Transport and Regeneration in the Midlands

08 Jun 2021 - 08 Jun 2021

Transport and regeneration in the midlands
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Transport and Regeneration in the Midlands is a virtual conference that will take place on 8 June 2021.

Transport and Regeneration in the Midlands Focus

This event is an update on key transport projects – both planned and underway – in the Midlands, UK, such as HS2 and the Midlands Rail Hub. The conference will look at what the infrastructure need is going forward in the context of COVID-19. The speakers will also address where investment is being made and what the timelines for project delivery are.


  • Phil Edwards – Assistant Director for Transportation and Connectivity, Birmingham City Council
  • Sarah Spink – Strategic Partnership Lead, Midlands Connect
  • Gary Walsh, Route Director for East Midlands, Network Rail
  • Clare James, Managing Director, East Midlands Airport
  • Laura McMillan, Director of Operations & Legacy, Coventry City of Culture Trust
  • Will Mapplebeck – Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Core Cities UK
  • David Whysall – Managing Director, UK Infrastructure, Turner & Townsend
  • Councillor Ian Ward – Leader of the Council, Birmingham City Council
  • Mike Evans, Project Director, VolkerFitzpatrick
  • Alexander Newport, Managing Director, Bradford Estates


  • Understand the priorities and challenges transport bodies, developers, and local authorities in the Midlands currently face – where is investment most needed, and what will travel look like post COVID-19?
  • Receive critical updates from Midlands Connect, Network Rail, Highways England and HS2 on transport projects across the Midlands
  • Explore how transport-led development schemes will be practically delivered – understanding different financing options and low-carbon building practices
  • Understand how to centre innovation and environmental sustainability when devising and delivering new transport and regeneration projects
  • Hear the latest updates on the preparation for the 2022 Commonwealth Games from Birmingham City Council and understand the city’s short and long-term plans for the legacy of the Games in the Midlands

The full programme of the event can be viewed here.

To register as a visitor for this event then please click here.

The event is organised by the Waterfront Conference Company.

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