NORTH OF ENGLAND TRANSPORT SUMMIT

12TH FEBRUARY 2020

AGENDA

 

08:45-09:15

Registration

Refreshments served

09:15-09:30

Keynote Address

Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, Secretary of State, Department for Transport

09:30-10:00 Interview with Barry White, Chief Executive, Transport for the North
10:00-11:10

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

Chair: David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

• David Hoggarth, Strategic Rail Director, Transport for the North
• Tim Shoveller, Regional MD North West +Central, Network Rail
• Cllr Martin Gannon, Leader of Gateshead Council and Chair of the North East Joint Transport Committee
• Maggie Simpson, Director General, Rail Freight Group

11:10-11:30 Refreshment Break 
11:30-12:45

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

Chair: David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

• Mark Thurston, CEO, HS2
• Henri Murison, Director, Northern Powerhouse Partnership
• Sambit Banerjee, Managing Director of Rolling Stock, Siemens Mobility Limited
Caroline Donaldson, Managing Director, West Coast Partnership Development

12:45-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:50

Session 3: Bus services in Northern England – the case for a long term investment strategy

Chair: Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys

Cllr Liam Robinson, Transport Portfolio Holder, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority
• Graham Vidler, Chief Executive, CPT
Robert Drewery, Commercial Director, Optare
• Jonathan Bray, Director, Urban Transport Group

14:50-16:00

Session 4: Future of Mobility: Transforming travel and the areas we live in

Chair: David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

• Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys
Neil Connor, Client Executive Transport Operators, Fujitsu UK
• Tim Roberts, Key Accounts Manager, Cubic
• David Stones, Network Planning Director, Highways England

SPEAKERS


  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER

  • Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP

    Secretary of State, Department for Transport

  • SPEAKERS

  • Sambit Banerjee

    Managing Director of Rolling Stock
    Siemens Mobility Limited
  • Jonathan Bray

    Director
    Urban Transport Group
  • Neil Connor

    Client Executive Transport Operators
    Fujitsu UK
  • Caroline Donaldson

    Managing Director
    West Coast Partnership Development
  • Robert Drewery

    Commercial Director
    Optare
  • Cllr Martin Gannon

    Leader of Gateshead Council and Chair of the North East Joint Transport Committee
  • Claire Haigh

    Chief Executive
    Greener Journeys / Executive Director, Transport Knowledge Hub
  • David Hoggarth

    Strategic Rail Director
    Transport for the North
  • Henri Murison

    Director
    Northern Powerhouse Partnership
  • Tim Roberts

    Key Accounts Manager
    Cubic
  • Cllr Liam Robinson

    Transport Portfolio Holder
    Liverpool City Region Combined Authority
  • David Sidebottom (Session Chair)

    Passenger Director
    Transport Focus
  • Maggie Simpson

    Director General
    Rail Freight Group
  • Tim Shoveller

    Regional MD North West + Central
    Network Rail
  • David Stones

    Network Planning Director
    Highways England
  • Mark Thurston

    CEO
    HS2
  • Graham Vidler

    Chief Executive
    CPT
  • Barry White

    Chief Executive
    Transport for the North
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