Place West London 2018 Conference

Tuesday 4th September 2018 – Register Today 

Location: St Paul’s Church Hammersmith


9am – 9.30am – registration & Coffee – meet the sponsors

9.45am – welcome and key presentations – state of the market, boroughs, issues, Brexit, solutions – Overview of the region and panel presentation

Daniel Mouawad, Spelthorne, Chief Executive
Andrew Dakers – West London Business, Chief Executive
Alan Holland, SEGRO, Business Unit Director

10.15am – Presentation on cargo and logistics and the important role this plays in the West London economy
Gareth Baker – SEGRO/DHL

Nick Platts – Head of cargo, Heathrow

10.45am – coffee – networking and meet with sponsors

11.15am – three themes:
Economy – impact of Brexit on the region, regional investment – London & Partners, Scott Thompson, Chief Commercial Officer (Invited)
The Labour Market – Training, Apprenticeships & Recruitment – working with education establishments, apprenticeships, digital skills – the 4th Industrial revolution. Workforce shortage –Professor Geoff Rodgers, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Brunel University, London
Infrastructure – what are the constraints on housing, brownfield sites, office, retail – Developers – Liz Peace, Chair, OPDC

12pm – Tom Bloxham (Followed by panel discussions) & meet with Housing Directors over lunch

Lunch – 12.45pm – 2.30pm – round tables with sponsors discussing the morning topics

Afternoon sessions
2.30pm – The Big Schemes and their impact on the region – Separate workshops
Heathrow – (Invited)
Westfield – Emma Hindes
Crossrail – (Invited)
Housing/Mixed use schemes – Hayes scheme – Barratt London, New West London College
Initiatives – Mobike – World’s largest bike sharing scheme in West London after successful Ealing launch – linked to a session on modal shift and sustainable travel
Fulham FC development – (Invited)

3.30pm – tea – networking with sponsors

4pm – Question time with David Blunkett session (1 hour total) – Lord Blunkett will talk about collaboration and address some of their issues and view on Heathrow followed by a Panel of business and education organisations layout their challenges for the region

5pm – networking and drinks 

7pm – Place West London Conference & Awards – Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington
Drinks Reception, Dinner & Evening Awards with presentations on Placemaking, Town Centre, Homes/Housing, Employment, Transport/Infrastructure, Economic Growth, Future Project, Consultant of the Year

11pm – carriages
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