• LEADERSHIP |    INNOVATION |    CREATIVITY

    Day 2 - Saturday 6 October

    RIAI Conference 2018


Registration from 08.30 – 09.30. Conference commences 09.30 sharp.
***Please note that conference programme and timings are subject to change.


MORNING SESSION (9.30 – 12.30) – CONFERENCE CHAIR: LIAM TUITE, FRIAI

CONFERENCE OPENING (9.30)

RIAI President David Browne

Session 1 – Innovation through Design Competitions

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – DESIGN INNOVATION THROUGH DESIGN COMPETITIONS
Philip Vivian, Bates Smart Architects, Sydney

Keynote Sponsor Philip Vivian – Vandersanden of Kingscourt Country Manor Bricks

Panel and Q & A
Ali Grehan, FRIAI, Dublin City Architect
Peter Carroll, MRIAI, A2 Architects

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING – Visit to Architecture & Building Expo (10:45)

 

Session 2 – Urban and Climate Resilience (11.15)

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – CLIMATE CHANGE AND RESILIENCE
Jennifer McElwain, Professor of Botany, Trinity College Dublin

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – URBAN ECONOMY AND RESILIENCE
Paul Jansen, Urban Economist, ARUP

Panel and Q & A
Ralph Bingham, MRIAI, Director MOLA Architecture
Alan Mee, MRIAI, Assistant Professor, UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy
Claire White, MRIAI, Director O’Connell Mahon Architects

Session 3 – RIAI Student Awards 2018 (12.15)

LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING – Visit to Architecture & Building Expo (12.45 – 14.00)
AFTERNOON SESSION (14.00 – 16.00)
CONFERENCE CHAIR: DAVID BROWNE and KATHRYN MEGHEN

Session 4 – The Procurement Challenge

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – PROCUREMENT REFORM
Russell Curtis, RCKa / Project Compass

Panel

Jim Coady, FRIAI
Jeana Gearty, MRIAI, Director O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects
Tarla MacGabhann, MRIAI, MacGabhann Architects
David O’Brien, MRIAI, Chairman Government Contracts Committee for Construction

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING – Visit to Architecture & Building Expo

Session 5 – Leadership and Creativity – The Venice Architecture Biennale

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – CURATING THE 2018 VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamaraFREESPACE – an International Architecture Perspective

Followed by a Q & A

CONFERENCE CONCLUDE (16.45)