A real estate conference on the OPPORTUNITIES AND LEGACIES OF GLOBAL EVENTS ... plus a private tour of the Olympic Park for the first one hundred who sign-up
Urban Land Institute (ULI) Europe “Creating a Legacy” conference will bring together city and industry leaders from around the world for a two day programme exploring opportunities and legacies of large scale events. London Olympics and other global events will act as case studies providing valuable lessons learned. To find out what it takes to deliver exceptional Olympics, the role the real estate and infrastructure sectors play, the legacy outlook, lessons learned and what opportunities exist for investment and development, register today.
Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, and Richard Florida, Professor at the University of Toronto and an internationally renowned urban theorist will deliver keynote speeches followed by panels and sessions led by industry specialists including Stuart Corbyn, Chief Executive, Qatari Diar Delancey Athletes Village, John Burton who is in charge of the Westfield’s Stratford City project, Valentino Castellani, Former Mayor of Turin, Zilai Tang, Head of Dept Urban Planning, Tonji University, Shanghai and many others. See programme for more details.
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Detailed information on the ULI Workshop ''Event-led Regeneration: Lessons from London 2012'' on May 29-30 is available here.
Schedule at a Glance
All events are open to delegates. Separate registration may be required
Afternoon: Olympic Park Tour
09:00-17:00 Main Conference Day
Also taking place is the Summer Council Day
Urban Regeneration Council
| “Realising London’s Legacy from the Games”|
Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, will share his thoughts on how the Olympic Games are a driver for economic development. Join this session to discover what long term benefits the Games will bring to East London, what the legacy means for the real estate industry and how it will transform London’s cityscape. Before entering politics in 2001, Johnson was an editor and political columnist. He has published several books, is a regular TV personality and has produced a series on Roman History from his book of the same name, the Dream of Rome.
|“The World Is Spiky”|
Combining in-depth analysis, cutting-edge trends and compelling personal stories, Dr. Florida will present his insights into how creativity and the Creative Class are revolutionizing the global economy during a time of Great Reset. Looking towards the future, Florida will identify the patterns that will drive the next Great Reset and transform virtually every aspect of our lives - from how and where we live and work, to how we invest in individuals and infrastructure as well as shape our cities and regions.
Florida is one of the world's leading public intellectuals on economic competitiveness, demographic trends and cultural & technological innovation, and is an author of two best-selling books.
"Economic and Regeneration Opportunities:
How Cities and the Private Sector Can Prosper From Hosting Global Events"
Lipton has been a ULI Trustee for over a decade and was founding Chairman of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment. Lipton is interest in art in public space and focuses on the quality of design of new buildings and public space. He has championed the use of high quality architects, demonstrating that every project should be of civic value.
Day 1, 30 May
Welcome & Introduction
Conference Chair: Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas, Chairman, London & Partners
Conference Host: James Leigh Pemberton, Managing Director and CEO, Credit Suisse UK
Welcome Keynote: "The World is Spiky"
Richard Florida, Professor University of Toronto, New York University, Senior Editor, The Atlantic and an an Urban Theorist
London Olympics: "Ingredients for Success-Destination East London"
Andrew Altman, Chief Executive, London Legacy Development Corporation
Closing Plenary Session: Economic and Regeneration Opportunities
Speaker: Sir Stuart Lipton, Deputy Chairman, Chelsfield
Nigel Hugill, Executive Chair of Urban & Civic, Centre for Cities
Moderator: Paul Finch, Emeritus Editor, Architects Journal and Architects Review
Day 2, 31 May
Welcome & Introductions
Opening Keynote: "Realising London’s Legacy from the Games"
Mayor Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
"Catalyst for Change – Has the London Olympics Transformed East London?"
Adrian Wyatt, Chief Executive, Quintain
"Lessons Learned From the London Olympics"
Bill Hanway, Executive Director Operations, Europe, AECOM
10:45 Coffee Break
"Investment Legacies of Major Events"
Shanghai: Professor Zilai Tang, Head of Dept Urban Planning, Tonji University, Shanghai
Turin: Valentino Castellani, Former Mayor of Turin
Johannesburg: Lael Bethlehem, Director, Real Estate Investment Management, Standard Bank & Former CEO Johannesburg Development Agency
12:30 Networking Lunch
"Investing in East London"
Andrew Gould, CEO UK, Jones Lang LaSalle
Daniel Cummings, Managing Director, Head of Real Estate, Harvard Management Company
John Burton, Director of Development, Westfield
Professor Alan Penn, Dean of the Bartlett School, University College London (UCL)
Brian Field, Senior Economist, European Investment Bank
15:00 Concurrent Sessions:
I) "Infrastructure & Technology"
Dennis Hone, Chief Executive, Olympic Delivery Authority
Jim O’Donnell, Managing Director, Cisco
Tristram Carfae, Group Board Director, Fellow & Chair Global Buildings Practice, ARUP
II) "How Will the Olympics Help Solve London’s Housing Problem?"
