IHBC’s 2024 Virtual School MarketPlace:LEARN & #IHBCReading2024 launch: 12 June, 17:00-18:30 – HES, Robyn Pendyr, Morwenna Slade, THA, sheep wool, shecanengineer.com (on fire) & much more!

The IHBC’s learning-led MarketPlace:LEARN (Wed 12 June; 17:00-18:30) complements our 2024 Reading School’s member and sector support, with free online access to all, and is included in all and reading2024.ihbc.org.uk delegate options.




The learning-led Reading School’s MarketPlace:LEARN (17:00 -18:30) takes place on 12 June across three 30-min sessions.  It captures the diversity and extends the reach of an IHBC School exhibition floor through virtual engagement while opening free access to all interested.  Access to MarketPlace:LEARN is included in all delegate options…

PROGRAMME (Subject to change)

17:00: David McDonald, Chair, IHBC.  Welcome, Launch of the 2024 Virtual School #IHBCReading2024, and MarketPlace:LEARN

Protocols: Please be courteous and keep camera and mikes off unless needed; use the 3 buttons at bottom of the screen to see room options; use buttons to move between rooms; you can rejoin the sessions any time during the 90 mins.

1. Morwenna Slade , Director for Climate Change, Ingleton Wood, The Practical Realities of Climate Change: adaptation and resilience
2. Dr Cristina Gonzalez-Longo, Strathclyde University, MSc in Architectural Design for the Conservation of Built Heritage, Architectural Conservation Methodology: from research to design
3. Lydia Gibson, The Heritage Alliance, The Cost of Living Report: origin, finances, findings, solutions
4. Diana Spencer, Church of England, Church Care, Cathedrals and Church Buildings, Sharing Spaces: Working with Bats in Historic Buildings

5. Craig Stanford, Historic Environment Scotland, HES’s Places of Worship Project: A Strategic Approach to Historic Church Closures
6. Ataa Alsalloum, Liverpool School of Architecture, Sustainable Heritage Management Programme: what the Liverpool course offers
7. Robyn Pender, Weathergauge, Taming the Elephant in the Room: why exactly are we using so much energy?
8. Aisling Pierce, Sheep Wool Ireland, Sheep Wool Insulation: the healthy choice

18:05 – 18:30
9. Philippa Soodeen and Catharine Bull, SPAB, SPAB Scholarships and Fellowship: Travelling, Conservation, Learning (tbc)
10. Richard Williams, Velux, Annual School Reception Sponsor, The New Heritage Window
11. Ian Harvey (or colleague), Civic Voice, Blue Plaques: Research & Findings from Historic England and Civic Voice (tbc)
12. Frances Radford, SheCanEngineer, Investing in fire safety: how a holistic fire strategy can help protect your building

David McDonald, IHBC Chair: Closing remarks, thanks and reminder on the #IHBCReading2024 Virtual Day School (with recordings), max. only £35+VAT (for non-members)

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