for Vienna's 22nd municipal district


15.00 Regenerating London: Panel Discussion

  • Official mandates and plans
  • Land acquisition
  • Town Planning
  • Overcoming the challenges that come with regenerating and area


15.40 Chairperson's Closing Remarks

16.00  Close of Conference


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