Join us to hear from three guest speakers, each approaching the future of Newcastle form their own area of study.
Mark Tewdwr-Jones FRSA, Professor of Town Planning and Director of Newcastle City Futures
Rose Gilroy FRSA, Professor of Ageing, Policy, and Planning at Newcastle University
Jonathan Schifferes, Associate Director, Public Services and Communities for the RSA.
Professor Tewdwr-Jones will discuss his work in Newcastle University's Newcastle City Futures and Newcastle City Council's City Futures Development Group. These bring together the public, private, community, and academic sectors to shape and design innovative cross-sectoral and collaborative initiatives in the north-east to improve research, resilience, wellbeing, and policy.
Professor Rose Gilroy will be talking about the Future Homes project that is ambitiously developing dwellings in the city that are sustainable, inclusive, and digitally informed. Housing that works for everyone whatever their age.
Jonathan Schifferes will share his work exploring how the built environment affects social and economic productivity.
Drinks and nibbles will follow at around 7:30pm.
This event is kindly supported by the Faculty of Art, Design and Social Sciences, Northumbria University.
Please book your free place at the top of this page.
If you have any access requirements or require any reasonable adjustments, please let the team know: [email protected]. Please also let us know if you have any dietary requirements or severe allergies.
Location: Great Hall, Sutherland Building, Northumbria University, Ellison Place, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 8ST