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Sustainability in 21st Century Cities

  • Smith & Williamson BS1 6NA (map)

Hosted by Smith & Williamson in partnership with The Future Economy Network.


Bristol was one of the leading UK cities in sustainability culminating in its status as European Green Capital in 2015. Low Carbon South West will be joined by former elected Mayor George Ferguson who will give an insight into the trends he has seen in cities overseas, where he has presented on Bristol’s experiences.

Mike Rawlinson a founding director of City ID, a specialist design company, who has led the delivery of innovative, ground breaking, design projects and strategies around the globe. He also developed the Legible Cities movement, pioneered in Bristol. He will focus on the part that sustainability plays in major cities future plans.

Other speakers/panel members will include Dave Mouncey a partner with Smith & Williamson, who is a member of the firms sustainability group and Alan Bailey the head of Low Carbon South West.

The evening will focus on sustainability issues facing cities and provide an opportunity to discuss whether Bristol is keeping up with world trends.


This is the third in a series of evening events by The Future Economy Network in partnership with Smith & Williamson, investigating the most pressing issues and upcoming developments affecting low carbon/sustainability issues.

Please arrive at 6.00pm for a drinks reception (roof terrace open with weather permitting) before the 6.30pm start at Smith & Williamson’s stunning fourth floor venue with views over Bristol’s skyline.


Evening Agenda

18:00 Arrive to drinks reception
18:30 Dave Mouncey, Partner for S&W introduces speakers and evening
18:40 Initial statements from speakers
19:05 Panel Discussion and Debate
19:50 Open Q&A
20:10 Formal close, followed by Networking & Drinks

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