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 events & Zoom meetings 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 and field trips fill quickly; to stay up to date, join our mailing list.

13 August, 4 to 5 pm
Alumni Communities of Practice forum: Maker spaces
Maker space provider SPACE Studios CEO Anna Harding shares her insight and experience of supporting artists and the creative sector, the challenges it faces in lockdown and how it can recover.
Register here

3 September, 5 to 6 pm
Alumni Communities of Practice forum: New localism
Register here

16 September, 10 to 11:30 am
London PRS Forum – Licensing
Register here

22 September, 9:30 to 11:30 am
Council-Led Housing Forum – Community Engagement
Registration opens soon

23 September, 11 to 3 pm
Professional Presentation Skills workshop
Register here

30 September, 10 to 11:30 am
Speaker Showcase
Register here

20 October, time TBC
Council-Led Housing Forum – Managing the Design Process
Registration opens soon

26-30 October
Achieving Net Zero Conference Week
Details coming soon…

24 November, time TBC
Council-Led Housing Forum – Commercial Skills
Registration opens soon

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

Recent events & summaries

29 July, 10 to 11:15 am
#LearningFromCrisis – Making Equality the ‘New Normal’ roundtable

21 July, 3:30 to 5 pm
PRS Forum – Building effective enforcement teams

21 July, 9:30 to 11:30 am
Council-Led Housing Forum – Handover & Aftercare

16 July, 10 to 11 am
#LearningFromCrisis: Local Economic Recovery 2 – Long-term recovery or economic evolution?

14 July, 2 to 3:15 pm
Net Zero Housing: New Garden Quarter – Video Visit + Discussion

8 July, 4 to 5 pm
Alumni Communities of Practice forum – High streets recovery

01 July, 4 to 5:15 pm
Leaders Plus 7: Proposals for London – See pitches for rethinking youth engagement, a campaign for accessible broadband, joined-up building safety, green/Covid-safe workspace hubs and rooftop living!

01 July, 1:30 to 2:30 pm
#LearningFromCrisis: Curb Appeal – Managing Covid-19’s impact on the public-private space connection

30 June, 9:30 to 11:30 am
Council-Led Housing Forum – Construction

29 June
#LearningFromCrisis: CityBites Podcast Series 2 – Connections
Kicks off with LSE Professor Tony Travers & Barbara Brownlee, Westminster City Council Executive Director of Growth, Planning & Housing on the role & relationship of government tiers in recovery.
Find all City Bites episodes here, including the ongoing Leading Through Crisis series.

25 June, 4 to 5 pm
Alumni Network: Communities of Practice Forum & #LearningFromCrisis – Changing home space standards

24 June, 12:30 to 1:30 pm
#LearningFromCrisis: Local Economic Recovery webinar 1 – Immediate Response & Vulnerable Populations

22 June, 5 to 6:15 pm
#LearningFromCrisis: High Street Recovery – FoL Steering Group strategy session on business, transport & town centre perspectives (Chatham House session; contact for info)

18 June, 11 am to 12 pm
Aspirational & Affordable Living – How do we Deliver More & Better Rented Homes? – Joint event with Movers & Shakers

11 June, 4 to 5 pm
Alumni Network: Communities of Practice Forum – Workspace

4 June, 11 am to 3:30 pm
Professional Presentation Skills workshop

26 May, 9:30-11:30 am
Council-Led Housing Forum – Project Inception & Planning

20 May, 1-2 pm
Converging Cultures: Cross-sector #LearningFromCrisis – Joint event with Coherent Cities & RE:Women

21 May, 10-11:30 am
London PRS Forum: Managing the PRS in lockdown

14 May, 9:30-11 am
Community Engagement in a COVID-19 World

7 May, 9:30-11 am
Speaker Showcase

28 April, 9:30-11 am
Council-Led Housing Forum – Initial Analysis & Feasibility

16 April, 9:30-11 am
Councils & the Climate Emergency: Achieving Net Zero kick-off event

18 March, online event
FLL23 Proposals for London

03 March, 4-6 pm – kindly hosted by London Councils
Council-Led Housing Forum – Scaling Up Council-Led Housing Delivery

30 January, 6-8:30 pm – kindly hosted by Pollard Thomas Edwards
London on Film: High Hopes (1988)

29 January, 6:15-8:30 pm – kindly hosted by Hatch Regeneris
City Makers Forum: How is London responding to the climate emergency?

28 January, 1:45-5:00 pm
Council-Led Housing Forum – Council Development & Asset Management

23 January, 8:30 am-12 pm
Building resilient workspaces half-day conference

16 January, 8:45-11 am
Speaker Showcase

14 January, 8:45 am-12 pm
Professional Presentation Skills workshop

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