Date: Thursday 5 October 2017
Venue: Londoneast, Dagenham East, London
The Thames Estuary Growth Day is a day of meetings, discussions, workshops and research on growth opportunities and potential in the Thames Estuary region, covering Kent, Essex and east London.
Councils: learn from your peers how they are gearing up for growth, homes and jobs to make the most of the region’s revitalization.
Developers: discover the development opportunities, infrastructure investments and decision makers making the Thames Estuary a vital part of your business plans.
8.15am Registration and networking
9.00am Opening address-Cllr Darren Rodwell, leader, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
9.15am-10.00am ‘Building communities’-Housing and Industry
Tony Pidgley, president, LCCI
Mark Quinn, director, Quinn Estates
Michela Hancock, development director, Greystar
10.00am ‘Bridging the gap’ -A national infrastructure case study
10.50am ‘Creativity along the river’- Thames Estuary Production Corridor, a new ambitious industrial vision led by the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP) and South East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
Introduction from Chenine Bhathena, senior culture manager, Greater London Authority
Case studies from:
Lisa Dee, Film office manager, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Professor Lorna Fox O'Mahoney, executive dean of the faculty of humanities, University of Essex
Sarah Dance, Kent County Council
Victoria Pomery OBE, director, Turner Contemporary
11.30am ‘In the hot seat’-expert panel debate
13.45pm-16.00pm Series of workshops on the following topics:
13.45-16.00pm Sitematch one on one speed dating meetings between local authorities and private sector delegates
13.45-16.00pm Interactive, creative zone featuring the region’s innovative artistic talent
16.00pm Closing address
16.15pm-17.00pm Drinks reception
17.00pm Event close
To book your place, contact Josie@3foxinternational.com
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