Conference Programme

9.00 Registration and exhibition

10:00 Opening address

Gary Newman

Gary Newman

Executive Chair, The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products

10:10 Keynote speaker: People’s health and their internal environment; What epidemiological evidence do we have? Where should we focus our attention? Where are the significant risks?

Prof. Stephen Holgate

Prof. Stephen Holgate

Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology, University of Southampton

10:40 Measuring for health – Building Performance Evaluation studies on internal environment, VOCs, moisture, humidity and temperature

George Martin

George Martin

Interim Chief Executive, Building Performance Network
Prof. Rajat Gupta

Prof. Rajat Gupta

Professor of Sustainable Architecture and Climate Change, Oxford Brookes University
Ben Humphries

Ben Humphries

Director, Architype
Prof. Tim Sharpe

Prof. Tim Sharpe

Professor in Environmental Architecture, Glasgow School of Art

Followed by a panel discussion facilitated by Jon Bootland, Sustainable Development Foundation

11:30 Exhibition and refreshments

12:00 A regenerative built environment

Mike Roberts

Mike Roberts

Managing Director, HAB Housing
Dr. Marta Santamaria

Dr. Marta Santamaria

Technical Director, Natural Capital Coalition
Carol Costello

Carol Costello

Practice Leader, Cullinan Studio
Matthew Webster

Matthew Webster

Head of Wellbeing and Futureproofing, British Land

13:00 Lunch and exhibition

14:00 Keynote speaker

Carl Petrokofsky

Carl Petrokofsky

Head of Built Environment & Health Protection Team, Public Health England (TBC)

14:30 Moisture in buildings; health effects; air tightness

Dr. Hector Altamirano-Medina

Dr. Hector Altamirano-Medina

Course Director, MSc Environmental Design and Engineering, UCL and UK Centre for Moisture in Buildings

14:50 Fire toxicity of construction and building materials

Dr. Anna Stec

Dr. Anna Stec

Reader in Fire Chemistry and Toxicity, University of Central Lancashire

15:10 Exhibition and refreshments

15:30 The importance of embodied carbon

Simon Sturgis

Simon Sturgis

Managing Director, Sturgis Carbon Profiling

15:45 The WELL Building Standard

Vicki Lockhart

Vicki Lockhart

Director of Business Development, International WELL Building Institute

16:00 Toxicity and construction products

Dr. Sarah Mackenzie-Ross

Dr. Sarah Mackenzie-Ross

Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University College London

16:15 Procuring healthy products

Susan Harris

Susan Harris

Technical Director, Anthesis Group

16:30 Delivery, tools and processes

Julie Godefroy

Julie Godefroy

Head of Sustainable Development, CIBSE (TBC)

16:45 Closing address

17:00 Drinks and exhibition
19:00 Close