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Chair and Speakers Confirmed for ‘Resilience’ event on 17 November

Alex Nickson, Strategy Manager for Climate Change Adaptation at the Greater London Authority, will chair the 21st Century Challenges: Policy Forum seminar and panel discussion at the RGS-IBG on the topic of ‘Resilience to Climate Change: Who Pays (and Who Benefits)?’ on 17 November. Confirmed speakers are: Daniel Johns, Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change; Clare Twigger-Ross, Collingwood Environmental

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Resilience to Climate Change: Who Pays (and Who Benefits)?

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A knowledge-exchange event at the RGS-IBG in London on 17th November will explore the question of ‘who pays?’ to deliver adaptation to climate change in the UK, and with this, community resilience. Coming a week before the Spending Review, which will be announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 25th November, this event will consider not only who should pay

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Sir Peter Hendy and Tom Bloxham confirmed as speakers at ‘Cities, growth and rebalancing the UK economy’

Sir Peter Hendy: Copyright International Transport Forum

Sir Peter Hendy CBE, chairman of Network Rail, and Tom Bloxham MBE, the co-founder and chairman of Urban Splash, have today confirmed that they will be joining the panel at ‘Cities, growth and rebalancing the UK economy‘ on 21st October. They will join our already-confirmed speakers, Professors Ron Martin and Brian Robson OBE, in discussing how investing in skills, infrastructure

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New speaker announced: Bridget Rosewell OBE

Economist and business woman, Bridget Rosewell OBE will join the panel at ‘London: too big to succeed?’ on Tuesday 15 September at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Bridget is Senior adviser at Volterra Partners, chair of Audit for Network Rail, author of ‘Reinventing London’ and former Chief Economic Adviser to the Greater London Authority. Booking is open at http://www.rgs.org/21cc

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Lord Adonis to speak at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

The Rt Hon. the Lord Adonis will speak at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) as part of the 21st Century Challenges panel discussion ‘London: too big succeed?’ on Tuesday 15 September 2015 7.00pm – 8.30pm. Reformer, writer and Labour peer, Andrew Adonis was a journalist at the Financial Times for five years (1991-96) before moving to the Observer as

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BOOKING OPEN – London: too big to succeed? Tuesday 15 September 2015 7.00pm – 8.30pm

London competes on a global stage, but what price does its infrastructure pay for doing so? With growing pressure on housing, transport and public services, is it time to rethink growth in the capital? Join us and our expert panel at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) for the first in a new series of 21st Century Challenges public discussions

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