THE MIDLANDS TRANSPORT SUMMIT

2ND JULY 2020

One Snowhill, Birmingham, B4 6GH

AGENDA

08:45-09:25 Registraton
09:25-09:30

Welcome

  • Ed Thomas, Partner and Head of UK Transport, KPMG
09:30-09:45 Keynote Address
09:45-11:00                     

Session 1: Improving air quality and decarbonising the Midland's transport networks

Chaired by: Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys

  • Dr. Stuart Hillmansen, Senior Lecturer in Electrical Energy Systems at University of Birmingham
  • Speaker
  • Speaker
11:00-11:20 Refreshment Break
11:20-12:30

Session 2: Taking back control, a devolution revolution 

Chaired by:

  • Sir Peter Soulsby, Chair, Transport for East Midlands
  • Sandeep Shingadia, Director of Development & Delivery, Transport for West Midlands
  • Speaker
  • Speaker
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:45

Session 3: Case Studies - Learning lessons from bus operations that are working well across the Midlands

Chaired by: Linda McCord, Senior Stakeholder Manager, Transport Focus

Case study 1:West Midlands Bus Alliance

  • David Bradford, MD – UK Bus, National Express

Case study 2:

14:45-15:00 Refreshment Breaks
15:00-16:15

Session 4: Midlands Engine Rail - making the most of HS2 and a Midland Mainline fit for the 21st Century

Chaired by: Ed Thomas, Partner and Head of UK Transport, KPMG

  • Maria Machancoses, Director, Midlands Connect
  • Speaker
  • Speaker
16:15-16:30 Closing Address
16:30-17:00 Networking Drinks

SPEAKERS


  • SPEAKERS

  • David Bradford

    Managing Director - Bus
    National Express
  • Claire Haigh (Session Chair)

    Chief Executive, Greener Journeys
    Executive Director, Transport Knowledge Hub
  • Dr Stuart Hillmansen

    Senior Lecturer in Electrical Energy Systems
    University of Birmingham
  • Maria Machancoses

    Director
    Midlands Connect
  • Linda McCord (Session Chair)

    Senior Stakeholder Manager
    Transport Focus
  • Ed Thomas (Session Chair)

    Partner, UK Head of Transport
    KPMG
  • Sandeep Shingadia

    Director of Development & Delivery
    Transport for West Midlands
  • Sir Peter Soulsby

    Chair
    Transport for East Midlands
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