LREF23 On Demand: Barbican Hall

Find below the recordings from the Barbican Hall at the London Real Estate Forum 2023.

View sessions from: Frobisher Auditorium 1 | Garden Room | Fountain Room

Barbican Hall

State of the Market

As we continue to navigate a social, energy and political crisis, what are the big-picture trends, key policy changes and opportunities for growth across different sectors? How will the economy impact the built environment industry in the coming year? And, in a year of social and political change, what challenges are facing the industry?

  • Sadie Morgan, dRMM (Chair)
    Rajesh Agrawal, GLA
    Becca Heron, Manchester City Council
    Alexander Jan, CDA & LPA
    Tom Goodall, Related Argent
    Caroline Taylor, HM Treasury and the Cabinet Office
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Innovation and Growth

In association with JLL
Emerging technologies are transforming Real Estate from all angles, from intelligent facilities management and smart spaces, to the powerful use of data and insights. In order to see a brighter way for the future of London, we’ll explore how collectively we can deliver innovative solutions for the future of the real estate industry.

  • James Addison, JLL (Chair)
    Anastasia Petrova, Deepki
    Madeleine McDougall, Lloyds Bank
    Cllr Liam Robinson, Liverpool City Council
    Luka Vukotic, Art-Invest Real Estate
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Design Matters: Exploring Good Social Value

In association with Savills
Design is a powerful tool that can influence how we perceive, interact with and experience the world around us. Good design can create immense value both in terms of real estate and for citizens by delivering true and inclusive social benefit. But what does this actually look like, how can it be measured and tracked, and how can we deliver social impact through more inclusive design?

  • Wesley Ankrah, Savills (Chair)
    Debbie Akehurst, Central District Alliance & Hatton Garden BID
    Gary McLuskey, Greystar
    Imogen Clark, Make Spaces for Girls
    James Miller, Pragma Consulting
    Yẹmí Aládérun, Meridian Water - Enfield Council
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Citizens as Stakeholders in a Circular City

In association with Arup
A circular economy requires a community to be ready participants of change in the place where they live, but communities are often left behind. How do you get stakeholder buy in? How do you enable citizens to be active and willing participants to help deliver on a circular city? What are the key barriers and challenges – how do we overcome them?

  • Angeliki Stogia, Arup (Chair)
    Dr Kate Jackson, Arup
    James Cheung, Mamou-Mani & Fab Pub
    Samantha Nicholson, Manchester Climate Change Partnership
    Cllr Peter Mason, LB Ealing
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Sustainable Construction and Retrofit

In association with Mace
To meet ambitious global net zero targets, the entire construction process needs to be challenged, and collaboration between all stakeholders is essential. Does the industry have all the necessary skills? What social and financial values are generated by a more sustainable process? What changes are being made in the sector to move towards financing and adopting new sustainable construction methods?

  • Yasmin Jones-Henry, ING Media (Chair)
    Ged Simmonds, Mace
    Emma Harvey-Smith, GFI
    Mark Tillett, Heyne Tillett Steel
    Hariom Newport, Infrastructure Projects Authority
    James Atherton, The Crown Estate
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Future Leaders

In association with Gardiner & Theobald
Debating what progress is being made in real estate to go above and beyond planning compliance to deliver better places to live and work and rebuild trust in our communities. What role does planning policy play? How can developers and planners maximise social value through collaboration? And what engagement is needed across all stakeholders to lead to more inclusive, sustainable and beneficial projects?

  • Leanne Tritton, London Society / ING Media
  • Kat Hanna, Avison Young (Chair)
    Emma Lally, Momentum Transport Consultancy
    Lauren Williams, Places for London, The TfL Property Company
    Fred Adomakoh, Introba Consulting
    Evie Treanor, Gardiner & Theobald
    James Campbell, Mace
    Alla Elmahadi, Buckley Gray Yeoman
  • Zamzam Ibrahim, Climate Justice Campaigner
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