London at MIPIM:
Conference Programme in association with Avison Young

London’s creative energy is driven by its history, culture and diversity. 

This makes it the greatest city in the world for people to live, work, visit, invest and innovate. The London Stand at MIPIM 2019 will celebrate the city’s unique qualities through an enhanced physical and digital presence and a rich programme of events that will reach out to an international audience. We will showcase the people and organisations that are creating the workspaces and communities that will drive innovation, collaboration and creative energy across the capital, as well as the skills and expertise based in London that is leading the global challenge to shape better cities for everyone.

 

TUESDAY
12TH MARCH


MaKING SPACE FOR...

Innovation

10:00 | The Knowledge Economy

This session will open the London Stand conference series at MIPIM and will take a big-picture look at London’s economy, discussing the extent to which the ‘knowledge economy’, with its focus on education, health and research, will be a key driver of the capital’s future economy.

Speakers:

  • Peter Murray, Chairman, New London Architecture (Chair)

  • Jo Negrini, CEO, LB Croydon

  • Catherine McGuinness, Chairman of Policy & Resources Committee, City of London Corporation

  • Jules Pipe CBE, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills

  • Lucette Demets, Head of Urban, London & Partners

  • Anna Strongman, Partner, Argent 

10:30 | Making the Most of World Class Universities: London and Core Cities

UK cities host some of the best universities in the world. Are we optimising their contribution to city development? How can cities work better with their Universities? And how can they work better together? What are their space and place needs going forward?

Speakers:

  • Greg Clark, Chairman, Business of Cities Ltd (Chair)

  • Jules Pipe CBE, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills

  • Tom Riordan, Chief Executive, Leeds City Council

  • Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol

  • Joanne Roney, Chief Executive, Manchester City Council

  • Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President & Vice Chancellor, University of Manchester

11:00 | Innovative Financing

With the advent of Blockchain and the launch of a regulated stock exchange for Real Estate assets as well as other fintech innovators, how is the Real Estate funding landscape changing and what opportunities does this provide for investors, developers and asset owners? Is the policy framework adapting to these fast-moving changes in financing and is it doing enough to support a more dynamic investment and funding market?

  • Giles Barrie, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting (Chair)

  • Anthony Gahan, Chairman, IPSX

  • Sophie White, Head of PRS, Infrastructure and Complex Projects, Homes England

  • Charlie Foster, Head of Real Estate, Europe, Global Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets

11:30 | Digital Connectivity
In association with Cluttons

This session will examine the importance of digital connectivity. As our dependency on technology continues to grow and the digital infrastructure needed to support this constantly changes, are we investing enough to ensure London is future proof?

Speakers:

  • Jules Chappell, Managing Director – Business, London & Partners (Chair)

  • John Gravett, Head of Real Estate Management, Cluttons

  • James Cooksey, Director of Central London, The Crown Estate

  • Carolyn Dwyer, Director of Built Environment, City of London Corporation

  • William Newton, President & EMEA MD, WiredScore


12:00 | Projects Focus: Innovation Districts

This session will focus on specific innovation districts across London, considering the key issues around providing spaces for innovation.

Speakers:

  • Debbie Jackson, Interim Executive Director – Development, Enterprise and Environment, Greater London Authority (Chair)

  • Sam Wait, Director of Business Development & Communications, Swan NU living

  • Earle Arney, CEO, Arney Fender Katsalidis


12:30 | International Dialogue: The Innovation Economy

What is the special ingredient that makes cities the right location for innovative firms and talent? What is the next step for the innovation economy in London, Stockholm and Berlin? What part do places and buildings need to play to support innovation?

Speakers:

  • Greg Clark, Chairman, Business of Cities Ltd (Chair)

  • Dr Philipp Bouteiller, CEO, TXL Berlin

  • Anna Gissler, Acting CEO, Stockholm Business Region

  • Debbie Jackson, Interim Executive Director – Development, Enterprise and Environment, Greater London Authority

 

Making space for...

Talent

15:00 | Designed in London: Project Presentations

This session will feature presentations on commercial projects from across Europe and beyond, exploring the London-based skills and expertise that are helping to deliver these exemplar schemes. 

  • Jules Pipe CBE, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills (Chair)

  • David Murray, Managing Director, Article 25

  • Cindy Kubitz, Director, KPF

  • David Kaiser, Senior Director, Real Estate, WeWork

15:30 | The City of London - A Place for People

This session will focus on talent in the context of creating and nurturing a positive environment for workers in the City of London, be that through improvements to public realm or through the improving amenities - art/culture, food/drink, nightlife etc. How do we change workers’ perceptions of the City from a business space to an emotional space, thereby attracting and retaining new businesses through the wants and needs of the workforce?

