SPACES Study Day 2019
Thursday 20th June 2019, De Montfort University, Leicester – Workshops from DfE!
Don’t forget to book your tickets https://thespaces.org.uk/event/study-day-2019/ . Prices start from £75 exc VAT.
This year’s Study Day will be held on Thursday 20th June at De Montfort University, Leicester on the theme of Education.
We have two speakers for the day:
- Our Keynote will be David Laws
Executive Chairman of the Education Policy Institute and former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Schools Minister, and Cabinet Office Minister.
- Twice on the main stage we will have Professor Stephen Heppell CEO heppell.net Limited and Felipe Segovia Chair in Learning Innovation at Universidad Camilo José Cela, Madrid. He is described by MacMillan Education as a “renowned expert in education, media, technology and learning environments and by Microsoft as “Europe’s leading online education expert”.
The Study Day is very much a ‘nuts-and-bolts, hands-on’ event with the emphasis on real experiences and lessons learned, so the day is interspersed with workshops and case studies on the following topics with more to follow:
- Climate Change Adaptation, Hershil Patel , Head of Energy, DfE and Richard Daniels, Environmental Engineer, DfE
- Climate-Based Daylight Modelling: Blue-Skies Research to Real-World Application, John Mardaljevic https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-mardaljevic-42bb069/ , Professor of Building Daylight Modelling, School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering, Loughborough University
- Development of user friendly BMS Interface for Primary Schools. Winner of the Innovation Award at the SPACES Awards 2018, Steve Rufus https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-rufus-1259714b/ , Service Manager for Engineering Services, Dorset Council
- Fire and CIBSE Guide E, Atkins
- ‘Innovative Learning Spaces & Teacher Change (ILETC)’ Research from AUS & NZ + Pencoed School, Wales, Shane Cryer https://www.linkedin.com/in/shane-cryer-75249523/ , Concept Developer – Education, Saint-Gobain Ecophon
- Learning from schools – knowledge share, Ann Bodkin https://www.linkedin.com/in/ann-bodkin-81447716/ , Head of Design Intelligence DfE
- Special Educational Needs Design, Mark Pratt https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-pratt-61028314/ , Strategic SEN Design Advisor DfE
- Update on output specification, Jennifer Coldrick https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-coldrick-24b83724/ , Architect/Design Advisor DfE
- Wellbeing in Education Environments, Velux
- Working with Local Authorities in the development of School
Programmes, Pick Everard
(SPACES holds no responsibility for changes to the workshop programme).
The draft programme for the day can be found here .
In the afternoon of Wednesday 19th June there will be visits to local buildings.
1:45pm visit to George Davies Building , University of Leicester. Designed to minimise environmental impact while providing a pleasant space in which to teach, learn and work, the George Davies Centre is the largest non-residential building in the UK to meet the exacting ‘Passivhaus’ standard.
In the evening there will be informal dinner and drinks at Wygstons House where there will be an opportunity to network with those staying the night before. The evening is being sponsored by Concertus .
You can find information on Travel and Accommodation here .
There are still opportunities to exhibit so if your company is interested please see the Sponsorship letter here .
You can book your tickets here . We are expecting a high demand, as the topic of education has proved very popular in the past. Please book/reserve your tickets on the website (and so to avoid disappointment book now).
Study Day (20th June 2019 @8.30am to 4.30pm)
- Central or Local Government (ie with a ‘.gov.uk suffix’ email address) – £75 (exc VAT)
- Members (paid) – £100 (exc VAT)
- Non-members – £150 (exc VAT)
- Retired – £50 (exc VAT)
Building visit (19th June 2019 @2.00pm) foc
Dinner and Networking Event (19th June 2019 @7.30pm)
- Central or Local Government (ie with a ‘.gov.uk suffix’ email
- Members (paid) – £30 (exc VAT)
- Non-members – £35 (exc VAT)