12th - 15th March 2024, Stand R9.K, Palais des Festivals, Cannes

Programme

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Tuesday 12th March

08:30
Stand Opens
08:45 -10:00
Welcome Breakfast:
£15 billion of investment opportunities for Cardiff Capital Region

Sponsored by Mott Macdonald

Speakers:

Brendon Baker, Urban Planner, Mott Macdonald
Clare Wildfire, Global Cities Lead at Mott MacDonald
Kellie Beirne, Chief Executive Cardiff Capital Region

11:00 - 12:00
Cardiff Capital Region Investment Zones
Speakers:

Kellie Beirne, Chief Executive Cardiff Capital Region
Ken Poole, Head of Economic Development, Cardiff Council
Chris Sheperd, Director, 31 Ten
Nicola Sommerville, Head of Operations, CCR Energy Ltd

12:30 - 13:30
Meet the Leaders

Cllr Geraint Thomas, Leader Merthyr Borough Council
Cllr John Morgan, Cabinet Member for places and regeneration at Blaenau, Gwent County Borough Council

Partners only, by appointment.     

14:30 - 15:30
Beyond FDI: The changing investment landscape in UK Cities
Speakers:

Judith O’Doherty, Founder, Eutopia Strategy
Ken Poole, Head of Economic Development, Cardiff Council
Chris KnightManaging Director, fDi Intelligence
Ffion Middelton, Planner , Turley

16:00 - 17:00
Networking Reception ​

Sponsored by Turley

18:00
Stand Closes

Wednesday 13th March

08:30
Stand Opens
08:45 - 09:30

Growing the UK’s future economy: Breakfast with the Western Gateway ​

Sponsored by Western Gateway

Speakers:

Kellie Beirne, Chief Executive Cardiff Capital Region
Paul Webber, Property, Science & Technology West Group Leader, ARUP
Richard Bonner ,City Executive for Bristol, Arcadis and President of Bristol at the Chamber of Commerce

10:30 -11:30
Capital Gains: The rise and influence of regional city hubs
Speakers:

Mark O’Connell, OCO Global
John Walsh , CEO Belfast Council
Kellie Beirne, Chief Executive Cardiff Capital Region
Dr Aileen Jones, Executive Director of Investment and Delivery, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

13:00 - 14:00
Meet the Leaders

Cllr Anthony Hunt, Leader of Torfaen County Borough Council
Cllr Geraint Thomas, Leader Merthyr Borough Council
Cllr John Morgan, Cabinet Member for places and regeneration at Blaenau, Gwent County Borough Council

Partners only, by appointment.     

15:30 - 16:15
Delivering Cultural Infrastructure, Creating Places & Landscapes
Speakers:

Mark Bousfield, Sector Lead – Cities and Government, AVIVA
Craig Davies, Managing Director, Goldbeck 
Anna Kiho, Head of Residential, HLM Architects
James Brown, Managing Director, The Urbanists
Ken Poole, Head of Economic Development, Cardiff Council

16:30 - 18:00
Networking Reception ​

Sponsored by Euroclad Group

18:00
Stand Closes

Thursday 14th March

08:30
Stand Opens
10:30 - 11:30
Meet the Leaders

Cllr Anthony Hunt, Leader of Torfaen County Borough Council
Cllr Geraint Thomas, Leader Merthyr Borough Council
Cllr John Morgan, Cabinet Member for places and regeneration at Blaenau, Gwent County Borough Council

Partners only, by appointment.     

12:00 - 14:00
CoStar Roundtable Event
Green growth: How UK city regions can implement sustainable investment strategies for regeneration

Closed Event – Invitation Only

Presented by CoStar
Sponsored by CCR Energy

18:00
Stand Closes
Thank you to all our partners AND SPONSORS

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