NORTH OF ENGLAND TRANSPORT SUMMIT

26TH NOVEMBER 2019

AGENDA

 

08:45-09:30

Registration

09:30-09:45
Welcome

09:45-10:00
Keynote Address

10:00-12:30        

Session 1: Maximising economic growth and connectivity through rail

Chaired by: David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

Panel 1: Transforming the North of England's Railways: the long term rail strategy to connect the Northern Cities

  • Tim Shoveller, Regional MD North West +Central - Network Rail
  • Cllr Judith Blake, Leader, Leeds City Council 

Panel 2: High Speed Rail: Connecting cities in the North of England to the rest of the UK

  • Mark Thurston, CEO, HS2
  • Henri Murison, Director, Northern Powerhouse Partnership 
  • Frazer Henderson, Head of High Speed and Cross-Border Rail Policy, Transport Scotland 

12:30-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:30

Session 2: Bus services in Northern England - the case for a long term investment strategy

Chaired by: Prof. David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times

Panel

  • Lilian Greenwood MP, Chair, Transport Select Committee
  • Cllr Liam Robinson, Chair, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority 

14:30-14:50

Refreshment Break

14:50-15:50

Session 3: Future of Mobility: Transforming travel and the areas we live in 

Chaired by: David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

Panel

  • Arianna Giovannini, Interim Director, IPPR North
  • Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys / Executive Director, Transport Knowledge Hub
  • Neil Connor, Client Executive Transport Operators, Fujitsu UK

15:50-16:00

Closing Address

SPEAKERS


  • SPEAKERS

  • Prof. David Begg - Session Chair

    Chief Executive
    Transport Times
  • David Sidebottom - Session Chair

    Director
    Transport Focus
  • Cllr Judith Blake

    Leader
    Leeds City Council
  • Neil Connor

    Client Executive Transport Operators
    Fujitsu UK
  • Arianna Giovannini

    Interim Director
    IPPR North
  • Lilian Greenwood MP

    Chair
    Transport Select Committee
  • Claire Haigh

    Chief Executive, Greener Journeys
    Executive Director, Transport Knowledge Hub
  • Frazer Henderson

    Head of High Speed and Cross-Border Rail Policy
    Transport Scotland
  • Henri Murison

    Director
    Northern Powerhouse Partnership
  • Cllr Liam Robinson

    Chair
    Liverpool City Region Combined Authority
  • Tim Shoveller

    Regional MD North West +Central
    Network Rail
  • Mark Thurston

    CEO
    HS2
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