UK RAIL SUMMIT

24TH MARCH 2020

15 CANADA SQUARE
LONDON E14 5GL

AGENDA

Timings and Speakers TBC

08:45-09:30 Registration
09:30-09:45 Keynote Address
09:45-11:00

Session 1: Priorities for rail across the UK

Chaired by Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus

  • Michèle Dix CBE, Managing Director, Crossrail2
  • Maria Machancoses, Director, Midlands Connect
11:00-11:20 REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:20-12:40 Session 2: Williams Rail Review: Implementing the Recommendations

Chaired by Ed Thomas, Partner, UK Head of Transport, KPMG
12:40-13:30 LUNCH
13:30-14:30

Session 3: Decarbonising the Railways – the industry's role in reducing emissions and improving air quality

Chaired by Sarah Owen-Vandersluis, Partner, Head of Public Sector Mobility and Trade Lead Partner, KPMG

  • Maggie Simpson, Director, Rail Freight Group
14:30-14:45 REFRESHMENT BREAK
14:45-16:00

Session 4: What will the Oakervee Review mean for delivering HS2?

Chaired by: Chris Croft, Director – Strategy Group, KPMG

16:00-16:30 NETWORKING DRINKS

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SPEAKERS


  • SPEAKERS

  • Chris Croft (Session Chair)

    Director – Strategy Group
    KPMG
  • Michèle Dix CBE

    Managing Director
    Crossrail2
  • Maria Machancoses

    Director
    Midlands Connect
  • Sarah Owen-Vandersluis (Session Chair)

    Partner, Head of Public Sector Mobility and Trade Lead Partner
    KPMG
  • Maggie Simpson

    Director
    Rail Freight Group
  • Anthony Smith (Session Chair)

    Chief Executive
    Transport Focus
  • Ed Thomas (Session Chair)

    Partner, UK Head of Transport
    KPMG
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