Events > Big Conversation 2020 > Programme



Friday 7th February 

07:00 - 09:00  Exhibitors set up 
09:00 - 09:45 Delegate arrival and refreshments 
09:45 - 10:10

Welcome and introductions

Professor Philip Gilmartin, Pro-Vice Chancellor International, University of Hull
Simon Fanshawe OBE, Co-founder and Partner, Diversity by Design

10:10 - 11:10

Plenary 1: What is the power of the estate on student experience?

Speaker: Dr Paul Greatrix, Registrar, University of Nottingham

11:15 - 11:45 Refreshments and exhibition 
11:50 - 12:40

Panel debate on what is the power of the estate on student experience?

Lucy Jeynes, Managing Director, Larch Consulting
Jenny Shaw, Student Experience Director, Unite Students 
Professor Alexi Marmot, Professor of Facility and Environment Management and Director Bartlett Global Centre, UCL Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment
Isobel Hall, President of the Students' Union, University of Hull

Panel ChairJulian Robinson, Director of Estates, London School of Economics & Political Science

12:45 - 13:40 Lunch and exhibition 
13:45 - 14:45

Plenary 2: Can we achieve net zero carbon in our estates? 

Speaker: Jonathon Porritt, Founder Director, Forum for the Future  (Non-Executive Director of Willmott Dixon)

14:50 - 15:20 Refreshments and exhibition 
15:25 - 16:25

Panel debate on can we achieve net zero carbon in our estates?


Professor Zoe Robinson, Professor of Sustainability in Higher Education and Director of Education for Sustainability, Keele University 
Dr Emma Fieldhouse, Director, Future We Want 
Michelle Brown, Deputy Director, Social Responsibility & Sustainability (SRS) and Head of SRS Programmes, University of Edinburgh
Elizabeth Haughton, Activities and Development Officer, University of Manchester Students' Union
Karl Limbert, Integrated Solutions Director, Engie 

Panel ChairAndrew Nolan, Director of Development and Sustainability, The University of Nottingham

16:25 - 16:30 Conference round up and close 
16:30 - 17:00 Networking opportunity; exhibition stands will remain open until 17:00
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