Sunday May 15, 2pm at The British Library, London 

Join us for a FREE series of talks at the British Library on Sunday May 15, 2022 as we discover how to make our cities healthier and happier after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hear from leading experts as we take you on a journey to a healthier London of the future –

Speakers include

Richard Watson

Futurist-in-Residence, Entrepreneurship Centre at Judge Business School, Cambridge University

Dame Carol Black

Chair of the British Library

Layla McCay

Audrey de Nazelle

Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London

Kirsten Watters

Director of Public Health at London Borough of Camden

Ashley McKimm

Director of Innovation at the British Medical Journal, and Editor-in-Chief, BMJ Innovations

Martin Gorsky

Professor of History at the Centre for History in Public Health, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Rita Issa

GP, planetary health academic, “London’s Sustainable City Public Sector Changemaker 2022”

Kieron Boyle

Chief Executive at Impact on Urban Health, and Chief Executive of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation

Emma Wall

Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, UCL and Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Francis Crick Institute

Limited tickets available

In collaboration with

In collaboration with

Supported by

? Knowledge Quarter


? Mayor of London


Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road

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Additional information

  • Sunday May 15, 2022 from 2pm – 3.30pm
  • This event is free
  • Advance registration is required
  • Recommended age 10+
  • Accessibility information for the British Library can be found here. Please contact us in advance via [email protected] if you have specific requirements or we can make your attendance more comfortable.


  • Accessibility information for this venue can be found here. Please contact us in advance via [email protected] if you have specific requirements or we can make your attendance more comfortable.

We’ll be happy to provide an attendance certificate on request. Simply contact us after the event at [email protected]. Please ensure your ticket is scanned on entry as without this we will be unable to issue a certificate.

This is a family friendly event but we recommend it for ages 10+

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