Material Gains: Building better cities for people and the planet

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Monday, April 19th 2021 – 2:00 PM

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    Fast forward with us to the future as The Economist’s science correspondent, Alok Jha, leads some of the UK’s foremost commentators in a round table conversation about the future for global cities. Greater Manchester is showing the way with an ambitious target for net carbon neutrality by 2038, innovation to unlock new applications for advanced materials, and a commitment to supporting levelling up through new skills and employment opportunities. What impact will advanced materials and innovation have on the built environment? How will we live, work, travel and play? What will this mean for people and the planet? How can Greater Manchester support Global Britain in responding to global challenges?

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