• CLIMATE CHANGE | HOUSING | PLACEMAKING

    Day 1 - Friday 4 October

    RIAI Conference 2019

Registration from 08.00 – 09.00. Conference commences 09.00 sharp.
***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

Minister Eoghan Murphy, TD


9.30 – 10.45
Session 2 – Housing & Sustainable Placemaking
Chair: John O’Mahony, FRIAI

Lorcan O’Herlihy, LOHA Architects

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

Followed by Q&A

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING – Visit to Architecture + Building Expo (10.45 – 11.15)
11.15 – 11.30
IABS Conference Announcements

11.30 – 12.30
Session 3 – Housing Innovation
Chair: John O’Mahony, FRIAI

Jo McCafferty, Levitt Bernstein Architects

Denise Murray, MRIAI, Metropolitan Workshop

Followed by Q&A

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

AFTERNOON SESSION (14.00 – 17.00)

14.00 – 14.20
Session 4 – RIAI Members’ Update

RIAI CEO Kathryn Meghen


14.20 – 15.00
Session 5 – Practising & Well-being – 100 Days to a Younger Brain
Chair: Kathryn Meghen

Dr. Sabina Brennan, Neuroscientist and author

Followed by Q&A

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING – Visit to Architecture + Building Expo (15.00 – 15.30)

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

15.30 – 17.00
Session 6 – Learning from Towns – An International Perspective
Chair: The Free Market Team

Floris Alkemade, Dutch Chief Government Architect

Phil Prentice, CO Scotland’s Towns Partnership

Giulia Vallone, MRIAI, Senior Architect, Cork County Council

Followed by Q&A


15.30 – 17.00
RIAI Conference – Drinks Reception