Annual Conference 2024: Data-Driven Design REGISTER NOW

Date & Time:Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June 2024


Data-driven design

Date(s): Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June 2024

Venue: University of Glasgow


This year’s conference, to be held at the University of Glasgow on the 4th and 5th of June, will consider, within the overarching theme of Data-Driven Design, how AI, data and technology are influencing and changing sustainable university design, in particular looking at how the University is responding to these challenges.
The conference will be based in the historic 19th century Bute Hall at the University of Glasgow, and move into the 21st century with building tours of four of the university’s most recent buildings on the new Western Infirmary Campus, part of a major £1 billion capital investment strategy, one of the largest of any UK university.
Speakers include Professor Alexandra den Heijer, Professor of Public Real Estate at TU Delft, Professor Paul Chapman, Director of Emerging Technology at the Glasgow School of Art, Jane McNeil, Pro Vice-Chancellor Education at Nottingham Trent University, Gautam Sundaram, Principal, Urban Design of Perkins & Will, Boston, Adam Scott, Executive Creative Director and Founder of FreeState, Maria-Chiara Piccinelli, Associate-Director, Chipperfield Architects, Philip Watson, Chair, Head of Design, HLM Architects, Frank Coton, Senior Vice Principal, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Glasgow, Nicola Cameron, Director of Property Joint Ventures, University of Glasgow, Professor Fiona Bradley, Head of Structural Engineering Design, University of Glasgow, Stephen Beggs, Director, Curtins, and Rebecca Mortimore, Director, Ramboll and Phil Bernstein, Associate Dean and Professor Adjunct – Yale School of Architecture.
The conference will include networking drinks in the Cloisters and dinner in the Bute Hall, at which there will be a talk by Phil Bernstein, architect, technologist, Associate Dean and Professor Adjunt at the Yale School of Architecture, and author of the book ‘Machine Learning – Architecture in the Age of Artificial Intelligence’.
New technology is changing the way that buildings will be designed in the future – join the discussion and debate at our conference.

Ticket prices:

£295: Discounted Forum Member / Discounted non-member HEI*

£370: Full price non-member

*maximum 2 discounted tickets per member organisation/non-member HEI. Additional tickets can be purchased at the non-discounted rate.

Ticket price includes full attendance, drinks reception and networking dinner on 4th June.  Excludes travel and accommodation.


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