Highways UK 2017 Starts in

8/9 November, NEC, Birmingham




Highways England at the show

Key Highways England speakers over the two days: 

Wednesday 8 November


Highways UK Conference

0950-1010       Jim O'Sullivan, Chief Executive 

Opening address

Safer Highways UK

0900 - 1030    Lucy Fell, Director of Health and Safety

Raising the bar on work-related road risk in the Highways England supply chain


1100-1215       Mike Wilson, Chief Highways Engineer

Safety is the number 1 priority on the SRN

Burges Salmon stage  

1330                Mike Wilson, Impact of technology on the future SRN,

Thursday 9 November

Highways People Conference

0945-1015        Phil Ellis, Capacity and Capability Manager

 "The evidence base - DfT's Transport Infrastructure Skills Strategy  and sizing up the highways sector skills gap"

1030-1120        San Johal, Director of Human Resources and Organisational  Development

"The business drivers for investing in talent"

1145-1235        David Poole, Commercial and Procurement Director

"Procurement and other levers to influence supply chain behaviours"

1415-1505        Ted Miller, Head of Resourcing and Learning

"Broadening the pool, increasing employee opportunities and developing talent"

1530-1600        Charlotte Potter, Talent Specialist

"Demystifying the Apprenticeship levy"

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