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  1. Opening Party

    All exhibitors, sponsors, speakers, attendees are invited to the Education Estates® Opening Party on Monday 16 October from 18:30 to 20:30, with a complimentary bar.

    DJ Markus will be providing a live set.

  2. Join TG Escapes in the Relax and Reboot Lounge and enjoy a free health shot drink. With well-being always in the forefront of TG Escapes design process, they are extending this to their stand... Offering our attendees, a free health shot drink and the space to relax, refresh and reboot.

    TG Escapes

  3. Sponsored by CIOB, EduFest is a complimentary drinks reception, bringing together delegates, visitors, exhibitors and speakers in the central catering area.

    DJ Markus will be providing a live set.

  4. Join Mike Lea from the Department for Education and James Lee from Education Estates® for EduJog! All abilities welcome and they aim to do 5km taking in some of the landmark education buildings in Manchester.
    The meeting point will be outside the front of Manchester Central at 06:50 (as shown in the photo). If you would like to join Mike and James for the inaugural EduJog then please email 
  5. Morgan Sindall
  6. Come speak to LocatED’s Further Education specialists for advice about estate strategy. In one-to-one sessions on stand 223, Guy Wheeler and Rav Cheema will be able to talk through the estates challenges your FE college may be facing and discuss potential solutions.

    LocatED is the government’s go-to experts for the education estate, unlocking property solutions that put children and communities first.

    To secure a dedicated time slot, please email indicating your preferred time.

    On stand 223.


  7. Come down to the Organiser's office for a chat and Tea & Coffee!
  8. Come down to the Organiser's office for a chat and Tea & Coffee!
  9. With recent events surrounding RAAC highlighting the importance of specifying suitable products and with the impacts on legislation and practice starting to percolate through from the Building Safety Act; Nick Coke from WT looks at the issues around delivering quality in a project both in terms of design and construction and offers some practical solutions as to how we might do it better. 

    WT Partnerships

  10. Sustainability Stage

    The National Education Nature Park and Climate Action Awards offer education settings an exciting new way to deliver climate education to children and young people whilst improving the climate resilience and biodiversity of the education estate. Hear all about the opportunities the programme will give education settings and how expert advice from the programme’s delivery partnership, led by the world renowned Natural History Museum, will deliver lasting positive change to school grounds whilst students learn valuable green skills.

  11. Sustainability Stage

    This presentation will focus on the DfE’s first purpose built biophilic primary school.

    It will review the projects principles, progress and the early findings form the research team working alongside the department to evaluate the school.

    The presentation will summarise what the PhD research will be exploring next and how we will be assessing the impact of biophilic design on nature connectedness, wellbeing, and attainment. 



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