The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products

Thanks to Professor Julian Allwood, Cambridge University, Keynote speaker, 17th April from 13.30 with UCL

18th April 2013

An excellent event with 7 speakers, three of which were female, which made a nice change. All their slides are now available on the resources section. Please see above for Julian's excellent book and CD.


We were delighted to confirm Professor Julian Allwood was our keynote speaker on 17th April; Building Products in a Resource Efficient World; co-hosted with UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources at the Roberts Building,

13.30 Registration
14.00 Chair’s introduction:
Professor Paul Ekins, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources

14.10 Keynote: Professor Julian Allwood, Cambridge University
Garteh Brown,  WRAP
Jane Anderson, PE International
15.20 Panel discussion
15.30 Refreshments
John Dowling, British Constructional Steelwork Association
Sean Lockie, Faithful and Gould

16.30 Case Study 1: Jenny Burridge, Head of Structural Engineering; MPA The Concrete Centre

16.45 Case Study 2: Carol Costello, Cullinan Studios

17.00 Gary Newman, ASBP;
17.15 Panel Discussion
17.30 Close and drinks

Please downlaod the programme flyer from our resources section

Julian was featured on the BBC website on 29th February and there is a useful link to a report by the Royal Society where you can see Julian's work in detail.

or you can dowload his entertaining and very informative book for free at

This event will then be co-hosted around the UK by ASBP and regional partners, with 6 more dates. We will be in Bristol on 19th june.

Free to ASBP members and guests including UCL, with RICS, AECB, UKGBC and Sponge members at £80 plus vat and £100 otherwise. Bookings in advance please to