Organiser: RIBA NW
Phone: 0151 703 0107
Thursday 27 September 2007
Hilton, Manchester Airport
£65.00 + VAT (including lunch)
This will be a full day event with speakers covering subjects from Low Carbon Building Technologies & Renewables to Carbon Footprinting.
09.30hrs Registration and refreshments
10.00hrs Introduction to the day by Chairman, Walter Menzies, Chief Executive of Mersey Basin Campaign
10.10hrs How climate change will affect you
Bill Giles, former BBC Weatherman
The need to communicate scientific data & conclusions in an understandable language. Forecasting climate change, discussion on the reasons for and against climate change – probable consequences if we do nothing.
10.40hrs "Flood sweat and tears: positive planning for flood risk"
Jonathan Easton, Kings Chambers, Manchester
11.10hrs Refreshment break
11.30hrs Low carbon building technologies and renewables
Daniel Salisbury MRICS Surveying and Sustainability Services.
Drivers for sustainable construction, principles, materials, renewables & grants
13.00hrs Planning for Climate Change
Jo Clarke, Elevate East Lancs
Overview of national & regional planning policy that has relevance to the climate change agenda both in terms of mitigation & adaptation
13.30hrs "Responding to climate change through efficient, coordinated and economic energy networks"
Steven Edwards, Scottish Power
14.00hrs Panel Discussion
14.30hrs Refreshment break
14.50hrs Climate Change and the Built Environment
Walter Menzies, Chief Executive of Mersey Basin Campaign
3 short films and case studies examining climate change
15.20hrs Question Time
15.30hrs Conference close
Places are limited at this event, if you want to register an early interest and receive further
details, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org T. 0151 703 0107 F. 0151 703 0108