Speakers:

  • Ben O’Connor, Director, The City Centre (Chair)

  • Christopher Hayward, Chairman of the Planning and Transportation Committee, City of London Corporation

  • Carlin Fier, VP – Marketing and Communication, Brookfield Properties

  • Rosie Day, Director, City Property Association

  • Gerald Kaye, CEO, Helical

16:00 | Future Workplace: People Not Property

How is London’s commercial sector evolving to cater for the new ways people want to work? This session will focus on the rising demand for flexible working, discussing how can we create workplaces that encourage the right culture and enable workers to thriv­e.

Speakers:

  • Leanne Tritton, Managing Director, ING Media (Chair)

  • James Cooksey, Director of Central London, The Crown Estate

  • Gabrielle McMillan, CEO, Equiem

  • Enrico Sanna, Co-Founder and CEO, FORA

  • Howard Dawber, Managing Director of Strategy, Canary Wharf Group

16:30 | Designing for Wellbeing

With wellbeing continuing to feature high on the agenda in the workplace, are we designing spaces that meet all of our wellness needs? Are issues of mental health and loneliness being addressed, and what role can design play here?

Speakers:

  • Jonny Popper, Managing Director, London Communications Agency (Chair)

  • Emma Cariaga, Head of Operations – Canada Water, British Land

  • Jeanne Wood, Director, CallisonRTKL

  • Sebastian Wood, Managing Director, Whitby Wood

  • Richard Williams, Managing Director - Property Management, Avison Young

17:00 | The London Reception
In association with Sage Housing and Sage Partnerships

The session is the official ‘London Reception’ at MIPIM and will hear from some leading London voices about what lies ahead for the UK’s capital in terms of investment and development.

  • Peter Murray, Chairman, New London Architecture (Chair)

  • Sir Michael Lyons, Chair, Sage Partnerships

  • Jules Pipe CBE, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills

  • Liz Peace CBE, Chairman, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

  • Darren Rodwell, Leader of Barking & Dagenham Council and Executive Member for Housing and Planning, London Councils

  • Lucie Murray, Senior Programme Manager, New London Architecture

 

STAND EVENTS

09:30 - 10:30 | Breakfast Briefing Reception
London Councils Stand

10:00 – 11:00 | Breakfast with Royal Dock
Royal Albert Dock Stand

10:00 – 11:00 | Ealing In London 10th Anniversary: 10/10 Reception
EIL Stand

10:00 – 11:30 | Meet the Leader
London Borough of Hounslow Stand

10:00 – 12:00 | West London Stand
West London Stand

 

15:00 – 16:00 | Apex Airspace and LCCI Afternoon MIPIM Drinks
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry & Official Partners Private Terrace 

15:00 – 16:00 | West London Stand
West London Stand

15:00 – 16:00 | Take a Glimpse into the Future
VU.CITY Stand

 

WEDNESDAY
13TH MARCH


Making space for...

Collaboration

10:00 | Sustainable Partnerships: The Holy Grail for Community Collaboration
In association with EG

Collaboration means more than simply uniting the public and private sector. We need to redress the balance and redefine what ‘collaboration’ means in real terms, by involving residents and other community stakeholders. How can we achieve this in a way that enables long-term engagement, and creates a positive message for the industry?

  • Samantha McClary, Editor, EG (Chair)

  • Tim Lowe, Chief Executive & Founder, Lowe

  • Jason Hawthorne, Director, VU.CITY

  • Virginia Blackman, Principal, Avison Young

  • Colin Murray, Partner & Head of Local Government, DWF

10:30 | Shared Visions: Collaborative Delivery

This session will look at how a collaborative approach and a shared, joined up vision from the start of a scheme or area can lead to a better outcome for all stakeholders and, ultimately, Londoners.

  • Susan Freeman, Partner – Real Estate, Mishcon de Reya (Chair)

  • Caroline Harper, Chief Planner, Be First

  • Lucy Homer, Executive General Manager Design & Technical, Lendlease

  • Ros Morgan, Chief Executive, Heart of London Business Alliance

  • Sadie Morgan, Director, dRMM and Commissioner, National Infrastructure Commission

  • Sean Ellis, Chairman of St James Group and St William Homes LLP, part of the Berkeley Group

  • Amy Hazlehurst, Head of Customer, VU.CITY

11:00 | In the Mix: Creating Vibrant Mixed-Use Developments

This session will bring together stakeholders from major mixed-used developments from across London, exploring the benefits that continued collaboration between councils, developers, designers, end-users and communities has in creating successful places.

