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State of the North 2016: A North that Works for Everyone?
Fri 9 December 2016, 10:30 – 16:00 GMT
2016 will go down at the year the North voted to Take Back Control.
The Northern Powerhouse presents the perfect opportunity for organisations to come together to act locally and impact globally via the by sum total our businesses, public services and community groups, by the North for the North.
It’s important that we create a North that works for everyone.
In light of this, we’re delighted to be partnering with the Northern Power Women organisation for our 2016 annual conference sponsored by Asda and Northern.
Judith Blake - Chair of Core Cities and Leader of Leeds City Council, and Andy Burnham - Mayoral Candidate for Greater Manchester Combined Authority exploring the future of devolution, northern cities and shaping the future of the North.
Vanda Murray – holds a portfolio of non-executive directorships including Manchester Airports Group, Bunzl plc, Exova plc & Fenner plc. She’s also pro-chancellor at Manchester Metropolitan University and Board member of Manchester Growth Company.
Ed Cox – Director IPPR North, discussing finding from the State of the North Report 2016 and northern resilience in the Brexit era
Julia Unwin – Chief Executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on solving UK poverty
Join us to take control of the Northern Powerhouse - on Friday 9 December from 10:30am for 11am start at Asda’s Merchandising Centre of Excellence (MCE) in Leeds.
Registration closes at noon on Wednesday 30 November