Morning Conference Session Programme
9.15 Registration and refreshments 9.45 Opening address from the chair Professor Quentin Leiper, senior vice president, ICE; director for engineering and environment;
9.50 Keynote address: Regeneration of brownfield sites l How to identify hazardous materials during site investigations l Assessing the long term impact of developing on a former brownfield site l What are remediated contaminated sites suitable to be used for?
l Feedback from redeveloped brownfield sites Dr Jan Hellings, principal, Dr Jan Hellings & Associates; director, BURA 10.20 Building attractive sustainable communities for the future l What is the Government's agenda for development of a brownfield y?
l Brownfield land as part of the sustainability agenda l Pilot projects and best practice Dr Paul Syms, director, national brownfield strategy, English Partnerships 10.40 Outlining the available options in sustainable design and development l Implications of sustainability for the construction and engineering industries l How can sustainability targets be incorporated into development projects?
l Optimising sustainability in design l Assessing the elements to consider in a sustainable development scheme John Roberts, director and structural engineer, Atkins 11.00 Question and answer session 11.10 Refreshments 11.25 Incorporating renewable energy options into sustainable redevelopment l Understanding renewable energy targets l Optimising energy efficiency in regeneration projects l Evaluating the proposed costs and benefits of renewable energy options l Delivering sustainable community heating plans l Moving forward with renewable energy options in current and future ration Dominic Bowers, manager, energy services, Parsons Brinckerhoff 11.50 Case study: Manchester mixed-use regeneration project l Experiences from a large scale regeneration project l Building awareness of challenges l Highlighting lessons learnt and suggestions for future projects Matt Crompton, director, Amec 12.15 Question and answer session 12.25 Closing remarks from the chair 12.30 End Afternoon Conference Session Programme 1.30 Registration and refreshments 2.00 Opening address from the chair Antony Oliver, editor, New Civil Engineer 2.05 Keynote address: Thames Gateway regeneration projects leading up to 2012 and d l Overview of the regeneration programme up to 2012 l Outlining key areas and what projects will be given top priority l Anticipating how partnering will work between the various regeneration bodies l Highlighting the ripple effects of the Games on areas outside the immediate vicinity l Evaluating post-2012 developments: What happens after the Games?
Eric Sorenson, chief executive, Thames Gateway London Partnership 2.35 Regeneration of the Lower Lea Valley l Understanding the wider strategy of the regeneration of the Lower Lea Valley l Outlining the working arrangements to deliver the Games l Overview of the main preparatory works within the Games Park l Assessing the bridge and infrastructure plans for an easily accessible and livable area l How the legacy proposals can be delivered l How the Games will accelerate investment and regeneration Janet Thomas, director, Olympics Joint Planning Authorities Team 3.05 Question and answer session 3.15 Refreshments 3.30 Outlining the highways development strategy leading up to 2012 l Analysing the strategy for tackling the 2012 challenge l Assessing how projects may have been reprioritised following the successful 2012 l Highlighting what work is currently in progress l Developing the schedule for moving ahead with the works programmes l Overview of the funding programme for affected projects Mike Slinn, director, MVA; vice president, Institution of Highways & Transportation 3.55 Docklands Light Rail (DLR): Regenerating east London towards 2012 l Outlining Transport for London's DLR strategy leading up to the Games l Evaluating the achievements and progress to date l Exploring opportunities for contractors and consultants l A timeframe for moving forward Jonathan Fox, director, DLR, Transport for London 4.25 Question and answer session 4.35 Closing remarks from the chair 4.45 End