Conference Programme Announced

The 2018 Conference will feature over 100 industry leading speakers. Lively and authoritative, it’s THE professional gathering for everyone involved in delivering and managing the UK’s education buildings & learning spaces now, and for the future.

2 days of informative content with four conference streams:

  • Schools
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Good Estate Management
  • Early Years & Special Educational Needs

The conference is complimentary for those directly employed in schools, colleges, universities and local authorities (includes governors and independent schools). Delegate rates apply for everyone else wishing to attend the conference.

Day 1: Tuesday 16 October

Schools Stream

09:00

Registration & Exhibition Visit

10:30

EE18 Schools

Urban Environments / Mixed Use Sites

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High Density Schools - Helen Taylor, Scott Brownrigg When space is tight how can a city provide the best education experience for children? Is a multi-storey school really a poor option? Can high qual...

11:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

12:00

EE18 Schools

Construction & Delivery Models

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Presentations & Speakers TBC

13:00

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

14:45

EE18 Schools

Best Practice – Lessions Learned

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Children's Perspectives on Primary School Environments - Lois Woods, Nottingham Trent University In the UK, during the 2000s, there was significant investment in the Building Schools for the Future pr...

15:45

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit

16:15

EE18 Schools

Value of Good Design

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Organised by: RIBA

Colleges & Universities Stream

09:00

Registration & Exhibition Visit

10:30

EE18 C&U

Large Campuses / Estate Rationalisation

11:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

12:00

EE18 C&U

Planning

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Achieving Transformation Through Integrated Planning - Daniel Ladbury, Sheffield Hallam University In January 2018, Sheffield Hallam University endorsed its 25 year Campus Masterplan following 9 month...

13:00

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

14:45

EE18 C&U

Health & Wellbeing

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Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing Through Considerate School Design - Neil Elliott, IBI Group Evidence shows that across the UK, mental health issues in children are increasing while child wellbei...

15:45

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit

16:15

EE18 C&U

Procurement & Supply Chain

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Time to be Responsible - Steven Jenkins, Arcadis A sector that procures over £3.0 billion in capital expenditure per annum on top of its asset maintenance, has the ability to be a beacon of best prac...

Day 2: Wednesday 17 October

Schools Stream

09:00

Registration & Exhibition Visit

10:30

EE18 Schools

Building & Maintaining Schools Across the UK

11:30

Coffee Break &Exhibition Visit

12:00

EE18 Schools

Protecting Our Learners & Staff

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How to Create Safer Schools - Deborah Borg, Salford City Council Schools are coming under increasing pressure to demonstrate reasonable steps to ensure school safety and respond to new and pressing th...

13:00

EE18 Schools

How to Create Safer Schools

  • View full profile for Deborah BorgDeborah Borg School Security and Risk Advisor - Salford City Council

14:30

EE18 Schools

Social Value

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Presentations & Speakers TBC

15:30

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit

16:00

Event Closes

Colleges & Universities Stream

09:00

Registration & Exhibition Visit

10:30

EE18 C&U

Higher Education Design Quality Forum (HEDQF) Session

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Organised by: Higher Education Design Quality Forum (HEDQF)

11:30

Coffee Break &Exhibition Visit

12:00

EE18 C&U

Repurposing Existing Buildings

14:30

EE18 C&U

Learning Spaces

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What Process Should We Follow to Deliver Successful and Effective Next Generation Learning Spaces? - Wendy Sammels, Southerns Group There is significant pressure for institutions to provide students a...

15:30

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit

16:00

Event Closes