Retrofit 2050 Policy and Practice Conference: 12th March 2014

Thu, 2014-02-20

The Retrofit 2050: Policy and Practice Conference will take place in London on 12th March to conclude the project and disseminate key findings. This three-year research programme has taken a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to retrofit and this event will offer practical insights into the processes that could underpin the transition to urban sustainability. The objective of this event is to communicate and disseminate the findings in a practical manner to policy makers, practitioners, local governments, property owners, and third-sector organisations interested in the future of retrofit in the built environment.

The event will run on Wednesday 12th March 2014 at ARUP’s offices(in 8 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 4BJ) from 4:00-6:00pm followed by a drinks reception. Travel costs of invited guests traveling from outside London can be covered, if necessary.

15.30   Coffee and registration

16.00-16.10   Introduction 

16.10 - 17.000   Presentations on project findings by the Retrofit 2050 team

17.00 - 18.00 Panel discussion including: Lynne Sullivan OBE, co-founding partner of Sustainable By Design; Chris Jofeh, director and global buildings retrofit leader at ARUP; and Gareth Harcombe, operational manager of regeneration, Cardiff Council

18.00 Drinks reception

Places are currently full, but if you are interested in attending please contact either Maria-Christina Georgiadou <> or Jill Solanki <> for any additional information or clarification.