Leaders Plus 7: Proposals for London

On Wednesday 1 July Leaders Plus candidates presented their Proposals for London in webinar format on the theme of resilience. A virtual audience of sponsors, mentors, nominators, course contributors and alumni tuned in to cast their votes from home and engaged in lively Q&A.

Managing politics in unprecedented times

Alumni were treated to a rare opportunity this month: a Chatham House breakfast briefing with London Legacy Development Corporation Chief Exec Lyn Garner. Meeting in LLDC’s HQ, Lyn shared her vast experience working in London local government, including her golden rules for managing politics.

Alumni Event: London’s Dirty Air

Air pollution is one of the biggest challenges facing London. On Tuesday 4 September, FoL’s Alumni Network event kicked off with provocations from speakers combating poor air quality at international, regional, borough and local levels: who is taking the hit from our dirty air, and what can be done about … Read more

Achieving real diversity

To achieve maximum impact, speaker diversity must be part of a holistic strategy for equality across the built environment. The sector must be able to recruit, retain AND progress talent, independent of background, race or gender. Our 27 September City Hall event, will connect diversity champions across London.

Smarter Cities: Housing workshop

Smarter Cities: London social media usage. Image courtesy of Eric Fischer (https://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/)

  Smart Cities are a hot topic, with great potential to address intractable urban problems through innovation – and with all hype and uncertainty that come with new areas of endeavour. Getting started with smart-city technologies and systems can seem overwhelming, but there are good reasons to engage. Join us … Read more

Smarter Cities: Delivery workshop

Smarter Cities: London social media usage. Image courtesy of Eric Fischer (https://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/)

Smart Cities are a hot topic, with great potential to address intractable urban problems through innovation – and with all hype and uncertainty that come with new areas of endeavour. Getting started with smart-city technologies and systems can seem overwhelming, but there are good reasons to engage. Join us as we … Read more

Smarter Cities: Infrastructure workshop

Smarter Cities: London social media usage. Image courtesy of Eric Fischer (https://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/)

Smart Cities are a hot topic, with great potential to address intractable urban problems through innovation – and with all hype and uncertainty that come with new areas of endeavour. Getting started with smart-city technologies and systems can seem overwhelming, but there are good reasons to engage. Join us as we … Read more

Smarter Cities: Town Centres workshop

smarter cities fol placemaking

Smart Cities are a hot topic, with great potential to address intractable urban problems through innovation – and with all hype and uncertainty that come with new areas of endeavour. Getting started with smart-city technologies and systems can seem overwhelming, but there are good reasons to engage. Join us as we … Read more