Local Transport Summit 2017
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Local Transport Summit 2017

Shaping transport’s future role in wider local strategic decision-making

16 Nov 2017 to 17 Nov 2017 Worsley Park, Worsley, M28 2QT Manchester

Dinner/Social
Phone: 020 7091 7895  
** Last chance to book **

£150 - £1,750 + VAT

Following the success of the inaugural Local Transport Summit last November in Oxford, the second annual event has been fixed to take place in Greater Manchester on the 16th and 17th of November at Worsley Park Hotel & Country Club.

The summit concept was launched to give senior decision-makers and professional experts in local and regional transport the chance to consider the fundamentals of good practice in determining transport strategy, setting priorities, linking transport objectives to wider social and economic ones, and to embrace changing public and political values and technological capabilities and commercial models.

The Department for Transport will once again be partnering with Local Transport Today and Landor LINKS at the event, this time hosted by Transport for Greater Manchester.

This year’s summit will link the discussions to the host area’s current work on a 25 year transport strategy and Greater Manchester’s experience in this process will be explored, including how visions of place, accessibility, economic development and quality of life, can be embraced in creating a successful future transport system.

The summit operates as a 24 hour high level briefing and discussion forum amongst those with knowledge and influence in this sector, taking place in a relaxing and reflective residential environment, including evening networking and a dinner.

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has been invited to be this year’s guest speaker. This summit will particularly address the way in which professional expertise can be best put at the disposal of political leaders and the wider community in framing and shaping matters requiring decisions in the areas of transport and mobility, and how that can best be done in the context of other key decisions on economic development, housing provision, land use planning and the creation of desirable places, issues of national infrastructure and industrial strategy.

Partner with us

Opportunities are currently available for partner organisations to work with Local Transport Today, TfGM and DfT in scoping out the final content of the summit, ensuring appropriate contributions are made by relevant experts.

For further information, please contact Jason Conboy on: 020 7091 7895 or email:

Speakers

Please find below some of the invited and confirmed speakers as of today:

  • Andy Burnham, Mayor of Manchester

  • Martin Capstick, Director, Regional Transport Strategies at Department for Transport

  • Eamonn Boylan, Chief executive of Wigan MBC

  • Nicola Kane, Head of Strategic Planning and Research, Transport for Greater Manchester

  • Donna Hall, Chief executive of Wigan MBC

  • Simon Ridley, Director General,  DCLG

  • Trudi Elliot, Chief Executive, RTPI

  • Andrew Forster, Chief Editor, Local Transport Today

  • Representative from EMTA

  • Peter Stonham, Chairman, Landor Links

  • Richard Walker, Transport Planning & Strategy Adviser, DFT

  • Steve Gooding, RAC

  • Philip Graham, CEO of National Infrastructure Commission

  • Keith Mitchell, Peter Brett Associates

Further information

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Please note, you must be a Local Transport Today or TransportXtra subscriber to attend this event at the subscriber rate

The confirmation email following a credit/debit card purchase is your ticket to this event.

If paying by invoice: All fees are payable in advance of the event. Delegates may be refused admission if payment is not received prior to the event.

If for any reason you are unable to attend, cancellations received in writing 10 working days before the event will receive a refund less an administrative charge of £100 + VAT. There will be no refunds for cancellations made after this date. Substitutions can be made at any time at no further cost.

*Promocodes must be redeemed at time of purchase


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