Ellen van Loon, OMA to keynote at ArchitEx in Liverpool

The organisers of ArchitEx, have announced Ellen van Loon, partner at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) will be flying over to the UK to present a keynote speech on 15th November at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

Ellen’s speech will focus on The Factory, Manchester’s new arts and culture complex, and how the team are creating a cultural anchor for the city as part of a conference session looking at Innovations in Building Design.

The free-to-attend conference session (for relevant professionals), will explore a number of other examples where technical and creative developments are pushing the boundaries in the built environment and will also include speakers Professor Bob Sheil, director of the Bartlett School of Architecture and Martin Watson, partner and director of operations at Brock Carmichael Architects.

Other conference sessions on day one include the Development Landscape in the North West and the Future of Housing. Followed by day two (16th November) which will look at case studies and expert advice sessions on Practice Essentials, Understanding What Clients Want and Design and Delivery. The full conference programme has now been released and can be viewed online at www.architexevents.com The conference will be certified by the CPD certification service for all attendees.

Exhibition stands and a range of workshops also available

The Chartered Institute of Building and Local Authority Building Control, amongst others, will be running free-to-attend workshops throughout the event and a drinks reception sponsored by the Planning Portal will give attendees an idea opportunity to network.

If you are a supplier to this industry and are looking to develop further business within the North West there are limited exhibition spaces and workshop slots available. Please contact event director Jo Tyler [email protected] / 01737 855012 for further details.

Visit the website to apply for your pass now – www.architexevents.com