Expert speakers on...

ENERGY, INFRASTRUCTURE & DECARBONISATION

HOUSING, PLACEMAKING & SOCIAL VALUE

TRANSPORT & CONNECTIVITY

EDUCATION SKILLS & EMPLOYMENT

DIGITAL, DATA & TECHNOLOGY

BUSINESS, INNOVATION & INVESTMENT

HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE & WELLBEING

Hosted by Journalist and presenter Helen Fospero, well known for her work with the BBC, GMTV, Daybreak and Lorraine.

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Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman, UK Municipal Bond Agency - Confirmed

The UK Municipal Bond Agency will revolutionise how local authorities finance their capital expenditure and enable local government to stand on its own two feet, while not indulging imprudent or excessive borrowing. We’ve clearly heard the feedback from local authorities around the original guarantee structure and have taken steps to implement a revised framework that offers the security and flexibility they need.

Leaders Debate – Digital Health Innovation

The health science economy accounts for £17bn of the region’s output. Under the banner of the Northern Powerhouse, health and social care has been one of the most prevalent themes for the improvement and sustainability of public health in the North. technology will play a vital role in health innovation and improved outcomes.

  • Warren Heppolette, Executive Lead Strategy and System Development, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership - Confirmed 
  • Phil Jennings, Medical Director, NHS Innovation Agency - Confirmed
  • Guy Lucchi, Director of Innovation, Health Innovation Manchester - Confirmed
  • Nicola Wilson, Deputy Chief Executive, Northern Health Science Alliance - Invited 
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Leaders debate - Housing, Placemaking and Social Value

The vast majority of the North is only able to bid for 20% of government housing investment. This means a huge missed opportunity to make smarter investments in northern communities where the economic and social impact will be higher.

  • Carol Matthews, Chair, Homes for the North – Confirmed
  • Cllr Linda Hobson, Newcastle City Council - Confirmed
  • Anne Marie Lubanski, Strategic Director of Adult Care, Housing and Public Health, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council - Confirmed
  • Guy Battle, Chief Executive, Social Value Portal - Confirmed
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Leaders debate sponsored by The Open University


Open Uni Education, Skills and Employment 

The future of the North lies in our own hands, and closing the education and skills gap between the North and London will begin to narrow the productivity gap. Continued prosperity relies on a workforce equipped with a high-quality education and the essential skills to succeed.

  • Richard Crane, Head of Education & Skills, Durham County Council - Confirmed
  • David Willett, Commercial Director, The Open University - Confirmed
  • Annette Bramley, Director, N8 Research - Confirmed
  • Raksha Pattni, Director of School Partnerships (North), Ambition Institute – Confirmed
  • Stephen Gorard, Professor of Education and Public Policy, and Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute at Durham University – Confirmed
  • Vicky Beer, Regional Schools Commissioner, Lancashire and West Yorkshire, Department for Education - Confirmed 
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Alex Heritage, Chief Executive, NHS Transformation Unit – Confirmed
Cllr James Jamieson, Chair, Local Government Association – Confirmed
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Simon Tse, Chief Executive Officer, Crown Commercial Service

 

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Hosted by Journalist and presenter Helen Fospero, well known for her work with the BBC, GMTV, Daybreak and Lorraine.

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Dan Jarvis, Mayor of Sheffield City Region - Invited
Leaders debate – Transport and Connectivity

Improving connectivity across our transport system is essential to unlocking economic growth for the region. Improved connectivity, infrastructure and smart technology will help people and freight get to where they need to be and contribute further to the UK economy.

  • Natasha Robinson, Joint Head, Office for Low Emission Vehicles – Invited
  • Bob Morris, Chief Operating Officer, Transport for Greater Manchester – Invited 
  • Tom Finnegan-Smith, Head of Strategic Transport & Infrastructure, Sheffield City Council - Invited
  • Peter Molyneux, Major Roads Director, Transport for the North - Confirmed 
  • Tim Wood, Northern Powerhouse Rail Director, Transport for the North - Confirmed
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Leaders debate - Business, Innovation and Investment

The Northern Powerhouse acts as a magnet for inward investment and is recognised across the world as home to billions of pounds worth of opportunity. International demand for innovative products and services from Northern businesses is booming.

  • Roger Marsh, Chair, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership and NP11 – Confirmed
  • Philip Thomas, Head of Northern Powerhouse Policy, BEIS - Confirmed
  • Chris Beck, Director of Business & Skills, Tees Valley Combined Authority - Confirmed
  • Damian Allan, Chief Executive, Doncaster Council - Invited
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Leaders debate - Energy, Infrastructure and Environment

Reaching the target of net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 is a mammoth task, it's not going to be easy and is predicted to cost around £1tn. The North of England is home to 50% of the UK's nuclear projects and 30% of the UK’s renewable energy, so how as a region can we come together to combat climate change?

  • Dr Tom Knowland, Head of Sustainable Energy and Climate Change, Leeds City Council – Confirmed
  • Philip New, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Systems Catapult - Confirmed 
  • Joe Howe, Executive Director and Professor, Thornton Energy Institute & Chairman, North West Hydrogen Alliance - Confirmed
  • Deborah Trebilco, Director, Community Energy England - Confirmed
  • Kwasi Kwarteng, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - Invited
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Cllr Andrew Western, Leader, Trafford Council and Green City Region lead for the Greater Manchester Combined Authority – Confirmed
Sarah Davies, Northern Powerhouse Strategic Lead, Environment Agency - Confirmed

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