NORTH OF ENGLAND TRANSPORT SUMMIT

30TH NOVEMBER 2017

Royal Armouries, Leeds
Armouries Dr, Leeds LS10 1LT

AGENDA

08:45-09:30 Registration
09:30-09:35

Chairman's opening remarks

09:35-09:45

Welcome

  • Cllr Judith Blake, Leader, Leeds City Council
09:45-10:30

Session 1: Keynote Address
Chaired by Prof. David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times

  • Lord Adonis, Chair, National Infrastructure Commission
    Followed by Q&A
10:30-11:00  Refreshment Break 
11:00-12:30

Session 2: Rail Investment Priorities
Chaired by David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

  • Paul Griffiths, Managing Director, High Speed 2 
  • Graham Botham, Strategy & Planning Director (North), Network Rail
  • Will Dunnett, Managing Director, Hull Trains
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00

Session 3: Making travel smarter in the North of England 
Chaired by David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

  • Alastair Richards, ISTP Director, Transport for the North
  • David Brown, Managing Director, Northern
  • John Pickworth, Business Development Director, Cubic
  • Robert Drewery, Commercial Director, Optare
15:00-15:30 Refreshment Break
15:30-16:30

Session 4: How transport can make a difference to the economy across the North of England and at City Region Level
Chaired by David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

  • Cllr Liam Robinson, Chair, Merseytravel 
  • Ben Still, Managing Director, West Yorkshire Combined Authority
  • Amy Harhoff, Director of Corporate Affairs, Transport for Greater Manchester
16:30-16:45

Closing Address

  • Paul Maynard MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport

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SPEAKERS


  • KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

  • Lord Adonis

    Chair
    National Infrastructure Commission
  • Paul Maynard MP

    Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport

  • SPEAKERS

  • Councillor Judith Blake

    Leader
    Leeds City Council
  • Graham Botham

    Strategy & Planning Director
    Network Rail
  • Professor David Begg (Chair)

    Chief Executive
    Transport Times
  • Robert Drewery

    Commercial Director
    Optare
  • Will Dunnett

    Managing Director
    Hull Trains
  • Paul Griffiths

    Managing Director of Phase 2
    HS2 Ltd
  • Amy Harhoff

    Head of Corporate Affairs
    Transport for Greater Manchester
  • Councillor Liam Robinson

    Chair
    Merseytravel
  • John Pickworth

    Business Development Director
    Cubic
  • Alastair Richards

    Programme Director – Integrated and Smart Travel (IST)
    Transport for the North
  • David Sidebottom (Chair)

    Director
    Transport Focus
  • Ben Still

    Managing Director
    West Yorkshire Combined Authority
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