Water and Planning: the fluid challenge
Time: 18:15 - 20:45
Organiser: RTPI London
RTPI London, PIA UK Branch and NZPI UK Branch invite you to an evening seminar to support World Town Planning Day.
This year's debate will focus on water and how we can plan for our future communities in response to the increasing water-related challenges (flood, drought, climate change, supply shortages). The water supply crisis has recently been identified by the World Economic Forum as being the second highest risk facing the world in terms of impact.
Join our panel to debate how we should be planning and responding to the fluid challenge!
6:15 - 6:30 -- Registration
6:30 - 6:35 -- Introduction: Zoe Green, Senior Planning Consultant, London RTPI/Atkins
6:35 - 6:50 -- Planning and the water challenge: Dr Tse-Hui Teh, Urban Planning/Design Lecturer, UCL
6:50 - 7:05 -- Future proofing water: Geoff Darch, Principal Consultant, Atkins
7:05 - 7:20 -- European river corridor improvement plans: Steve Swain, Major Projects Officer, Environment Agency
7:20 - 7:35 -- Drain London: Kevin Reid, Principal Programme Manager, Greater London Authority
7:35 - 7:45 -- Q&A
7:45 onwards -- Networking
How to attend:
For more information please see http://rtpilondoncalling.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/wtpd-flyer-v5.pdf .
To register your place please go to http://worldtownplanningday.eventbrite.co.uk/ .