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UKREiiF Annual Event 2023

Thursday, 18th May 2023 0800hrs – Thursday, 18th May 2023 1700hrs

Leeds City Centre – Royal Armouries Leeds & Leeds Dock, New Dock, Armouries Dr, Leeds LS10 1LT

UKREiiF connects people, places and businesses to accelerate and unlock sustainable, inclusive and transformational investment.

That’s exactly what we delivered in 2022 – and now we move to an even bigger and better event in 2023.

This 3-day event will bring together the public sector – with every core UK city and region involved – alongside Government, investors, funders, developers, housebuilders and more.

In 2023 we expect:

  • 6,000+ Event Attendees
  • 1,500+ Fringe Event Attendees
  • 500+ Speakers Across 20+ Stages
  • 150 Exhibitors
  • 75+ Fringe Events
  • 250+ Local Authorities Attending
  • 750+ Investors Attending
  • 500+ Occupiers Attending
  • 750+ Developers Attending

UKREiiF has become the must-attend event in the industry and we’re delighted to be expecting a major increase on the already impressive numbers in 2022.

Supported by a high number of regional combined authorities, local councils and Government departments – as well as the largest developers and investors from across the UK and internationally – this event will gather all the key players, influencers and decision makers within the investment and real estate markets to highlight investment and development opportunities, whilst connecting and facilitating new relationships to drive economic growth through development and regeneration.

The UK needs this platform for the public sector to showcase the scale of development progress and profile future investment opportunities to investors, developers and occupiers from around the globe that is based right here in the UK – this event does just that.

Register below to ensure you secure your tickets.

With over 20 stages featuring more than 500 speakers to fringe events and tours in the city – we have an exciting programme of content planned for UKREiiF 2023. Here’s the latest programme of what to expect:

Fringe Programme

07:00 – 10:00

Breakfast with Mace

Mace invites you to join us for breakfast on the opening morning of UKREiiF 2023. We will be at the Malmaison Leeds, on the path between Leeds train station and Royal Armouries. Please join us to network ahead of the conference and discuss key challenges and opportunities across the public sector.

Venue: Malmaison Leeds, 1 Swinegate, LS1 4AG

This event is now fully booked.

Fringe Programme

07:15 – 08:15

Morning Run With Cundall

Come and build your fitness and wellbeing to ensure you’re fresh for the day ahead, whilst networking with like-minded others for a morning run.

Venue: Leonardo Hotel – Formerly Jurys Inn, Brewery Wharf, Brewery Pl, Leeds LS10 1NE

This event is now fully booked.

Glassbox

Dockside Zone

08:00 – 09:15

Investor Breakfast

The UK’s Investment Minister will host a number of domestic and international investors and developers alongside several city leaders as we seek to connect capital to opportunities and unlock sustainable and inclusive regeneration and development.

This event is invite only.

This breakfast is in partnership with the Department for Business and Trade, and UKREiiF.

Attendees Include:

Lord Dominic Johnson CBE – Investment Minister, Department for Business and Trade

Sir Martin Donnelly – FORMER Permanent Secretary, Boeing

Ami Kotecha – Co-Founder & Group President, Amro Partners

Per Wimmer – Chief Executive Officer, Wimmer Family Office

John Cummins – Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Capital Partners

Rosalind Smith-Maxwell – Senior Vice President, Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners

Luba Nikulina – Chief Strategy Officer, IFM Investors

Tony Suzuki – Chief Executive Officer UK, Sekisui House

Melanie Leech CBE – Chief Executive, British Property Federation

Neil Martin – CEO, Lendlease

Wei Meng – Head of Innovation and UK Real Estate, Tuspark

Tatsu Imamura – Executive Director, Mitsui Fudosan

Shinichi Kagitomi – Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Mitsubishi Estate London

Diane Lin – Head of Corporate Investment, Department of Business and Trade

Rob Bradley – Chief Executive, Bouygues

Stephanie Hyde – CEO UK and CEO EMEA Markets, JLL

Matthew Townend – Chief Operating Officer, EcoWorld London

Graham Lambert – Managing Director, VINCI Developments

Victor Song – Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Elite Partners Capital

Victoria Quinlan – President of Europe, Cortland

Mark Allnutt – Executive Director and Head of Europe, Greystar

Chris Sood-Nicholls – Managing Director for ESG, Regional Development and Social Impact Investment, Lloyds Bank

Leesha Gohil – Senior Manager – Projects, Office for Investment

Tim Newns – Managing Director for Levelling Up, Office for Investment

Emran Mian – Director General for Regeneration, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

The Freeport Bar

08:00 – 10:00

Breakfast with the Thames Estuary Team

Join the Estuary Envoy and the board for an open breakfast and fuel up for an exciting three days ahead.

Fringe Programme

08:00 – 15:00

Enjoy a Coffee on Perfect Circle and Stantec

Visit this cafe and show your event badge to receive your free coffee.

Venue: North Star Coffee, The Boulevard, Leeds Dock, LS10 1PZ

Fringe Programme

08:00 – 10:00

Homes England Strategic Plan Launch at UKREiiF

You are invited to attend a networking breakfast at UKREiiF followed by the launch of our strategic plan. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions and meet with the Homes England Executive Team.

Venue: War Gallery, Royal Armouries Museum

Link to register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/invitation-to-the-homes-england-strategic-plan-launch-at-ukreiif-tickets-626921949427

EDI & Youth Pavilion

08:30 – 09:00

Young Entrepreneurs in Property Presents – UKREiiF Today

Ahead of the first day at UKREiiF we hear from several rising stars from within the industry, as the national Young Entrepreneurs in Property group share details on some of today’s key events and discussions – whilst interviewing several industry influencers.

This session is in partnership with Young Entrepreneurs in Property.

Speakers include:

Chair: Grace Ellinor – Chair (Leeds Branch), Young Entrepreneurs in Property

Chair: Emily McLauchlan – Director, SLR Consulting

Tom Riordan – Chief Executive, Leeds City Council

Fringe Programme

08:45 – 09:15

Manchester and Opportunity London Welcome Breakfast

Key figures who are leading the Greater Manchester and London delegations will welcome guests.

Speakers include:

Cllr Bev Craig – Leader, Manchester City Council

Jules Pipe CBE – Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and the Fire Service, Greater London Authority

Invest Newcastle Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

09:00 – 10:00

Welcome to Newcastle Breakfast

Join leaders from Newcastle City Council for an informal welcome breakfast on the Newcastle pavilion.

Speakers include:

Jen Hartley – Director, Invest Newcastle

Nick Kemp – Leader, Newcastle City Council

Pam Smith – Chief Executive, Newcastle City Council

Cllr Nick Kemp – Leader, Newcastle City Council

Pam Smith – Chief Executive, Newcastle City Council

EDI & Youth Pavilion

09:15 – 09:45

Forging Futures – Kobe’s Story

CEG’s Forging Future is a pioneering skills centre that provides opportunities, creating pathways to success. This session will looking at work the Forging Futures Campus does through Kobe’s eyes – one of many successes stories.

This session is in partnership with Forging Futures.

Speakers include:

Kobe Lyon – Apprentice Telecommunications Engineer, Make Happen Group

Lucinda Yeadon – Community Liaison Manager, CEG

Andy Peaden – Director, The Skill Mill

Ewan Metcalf – Managing Director, i-Consult

Fringe Programme

09:15 – 10:00

Meet the Mayor of South Yorkshire

Come along to stand E40/44 to meet South Yorkshire’s Mayor Oliver Coppard and learn more about the region’s investment opportunities.

No need to register – just head to Stand E40/44 in the New Dock Exhibition Hall

Hosted by:

Oliver Coppard – Mayor, South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority

Bury Theatre

Royal Armouries

09:25 – 09:30

Keynote Address: Welcome to UKREiiF

What’s in store for the week ahead? A perfect chance to take stock and hear about all the great things UKREiiF 2023 has lined up.

Keynote Speaker:

Lord Bob Kerslake – Chair, UKREiiF Advisory Board

Beyond Net Zero Pavilion

09:25 – 09:35

Opening Keynote

As UKBCSD kicks off their 2023 UKREiiF programme, delegates are joined by one of the nation’s most eminent sustainability voices, Marvin Rees to set the tone for the week ahead!

Keynote Speaker:

Marvin Rees – Mayor, Bristol City Council

Bury Theatre

Royal Armouries

09:30 – 09:45

Keynote Address: Lord Dominic Johnson CBE – Investment Minister

UKREiiF will kickstart with a keynote speech from Lord Johnson – amplifying the importance of the next three days and setting the tone for the conversations set to take place and why the UK is the world’s most investable country.

Keynote Speaker:

Lord Dominic Johnson CBE – Investment Minister, Department for Business and Trade

SCAPE Public Sector Stage

Royal Armouries

09:30 – 10:30

Designing a Thriving and Sustainable Future in Leicester & Leicestershire

The city and region has huge potential for growth but how is this growth managed sustainably?  A panel of experts will be discussing how their organisations are thriving in this complex landscape and how they balance social, environmental, and economic factors to benefit Leicestershire. Ultimately, highlighting why they see the region as a prime investment destination.

Sponsored by Invest in Leicester.

Speakers include:

David Cockroft – Regional Director – Midlands, Harworth Group

Mike Denby – Director of Inward Investment and Place Marketing, Invest in Leicester

Snizhana Yesaulenko – Director, The Gresham Aparthotel and Cube Construction

Imogen Smazanovich – Associate Director of Technical Development, SEGRO

Pearl Suite

Royal Armouries

09:30 – 10:30

Decarbonisation: The Cost of Inaction

How do you solve a problem like reducing our carbon impact while investing in low carbon industries and modernising the built estate. Our panel discuss how they are addressing the obligations and the opportunity for a brighter, greener future.

Sponsored by Robertson.

Speakers include:

Chair: Rob Holt – Group Director Strategic Services, Robertson

Jamie Driscoll – Mayor, North of Tyne Combined Authority

Polly Cook – Chief Officer, Climate, Energy and Green Spaces, Leeds City Council

Ben Houchen – Mayor, Tees Valley Combined Authority

The Harworth Regeneration Pavilion

Pavilion Square

09:30 – 10:30

Does The Planning System Need Radical Reform?

We have been promised planning system reform for as long as we have had a planning system, but what ‘quick wins’ can we find to solve some of today’s issues, and what are the longer-term challenges that need to be addressed to unlock growth? Harworth’s planning team have a long track record of successfully taking large and complex sites through the planning system. Listen to them and an expert panel share their experiences and insights.

Speakers include:

Chair: Joanne Neville – Regional Head of Planning (Yorkshire and Central), Harworth Group

Sue Bridge – President, Royal Town Planning Institute

David Feeney – Chief Planning Officer, Leeds City Council

Jules Pipe CBE – Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and the Fire Service, Greater London Authority

Joanna Averley – Chief Planner for England, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Peter Goatley – King’s Counsel, No5 Chambers

Industry in Focus Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

09:30 – 10:30

Joint Ventures: The Evolution of the JV and the Benefit in Collaboration

We are seeing a significant growth and expansion of the joint venture. With participants looking to expand upon the previous models of JV to deliver housing, regeneration, investment and services and much more. Our guests will call upon their experience and some valuable lessons learned during their vast experience in the partnering space.

Sponsored by Devonshires.

Speakers include:

Jonathan Corris – Partner, Devonshires

Caroline Mostowfi – Partner, Devonshires

Chatinder Bal

Chatinder Bal – Director of Land, Planning & Partnerships, Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing

Roger Arnold – Senior Partner, Martin Arnold

Rethinking Places Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

09:30 – 10:30

Creating Opportunities for Nature

The real estate and infrastructure sector contributes to 1/4 of UK emissions, and therefore its transition to net-zero is vital. But its only part of the puzzle. Climate and nature are inextricably linked and we need to fully embrace a nature positive transition – this session will look at harnessing and leveraging that power.

Sponsored by Pollination.

Speakers include:

Chair: Dr Gemma Cranston – Executive Director, Pollination

Katerina Papavasileiou – Director of ESG, Federated Hermes

Yetunde Abdul – Head of Climate Action, UK Green Building Council

Emma Mackenzie – Director and Head of Asset Management & ESG, NewRiver REIT

Suresh Weerasinghe – Head of Levelling Up & Investments, Aviva Capital Partners

Lucinda Lay – Associate Director – ESG, CBRE

Newsroom Stage –

Royal Armouries

09:30 – 10:30

The Role of Social Value in the ESG Landscape

How are private and public sectors approaching social value in the built environment to deliver improved economic, social and environmental outcomes? Inspired PLC and a panel of voices from across the industry compare their experiences and ideas.

Sponsored by Inspired PLC.

Speakers include:

Chair: Dr Michelle de Jongh – ESG Services Director, Inspired PLC

Jonathan Walker – Sustainability Investment Manager, Gresham House

Sarah Fraser – Head of Wilmott Dixon Foundation and Lead of Social Value, Willmott Dixon

Connor Dalton – Director of ESG and Sustainability, CEF

Wendy Whewell – Head of ESG & Climate Change, Santander

Nathan Dinsdale – Procurement Solutions Manager, Inspired PLC

Kelly Thomas – Social Value and Fundraising Manager, Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing

Anna Devlet – Head of Social Sustainability, British Land

Beyond Net Zero Pavilion

09:35 – 10:15

Going Beyond Net Zero – Key Steps for Investible, Clean Growth

Policy makers join investors to outline ways to make the UK a more investible proposition for organisations that put ESG principles at the heart of their investment strategy.

