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Liverpool International Waterfront Forum

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Organiser: Jayne Moore
Location: Cunard Building, Liverpool
Email: jayne@jaynemooremedia.com
Phone: 0151 236 2879

A unique platform putting economic growth at the heart of discussions

Now in its second year, Liverpool International Waterfront Forum is a key event in the waterfront calendar. Brought to you by the Liverpool Waterfront Business Partnership and supported by Arup, the 2015 conference will bring together best practice examples and debate the measurable elements which come together to make a world-class waterfront destination.

International Waterfront Forum, 4 June

The IWF will welcome leading figures from Barcelona, Cape Town, Sydney and Wuhan, who will showcase the opportunities and challenges their waterfronts have encountered. They will be followed by a keynote presentation from the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) providing a summary of the findings of the 'Cities, Water and Urban Planning' congress which was held in Gydnia, Poland.

UK Waterfront City Symposium, 3 June

This year sees the addition of a one-day conference, aimed at those wishing to develop and regenerate the waterfront, build on the cultural offer, and develop a recognisable 'sense of place'. The aim for the symposium is to create a UK Waterfront City Alliance, a network for those who face similar challenges to discuss and share best practice, leading to formal reports on economic factors within waterfront regeneration.

Why attend?

The Liverpool International Waterfront Forum is the only platform which puts economic growth at the heart of discussions for an ambitious waterfront city. Attendees will discover approaches from other cities where their waterfront is a key asset, developing a sense of place to enliven and encourage investment.

Attendees will have opportunities to discuss with others facing similar challenges and network with practitioners who have delivered solutions from architects and developers, to investors and advisors.

More information

Please see our website (www.liverpoolwaterfront.org) for more information on our speakers, the full programme and booking your place.

Liverpool Waterfront Business Partnership

The LIWF2015 is brought to you by the Liverpool Waterfront Business Partnership (LWBP), a Community Interest Company set up in 2012 to fulfill the waterfront's potential as a vibrant, all year round destination as well as a great place to invest and do business. As part of IFB2014, LWBP had been charged with creating a waterfront focused business event. Now in its second year, the LIWF is being supported by Arup, Liverpool Vision, Peel Holdings, Planit.ie, Titanic Hotel and Winckworth Sherwood.

Conference Programme

UK Waterfront Cities Symposium – Wednesday 3 June

9.00

Registration Opens

9.45 – 12.30

Welcome Address

Max Steinberg CBE, Chief Executive, Liverpool Vision

Place-Making on the Waterfront

Claire McColgan MBE, Assistant Director Culture Liverpool

Kerrie Sweeney, Chief Executive, Titanic Foundation

Kate Brindley, Director, Arnolfini

Keynote – BBC

13.30-15.00

Staging Major Events on the waterfront

Cllr Archie Graham OBE, Depute Leader and Executive Member for Governance and Equalities, Glasgow City Council and responsible for the delivery of the Commonwealth Games in 2014

Will Godfrey, Chief Executive, Newport City Council, Hosts of the NATO summit in 2014

15.30-16.30

Breakout Sessions

Choose from one of three sessions, each to take discussions further on the following topics:

Culture

Sport

Lighting

16.30-17.15

Feedback & Panel Discussion

The bringing together of discussions, and opportunities to pose questions to our guest speakers

International Waterfront Forum – Thursday 4 June

9.00

Registration Opens

9.45 – 12.00

Liverpool on the World Stage

City of Liverpool Mayor, Joe Anderson

International Waterfronts Session 1

Rolando Biere Arenas M.Sc Architect, Researcher at the Centre of Land Policy and Valuations (CPSV) Technical Univeristy of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

Piet Van Zyl, Head of Department, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Western Cape Provincial Government, Cape Town, South Africa

Panel Discussion

13.00-14.30

International Waterfronts Session 2

Anita Mitchell, General Sustainability Manager for Barangaroo South (Sydney), Lend Lease

Albert Chan, Director of Development Planning & Design, Shui On Land

Panel Discussion

15.00-17.15

Keynote

Amos Brandeis, International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) providing a summary of the findings of the 'Cities, Water and Urban Planning' congress which was held in Gydnia, Poland.

ISOCARP are a global association of experienced professionals, bringing together recognised and highly-qualified planners from more than 80 countries worldwide

17.15

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