Bradford – Programme

The Academy’s 8th Annual Congress
The Producer City: an urbanism for the 21st century?

15-17 May 2013, Bradford, UK – Open to All

 

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PROGRAMME DAY ONE – Wednesday 15 May 2013
The Studio, BD1 / Impressions Gallery
Centenary Square, Bradford BD1 1SD

12:00 Registration and Refreshments
13:00 Welcome to Bradford
Councillor David Green
Leader, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Introduction to Congress
Kevin Murray AoU, Chairman, The Academy of Urbanism
Context & History of Bradford City
Mark Clayton
Strategy Officer, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
STUDY TOURS
13:30 Part 1 – City Centre Walking Tour
15:00 Part 2 – Coach trip to Saltaire World Heritage Site
Including a guided tour
18:00 CIVIC RECEPTION – CARTWRIGHT HALL
Hosted by City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Welcome by Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor Mike Gibbons
Introduction & History of Cartwright Hall
Maggie Pedley, Museums & Galleries Manager
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
20:15 City Park Animation
21:00 Close

 

PROGRAMME DAY TWO – Thursday 16 May 2013
Pictureville Cinema, National Media Museum
Bradford BD1 1NQ

09:00 Registration and Refreshments
09:30 Chair’s Welcome
Kevin Murray, AoU Chairman
CITY NARRATIVE: BRADFORD – THE PRODUCER CITY
09:40 The Producer City & City Plan
Barra Mac Ruairí, Strategic Director, Regeneration & Culture,
City of Bradford Metropolitan Disctrict Council
Services for the Digital Consumer
John Eaglesham
Chief Executive, Advanced Digital Institute
A City for All
Zulfi Karim, Founder
The World Curry Festival
10:40 Questions and Debate
11:00 Refreshments
CHANGING ECONOMICS – THE CREATION OF PRODUCER CITIES
11:20 Facilitated by Colin Philpott
Chief Executive, Bradford Breakthrough & Director, Colin Philpott Media
The Producer City – the Economic Future for Cities?
Prof Stuart Gulliver
Emeritus Professor, University of Glasgow
Economic Strategies from the Bottom-up
Michael Ward
Chairman, Centre for Local Economic Strategies
12:45 Questions and Discussion
13:00 Lunch
Film screening – The City by Mumford
LEARNING WITH BRADFORD
13:45 Six parallel workshops looking at different placemaking issues in Bradford and beyondIntroduction by Pam Alexander OBE, Director, AoU
1 – The Constant Re-making of Place
Julian Jackson, Assistant Director, Planning, Transport & Highways
with Steven Bee, Director, AoU
2 – Culture & Skills for a Producer City
Tony Stephens, Assistant Director, Culture & Tourism
with David Rudlin, Director, Urbed
3 – Economic Strategy & Prosperity
David Shepherd, Assistant Director, Climate, Housing, Employment & Skills
with Prof Stuart Gulliver, Emeritus Professor, University of Glasgow
4 – Property, Investment & Economic Geography
Andy Taylor, Economic Development Delivery Manager
with Atam Verdi AoU, Director, Aspinall Verdi
5 – Place Learning Networks & Exchange
Building on the AoU/INTA Learning Cities model

Henk Bouwman AoU, Director, Urban-im.Pulse.eu
with John Worthington, Director, AoU
6 – Digital Urbanism & Smart Cities
with Dr Rick Robinson AoU, Executive Director, IBM
Tim Stonor, AoU, Managing Director, Space Syntax;
Shane Mitchell AoU, Head of Urban Programme Strategy, Cisco IBSG
Richard Williams, Environment and Climate Change Manager, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council;
David Melling, Rural Programmes Co-ordinator, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
16:00 Feedback from Workshops
16:30 Questions and Discussion
LEARNING FROM EUROPE – CLOSING KEYNOTE ADDRESS
16:45 Introduction from Kevin Murray, Chair, AoU
Prof Tina Saaby
City Architect
Copenhagen
17:25 Questions & Discussion
17:30 Close
Followed by The Congress Dinner

 

PROGRAMME DAY THREE – Friday 17 May 2013
The Studio, BD1 / Impressions Gallery
Centenary Square, Bradford BD1 1SD

09:00 Registration and Refreshments
09:30 LEARNING FROM PLACEFacilitated by Kevin Murray, Chair, AoU and
Steven Bee, Director, AoU

  • Taking forward Learning with Bradford
  • Regions & Nations Network Programme
  • AoU – what lies ahead?
12:30 Close

 

THE CONGRESS DINNER – Thursday 16 May 2013
The Alhambra Theatre
Morley Street, Bradford

AN EVENING AT THE THEATRE
19:00 Reception
20:00 Dinner
3-course meal with wine
21:30 The Urbanism Awards 2014
Announcements of the Finalists
22:00 Urban Poetry with Ian McMillan
The Academy’s Poet-in-Residencewith John Thompson
The Academy’s Honorary President
22:00 Close

 

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CONTACT

If you experience any difficulty in booking your tickets for the Congress, please contact Stephen Gallagher on +44 (0) 20 7251 8777 or email [email protected].