Programme

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    09:00  -  10:00
    Registration open and delegate arrivals
    Foyer, Cornerstone Building

    Exhibition stands open and refreshments available in the Great Hall

    (Registration desk open for enquiries until 16:30)

    10:00  -  10:10
    Welcome from AUDE Chair
    Great Hall, Cornerstone Building

    A welcome address from the AUDE Chair - Mike Clark

    10:10  -  10:15
    Welcome and housekeeping
    Great Hall, Cornerstone Building
    Introduction to the day from our host - Simon Fanshawe OBE
    10:15  -  11:05
    Plenary 1: 25 years of HE Estates
    Great Hall, Cornerstone Building

    The speakers will give a retrospective look at their field of expertise in relation to HE over the last 25 years leading to present day, and then speculate on the future.

    11:05  -  11:35
    Exhibition and refreshments
    Great Hall, Cornerstone Building

    Refreshments are available at the back of the room.

    Please also visit our corporate supporter's stands.

    11:35  -  12:35
    Sponsor focus session A: Broadway Malyan
    Location TBC - assigned on popularity

    Coventry University Science and Health Building - Supporting New Science Pedagogical Methodologies

    Broadway Malyan is an award-winning architecture, urbanism and design practice with a global network of design studios. Education is at the heart of the practice’s wide ranging experience and the session will look at work recently completed on Coventry University’s ground-breaking new Science and Health Building which has been designed to give students an innovative immersive learning experience.

    Case study information here 

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    11:35  -  12:35
    Sponsor focus session B: Deloitte
    Location TBC - assigned on popularity

    The estates director’s influence on the financial profile of an ever developing estate

    The session will look at the future and how Universities may need to develop their estates in order to maximise revenue, minimise cost and reflect the diverse activities of the HE sector. The session will focus on some of the finance and cost implications to be aware of, and the positive influence that estates teams will have on this and how innovations may assist. Deloitte will explore areas such as research and commercial facilities, sporting facilities and student accommodation and using case-studies will consider the challenges and opportunities involved in such developments.

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    12:35  -  13:30
    Exhibition and lunch
    Great Hall, Cornerstone Building

    Lunch will be available at the back of the room, with another table on the other side of the back wall on the mezzanine level.

    Please visit our supporter's exhibition stands during the break. 

    13:30  -  14:30
    Plenary 2: 25 Years of HE Estates – The Human Factor
    Great Hall, Cornerstone Building

    The Human Factor; an exploration of how people, place and culture have evolved.

    This session looks at the people, cultures and diversity within a global population and how;

    • a) people have led change
    • b) HE is evolving to meet the needs of an ever diverse student population
    • c) what more still needs to be done and how HE can lead

    There will be insights and ideas as to what Directors of Estates can do to further equality and diversity in their teams, and in terms of trends for future estates developments. 

    Simon Fanshawe OBE, himself a Co-founder and Partner of Diversity by Design, will lead a panel including Professor Janet Beer, Vice-Chancellor of Liverpool University, and among other roles - Chair of the Board of the Equality Challenge Unit, David Malcolm of the Equality Challenge Unit and Harvey Dowdy, Director of Estates at University of Lincoln.

    14:30  -  15:30
    Exhibition and refreshments

    Refreshments are available at the back of the room.

    Please also visit our corporate supporter's stands.

    15:00  -  15:50
    Plenary 3: What the Future Holds
    Great Hall, Cornerstone Building
    This closing plenary gives an insight to the future of Higher Education. Alexandra den Heijer will deliver case studies from outside of the UK, and the lessons we might learn from them. Alison Johns will then look at work happening right now to develop our current staff leadership and management skills, as well as educating and preparing the leaders of the future.
    15:50  -  16:00
    Conference round up and close
    Great Hall, Cornerstone Building
    Our host, Simon Fanshawe OBE will round of the day with closing thoughts on the sessions.
    16:30  -  17:00
    Networking opportunity
    Great Hall, Cornerstone Building

    Following the event the exhibition stands will remain in place until 17:00, so that you can visit them and finish conversations with colleagues.

    We will gauge interest in this opportunity at registration - please indicate if you wish to join.  

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