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World Built Environment Forum Week 2023

Sustainable placemaking in a resilient, net zero world. Are we nearing a tipping point?

16 January 2023

APAC sessions from 12:00 – 16:00 CST / MEA sessions 09:00 – 16:00 GST / Europe sessions 09:00 – 17:00 CET / UK 08:00 – 18:00 GMT / Americas sessions 09:00 – 13:00 EST

Free for members/non-members

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Over the next 30 years, urban and rural green spaces will come under increasing pressure, as the world’s urban population grows to more than six and a half billion. Striking the balance between dense, low-impact urban development and liveable, green, and human-friendly city environments has never been more pressing.

With record-breaking temperatures and rainfall across the planet, sustainability and climate resilience have never been more prominent in the minds of businesses, policymakers and society.

World Built Environment Forum Week celebrates the latest and best thinking from across the built and natural environment. The weeklong schedule showcases the latest innovations, practices, and case studies for delivering sustainable and equitable places and spaces. It brings together a global network of senior professionals, industry thought leaders and policy makers.

WBEF Week will include combination of live and interactive sessions, panels, meetings and forums. It will be live streamed, and the schedule tailored to different regional audiences around the world. The main programme will be recorded and available on demand, so wherever you are, you won’t miss out on any content.

Learning Outcomes

WBEF Week will explore:

  • The effect of the economic downturn and pandemic recovery on land, construction, infrastructure and real estate financing and investment
  • Key trends in carbon accounting, measurement, and management
  • Strategies to improve collaboration and knowledge sharing across the built and natural environments
  • Key trends in the creation of high-quality places where people want to live, work, play, and learn
  • The opportunities for digitalisation and robotics to improve outcomes for efficiency, sustainability, transparency, and accountability
  • The strategies and solutions our sector can engage to remake, revive and regenerate our urban spaces and places to become net zero, more sustainable and resilient
  • The essential role of professionals armed with the expertise to oversee and safeguard the sector’s transformation.

Benefits from attending

Participants can:

  • Hear from the world’s most renowned and respected organisations
  • Access leading analysis of the key global events and industry developments from 2022
  • Discover and discuss forecasted industry trends and priorities for 2023 and beyond.

“A great insight into the high-level thinking that is looking to get the issues addressed regarding new and existing building stock to help in reducing the footprint generated by humans.”

“It is one of the best international professional organisations for the built environment and worth to join their communities.”

“It will inspire you about how to be green and manage the facilities in a sustainable manner and good for you.”