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POSTPONED “Creating and Maintaining a Resilient Built Environment” – Sustainability Theme Group meeting

16 April, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm UTC+0

This event has been postponed. To register your interest in the reorganised meeting please contact Colm Quinn.

Some of the key challenges facing the built environment are around climate change adaption and mitigation in the face of increased rainfall, higher wind speeds, extreme cold, overheating, more frequent storms and rising sea and river levels. This meeting of the Constructing Excellence Sustainability Theme Group will focus on how we can create and maintain a built environment that is resilient to the effects climate change, with expert contributions from the Highways Agency, the BRE Centre for Resilience and Polypipe.

Agenda:
10.30am: Arrive for tea and coffee and networking
11.00am: Welcome from hosts Polypipe
11.15am: General group business
11.45am: Tour of the Polypipe Centre of Excellence
12.30pm: lunch & networking
1.15pm: Resilience session:

  • Dean Kerwick-Chrisp, the Highways Agency – managing climate change risk as a major infrastructure client
  • Dr Stephen Garvin, the BRE Centre for Resilience – identifying the critical issues that need to be addressed for a resilient built environment
  • Phil Henry, Polypipe – designing practical solutions with an allowance for climate change built in

3.15pm: Deciding on theme of next meeting
3.30pm: Close
This meeting is open to all members of Constructing Excellence. To attend please email colm.quinn@constructingexcellence.org.uk

 

This event has been postponed. To register your interest in the reorganised meeting please contact Colm Quinn.

Details

Date:
16 April, 2015
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm UTC+0
Event Category:

Organiser

Colm Quinn
Email:
colm.quinn@constructingexcellence.org.uk

Venue

Polypipe
New Hythe Business Park, College Road
Aylesford, ME20 7PJ United Kingdom
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