  • Liz Hamson, Editor, Property Week (Chair)

  • John Miu, Chief Operating Officer, ABP

  • Muir Baxter, GigaLiving Development Manager, Wifinity

  • Cllr Ravi Govindia, Leader, Wandsworth Council

  • Ruth Duston OBE, OC,  Chief Executive South Westminster BIDs, Executive Director Cheapside Business Alliance, MD Primera Corporation

  • Liz Peace CBE, Chairman, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

11:30 | London: A Regional Economy

This session will look beyond the boundaries of London, focusing on the common goals London shares with the wider south east. How can we accommodate continued population growth in the region and what key infrastructure is needed to support this?

Speakers:

  • Jane Groom, Board Director, London Communications Agency (Chair)

  • Andrew Jones, Managing Director - EMEA, AECOM

  • Juliemma McLoughlin, Chief Planner, Greater London Authority

  • Lyn Carpenter, Chief Executive, Thurrock Council

  • Nick Walkley, Chief Executive, Homes England

  • Dr. Ann Limb CBE DL, Chair, London Stansted Cambridge Consortium

  • Rick Blakeway, Chair, BexleyCo

12:00 | Mix Tenures, Maximise Value
In association with Bouygues

What benefits can mixed tenure schemes bring to London? How can boroughs, developers and consultants work together to find the right mix and to make sure this approach maximises the financial as well as the social value of these schemes? Is the current policy framework encouraging this approach?

  • Anna Strongman, Partner, Argent (Chair)

  • Tom Jackson, Development Director, Linkcity

  • Jonathan Martin, Director of Investment and Delivery, LB Waltham Forest

  • Pat Hayes, Managing Director, Be First

  • James Saunders, Chief Operating Officer, Quintain

  • Kim Grieveson, Director Development Consultancy - Planning, Development and Regeneration, Avison Young

12:30 | International Dialogue: Paris in Focus

With great interest in London about the recent urban visioning competitions for Paris, the forthcoming Olympics, the new Grand Paris Express railway, and the city’s approaches to the innovation economy and visitor economy, this international dialogue will put the spotlight on Paris, with insight from Deputy Mayor Jean-Louis Missika.

Speakers:

  • Greg Clark, Chairman, Business of Cities Ltd (Chair)

  • Jean-Louis Missika, Deputy Mayor of Paris

 

Making space for...

Communities

14:30 | Town Centres 2050: Is there a future beyond retail and do communities have a role in shaping London’s town centres?
In association with EG

This session will explore whether and how town centres can remain relevant to meet the future needs of communities, businesses and investors? We will explore the potential impact of new technology and infrastructure on how we live, work, shop and play; and whether these trends are being taken into account in the planning and development of new regeneration projects.  We will also discuss whether local communities have a voice and role in helping to shape the future of London’s town centres?

  • Damian Wild, Editor, EG (Chair)

  • Dr Steven Norris, Director - Regeneration, Lambert Smith Hampton

  • Steve Eccles, Project Director, First Base

  • Edward Cooke, President, Revo

  • Sadie Morgan, Director, dRMM and Commissioner, National Infrastructure Commission

15:00 | Good Growth – Delivering the Homes London Needs
In association with GL Hearn

This session will hear from London experts to discuss what Good Growth means for London and whether the right planning policies are in place for London to remain at the top of its game. Housing delivery continues to be a key focus for London, but how can we make sure we create the homes London needs, and not just meet housing targets? Can we champion quality while also prioritising affordability?

Speakers:

  • Lisa Taylor, Chief Executive, Future of London (Chair)

  • Stuart Baillie, Planning Director, GL Hearn

  • Shifa Mustafa, Executive Director Place, LB Croydon

  • Ben Derbyshire, RIBA President and Chair of HTA Design LLP

  • Debbie Jackson, Interim Executive Director – Development, Enterprise and Environment, Greater London Authority

  • Sir Edward Lister, Chairman, Homes England

15:30 | Build to Rent: The Way We Live
In association with WYG

This session will discuss how the residential sector is adapting to the way we want to live, discussing how we can deliver housing that caters for the whole community. What role does intergenerational living and build to rent have to play in providing homes for the capital? What future trends are predicted for how different sections of London’s population want to live in our great city, and how can we build now for what Londoners want in five or ten years’ time?