Sponsored by CBRE.

Speakers include:

Chair: Lydia Dutton – Director Regional Sustainability Lead, CBRE

Marvin Rees – Mayor, Bristol City Council

Tom Stannard – Chief Executive, Salford City Council

Neelum Choudhury – Head of Sustainability, RivingtonHark

Rajesh Agrawal – Deputy Mayor for Business, Greater London Authority

Jamie Quinn – Sustainability Director, Argent and Related Argent

Bury Theatre

Royal Armouries

09:50 – 10:00

Keynote Address: Welcome to West Yorkshire, the Home of UKREiiF 2023

Ahead of the opening discussion on the state of play with levelling up, guests are joined by the Mayor of West Yorkshire who will discuss the importance of UKREiiF to local government and devolution ambitions.

Keynote Speaker:

Tracy Brabin – Mayor, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Bury Theatre

Royal Armouries

10:00 – 11:00

Is Levelling Up Working? Refocusing and Reinforcing National Regeneration Priorities

The £4.8bn Levelling Up Fund is the tip of the iceberg as a tool for unlocking inclusive economic growth across the UK. This panel analyses what’s working, what needs to improve and where resources should be focused over the next 18 months.

Sponsored by Rider Levett Bucknall.

Speakers include:

Chair: Lucy Fisher – Associate and Chair of RLB Women’s Community, Rider Levett Bucknall

Tracy Brabin – Mayor, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Ravi Chand CBE – SRO for Places for Growth, Cabinet Office

Deborah Cadman OBE – Chief Executive, Birmingham City Council

Stephanie Hyde – CEO UK and CEO EMEA Markets, JLL

Rob Perrins – Chief Executive Officer, Berkeley Group

Georgia Gould – Chair, London Councils

Dockside Pavilion

Dockside Zone

10:00 – 11:00

Prioritising STEM Centric Development: The Key to Re-Imagining the UK Economy?

UK Gov has recently announced a £25bn funding package to deliver the curation of a globally leading science, technology and engineering industry; much of the investment requires delivering world class estate and facilities. This session connects the needs of sector occupiers with project delivery and tackles the key challenges the industry faces.

Sponsored by Arcadis.

Speakers include:

Chair: Nora Taylor – Director Clients & Business Development Places, UK & Ireland, Spain & Portugal, Arcadis

Professor Charles Egbu – Vice Chancellor, Leeds Trinity University

Steve Rotheram – Mayor, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Fahmida Nisa – Event Manager & Host, UKREiiF

James Edwards – Managing Director, Evans Randall Investors

David Reay – Development Director, Stanhope

Welcome to West Yorkshire Pavilion

Pavilion Square

10:00 – 10:45

Calderdale: West Yorkshire’s Happy Valley

Home of the BBC smash hit Happy Valley, Calderdale has a lot to offer. Join key voices from the borough as they explore the opportunities across one of West Yorkshire’s most beautiful places.

Speakers include:

Cllr Tim Swift – Leader, Calderdale Council

Nicky Chance-Thompson – Chief Executive, The Piece Hall

Jeremy Hall – Chairman & Managing Director, Dean Clough

JLL Pavilion

Pavilion Square

10:00 – 11:00

Towards Net Zero – with the British Property Federation

The British Property Federation will dive into new research ‘Towards Net Zero’ with authors from across the real estate sector.

Speakers include:

Chair: Claire Rancine – Director, Sustainability Consulting, JLL

Deborah Walker – Director of Strategy and External Affairs, British Property Federation

Anastasia Klein – Head of ESG, Maples Teesdale

Mitch Cooke – Director, Greengage

UK Government House

10:00 – 10:20

UK Government House Official Opening

The UK Government House will be a hub for three-days hosting the Department for Business and Trade, the Department for Levelling Up, Communities and Housing, and wider delegates from a wider range of Government departments. This keynote will act as an official opening to the Pavilion’s activities.

Keynote speaker:

Lord Dominic Johnson CBE – Investment Minister, Department for Business and Trade

EDI & Youth Pavilion

10:00 – 10:30

Diversity, Inclusion and Representation with Real Estate Balance

Real Estate Balance’s recent D&I surveys will be explored, alongside the responses to the results from senior leaders across their 120 corporate members. Important issues facing our industry will also be discussed, including widening access to the sector, breaking the bottleneck of women not progressing to senior leadership roles, and developing inclusive cultures in the hybrid world of work.

Speakers include:

Carolyn Milligan – Co-Chair of NextGen Committee, Real Estate Balance

Kirsty Wilman – Chief Operating Officer, Federated Homes

Rachel Lea – Associate (Planning), Newsteer

Reah Huggins-Sutton – Asset Management Surveyor , JLL

Fringe Programme

10:00 – 11:00

Atom Valley – Making a Better Tomorrow

Hear about this long-term, large-scale project which will play a major role in levelling-up the north east of Greater Manchester, as well as the city region as a whole. Powering prosperity, growth, new housing, skills and sustainability across the UK’s second largest city region.

Venue: Oriental Gallery, Royal Armouries Museum

Speakers include:

Andy Burnham – Mayor, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Paul Ormerod – Chair, Atom Valley Board

Julia Heap – Principal and Chief Executive, Hopwood Hall and Hopwood University Centre

Cllr Eamonn O’Brien – Leader, Bury Council

Invest Newcastle Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

10:15 – 10:45

Development Opportunity: Health Innovation Neighbourhood

Join Newcastle University and Genr8 Kajima Regeneration for a presentation on plans to develop a cutting-edge £500m global centre of excellence in ageing and research on the site of the former General Hospital on Newcastle’s Westgate Road.

Sponsored by Newcastle University.

Speakers include:

Professor Jane Robinson – Pro Vice Chancellor, Engagement and Place, Newcastle University

Kate Pix – Regeneration Director, Genr8 Kajima Regeneration

Tower Gallery

10:15 – 11:00

Yorkshire: Investor and Developer Facilitation

We will be joined by representation from senior public sector figures from Yorkshire, alongside their private sector development partners – connecting them directly to investors, developers and end-users who’re interested in working within or expanding their work within the region.

The facilitation area is open to investors, funders, developers, end users and the local authorities hosting this session.

Email [email protected] for further information.

UK Government House

10:20 – 12:00

Department for Business and Trade UK Showcase

Developers and project promoters from across the UK and in a variety of asset classes showcase their opportunities within UK House pavilion. Join us in this session, for relaxed and informal conversation, while finding out more.

Western Gateway Pavilion

Pavilion Square

10:30 – 11:30

Introducing the Western Gateway

Home to world leading industry, high tech super clusters and innovative business, South Wales and Western England have huge potential to deliver for the UK. Come and hear from mayors, and other leaders from across the area.

Speakers include:

Chair: Richard Bonner – Chair, West of England Local Enterprise Partnership

Marvin Rees – Mayor, Bristol City Council

Katherine Bennett CBE – Chair, Western Gateway

Cllr Rob Stewart – Leader, Swansea Council

Beyond Net Zero Pavilion

10:30 – 11:15

The Power of Sustainable Growth – Energy, Infrastructure and Economy

A high-level session that explores how the UK should be powering regeneration and delivering sustainable infrastructure for a more inclusive economy.

Speakers include:

Chair: Jason Longhurst – Chair, UKBCSD

John Flint – Chief Executive, UK Infrastructure Bank

Andrew Farrimond – Infrastructure Sector Lead, Aviva Capital Partners

Catherine Raw – Managing Director, SSE Thermal

Cllr Claire Holland – Leader, London Borough of Lambeth

Future of Social Value Pavilion

10:30 – 11:00

Social Value: Should We Be Monetising?

The 55 Group and social value experts Loop share their thoughts on how we need to calculate the true value of social value.

Speakers include:

Gerard Toplass – Executive Chairman, The 55 Group

Mariefi Kamizouli – Lead Economist for Strategy, Procurement and Public Engagement, Loop

AtkinsRéalis Sustainable Futures Pavilion

Pavilion Square

10:30 – 11:30

The Road To Nowhere – Joining Up Remote Economies

How do you go about improving the social, economic, leisure and cultural outcomes in remote economies?  Transport has a key role to play and a panel of transport experts debate current research and thinking on this subject.

Speakers include:

Chair: Mike Batheram – Client Director, Local Transport, Atkins

Vicky Hutchinson – Environment Practice Director, ATKINS

Simon Warburton – Executive Director for Transport, Transport for Greater Manchester

Collette Carroll – Strategic Rail Market Director, ATKINS

Places for Life Pavilion

10:30 – 11:15

Social Value and Skills for Life

Join the team from Caddick Group and Moda as they outline why the future of the built environment depends on social value and skills.

Speakers include:

Chair: Liz Hamson – Editor-in-Chief, BE News

Paul Dodsworth – Managing Director, Caddick Construction

Dave Carlos – Managing Director, Just One

Lucinda Yeadon – Community Liaison Manager, CEG

Wesley Ankrah – Social Value Director, Savills

Stephanie Burras CBE – Chief Executive , Ahead Partnership

Lloyds Bank Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

10:30 – 11:15

Greening The Built Environment – What Needs To Happen and Who Needs To Do It?

Greening the built environment requires a number of integrated solutions to meet a complex set of challenges. What are the options and choices to deliver net zero across all scoped activities, whilst setting new build standards and implementing the required enablers and deliverables to decarbonise the legacy estate? Who are the critical counterparties and how do we mesh together the required activities to underpin a fit for purpose plan?

Speakers include:

Chair: Nicola Haigh – Head of Real Estate, Lloyds Bank

David Willock – Managing Director for ESG Finance, Lloyds Bank

Simon McWhirter – Director of Comms, Policy and Places, UK Green Building Council

Emma Hoskyn

Emma Hoskyn – UK Head of Sustainability, JLL

Bram Adema – Managing Director, CFP Green Buildings

EDI & Youth Pavilion

10:40 – 10:50

LocatED: Getting Young People Into The Industry

The government-owned property company, creating much needed school places for thousands of children and an efficient education estate, will share what they’re doing to get younger people interested in property.

Speakers include:

Rav Cheema – Senior Associate, LocatED

Industry in Focus Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

10:45 – 11:45

Developing and Delivering World Class Placemaking in our Towns and City Centres Through Sport and Leisure

Estate managers and town planners are having to rethink the masterplanning of our town and city centres with an evolving landscape of mixed use space replacing physical retail. How can those working in the design and built environment of urban centres use leisure and sporting facilities to attract traffic and regenerate local economies?

Sponsored by AFL Architects.

Speakers include:

Chair: Louise Brooke Smith OBE – Development & Strategic Planning Advisor, Consilio Strategic Consultancy

John Roberts – Director and Lead for Sports & Leisure, AFL Architects

Garry Taylor – Assistant Director Major Projects, Culture and Place, Hull City Council

Nicola Rigby – Principal for Development Land, Avison Young

Stuart Barnes – Assistant Director Economic Growth and Housing, Sefton Council

James Pitt – Regional Director, Muse

Pearl Suite

Royal Armouries

11:00 – 12:00

Who Really Holds the Power in Determining Where a Development Happens?

Speakers will explore the nuances of delivering major building, regeneration and infrastructure project, as they discuss and debate where key decisions are made, the principles of collaboration between multiple stakeholders and if the system works for all elements of the delivery chain to ensure project completion.

Sponsored by C|T Group.

Speakers include:

Chair: John Walker – Head of UK and European Real Estate and Infrastructure, C|T Group

Cllr Abi Brown – Chair, Local Government Association

Stephen Wild – Managing Director, Peel Land

Nick Lee – Managing Director, NJL Consulting

Sajeeda Rose – Corporate Director for Growth and City Development, Nottingham City Council

Alison Crofton

Alison Crofton – Chief Property Officer, Homes England

SCAPE Public Sector Stage

Royal Armouries

11:00 – 12:00

Sheffield. Imagine the Future. The Time is Now

We are a city renowned for thinking, making and investing and we’ve been busy the past year. From the South Yorkshire Innovation Zone, the Innovation District Development, our uniquely placed housing accelerator delivering catalyst sites, a new local plan, being named as the 2nd best destination for a European city break and being recognised as the UK’s foodie hotspot, find out what Sheffield has to offer!

Sponsored by Sheffield City Council.

Speakers include:

Chair: Louisa Harrison-Walker – Executive Director, Sheffield Chamber of Commerce

Sir Martin Donnelly – Former Permanent Secretary of Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and of the Department for International Trade

Koen Lamberts – Vice- Chancellor, University of Sheffield

Kate Josephs CB – Chief Executive, Sheffield City Council

Peter Denton – Chief Executive, Homes England

Oliver Coppard – Mayor, South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority

Welcome to West Yorkshire Pavilion

Pavilion Square

11:00 – 11:45

Working in Partnership to Deliver Great Places and High Quality Homes

Join leaders from across the region as they discuss creating places for talent to live and thrive via creating world class partnerships.

