IPM Research Seminar: High Street Special

5th September, BS 1.25 

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School

The Institute of Place Management has joined up with colleagues from the Manchester School of Architecture to bring you the most exciting work and research all about the High Street.

This extended three hour seminar will bring together a range of expert speakers from within Manchester Metropolitan University, all with different perpectives on the High Street. There will be the traditional IPM short and sharp 10 minute presentations, as well as, a few longer keynote pitches on specific projects.

We hope you are able to join us to hear all about our latest work. As always coffee and cake will be served, with additional networking time scheduled after 5pm.

Confirmed Schedule

2.00 - 2.15: Welcome and Refreshments

2.15 - 3.00: High Streets and Retail

Institute of Place Management: Leading national high street research on policy: Dr Steve Millington, Institute of Place Management

Future retail city centre project: Gary Warnaby, Professor of Marketing

Retail in the eye of the beholder: choosing authenticity in an Experience Society : Dr Steve Miles, Manchester Metropolitan University

3.00 - 3.45: High Streets, Landscapes and Architecture

Small Settlements research project: Laura Sanderson, Sally Stone and John Lee, Manchester School of Architecture

Linking the High Street with the Context of the Town- A case study of historic landscape approaches: Dr Luca Csepely-Knorr, Manchester School of Architecture

A demonstration of how Architectural practice can collaborate with independent retail experts to enhance footfall and profits through careful planning and investment: Stephen McCusker, Manchester School of Architecture.

3.45 - 4.15: Refreshments and film showing

North West High Streets on Film: Marion Hewitt , North West Film Archive

4.15 - 5.00: Additional High Street Research

Fashion -winners and Losers: Maria Malone, Principle Lecturer in the Fashion Institute

Sam Edwards, Director of Manchester Centre for Public History and Heritage

Jon Stobart, Professor of History

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