Opening Ceremony - IFHP Centenary Congress 2013
The opening reception of the 'IFHP Centenary Congress 2013: A Tomorrow for Cities - for people, by people' will take place on Sunday, 9th June at the Forman's Fish Island, a unique venue in the heart of London’s East End.
Nicky Gavron AM (former Deputy Mayor of London, London Assembly Member and Labour Spokesperson for Housing and Planning on the London Assembly) will welcome congress participants to London and give a flavour of the key housing and planning opportunities and challenges facing this dynamic city. The reception will also provide an introduction to what is in store over the following days.
The winner of the IFHP Student Competition
The winner of the IFHP student Competition will also be announced at the reception, when the winner will receive their award for the best vision of a place by re-imagining the garden city principles for the 21st Century.
The Reception will then move to a informal mingling with drinks and a light dinner.
Transportation to the Opening Ceremony
There are two shuttle options you may choose from. Of course, you are free to choose your own transportation.
Option 1: By boat from the city centre to the Forman's Fish Island.
The meeting point is at 17:00 at Embankment / Westminster underground station. Spaces are limited. Please sign up to guarantee your seat.
Option 2: By shuttle bus from Stratford station (underground Central line) to the Forman's Fish Island. The shuttle bus service runs regularly from 17:00 at Stratford station. No signing up required.
Fee and registration
The Opening Ceremony is included in the congress fee.
More information: london2013.ifhp.org/content/opening-ceremony
London, E3 2NT