Webinar: Sustainable User Innovation in Residential Buildings.
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Webinar: Sustainable User Innovation in Residential Buildings.

 Export to Your Calendar 18/11/2020
When: Wednesday 18th November 2020
10:00 AM
Where: United Kingdom
Contact: Jordan Sutton

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This Webinar provided by Liz Varga will look at the following:

Sustainable User Innovation in Residential Buildings

Learning Objectives

  • To articulate a footprint measurement for sustainable lifestyles based around households
  • To state a variety of interdependencies between residential buildings, energy, mobility and food systems
  • To demonstrate a range of sustainable user innovation roles
  • To provide case studies of sustainable user innovation noting explicit assumptions on active engagement
  • To discuss the effect of policy interventions on sustainable innovation take up
  • To empathise with a modeller’s perspective on household sustainability assessment 
  • To distinguish the importance of context by showing how sustainable user innovation does not have the same outcomes in a range of countries across the world
  • To examine validity and uncertainty when modelling and attempting to assess future complex systems
Speaker bio

Liz Varga is Professor of Complex Systems at University College London (UCL), London, UK and section head for Infrastructure and Cities in the Civil, Environmental, and Geomatics Engineering Department.  She leads the Infrastructure Systems Institute, UCL, which is spearheading innovative research, such as distributed self-organisation and digital twins, into resilience, sustainability, and effectiveness using complexity appropriate methods for evaluation and assessment, particularly agent based modeling.  She has published more than 60 journal articles and is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

CPD: 1 hour

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