Speakers include:

Lisa Littlefair – City Director, Mott MacDonald

Nick Atkin – Chief Executive, West Yorkshire Housing Partnership

Tamsin Hart-Jones – Head of Cities and Major Conurbations, Homes England

David Shepherd – Strategic Director for Place, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Rethinking Places Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

11:00 – 12:00

Partnerships for Growth – Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton is a city with ambitious growth plans, a strong vision and a progressive council bringing energy and pace to new developments and change, delivering real results. We hear from the council and their partners on the significant opportunities being brought forward and how it’s one of the best locations in the country to invest.

Speakers include:

Chair: Rebecca Harlow – Director, Arcadis

Maggie Grogan – Managing Director for the Midlands, Muse

Ray Flynn – Associate Director of Place, University of Wolverhampton

Tim Johnson – Chief Executive, City of Wolverhampton Council

David Mawson – Chief Executive, Placefirst

EDI & Youth Pavilion

11:00 – 12:00

Regeneration Brainery: Bringing Young People to the Heart of UKREiiF

Regeneration Brainery is all about getting more young people into the industry – helping school leavers and undergraduates learn and develop. They’ll be doing an interactive session at UKREiiF.

Newsroom Stage –

Royal Armouries

11:00 – 12:00

Unlocking Development in a Changing World

This session will explore practical solutions and case studies on how to overcome some of the current pitfalls in the development sector – and how we can turn constraints into opportunities that will future proof businesses and create sustainable developments and communities.

Sponsored by Irwin Mitchell.

Speakers include:

Claire Petricca-Riding

Chair: Claire Petricca-Riding – Partner, Irwin Mitchell

Andy Pointon – Head of Build to Rent Investment and Development, Allsop

Angela Barnicle – Chief Officer for Asset Management and Regeneration, Leeds City Council

Matt Chandler – Managing Director, Godwin Developments

Yvonne Ambo – Senior Transactions Manager (Long Income Funds), Legal & General

Julia Baker – Head of Nature Services, Mott MacDonald

Jo Holden – Sustainability and ESG Director, Peel L&P

Bury Theatre

Royal Armouries

11:15 – 12:15

Transforming Transport and Futureproofing Infrastructure – Connecting Places, People and Business While Creating World Class Places To Live

As the UK population’s habits evolve and people change the way they work, socialise or do business, the country’s infrastructure faces the challenge of keeping pace with demand and relevance. This session discusses current priority for investment and how to deliver maximum benefit for the population and industry.

Sponsored by GHD.

Speakers include:

Andy Burnham – Mayor, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Kathryn Oldale – Head of Strategy, Policy & Communications, DB Cargo

Michael Kirkland – Director, Logistics Capital Partners

James Heath – Chief Executive, National Infrastructure Commission

Caroline Harper – Chief Planning Director, Be First

Steve Scott – Future Communities Lead, GHD

Professor Sadie Morgan OBE – Commissioner, National Infrastructure Commission

Dockside Pavilion

Dockside Zone

11:15 – 12:15

The Evolution of Work – Building for Business But Supporting New Ways of Working

The UK workforce has ever changing expectations regarding the physical environment they work within. Moreover, urban centres across the country are wrestling with adapting to post-pandemic work/life changes. This session explores how commercial development and its relationship with placemaking might evolve in the coming years.

Sponsored by Pick Everard.

Speakers include:

Chair: George Brennan – Architecture Director, Pick Everard

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Alexander Morris – Development Director, BentallGreenOak

Elliott Sparsis – Head of UK, Convene

Joanna Turner – Head of Property Research, Canada Life Asset Management

Paul Casey – Global Real Estate Director EMEA, IBM

Invest Newcastle Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

11:15 – 12:00

Making Devolution Work for People and Places

This panel will discuss how to make devolution work for people and places by involving local communities, businesses, and government representatives to ensure that the benefits of devolution are shared widely and fairly.

Sponsored by North of Tyne Combined Authority.

Speaker include:

Chair: Henry Kippin – Managing Director, North of Tyne Combined Authority

Cllr Bev Craig – Leader, Manchester City Council

Steve Rotheram – Mayor, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Sheena Ramsey – Chief Executive, Gateshead Council

Nick Kemp – Leader, Newcastle City Council

Beyond Net Zero Pavilion

11:25 – 12:15

Beyond Net Zero – The Path to Success for Sustainable Developments

Exploring the role the property sector can play in delivering Net Zero for the UK, focusing on the decarbonisation of construction, minimising biodiversity loss, and delivering renewable energy solutions at scale.

Speakers include:

Simon Cox – Senior Vice President and Head of Project Management, Prologis

Luba Nikulina – Chief Strategy Officer, IFM Investors

Jules Pipe CBE – Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and the Fire Service, Greater London Authority

Alexa Culver

Chair: Alexa Culver – General Counsel, Environment Bank

Tim Newns – Managing Director for Levelling Up, Office for Investment

Barton Suite

Royal Armouries

11:30 – 12:30

Live Roundtable: Creating Better Places and Environments for Work

A mixture of place leaders, commercial developers, investors and employers come together to field a live discussion on the sorts of towns and cities that should be delivered to make attractive places for talent to work. Limited spaces to view so get along early!

Speakers include:

Chair: Stephanie Denton – Head of Content, Property Week

Zac Goodman – Chief Executive, TSP

Lisa Ravenscroft – Chief Marketing Officer, Mount Anvil

John Wilkinson – Director, Western Gateway

Sarah Green – Chief Executive, NewcastleGateshead Initiative

Aidan Thatcher – Director of Place, Wigan Council

Lydia Lee – Assistant Director, Culture and Regeneration, London Borough of Bromley

Andrew Smith – Director of Planning, Development and Transportation, Leicester City Council

Anna Jakobsen – EMEA Lead for Sustainability, Resilience and ESG, GHD

Mark Williams – Executive Director, RivingtonHark

Stuart Buckley – Managing Director, Warwickshire Property Development Group

Dominic Holmes – Development Director, Yoo Capital

Places for Life Pavilion

11:30 – 12:30

Social Value and Skills Networking Event – Meet the Moda & Caddick Teams

Meet the Moda and Caddick teams for a social value and skills networking event, with lunch provided.

Speakers include:

Myles Hartley – Managing Director, Caddick Group

The Freeport Bar

11:30 – 12:30

INVESTUARY Launch

Join senior voices from both the public and private sector along the Thames Estuary for the official UK launch of their brand new investment platform INVESTUARY.

Tower Gallery

11:30 – 13:30

London: Investor and Developer Facilitation

We will be joined by represented of all 32 London Boroughs, the City of London and the Greater London Authority – connecting them directly to investors, developers and end-users who’re interested in working within or expanding their work within the capital.

The facilitation area is open to investors, funders, developers, end users and the local authorities hosting this session.

Email [email protected] for further information.

Fringe Programme

11:30 – 12:00

Leeds Model Demo

Join us for a live demonstration of our interactive 3D model of Leeds, highlighting how architects, planners, developers, and planning officers can harness the power of digital twins to assess the real-world impact of schemes at an early stage, saving time, costs and headaches for everyone.

Venue: VU.CITY stand, C44

Glassbox

Dockside Zone

12:00 – 14:00

Regional Leaders and Department for Business and Trade Lunch in association with UKREiiF

Annual lunch bringing together figureheads from across UK towns and cities with government voices as they share their ambitions for UKREiiF and feedback on challenges and opportunities facing their places.

This event is strictly invite only.

Sponsored by UKREiiF.

AtkinsRéalis Sustainable Futures Pavilion

Pavilion Square

12:00 – 13:00

Social (Who/What Do We) Value

The move towards a Social Value Economy is one where we recognise many different types of Value – beyond the basic economic measurement. We will explore why we need to assess both the positive and negative impacts, why £ value does not tell the full picture and how Social Value is a tool for change’

Speakers include:

Chair: Sarah Lambshead – Social Value Lead, Faithful + Gould

Laurienne Buhinja – Graduate Quantity Surveyor, Faithful+Gould

Anna Mimms – Head of Service – Employment, Skills & Adult Education, Derby City Council

Anna Sabine – Director, BiBO Studio

Aïsha Butera – Programme Delivery Lead (Co-Design and Social Value), Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Western Gateway Pavilion

Pavilion Square

12:00 – 13:30

Western Gateway Leader and Partners Meet and Greet

Meet partners from across South Wales and Western England to find out more about the great investment opportunities exist across the geography.  Be a part of the UK’s future growth in the Western Gateway!

Welcome to West Yorkshire Pavilion

Pavilion Square

12:00 – 12:15

West Yorkshire Strategic Place Partnership Announcement

UKREiiF delegates will be the first to hear about an exciting new partnership coming forward.

Speakers include:

Tracy Brabin – Mayor, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Peter Denton – Chief Executive, Homes England

JLL Pavilion

Pavilion Square

12:00 – 13:00

Next Generation, Regeneration

JLL development and regeneration experts will be brought together for this discussion, drawing upon new research being launched at UKREiiF that explores the impact of reinvention and repurposing on towns and cities across the UK.

Speakers include:

Chair: Jon Neale – Head of Research UK, JLL

Phil Mayall – Managing Director, Muse

Peter McIntyre – Executive Director of City Development, Sunderland City Council

Mike Coplowe – Head of Strategic Development, Legal & General

Alison Crofton

Alison Crofton – Chief Property Officer, Homes England

Myran Lynch-Bathgate – Associate – Development & Regeneration, JLL

Lloyds Bank Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

12:00 – 12:45

Financing Net Zero – Who's Going to Pay?

The economies of retrofitting create a number of fiscal, logistical and societal dilemmas and indeed opportunities. Reducing emissions and ultimately energy consumption is an imperative, with or without the driver of legislative change, but the enormity of the challenge is significant. Fundamental questions remain – how can the transformation be funded and financed, do we have the infrastructure to retrofit at scale and what are the appropriate measures to benchmark success?

Speakers include:

Chair: Dave Brigden – Sector Director for ESG, Real Estate & Housing, Lloyds Bank

Professor David Glew – Director of Leeds Sustainability Institute, Leeds Beckett University

Chinyelu Oranefo – Director of Sustainability & ESG Finance, Lloyds Bank

Matt Ferretti – Head of Partnerships, Green Finance Institute

Yetunde Abdul – Head of Climate Action, UK Green Building Council

UK Government House

12:00 – 15:00

UK Government Open House

UK Government open the doors to come network with them – with senior representation from the Department for Business and Trade, the Department for Levelling Up, Communities and Housing, and other departments from across the Government spectrum.

Beyond Net Zero Pavilion

12:15 – 13:30

Clean Growth Investment Lunch With Prologis

The senior team from Prologis host a private roundtable and networking session.

This event is invite only.

To register interest in attending contact: [email protected] 

EDI & Youth Pavilion

12:15 – 13:15

Building an Inclusive Industry

This panel session looks at the great work already being done, and opportunities to work better, to create a truly inclusive industry that attracts and retains the best talent possible.

Speakers include:

Chair: Ollie Folayan MBE – Chair, Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers

Tarisiro Fundira – Graduate Civil Engineer and EDI Lead (Buildings and Cities Unit), Mott MacDonald

Nicola Mathers – Chief Executive , Future of London

Tariq Shah – Director, Vigo Group

Fringe Programme

12:15 – 12:30

Club Peloton Cycle to UKREiiF Arrival

Welcome the riders of the Club Peloton Cycle to UKREiiF – who’ll be starting in Harrogate and making their way via a 100km route to UKREiiF. The time may vary slightly and details of their arrival location will be shared closer to the time.

You can register to take part in the Cycle to UKREiiF here: https://clubpeloton.org/networks/events/105850

Bury Theatre

Royal Armouries

12:30 – 12:45

Keynote Address: Oliver Shah

Oliver Shah is an award-winning Business Editor of The Sunday Times and one of the most respected national commentators on business, property and the high street. He’ll be delivering an insight keynote at the event – a must attend event.

Keynote speaker:

Oliver Shah – Associate Editor, The Sunday Times

Fringe Programme

12:30 – 14:00

Inclusive Cities: Child Friendly Urban Planning

How can our cities be shaped to become more inclusive, to benefit current and future generations? What is the role of the built environment as a play and learning resource for children growing up in our towns and cities? This interactive event will explore how we can improve the way our cities support the development and wellbeing of young children.

Venue: Arup, Admiral House, Rose Wharf, 78 East Street, Leeds

To register visit: https://info.arup.com/Arup_at_UKReiiF_2166-Registration.html

Bury Theatre

Royal Armouries

12:45 – 13:45

The Value of Partnerships: How Do We Align the Public and Private Sector to Deliver Better Places?

The potential of UK towns and cities can only be recognised when policy makers and private sector stakeholders collaborate inclusively. Using best practice examples and ideas, this session explores the pitfalls and possibilities of developing partnerships with healthier, smarter, greener places at their heart.

Sponsored by Schroders Capital.

