We're pleased to present the programme for the 31st London Development Conference. This year you can choose from three content streams: land and acquisition, planning and design or construction and delivery.

Explore the agenda below or download the brochure as a PDF.

8:45am

Registration, refreshments and networking

9:30am

Welcome from the chair

9:45am

Market analysis and forecast: will London rise from its slumber?

Speaker:

  • Laurence Bowles
    Savills

10:20am

Panel discussion: Breaking down the barriers to building more homes

Speakers:

  • James Clark

    James Clark
    GLA

  • Raj Mandair

    Raj Mandair
    Westbourne

  • Sara Parkinson

    Sara Parkinson
    Galliford Try Partnerships

11:00am

Networking and refreshment break

11:30am

Breakout sessions - please select one option

B1: What is the GLA doing to bring more land to the market?

Speaker:

  • James Clark

    James Clark
    GLA

B2: Striking the balance: great value versus great quality?

Speaker:

  • Neil Deely

    Neil Deely
    Metropolitan Workshop

B3: Achieving precision through modern construction methods

Speakers:

  • Jon Turner
    Bevan Brittan

  • Wayne Hill
    L&Q Group

  • Simon Gawthorpe
    Urban Splash

12:20pm

Networking lunch

1:20pm

Breakout sessions - please select one option

B4: Confessions of a land buyer

Speaker:

  • Roger Arnold
    Martin Arnold

B5: Putting the London Plan to the test

Speakers:

  • Alan Camp

    Alan Camp
    Alan Camp Architects

  • Riëtte Oosthuizen

    Riëtte Oosthuizen
    HTA

B6: Procuring for performance

Speakers:

  • Ann Bentley

    Ann Bentley
    RLB

  • Rob Charlton

    Rob Charlton
    Space Group

  • Stewart Dalgarno

    Stewart Dalgarno
    Stewart Milne Group

2:20pm

Breakout sessions - please select one option

B7: S106 vs land

Speakers:

  • Kerry Heath

    Kerry Heath
    Hexagon Housing Association

  • Steve Nunn
    Moat

B8: Post-Grenfell: what has to change in building design?

Speakers:

  • Lucy Grove
    National Housing Federation

  • Russell Curtis
    RCKa

B9: Construction management: RIP D&B?

Speaker:

  • Dan Lautier
    ICG Construction

3:10pm

Networking and refreshment break

3:40pm

Panel discussion: Regeneration not gentrification

Speakers:

  • Daren Nathan
    London Square

  • Rob Sprunt
    Sprunt Architects

  • Clare Coghill
    Waltham Forest Council

4:30pm

Networking drinks reception