CANCELLED - Towards Net Zero Conference
23rd April 2020 at Somerset Innovation Centre, Woodlands Court Business Park Bristol Road
Incorporating the official launch of the CESW / Somerset Innovation Centre Partnership
There can be no doubt that the greatest issue of our current times is that of the climate crisis. Our Innovation & Sustainability Thought Leadership Theme Group is woking with others to address this problem to provide a guide to what that acutally means to the construction sector. The aim is to create a 'how to' guide for the various parts of the supply chain.
This inaugural half day conferrence will set the scene, offer best practice case studies currently available and agree the forward agenda for CESW. Anybody with an interest in the climate change agenda and who wishes to influence its future should attend this meeting from across the supply chain.
09.00 Reception & Networking
09.30 Welcome & Introduction: Philippa Garnett, Buro Happold and Chair CESW Innovation & Sustainability Theme Group
09.50 United Nations Member States Sustainable Development Goals: Gemma Reed, Arup
10.20 Transforming Construction for a Low Carbon Future: Clive Dickin, National Federation of Builders
10.50 RICS Mitigating the risks of climate change: tbc, RICS
11.20 Tea / coffee and networking
11.50 RIBA Climate Challenge: tbc, RIBA
12.20 An introduction to the Somerset Innovation Centre: Simon Howes / Nick Golding, SWMAS
12.50 Official signing of CESW / Somerset Innovation Centre MOU: Andrew Carpenter and Alan Rigby, CESW and Simon Howes & Nick Golding, SWMAS