The People's Legacy: community participitation in the shaping of East London 2012 and beyond

2 December 2009

Time: 6:30 - 8:15pm
Venue: Skeel Lecture Thatre, People's Palace, Queen Mary, University, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

Focusing on the extent to which the Olympic Games can act as a catalyst for transformation in the places and people it touches, this event draws on the lessons of previous regeneration initiatives. Organised by the City Centre at Queen Mary, in association with the Olympic Park Legacy Company, the event will explore potential for 2012 to set a new standard in social, economic and political legacy.

Chair: Jane Willis (Deputy Director of the City Centre)

Introduction by Dr David Pinder, (Director of the City Centre)


  • Bob Colenutt (University of Northampton)
  • Nick Edwards (Fundamental)
  • Lord Mawson (founder of the Bromley by Bow centre)
  • Samantha Sifah (Olympic Park Legacy Company)
  • Students from the Department of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London

This event is free but registration is essential. Please register here

Click here to download flyer