Events

Future of London’s free best-practice events include workshops, seminars, field trips, roundtables and conferences, most of which are available online. FoL events bring together members, project partners and cross-sector contributors from our wider network, both as attendees and speakers. Live and online events fill quickly; to be sure of a place, register early or join our mailing list for advance notice!

Upcoming events

Use the links below to register for an event; if you have trouble, email events@futureoflondon.org.uk. Events and field trips fill quickly; to stay up to date, join our mailing list.

19 May, 2pm to 5pm
Field trip to LB Waltham Forest: Retrofit, regeneration and collaboration
Discover how the council and its partners are tackling the urgent and competing priorities around housing in this interactive field trip.
This event is now full but there will be a write-up of the field trip on our website at the end of the month. 

14 June, 4pm to 8pm
Future London Leaders 30 Proposals for London & Graduation
Join us for the FLL30 Cohort’s proposals for London and graduation ceremony! The candidates will present their proposals on the theme of community engagement, followed by a drinks reception.
Register here

Date tbc
City Makers’ Forum: The reality of Levelling Up
This seminar will focus on what Levelling Up means for London, compared to other parts of the country and how city makers can play their part in this. Places are strictly limited.
Registration will be open soon

23 & 24 June, 9:15am to 4:30pm
Future of London Housing Development Management Training Course
Further information here. Join the waiting list here.

12 July, 6pm to 8pm
Future of London Summer Networking Drinks
Our first in-person get together for the whole FoL network since 2021. Places are limited and FoL alumni, mentors, members, sponsors and board receive priority.
Register here

Registration is essential for all events. By registering, you will be added to our customer relationship management system (CiviCRM) where we hold basic personal data to help us manage events and send you information on events you have registered for or may be interested in. You will not be added to our main mailing list without your prior consent. View our full privacy policy.

External events

These events are hosted by other organisations, are of interest to FoL’s network, and are free to attend. To register for or enquire about any of these events, please click the links below. Future of London is not responsible for the registration, management, or privacy policies of external events.

If you have an event you’d like to list, see here for guidelines and a submission form.

“I really enjoy attending FoL events. I’m guaranteed to learn something new and meet passionate, interesting people at the peak of their careers. I recommend their events to colleagues and would encourage anyone in the built environment to get involved.”
Jacqueline Bleicher, Director, Global Urban Design

“Future of London facilitates the best way for meaningful change in London to happen, by bringing public, private, academic, and various stakeholders together!”
Brigitte Clements, Founding Partner, LOKI Architecture & Development

“Future of London has constant foresight and the ability to bring a unique diversity of speakers from outside the circle of ‘usual suspects’. Brilliant!”
Martina Juvara, Director, URBAN Silence

Recent events

2022

21 & 22 April, 9:15am to 4:30pm
Future of London Housing Development Management Training Course
This session is now full. You can join the waiting list for the June session using the link further down this page.

25 April, 9am to 1pm
Professional Presentation Skills Workshop
This half-day course provides comprehensive expert training for those new to public speaking, or who need to brush up their skills. Places are strictly limited.

27 April, 2pm to 4pm
Speaker Showcase
Join Future of London’s highly rated, public speaking practice session with live, constructive feedback on your presentation from experienced public speaker mentors.

28 April, 9am to 10:15am
Affordable housing: Overcoming crisis through collaboration – launch event
Join us for the launch of our major 2022 Knowledge programme, offering a practical analysis of challenges the sector faces, as well as potential solutions and actions we can take.

3 March, 2 to 3:30 pm
Healthy neighbourhoods: working together report launch

24 February, 10 am to 12 pm
Report launch: Building recovery recommendations
Find out more and download the report.

24 & 25 February, 9:15 am to 4:30 pm
Future of London Housing development management training course
Please let us know if you’d like to be notified of new training dates.

25 January, 3 to 4:30 pm
Community-Led Housing Officers’ Forum

2021

9 December, 9:30 am and 3 pm
Greater Manchester Leaders Plus: Proposals for Greater Manchester

18 & 19 November, 9:15 am to 4:30 pm
Development management training course

11 November, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
2021 conference: Building recovery

4 November, 2.30 pm to 4.30pm
Navigating health and overcoming barriers seminar 

21 October, 6 pm onwards
#Alumni500 Celebration – kindly supported by Argent, Coherent Cities, Lewis Silkin, London Communications Agency, Lovell, PRD, Pollard Thomas Edwards and Potter Raper

20 October, 9 am to 1 pm
Professional presentation skills workshop

19 October, 9 to 10:45 am
Council-Led Housing Forum: Future of Council-Led Housing

12 October, 2.30 to 4 pm
Speaker Showcase

5 and 7 October
Future of London’s 2022 Programme Planning: workshops for members

6 October
Future London Leaders 28: Proposals for London

6 October
Future London Leaders graduation celebration

21 September, 4 to 5 pm
City Makers’ Forum: Tackling digital poverty

21 September, 9:30 am to 12 pm
Council-Led Housing Forum: Net-zero carbon design

28 July, 2 to 4pm
Site visit to Aberfeldy, Poplar

20 July, 9:30 am to 12 pm
Council-Led Housing Forum: Building Safety

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If you’d like to join our network as a speaker – or would like presentation skills coaching – contact diversity@futureoflondon.org.uk. To show your and your organisation’s commitment to speaker diversity, join the Mayor of London and Future of London and pledge here!