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Running order: 'Science Cities, Cambridge and the Arc' 10th March 2022

Image above - Newnham gates (Courtesy Newnham College Cambridge University)


‘Science Cities, Cambridge and the Arc’

Coffee from 0840, start at 0900, close at 1215


Introduction Heather Fearfield, Future Cities Forum

Opening comments from East West Railway Company and AstraZeneca

0905 PANEL

How do we create world class science cities, by development, planning and design? Hon. Matthew Bullock, Founder of Cambridge Ahead, Master Emeritus of St Edmund’s College, Cambridge University

Ellie Evans, Managing Partner, Volterra Partners

John McElgunn, Partner, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP)

Dr Araminta Ledger, Deputy Executive Director, Cambridge University Health Partners


Planning workshop on Hills Road, Cambridge – led by Fred Pilbrow of Pilbrow & Partners

1030 PANEL

How do we design the best places for R&D collaboration and employer-led education?

Orestis Tzortzoglou, Development Director, BioMed Realty

Dr Kath Mackay, Head of Life Sciences, Bruntwood SciTech

Fiona McGonigle, Business and Innovation Lead, ARU Peterborough

Keith Papa, Head of Education, BDP

Alex Grignull, Associate, Grimshaw

1115 PANEL

How do we ensure biodiversity while developing communities across Cambridgeshire and the Arc?

Tony Calladine, Regional Director (East of England), Historic England

Alice Midmer, Head of Strategy - Food, Farming & Countryside Commission

Simon Payne, Founder, Lambsquay Consulting (Former Head of Environment, Cambridge City Council)

Nicola Longland, Associate, LDA Design and Member – Cambridge Design Review Panel

1200 Closing remarks

1215 Forum closes


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