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11th Annual (2019) UK Ports Conference: Driving growth at UK ports

11th Annual (2019) UK Ports Conference
Driving growth at UK ports: responding to uncertainty and changing markets and delivering infrastructure, innovation and improved connectivity
Tue 14 – Wed 15 May 2019 Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London
The UK Ports Conference is an essential update for the UK ports industry, bringing together senior representatives from across the ports, shipping and maritime sectors to explore the opportunities and challenges facing the port sector. This unique event, taking place over two separately bookable days, offers detailed insight on the latest policy issues and how ports can respond to uncertainty, while also exploring how to deliver successful port development, which incorporates the latest technology and innovations.
Highlights of attending:

Explore changing trade and shipping patterns and the implications of these for ports
Join the discussion on how UK ports can plan and respond to uncertainty, including considering the potential impacts of Brexit
Understand the latest advances in technology and how these can be used to increase ports efficiency
Explore how to improve air quality and emissions
Hear the latest plans to improve port connectivity
Receive the latest updates on ports on their long-term plans and future developments
6+ hours of networking with over 140 senior ports professionals

Speakers

Nusrat Ghani MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport

Nusrat Ghani MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport
Nusrat Ghani MP was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport….
Tanya Ferry
Port of London Authority
Environment Manager

Tanya Ferry
Environment Manager
Port of London Authority
Tanya Ferry is the Environment Manager in the Planning and Environment Department at the Port of London Authority…

John Chaplin
The Bristol Port Company
Director of External Affairs & Special Projects

John Chaplin
Director of External Affairs & Special Projects
The Bristol Port Company
John is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Tim Morris
UK Major Ports Group
Chief Executive

Tim Morris
Chief Executive
UK Major Ports Group
Tim joined the UK Major Ports Group from the communications consultancy Hanover, where he was the Director responsible for the energy and infrastructure practice.

Richard Ballantyne
British Ports Association
Chief Executive

Richard Ballantyne
Chief Executive
British Ports Association
Richard has in depth expertise in ports, transport and environment policy matters as well as a wide experience of the legislative process around the UK.

Geoff Lippitt
PD Ports
Group Business Development Director

Geoff Lippitt
Group Business Development Director
PD Ports
Geoff joined PD Ports as Group Business Development Director in 2011.

Justin Atkin
Antwerp Port Authority
Port Representative, UK & Ireland

Justin Atkin
Port Representative, UK & Ireland
Antwerp Port Authority
Justin joined Port of Antwerp Authority as Representative for UK & Ireland in September 2018.

Lucy Hudson
Transport for the North
Lead Officer – Freight and Logistics

Lucy Hudson
Lead Officer – Freight and Logistics
Transport for the North
Biography to follow shortly.

Lucy Wood
Barton Willmore
Director

Lucy Wood
Director
Barton Willmore
Biography to follow shortly.

Liz Dunn
Burges Salmon
Partner

Liz Dunn
Partner
Burges Salmon
Liz Dunn is a Partner at Burges Salmon LLP and leads the firm’s Ports and Marine Practice.

Nick Clarke
Ramboll
Global Service Line Director, Ports, Marine and Waterways

Nick Clarke
Global Service Line Director, Ports, Marine and Waterways
Ramboll
Nick has almost 25 years of experience in marine civil engineering.

Anna Ziou
UK Chamber of Shipping
Policy Director (Safety & Environment)

Anna Ziou
Policy Director (Safety & Environment)
UK Chamber of Shipping
Anna leads the organisation’s safety and environment policy.

Alex Veitch
Freight Transport Association
Head of Multimodal Policy

Alex Veitch
Head of Multimodal Policy
Freight Transport Association
Alex is Head of Multimodal Policy for FTA, leading on Water, Air and Rail freight issues.

Martin Mannion
Mannion Marine
Director

Martin Mannion
Director
Mannion Marine
Martin Mannion is the Director of Mannion Marine Limited, and has over 30 years’ professional experience…

Chantal McRoberts
Drewry
Principal Consultant

Chantal McRoberts
Principal Consultant
Drewry
Chantal has spent more than 10 years in the Maritime Advisory Sector, joining Drewry’s Maritime Advisory team in 2013.

Darren Briggs
Arup
Associate Director

Darren Briggs
Associate Director
Arup
Darren Briggs is an Associate Director in Arup responsible for the North West and Yorkshire advisory group.

Richard Turney
Landmark Chambers
Barrister

Richard Turney
Barrister
Landmark Chambers
Richard is a barrister specialising in planning, environmental, and public law.

Colin Bassam
Port Training Services
Manager

Colin Bassam
Manager
Port Training Services
Colin has spent over 40 years in the Port industry having served his time within the civil engineering department of the Port of Blyth…

Dr. Indra Vonck
Deloitte
Senior Consultant

Dr. Indra Vonck
Senior Consultant
Deloitte
Biography to follow shortly.

Kathryn Neilson
Merchant Navy Training Board
Director

Kathryn Neilson
Director
Merchant Navy Training Board
Kathryn started her career as a teacher and spent much of the early part of her career working within the training and development sector.

Andrew Meaney
Oxera
Partner

Andrew Meaney
Partner
Oxera
Andrew is head of Oxera’s Transport team and specialises in the economics of the sector.

Lucy Armstong
Port of Tyne
Chair

Lucy Armstong
Chair
Port of Tyne
Lucy is Chief Executive of The Alchemists, which works with high growth mid-corporate businesses to accelerate their development and success….

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