19 November 2019

RICS, Great George Street, London

Susan Anderton
Kathy Bagster
Philippa Bancroft
Emma Greenland
Victoria Hill
Claire Jackson
Emily King
Sarah Martin
Laura O'Leary
Rebecca Lee
Dr Riette Oosthuizen
Carol Costello
Beth Revell
Clodagh Ryan
Hilary Satchwell

We took sixteen people from different design and construction backgrounds and asked them to choose a subject to present and share their views on, be it specific to their line of work, or something which is of particular personal interest. There were no restrictions on what could be discussed.  The sixteen come from central and regional government, a health trust, contractors as well as design, engineering and project management roles.


The culmination is eight thought provoking seminar sessions from across the Education, Healthcare and Residential sectors within which our organisation operates, covering issues such as acoustics, well-being, social value, climate change and designing spaces that meet the needs for all in society.

More information on our speakers and their topics can be found below.

“I have been attending ACN conference since its inception.

The ACN has provided some great networking opportunities, resulting in new professional relationships and commissions.

But it has also been a great forum for discussing current challenges and opportunities facing designers and constructors of across all three sectors.”

Sarah Curl, Director, Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture










Venue: RICS Building, 12 Great George Street, London SW1P 3AD


Assembling Land - first lets start with the people.

Designing Places to meet the needs of all groups in society.


Philippa Bancroft - GLA


Sarah Martin - MELA Social Enterprises



Social value, designing places & why this should matter in the planning system.

Digital Cartography.


Delivering successful education projects as part of a mixed-use development.

Empathy in school design; understanding the roles round the table.


Loneliness & what we as designers can do to shape places & spaces

The impact of accommodation environments on student mental health.


Acoustics for inclusion in mainstream schools.

Building Services in modular construction


Can we rely on what is written in tender submission?

Contracting in difficult times


Behind the façade: How good places get built and what went right to get there.



Breaking the ice - succeeding in networking.



Tickets are now available for this year's conference, with a discount for ECN, RCN and HCN members.

All prices are exclusive of VAT. Graduates can attend for half price of the appropriate listed ticket.

Cancellations can only be made up to 14 days prior to the event. After that date (5 November 2019), no refunds can be given for ticket cancellation. Full terms & conditions can be found here.







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