Speakers include:

Chair: Chris Santer – Portfolio Manager for Impact Fund, Schroders Capital

Pete Gladwell UKREiiF

Pete Gladwell – Group Social Impact & Investment Director, Legal & General

Michelle Percy – Director of Investment and Growth, Newcastle City Council

Peter Denton – Chief Executive, Homes England

Olaide Oboh – Executive Director, Socius

Rachel Miller – Investment Director, Housing Growth Partnership

Sebastian Macdonald-Hall – Partner and Director, Evolve Property Partners

Mark Callender – Head of Real Estate Research, Schroders Capital

Dockside Pavilion

Dockside Zone

12:45 – 13:45

Using BtR and PRS to Build Back Better: Keeping Pace with an Evolving Sector

A sector that could be worth £170bn per year by 2032 is one that will have an impact on place development across major conurbations. This session explores how sustainability, tech and design will combine to create world class communities to live within.

Sponsored by Puma Property Finance.

Speakers include:

Chair: Eliot Kaye – Managing Director, Puma Property Finance

Ami Kotecha – Co-Founder & Group President, Amro Partners

Tom Bloxham – Founder and Chairman, Urban Splash

Sarah Shaw – Head of Planning, Glasgow City Council

Rick de Blaby – Chief Executive Officer, Get Living

Nigel Barclay – Assistant Director – Structured Real Estate Finance, Homes England

Industry in Focus Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

12:45 – 13:45

Levelling Up Through Leveraging Heritage Assets

Towns and communities can be given new life through imaginatively repurposing of old redundant assets and heritage buildings into modern, future fit real estate assets – and this session will explore this through real case studies, debate and discussion, exploring the link between this and attracting inward investment.

Sponsored by Place Capital Group.

Speakers include:

Chair: David Smith-Milne – Founder and CEO, Place Capital Group

Dan Anderson – Director, Fourth Street

Elaine Griffiths – Chief Executive, The Monastery Manchester

Julian Jackson – Director of Place, Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Paul Lakin – Executive Director of Place, Bury Council

Dr Anne McCann – Programme Director, Government Property Agency

Clive Anderson – Director of Capital Projects, Government Property Agency

Barton Suite

Royal Armouries

13:00 – 13:30

How The DLUHC is Supporting Local Planning Authorities to Improve Citizen Engagement with the Planning System

The Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Digital Planning team is working to use digital to modernise England’s planning system. The PropTech Innovation Fund was established in 2021 and is supporting 47 councils to push the boundaries of citizen engagement using digital tools. In this session you’ll hear highlights from 3 Local Planning Authority pilots and explore the future of PropTech in the planning space.

Speakers include:

Bridget Wilkins – Head of Adoption, Engagement and Innovation, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Olivia Smith – Activation and Engagement Lead, London Borough of Waltham Forest

Chris Outtersides – South West Hertfordshire Strategic Plan Director, South West Hertfordshire Authorities

Keith Keeley – Head of Regeneration Strategy, Wirral Council

SCAPE Public Sector Stage

Royal Armouries

13:00 – 14:00

Full of Fibre – Hull City Council Showcase

From end of the line to destination Hull, how the city is using technology, culture and renewables to drive towards a bright future. Join us for refreshments in our informal session and see why you should be looking at Hull for your next investment.

Sponsored by Hull City Council.

Speakers include:

Tim Shaw – Chief Executive, KCOM Group

Jo Fleming – Corporate Engagement Officer, MS3 Networks

John Connolly – Co-Founder and Managing Director, C4DI

Pearl Suite

Royal Armouries

13:00 – 14:00

The Future of Construction

Join government and industry leaders at this ‘lunch and learn’ session to understand how construction projects will be delivered in the future. Rising costs and the net zero agenda have created a perfect storm – and we’ll discuss how innovation in skills, systems, tech and data could provide the key.

Sponsored by Better Delivery and AESG.

Speakers include:

Jamie Parr – Founder and Director, Better Delivery

Phillipa Grant – Global Director of Sustainability, AESG

Bola Abisogun OBE – Digital Director, BIM Academy

Giulia Papi – Data Intelligence Manager, innDex

Tom Stannard – Chief Executive, Salford City Council

Helena Powell – Senior Land and Development Manager, Linkcity

The Harworth Regeneration Pavilion

Pavilion Square

13:00 – 13:45

The Advanced Manufacturing Park: a Blueprint for High-Tech Productivity

The AMP proves to be a stellar example of how to establish a world leading research and innovation district, giving rise to a cluster of globally-renowned occupiers including McLaren, UK Atomic Energy Agency, Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and Rolls Royce. Harworth has managed to transform this site from a deindustrialised former coal mine into hub of high-tech manufacturing and innovation that continues to deliver skills and employment opportunities. Hear our panel discuss the multi-decade journey to create the AMP, and why it continues to thrive.

Speakers include:

Chair: Andrea Morley – Director of Asset Management, Harworth Group

Richard Bland – AMID Programme Manager, Sheffield City Council

Sharon Kemp

Sharon Kemp – Chief Executive, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Benjamin Banks – Founder, SBD Apparel

Rebecca Schofield – Partner (Industrial & Logistics Yorkshire), Knight Frank

Rethinking Places Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

13:00 – 14:00

A Place-Based Cluster Approach – How to Adopt Net-Zero Technology?

Join the Manufacturing Technology and an exciting set of speakers to discuss the place-based cluster approach and how net-zero technology can be adopted and deployed at pace.

Sponsored by The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC).

Speakers include:

Chair: Jo Dally – Strategic Partnerships Director , National Composites Centre

Chris Dunkley – Deputy Director – Oxfordshire Cluster, The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)

Katherine Fairclough – Chief Executive, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Gavin Chapman – Deputy Chair, Thames Estuary Growth Board

Places for Life Pavilion

13:00 – 13:30

From High Rise to the Hacienda: Building Culture and Community into Meanwhile Uses

In 2022, Moda Living joined forces with New Citizens to throw legendary Leeds music festival The Garden Party. Fast forward 12 months, and the businesses have launched the city’s biggest outdoor events venue, set to host a jam-packed programme of festivals and events in the coming years. Join Moda Living’s Lydia Eustace and New Citizens’ Stu Butterworth in a fireside chat about how built environment businesses can work with cultural partners to benefit both sides of the fence and benefit their communities for the long term.

Speakers include:

Stu Butterworth – Director, New Citizens

Lydia Eustace – Marketing Director, Moda Living

Newsroom Stage –

Royal Armouries

13:00 – 14:00

Doing More With Less

The development industry is facing ever growing pressures to drive efficiencies while improving outcomes. Inflation, supply challenges, importance of sustainability and skills shortages will all account for a challenging period ahead; but does this present an opportunity?

Sponsored by John Sisk and Son.

Speakers include:

Chair: Ajaz Shafi – Chief Operating Officer, John Sisk and Son

Mark Chivers – Director General, Government Property / Cabinet Office

Rebecca Hartshorn – Framework Director, John Sisk and Son

Rob Valentine – Director, Bruntwood

Phil Marsden – Director of Project Management, Muse

Jane Cash – Head of Projects and Programmes (Regeneration Team), Leeds City Council

Mark Baseby – Director of Architecture, McBains

John McManus – Deputy Director of Regeneration Delivery Unit, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Dan Gillespie – Director, Quartz Project Services

Tammy Whitaker – Head of Regeneration and Property, Sheffield City Council

Ian MacLeod – Director of Planning, Transport and Sustainability, Birmingham City Council

Fringe Programme

13:00 – 14:00

Unlocking Housing Growth in Marginal Markets

In 2013 Leeds set out a strategy for housing led regeneration in some of its most deprived neighbourhoods. 10 years later over 1,500 homes on 37-ha have been delivered or are on site. This discussion considers whether such models are still possible, and how lessons can be applied to the Strategic Place Partnership.

Venue: Department Leeds Dock, 4 The Boulevard, Leeds LS10 1PZ

This event is now fully booked.

Welcome to West Yorkshire Pavilion

Pavilion Square

13:30 – 14:15

West Yorkshire: Investing for Net Zero 2038

Delegates are joined by West Yorkshire leaders who assess progress on the region’s sustainability journey and who will set out ideas and solutions for the challenges ahead.

Speakers include:

Cllr Tim Swift – Leader, Calderdale Council

Natasha Babar-Evans – Chief Executive, Better Connect

Anna Cartwright – Managing Director, UK Infrastructure Bank

Karl Smyth – Director, External Affairs & Strategic Policy, enfinium

Liz Hunter – Director of Policing, Environment & Place, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Chris Thompson – Founder, CITU

JLL Pavilion

Pavilion Square

13:30 – 14:30

Pricing the Low Carbon Transition

Investment requirements relating to sustainability, resilience, and ESG are increasing in prevalence. We look in particular detail at how sustainability transition risk and opportunity can be incorporated into asset values; current methodologies, use of technology, challenges and future trajectory for pricing.

Speakers include:

Chair: Emma Hoskyn – Head of Sustainability, JLL

David Willock – Managing Director for ESG Finance, Lloyds Bank

Barbora Melezinkova – Head of ESG, LXi REIT

Max Walmsley – Assistant Portfolio Manager, LaSalle Investment Management

Emily Chadwick – Head of ESG and Risk, JLL

EDI & Youth Pavilion

13:30 – 14:45

Placemaking With Purpose – Delivering for Future Generations

Join this session to explore what placemaking with a  purpose means to individuals and industry. The session will be followed by sweet treats and refreshments.

Speakers include:

Chair: Oliver Steele – Cities Studio Lead, Mott MacDonald

Alice Gallareto – Senior Urban Designer, Mott MacDonald

Waheed Nazir – Chairman, Arden Cross

David Hughes – Director of Place, Wirral Council

Abigail Stratford – Head of Regeneration, Bristol City Council

Beyond Net Zero Pavilion

13:45 – 14:00

Keyland Developments Blueprint Launch

The senior team from Keyland Developments will launch their sustainable development strategy.

Western Gateway Pavilion

Pavilion Square

13:45 – 14:45

Powerhouse of Innovation

Home to 14 of the 15 world’s largest aerospace manufacturers, the most advanced cyber cluster in Europe and four of the most research focused universities in the UK, the Western Gateway has a long history of innovation. Find out why South Wales and Western England are at the forefront of creating the economies of the future.

Speakers include:

Chair: Chris Bowie-Hill – Innovation Director, Hydrock, now Stantec

Ruth Dooley – Chair, GFirst LEP

Stephen Bashford – Director of Business and Skills, West of England Combined Authority

Kellie Beirne – Chief Executive, Cardiff Capital Region

Russell Frith – Inward Investment Manager, Wiltshire Council

Barton Suite

Royal Armouries

14:00 – 14:45

How to Build an Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem Which Connects People and Place

Tom Riordan will facilitate a discussion with expert panellists on the challenges and opportunities of building successful innovation ecosystems that matter to people, place, regions and countries, examining the specific strategies cities are taking to achieve this.

Speakers include:

Chair: Tom Riordan – Chief Executive, Leeds City Council

Lalit Suryawanshi – Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, ITECHO Health

Professor Simone Buitendijk – Vice Chancellor, University of Leeds

Professor Andy Neely OBE – Vice Chancellor, University of Cambridge

Jessica Bowles – Director of Strategy, Bruntwood

Zandra Moore – Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Panintelligence

Dockside Pavilion

Dockside Zone

14:00 – 15:00

Healthy Cities for Healthy Economies – Delivering Critical Infrastructure to Support National Wellbeing and Placemaking

This session explores the interconnected relationship between creating positive public health outcomes and regeneration. From holistic investment and development schemes to new healthcare infrastructure, delegates are joined by senior voices from across policy and property to discuss symbiotic outcomes for the UK population.

Sponsored by Savills.

Speakers include:

Chair: Andrew Buroni – Environmental Planning & Infrastructure, Savills

Anne-Marie Garner – Vice President Corporate Strategy, Therme Group

Dame Linda Pollard – Chair, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Professor Jane Robinson – Pro Vice Chancellor, Engagement and Place, Newcastle University

Kate Pix – Regeneration Director, Genr8 Kajima Regeneration

Dr Nik Johnson – Mayor, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Natalie Forrest – Senior Responsible Owner for New Hospital Programme, NHS

AtkinsRéalis Sustainable Futures Pavilion

Pavilion Square

14:00 – 15:00

How Can The Majority of Local Authorities Achieve Net Zero Carbon by 2030?

With over 300 local authorities declaring a climate emergency and many pledging to be net-zero carbon by 2030, they are in a race against time. We look at the consequences, challenges and opportunities to help them reach a sustainable future.

Speakers include:

Chair: Will Burkitt – Director , AtkinsRéalis

Kate Kennally – Chief Executive, Cornwall Council

Andy Williams – Director of Regeneration & Economy, Coventry City Council

Nabeel Khan – Strategic Director Sustainable Growth, London Borough of Lambeth

Ellie Jenkins – Partner, Akerlof

The Harworth Regeneration Pavilion

Pavilion Square

14:00 – 15:00

The Power of Road and Rail Infrastructure to Unlock Regeneration

Transport is said to be at the core of levelling up, with improved connectivity through projects such as HS2 and NPR the apparent key to closing the gaps between Britain’s regions, boosting productivity and delivering our net zero ambitions. To drive this agenda forward requires the inclusion of diverse voices, some of whom will come together for this event.

