About this event

  • Date and time Thu 13 Dec 2018 from 9:30am to 4:05pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Epidemiology and Public Health

Join us as we provide an opportunity to review some of the evidence that links health and the built environment.

We'll cover the economic burden that ill health attributable to the environment poses for our society, and the degree to which factors linked to health can be incorporated into the planning and development process for urban spaces.

Key speakers

Malcolm Grant

Sir Malcolm Grant

Founding Chair, NHS England (2011-2018); Chancellor, University of York

Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham

Mayor of Manchester

Daniel Black

 Daniel Black and Associates

Paul Pilkington and Janet Ige

Health and Applied Sciences, University of the West of England

Victoria Hills

Chief Executive of the Royal Town Planning Institute and former CEO of Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

Agenda

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Registration
Chair's introduction

Dr Gabriel Scally, President, Epidemiology and Public Health Section, Royal Society of Medicine

The importance of urban development for the NHS - Changing our approach

Sir Malcolm Grant, Founding Chair, NHS England (2011-2018); Chancellor, University of York

From planetary health to the built environment: Evidence-based health action across spatial scales

Howard Frumkin, Head of Our Planet Our Health, Wellcome Trust

Discussion
Tea & Coffee Break
The state of the evidence: What we know, and don't know, about the interaction of environment and health

Paul Pilkington and Janet Ige, Health and Applied Sciences, University of the West of England

The economic cost of getting it wrong, and the bonus of getting it right - who pays and who benefits

Alistair Hunt and Eleanor Eaton, Department of Economics, University of Bath

Discussion
Lunch
Experience of communicating with the public on health and the built environment

Ruth Larbey, Science Communication Unit, University of the West of England

How can cities get development right for their future health?

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Looking upstream - the main barriers and opportunities to healthier urban development according to the UK's main delivery agencies

Daniel Black, Daniel Black and Associates

Lessons from the regeneration of King's Cross and Brent Cross

Richard Meier, former partner at Argent LLP and Chair of Urban Land Institute's Residential Council

Planning the heart of healthy communities: Key opportunities and challenges for the planning profession

Victoria Hills, Chief Executive of the Royal Town Planning Institute and former CEO of Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

Discussion
Concluding remarks and close of meeting

Professor Gabriel Scally, President, Epidemiology and Public Health Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom