SURE - Sustainable Urban Renewal Expo 30/9/2002

SURE - the Sustainable Urban Renewal Expo, was staged at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, UK from 10-12 September 2002, supported by various organisations including the MEBC. SURE was the first combined exhibition and conference to be staged in the UK with a focus on business opportunity arising from the delivery of sustainable development values in urban regeneration programmes. Full reports of the conference are available - see Project Reports.

Full SURE Report.

Guest speakers and panelists were as follows. Those marked with * have Powerpoint shows available on request to MEBC.

* Richard Baines, Black Country Housing & The Eco Pod
Tom Bloxham, Urban Splash
Peter Braithwaite, Arup
Deborah Brownhill, Building Research Establishment
* Miles Carden, South West RDA (St Austell Regeneration)
Hilary Chilton, Advantage West Midlands
Julian Clarke, FPDSavills
John Colvin, Environment Agency
Councillor Andrew Coulson, City of Birmingham
Michael Coupe, English Heritage
Roger Dowthwaite, Black Country Chamber & Business Link
John Edwards, Advantage West Midlands
Suzy Edwards, Building Research Establishment
Charlie Garratt, People for Action
* Trevor Graham, Augustenborg (Sweden)
Prof Rod Griffiths, West Midlands Health Authority
Sir John Harman, Environment Agency
Chris Hines, Eden Project
Simon Hughes, Environment Agency
Steve Jackson, Princes Foundation
Chris Kirby, Marley
Andy McNab, Royal Town Planning Institute
Walter Menzies, Sustainable Development Commission
* John Miles, Arup
Colin Molton, South West Regional Development Agency
Paul Murrain, Princes Foundation
Tom Nash, Cherokee International (USA)
Rob Pearson, English Partnerships
* Paul Pickett, Second Nature UK
Ben Proctor, Shell Better Britain Campaign
* Penny Randell, Second Nature UK
* Billy Reid, Ballymena (Northern Ireland)
Arno Ruigrok, Multi Development Corporation (Holland)
Peter Runacres, Rethinking Construction
Andrew Russell-Wilks, Calthorpe Estates
Peter Shirley, Wildlife Trusts
Bill Stevenson, Bellway Urban Partnerships
Lynne Sullivan, Broadway Malyan
* Sandy Taylor, City of Birmingham
Elanor Warwick, Peabody Trust