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On November 2nd over 120 senior executives from across UK industry met to discuss the future of UK Infrastructure. Speaker presentations and photos will be uploaded soon.
By 2031, Britain's population is expected to have grown to more than 71 million putting exceptional pressure on the country's infrastructure.
The UK also needs to reduce carbon emissions by 80% below 1990 levels within less than 40 years. To keep the country running, key infrastructure sectors must adopt an integrated approach to ensure that networks will cope with future demand. But is the UK brave enough to make the dramatic transformations needed to stay economically competitive and cut the carbon, especially in the context of major spending cuts?
The government will need to provide clear policies and planning – a big picture strategy. Funding will need to come from a combination of private investments and government funding.
- WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE: progress on implementing the national infrastructure plan
- WHO PAYS THE BILL? The big funding and financing challenge
- HOW TO PLAN GUIDE AND PULL TOGETHER: matching the vision of truly integrated infrastructure networks with a clear road map
- DISCOVER THE OPPORTUNITIES for collaboration across the UK sectors.
Opening Keynote: Paul Skinner, Chairman, Infrastructure UK
Closing Keynote: John Armitt Chairman, Olympic Delivery Authority
Digital: Neil Berkett, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Media
|Digital: Mike Galvin, Managing Director, Next Generation Access, BT|
|Energy: Jonathan Brearley, Director, Energy Market & Networks, Department of Energy and Climate Change|
|Energy: Andrew Bonfield, Finance Director, Executive Committee, National Grid|
|Transport: Bernard Tabary, Chief Executive Officer, International, Keolis|
|Transport: Andrew Haines, Chief Executive Officer, Civil Aviation Authority|
|Transport: Adrian Shooter, Chairman, Chiltern Railways; Chairman, DB Regio UK|
Technology: Paul Jackson, Chief Executive, EngineeringUK
Technology: David Bott, Director of Innovation Programmes, Technology Strategy Board
The Infrastructure Summit will bring together over 150 leading business and policymakers from transport, energy and digital communications to debate the future of infrastructure in the UK.