Sustainable Innovation 07
Global Building and Construction: Systems, Technologies, Products and Services

Towards Sustainable
Product Design 12
12th International Conference
29th - 30th October 2007
Farnham Castle International Breifing and
Conference Centre, Farnham, Surrey, UK



Organised by:
The Centre for Sustainable Design

Supported by:
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Constructing Excellence in the Built Environment
O2 Global Network
The Association of Building Engineers

Day 1

Chair: Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design

9.00 Registration

9.30 Welcome and introduction
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design

9.40 Sustainable Innovation - Global Dimensions
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design

10.00 Keynote: Total Serial Innovation
Peter Head, Head of Sustainability, Arup

10.40 Keynote: Integrated Sustainable Innovation
Alan Shingler, Head of Sustainability, Shepperd Robson

11.20 Coffee and networking

11.50 Sustainable Innovation; New Financial Insights
Antonio Barbosa, Vice President (Sustainable Construction), ABN AMRO

12.25 Sustainable Innovation: New Perspectives
James Sweet, Director - European Operations, Weyerhaeuser

1.00 Lunch

2.00 Sustainable Building: Global Developments
Guido Sonnemann, Manager, Sustainable Consumption & Production Unit, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

2.40 Accelerating Sustainable Innovation
Jonathan Smales, CEO, BeyondGreen

3.20 Coffee and networking

3.40 Driving Sustainable Innovation
Miriam Turner, Innovation Projects Manager, InterfaceFLOR

4.20 Case study: ZED Products
Bill Dunster, Director, ZEDfactory Ltd

5.00 Consumer-driven Sustainable Innovation
Peter White, Director, P&G Global Sustainability

5.40 Summary
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design

6.00 Drinks

6.30 Sinai Soul Safari
Gary Waterworth Owen, CEO, ResponseAbility Alliance (aka 'Abu Samhan')

7.00 Drinks with optional Farnham Castle audio tour

8.00 Conference dinner

Day 2

Chair: Russell Foster, CEO, Institute of Environment Management & Assessment (IEMA)

8.30 Registration

9.00 Introduction
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design

9.05 Keynote: Driving Innovation in Low Carbon Technologies
Mark Shorrock, CEO, Low Carbon Accelerator

9.45 Refereed papers ['Top 30' papers]

12.45 Report-back and discussion

1.15 Lunch

2.15 Driving Change
Andy Middleton, Managing Director, TYF Smart Futures

2.40 Sustainable innovation: challenges and opportunities
Sue Innes, Director of Sustainability, Constructing Excellence

3.05 Woking: A Case Study in Low Carbon Innovation
Ray Morgan, CEO, Woking Borough Council

3.30 Coffee and networking

3.45 Panel Discussion: Low Carbon Solutions - Opportunities for Innovators, Designers and Entrepreneurs
Chair: John Paul Kusz, Director, Center Sustainable Enterprise, Stuart School of Business, IIT

Ben Humphries, Architect, Architype
Henry Leveson-Gower, Economics Policy Manager, Environment Agency

Professor Robin Roy, The Open University, UK
Lawrence Bloom, Consultant
Neil Tierney, Director, Lightweight Medical
John Thorp, Chief Executive, Energy Efficiency Services Company (EESCo), Thameswey Ltd

4.50 Conference Summary
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design

5.00 Close

Supported by:

o2 Global Network
Constructing Excellence


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