Digital technology is transforming the landscape and placemaking profession. As well as the Building Information Modelling (BIM) revolution in construction, geospatial technologies such as geographic information systems (GIS), GPS, remote sensing and geofencing are changing the face of both the built and natural environment.
The next LI CPD day will be on Tuesday 20 March 2018 at the Grand Connaught Rooms in Central London. Join us for a day of digital training, learning and discussion with leading experts in AR, VR, BIM, GIS, game tech, data protection, and more.
Choose from 20 individual expert-led sessions, network with fellow professionals, and develop your skills and knowledge in a crucial area of practice.
Chief Executive at Space Group
Technology in construction trends
Hear about the latest evolutions in 3D parametric software and its application to construction. In the late 1990s, Rob pioneered the use of 3D technology in architectural design, and now leads a group of five design and technology firms. Here he will talk delegates through the current maturity of the digital construction sector and how it will develop in the years ahead.
Director at McGregor Coxall
Smart design for a smart future
Join the director and urbanism leader for a multi-disciplinary, international design firm to explore the ‘Smart City’ movement and how data leverage can achieve connected, adaptive, efficient, intelligent and healthy human habitats. Find out how ICT and the Internet of Things can facilitate community ownership of public places, improve sustainability, and improve physical and mental health outcomes.
Managing Director at Maplango
The Loose Goat
QGIS – practical applications for the ecology and landscape industries
Director at Sharon Hosegood Associates
Meet the specialist ground-penetrating radar TreeRadar and find out how to map roots, facilitate retention-sensitive design and measure healthy root density, all without digging up a gram of soil. A chartered arboriculturist – and Fellow of both the Arboricultural Association and Institute of Chartered Foresters – Sharon will explain the application and methodology of TreeRadar, research and development of the software, and practical applications for landscape professionals.
3D Technology Lead at Hobs3D
Co-founder at Room60
Discover how to utilise film and animation in the landscape planning and design process, from conceptual sketch to completion and beyond, helping to engage stakeholders and the public, win new work, and raise investment funds for your project.
Associate at Russell-Cooke Solicitors
Data protection law is changing – what do you need to know about the GDPR?
Join Carla, a specialist in data protection and employment law, for an overview of new EU data protection legislation and how it applies to landscape professionals. Find out how GDPR differs to the extant Data Protection Act (DPA), how it will affect practice, and what steps you need to take to prepare.
About Landscape Institute CPD days
Part of LI’s role is to ensure that our members uphold the highest standards of professional competence and knowledge. To this end, the LI Code of Conduct requires all corporate members to complete a minimum of 25 hours’ continuing professional development (CPD) learning each year.
The LI hosts a number of dedicated CPD Days in various regional locations throughout the year. The next event will take place on Tuesday 20 March in the Grand Connaught Rooms, Central London, which is just a short journey from several major stations including Waterloo, Euston, St Pancras, Liverpool Street, and Victoria. Join us for a day of digital training, learning and discussion with leading experts in AR, VR, BIM, GIS, game technology, data protection, and more.
LI CPD days are an excellent and affordable way for LI members and landscape-related professionals to develop their professional knowledge and expertise. The cost of attendance includes lunch, refreshments and networking opportunities. Registration opens at 8.30am for a 9.30am start, and the event closes at 5pm.
For booking and FAQs, click the booking link below.
|Event date and time|
20 March 2018
Grand Connaught Rooms, Great Queen Street, London