1. Arrival and Refreshments

  2. Welcome and Introduction

    Ian Grant Ian Grant
    Editorial Director, Development + Infrastructure Service
  3. Discussion 1: Roundtables
  4. Round-table  Delegates move to their chosen roundtable discussions


    A. Exploring the Future Shape, Structure & Policies Affecting the Brownfield Development Market

    Contaminated land and waste frameworks, NQMS, changing role of the regulator

    Hugh Mallett Hugh Mallett
    Technical Director, BuroHappold

    B. Skills & Recruitment: Tackling the Skills Shortage & Managing the Impact of Technology on Staffing

    The skills shortage and ways to tackle it, what skills are needed in the sector now, the increase of digitalisation in the sector and its impact on staffing.

    Richard Clayton Richard Clayton
    Director & Head of Ground Risk and Remediation, WSP Group
  7. Short comfort break and change of table / facilitator

  8. Discussion 2: Roundtables

    C. International Opportunities & the Role of the UK Brownfield Development Market

    Alison Carruthers Alison Carruthers
    Associate Hydrogeologist Contaminated Land, Mott MacDonald

    D. Biodiversity Net Gain and Delivering the 25 Year Environment Plan in Brownfield Planning & Development

    Paul Sheehan Paul Sheehan
    Technical Director, Langan International
  11. Close of Discussions - A Networking Buffet & Drinks will be Served until 19.30