Events in 2009

10th December 2009
Street Corner Conviviality? Population Change, Neighbourhood Diversity and Social Network Formation
Dr Richard Gale
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Spatial Analysis Research Group event

8th December 2009
European cohesion policy: is 2013 the end of the line for Wales?
Graham Meadows
, Honorary Professor, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Innovation & Engagement Unit Seminar

8th December 2009
The food crisis: systemic risks, regime change, and system transformation
Dr Peter Feindt
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Environment Research Group event

7th December 2009
Exiting the crises: regional development priorities for the post recession economy
Seminar supported by Regional Studies Association, Cardiff University, BRASS, University of Glamorgan and University of Wales Institute Cardiff, and hosted by the Regional Studies Association (RSA) Welsh International Section

1st December 2009
Food, power and the human future
Geoff Tansey
, Member and Trustee, Food Ethics Council
An Innovation & Engagement Unit Public Lecture

1st December 2009
Developing a system of tourism statistics for the UK
Sean White
, Office of National Statistics
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group event

1st December 2009
A green pathway out of the recession for Wales
Speakers included Ieuan Wyn Jones, Minister for the Economy and Transport, Professor Kevin Morgan, Cardiff University, Peter Davies, Sustainable Development Commissioner for Wales
Debate hosted by Institute of Welsh Affairs & Regeneration Institute, Cardiff University

24th November 2009
From hidden hand to animal spirits: how housing markets really work
Professor Susan Smith
, Cambridge University
An Innovation & Engagement Unit Public Lecture

24th November 2009
Food safety governance and policy: flexibility and fragility
Dr Andrew Flynn
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Environment Research Group event

17th November 2009
Decomposing entropy index of racial diversity: in search of two types of variance
Yiming Wang
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Spatial Analysis Research Group event

10th November 2009
Spatial planning after devolution
Professor Graham Haughton
, University of Hull
An Innovation & Engagement Unit Seminar

3rd November 2009
The failures of the heritage protection system in Wales – a case study
Elaine Davey
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography and the Victorian Society
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group event

30th October 2009
New mutualism a decade on: a Welsh response
Speakers included Andrew Davies, Minister for Finance, Welsh Assembly Government, Professor Stephen Yeo, Chair of the Co-operative Heritage Trust, Duncan Forbes, CEO Bron Afon Mutual Housing Association
Debate supported by Chartered Institute of Housing, Principality Building Society, Welsh Water and the Wales Co-operative Centre, and hosted by Institute of Welsh Affairs & Regeneration Institute, Cardiff University

20th October 2009
To vote or not to vote?  The importance of micro-geography on voter turnout to different types of UK elections
Dr Scott Orford
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Innovation & Engagement Unit Seminar

13th October 2009
Should a tenancy be for life
Debate hosted by Welsh Housing Quarterly and sponsored by Community Housing Cymru

6th October 2009
A Tale of Two (or More) Cities
Simon Coop
, NLP, Cardiff
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group event

4 June 2009
Objects and Places: The work of the architect Eduard Bru
Enric Llorach

An event organised by the MA Urban Design teaching team

29 May 2009
Liverpool: Design policy and Development Renaissance 1990-2009
Mike Biddulph
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group event

7 May 2009
Planning Big Infrastructure – A Comparison of UK and Other European Approaches
Dr Tim Marshall
, Oxford Brookes University
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group event

15-17 April 2009
Housing and Government: A Decade of Difference?

HSA Annual Conference 2009, hosted by Cardiff School of Planning and Geography

26 March 2009
In My Backyard! An Alternative Model of Solid Waste Management

Dr Angelique Chettiparamb Rajan,
 Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group event

24 March 2009
Sam Romaya Memorial Lecture on Urban Design
Space Place Life
John Thompson
, Principal, John Thompson and Partners (Architects and Urbanists) and Chairman of the Academy of Urbanism
A Policy and Practice Unit Annual Lecture

10 March 2009
Climate Change, Community Centred Risk Management and Governance
Dr Alan Netherwood
, Honorary Research Fellow, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Policy and Practice Unit Seminar

4 March 2009
The Recession – Predictions and Perspectives (for research and practice)

Speakers included Richard Cowell, Neil Harris, John Lovering and Paul Milbourne

A CPLAN Colloquium

4 March 2009
Youth Inclusion and Community Safety
Gordon Hughes
, Cardiff School of Social Sciences
A Regeneration Institute Lunch-Time Discussion

18 February 2009
Learning From The Future: Towards Sustainable Built Environments
Professor Yvonne Rydin
, University College London
A Policy and Practice Unit Public Lecture

17 February 2009
What can Research and Development do for Sustainability
Nicole Dewandre
, Head of the Sustainable Development Unit in the EC Directorate General for Research
A Regeneration Institute Public Lecture

10 February 2009
Green Innovation: Is Wales Leading the Way in ‘Green’ Regional Innovation Systems?
Carla De Laurentis
, Centre for Advanced Studies, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Regeneration Institute Lunch-Time Discussion

28 January 2009
A Colloquium in Honour of Peter Fairbrother: The Return of the State – Green, Welfare or Neo-liberal Crutch?

Speakers included Peter Feindt, John Lovering and Susan Baker

20 January 2009
Housing Association Board Members: To Pay or Not to Pay?

Debate hosted by Welsh Housing Quarterly