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Running order for 'Science Cities' Cambridge

Newnham College, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge - courtesy Walters & Cohen/Newnham College

Future Cities Forum is looking forward to welcoming contributors to its 'Science Cities' event this week at Newnham College, Cambridge.



Networking coffee 0930, close at 1230


Heather Fearfield, Founder, Future Cities Forum

Panel 1 - What is the future for the UK’s leading innovation clusters, and can they compete on the world stage?

Emma Cariaga, Joint Head of Canada Water & Head of Residential, British Land, Member of Executive Committee

Georgina Rizik, Executive Director, SC1

Jackie Sadek, Chair, UK Innovation Corridor

Nick Kirby, CEO, Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Fred Pilbrow, Founding Partner, Pilbrow & Partners


Panel 2 - How do we deliver high quality affordable housing and workspace for employees and for talent attraction across Cambridgeshire and the UK?

Cllr Brian Milnes, Deputy Leader of South Cambridgeshire District Council (Portfolio holder for the environment)

Matt Johnson, Head of North West Cambridge – The Property Board, Cambridge University

Matt Sampson, Regeneration Director, The Crown Estate

Eugene Sayers, Partner and Head of Science, Sheppard Robson

Matt Fitter, Investor and Developer Lead - Life Sciences, JLL


Planning workshop – led by Tom Perry of LDA Design (Head of Cambridge Studio and formerly The Design Council’s Head of Architecture & the Built Environment)

Panel 3 - How is sustainability in design being tackled in science cities and why is good quality place-making important?

Tim Fry, Head of science sector strategy (UKIMEA), Arup

Simon Payne, Director, Lambsquay Consulting of Cambridge (formerly Director of Environment, Cambridge City Council)

Rob McGill, Sustainable Design Leader, HOK

Laura Ludlow, Principal Associate, Mills & Reeve

Flic Hayward, Project Director, Scott Brownrigg

The forum will inform a 40-page report.


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