|Date & Time:
||12th July 2016
Held at University of the Arts, London (UAL)
Optional Tours (limited numbers – pre-booking is essential).
Creating a new urban district in King’s Cross: Tour by Argent: 4.30 for 5pm on 11th July 2016, meeting at the King’s Cross Visitor Centre is in the Western Transit Shed on Stable Street.
Creating a new arts university at King’s Cross: Tour of the Granary Building by Stanton Williams: 8.30am on 12th July, meeting at the Conference Reception Desk in the main foyer in the Granary.
Main Conference Agenda: 12 July 2016
8.30am to 9.45am: Coffee, Registration and Networking in the Granary atrium
9.45am: Opening and Setting the Context:
Chairman: Professor Philip Ogden, Queen Mary University of London and Chairman of HEDQF.
- Steve Howe, Director of Estates at University of the Arts London (UAL): Welcome to the University of the Arts and the Central Saint Martins campus.
- Professor Philip Odgen: Welcome to the Conference.
10.00: Keynote Presentations:
- Nigel Carrington, Vice Chancellor of University of the Arts London: How universities of the future will support their cities, linked with UAL’s wider future estate strategy.
- Nick Searle, Partner in Argent: The King’s Cross Regeneration and the role of design, public realm, higher education and the knowledge industries in achieving this new urban district.
11.00am Short comfort break (10 minutes)
11.10am: The design of universities as places to work and live as part of the urban regeneration and future economic success of regions and cities:
Chairman: Ed Watson, Executive Director of Growth, Planning and Housing, City of Westminster
- A new university and arts quarter at “Olympicopolis” on Stratford Waterfront in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: Martin Summersgill, title, University College London
- A new campus for Glasgow University in the heart of the city on the former Western Infirmary site: Ann Allen, Director of Estates and Buildings, The University of Glasgow
- An international example with UK university involvement: EduCity in Malaysia: Andy MacFee, Director, Scott Browrigg.
12.30pm Lunch and Networking
1.45pm: The future of teaching and learning. What will the teaching and learning facilities of the future look like and how are students and staff involved in their design?:
Chairman: Graham Brown-Martin, founder of the global think tank Learning Without Frontiers (LWF)
- Introduction and overview: Graham Brown-Martin.
- How future university students are learning today – lessons from changes in school education design: Michael Buchanan of Galliford Try.
- New teaching environments and collaborative learning: Lessons from Australian universities: Tom Kvan, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Melbourne.
- Involving the stakeholders in innovative learning and teaching designs: Jonas Nordquist, Director Medical Case Centre, Karolinska Institutet
3.15pm: A view from the students. Paul Rossi, Head of Student Advice at University of the Arts London chairs a student discussion with Sean Stillmaker, Emma Twine, Emma Gains and Rishub Keelara.
3.45pm Coffee and Networking
4.40pm Research, Enterprise and the importance of design: Research, enterprise, science, arts and communities working together.
Chairman: Ton Kvan, Pro-Vice Chancellor, The University of Melbourne.
- Design for Innovation and Creativity: Professor Saeema Ahmed-Kristensen, Deputy Head of the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London
- Design for Manufacturing, Engineering and Industry at Sheffield: Keith Lilley, Director of Estates and Facilities Management, The University of Sheffield.
- Design for Medical Research: The Francis Crick Institute in St Pancras in the heart of London: Larry Malcic, Senior Vice President and Design Principal, HOK.
- Achieving successful and innovative designs through use of architectural competitions, Julian Robinson, Director of Estates, London School of Economics
6.00pm Conclusions and Lessons for the Future:
Professor Philip Ogden, Queen Mary University London
6.30pm Drinks and the Launch of the new HEDQF/RIBA book “Future Campus”
- Professor Philip Odgen, Chairman of HEDQF
- Ian Taylor, Fielden Clegg Bradley, Editor of the book
- Professor Tony Travers, Director of British Government @ LSE, London School of Economics.
All images (c) Simon Fraser