Steven Norris, Chairman, Soho Estates
June Barnes, Group Chief Executive, East Thames Housing Association
Stuart Corbyn, Chairman, Qatari Diar Delancey Athletes Village Operations
Nick Jopling, Executive Director, Grainger
16:20 Coffee Break
* New Session added in response to the Euro Crisis:
"Danger and Opportunity: The Euro Crisis, What it Means for You and Your Business"
ChristianSchulz, Senior Economist, Berenberg Bank
Struan Robertson, Global Co-Head real Estate Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley
Bernd Knobloch, Non-executive Director, Palatium Investment Management
Gerard Groener, CEO, Corio
Andrew Garthwaite, Global Equity Strategist, Investment Banking, Credit Suisse
Conference Conclusions: Joe Montgomery, Chief Executive, Urban Land Institute Europe & Former Director General for Regions and Communities
17:15 Conference Close
Chief Executive, the London Legacy Development Corporation
Altman is the Chief Executive of the London Legacy Development Corporation.
The Development Corporation was created on 1st April 2012; previously it was the Olympic Park Legacy Company, which Andrew joined shortly after it was set up in 2009.
The London Legacy Development Corporation has been established to manage the ongoing regeneration and development of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the areas immediately surrounding the Park.
London’s most important regeneration project for the next 25 years, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will open after the Games as a focal point for London’s growth, a centre for high quality family housing and a new destination for sport, leisure and events. It will be at the heart of the local community and a catalyst for regeneration.
Previously Andrew was the City of Philadelphia’s first Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development and Director of Commerce – tasked with bringing together all of its planning and economic development functions.
Prior to this Andrew worked for a private real estate fund in New York City. He was the first President and CEO of the Anacostia Waterfront Corporation in Washington D.C., established to guide the revitalisation of over 2,800 acres of urban waterfront. Andrew has also led the planning agencies of Washington D.C and the City of Oakland, California.
Director of Development ,Westfield
Burton recently lead Westfield’s Stratford City project which represents the company’s single, biggest ever investment in a project at £1.75b. Westfield Stratford City will form the gateway to the Olympic Park. Upon opening it became the largest urban retail and leisure destination in Europe.
Burton was responsible for negotiating Westfield’s wide ranging agreements with the ODA and LOCOG including its sponsorship arrangements. He will also co-ordinate Westfield Stratford City’s interface with all aspects of the London 2012 Games.
He has worked for Westfield for 17 years. Over the past 10 years he has lead development projects for the company throughout the UK.
He had previously worked in the business and property development of many of Australia's major airports and was involved with the establishment of Australia's Federal Airports Corporation. John holds a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting) and a Master of Business in Finance degrees.
Presidents , European Bank
Former Mayor of Turin
Castellani graduated in Electronic Engineering in 1963 at the Politecnico di Torino and spent a year at the MIT in Boston where he graduated in Electrical Engineering in 1965. Back at the Politecnico di Torino he made all the steps of the academic career till he was appointed Full Professor of Telecommunications. His research field was that of satellite communications. Besides teaching and research he served as Deputy Rector and Director of the Electrical Engineering Department. In 1993 he was elected Mayor of Turin and confirmed for a second term 1997. During this period he led the candidature of the city for the 2006 Winter Games that were assigned to Turin in 1999. In 2001, closing his second term as Mayor, he was appointed President of the Organizing Committee (TOROC) of the Olympic Games. Castellani retired from the Politecnico in 2002 and at present he is the President of a Company of a leading European Bank, dealing with the Education of Managers.
Stuart Corbyn, FRICS
Chairman, Qatari Diar Delancey Athletes Village Operations
Corbyn retired as Chief Executive of the Cadogan Estate at the end of 2008, a position he had held for 23 years. During that time he was responsible for overseeing the resurgence of the Sloane area as one of London’s premier retail, residential and cultural locations, including the development of Duke of York Square and the relocation of the Saatchi Gallery. Corbyn initiated the acquisition of a former church and its conversion it to a concert hall, Cadogan Hall, and was actively involved in its management for 5 years.
A chartered surveyor, he worked in private practice in this country and in the Netherlands before joining Cadogan. He is a Past President of the British Property Federation.
