The construction industry’s green leaders open CPD-accredited virtual conference
The focus turns to greening existing building stock on the second day of the live Sustainability Now virtual event.
John Gummer kicks of proceedings with a session on sustainability in the the City of London, which is followed by a discussion on minimising risk and maximising ROI on retrofitting.
The two-day online conference looks at how industry is overcoming barriers to low carbon building and features live debates and an exhibition highlighting everything from Passivhaus to sustainable piling.
The event is partnering with construction industry homelessness charity CRASH and 25p will be donated to the charity for every attendee who visits over the two live days.
Visit the Sustainability Now web site to register and read today’s programme below. Yesterday’s sessions are also available to review on the site.
19th May 2011 - Day 2
09:30 Sustainability and The City
Chair: Conrad Young, Director, 2 degrees
The Rt Hon John Gummer, Lord Deben, Former Environment Secretary
Professor Yvonne Rydin, Director of UCL Environment Institute, University College London
Steve Barker, Head of Energy Efficiency and Environmental Care, Siemens Plc
10:30 Reducing the Risk and Maximising the value of Retrofit ROI
Chair: Emily Wright, Features Editor, Building
Ben Ross, Senior Sustainability Advisor, Forum for the Future
John Connaughton, Director, Davis Langdon
Kye Gbangbola, Director, Total eco Management Limited
12:00 Refurbishing Britain - Zero Tolerance for Old Buildings? Balancing the Books Between Regulation, New Build and Refurbishment
Chair: John Alker, Director of Policy and Communications, UK-Green Building Council
Jon Bright, Director of Building Regulations and Climate Change, DCLG
13:00 Engaging with all stakeholders to reduce the environmental impact of real estate investments
Chair: Katharine Deas, Managing Director, Low Carbon Workplace Ltd
Keith Bugden, Programme Director from Better Building Partnerships
Miles Keeping, Director, Head of Sustainability, GVA
Justin Snoxall, Head of Corporate Responsibility Business Group, British Land
14:00 Future proofing your property portfolio against climate change risks
Chair: Sara Turnbull, Sustainability Integrator, Arup Associates
Mitch Cooke, Partner, Environmental Perspectives,
Beulah Keane, Sustainable Construction Project Manager, Marks and Spencer
Katharine Deas, Managing Director, Low Carbon Workplace Ltd
Simon Cox, Vice President of Project Management Team, ProLogis
15:00 Sustainable Architecture & Design
Chair: Amanda Birch, Technical Editor, Building Design
Robin Nicholson, Senior Partner, Edward Cullinan Architect
Michael Bevan, Leader in Global Building Modelling, Arup
Fran Bradshaw, Architects, Anne Thorne Architects
16:00 Evaluating the True Value of Sustainability for Occupiers and Investors
Chair: Richard Heap, assistant editor (professional), Property Week
Tatiana Bosteels, Head of Responsible Property Investment, Hermes
Jon Lovell, Director, Head of Sustainability, Drivers Jonas Deloitt,
Nicholas Ridley, Managing Director, NCReal Estate Consulting Limited and LessEn Mentor