London’s Global Future as a Design Capital

Friday 23 June 2017

08:30-09:30 (Registration from 08:00)

NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

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As the government negotiates the exit from the EU, how do we protect and ensure London's continued status as a global capital of built environment expertise?

London is the world’s leading exporter of built environment skills, the architecture sector alone was valued most recently at £1.7 billion. It is therefore critical that the freedom of movement and continued access to skills is considered priority. What can the industry do? 
 
The London Mayor and UK Government must:
• Continue to attract and retain access to talent 
• Recognise and promote London’s built environment expertise to the export market 
• Make London an attractive and affordable place to live and work in the long term
• Create and reinforce links with other cities and provide a better voice for the profession
 
To further examine these recommendations to come out of the latest NLA Insight Study, London: Design Capital, NLA brings together a panel of international industry experts to assess what the long-term implications will be and what the industry can do to ensure London’s resilience as a design capital.
 
Taking place during the major exhibition, London: Design Capital, this event is also a key part of NLA’s expanding International Dialogues programme which is focused on connecting London with other major cities around the world in constructive dialogue about the future of cities.  

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Prof Will Alsop, Director, ALL Design 
Laura Citron, Chief Executive Officer, London and Partners 
Mustafa Chehabeddine
, Principal, KPF
Prof Hanif Kara, Co-founder and director, AKT II
Peter Murray, Chairman, New London Architecture (Chair)
 

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This event is free to attend but registration is essential - click here to register

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