  • Lara Kinneir, Director, New London Architecture (Chair)

  • Simon Harding-Roots, Executive Director - Major Projects, Grosvenor

  • Cllr Peter Mason, Cabinet Member - Housing, Planning and Transformation, LB Ealing

  • John Lewis, Buildings + Places Head of Commercial, AECOM

  • Paula Carney, Head of Planning - London, WYG

  • Richard Stonehouse, Principal, Head of Residential, Investment, Avison Young

16:00 | A Modular Mindset
In association with PCCW

This session will look at how far a ‘modular mindset’ can contribute to the housing targets London needs to deliver.

  • Lara Kinneir, Director, New London Architecture (Chair)

  • Paula Benoit, CEO, PCCW Global

  • Pascal Buisson, International Business Development Director, USM

  • Aurelie Cleraux, Global Head of Modular Construction, Bouygues

  • Jan Rowley, Regeneration Programme Director Interim, LB Harrow

16:30 | Old Kent Road
In association with Avanton

  • Paul Finch, Editorial Director, Architects’ Journal (Chair)

  • Max Farrell, Partner, Farrells

  • Sue Brown, Executive Director, Planning & Development, London First

  • Steve Kennard, Regeneration Director, Hadley Property Group

  • Dick Mortimer, Executive Director Development & Sales, Peabody

  • Lara Kinneir, Director, New London Architecture

17:00 | International Reception
In association with Addleshaw Goddard

This International Reception celebrates the Mayor’s ‘London is Open’ theme and will hear from property experts celebrating the continued importance of London’s global links.

  • Lara Kinneir, Director, New London Architecture (Chair)

  • Lee Sheldon, Co-Head of the Real Estate Sector, Addleshaw Goddard

  • Emma Cariaga, Head of Operations for Canada Water, British Land

  • Jules Chappell, Managing Director Business, London & Partners

  • Simon Murphy, Chief Executive Officer, Battersea Power Station Development Company

 

STAND EVENTS

10:00 – 11:00 | Fast Track Your Future in London’s Growth Opportunity:
Breakfast Briefing by Cllr Rodwell and Pat Hayes

Be First Stand

10:00 – 11:00 | Ealing In London 10th Anniversary: 10/10 Reception
EIL Stand

10:00 – 11:00 | Property Week
Property Week Beachfront Terrace

10:00 – 11:30 | Meet the Leader
London Borough of Hounslow Stand

11:00 – 12:00 | Take a Glimpse into the Future
VU.CITY Stand

14:30 – 15:00 | West London Stand
West London Stand

 

15:00 – 16:00 | Gira Networking Reception
Gira Stand

15:00 – 16:00 | Great Return of Investment: Borough Briefing by Cllr Rodwell and Pat Hayes
Be First Stand

15:00 – 16:00 | Leon Quarter - A New Community in the Heart of Croydon
Presentation by FI Real Estate Management on the Croydon Stand

15:00 – 16:30 | Panel Discussion - The Role of SME Developers in Delivering London's Housing Targets
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry & Official Partners Private Terrace - LCCI and Regal London

16:00 – 17:00 | Croydon Beer on the Beach Wednesday
Beach

17:30 – 19:00 | Conversation, Networking & Drinks - AHR Architects Ltd
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry & Official Partners Private Terrace

18:00 -– 19:00 | Cocktail Reception with Jan Gehl - a discussion with the inspirational architect and urban designer on the vital ingredients for successful cities and what opportunities lie ahead for London
INVITATION ONLY
London Stand Main Stage

 

THURSDAY
14TH MARCH


Making space for...

Diversity

10:00 | London’s High Streets
In association with Peter Brett Associates

With increasing competition from online retailers many of our high streets face new challenges. This session will discuss key initiatives that integrate flexibility into our suburban centres and allow them to adapt to changing behaviours.

Speakers:

  • Colin Stanbridge, Chief Executive, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Chair)

  • Simon O’Byrne, Senior Vice President – Community Development, Peter Brett Associates

  • Debbie Jackson, Interim Executive Director – Development, Enterprise and Environment, Greater London Authority

  • Cllr Julian Bell, Leader of Ealing Council

  • Jace Tyrrell, Chief Executive, New West End Company

  • Edward Cooke, Chief Executive, Revo

10:30 | Supporting a Diverse Industry

Diversity has long been an issue throughout the industry, so what can we do to support the progress that is being made? How can we continue to push for a more diverse workforce and at the same time celebrate all the benefits diversity produces within a company?

