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Unwin Lecture 2016: Civil engineers’ responsibilities in a changing world, London

Event organised by ICE

Date
11 October 2016
Time
19:00 - 20:45 BST (GMT+1)
Location
Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
Westminster
London
, SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

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Overview

A major new initiative – the UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure & Cities (UKCRIC) – has been launched to coordinate interdisciplinary research and develop a new coherent approach to drive delivery of world class infrastructure in the UK.

At this evening lecture, Professor Brian Collins – the leader and mastermind behind the initiative – will present its transformative vision and means of delivery.

The presentation will summaries the main global drivers of change and explore civil engineers' responsibilities in supporting the needs of future generations.

Professor Collins will also cover key topics on city sustainability, resilience and liveability, drawing on his experience as senior member of the Liveable Cities Research Consortium and leader of a Consortium for Infrastructure Interdependencies and Novel Business Models.

Programme

18:00 Registration
18:30 Welcome from the Chair
18:35 Main Presentation
19:25 Questions and Answers
19:40 Summation from the Chair
19:45 Close of lecture