24 October 2019
Exhibition Road doors open at 6.00pm.
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
From £8.00 per person
Join our panel to examine and discuss alternative visions of urban futures.
We will cover planning, sustainability, governance and new technology, leaving you with a sense of how everyday city life is being reimagined by geographers.
Professor Alison Brown is Professor of Urban Planning & International Development in the School of Geography and Planning at Cardiff University. Alison specialises in informal urban economies, social inclusion, the right to the city and international planning practices.
Dr Tim Schwanen is the Director of the Transport Studies Unit in the School of Geography and Environment at the University of Oxford. Tim's research concentrates on the geographies of the everyday mobilities of people, goods and information, including low-carbon mobilities and cities.
Joe Ravetz is Co-Director of the Collaboratory for Urban Resilience & Energy at the Manchester Urban Institute, University of Manchester. With a background as an architect, planner and development manager, he is an expert on environment-climate policy, urban planning and design.
Professor Joe Smith (chair) Director of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).
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