‘Reviving Places by Reusing Industrial Heritage’ is the title of a major two-day conference being held at the Manchester Museum of Science & Industry on 1-2 December.
An event run as part of the European Industrial and Technical Heritage (EITH) Year it is co-sponsored by Heritage Lottery Fund, Historic England and The Prince’s Regeneration Trust.
Sir Howard Bernstein – Chief Executive, Manchester City Council
The chief executives of HLF, Historic England and Prince’s Regeneration Trust
Rohan Silva – Former special adviser to David Cameron and architect of the Tech City initiat
Jonathan Robinson – Journalist at The Guardian and former global director of Impact Hub
Tom Walker – Director of Cities & Local Growth Unit, DCLG
Michael Schwarze-Rodrian – Director of Networks, Ruhr region, Germany
Tom Bloxham, MBE – Chairman and Co-Founder Urban Splash developers
Rowan Moore – Architecture Critic, The Observer
The conference will appeal to anyone interested in heritage, regeneration, placemaking, cities, new uses for old buildings, sustainability and industrial history – more details available at:http://ih2015.org.uk/programme/