Speakers include:

Chair: Lynda Shillaw – Chief Executive Officer, Harworth Group

Huw Bowen – Chief Executive Officer, Chesterfield Borough Council

Eamonn Boylan – Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Kitty Patmore – Chief Financial Officer, Harworth Group

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Simon Emery – Senior Economic Development & Spatial Planning Manager, National Highways

Places for Life Pavilion

14:00 – 15:00

Culture Led Regeneration

The team from Moda and Caddick are joined by very special guests to discuss how culture will shape the delivery of sustainable built environment projects in the future.

Speakers include:

Chair: Abigail Scott – Director Of External Relations and Strategic Partnerships, Leeds 2023

Charlotte Michael – Partnership and Skills Manager , Channel 4

Cllr Samer Bagaeen – Councillor, Brighton and Hove Council

Lydia Eustace – Marketing Director, Moda Living

Stu Butterworth – Director, New Citizens

Jamie Jones-Buchannan – Head of Culture, Diversity and Inclusivity, Leeds Rhinos

Claire McColgan CBE – Director of Culture, Liverpool City Council

James Brining – Chief Executive & Artistic Director, Leeds Playhouse

Industry in Focus Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

14:00 – 15:00

Creating Scalable Investment Opportunity: 3Ci’s National Net Zero Project Pipeline

One of the biggest challenges to achieving the Net Zero transition is generating enough investment-ready and bankable projects of the scale that will attract private finance. 3Ci has launched a national register of locally and regionally led, bankable Net Zero projects to address this challenge. It has over 1,000 projects from 50 local authorities valued at £60bn – and this session will explore the next stages of its development.

Sponsored by Connected Places Catapult.

Speakers include:

Tracy Brabin – Mayor, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Marvin Rees – Mayor, Bristol City Council

Professor Greg Clark – Chair, Connected Places Catapult

Melanie Leech CBE – Chief Executive, British Property Federation

Zoe Jennings – Lead Manager of 3Ci & Net Zero Programmes, Connected Places Catapult

Dr Rick Robinson – Director of Smart Places, Telecommunications & Digital Infrastructure, Jacobs

Lloyds Bank Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

14:00 – 14:45

The Evolution of Sustainability in Housing

Join a leading panel of industry experts who will explore the evolution of sustainability across the housing landscape, and the areas for consideration as part of the Just Green Transition, to ultimately support customers, colleagues and communities.

Speakers include:

Chair: Chris Yau – Director (Social Housing), Lloyds Bank

Vivienne King – Head of Real Estate Social Impact, The Good Economy

Gemma Smith – Chief Executive , Strata Homes

Craig Luttman – Strategy & Development Director, Citra Living

John Tatham – Finance & Investment Director, PfP Capital

Tower Gallery

14:00 – 15:00

International Investor and Developer Facilitation

Working with the Department for Business and Trade, we’ll bring their international delegation of investors, developers and influencers to meet key representatives from supporting city regions in the UK.

This session is invite only.

Email [email protected] for further information.

Bury Theatre

Royal Armouries

14:15 – 15:15

The UK on the Global Stage – Sharing International Ideas for Regeneration and Economic Growth

A high-level session that examines how the UK can collaborate with international stakeholders to deliver game changing inward investment while exporting ideas globally to improve worldwide standing and soft power.

Speakers include:

Chair: Seth O’Farrell – Reporter, fDi Intelligence (Financial Times)

Kate Willard OBE – Chair, Thames Estuary Growth Board

Ben Houchen – Mayor, Tees Valley Combined Authority

Ramona Jones – Deputy Director, Office for Investment

Rajesh Agrawal – Deputy Mayor for Business, Greater London Authority

Cllr Bev Craig – Leader, Manchester City Council

Harry Badham – Chief Development and Asset Repositioning Officer, Hammerson

Pearl Suite

Royal Armouries

14:15 – 15:15

The Building Safety Act: Culture Change or Culture Shock?

The Building Safety Act received Royal Assent in April 2022. One year on, we’re asking a panel of industry experts to discuss the impact of the Act on the UK construction industry so far and what we need to prepare for in the year ahead. Has it been culture change or culture shock?

Sponsored by Hydrock.

Speakers include:

Chair: Jane Groom – Partner and Co-Managing Director for Politics, Engagement and Planning, London Communications Agency

Will Freeman – Director for Building Safety & Information Management Development, Hydrock, now Stantec

Rob Perrins – Chief Executive Officer, Berkeley Group

Fiona Fletcher-Smith – Chief Executive Officer, L&Q

Lee Powell – Chief Executive Officer, GMI

Todd Marler – Senior Director of Operations, Greystar

SCAPE Public Sector Stage

Royal Armouries

14:15 – 15:15

Low Carbon Cities: Embedding Sustainability into Decision-Making

As cities are increasingly looking to meet ambitious low carbon goals, it is critical to embed sustainability into decision-making processes to bring about tangible positive change. This panel will gather key industry representatives to discuss the challenges and solutions in making low carbon cities a reality.

Sponsored by London Borough of Lambeth.

Speakers include:

Chair: Damian Wild – Managing Director, ING Media

Cllr Claire Holland – Leader, London Borough of Lambeth

James Byrne – Partner, Sustainable Ventures

Chinyelu Oranefo – Director of Sustainability & ESG Finance, Lloyds Bank

Patrick O’Gorman – Chief Executive Officer, Bywater Properties

Beyond Net Zero Pavilion

14:15 – 15:00

Using Sustainable Infrastructure to Drive Potential

UK Business Council for Sustainable Development partners join leaders from across national infrastructure to talk about their net zero transition and how investment in greener infrastructure will unlock cleaner development.

Speakers include:

Chair: Claire Weir – Director, CBRE

Grant Findlay – Executive Managing Director Buildings, Sir Robert McAlpine

Max Jones – Director, Infrastructure and Head of Construction, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking

Joanne Patrick – Head of Sustainable Energy, Amber Infrastructure Group

Xavier Brice – Chief Executive, Sustrans

Rethinking Places Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

14:15 – 15:15

Investing Pension Funds to Deliver Sustainable and People First Regeneration

Three major pension funds will share details on their investment activity which is set to explode in the coming years – whilst looking at the great work pension capital is doing to enable regeneration, accelerate the green transition and help communities thrive to put people, place and planet at the forefront of financial return.

Speakers include:

Chair: Stephanie Denton – Head of Content, Property Week

Pete Gladwell UKREiiF

Pete Gladwell – Group Social Impact & Investment Director, Legal & General

Sophie White – Sector Lead for Regeneration, Aviva Capital Partners

Connar McBain – Head of Group Public Affairs, Phoenix Group

Newsroom Stage –

Royal Armouries

14:15 – 15:15

The Future of Birmingham

See and hear about Birmingham’s plans for a healthier, walkable, liveable, thriving city as they officially launch their ‘Our Future City Framework’ which will showcase their transformational place and development proposals and aspirations for the city. Be Bold, Be Birmingham.

Sponsored by Arcadis

Speakers include:

Chair: Simon Marks – City Executive, Arcadis

Deborah Cadman OBE – Chief Executive, Birmingham City Council

Cllr Ian Ward – Leader, Birmingham City Council

Bek Seeley – Founder @ Place Partners UK, Lendlease

Glenn Howells – Managing Partner, Howells

Cllr Brigid Jones – Deputy Leader, Birmingham City Council

Iqbal Khan – Creative Director, Birmingham 2022

Ralph Minott – Director of Development, Calthorpe Estate

Glassbox

Dockside Zone

14:30 – 15:30

Devolution 2.0: What Can We Learn from Greater Manchester’s Experience Ahead of the Next Generation of Devolution Deals?

The Government has pledged to deliver a raft a new devolution deals in the coming years. Six years on from electing its first Mayor, what lessons can we learn from Greater Manchester’s experience of devolution? And what further powers are required to ensure local leaders can truly transform their region’s infrastructure?

This event is invite only.

Sponsored by AECOM.

Speakers include:

Andy Burnham – Mayor, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Matt Beeton – Chief Executive, Port of Tyne

Jackie Rigby – Head of Affordable Housing Strategy , Homes England

Alistair Chapman – Senior Director, CBRE

Julia Goldsworthy – Head of Social Impact Investment, Legal & General

James Heath – Chief Executive, National Infrastructure Commission

Cllr Brigid Jones – Deputy Leader, Birmingham City Council

Tom Fenton – Project Director, Far East Consortium

Phil Mayall – Managing Director, Muse

Alyson Heald – Partnerships Director (North West), Trafford Housing Trust

Oliver Coppard – Mayor, South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority

Linda Chandler – Industry Lead – UK Smart Places, Microsoft

Ravi Chand CBE – SRO for Places for Growth, Cabinet Office

Rosslyn Colderley – North of England Director, Sustrans

Jonathan Moore – Director, AECOM

Suzanne Benson – Regional Managing Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

James Banks – Head of Marketing and Communications, AECOM

Lucy Carraz – Head of Government Sector and ESG Lead, AECOM

Nick Lambert – Deputy Director and Head of Property Portfolio, Department for Transport

Nicolle Ndiweni – Inward Investment and Business Expansion Specialist, Invest in Nottingham

Tom Le Quesne – Special Advisor, Regional Development, Lloyds Bank

Catherine Dewar – Regional Director for the North West, Historic England

Becca Heron – Strategic Director for Growth and Development, Manchester City Council

Tom Bloxham – Founder and Chairman, Urban Splash

Welcome to West Yorkshire Pavilion

Pavilion Square

14:30 – 15:15

Unlocking the UK’s Next Health and Life Science Powerhouse

Science and Innovation industries are beginning to form the backbone of regional economies. This session uncovers how West Yorkshire is using the sector to its advantage.

Speakers include:

Thomas Hutchinson – Healthcare and Life Science Sector Lead, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Tori Critchley – Development Director (Innovation), Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

Professor Tim Thornton – Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Huddersfield

David Shepherd – Strategic Director for Place, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Invest Newcastle Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

14:45 – 15:30

Working Together for a More Connected North

This panel will highlight key schemes being brought forward to address the historic underinvestment in transport across the North of England as well as asking what further needs to be done to deliver sustainable transport and connectivity solutions in Northern regions.

Sponsored by Northern Rail.

Speakers include:

Chair: Gill Smith – Senior Commercial Development Manager, Northern Railway

Dr Aileen Jones – Executive Director for Investment and Delivery, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Jamie Driscoll – Mayor, North of Tyne Combined Authority

Duncan Cox – Structural Partner, Cundall

Sheena Ramsey – Chief Executive, Gateshead Council

Western Gateway Pavilion

Pavilion Square

15:00 – 16:00

Western Gateway Local Authorities and Investors Private Reception

Invite only opportunity for investors, occupiers and regional decision makers to meet and discuss opportunities across the Western Gateway.

This event is invite only.

To express an interest, email [email protected]

Future of Social Value Pavilion

15:00 – 15:25

The Future of Social Value with Lord Kerslake

Lord Bob Kerslake – one of the UK’s most profound civil servants within the regeneration, development and property sectors, will share his views on the Future of Social Value alongside The 55 Group.

Speakers include:

Chair: Lord Kerslake – Chair, Peabody

Gerard Toplass – Executive Chairman, The 55 Group

Fahmida Nisa – Event Manager & Host, UKREiiF

JLL Pavilion

Pavilion Square

15:00 – 16:00

Catapulting Growth in Life Sciences: The Role of Manufacturing

Science and innovation have been identified as key areas in which to generate growth across the UK. This session will explore real estate’s role in delivering appropriate space to support this growth, with a particular focus on good manufacturing practices (GMP).

Speakers include:

Chris Walters – Head of UK Life Sciences, JLL

Olivia Drew – Director and Portfolio Manager, UK Life Sciences, UBS

Kasia Averall – Head of Cluster Development, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult

Adam Calvin – Development Solutions Director, VERB Create

EDI & Youth Pavilion

15:00 – 15:30

Opening Opportunities With Neurodiverse Young People

Leeds based charity Lighthouse Futures explore what employers can do to create sustainable opportunities for neurodiverse talent.

Speakers include:

Katie Parlett – Chief Executive, Lighthouse Futures

Fringe Programme

15:00 – 17:00

Afternoon Tea at North Star Coffee Shop with Procurement Hub

Procurement Hub are keen to meet public sector organisations – and this exclusive afternoon tea event will enable the public sector to discover their Procurement Consortium with giving back and social purpose at the forefront.

Venue: North Star Coffee, The Boulevard, Leeds Dock, LS10 1PZ

To express interest in joining contact: [email protected]

Fringe Programme

15:00 – 16:30

RLB Smoothies and Cocktails

Join the RLB team on their exhibition stand for smoothies and cocktails to celebrate the opening of the conference.

No need to register – simply head to Exhibition Stand E42 in the New Dock Hall.

Barton Suite

Royal Armouries

15:15 – 16:15

Live Roundtable: Homes for Talent – Where and How Do the Next Generation Expect to Live?

Join an array of voices from across the UK’s public and private sector as they share their thoughts on delivering affordable, innovative and high-quality residential options for the workforce of tomorrow and understand how these changes will impact different towns and cities.