Managing Director of Real Estate, Harvard Management Company, Inc.
Cummings joined Harvard Management Company (HMC) as Managing Director-Head of Real Estate in June 2009, and is responsible for the investment policy and management of the endowment’s Real Estate portfolio. Prior to joining HMC, Cummings was a Founder and Managing Director of Matapeake Partners LLC, an international real estate investment management and development company headquartered in Washington, D.C. From 2000 - 2007, Cummings served as Senior Advisor and Managing Director-International Real Estate with The Carlyle Group. From 1979 until 2000, Cummings was a leading executive of LaSalle Investment
Management and its parent, Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, where he was Co-CEO and CIO of LaSalle Investment Management, and was a member of the Board of Directors of LaSalle Partners and Jones Lang LaSalle from 1997-2000.
Richard Florida * Keynote Speaker
Professor, Rotman School of Management,
University of Toronto; Senior Editor, The Atlantic
Florida is an urban theorist and one of the world's leading public intellectuals on economic competitiveness, demographic trends, and cultural and technological innovation. Esquire Magazine
recently named him one of the 'Best and Brightest' in America. He is an author of two
best-selling books, The Rise of the Creative Class, which received the Washington Monthly's Political Book Award and was cited as a major breakthrough idea by the Harvard Business Review; and Who's Your City?, amazon.com book of the month.
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, DBE * Dinner Speaker
Paralympic Gold Medallist, a TV Personality and a Member of the House of Lords, UK Parliament
One of Great Britain's most successful Paralympians, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has won a total of 16 Paralympic medals, including 11 golds, held over 30 world records, and won the London Marathon six times between 1997 and 2002.
Tanni graduated from Loughborough University in 1991 with a BA (Hons) in Politics and Social Administration. In 2008, she was appointed as a member of Transport for London, where she chairs the Environment, Corporate and Planning Panel, and is a member of the Surface Transport and Safety, Health and Environment Assurance Panels. In 2010, she was appointed to the House of Lords, where she serves as a non party political crossbench peer, taking the title Baroness Grey-Thompson of Eaglescliffe in the County of Durham. She is a director of UK Athletics and a member of the board of the London Marathon.
Executive Director of Operations, AECOM
Hanway is the Executive Director of Operations for the PDD business line in AECOM. He is responsible for some 4,500 global staff, working in a multi disciplinary built environment structure, focusing in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, planning, economics and environmental sustainability. Prior to this, he was the COO for EDAW, which joined AECOM in 2005. He trained and qualified as an architect in the US and has been based in London since 1996.
His project experience focuses on major sports event planning, urban regeneration and the master planning of new environments. At the practice level, he provides the design leadership and management of AECOM's multidisciplinary teams. His recent projects include the London 2012 Olympic Games and Legacy Master plan, and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Legacy Master plan.
Hanway has a MArch degree from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and BS from Washington University.
Boris Johnson * Keynote Speaker
Mayor of London
Before becoming the Mayor of London, Johnson worked as a journalist for various UK publications, including The Daily Telegraph, where he was the European Community correspondent and assistant editor, and The Spectator where he was a political columnist and the editor.
Johnson published several books, is a regular TV personality and has produced a series on Roman History from his book of the same name, The Dream of Rome. He entered politics in 2001 and became the Mayor of London in 2008.
Johnson moved to London from New York at the age of five. He attended European School in Brussels, Ashdown House and then at Eton College. He later read Classics at Balliol College, Oxford as a Brackenbury scholar. As well as being a passionate cyclist, he enjoys painting, playing tennis and spends much time bringing up his four children with his wife Marina in north London.
Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas, DBE * Conference Host
Chairman, New West End Company
Chairman, London & Partners
Mayhew Jonas took up her current role as Chairman of the New West End Company in 2008 playing a key part in managing and promoting the interests of the district, developing and driving forward the commercial opportunities for the world’s top shopping destination, London’s West End.
Born and educated in New Zealand, Mayhew Jonas graduated LLM from the University of Otago before moving to the UK as a lecturer in law at King's College, University of London. In 1989 Mayhew Jonas became Special Adviser to the Chairman at Clifford Chance. In 2006 she was appointed to the Board of Merrill Lynch in New York.
She was elected to the City of London Corporation in 1986 becoming Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee in 1996, a position she held for six years. She currently chairs the London New York Dialogue. She was Deputy Chairman of the London Development Agency and chaired the business committee. She is currently a Vice President of London First. She was appointed Dame Commander of the British Empire in the 2002 Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to the City of London.
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