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Northern Transport Summit: Rail, Road, Air and Ports

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Place North West Date: - 16:30
Organiser: Place North West
Location: The Midland Hotel, 16 Peter Street, Manchester
Email: kirsty.butcher@placenorthwest.co.uk
Phone: 07811 987023

Senior figures from Network Rail, Department for Transport, Peel Ports, Manchester Airports Group, Virgin Trains, Manchester City Council, Liverpool City Council and Cheshire East Council are among those confirmed to speak at a day-long conference hosted by Transport for the North and Place North West.

The speaker line-up includes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department for Transport, Jesse Norman MP; John Cridland, chair of Transport for the North; Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham; leader of Manchester City Council, Sir Richard Leese; and chief executive of Transport for the North, David Brown.

Northern Transport Summit: Rail, Road, Air + Ports, sponsored by Remarkable Group, Lancashire Enterprise Partnership, TEM Planning and Broadway Malyan, will take place on Monday 26 June at The Midland in Manchester city centre.

The summit will feature presentations and in-depth discussions exploring major transport and infrastructure projects at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse agenda.

The agenda is set to be as follows:

8.30am  Registration and networking

9.30am  Welcome from conference chair, Paul Unger, editor, Place North West

9.40am  Keynote speaker: David Brown, chief executive, Transport for the North

10am  Keynote speaker: Jesse Norman, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport

10.20am  Local government panel, chaired by Jessica Middleton-Pugh, deputy editor, Place North West:

  • Joe Anderson, Mayor of Liverpool
  • Geoff Driver, chair, Transport for Lancashire
  • Angela Jones, asssistant director, economy and environment, Cumbria County Council
  • Frank Jordan, executive director, place, and acting deputy chief executive, Cheshire East Council
  • Sir Richard Leese, leader, Manchester City Council
  • Mark Lynam, director for strategy and public affairs, Sheffield City Region

11am  Coffee and networking

11.20am  Keynote speaker: Paul Swinney, principal economist, Centre for Cities

11.40am  Presentation: James Rayner, board director, Broadway Malyan

12pm  Rail panel:

12.40pm  Lunch and networking

1.40pm  Keynote speaker: John Cridland, chair, Transport for the North

2pm  Presentation: Jonathan Spruce, head of policy and strategy, Transport for the North

2.20pm  Multimodal panel:

  • Jeremy Bloom, network planning director, Highways England
  • Robert Hough, director, Peel Holdings, and chairman, Peel Airports
  • Warren Marshall, group planning director, Peel Ports
  • Lynda Shillaw, divisional chief executive officer for property, Manchester Airports Group
  • Jonathan Spruce, head of policy and strategy, Transport for the North

3pm  Coffee and networking

3.20pm  Presentation: Emma Degg, chief executive, North West Business Leadership Team

3.40pm  Private sector response panel, chaired by Jessica Middleton-Pugh, deputy editor, Place North West:

4.20pm  Keynote speaker: Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester

4.40pm  Closing comments: David Brown, chief executive, Transport for the North; Paul Unger, editor, Place North West

4.45pm  Conference close

This programme and speaker line-up is subject to change in circumstances beyond our control

Tickets are priced at £99+VAT and include breakfast, lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

There will be extensive opportunities to network with senior figures from across transport, infrastructure and development.

Representatives from Costain Group, Morgan Sindall, Pinsent Masons, Together, SK Transport Planning, Gillespies, Iceni Projects and Turner & Townsend have already booked their places.

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