Experts gather for conservation conference
Leading experts and case studies lined up for Somerset House day.
The CIOB is hosting a day event focused on heritage and conservation, boasting a line up of some of the best minds and practitioners on the topic.
The Successful Management of Conservation Works will be held in collaboration with the National Trust and Somerset House, the venue for the event. Held on 12 April it will focus on re-use, innovation and sustainability in the built environment.
The conference follows the success of last year’s event and will include a series of interactive case studies and real-life examples of innovative and effective methods for restoring the UK’s building stock.
The rich line up of speakers includes:
- Julian Flannery, architecture lead, Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme;
- Rory Cullen, director of Cullen Conservation and the former head of buildings for the National Trust and chair of CIOB’s Conservation Special Interest Group;
- John Edwards, director of Edwards Hart Consultants, Professor on Practice University of Wales Trinity St David and former assistant director of Cadw, the Welsh Government’s Historic Environment Service;
- Rebecca Thompson, CIOB President and founder and director of Thompson Heritage Consultancy.
By providing an overview of the materials and methods required for effective retrofit and the challenges associated with inclusive design, the event will provide a forum to discuss conservation principles and give attendees a comprehensive understanding of the issues facing professionals in the sector.
The cost is £95 + VAT per person.
To register and for more details visit https://events.ciob.org/ehome/index.php?eventid=200172769&