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How do we enhance citizen health and happiness? How can we create a Carbon Neutral City by 2050? How can we improve transport and access to services? How can we make the city truly inclusive and deliver equality?
This event is part of Bristol’s Healthy City Week 2016 and will formally launch the Bristol Urban ID (Integrated Diagnostics) project, bringing together stakeholders from the Bristol urban area to address dilemmas and issues in urban living. With leading keynote speakers, there will be the opportunity to join the debate and help shape this innovative research project.
The programme for the evening is:
17.30: Welcome from Nishan Canagarajah
17.35: Overview of the Urban ID project by Colin Taylor
17.45: Panel Discussion: 'Diagnosing Urban Challenges' chaired by Martin Boddy with panel members Gary Grubb, David Relph, Sarah Toy and Ian Townsend.
The panel will present their unique perspectives on the challenges and dilemmas facing urban areas, how we can better understand them, and how this may influence the future development of the Bristol urban area. This will be followed by a Q&A session with questions from the floor.
This project is a UK research Council-funded project that has the backing of Bristol City Council, plus the University of Bristol, University of the West of England, South Gloucestershire Council, Bristol Health Partners, Bristol Green Capital Partnership.
Professor Nishan Canagarajah is the University of Bristol Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise.
Professor Colin Taylor, Professor of Earthquake Engineering, University of Bristol
Professor Martin Boddy, UWE Bristol Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Business Engagement
Sarah Toy, Strategic Resilience Officer, Bristol City Council
Gary Grubb Associate Director of Programmes at the AHRC
David Relph, Bristol Health Partners’ Director
Ian Townsend, Chief Executive, Bristol Green Capital Partnership