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Northern Transport Summit 2018: Rail, Road, Air + Ports

Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, is among the speakers confirmed for the Place North West annual conference exploring transport and infrastructure projects, opportunities and challenges in the North. Tickets are now on sale[1] for the Northern Transport Summit, which is to be held at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on Monday 25 June. The full-day event is held in partnership with Transport for the North and is sponsored by Broadway Malyan, WSP and Tatton Group.

Grayling will be joined by key public and private sector figures and decision-makers, including Barry White, chief executive Transport for the North; Jon Lamonte, chief executive, Transport for Greater Manchester, Metro Mayer of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram; and director of The Northern Powerhouse Partnership, Henri Murison.

Keynote speeches and presentations will be delivered by:

  • Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester
  • The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport
  • Melanie Leech CBE, chief executive, British Property Federation
  • Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region
  • Barry White, chief executive, Transport for the North
  • Tim Wood, Northern Powerhouse Rail director, Transport for the North
  • Danny Crump, director of urbanism, Broadway Malyan
  • Jo Barnsley-Thomas, programme manager, integrated and smart travel, Transport for the North

The full speaker line-up is as follows:

  • Jo Barnsley-Thomas, programme manager, integrated and smart travel, Transport for the North
  • Paul Bell, partner, Ryder Architecture
  • Alan Braithwaite, senior advisor, Bearing Point and chair, CILT Freight and Logistics Policy Group
  • Henry Brooks, managing director, Tatton Group
  • Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester
  • Rosslyn Colderley, director, North of England, Sustrans
  • Danny Crump, director of urbanism, Broadway Malyan
  • Katherine Fairclough, chief executive, Cumbria County Council
  • Nick Gerrard, growth and prosperity programme director, Blackpool Council
  • The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport
  • James Heather, development director, U+I
  • Anthony Hatton, director of strategic projects, Peel Land & Property and board member, Atlantic Gateway
  • Asiya Jelani, business development director, demand responsive transport, Arriva Bus UK
  • Sharon Keith, regional director, Arriva Rail North
  • Adrian Kemp, director, WSP
  • Hayley Kirkham, head of HS2 growth, Cheshire East Council
  • Jon Lamonte, chief executive, Transport for Greater Manchester
  • Melanie Leech CBE, chief executive, British Property Federation
  • Warren Marshall, planning director, Peel Ports Group
  • Henri Murison, director, Northern Powerhouse Partnership
  • Angie Ridgwell, interim chief executive and director of resources, Lancashire County Council
  • Cllr Liam Robinson, chair, Merseytravel Transport Committee and Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Transport Portfolio holder
  • Bridget Rosewell OBE, commissioner, National Infrastructure Commission
  • Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region
  • Elliot Shaw, executive director, strategy and planning, Highways England
  • Lynda Shillaw, divisional CEO property, Manchester Airports Group (MAG)
  • Karen Tierney, programme director, The Constellation Partnership
  • Barry White, chief executive, Transport for the North
  • Tim Wood, Northern Powerhouse Rail director, Transport for the North

Tickets are priced at GBP99+VAT, and include breakfast, lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

References

  1. ^ now on sale (www.eventbrite.co.uk)



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