UK Property Forums’ partner DevComms is hosting a digital roundtable on March 10 to explore the topic of a feminist approach to placemaking, a subject that needs to benefit from greater coverage within the industry.

The roundtable will be chaired by Pavitar K Mann, director of DevComms London, and deputy leader of Slough Borough Council.

Panel guests include Andrew Taylor, group planning and communities director at Vistry Group, Hannah Smart, director at Edge Urban Design, Imogen Clark, co-founder and trustee at Make Space for Girls and Katharine Woods, associate at DP9.

Together, the panel will explore what feminist town planning really means for our urban environments and how the industry could evolve to take a more equitable approach to placemaking.

A Q&A session will follow the main discussion.

Pavitar Mann, director at DevComms and deputy leader of Slough Borough Council said: “We are only scratching the surface on this important subject but are delighted to be hosting this roundtable during the week that International Women’s Day falls. We have a great panel of industry-leading experts and we thank them for agreeing to talk to us.

“Our interest was sparked by Glasgow becoming the first UK city to pass a feminist town planning motion, following in the footsteps of European cities Vienna and Barcelona. This is a relatively new approach within the UK industry but would deliver immeasurable potential to improve the experiences of our cities for the majority of users.”

The roundtable will be held on Friday, March 10 from 10.00 am to 11.00 am.

You can book your place here.

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