CANCELLED: CIBSE South West, ICE, RIBA, RICS and RTPI: Bristol Mayoral Debate 2020 - People, Places, Climate
On 7 May 2020, Bristol holds its 3rd mayoral election. A collaborative partnership of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) are hosting a debate for candidates to outline and be quizzed on their aspirations, ideas, and plans around placemaking, infrastructure and the climate.
How will the new Mayor ensure a thriving, sustainable Bristol, and work collaboratively with West of England partners? How will be new homes be delivered in the numbers and quality required? How will city and sub-regional infrastructure reduce carbon emissions, congestion and stress? How will technology be embraced to support the city address the climate emergency? How will people and communities be engaged with the city to ensure a place for everyone to live, work and play?
Hosted by Elena Marco, Head of Department Architecture and the Built Environment at UWE Bristol, our Bristol Mayoral Debate brings together built environment professionals and future professionals to engage with and quiz the candidates.
Candidates confirmed for the debate are:
- Sandy Hore-Ruthven, Green Party, https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandy-hore-ruthven-b5b94030/
- Mary Page, Liberal Democrat https://www.linkedin.com/in/mary-page-4002973a/
- Marvin Rees, Labour, https://www.linkedin.com/in/marvinrees/
- Samuel Williams, Conservative, https://www.linkedin.com/in/spswilliams/
The list above is the full list of candidates as on 10 February 2020. Further candidates will be invited as they declare.
17.00 Arrival and registration
18.00 Mayoral Debate
19.30 Debate Closes - Bar Opens
Tickets are priced at £10 and are refundable up to 7 days prior to event.