Thematic lunchtime and evening networking receptions will be held across both days and are open to all delegates. Each will host a welcome from a key speaker and have a designated area in the Barbican foyers.

Wednesday 29 September

Ground Floor Foyer Lower Ground Floor Foyer
12:45 –
Tech & Innovation Lunch Reception
In association with Squint/Opera and Space Form
Find out the latest big picture trends in tech and innovation
for the built environment and what opportunities tech can
offer to support planning and collaboration within
the industry.


Alice Britton, Founding Director, Squint/Opera
Jan-Maarten Heuff, Director, Squint/Opera, CEO, SpaceForm
Resilient London Lunch Reception
Get a preview of the new NLA research on London’s climate resilience
Resilient London: confronting climate change. Hear about how
London is adapting to climate change and what needs to be done
to make our world-leading city resilient to future climate shocks.


Abby Crisostomo, Thames Estuary 2100 – Project Director |
London Area, Environment Agency
17:30 –
NextGen Evening Drinks Reception
In association with Gardiner & Theobald
Join us for our Annual Next Gen reception in association
with Gardiner & Theobald which provides an opportunity to
meet with rising stars from across the industry.


Pen Hadow, Artic Explorer
Courtney Natoli, Partner, G&T
Uwais Paderwala, Associate, G&T

Thursday 30 September

Ground Floor Foyer
12:45 –
Boroughs and Regions Lunch Reception
In association with LandAid
Meet and network with leading representatives from each of the Boroughs and City Regions involved with LREF this year.


Jules Pipe, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills
Darren Rodwell, Leader of Barking & Dagenham.
Melanie Leach, Chief Executive, British Property Foundation
17:30 –
Closing Drinks Reception
In association with New West End Company and Westminster Property Association
Celebrate the end of the London Real Estate Forum 2021, with a reception hosted in association with the New West End company and the Westminster Property Association.


Jace Tyrrell, Chief Executive, NWEC
Andy Byford, Commissioner, Transport for London

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