Future Leaders 2014: Design Leadership Summit



October 21 2014 • 10.00am
to 5.00pm


Sophie Bailey 020 7307 3714 sophie.bailey@riba.org


St. Catherine's College, Oxford




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The RIBA Design Leadership Summit on 21 October concludes the Future Leaders seminar programme, developed to ensure the architects of the future have the leadership skills to succeed in an increasingly complex construction industry. Industry leaders from film, business, aerospace and construction will challenge the profession to lead design, risk, collaboration and innovation with thought-provoking content designed to challenge, inspire and inform.

Design Leadership Summit Programme

  • Opening remarks
    Dale Sinclair, RIBA Vice President of Practice and Profession, Director of Technical Practice, Aecom

  • President’s Welcome
    Stephen Hodder MBE, RIBA President, Chairman, Hodder + Partners

  • Keynote: Leading a successful future construction industry – the role of architects
    Peter Hansford, Government Chief Construction Adviser

  • Leading design in a digital environment
    Malcolm Taylor, Head of Technical Information, Crossrail
    Harbinder Birdi, Partner, Hawkins Brown
    Mick Goode, Director and Co-founder, Croft Goode Architects 

  • Leading risk on large scale projects 
    Dr Alexander Budzier, Centre for Major Programme Management, Said Business School

  • Keynote: Leading a creative team to deliver artistically and commercially
    Alison Owen, Managing Director, Ruby Films

  • Leading innovation in design for manufacture
    Julian Garratt, Managing Director, Morson Projects

  • Leading collaboration for innovation
    Giles Miskin, Founder, The Colourworks

  • Leading briefing innovation for end-user outcomes
    Holly Porter, Director, Surface to Air Architects

Member/non member tickets - £39
Student tickets - £19 (Students must call 020 7307 3714 to receive discounted ticket offer)

If you have never used the RIBA booking system, you will need to Register to book tickets.