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Knowledge Capital events programme

Programme of events

The Knowledge Capital research paper is accompanied by a publication, an exhibition and showcase of London education, innovation and health projects and initiatives, as well a three-month programme of events, from May - July 2018, including the following debates, talks and visits:

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 4 May 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

NLA's Big Quiz!

Charity Quiz, Thursday 10 May 2018

18:15 - 21:30 (arrivals from 18:00)

NLA’s Big Quiz is back! Get ready to test your knowledge of London’s history, cycling and current affairs, and be in with the chance of winning some excellent prizes.

Knowledge Capital: London’s health and education estates

Half-day Conference, Thursday 10 May 2018

09:00-13:00

Half-day conference, exploring the transformation of London’s education and health estate, major campus expansions, relocations and reconfigurations.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 11 May 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

VeloCity: connecting Cambridge and Oxford

Lunchtime Talk, Friday 11 May 2018

13:15-13:45

A re-imagining of the village for the 21st century, focusing on six villages situated close to the Oxford to Cambridge rail link, connecting two major Knowledge centres.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Walking Tours, Saturday 12 May 2018

14:00-16:00

Following the huge success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and surrounding areas now continue to grow as one of London’s newest neighbourhoods, adapting the sustainable legacy of the park's buildings and transport links to meet future needs.

Inspiring Women Speed Mentoring & Networking Drinks

NLA Evening Event, Tuesday 15 May 2018

18:00-21:00

Bringing together the built environment’s younger talent with more established professionals for a night of encouragement and inspiration, this event provides the opportunity to discuss a particular challenge, seek career advice and network with professional from across the built environment industry — both men and women are welcome!

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 18 May 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Knowledge Capital: Curator led tour

Lunchtime Talk, Wednesday 23 May 2018

13:15-13:45

Curator led tour of NLA’s Knowledge Capital exhibition, examining the transformation of London’s education and medical sector. As the population grows, the capital continues to pioneer new technology and ground-breaking design to deliver enhanced teaching, research and health service facilities for all Londoners.

Housing update: density and small sites

Half-day Conference, Thursday 24 May 2018

09:00 – 13:00

With the London Plan's push for the development of smaller sites, how will boroughs unlock complex pieces of land for housing? What are the implications for already overstretched local planning departments? What does this mean for the types of housing produced? Are we creating the right sorts of places that can be home to all generations?

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 25 May 2018

12:30-13:00

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Future Retail powered by PechaKucha

Pecha Kucha, Wednesday 30 May 2018

18:00-20:30

Retail is in a time of flux. With growing rents, online retailing, and an emphasis on experiential visits rather than standard shop floors, London’s retail community is working hard to meet customer’s needs. But how is the sector evolving to work smarter, harder and remain competitive? What is the future for our high streets and shopping centres?

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Holborn

Walking Tours, Wednesday 30 May 2018

10:30-12:30

Discover this rich slice of London as it gears up for the changes that Crossrail will bring in 2018, offering a diverse neighborhood mix of retail, residential and workspace use.

NYLON - tackling homelessness in London and New York

NYLON, Thursday 31 May 2018

13:00-15:00

With over 160,000 people in London without permanent accommodation and over 63,000 sleeping each night in the New York City municipal shelter system, how are these global cities tackling homelessness and providing innovative solutions to house those who need it most?

London History Day at NLA

Learning event , Thursday 31 May 2018

11:00-15:00

Visit NLA and hear stories of London inspired by the London History Day theme of courage.

New York bookings - NYLON - tackling homelessness in London and New York

NYLON, Thursday 31 May 2018

08:00-10:00 (local time)

With over 160,000 people in London without permanent accommodation and over 63,000 sleeping each night in the New York City municipal shelter system, how are these global cities tackling homelessness and providing innovative solutions to house those who need it most?