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HSRIL Summer Conference - HS2 All The Way

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Renold Building

University of Manchester

Altrincham Street

Manchester

M1 7JA

United Kingdom

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High Speed Rail Industry Leaders Annual Conference: HS2 All The Way

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders’ fourth annual conference will take place in Manchester.

Through a programme of keynote addresses and panel discussions, this free conference will focus on bringing together supporters of HS2 and promoting the connection between HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail and Midlands Connect. It will also demonstrate the far-reaching benefits of high speed rail, connecting eight of the ten biggest cities in the country and 30 million people, providing better links for northern cities.

The event will be chaired by Sarah-Jane Mee, co-host of Sky News Sunrise, and joining us will be key policy makers and senior industry and local authority figures from across the UK.


Agenda

09.30

Delegates arrive

09.50

Chair’s Welcome Speech: Sarah-Jane Mee, co-host, Sky News Sunrise

10:00

Key Note Address: Senior Minister, Department for Transport

10.30

Speech by HSRIL representative

10.40

Panel session: UK 2070: How HS2 will shape the coming decades

11.30

Coffee Break

11:45

Speech by Allan Cook, Chair of HS2 Ltd

12:20

Lunch and networking

13.10

Pecha Kucha session with entrepreneurs

14:10

Speech by Henri Murison, Director of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership

14.40

Panel Q&A session: Northern and Midlands Voices

15.30

Sarah-Jane Mee in conversation with Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester

16.00

Closing remarks by HSRIL representative

16.15

Networking and drinks reception

17.15

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Renold Building

University of Manchester

Altrincham Street

Manchester

M1 7JA

United Kingdom

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