Workshop on UK-China Opportunities for Brownfields (Member Only), London, 22 January 2018

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14:00 - 14:15 Introduction

  • Low input management of marginal land for a wide variety of purposes can have high output (“LI/HO” management), e.g. for: renewables, amenity and leisure, conservation and public health, often several from one project. It is complementary to the built use of land and facilitates the development of a sustainable and liveable urban environment (in line with the concept of ecological cities in China)
  • The aims of this workshop are to cement existing relationships and establish new ones between UK and Chinese partners and identify specific collaboration linkages
  • The workshop will begin with a series of inspirational case studies, then move setting a short China-UK brownfields agenda briefing document

14:15 - 14:50 Case Studies

  • The Eden Project in the UK and China, restoration, nature, conservation corridors and major commercial success (David Harland, CEO of Eden International)
  • UK/China Prosperity Fund outcomes ( Frederic Coulon, Professor of Environmental Chemistry & Microbiology, Cranfield University)
  • The need for governance: SURF and risk based land management in China and the UK (Cathy Hu, Professor HU Qing, Director of Engineering Innovation Center, Southern University of Science and Technology; Professor Paul Bardos,  University of Brighton / r3 environmental technology Ltd)

14:50 - 15:20 Coffee break and networking

15:20 - 15:50 “World Café” - Breakout Desks

  1. Scale of shared markets in China and the UK and market demands / opportunities
  2. Synergies
  3. Priorities and actions

16:35 - 17:00 Closing Plenary


The event will be held at:

China-Britain Business Council

3rd Floor, Portland House,

Bressenden Place,






January 22nd, 2018 2:00 PM   to   5:00 AM
Event Fee(s)
Member £ 0.00 (includes Sales Tax of £ 0.00)

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