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SUE-MoT Conference 2007 - International Conference on Whole Life Urban Sustainability and Its Assessment - 27-29 June 2007 - Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland

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Keynote speakers

Prof. Raymond Cole, Canada

Ray Cole is a Professor and Director of the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of British Columbia. He has been teaching environmental issues in building design in the Architecture program for the past thirty years. He is the Academic Director of the Design Centre for Sustainability. He was co-founder of the Green Building Challenge, an international collaborative effort to benchmark progress in green building performance and environmental assessment.

He is currently a Director member of the Canadian Green Building Council, and a Director member of the Canada Solar Buildings Research Network.

Dr Bob Frame, New Zealand

Bob Frame’s areas of expertise include sustainable development, corporate social responsibility and institutional development.

He became the Senior Consultant of the International Business Group at Landcare Research in 2000. He is now the programme leader for research and consultancy to local government and private sector in the areas of strategic management and corporate social responsibility. This programme is developing new assessment methods and determining supporting factors for local government, business and Maori organisations, including the development of a Sustainable Assessment Method (SAM).

Prof. Jan Rotmans, Holland

In September 2004 Jan Rotmans established the new research institute DRIFT: Dutch Research Institute For Transitions and received a position as full professor in transitions and transition management at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

He is an expert in the field of integrated modelling, scenario analysis, indicator development and uncertainty analysis. He created the IMAGE and TARGETS Integrated Assessment Models. He is scientific director of the Dutch Network on System Innovations: Transitions to a Sustainable Society (KSI). He also leads the European MATISSE project that deals with the development of new tools and methods for assessing sustainability in Europe.

Paul Everall CBE, UK

Paul Everall has been Chief Executive of LABC since 1 June 2005. This is the professional body which represents local authorities building control officers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Following graduation from Cambridge University in 1966, his career until February 2005 was entirely in the civil service. Since 1981 he has led Divisions responsible for planning control over mineral working, new towns, housing renewal policy, and, since 1991, buildings and building regulations. In this latter post he has been responsible for many changes to these regulations, including new requirements for energy efficiency, sound insulation, electrical wiring, disabled access and fire safety.

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