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19th - 20th September 2018 at 5:30 pm

36th Annual Conference: Pulling together - building a common future to thrive in an uncertain world

Annual Conference

Latimer Conference Centre, Chesham, Latimer Place, Latimer, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 1UG


36th Annual Conference: Pulling together - building a common future to thrive in an uncertain world
19th September 2018
Latimer Conference Centre, Chesham, Latimer Place, Latimer, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 1UG

19th September 2018

17:30Registration
 
18:30Drinks reception
 
19:00Chairman's welcomeSir Tim Laurence
Chairman
Major Projects Association
19:15An Audience with Lord HeseltineProf Sadie Morgan
Director
de Rijke Marsh Morgan Architects
  Lord The Rt Hon the Lord Heseltine
Former Deputy Prime Minister
20:15Dinner
 

20th September 2018

08:30Welcome and Co-Chair's introductionSir Tim Laurence
Chairman
Major Projects Association
08:40Co-Chair's introductionClaire Gott MBE
UK Head of Corporate Social Responsibility
WSP
08:50The changing technological landscapeDr Anita Sengupta
Senior Vice President, Systems Engineering
Virgin Hyperloop One
09:10Soft power: Influence in a world of globalisation and uncertaintyClaire Durkin
Head of Global Science, Innovation and Knowledge Economy
BEIS
09:30DiscussionSir Tim Laurence
Chairman
Major Projects Association
10:00Coffee
 
10:30Panel SessionClaire Gott MBE
UK Head of Corporate Social Responsibility
WSP
  Sakthy Selvakumaran
Civil Engineer/PhD Researcher
University of Cambridge
  Dr Rosie Hughes
Innovation & Continuous Improvement Lead, Strategic Highways Europe
AECOM
  Laura Hawkins
Innovation Project Manager
UK Power Networks
  Scott Pillinger
Programme Manager
Network Rail Ltd
11:30In this slot delegates can choose between two strands: "Growing capability – breaking the barriers down that hinder successful careers" OR "Accelerating talent"Bill McElroy
Head of Industry Strategy
Turner & Townsend
  Isabelle Linden
Principal Consultant
PA Consulting
  Tayo Oyetan
Principal
Moorhouse Consulting
  Lisa Fahey
Consultant
Moorhouse Consulting
12:30Lunch
 
13:30SummarySimon Webb
Executive Director
The Nichols Group
14:15In this slot delegates can choose between two strands: "Shifting major project practices to safeguard society’s critical services (in the face of unexpected shocks and stresses)" OR " Collaboration in this time of political & industry uncertainty"Charles Urquhart
Partner
Clyde & Co
  Tim Richards
Legal Director
Clyde & Co
  Olivia Blessington
Senior Associate
Clyde & Co
  Will Goode
Associate
Arup
15:45So what?Dr Michèle Dix CBE
Managing Director, Crossrail 2
Transport for London
16:20Co-Chair's closing commentsClaire Gott MBE
UK Head of Corporate Social Responsibility
WSP
16:25Closing commentsSir Tim Laurence
Chairman
Major Projects Association
16:30Close