Programme and Presentations

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?

Professor Stephen Holgate

Professor Stephen Holgate

Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology, University of Southampton

Professor Stephen Holgate is chair of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) working party on air pollution and a co-author of the Every breath we take and Better homes, better air, better health publications.

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10:40 Session 1 - Measuring for healthy buildings: Building Performance Evaluation studies

Professor Rajat Gupta

Professor Rajat Gupta

Professor of Sustainable Architecture and Climate Change, Oxford Brookes University
Julie Godefroy

Julie Godefroy

Head of Sustainable Development, CIBSE
Ben Humphries

Ben Humphries

Director, Architype
Professor Tim Sharpe

Professor Tim Sharpe

Professor in Environmental Architecture, Glasgow School of Art

Rajat Gupta (download presentation); Julie Godefroy (download presentation); Ben Humphries (download presentation); Tim Sharpe (download presentation)

Followed by a panel discussion

11:30 Exhibition and refreshments

12:00 Session 2 - Designing for healthy buildings

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

Mike Roberts (download presentation); Dr. Marta Santamaria (download presentation); Carol Costello (download presentation)

13:00 Lunch and exhibition

Session 3 - The role of products in healthy buildings

14:00 Keynote speaker: Fire toxicity of construction and building materials

Professor Anna Stec

Professor Anna Stec

Reader in Fire Chemistry and Toxicity, University of Central Lancashire

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

Valentina Marincioni

Valentina Marincioni

Research Engineer in Building Physics and Moisture, UCL and Technical Manager, UK Centre for Moisture in Buildings

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14:45 Toxicity and construction products

Dr. Sarah Mackenzie-Ross

Dr. Sarah Mackenzie-Ross

Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University College London

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15:00 Building greening for urban wellbeing 

Dr. Peter Wootton-Beard

Dr. Peter Wootton-Beard

Research Fellow in Plant Science and The Built Environment, Aberystwyth University

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15:15 Exhibition and refreshments

Session 4 - Delivering healthy buildings

15:45 How to reduce embodied carbon

Simon Sturgis

Simon Sturgis

Managing Director, Sturgis Carbon Profiling

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16:00 The WELL Building Standard

Chris Birch

Chris Birch

Director of Sustainability, Hilson Moran

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16:15 Procuring healthy products

Susan Harris

Susan Harris

Technical Director, Anthesis Group

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Final session

16:30 Real-time air quality results

Laura Roberts

Laura Roberts

Chemist, PPM Technology

PPM Technology will be monitoring the air quality of the venue throughout the day of the conference and will discuss the real time air quality data collected, alerting delegates to any key air quality problems that may have been identified by the air monitors during the day.

16:45 Closing address

17:00 Drinks and exhibition

19:00 Close

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