Infrastructure programme

     CITY INFRASTRUCTURE              
08:15   Breakfast Briefing - Cities: Refuge or Disaster? Climate change is a driver for urbanisation, but are our cities resilient?   Ian Allison, Global Head Climate Resilience, Mott MacDonald
09:30   BRE Welcome & Introduction                         Chris Broadbent, Group Director-Infrastructure, BRE
09:40   The issues and challenges of infrastructure for cities                                                                                                             Prof John Polak, Prof of Transport Demand & Head of the Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College London                                                                    
10:00   The importance of green infrastructure and sustainable drainage   Sue Illman, MD Illman & Young
10:20   The Urban Resilience Life-Cycle   Jo Baker, Development Director, Urbanisation, Mott MacDonald
10:40   Q&A    
11:00   Refreshments, networking and exhibition  
    Panel Session: How do we ensure urban infrastructure is resilient to potential threats?
11:20   Chair & Introduction   Gavin Jones, Innovation in Security & Resilience, BRE
11:25   City Infrastructure - The Resilience Incentive   Gavin Jones, Innovation in Security & Resilience, BRE
11:40    Urban water strategies and water resilient designs   Nanco Dolman, Royal Haskoning, DHV
11:55   Places and Spaces: Urban Realm on the Crossrail Route   Sam Richards, Head of Urban Integration, Crossrail
12:10    The benefits of resilient waste water infrastructure   Phil Stride, Head of Thames Tideway Tunnel
12:25    Space as infrastructure   Ed Parham, Associate Director, Space Syntax
12:40   Q&A    
13:00   Lunch, networking and exhibition