Join Planit and Civic Engineers to debate the opportunity the pandemic presents for changing the way our neighbourhoods, towns and cities are configured and our streets and public realm designed.
- Cathy Parker, professor of retail and marketing enterprise at Manchester Metropolitan University; co-chair of the Institute of Place Management; and co-author of UK Government’s ‘High Street 2030: Achieving Change’ report
- Pete Swift, managing director, Planit-IE, design practice with a passion for outside spaces and the part they play in our communities
- Stephen O’Malley, founding director, Civic Engineers, creating places that have a positive impact on the environment and enable people to live healthier and happier lives
- Linda Thiel, director, White Arkitekter, Swedish architectural firm “inspiring sustainable ways of life”
- Simon O’Brien, cycling and walking ambassador, Liverpool City Region, helping to deliver the Metro Mayor’s vision for an active travel revolution across all six districts of the city
- This event will take place online from 10am to 11am on Thursday 30 July.
Topics to be covered:
- Opportunity for radical change presented by the current situation, a 50-year seminal moment
- Exploring climate and biodiversity
- Proximity to amenity
- Local government agendas
- Impact on neighbourhoods
- Value of green infrastructure
- Future of town centres
- Outdoor repurposing
- Public messaging
- Covid secure spaces
- How developers can seize the moment to their advantage in large mixed-use projects.
Infrastructure & Travel is sponsored by Planit-IE and Civic Engineers.
Registration is free. Please use the form below to book your place now.