• CLIMATE CHANGE | HOUSING | PLACEMAKING

    Day 1 - Friday 4 October

    RIAI Conference 2019

Registration from 08.00 – 09.00. Conference commences 09.00 sharp.
Have you booked the Early Bird Rate? You will be automatically registered and receive your pass in advance.
***Please note that conference programme and timings are subject to change.
Visit to Architecture + Building Expo (08.00 – 09.00)

MORNING SESSION (9.00 – 12.30)
9.00 – 9.30
Session 1 – Conference Opening

RIAI President David Browne

Launch of RIAI Housing Policy

Minister Eoghan Murphy, TD


9.30 – 10.45
Session 2 – Housing & Sustainable Placemaking

Lorcan O’Herlihy, LOHA Architects

‘Social Occupation’ Urban Regeneration & Housing in Detroit & LA

Followed by Q&A


10.45 – 11.00
IABS Conference Announcements
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING – Visit to Architecture + Building Expo (11.00 – 11.30)
11.30 – 12.30
Session 3 – Housing Innovation

Jo McCafferty, Levitt Bernstein Architects

Denise Murray, Metropolitan Workshop

LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING – Visit to Architecture + Building Expo (12.30 – 14.00)

AFTERNOON SESSION (14.00 – 16.00)

14.00 – 14.20
Session 4 – RIAI Members’ Update

RIAI CEO Kathryn Meghen


14.20 – 14.45
Session 5 – Practising & Well-being – 100 Days to a Younger Brain

Dr. Sabina Brennan, Neuroscientist and author


14.45 – 16.00
Session 6 – Learning from Towns – An International Perspective

Floris Alkemade, Dutch Chief Government Architect

Phil Prentice, CO Scotland’s Towns Partnership

Giulia Vallone, Senior Architect, Cork County Council

The Free Market Team

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING – Visit to Architecture + Building Expo (16.00 – 16.30)

Presentation by Keith O’Sullivan, Director at OUTHAUS, Premier Conference Sponsors

16.30 – 17.30
Session 7 – Public Session #ARCHITOBER
Theme: People & Placemaking

Jan Gehl, Hon MRIAI – Making Cities for People


Day 1 Conference Close