• LEADERSHIP |    INNOVATION |    CREATIVITY

    Day 1 - Friday 5 October

    RIAI Conference 2018


Registration from 08.00 – 09.00. Conference commences 09.00 sharp.
***Please note that conference programme and timings are subject to change.


MORNING SESSION (9.00 – 12.30) – CONFERENCE CHAIR: LIAM TUITE, FRIAI

CONFERENCE OPENING (9.00)

RIAI President David Browne
Eoghan Murphy, TD, Minister for Housing, Planning & Local Government

Session 1 – Innovation to Deliver Housing

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – THE HOUSING INNOVATION:
Michael Maltzan, Design Principal, Michael Maltzan Architecture

Keynote Sponsor Michael Maltzan – Wienerberger of Kingscourt Country Manor Bricks

Panel and Q & A:
Olivia Kelly, Correspondent, The Irish Times
Tim Melville, President New Zealand Institute of Architects
John O’Mahony, FRIAI, RIAI Housing Spokesperson
Niamh Randall, National Spokesperson at the Simon Communities of Ireland

Presentation by Keith O’Sullivan, Outhaus – RIAI Premium Conference Sponsor
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING – Visit to Architecture & Building Expo (11.00)

Session 2 – Leadership in Infrastructure

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – DESIGNING NEW TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE:
Sadie Morgan, Director drmm Architects London, Chair of the Independent Design Panel for High Speed Two and Design Advocate for the Greater London Authority.

Panel and Q & A
Mary Conway, Deputy City Planner, Dublin City Council
Laurence Lord, MRIAI, Free Market, Irish Pavilion Venice Biennale

 

Conference Announcements – Irish Architects Benevolent Society
LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING – Visit to Architecture & Building Expo (12.30)
AFTERNOON SESSION CONFERENCE CHAIR: FIONNUALA MAY, MRIAI

Session 3 – RIAI Members’ Forum

Update and Forum with CEO Kathryn Meghen and the Chairs of the RIAI Committees
followed by Q & A

Session 4 – The Brexit Challenge

Roundtable discussion with:
Úna Breathnach-Hifearnáin, Irish Architect, RIBA, Purcell, Bristol
David Browne, President RIAI
Ronan Gargan, Director, EU-UK Unit, EU Division, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
Alan Jones, President-Elect, RIBA
Joan McCoy, President RSUA

Followed by Q&A

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING – Visit to Architecture & Building Expo (15.30)

Session 5 – The Value of the Architect

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – THE FUTURE OF MAKING THINGS (HAPPEN)
Examining the Business and Value of Architectural Practice:
Phillip G. Bernstein, Architect, Technologist and Lecturer in Professional Practice at the Yale School of Architecture
With support from Autodesk

Panel and Q & A

David Browne, RIAI President
Peter Halpenny, Developments Director & Deputy Managing Director, Ballymore UK
Niav O’Higgins, Partner Arthur Cox
Robin Mandal, FRIAI, Robin Mandal Architects

CONFERENCE CLOSES (17.00)
CONFERENCE DRINKS RECEPTION