The opening reception will take place on Sunday, 9th June at the Forman's Fish Island 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.
Drinks and snacks The Reception will then end with informal mingling with drinks and snacks.