Speakers include:

Chair: Krystian Groom – Director – Head of Business Development, BECG

Jennifer Daothong – Acting Chief Executive, Lewisham Council

Andrea George – Director – Town Centres & Consumer Brands, Bruntwood

Naisha Polaine – Director, Harlow and Gilston Garden Town

Martin Farrington – Director of City Development, Leeds City Council

Sanmi Adegoke – Chief Executive, Rehoboth Property Group

Jane Brown – Director for Economic Growth and Regeneration, Wakefield City Council

Anthony Laville – Founder, Volume.Property

David Ayton-Hill – Assistant Director for Communities, Warwickshire Country Council

Nikita Badesha – Project Manager, Rider Levett Bucknall

David Hickman – Architect, Hickman and Smith Architects

Dockside Pavilion

Dockside Zone

15:15 – 16:15

Reviving Industrial Heartlands

All sides of the political spectrum agree that harnessing the power of former industrial communities is central to levelling up. This session looks at some of the UK destinations that are grappling with different ways to rethink their towns and cities while providing opportunities for future generations.

Sponsored by NHBC.

Speakers include:

Chair: Liz Hamson – Editor-in-Chief, BE News

Karen Thornton – Head of Land Quality, NHBC

Gary Ellis – Chief Executive, Coalfields Regeneration Trust

Lynda Shillaw – Chief Executive Officer, Harworth Group

Tim Johnson – Chief Executive, City of Wolverhampton Council

Beyond Net Zero Pavilion

15:15 – 16:00

Net Zero Buildings: A Practical Guide to Making it Happen

Everyone’s talking about it but how do you do it? In this session, we take a hands-on look at how investors, developers and asset managers can build net zero resilience into their buildings.

Speakers include:

Dr Harriet Kildahl – Senior ESG Analyst, Inspired PLC

Matthew Dowdeswell – Director of Optimisation Development, Inspired PLC

Fenella Dodson – ESG Manager, Inspired PLC

Industry in Focus Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

15:15 – 16:15

Future Formulas for Mixed Use

We discuss bringing different combinations of mixed-use development to different locations – and how to build successful public and private sector partnerships that deliver on the promise of regeneration and improved environments for home, for work and for leisure.

Sponsored by DAC Beachcroft.

Speakers include:

Chair – Gemma Leonard – Partner, DAC Beachcroft

Richard Pilkington – Senior Managing Director, Cain International

Cllr Jim O'Boyle – Cabinet Member for Jobs, Regeneration and Climate Change, Coventry City Council

Kathryn Pennington – Partner Investment Director, Countryside

Phil Mayall – Managing Director, Muse

Paul Swinney – Director of Policy and Research, Centre for Cities

Lloyds Bank Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

15:15 – 16:15

Focus on West Yorkshire: Harnessing Innovation for a Competitive Edge

This session will explore the future ambitions of West Yorkshire as a place that works for all, looking at how the public and private sector can work together to harness innovation and new industries, create opportunity for investment, and champion an inclusive economy in one of the most diverse parts of the UK.

Speakers include:

Chair: Natalie Boswell – Regional Development Director, Lloyds Bank

Tracy Brabin – Mayor, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Cllr James Lewis – Leader, Leeds City Council

Natalie Allen – Head of Business Partnerships, Leeds Beckett University

Steve Harris – Regional Director, Lloyds Bank

UK Government House

15:15 – 16:15

Scaling Up Local Net Zero: Attracting Investment to Support Place Based Net Zero Delivery

Building on lessons learnt from Innovate UK’s Prospering from the Energy Revolution Programme this session will explore how to leverage in private sector investment to drive forward net zero deployment at the local level. It will include looking at how to utilise new and innovative business models to structure investment differently and the key role that international investment can play in place-based net zero delivery.

Speakers include:

Steve Turner – Director 3Ci, Connected Places Catapult

Anna Cartwright – Managing Director, UK Infrastructure Bank

Giles Newton – UK and Ireland Business Development Director, Meridiam

Jo Gay – Head of Waste and Climate Change (Interim), Southend-on-Sea City Council

Dan Dowling – Partner – Sustainability and Climate Change, PwC

Sophie Kempthorne – Energy Systems Innovation Lead, Innovate UK

Sean Owen – Head of Low Carbon, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Patrick Allcorn – Head of Local Net Zero Policy, Department for Energy Security and Net Zero

Bury Theatre

Royal Armouries

15:30 – 16:30

Sustainability and The Cost of Living – How Do We Make Net Zero Places Work For All?

How can the built environment sector meet the challenge of improving the cost of living for UK citizens in the short term while also committing billions of pounds to delivering sustainable buildings and infrastructure for self-dependency in the long term? This session explores getting population ‘buy in’ while harnessing the creativity, skills and expertise within property and construction.

Sponsored by Troup Bywaters + Anders.

Speakers include:

Chair: Mark Richardson – Partner, Troup Bywaters + Anders LLP

Cllr Alan White – Leader, Staffordshire County Council

Samantha Kempe – Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer, IMMO Capital

Ruth Moorhouse – Director, Ellandi

Marvin Rees – Mayor, Bristol City Council

Jason Longhurst – UK Head of Sustainable Investment & Partnerships, Prologis

Neelum Choudhury – Head of Sustainability, RivingtonHark

SCAPE Public Sector Stage

Royal Armouries

15:30 – 16:30

Stoke-on-Trent City Council: Business Growth Through Innovation

The importance of an ecosystem to cultivate entrepreneurial mindsets and supporting business-led innovation to facilitate growth in Stoke-on-Trent.

Sponsored by Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

Speakers include:

Professor Martin Jones – Vice Chancellor & Chief Executive, Staffordshire University

David Johnson – Head of Public Affairs, Michelin Tyres

Magda Wierzbicka – Technical Subject Matter Expert, Charles River Laboratories

Pearl Suite

Royal Armouries

15:30 – 16:30

Edinburgh: Delivering New Urban Quarters in 2023: Opportunities and Challenges

The city’s strategy for accommodating new growth is focused on a brownfield first approach that delivers urban rather than suburban environments. The panel will explore these exciting projects, and discuss issues such as place-making, 20 min neighbourhood principles, affordability, net zero, and infrastructure constraints.

Sponsored by The City of Edinburgh Council.

Speakers include:

Chair: Cllr Cammy Day – Leader, City of Edinburgh Council

Andrew Kerr OBE – Chief Executive, The City of Edinburgh Council

Graeme Bone – Group Managing Director, Drum Property Group

Anna Stamp – Programme Director, Edinburgh BioQuarter

The Harworth Regeneration Pavilion

Pavilion Square

15:30 – 16:00

Will Batteries Energise the Midlands?

Join David Cockroft, Harworth’s Regional Director for the Midlands, and Andy Williams, Director of Business Investment and Culture at Coventry City Council, as they discuss the argument for a Gigafactory in Coventry and the benefits it could bring to the wider economy. We’ll be exploring the link between batteries and the existing automotive sector in the region, including the role of institutions such as the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre and WMG, University of Warwick. The session will also ask what success looks like, and Andy will be explaining why he thinks we should all support these proposals.

David Cockroft – Regional Director – Midlands, Harworth Group

Andy Williams – Director of Regeneration & Economy, Coventry City Council

Welcome to West Yorkshire Pavilion

Pavilion Square

15:30 – 16:15

Delivering the Kirklees Advantage: Unlocking Economic Potential Through Improved Infrastructure and Connectivity

With some of the most exciting urban regeneration ambitions in the UK, Kirklees Council showcase the fantastic potential within their borough including updating delegates on improved infrastructure ambitions.

Speakers include:

Hannah Lomas – Industry Programme Director (Transpennine Route Upgrade), Network Rail

Sharon Thomas – Director of Strategic Partnerships , Thirteen Group

David Shepherd – Strategic Director Growth and Regeneration, Kirklees Council

Sue Cooke – Deputy Director for Research, Innovation and Knowledge, University of Huddersfield

Stephen Moore – Area Manager, CityFibre

Future of Social Value Pavilion

15:30 – 16:00

Building Better Together: How Pagabo is Playing its Part

Speakers include:

Gerard Toplass – Executive Chairman, The 55 Group

Fahmida Nisa – Event Manager & Host, UKREiiF

Simon Toplass – Chief Commercial Officer, The 55 Group

Places for Life Pavilion

15:30 – 16:15

Moda Living and Knight Frank Market Insight Launch

Moda Living and Knight Frank launch an exclusive new report relating to the Build to Rent Sector, featuring brand new insights into how ESG and operational data are impacting investor appetite from around the globe.

Speakers include:

Chair: Jessica Middleton-Pugh – Residential & Retail Editor, React News

Oscar Brooks – Founding Director, Moda Living

Lizzie Breckner – Residential Investment Research Associate, Knight Frank

Rory Cramer – Chief Executive & Co-Founder, HomeViews

Rethinking Places Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

15:30 – 16:30

Digitisation and ESG: The Path to Sustainable Investment

Demand is growing for more and better ESG data collection and reporting practices in the CRE industry are ripe for a digital transformation. But questions remain – what data is needed, how can digital tools help reporting be more transparent? How can it accelerate transactions and deals. Join this panel to discuss digitisation and the ESG reporting lifecycle.

This session is sponsored by Drooms

Speakers include:

Petter Made – Senior Vice President, Product and Engineering, Drooms

Jessica Pilz – Head of Sustainable Investment, Fiera Real Estate

Ailsa Shaylor – Head of ESG & Sustainability, BNP Paribas Real Estate

Emma Hoskyn

Emma Hoskyn – UK Head of Sustainability, JLL

Jonathan Walker – Sustainability Investment Manager, Gresham House

Newsroom Stage –

Royal Armouries

15:30 – 16:30

How Can we Unlock the Right Kind of Investment to Produce Sustained Levelling Up of the UK’s Cities?

Working together on the Urban Futures Commission, Inner Circle Consulting, the RSA and Core Cities will be sharing some of the early findings from our work and discussing how the UK’s cities can unlock the right kind of investment to produce sustained levelling up.

Sponsored by Inner Circle Consulting.

Speakers include:

Andrew Travers – Director, Inner Circle Consulting

Deborah Cadman OBE – Chief Executive, Birmingham City Council

Stephen Jones – Director, Core Cities

Cllr Georgia Gould – Chair, London Councils

Pam Smith – Chief Executive, Newcastle City Council

Eamonn Boylan – Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Cllr Susan Aitken – Leader, Glasgow City Council

Fringe Programme

15:30 – 16:30

A Taste of Blackpool

Join the Blackpool Council team for food and drinks at their exhibition stand in the Royal Armouries Hall.

Sponsored by Blackpool Council.

No need to register – head to K30 Exhibition Stand.

Fringe Programme

15:30 – 17:00

Forging Ahead – Shaping Investment Opportunities in the Oxford-Cambridge Region

Join the Oxford to Cambridge Partnership at this networking reception as we launch our plans for an international investment atlas for this fast growing, science and tech region.

Sponsored by the Oxford to Cambridge Pan Regional Partnership.

Venue: The Hunting Gallery, Royal Armouries Museum

Fringe Programme

15:30 – 16:30

What Does ESG Mean For Real Estate Investment and the Future of the Built Environment?

The RLB team are hosting a roundtable event to discuss what accelerating ESG agenda means for the region.

Venue: RLB Office, 11A Platform, New Station Street, Leeds, LS1 4JB

To register visit: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/PTJHY7Q

EDI & Youth Pavilion

15:45 – 16:45

Good Growth by Design

Leading figures from the capital will look at how the Mayor of London’s programme to shape a better city is working – as it looks to promote quality and inclusion in the built environment. We’ll also discuss the public realm and ways to ensure it remains free, accessible, open, safe and inclusive.

Speakers include:

Tim Rettler – Regeneration Area Manager, Greater London Authority

Clare Woodcock – London Cities Lead, Mott MacDonald

Emma Williamson – Director of Planning, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

Stephanie Edwards – Founding Director, Urban Symbiotics

Phyllis Agbo – Senior Development Manager, Stories

Western Gateway Pavilion

Pavilion Square

16:00 – 17:30

West of England Networking Reception

West of England Combined Authority in collaboration with Hydrock. Home to the world-famous cities of Bristol and Bath, the West of England is a great place to live. With a population of over 1.1 million, it is a place where highly skilled people work, ideas flourish and businesses grow. Speak to businesses and leaders from the region about how you can get involved.

Invest Newcastle Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

16:00 – 16:45

Connecting People to Place – a New Approach to Economic Prosperity

This panel will bring together leaders from across further education, the public and private sectors to discuss the importance of putting people and skills at the heart of placemaking and economic development strategies to build more sustainable, resilient and connected communities.

Sponsored by NCG.

Speakers include:

Chair: Sarah Green – Chief Executive, Newcastle Gateshead Initiative

Alex Hay – Cabinet Member for a Resilient City, Newcastle City Council

Michelle Percy – Director of Investment and Growth, Newcastle City Council

Tony Lewin – Executive Principal, NCG

Sheena Ramsey – Chief Executive, Gateshead Council

Fringe Programme

16:00 – 17:00

The Future is Left Bank Birkenhead

Liverpool City Council and Wirral Council will share details of their ambitious plans for Left Bank Birkenhead 2040.

