Building Equality: Are megaprojects creating a better world?
2:30 pm to 6:00 pm, 30 October 2019
We are building our physical world through the vehicle of megaprojects, but how do they shape our social world? This panel discussion explores the role of equality, diversity and inclusion in megaprojects through the lens of social justice and corporate responsibility.
This event is free.
G.1222 Gordon StreetLondonWC1H 0QBUnited Kingdom
We are building our physical world through megaprojects, but how do they shape our social world? Can they be a force for good? This event brings together a panel of experts across project delivery to discuss how megaprojects could better enable conditions of equality and inclusivity in society.
This session will invite panellists and attendees to share insights and ideas; to ask honest and challenging questions about how we deliver major projects; and to explore what role academic research can play in constructing equality across industry.
Registration is open to students, staff and industry professionals working in major project delivery. This will be an engaging afternoon discussion with a drinks reception afterwards.
2.30pm - Registration
3pm - Introduction
3.20pm - Panel introductions:
Dr Fiona Spencer
Director of Project Delivery Profession, Infrastructure and Projects Authority
Project Director, SCS Railways
Dr Sam Shah
Director of Digital Development, NHS X
4pm - Debate
5pm - Closing remarks
5.10pm - Networking reception
This event is championed by the Bartlett Vice-Dean of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and features as part of the research of Bartlett PhD student, Emily Miles.