25 October 2017 | Holywell Park, Loughborough University

AUDE and HESPA are holding a one day conference on space planning and utilisation for the directors of estates and senior planners in higher education.


Book online. £100 per person. A 25% discount is available for second tickets. (Subsequent tickets are £100).


10.00 – Arrival/Coffee

10.30 – Welcome and Introductions

10.45 – Plenary 1: Workload management and space planning
An institutional wide look at workload management, model data, finance and capital projects from a UK higher education institution.

11.15 – Plenary 2: Out of sector best practice
A session looking at the issues of space utilisation and planning from an expert outside of the HE sector, speaker TBC. It will provide details of problems, solution and outputs to enable delegate the chance to compare, contrast and see a different way of doing things.

11.45 – Coffee Break, Exhibition and Networking

12.15 – Plenary 3: Case studies from across the sector
A detailed look into space planning at its best from

13.15 – Lunch, Exhibition, Networking and STEM lab tour

15.15 - Plenary 4: What the future holds (panel session) 
An exciting look at work happening right now in the sector covering innovation, research and future gazing. A true forward looking piece with experts: 

16.15 – Closing Remarks

Sponsorship & exhibitor opportunities
We are pleased to offer sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities from only £1,500 + VAT. Network with up to 100 senior delegates from estates and strategic planners in HE. 

Download the sponsor and exhibitor packages and register your interest: info@aude.ac.uk 

Who will attend?

Packages available

Platinum Sponsor - £7,500 + VAT​

One available​

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Exhibition Packages - £1,500 + VAT​

Up to 24 available​

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Conference format and venue

The programme runs from 10am – 4.15pm and includes​

The venue for the 2017 conference will be held at Holywell Park, Loughborough University​;


For any queries please contact: info@aude.ac.uk or call 01509 22 88 36