Venue: Deloitte Offices, 1 City Square, Leeds, LS1 2AL

To register contact: [email protected]

Fringe Programme

16:00 – 18:00

Join the Conversation With Drinks Hosted by Arup

Join the Arup team at UKREiiF for a drinks reception in the wonderful Ciao Bella as we discuss how we can collaborate to shape a better world. The opportunities and challenges facing our cities and towns including decarbonisation, retrofit at scale, inclusive cities and sustainable development will be at the heart of the conversations.

Venue: Ciao Bella, 20 Dock Street, Leeds, LS10 1JF

To register visit: https://info.arup.com/Arup_at_UKReiiF_2166-Registration.html

Fringe Programme

16:00 – 17:00

Drinks & Demo

VU.CITY reveals how you can rapidly test ideas and visualise schemes in accurate, up-to-date context, with functionality and data that helps you make better decisions, faster.

Venue: VU.CITY stand, C44

Fringe Programme

16:00 – 17:00

Sheffield Property Association and South Yorkshire Drinks Reception and Networking

Join Sheffield on their exhibition E40/44 – where South Yorkshire Mayor Oliver Coppard alongside the Sheffield Property Association will be hosting a networking drinks reception. This informal event will allow guests to sample True North Brew Sheffield Gin and Tonic.

Venue: Stand E40/44 New Dock Hall Exhibition Hall

Fringe Programme

16:00 – 18:00

Manchester and Opportunity London Networking Event

An opportunity to meet and network with colleagues from across Greater Manchester and London.

Speakers include:

Andy Burnham – Mayor, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Fringe Programme

16:00 – 17:00

We Are Staffordshire Drinks Reception

Join Staffordshire and their local leaders for a fringe event with drinks and networking on their exhibition stand.

Venue: New Dock Hall, Stand E22

No need to register – simply visit Stand E22 in the New Dock Hall Exhibition Hall.

Dockside Pavilion

Dockside Zone

16:30 – 17:30

3 Cities Reception

Join senior voices from across the West Midlands for informal networking refreshments and hear about the 3 Cities collaboration- a unique way to unlock transformative opportunities centred on accelerating green economic growth, addressing decarbonisation and boosting investment in Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton.

Hosted by:

Deborah Cadman OBE – Chief Executive, Birmingham City Council

Tim Johnson – Chief Executive, City of Wolverhampton Council

Cllr Jim O'Boyle – Cabinet Member for Jobs, Regeneration and Climate Change, Coventry City Council

JLL Pavilion

Pavilion Square

16:30 – 17:30

Opportunity London: How Do We Deliver in Challenging Times?

With viability pressures calling into question many schemes how do we keep going – what are the priorities that simply can’t slip? Is it right to only define value as financial – best value/consideration – when social and environmental value are increasingly important as is just delivery itself. With long term schemes often moving through several cycles how can ensuring long term partnerships between the public and private sectors keep us delivering. 22 London boroughs will join L&P and GLA alongside JLL colleagues.

Speakers include:

Katie Kopec – Managing Director – Consulting, JLL

Lydia Lee – Assistant Director, Culture and Regeneration, London Borough of Bromley

Sarah Cary – Executive Director – Place, London Borough of Enfield

Darragh Hurley – Managing Director, Mount Anvil

UK Government House

16:30 – 17:30

Evening Reception: UK Freeports – Open for Business

Special economic zones around freeports are set to accelerate economic activity – bringing new trade, investment and jobs to the region. This event will look to connect Freeports and the surrounding regions to investors and developers keen to discover more.

This event is invite only.

The Freeport Bar

16:30 – 18:30

Freeport Bar

Evaluate and take stock of UKREiiF Day One with drinks and nibbles alongside senior management from across the Thames Estuary and Tees Valley both inside the café and beside the canal!

Fringe Programme

16:30 – 18:00

A Next Gen Event – How Will You Change Construction?

We all know the built environment sector need to continue to evolve rapidly to respond to both the opportunities and challenges our cities and places are facing.  This event aims to create a space for those nearer the start of their careers in the built environment to share their vision for the change they want to see and what we should all be doing to make sure our industry continues to build greener, smarter and better.

Venue: RLB Office 11A Platform, New Station Street, Leeds, LS1 4JB

To register visit: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/W6W75HH

Fringe Programme

16:30 – 20:00

Sky Lounge Drinks Reception With ATKINS & Faithful+Gould

It’s back! Following the success of their fringe event at the Hilton Sky Lounge for the inaugural UKREiiF, the team at ATKINS and Faithful+Gould are once again inviting delegates to join them for canapes and drinks alongside networking and spectacular views across the city.

Venue: Sky Lounge, DoubleTree by Hilton, Granary Wharf, LS1 4BR

This event is now fully booked.

Fringe Programme

16:30 – 17:30

Building Safety Act Session by Addleshaw Goddard

Join a panel of Addleshaw Goddard’s specialists in building and fire safety for a discussion on the impact of the Building Safety Act.

Venue: AG Leeds, 3 Sovereign Square, LS1 4ER

To register your interest for this event please email [email protected]

Fringe Programme

16:30 – 18:00

Cocktails and Canapes with Stantec & Perfect Circle

Kickstart the evening’s celebrations ahead of the Festival of Achievement with cocktails and canapes at the Stantec Leeds office. Meet some of the award judges, network and find out more about how Stantec and Perfect Circle are working in partnership to create sustainable, equitable communities. Guests will be offered a shuttle bus service between the venue on the Boulevard and the awards venue at Millennium Square.

Venue: Stantec Leeds Office, The Boulevard, Leeds Docks, LS10 1PZ

The Harworth Regeneration Pavilion

Pavilion Square

16:45 – 18:00

Yorkshire Showcase – Public & Private Sector Collaboration

Join us for a drink and see how Harworth is acting as a master developer, alongside a range of public and private sector partners, to create places where people want to live and work across Yorkshire. Special guest speakers will be on stage to share their thoughts on how this type of regeneration supports economic and social prosperity across the region, including:

Cllr Shabir Pandor – Leader, Kirklees Council

Kate Martin – Executive Director of City Futures, Sheffield City Council

Joe Battye – Director, Economy and Regeneration , Derbyshire County Council

Lloyds Bank Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

17:00 – 19:00

Housing Growth Partnership Drinks Reception

An opportunity to network with the Housing Growth Partnership Investment teams.

To register interest in attending contact: [email protected]

Invest Newcastle Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

17:00 – 18:00

Drinks Reception With NCG

Join national further education provider NCG for an informal drinks reception and networking event on the Newcastle pavilion.

Sponsored by NCG.

Speakers include:

Tony Lewin – Executive Principal, NCG

Fringe Programme

17:00 – 18:30

Huddersfield: Investing for the Future

Join Kirklees Council and Huddersfield Unlimited for a networking fringe event which explores why Huddersfield, with over £1bn of investment planned over the next five years, is a prime location to live, work, play and invest.

Venue: Citu, The Place, Leeds, LS10 4JP

To register visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/huddersfield-investing-for-the-future-tickets-595771377227

Fringe Programme

17:00 – 23:30

Rex Procter and Partners & RPP Management Drinks Reception

Join the team at Rex Procter and Partners & RPP Management who will be hosting an informal drinks reception – enabling you to have a relaxed evening and to network well into the evening.

Venue: Canal Club, 1 Little Neville Street, Leeds, LS1 4ED

This event is now fully booked.

Fringe Programme

17:00 – 20:00

Carter Jonas – Fringe Event

Enjoy beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres in the company of UKREiiF attendees on the first evening of the conference at the Carter Jonas Leeds office overlooking the City.

Venue: Carter Jonas, 9 Bond St, Leeds LS1 2JZ

This fringe event is now fully booked.

Fringe Programme

17:00 – 19:30

DLA Piper and Guests Informal Panel: Repurposing Assets – Social and Economic Drivers

Join DLA Piper for the first evening of UKREiiF for an informal panel with Mayor Tracy Brabin and guest speakers from Aviva CP, RivingtonHark, Gerald Eve and Avison Young, to explore repurposing assets, the acceleration of structural shifts post-pandemic, ESG drivers, and approaches to repurposing.

Venue: Manahatta Greek Street, 29 E Parade, Leeds LS1 5PS

To register interest in attending contact: [email protected]

Speakers include:

Tracy Brabin – Mayor, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Stuart Howie – Principal, Head of Regeneration, Avison Young

Sophie White – Sector Lead for Regeneration, Aviva Capital Partners

Mark Williams – Executive Director, RivingtonHark

Julia Chowings – Planning Partner, Gerald Eve

Fringe Programme

17:00 – 22:00

Womble Bond Dickinson Drinks Reception

Join Womble Bond Dickinson at the nearby Lamb & Flag for an evening of networking with drinks and canapes.

Venue: Lamb & Flag, 1 Church Row, Leeds LS2 7HD

To express an interest in attending contact [email protected]

Fringe Programme

17:00 – 20:30

Pick Everard Craft Beer Tasting & Drinks Event

Join the Pick Everard team for the first evening of UKREiiF 2023, for an exclusive networking event, set in one of the best independent craft ale breweries in UK, Northern Monk. We’ll have a selection of drinks, food, and music, enabling you to have an enjoyable evening and to network well into the evening.

Venue: Northern Monk Refectory. Marshalls Mill, The Old Flax Store, Marshall St, Leeds LS11 9YJ

 

Fringe Programme

17:30 – 19:30

Trowers & Hamlins & RSM Drinks

Venue: The Victoria Quarter, Leeds, LS1 6BE

Register here – https://sites-trowers.vuturevx.com/67/4817/compose-email/23-05-16—social—ukreiif-rsm-invite-only-drinks.asp

Note: Victoria Quarter can be accessed by foot from either Briggate or Vicar Lane (Leeds city centre).  The Harvey Nichols arcade seating area is at the Briggate end of Victoria Quarter under the stain glass ceiling.

Fringe Programme

17:30 – 20:30

DWF Drinks Reception

DWF is delighted to be joining UKREiiF this year and is hosting a drinks reception at the Angelica Restaurant, Leeds. Come along and meet the DWF team, chat to our public sector, regeneration and real estate specialists, and enjoy drinks and canapés with stunning views across the city.

Venue: The Angelica Restaurant, Level 6, Trinity, 70 Boar Ln, Leeds LS1 6HW

This event is now fully booked.

Fringe Programme

17:30 – 23:00

Apres UKREiiF Networking Evening

After the first full day of UKREiiF, BWB, Frank Shaw Associates, ID Planning and Wainwrights would like to invite you to Après REiiF at Dakota.

Venue: Salon Prive, Dakota, Leeds, LS1 5RN

We hope you can join us for a few well-earned drinks, networking and music in the Salon Privé.

This event is invite only.

Fringe Programme

17:30 – 20:30

Midlands Engine Partnership Reception

This drinks reception connects investors, developers and public sector leaders to launch the new Investment Potential of Clusters in the Midlands Report, showcasing the opportunities in addition to launching an updated Midlands Investment Portfolio presenting more than 80 priority investment propositions in the Midlands.

This event is sponsored by the Midlands Engine and Harworth Group.

Venue: Oriental Gallery, Royal Armouries, Armouries Drive, Leeds, LS10 1LT

To register visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/midlands-engine-partnership-reception-tickets-585212194427

Fringe Programme

17:45 – 20:30

Connected Places Networking Reception

Join local government, built environment leaders, and regional, national and international investors to close day one of UKREiiF.

Venue: Tournament Gallery, Royal Armouries, Armouries Drive, Leeds, LS10 1LT

To register interest in attending visit: https://cp.catapult.org.uk/event/connected-places-networking-reception/ 

Fringe Programme

18:00 – 23:00

UKREiiF Festival of Achievement

Join us for a celebratory evening in Leeds city centre – as we celebrate success with a number of UKREiiF themed awards in a mass festival like celebration like no other ‘awards ceremony’. Taking place at Millennium Square in Leeds we’ll have pop-up food and drink outlets, entertainment throughout the evening from acts to entertainment ‘stalls’ in the square and much more!

Tickets for this event can be purchased at the bottom of the website alongside your UKREiiF tickets.

Fringe Programme

18:00 – 22:00

Transport Planning Associates Drinks Reception

Transport Planning Associates will be hosting an informal drinks reception alongside canapes – enabling you to have a relaxed evening and networking into the night following your first day at UKREiiF.

Venue: Aspire (Mezzanine Level), 2 Infirmary Street, Leeds, LS1 2JP

To register contact: [email protected]

Fringe Programme

18:00 – 20:00

Irwin Mitchell Drinks Reception

Join the team for drinks, nibbles, music and great conversation.

Venue: Dirty Martini, 31 King Street, Leeds, LS1 2HL

To register visit: https://events.irwinmitchell.com/drinksreceptionLeeds?gz=none

Fringe Programme

18:00 – 20:00

Purcell: Panel Discussion and Drinks Reception

Join construction industry experts for a lively debate on “Grade III Listing – Silver Bullet or Smokescreen?” presented by Purcell.

Venue: Revolution Leeds – Call Lane, 48 Call Lane, Leeds, LS1 6DT

For further information and to register visit: EventBrite

Fringe Programme

18:00 – 20:00

IoD Property & Built Environment Group and London Property Alliance Drinks Reception

Join the Institute of Directors Property & Built Environment Group and the London Property Alliance (Westminster Property Association & City Property Association) at the Malmaison Leeds Hotel for an evening of networking and drinks & canapes.

