Creating inclusive cities: why new work is key to change

Work and workplace will be a pivotal theme in London's upcoming Healthy City Design International Congress 2022. Take up our special two-for-one offer to attend

Nobody doubts that cities around the world have pulled back from the brink in the aftermath of the global pandemic and are now on the road to renewal, reimagining and redesign.

There have been many lessons for urban planners, architects, policymakers, public health professionals and businesses to absorb from dealing with the coronavirus crisis – none more so than the need to make our cities more inclusive in terms of design and health.

The next frontier

Inclusivity will be the key theme of the 2022 Healthy City Design International Congress, which takes place on 10-11 October 2022 at the Royal College of Physicians in London, and online.

Entitled ‘The Next Frontier: Diversity, inclusivity and opportunity for all’, the Congress will ask: how can designing for inclusion, diversity and social equity support healthier lives and a thriving urban realm?

In recognition that new work models will be an important factor in making our cities healthier and more inclusive places, WORKTECH Academy is once again partnering with Congress organisers Salus Global and the Royal College of Art to present new ideas, practice and research on the future of work in cities.

Academy director Jeremy Myerson is the academic chair and co-founder of the Health City Design International Congress.

Alongside sessions on sustainable development, urban design and placemaking, mobility and transport, and smart cities, a special work and workplace stream will feature contributions from Stantec, NBJJ, Perkins & Will, WORKTECH and Age of Light Innovations.

And we are offering WORKTECH Academy members and subscribers a special two-for-one offer to take part in the Congress – at the Worktech Event Partner early bird rate.

There are three options: two delegates for the price of one attending two days (10-11 October 2022) at a price of £395; two delegates for the price of one attending one day each at a price of £225; and one delegate attending two days for the price of one day at a price of £225. (All prices exclusive of VAT).

Please contact Marc Sansom or Krishna Mistry of Salus Global at [email protected] to apply for these special WORKTECH Academy rates.

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