Forthcoming events

The Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum aims to provide the premier environment for policymakers in Parliament, Whitehall and government agencies to engage with key stakeholders in timely discussion on public policy relating to energy and transport policy, and the environment. These include businesses operating in the energy, environment and transport sectors, their suppliers and advisors; and representatives of local authorities and interest groups; along with academics, commentators, and members of the reporting press.

In planning its programme of events, the Forum regularly consults Parliamentarians, senior government officials, regulators, industry representatives, charities and action groups, professional bodies and academics, local government and others.

The Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum is completely impartial and has no policy agenda of its own. Whilst we are grateful for the support and advice on themes that we receive from sponsors, all editorial decisions remain with the Forum in order to maintain impartiality.

Should you have any booking queries, please email jayne.cole@westminsterforumprojects.co.uk.

John Holland-Kaye

John Holland-Kaye

Stewart Wingate

Stewart Wingate

The future of UK airport capacity: regional development, connectivity, and the Airports Commission report

Thursday, 5th February 2015
Royal Aeronautical Society, No.4 Hamilton Place, London W1J 7BQ
This event is CPD certified

Guests of Honour: John Holland-Kaye, Chief Executive Officer, Heathrow Airport and Stewart Wingate, Chief Executive Officer, Gatwick Airport

Next steps for the UK renewable energy sector: priorities, subsidies, and 2030 targets

Tuesday, 24th February 2015
Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG
This event is CPD certified

Guest of Honour: Olivia Knibbs, Head of Renewables Delivery, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Hergen Haye

Hergen Haye

Nuclear energy in the UK: priorities for new build, funding and developing the supply chain

Tuesday, 3rd March 2015
Central London
This event is CPD certified

Guest of Honour: Hergen Haye, Chief Executive, Office for Nuclear Development, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Clare Moriarty

Clare Moriarty

Developing the UK rail network - HS2, infrastructure and investment

Wednesday, 4th March 2015
Central London
This event is CPD certified

Guest of Honour: Clare Moriarty, Director General, Rail, Department for Transport

Rt Hon the Lord Smith of Finsbury

Rt Hon the Lord Smith of Finsbury

The UK shale oil and gas industry: licensing, planning, and community engagement

Tuesday, 23rd June 2015
Central London
This event is CPD certified

Guest of Honour: Rt Hon the Lord Smith of Finsbury, Chairman, Task Force on Shale Gas and former Chair, Environment Agency

Steve Gooding

Steve Gooding

The future of the road network in England - investment, infrastructure and the role of Highways England

Wednesday, 1st July 2015
Central London
This event is CPD certified

Guest of Honour: Steve Gooding, Director General, Roads, Traffic and Local, Department for Transport

Bill Spence

Bill Spence

Carbon Capture and Storage in the UK and the next steps for commercialisation

Tuesday, 7th July 2015
Central London
This event is CPD certified

Guests of Honour: Peter Emery, Director, Capture Power and Production Director, Drax Group; Bill Spence, Business Opportunity Manager, Peterhead Project, Shell and a speaker confirmed from the Office of Carbon Capture and Storage, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Daniel Johns

Daniel Johns

Jonathan Tillson

Jonathan Tillson

Next steps for climate change adaptation - delivering the National Adaptation Programme

Thursday, 9th July 2015
Central London
This event is CPD certified

Guests of Honour: Daniel Johns, Head of Adaptation, Committee on Climate Change; Dr Tony Grayling, Director, Sustainable Business and Development, Environment Agency and Jonathan Tillson, Head of Sustainable Business, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Tim Lord

Tim Lord

Electricity Market Reform: Contracts for Difference and the Capacity Market

Thursday, 16th July 2015
Central London
This event is CPD certified

Guest of Honour: Tim Lord, Head of CFD Budget, Allocation, Strategy and Engagement, Department of Energy and Climate Change

John Parkinson

John Parkinson

Freight: transport, logistics, technological innovation and skills

Tuesday, 15th September 2015
Central London

Guests of Honour: Philip Roe, Managing Director - Business Development, Innovation & Strategy, DHL and John Parkinson, Director, Motoring, Freight and London, Department for Transport

In Production

The following issues are being considered for future events:

  • Biodiversity
  • Smart energy networks
  • Waste
  • Carbon budgets & EU ETS
  • Flooding
  • Smart Meters
  • Infrastructure planning
  • Green Deal
  • Energy management
  • City and regional transport
  • Biofuels
  • Aviation
  • Shipping

Parliamentary Patrons of the Forum

Peter Aldous MP, David Anderson MP, Willie Bain MP, Luciana Berger MP, Lord Berkeley, Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Bruce MP, Richard Burden MP, Dan Byles MP, Christopher Chope MP, Rt Hon Stephen Crabb MP, Nadine Dorries MP, Lord Dubs, Clive Efford MP, Graham Evans MP, Paul Farrelly MP, Barry Gardiner MP, Tom Greatrex MP, Andrew Gwynne MP, Charles Hendry MP, Kelvin Hopkins MP, Baroness Howe of Idlicote, Rt Hon the Lord Howell of Guildford, Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Eleanor Laing MP, Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP, Jeremy Lefroy MP, Ian Liddell-Grainger MP, Anne McIntosh MP, Rt Hon the Lord McNally, Austin Mitchell MP, David Mowat MP, Caroline Nokes MP, Rt Hon Stephen O'Brien MP, Baroness O'Cathain, Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan, Lord Oxburgh, Mark Pawsey MP, Christopher Pincher MP, Lord Redesdale, John Robertson MP, Gavin Shuker MP, Rt Hon the Lord Steel of Aikwood, Lord Taylor of Holbeach, Lord Teverson, Robert Walter MP, Rt Hon Professor Steve Webb MP, Dr Alan Whitehead MP, Rt Hon the Lord Whitty, Chris Williamson MP and Tim Yeo MP. Note: parliamentary patrons take no financial interest in the Forum.