This event is sponsored by the IoD, London Property Alliance, SR Insurance Solutions, Taylor Wessing, Robert Bird Group and Digital Twin Unit.

Venue: Malmaison Leeds, 1 Swinegate, LS1 4AG

To express an interest in attending visit: https://www.londonpropertyalliance.com/ukreiif-drinks-reception/

Speakers include:

Jules Pipe CBE – Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and the Fire Service, Greater London Authority

Fringe Programme

18:00 – 00:00

Sunset and Saxophone with the Lucion Group

Join The Lucion Group for an evening of networking at their an exclusive Penthouse fringe event – with a saxophonist joining the party at 7pm before a DJ takes us through the evening from 9pm until midnight.

Venue: Bar Fibre, 168 Lower Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LY

To register interest in attending contact: [email protected]

Fringe Programme

18:30 – 21:30

RLB Boom Battle Bar

Following the success of our fringe events last year, RLB would like to invite you to join us at Boom Battle Bar for axe throwing, darts and shuffleboard! You’ll also be able to network with industry peers over drinks and food.

Venue: Boom Battle Bar, S43 Ground Floor Level, Victoria Gate LS2 7AR

This event is now fully booked.

Fringe Programme

07:00 – 09:15

Bevan Brittan Breakfast Event: District Heat and Sustainability

Join this morning fringe event where Bevan Brittan and their expert panel will explore decarbonisation and what’s in the pipeline, alongside drinks and a morning selection of food.

Venue: Malmaison Hotel, 1 Swinegate, LS1 4AG

To register visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bevan-brittan-breakfast-fringe-event-district-heat-and-sustainability-tickets-530658563047

Fringe Programme

07:15 – 08:15

Morning Run With Cundall

Come and build your fitness and wellbeing to ensure you’re fresh for the day ahead, whilst networking with like-minded others for a morning run.

Venue: Leonardo Hotel – Formerly Jurys Inn, Brewery Wharf, Brewery Pl, Leeds LS10 1NE

This event is now fully booked.

Fringe Programme

07:30 – 08:15

RLB Net-Walking

It’s back! Our net-walking event was so successful last year that we’ve brought it back with a twist! This year, Leeds has been named the city of culture, so join our walk as we explore the city’s cultural heritage.

This event is now fully booked.

Glassbox

Dockside Zone

08:00 – 09:00

Meet the West Midlands Combined Authority Breakfast

The West Midlands is a nationally and indeed internationally connected location ready for new investment. We have world class infrastructure, a dynamic local economy and a young, diverse and talented population. Our track record in large scale brownfield regeneration projects is second to none. Join Andy Street and his senior team for breakfast as they table fantastic upcoming opportunities and answer your questions.

This event is now fully booked.

The Freeport Bar

08:00 – 09:45

Breakfast with the Thames Estuary Team

Join the Estuary Envoy and the board for an open breakfast and fuel up for day two.

Fringe Programme

08:00 – 09:00

Development of Digital Twins to Support Compliance With the Building Safety Act

Experts from our asset management business will explore how to achieve compliance with the Building Safety Act and give an overview of Fire Risk Assessments of External Walls, using PAS9980 methodology to help solve the cladding crisis

Venue: Tetra Tech Leeds, 3 Sovereign Square, Sovereign Street, Leeds, LS1 4ER

To register visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ukreiif-23-breakfast-seminar-digital-twin-and-building-safety-act-tickets-600516349567

Fringe Programme

08:00 – 09:30

NHBC Recharge Breakfast

Recharge before another busy day at UKREiiF with an informal networking breakfast hosted by the NHBC with clients and contacts.

This event is invite only.

Fringe Programme

08:00 – 09:30

Are You In? Innovation Breakfast

Join the team at Leeds Innovation Partnership breakfast and a stimulating discussion on what a successful and thriving innovation ecosystem looks like through the lens of entrepreneurs, universities, investors, local government and corporates.

Venue: Suite M.01, Department Leeds Dock, 4 The Boulevard, Leeds LS10 1PZ

This event is now fully booked.

Fringe Programme

08:00 – 15:00

Enjoy a Coffee on Perfect Circle and Stantec

Visit this cafe and show your event badge to receive your free coffee.

Venue: North Star Coffee, The Boulevard, Leeds Dock, LS10 1PZ

Fringe Programme

08:00 – 10:00

Carter Jonas Breakfast

Join Carter Jonas and partners at Cha Lounge for a morning of networking and socialising!

Venue: Cha Lounge, 24-26 Dock Street, Leeds, LS10 1JF

To register visit: https://r1.dotdigital-pages.com/p/4EM-13N8/ukreiif-networki-ng-breakfast

Fringe Programme

08:00 – 10:30

Related Argent Presents: In Conversation With Alastair Campbell and Rory Stewart

Anchors of the UK’s number one podcast, The Rest is Politics, Alastair Campbell and Rory Stewart host a discussion on ‘Leading Cities: investment, development and growth’ with expert guests.

08:00-09:00 Breakfast and Drinks, 09:00-10:10 On-Stage Discussion, 10:10-10:30 Wrap Up Drinks and Networking

Venue: Ground Floor Royal Armouries – Hall of Steel and Bury Theatre

This event is invite only.

Speakers include:

Rory Stewart – Broadcaster, Author and Former Politician

Alastair Campbell – Journalist, Author and Former Government Director of Communications

Cllr Abi Brown – Chair, Local Government Association

Robert Evans – Partner, Related Argent

Georgia Gould – Chair, London Councils

Fringe Programme

08:15 – 10:00

EG Breakfast Briefing with Clyde& Co – Why Partnership is Key to a Sustainable Future

Time is fast running out for the UK to meet its target to reach net zero by 2050 and this is most apparent in the public sector. It has never been more vital for public and private sectors to work together to create communities where people and business can thrive, in functional assets and in a world that isn’t overheating.

Venue: The Place, Clarence Road South Bank, Leeds, LS10 1EE

To register visit: https://www.eg.co.uk/eg-events/breakfast-briefing-with-clyde-co/

EDI & Youth Pavilion

08:30 – 09:00

Young Entrepreneurs in Property Presents – Changes to the National Planning Policy Framework

Several members of the Young Entrepreneurs in Property group share details on the changes to NPPF coupled with an audience Q&A.

This session is in partnership with Young Entrepreneurs in Property.

Speakers include:

Sioned Davies – Barrister, No5 Barristers Chambers

Jess Wilkinson – Associate, Race Cottam Associates

Abigail Upton – Planner, Keepmoat Homes

Chris Bowes – Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Oslwang LLP

Fringe Programme

08:30 – 09:30

Breakfast with Arup: Investible Infrastructure

How do we ensure UK infrastructure projects remain investible over a 10 year + period? Half of an estimated £600bn infrastructure investment pipeline is expected to come from the private sector. How is the capital unlocked and sustained when a piecemeal approach to funding carries great risks for investors? A panel will discuss these key areas.

Venue: Arup, Admiral House, Rose Wharf, 78 East Street, Leeds

To register visit: https://info.arup.com/Arup_at_UKReiiF_2166-Registration.html

Fringe Programme

08:30 – 10:30

Leadership Matters: The Role of Leaders in Successful City Regeneration

The last decade has seen a seismic shift from central to local with new partnership models driving regeneration. This event brings together two influential panels to learn from what’s been done and what needs to be done to transform the cities and regions to bring jobs, homes and prosperity across the UK.

Venue: Everyman Cinema, Level 4 Trinity, Leeds, LS15AY

To register interest visit: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=csqGftFrUE-geCO0sfO2kU5hColHy45AtUwHHuV6AK5URTJGM0I4R1JNWTcyWjFGOVdWUzIwVzVOWC4u

Speakers include:

Nick Walkley – Principal and UK President, Avison Young

Joanne Anderson – Mayor, Liverpool City Council

Tim Heatley – Co-Founder, Capital & Centric

Henry Kippin – Managing Director, North of Tyne Combined Authority

Becca Heron – Strategic Director for Growth and Development, Manchester City Council

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Kat Hanna – Director of Strategic Advisory and Place Strategy, Avison Young

Lynda Shillaw – Chief Executive Officer, Harworth Group

Fringe Programme

08:30 – 10:00

Schneider Electric Innovation Hub Tour – Buildings of the Future

Join Schneider Electric for a tour of their Leeds Innovation Hub. Discover the latest in smart building technology enabling Buildings of the Future that are sustainable, resilient, people-centric and energy-efficient. Join for breakfast from 8:30 am, for a 9 am tour start on either Wednesday 17th or Thursday 18th May.

Venue: Schneider Electric Innovation Hub, 123 Jack Lane, Leeds, LS10 1BS (5 minute drive, 15 minute walk from the event)

This event is now fully booked.

Fringe Programme

08:30 – 10:00

Logisitically Thinking: Are you Energy Ready? by Addleshaw Goddard

Join us for our Logistics and Energy Breakfast, where we will discuss current and future thinking for getting logisitics hubs Energy Ready in the UK. With net zero targets drawing closer, now is the best time to discuss the future hot topics in logistic real estate to get ahead of the curve.

Venue: AG Leeds, 3 Sovereign Square, LS1 4ER

To register your interest for this event please email [email protected]

JLL Pavilion

Pavilion Square

09:00 – 09:45

Transport for London Property Update – Public Improvement Through Property Development

This exclusive session will explore Transport for London’s land holdings and their emails to develop housing, and act as a catalyst for economic regeneration, whilst looking at the TfL/Network Rail Collaboration Agreement.

Speakers include:

Peter Elliott – Head of Property Development, TFL Property

Claire O'Shea – Principal Engineering Lead for Commercial Development, TFL Property

Mary-Ann Clarke – Director, AECOM

Beyond Net Zero Pavilion

09:00 – 09:30

Keynote Speech: Sir Andrew McAlpine

Join one of the UK’s most eminent construction industry voices as he discusses the nation’s sustainability journey.

Keynote speaker:

Sir Andrew McAlpine – Partner, Sir Robert McAlpine

Welcome to West Yorkshire Pavilion

Pavilion Square

09:00 – 09:45

The Vision for West Yorkshire

Senior leaders from across the five West Yorkshire boroughs come together for a unique session sharing their vision for West Yorkshire.

Speakers include:

Tracy Brabin – Mayor, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe – Leader, City of Bradford Council

Cllr Michael Graham – Portfolio Holder Culture, Leisure and Sport, Wakefield Council

Cllr Jane Scullion – Deputy Leader, Calderdale Council

Cllr Shabir Pandor – Leader, Kirklees Council

Cllr James Lewis – Leader, Leeds City Council

Fringe Programme

09:00 – 11:00

RLB Recovery Smoothies

Join the RLB team on their exhibition stand for a smoothie to prepare yourself for another busy day at the conference.

No need to register – simply head to Exhibition Stand E42 in the New Dock Hall.

Industry in Focus Pavilion

Pavilion Zone

09:15 – 09:30

Keele University – Science Park Expansion Announcement

The University are set to make a major announcement on the future growth of their Science and Innovation Park.

Speakers include:

Ann Pittard – Director of Engagement & Partnerships, Keele University

EDI & Youth Pavilion

09:15 – 10:15

Equitable Procurement & Social Value: Embedding Skills, Diversity & Resilience in Real Estate and Infrastructure Supply Chains

The BAME Planners Network, Royal Town Planning Institution and Women in Planning will deliver an interaction session exploring skills, EDI and the built environment supply chain.

Speakers include:

Helen Fadipe MBE – Vice President, Royal Town Planning Institute

Samer Bagaeen – Trustee, Royal Town Planning Institute

Machel Bogues – EDI Manager , Royal Town Planning Institute

SCAPE Public Sector Stage

Royal Armouries

09:30 – 10:30

Royalty, Film & TV, High Performing Sectors – Why Invest in Berkshire?

Discover why Berkshire is the place to invest: a key South East location and the UK’s No. 1 location outside London. Positioned for growth with the new Elizabeth Line into the heart of the Capital and our M3, M4, M25, M40 and Heathrow adjacency, Berkshire couldn’t be better connected for business success which this session will explore…

This session is sponsored by Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership

Speakers include:

Chair: Matthew Battle – Managing Director, UK Property Forums

Alex Aitchison – Managing Director, Lincoln Property Company

Alison Webster – Chief Executive, Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership

Jeremy Pelzer – Stage Space Strategy, British Film Commission

Dr Steve Norris – National Head of Planning, Regeneration + Infrastructure, Lambert Smith Hampton

Emma Gee – Deputy Director for Infrastructure, Economy and Capital Projects, Reading Borough Council

Pearl Suite

Royal Armouries

09:30 – 10:30

Putting The S in ESG: Building a Sustainable Future With Your Community

This session will look at how businesses can work collaboratively to achieve more effective outcomes for our communities, providing a more grassroots approach to improving the energy efficiency of housing stock, macro-issues and bottom-up initiatives which can help us put the S into the ESG agenda.

Sponsored by Commonplace.

Speakers include:

Chair: Mike Saunders – CEO and Co-Founder, Commonplace

Selina Mason – Director of Masterplanning, Lendlease

Wesley Ankrah – Social Value Director, Savills