Highways UK 2019 Starts in



6/7 November 2019, NEC, Birmingham




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EEH 2019

Video and presentations

Session video and speaker presentations

We captured the whole event on video. Click on the links below to access session videos and speaker presentations

Moderator: Antony Oliver

  

Session 1: Launch of the EEH Outline Transport Strategy

09.45-10.00

Welcome and scope for the day. VIDEO

Setting the scene and making the case that the Heartland's Outline Transport Strategy is more than an investment programme for roads and a vital enabler for the Heartland's economic and environmental ambitions

Martin Tugwell, Programme Director, England's Economic Heartland; President CIHT

10.00-10.30 

Headlines from the Outline Transport Strategy. VIDEO

Led by Mayor Dave Hodgson, Mayor of Bedford Borough, and chair of the Heartland's Strategic Transport Forum. Mayor Dave sets out the vision and objectives for transport in the Heartland, focusing on the macro factors driving the new 30-year transport strategy. PRESENTATION

Naomi Green, head of technical programme for EEH, highlights details in the Heartland's Transport Strategy in support of:

* Connecting people

* Connecting places

* Connecting opportunities

* Connecting services

PRESENTATION

10.30-11.00

Expert panel perspectives VIDEO

An expert panel offer headline observations and reflections on EEH's transport strategy

A transport system that works for communities, protects the environment and improves quality of life

Darren Shirley, Chief Executive, Campaign for Better Transport

Meeting the needs of freight across the Heartland

Christopher Snelling, Head of UK Policy, Freight Transport Association

The need for integrated and joined up planning

Ian Tant, President, RTPI 

  

Challenges for sustainable mobility in areas away from cities

Stephen Joseph, Visiting Professor, Smart Mobility Research Unit, University of Hertfordshire

 

11.00-11.25 coffee and networking

 

Session 2: Feedback and engagement

11.25-12.10

Expert panel discussion with audience Q&A VIDEO

Dave Hodgson, chair of the Heartland's Strategic Transport Forum

Naomi Green, head of technical programme for EEH

Darren Shirley, Chief Executive, Campaign for Better Transport

Christopher Snelling, Head of UK Policy, Freight Transport Association

Ian Tant, President, RTPI   

Stephen Joseph, Visiting Professor, Smart Mobility Research Unit, University of Hertfordshire

12.10-12.40

Engaging with the Heartland's political leaders VIDEO

Two Heartland politicians offer their views on the linkages between transport investment and the Heartland's ambitions and outline how stakeholders can most effectively leverage and mobilise the support of central and local government.

Daniel Zeichner, Labour MP for Cambridge, Transport Select Committee member

Cllr David Renard, Leader, Swindon Council

 

12.40-13.50 Lunch and networking

 

Session 3: Fulfilling the wider ambition

 

13.50-14.40

How transport infrastructure investment enables successful placemaking and stimulates broader inward investment VIDEO 

Sir Michael Lyons, Strategic Advisor, CBRE Group, non-executive chairman of the English Cities Fund PRESENTATION

Kerrigan Procter, Chief Executive Officer, Legal & General Capital PRESENTATION

 

14.40-15.00 Tea and networking

 

Session 4: Innovation, delivery and the MRN

15.00-15.45

Panel: capacity and capability to innovate and deliver VIDEO

What are the near- and medium-term innovations in technology and working practices that will improve delivery of EEH's transport strategy?

Neil Gibson, immediate past president, ADEPT

Hannah Vickers, Chief Executive, Association for Consultancy and Engineering PRESENTATION

Alasdair Reisner, Chief Executive, CECA

15.45-16.20

Progress on the MRN and the MRN project pipeline in focus VIDEO

Perspectives and progress on the delivery of a Major Road Network for the Heartland

Claire Hindmarsh, Policy Manager, Major Roads Network Policy, DfT PRESENTATION

Martin Tugwell, Programme Director, EEH; President CIHT PRESENTATION

16.20 Closing remarks 

Cllr James Jamieson, Leader, Central Bedfordshire Council

16.30 Conference closes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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