Speakers:

  • Samantha McClary, Deputy Editor, EG (Chair)

  • Debbie Jackson, Assistant Director of Regeneration, Interim Executive Director – Development, Enterprise and Environment, Greater London Authority

  • Amanda Clack, Head of Strategic Consulting, CBRE

  • Raj Kotecha, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Amro Real Estate Partners

  • Tamsie Thomson, Director, London Festival of Architecture

  • Sue Brown, Executive Director, Planning & Development, London First

11:00 | Streets of the Future

This session will discuss the streets of the future, as London’s population growth continues to put pressure on our transport system, how can we diversify our transport infrastructure to ensure our streets are safer, healthier and more efficient for Londoners? What new initiatives are coming forward to support an improved network of streets across London?

Speakers:

  • Lara Kinneir, Director, New London Architecture (Chair)

  • Declan O’Carroll, Head of Architecture & Masterplanning, SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins Business

  • Harry Lal, Head of Sector – Commercial Property, JustPark

  • Sarah Cary, Executive Director - Place, LB Enfield

  • Dan Horner, Director of Planning & Urban Design, Dar

  • Neil Carter, Business Development Manager, BOSCH

11:30 | Project Focus: Mixed-Use Development

This session will showcase exemplar mixed-used developments from across London, considering the importance of having a rich mix within every neighbourhood.

Speakers:

  • Pam Alexander, Chair, Commonplace Ltd (Chair)

  • Anna Strongman, Partner, Argent

  • Prakash Singh, COO, Strawberry Star Group

  • Jon Fielding, Global Creative Director, Benoy

12:00 | Debate: Appropriate Density, Appropriate Places (Around Model)

Following on from the recently launched findings of NLA’s annual tall buildings survey, this session will question what appropriate densification looks like across the capital, debating the role tall buildings should play in the future of London.

Speakers:

  • Lara Kinneir, Director, New London Architecture (Chair)

  • Stuart Baillie, Planning Director, GL Hearn

  • Faye Wilders, Senior Principal Planner, Fairview New Homes

  • Brendon Walsh, Strategic Director, Montreaux

  • Andrew Travers, CEO, Lambeth Council

  • Steve Kennard, Regeneration Director, Hadley Property Group

 

Making space for...

Creative Energy

15:00 | Cultural Infrastructure

As 2019 marks the first year of the London Borough of Culture for Waltham Forest, how is culture led-development shaping London’s future? What are the key opportunities for integrating culture into developments and regeneration?

Speakers:

  • Leanne Tritton, Managing Director, ING Media (Chair)

  • Shain Shapiro, Founder & CEO, Sound Diplomacy

  • Catherine McGuinness, Chairman of Policy & Resources Committee, City of London Corporation

  • Stewart Murray, Strategic Director Economic Growth, LB Waltham Forrest

  • Pam Alexander, Ambassador, Mayor’s Cultural Leadership Board

  • Angela Reed, Head of Partnerships, Heart of London Business Alliance

16:00 | Paul Finch’s Canned Laughter

  • Paul Finch, Editorial Director, Architects’ Journal (Chair)

16:30 | London / Manchester Closing Reception (Manchester Stand)

  • Damian Wilde, Editor in Chief, EG

  • Joanne Roney, Chief Executive, Manchester City Council

  • Liz Peace CBE, Chairman, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

 

STAND EVENTS

09:30 – 10:30 | Hounslow House Handover - London Borough of Hounslow/Linkcity
London Borough of Hounslow Stand

10:00 – 11:00 | Property Week
Property Week Beachfront Terrace

10:00 – 11:00 | Ealing in London 10th Anniversary: 10/10 Reception
EIL Stand

10:00 – 11:30 | Meet the Leader
London Borough of Hounslow Stand

11:00 – 12:30 | West London Stand
EIL Stand

 

13:00 – 14:00 | West London Stand
West London Stand

15:00 – 16:00 | Take a Glimpse into the Future
VU.CITY Stand

16:00 – 18:00 | Members Drinks Reception on the LCCI Private Terrace Kindly Sponsored by NLG Associates
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry & Official Partners Private Terrace 

 

FRIDAY
15TH MARCH


STAND EVENTS

10:00 – 11:30 | Property Week
Property Week Beachfront Terrace

 

 

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