*BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT*
China Pow Wow - Sustainable Building
We're delighted that our September Pow Wow will be a joint event with Low Carbon South West hosted by Desklodge who run The Future Economy Centre and sponsored by Hewlett Rand. Join us in their newly furbished conference room facility and collect your free Newdesk hot desking pass.
This networking event will be themed around Sustainable Building and we will be joined by guest speakers who will share insight into Pearl River Delta regional development and perspectives from Low Carbon South West.
5.30pm Optional: Tour of The Future Economy Centre
6.00pm Networking, drinks and canapes
7.00pm Sustainable Building - South West England & China
7.30pm Networking continues
These networking events are very popular so we advise booking your place early. They provide a great opportunity to discover more about exporting to both the HK & China market, to share experiences with exporters over drinks and nibbles with fellow China enthusiasts.
This event is free to Members of the China Bureau and Low Carbon South West. Each member is entitled to bring one free guest.
About our Speakers
Barry Wilson, Barry Wilson Project Initiatives, Hong Kong
Barry Wilson is an internationally qualified design and construction consultant with local expertise working on various projects in Hong Kong and China over the last 17 years. He is a Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design, the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects, is a Hong Kong Registered Landscape Architect and a Chartered Member of the UK Landscape Institute. He currently undertakes part-time roles as Assistant Professor the University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Architecture. Barry sits on both the Council and Public Affairs Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design and is Chairman of the Shenzhen branch of the British Chamber of Commerce Guangdong.
Rob Delius, Stride Treglown, Bristol
Rob Delius is Head of Sustainability for Stride Treglown, the largest architectural practice in the South West. Rob specialises in Housing and Masterplanning and has produced a number of award-winning schemes in the South West. He also produced the winning entry for a RIBA housing design competition called: Tomorrow's Garden City: A Sustainable Approach to Living. Last year he worked on a Masterplan for a central district of Tianjin Ecocity in China and also won an RIBA Imagine Bath competition with his ‘Waters of Bath’ idea, which proposed a network of water features across the city. This year he launched a publication called 52 Big Ideas for Bristol and some of these initiatives are now being implemented. Rob set up and is currently overseeing Stride Treglown’s commitment to ‘One Planet Living’ and GO Green Bristol and coordinated the company’s involvement in Bristol European Green Capital 2015.
Christmas Pow Wow - Food & Beverage, Thursday 1st December 2016
Join us for our pre-Christmas warm up. This networking event will be themed around local Food and Beverage exporters to China who will share their stories and insights. Book here