Welcome to Waterfront Conference Company’s calendar of forthcoming events. Please follow the links for further information.
From Amazon's best-selling education book, The Perfect Ofsted Lesson - the book that has become known throughout schools in the UK as 'the Teachers' Bible' - comes The Perfect Ofsted Lesson conference.
This much anticipated event will provide step by step guidance on meeting the 2012 Ofsted criteria for teaching and learning. All delegates attending the event will receive a FREE copy of the book.
The rail freight industry's annual flagship event brings together rail freight professionals and offers the chance to debate the key issues affecting the sector as we head towards the changeover to CP5.
This year's conference will provide delegates with the chance to discover the impact of policy changes with the Rt Hon Simon Burns MP who will be giving the Ministerial address.
With plans confirmed for the continued development of the Strategic Rail Freight Network, and over £200 million invested on core UK rail corridors to accommodate larger, longer and heavier freight trains, hear from Network Rail's Freight Director, Tim Robinson, on how the Strategic Business Plan for CP5 will assist the growth of rail freight and facilitate modal shift.
With numerous new energy schemes currently being planned and built in the UK there are a range of difficulties and challenges associated with connecting and integrating these projects to the grid.
This event will provide a straight forward guide to the protocols and processes surrounding gaining access to the grid. Bringing together all parties involved in the process as they attend to hear from the national grid, DNOs and developers on their experiences of the current system and explore some of the key issues with planning for energy projects and new transmission & distribution networks.
The secret to success in a media encounter is to ensure that you, as interviewee, keep control. It's easy to be daunted by the confidence and apparent technical expertise of a reporter, but with preparation and training, you can learn how to get your message across when under pressure.
Attend to hear from local authorities who have adopted the charge and are now collecting. Explore complex issues in relation to governance and administration of CIL, discuss the issue of viability and identify if your charging schedule and local plan can be advanced at the same time.
This one day master class will bring together project promoters and local authorities to explore how to work with each other to successfully engage communities and ensure fair and representative consultations.
Attend to learn how to provide evidence of the consultation undertaken whilst demonstrating how it has shaped final decisions, successfully build on-going stakeholder engagement into your project and produce a consultation report.
An opportunity for senior level individuals from across the infrastructure sectors to share best practice and identify potential funding and financing solutions for new infrastructure projects.
High calibre speakers will address a number of crucial topics, such as: funding through planning gains and tax revenues, how to secure funds from developers and the opportunities available from private financing and institutional investment.
Terms of Payment: Payment is required before attending the conference. A late payment invoice of £50 will be issued to any delegate whose invoice remains outstanding by the conference date. VAT receipts will be sent by post for all bookings.
Cancellations and substitutions: If for any reason you are unable to attend, cancellations will need to be received in writing prior to the booked event and in line with the cancellation dates given at the time of booking. Substitutions can be made at any time at no extra cost.
Speaker Cancellations: Although every effort is made to ensure our speakers appear as advertised; we are unable to guarantee any speaker’s attendance as unforeseen circumstances can arise which can prevent a speaker from being able to attend. In the event of a speaker being unable to attend we will make every effort to find a suitable replacement of the same calibre and level of expertise. To avoid disappointment, please visit our website regularly to keep up to date with the latest programme for each conference. Your understanding in this matter is appreciated.
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Waterfront produces approximately 40 events each year, covering the latest issues and legislative changes in education, rail, ports and planning. When attending one of our events, you can be assured that the topics are current, well researched and feature high quality speakers.
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Waterfront Conference Company currently provide speakers papers which include all the speakers slides for each event. If you are unable to attend papers are available for purchase.