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BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards

CIRIA's 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge awards ceremony will showcase and celebrate the best examples of biodiversity enhancements in construction and the wider built environment.

Tickets for this event are no longer available for sale.
To be added to the waiting list please contact CIRIA events team on 020 7549 3300.

CIRIA's BIG Biodiversity Challenge is an initiative which aims to raise awareness of the need for biodiversity to become a key component within the construction and development industry, ensuring that it becomes an integrated part of planning and projects.
The challenge continues to be recognised as the number one industry initiative for delivering biodiversity within construction and the built environment. Since its launch in 2013, the Challenge has grown considerably and attracts organisations from a wide range of stakeholder groups.

The awards ceremony will showcase the best examples of biodiversity enhancements across construction and the wider built environment. The event will include guest speakers and the presentations of the awards including the BIG Biodiversity Champion and the overall BIG Biodiversity Challenge winner for 2017.

Why attend?
This event will:
  • Showcase leading practice from the BIG Biodiversity Challenge Award shortlist and winners
  • Raise awareness of the importance of protecting and enhancing biodiversity in construction
  • Provide an opportunity to highlight your organisation's commitment to protecting and enhancing biodiversity
  • Provide an opportunity to network with regulators, clients, contractors and advisors from across the industry
  • Learn from two leading industry experts.
17.30       Registration and refreshments
18:30 Opening address
Dirk Vennix, CEO, CIRIA
18.35       Keynote presentations
 - Keith Clarke CBE, Chair of Future Cities Catapult, Non-Executive Chair
                   of Forum for the Future and visiting professor at Aston University
- Stephanie Hilborne OBE, Chief Executive of The Wildlife Trusts

17.05        Award Presentations
                Caroline Hill, Head of Sustainability, Landsec (Chair)
20.10       Networking reception
21:30 Close

Who should attend?
Architects, clients, consultants, contractors, developers, house builders, local authorities, regulators, ecologists, landscape architects. 





14 September 2017
18:00 - 21:30 (Registration from 17.30)

Blue Fin Venue (11th Floor), Blue Fin Building
110 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SU

£50+Vat for all attendees
Please note: there are only a limited number of tickets available to book.

If you are having problems registering for this event online please contact Patrick Williams on 020 7549 3300.
Blue Fin, 11th Floor Blue Fin Building 110 Southwark Street LONDON SE1 0SU

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