5th Annual (2020)

Transport-Led Development in London and the South East

Wednesday 15 January 2020

Programme

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08:45
Registration and refreshments
09:30
Chair’s welcome and opening remarks
Part 1 - Strategies and development plans for the region: identifying growth areas in London and the South East for infrastructure development
09:40
Future plans and support for unlocking new areas and regeneration
  • GLA’s current and future transport strategy
  • Using transport to support the development of growth areas
  • Priority areas for large scale growth
  • The London plan and the vision for London over the next 25 years
  • London’s infrastructure plans 2050 progress
10:05
Delivering a joined up transport strategy for London: TFL’s priority areas for modernisation
  • Plans and priorities for infrastructure development
  • Updates on new stations and overground development
  • Structuring investment – funding methods for new infrastructure in London and future plans
  • Funding pressures on TFL – how is it being tackled whilst investing in new development?
  • Aligning London with the new smart and disruptive transport technology – regulatory and technological challenges
Alex Williams
Director of City Planning
Transport for London
10:30
Panel Discussion: Maximising the opportunities to create new housing and transport links to aid regeneration in London and the south east
  • Importance of establishing and maintaining effective collaborative working in order to create forward plans for housing development
  • How best to start community engagement with large development projects
  • What opportunities exist?
  • The importance of public private collaboration to drive forward development – how can it be achieved and who should lead?
11:15
Morning refreshments
Part 2 – How to successfully deliver development and overcome challenges facing project delivery
11:45
Overcoming the current challenges facing the funding of large transport projects
  • How to secure funding – the role of private investment
  • Measuring the value of projects in order to ensure cost efficiency throughout development
  • How to ensure all stakeholders are all aligned and collaborative
  • How will funding and the different methods of investment evolve in the future?
12:10
Panel Discussion: How can large infrastructure projects effectively respond to the zero carbon agenda?
  • The move towards net zero – what are the strategies for existing transport infrastructure?
  • How can we put carbon neutrality at the centre of planning and delivering large scale development projects?
  • Improving air quality through innovative place making
  • What are the implications of reaching zero emissions on all methods of transportation?
12:55
Unlocking additional capacity and connectivity to enable more suburban development
  • Brighton Main Line Project 2 update and timelines
  • Where will the new stations be and how will they reduce congestion?
  • Increasing connectivity in the South East and what this will mean for economic development in the region
  • The route to securing private investment
13:20
Networking lunch
14:20
The role of building over live rail infrastructure as transport transformative development
  • The social value of building over rail and why is it needed as a catalyst for community regeneration
  • How over station development can meet new needs to improve areas
  • What are the incentives for over rail development?
  • How can it be done and where?
  • Improving the procedures of asset protection
14:45
Improving surface access to enable better use of airport capacity and aid expansion
  • Current and future plans for surface access improvements
  • The value of rail and road improvements on airport development
  • Maximising airports whilst committing to environmentally sustainable methods
Ciaran Scanlon
Service Director
Luton Council/London Luton Airport Limited (LLAL)
Part 3 – Project Updates: latest insight on project development and future plans
15:10
Project Update: Euston Station development - latest plans and update on the project
  • Development plans for Euston station
  • What is the progress on either side of the line
  • What is the future impact on the South East
  • HS2 in a digitally connected world – what will the significance be? How is new technology being incorporated into the development of the station?
  • What opportunities will the station development create in the surrounding area?
15:35
Afternoon refreshments
16:05
Project Update: The Kenex Tram development
  • Current and future plans
  • Impact on regeneration and connectivity across the region
  • Lessons learned from the success and challenges of the development
  • What is the wider area vision for the future?
Gordon Pratt
Managing Director
Thames Gateway Tramlink
16:35
Project Update: The Bakerloo Line extension and its regional significance
  • Updates on the plans and timelines of the project
  • What economic, commercial and connectivity benefits will the project bring to the area?
  • Assessing the importance of collaboration between public and private sector stakeholders
Colin Wilson
Head of Old Kent Road Regeneration Project
Southwark Council
17:00
Chairs closing remarks
17:10
Close of conference and networking drinks

*All sessions include time for Q & A*

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