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Northern Transport Summit: Rail, Road, Air + Ports
Mon 26 June 2017, 08:30 – 16:30 BST
Senior figures from the Department for Transport, Network Rail, 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 high-profile speaker line-up includes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department for Transport, Andrew Jones MP; 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 and Lancashire Enterprise Partnership, will take place on Monday 26 June at The Midland in Manchester city centre.
The summit will feature presentations and in-depth discussions exploring the transport and infrastructure projects at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse agenda and where the opportunities lie for the property and construction industry.
The full line-up of speakers confirmed so far is as follows:
Graham Botham, strategy and planning director for the North, Network Rail
David Brown, chief executive, Transport for the North
Ged Fitzgerald, chief executive, Liverpool City Council
Danielle Gillespie, general manager for the North West, Homes & Communities Agency
Tim Hedley Jones, director for major projects and innovation, Virgin Trains
Robert Hough, director, Peel Group and chairman, Peel Airports
Andrew Jones MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department for Transport
Sir Richard Leese, leader, Manchester City Council
Mark Lynam, director for strategy and public affairs, Sheffield City Region
Warren Marshall, group planning director, Peel Ports
Cllr Jennifer Mein, director, Lancashire Enterprise Board and chair, Transport for Lancashire
Lynda Shillaw, divisional chief executive officer for property, Manchester Airports Group
Paul Staples, fleet director, First Transpennine Express
Mike Suarez, chief executive, Cheshire East Council
Kevin Whitmore, North region director, Remarkable Group
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.