DIB UK PLANNING, PROPERTY & REGENERATION CONFERENCE 2021 – TALKING ‘BOUT REGENERATION

18th August 2021

Organisers: A Downtown in Business Event, sponsored by Liverpool Place Partnership.

Date: Thursday 9th September 2021

Venue: At The Belfry Hotel & Resort (map)

Featuring speakers from across the UK , the conference will focus on how the country can bounce back from the challenges of Covid-19 with a construction-led investment programme, where investment opportunities are greatest and how our core cities intend to reset following the crisis.

250 leading decision makers from the private and public sector will be invited to participate in a day of debate and discussion on a range of key issues affecting the future of the UK property industry alongside some of the country’s leading decision-makers.

 

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Gary Neville

GARY NEVILLE

Best known now for his football punditry on Sky Sports, Neville has significant business interests in both the property and hospitality sectors – as well as owning his own football club. In addition, he has been active in the recently established UnitedCity group whose key objective is to see a successful return of economic activity in our major towns and cities.

 

Lord Andrew Adonis

LORD ANDREW ADONIS

Lord Adonis is a British Labour Party politician and journalist who served in government for five years in the Tony Blair and Gordon Brown administrations. In addition his political career, Lord Adonis became a weekly columnist for The New European in 2018.

 

Paul Scully MP

PAUL SCULLY MP

Paul Scully is the Conservative MP for Sutton and Cheam, and has been an MP continuously since 7 May 2015. He currently holds the Government posts of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), and Minister of State (London).

 

Clive Betts

CLIVE BETTS MP

Clive James Charles Betts is a British Labour Party politician and former economist, who was the Member of Parliament for Sheffield Attercliffe from 1992 to 2010, and is the current MP for the successor seat of Sheffield South East.

 

SPEAKERS

 

PANEL 1: HAS COVID KILLED CITIES?

JOANNE RONEY | TONY REEVES | DEBORAH CADMAN | TIM JOHNSON | CHAIR: FRANK MCKENNA

 

PANEL 2: ARE POWER TOWNS THE FUTURE?

STEVE BROOMHEAD |STEPHEN YOUNG |ALISON MCKENZIE-FOLAN | CHAIR: ATKINS REPRESENTATIVE

 

KEYNOTE: LORD ANDREW ADONIS

CHAIR: FRANK MCKENNA

 

PANEL 3: TRANSPORT, INFRASTRUCTURE & CONNECTIVITY

LAURA SHOAF | TOM VENNER |PANEL MEMBER TBC | PANEL MEMBER TBC | CHAIR: KEVIN JOHNSON

 

PANEL 4: THE ART OF PLACEMAKING

TOM BLOXHAM |JOHN JAMES | TIM HEATLEY | RACHEL MCQUEEN | CHRIS BOLLAND

 

PANEL 5: KNOWLEDGE IS POWER – HOW, HEALTH, SCIENCE & TECH WILL ADVANCE THE UK ECONOMY

TOM RIORDAN | COLIN SINCLAIR | ALAN CROSS | CHAIR: RYAN WAIN

 

PANEL 6: WHAT’S THE BIG IDEA?

NEIL RAMI | MELISSA CONLON | PANEL MEMBER TBC | PANEL MEMBER TBC

 

KEYNOTE: GARY NEVILLE

CHAIR: FRANK MCKENNA

 

PANEL 7: CAN THE UK RECOVER WITHOUT LONDON?

DEREK RAY-HILL | MUNIYA BARUA | MIKE EMMERICH

 

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