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Greener, Fairer, Stronger- Cardiff’s Post-Pandemic Recovery and Renewal – Launch Event, Thursday 3rd June

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Cardiff’s Post-Pandemic Recovery and Renewal – Launch Event

Thursday 3rd June

9.30am – 11.00am

As part of Cardiff’s post-pandemic, recovery and renewal, Cardiff Council, in partnership with Cardiff University, is holding a series of online events which will bring leading thinkers and experts together to discuss Cardiff’s post-Covid recovery plan.

Cllr Huw Thomas, Leader of Cardiff Council, and Dr Tim Williams, Strategic Advisor to Arup Australasia and Cities Lead, Grimshaw Architects join Professor Gill Bristow, Head of School of Geography and Planning at Cardiff University, on Thursday, 3rd June, 9.30 – 11.00am, in what promises to be a lively discussion on Cardiff’s post-pandemic recovery and renewal strategy.

Dr Tim Williams is recognised as a world expert on cities. Currently Head of Cities advocacy for international architects Grimshaw, Dr Williams was between 2017 and early 2020 Head of Cities in Australasia for global firm Arup. From 2011 to 2017 he was CEO of the Committee for Sydney, and in that role was consulted by governments in Australia, the UK, the US, and by London Mayors on urban policy and housing. Dr Williams was from 2005 to 2010 a special advisor to five, consecutive, UK planning ministers where he helped develop the initiative which became the City Deals.

During this webinar Dr Williams will give his views on what COVID-19 has meant for cities around the world, and will discuss what successful cities are doing in response to the pandemic.

Gill Bristow is Professor of Economic Geography and Head of the School of Geography and Planning at Cardiff University. She undertakes research on city and regional economic resilience, and is a member of the UK2070 Commission, an independent inquiry into the UK’s city and regional inequalities.

You can read more about Cardiff Council’s recovery and renewal proposals for Wales’ capital city here: On registration you can submit any questions you might have on the strategy. We will endeavour to put forward as many questions as we can to the panel to answer, however, time restraints mean we can’t guarantee every question will be answered on the day and some questions may banded together as one question under recurring themes. To join other city leaders, stakeholders and interested citizens taking part in this exciting event, simply click here to register.

Event format

The event will take place online and will be recorded for publication after the event. The event will be delivered in the medium of English and questions can be submitted during registration for the event both in English and Welsh.

Data Protection Notice

Please note that when registering for the Cardiff Council event, your data will be held in accordance with our Data Protection Notice. We will process the personal data you provide to us in accordance with data protection regulations. In submitting your details, you consent to Cardiff Council processing your personal data in order to send you relevant information.


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