Building London Summit Speakers and Sponsors are kindly invited to join us for a special gathering ahead of the summit and awards dinner. The evening will provide an opportunity to have a frank exchange of views with your fellow panellists ahead of the discussions on stage.
Sponsored by AECOM
London First members are invited to join us for a briefing and reception with senior Leaders from London Councils, including its Chair, Cllr Peter John OBE, and Chief Executive, John O’Brien, to learn about London Councils’ aims for the Government’s 2019 Spending Review and to discuss how these fit with London businesses’ priorities.
Hosted by Aecom
Hosted by Gerald Eve
The evening will offer an insider-view retrospective of Spitalfields and an opportunity to reflect on both the scheme’s achievements and the lessons that can be learned from the area’s transformation.
Joining us for this event will be some of the key players involved in the Spitalfields development, including Sir Michael Bear, John Drew and the Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Biggs.
Hosted by Perkins + Will
The facts are clear: migration has been good for Britain. But on 29th March2019, the process to end freedom of movement between the EU and UK starts and the Government will press re-set on the immigration rules.
As we approach Brexit, how does London measure up against competitor cities around the world? Where does London have a competitive edge, and where do we need to step up our efforts – whether around housing affordability, transport congestion, or environmental performance?
Kindly hosted by Arcadis
Homes England are leading the Government’s charge to build 300,000 homes across England. They have made fast work of the challenge, agreeing a range of strategic partnerships, getting local authorities onside and striking new deals with landowners.
Kindly hosted by Pinsent Masons
Heidi Alexander will be taking us through her priorities in her crucial role as she seeks to deliver the Mayor’s Transport Strategy to have 80% of trips to be by foot, cycle or public transport by 2041.
Hosted by EY
Kindly hosted by Lloyds Banking Group
Kindly hosted by Lloyds Banking Group
Making the Best Use of London’s Roads: the Mayor’s EV Charging Infrastructure Taskforce – roundtable with Deputy Mayor Shirley Rodrigues
This invitation-only roundtable with Deputy Mayor for the Environment Shirley Rodrigues will explore the role of the private and public sectors in delivering greater amounts of the right types of electric vehicle charging infrastructure in London.
The Mayor’s Taskforce, on which London First sits, is currently tackling this issue as London continues its journey towards being a zero emission city for transport by 2050.
Hosted by Ramboll
Join us for a private roundtable dinner with Melanie Dawes CB, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government.
The Permanent Secretary also serves as gender champion for the Civil Service and sits on the Civil Service Board and Senior Leadership Committee. Her distinguished career in the Civil Service has included leading roles within HM Treasury, the Cabinet Office and HMRC.
As we get ever closer to March 2019, there’s still considerable uncertainty over the shape of our future relationship with the EU with the spectre of no deal a growing concern. Join us for a Brexit breakfast briefing with the Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP Chair of the Commons Select Committee on Exiting the European Union.This briefing will explore the progress of negotiations and what must be done to avoid a cliff edge. It will provide a timely opportunity to discuss what business needs to be doing to prepare for various possible Brexit scenarios.
Join us for a Brexit breakfast briefing with the Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP Chair of the Commons Select Committee on Exiting the European Union.This briefing will explore the progress of negotiations and what must be done to avoid a cliff edge. It will provide a timely opportunity to discuss what business needs to be doing to prepare for various possible Brexit scenarios.