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08–10 OCTOBER 2019 | NEC | BIRMINGHAM Seminar Programme 2019

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HS2 & The Northern Powerhouse: Unlocking Regeneration & Economic Growth

09 Oct 2019
Regeneration HUB
- Hall 9
Apprenticeships , Infrastructure , Innovation , Local Authority , Planning , Urban Planning
We often hear that HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail are much more than the development of tracks and stations. It will drive regeneration within our cities and regions and will 'eradicate' UK's north-south divide. If that's a realistic expectation, what is the vision for economic development and growth in each region? What opportunities will become available for the built environment and construction? Hear from industry experts on how to tackle challenges early to ensure join-up thinking, support innovation, and to maximise growth potential.
Jonathan Spruce, Director - Fore Consulting & Past-Interim Strategy Director, Transport for the North
Richard Cowell , Assistant Director, Development Planning & Regeneration - Birmingham City Council
Louise Wyman , Design Lead & General Manager Engagement - West Midlands Combined Authority
Tom Venner , Commercial Development Director - High Speed 2 (HS2)
Alexander Grigull , Associate - Grimshaw
Jonathan Moore , City Executive, Manchester & The North - Arcadis UK, The Northern Powerhouse Partnership

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