Delivering the Rio 2016 Games: Lessons from London

A year since the London 2012 Games, NLA host a special breakfast talk in which Jason Prior, masterplanner for both the London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games, will give an in-depth presentation on the masterplanning, landscaping and design of the Rio Olympic Park and discuss how far lessons from London 2012 have influenced the design and delivery of major sporting events around the world.

An expert panel will also share their thoughts on the legacy of the 2012 Olympics in the way major construction projects are managed and delivered, and how far London 2012 has opened up opportunities for a new generation of designers, engineers and contractors.


Jason Prior, Chief Executive, AECOM

Kevin Owens, former Design Principal, London 2012 and, Director, owensowens 


Chris Rooney, Director, Arup

Peter Murray, Chairman, NLA (Chair)



Speakers names confirmed at time of publication, but may be subject to change.