Seeing the City Differently: New Approaches to Achieving Sustainable Urban Places
Session Chaired By:
Stephen Chalcraft - Practice Group Leader
Slater and Gordon
Stephen leads Slater and Gordon’s public sector regeneration and infrastructure team, and has been involved in some of the largest schemes in the North West including Manchester’s Airport City, Lancashire’s Samlesbury Enterprise Zone and the delivery of the Metrolink Extension to Manchester Airport.
Stephen specialises in structuring and delivering large and complex public/private regeneration and development schemes by bringing together multi-disciplinary teams in a way that is insightful and energetic . Stephen studied at Jesus College Oxford, and was recently elected as an honorary Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Mike Armstrong has lead the BBC's research into access services over the past few years, triggering significant improvements in the BBC's subtitle services and having a major impact on the BBC's understanding of the audience's needs. He is now focusing on the challenges of object based broadcasting and how metadata can be harnessed to automate production processes.
Prof. Erik Bichard - Director
Erik Bichard is a Founding Director of RealWorth. RealWorth is a consultancy that represents a unique blend of skills combining academic and commercial expertise to help our clients to create better and more sustainable outcomes for their organisations and wider society. The main focus of the business is to place a value on social and environmental change.
Hisham Elkadi - Dean of School for the Built Environment
The University of Salford
Professor Hisham Elkadi is Dean of the School of the Built Environment (SoBE) at the University of Salford. Former positions include Chair and Head of the School of Architecture at Deakin University, Australia, Head of the School of Architecture and Design at the University of Belfast, Programme Director for Architecture and Director of Postgraduate Studies at the University of Newcastle, Senior Lecturer at the University of Plymouth, Associate Professor at the University of Alexandria and Research Associate at the University of Liverpool.
Professor Elkadi has an international research reputation and extensive academic publications to his name. He holds a range of honorary positions, including Fellowships at University College London, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the Australia Institute of Building, and serves as an external examiner for the universities of Harvard and Toronto.
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Wednesday, 16 November, 2016 08:00 - 09:30GMT Time
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