London First Roundtable breakfast with the Home Office: Influencing the White Paper to create a fair and managed immigration system that works for the UK
Wednesday 13th March, 8am for 8.30am until 10am
Hosted by KPMG
An opportunity to meet with senior representatives from both the GLA and London Councils and to speak to them re. how the public and private sectors might best work together in London to continue to make London the best place in the world in which to do business.
Co-hosted with Ashurst and Gerald Eve
Co-hosted with Apex Airspace, Peabody, Terence O'Rourke
London First and DP9 MIPIM 2019 Informal dinner discussion with Jules Pipe CBE, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills
This dinner will mark the start of MIPIM 2019 and provide an opportunity to engender some public debate.
Sponsored by DP9
Join us with the key players from London’s property industry as we kick off MIPIM 2019 at our landing drinks reception. A prime opportunity to spark those early conversations before the week in Cannes gets into full swing.
The evening is kindly hosted by JLL’s Katie Kopec, Director, Development Consultancy, with an address from Jules Pipe CBE, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills.
Co-hosted by JLL
What type of Global Britain do we want? Creating a fair and managed immigration system that works for the UK
A forum for structured information sharing and networking on policies and decisions affecting the success of retail and hospitality sectors in London.
Hosted by KPMG
Hosted by SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business
Hosted at the London First offices
Join us for an evening reception with the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. We look forward to an in-depth conversation with the Mayor about his vision and priorities for the capital at this critical time, from Brexit through to the new London Plan.
This reception presents an excellent chance to ask questions and get a genuine insight into how the Mayor views the major challenges and opportunities facing the capital today.
Drones offer multiple opportunities for a global city like London for taking freight away from roads and in time offering passenger services. But they also pose multiple questions about issues such as safety, security and noise.
Hosting opportunity available
Hosted by Edwardian Hotels London
Hosted by Lendlease
A partner dinner following the briefing with the Chief Executive of Network Rail, Andrew Haines OBE
Hosted by Arup
Join us for a member reception and briefing with the Chief Executive of Network Rail, Andrew Haines OBE. Andrew was previously the Chief Executive of the Civil Aviation Authority but has an extensive railway background.
Hosted by Arup
At our one-day Summit leaders across commercial property, housing and the broader built environment join key political players to tackle London’s big development questions:
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.