Specifi Landscape – Manchester
Specifi Landscape makes its visit to Manchester on Thursday 13th July 2017. This must-attend event for Landscape Architects, Architects involved in Landscape, Civil Engineers and other landscape specifiers begins with a brilliant seminar by a world class speaker, continues with our “meet the experts” networking with a complimentary bar, before we sit down for our relaxed Specifi Dinner.
3:30pm Doors Open for Registration – tea and coffee available
4:00pm – Seminar – “The Water Sensitive City” by Gary Grant
Gary is an independent consultant ecologist with more than 35 years experience of urban nature conservation, environmental planning and ecological impact assessment in Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. Projects have included the London Olympic Park Biodiversity Action Plan, Education City in Qatar and the winning competition entry to convert a 24km long disused railway to a cycle path in Singapore. He has an interest in green infrastructure, especially green roofs, living walls and rain gardens.
He is a Chartered Environmentalist, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, Fellow of Leeds Sustainability Institute, Director of the Green Infrastructure Consultancy, thesis tutor at the Bartlett, UCL, author of The Water Sensitive City (Wiley 2016), Ecosystem Services Come to Town: Greening Cities by Working with Nature (Wiley 2012), Green Roofs and Facades (BRE Press 2006), contributor to Climate: Design (Oro Editions 2009) and co-author of Estuary Edges: Ecological Design Guidance (Thames Estuary Partnership/ Environment Agency 2008), UK Rain Garden Guide (Reset 2012) and Landscape and Urban Design for Bats (BCT 2012).
5:00pm – Meet The Experts Networking – Complimentary Bar
If you can’t get to the seminar, join us for our Meet The Experts networking. This free session will have some of the UK’s leading suppliers on hand to discuss new technologies and the Landscape community will be out in force so make sure you have a glass of whatever you fancy in your hand as you make new connections, refresh existing contacts or just catch up with what’s happening in Landscape in Manchester and the UK.
7:30pm Specifi Dinner – Free for event attendees
As we move into the evening, we transform into the Manchester Landscape Dinner. A relaxed affair (come as you are) where you can chat to friends and colleagues into the evening with our hosts at The Renaissance Hotel.
It’s part of what makes Specifi the best event of the year, where ever we hold it!
Register now to take part in this great event!