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London First’s Building London Week

Jan 15 Mon

London First is delighted to launch its new events concept, Building London Week.

The four day event brings together the established London Property Summit, launch of the London Housing Summit, and new look London Planning Awards 2017/18.

The event will feature:

Influential stakeholders from Whitehall, City Hall, London Boroughs and senior business leaders

Insight from key players about where the London housing market is heading in 2018

Interactive sessions, debates and challenging interviews, examining the latest issues facing London's commercial and residential sectors

On site visits to developments across London including Wembley Park

A new look London Planning Awards Gala Black Tie dinner

The summits will take place at QEII Centre, Westminster, between 15-18 January 2018. The London Planning Awards 2017/18, black tie dinner, will take place at Banqueting House, Whitehall on Thursday 18 January 2018.

Kindly sponsored by:

Arup, Ashurst, Grosvenor, Quintain, Telford Homes, Terence O’Rourke, Winckworth Sherwood, Farrells, Atkins, GVA

London Planning Awards

Headline Partner Grosvenor

Also sponsored by

Anthology, Ballymore Group, Hogan Lovells, Mount Anvil and Terence O’Rourke

Monday 15 January 2018 - Building London Week on location at Wembley Park, hosted by Quintain

Building London Week’s delegates are kindly invited to a tour of Wembley Park to discover the latest development plans for the area. More details to follow.

Monday 15 January 2018 - Building London Week on location at Canada Water, hosted by British Land

Building London Week’s delegates are kindly invited to a tour of Canada Water to discover the latest development plans for the area. More details to follow.

Monday 15 January 2018, 7pm for 7.30pm to 9.30pm - Building London Week Speaker and Sponsor dinner, sponsored by Atkins at The Ivy

Building London Week Speakers and Sponsors are kindly invited to join us for a special gathering ahead of the week’s summits.

The evening will provide an opportunity to have a frank exchange of views with your fellow panellists ahead of the discussions on stage.

Tuesday 16 January 2018, 8am to 5.45pm, followed by a drinks reception - London Property Summit

London First is delighted to present the 6th edition of the London Property Summit.

This high profile and established event will tackle the challenges facing London’s built environment and explore the opportunities presented. During the summit you will hear the recommendations from London First’s London Urban Transformation Commission as well as get the latest on plans for the regeneration of East London.

A guest speaker will also be invited.

Wednesday 17 January 2018, 8am to 5.45pm, followed by a drinks reception - London Housing Summit

London First is delighted to launch the London Housing Summit to focus on the housing needs for London.

During the summit, you will gain insights from key players about where London’s housing market is heading in 2018 as well as be part of the debate on the build to rent sector, unlocking of public land and innovation in housing.

Thursday 18 January 2018, 8am for 8.30am to 9.30am - London’s Digital Future - The role of landowners and developers

Building London Week’s delegates are invited to join a breakfast briefing on the London’s digital future and the role of landowners and developers. London’s place at the top spot of digitally connected cities isn’t guaranteed, it depends on significant investment by private sector telecoms providers, but the industry alone cannot deliver the type of digital connectivity London will need to stay at the forefront of next generation technologies such as 5G. This will require the Mayor to champion digital infrastructure and work with the boroughs to overcome the inconsistencies, frictions and blockages in local planning and permit systems which slow-up deployment. This panel will look in more detail at the step-change needed to enable the deployment of fibre networks and tens of thousands of small cells and will consider the role of the Chief Digital Officer for London and landowners and developers in supporting deployment of digital infrastructure .

Hosting opportunity for members

Thursday 18 January 2018, 7pm for 7.45pm to 10.30pm - London Planning Awards 2017/18

The London Planning Awards, now in its 15th year, is organised, in partnership with the Mayor of London, London First, RTPI, Planning Officers Society and London Councils, to recognise and reward best practice in planning in the capital.

The call for submissions has now closed and the shortlisted entries will be announced in late October.

Join 300 senior figures across the public and private sectors at the London Planning Awards Gala Black Tie dinner, at Whitehall Palace, Banqueting House, where the winners will be revealed. There's less than 10 tables remaining!

To book your place or table please click here.

For any further information about Building London Week please contact Beena Chester on 020 7665 1574

Event Details

Date Monday 15 January - Thursday 18 January

Time All day event

Host QEII Centre

Contact Beena Chester on 020 7665 1574

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