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

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

World-class University’s and academic institutions are a major asset that is common to all of the UK’s leading cities. Are we doing enough to leverage these unique selling points to drive investment and development in our cities as part of a joined-up Innovation Economy that harnesses the best young talent – and what role can London and London-based investors and property professionals play in supporting this approach?

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

Further speakers to be announced

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

Further speakers to be announced

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:

  • 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

Further speakers to be announced


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)

Further speakers to be announced


12:30 | International Dialogue: The Innovation Economy

On the eve of the UK’s new relationship with Europe and the rest of the world, how can London learn from other global cities in order to remain at the cutting edge on a global stage? Will the innovation economy be a main driver for growth in London and other cities?

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

Further speakers to be announced

 

Making space for...

Talent

14:30 | Connecting Data and Talent: The future of Real Estate? In association with EG

  • Damian Wild, Editor, EG (Chair)

Further speakers to be announced  

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. 

Speakers to be announced

15:30 | The City of London

Speakers:

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

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

  • Carlin Fier, Director – Marketing & Communication, Brookfield Properties

  • Rosie Day, Director, City Property Association

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:

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

  • Gabrielle McMillan, CEO, Equiem

Further speakers to be announced  

16:30 | Design 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:

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

Further speakers to be announced  

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, Chairman, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

  • Darren Rodwell, Leader of Barking & Dagenham Council

 

WEDNESDAY
13TH MARCH


Making space for...

Collaboration

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

  • Tim Lowe, Chief Executive & Founder, Lowe

Further speakers to be announced  

10:30 | Shared Visions: Collaborative Delivery

  • Caroline Harper, Chief Planner, Be First

Speakers to be announced

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

  • John Miu, Chief Operating Officer, ABP

Speakers to be announced

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:

  • Andrew Jones, Managing Director, EMEA, AECOM

  • Juliemma McLoughlin, Chief Planner, Greater London Authority

  • Lyn Carpenter, Chief Executive, Thurrock Council

  • Nick Walkley, Chief Executive, Home England

Further speakers to be announced  

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 maximizes the financial as well as the social value of these schemes? Is the current policy framework encouraging this approach?

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

  • Pat Hayes, Managing Director, Be First

Speakers to be announced

12:30 | International Dialogue: Posting the Olympic & Paralympic Games

As Paris and Tokyo prepare to host the Olympic & Paralympic Games, what can we learn from the success of the 2012 legacy? What more can London do to enhance the benefits of the Games?

Speakers:

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

  • Debra Mountford, OECD Lead Consultant, Cities and Global Event Hosting

  • Mr Jean-Louis Missika, Deputy Mayor of Paris

Further speakers to be announced

 

Making space for...

Communities

14:30 | Regeneration: a path to community development? In association with EG

  • Damian Wild, Editor, EG (Chair)

Further speakers to be announced  

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 prioritizing affordability?

Speakers:

  • Stuart Baillie, Planning Director, GL Hearn

  • Shifa Mustafa, Executive Director Place, LB Croydon

  • Ben Derbyshire, RIBA President, Chair of HTA Design

  • 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?

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

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

  • Paula Carney, Head of Planning - London, WYG

  • Cllr Peter Mason, Ealing Council

Further speakers to be announced  

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.

  • Lindsay Servian, Chief Development Officer, HKT Limited and Head of ONTAPtv.com, PCCW Global

Further speakers to be announced  

16:30 | Old Kent Road
In association with Avanton

  • Kathryn McCombe, Sales and Marketing Director, Avanton

  • Max Farrell, Partner, Farrells

Further speakers to be announced  

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.

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

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

  • Paul Clark, Chief Investment Officer, The Crown Estate

  • Jules Chappell, Managing Director Business, London & Partners

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

 

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

  • Tony Clements, Executive Director of Regeneration and Housing, LB Ealing

  • Jace Tyrrell, Chief Executive, London’s West End Company

Further speakers to be announced  

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

Further speakers to be announced  

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?

  • Declan O’Carroll, UK Director - Architecture, Masterplanning and Urban Design, Atkins

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

  • Sarah Cary, Executive Director - Place, LB Enfield

Further speakers to be announced  

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 to de announced

12:30 | 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:

  • Stuart Baillie, Planning Director, GL Hearn

Further speakers to de announced

 

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:

  • 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

Further speakers to be announced  

16:00 | Paul Finch’s Canned Laughter

17:00 | London / Manchester Closing Reception (Manchester Stand)

Speakers to be announced


 

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