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Risk and Resilience

08 November 08:30 - 16:30
Organized by: The Developer
Venue: , Illuminate
Science Museum
Exhibition Road
South Kensington

Developing cities in response to rising environmental risk


The Risk & Resilience conference will bring together 200 development directors, architects, Local Authority planning and regeneration teams, scientists and sustainability experts to explore how to successfully develop our cities in response to rising environmental risks.

Learn how to design for a climate emergency using nature-based solutions to create resilient cities through adaptation and redevelopment, places where people don’t just survive, but thrive.

Find out how UK cities are investing in resilience as part of their regeneration plans and adopting policy you need to know about


Experts from DEFRA will discuss the critical contents of the Draft Environment Bill, including the mandate to increase biodiversity by 10 per cent on all sites, making this a timely event not to be missed.


Seize this unique chance to future-proof your projects to meet new regulatory benchmarks such as Biodiversity Net Gain. Find out how innovative SuDS and flood-proofing projects can unlock investment and overlooked sites.


Gain valuable intelligence, learn from exemplary case studies and meet new professional collaborators at this vital and timely one-day conference.


Leading figures will also discuss how to make the case for investing when facing increased risk. They’ll also explore critical topics you’ll need to get ready for such as the Circular Economy and a greater emphasis on social impact and health and wellbeing outcomes.