Morning, Thursday, 19th March 2020
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
At this conference policymakers and key stakeholders will discuss the London Local Industrial Strategy, following its expected publication.
Delegates will assess the priorities for government, communities, and businesses - looking at implementation and what will be needed to achieve the Strategy’s central goal of inclusive growth.
We expect discussion to focus on key issues identified in the interim report commissioned by the GLA - Developing the evidence base for London’s Local Industrial Strategy - including:
- Inclusive growth and employment;
- Sustainable infrastructure;
- Knowledge and innovation; and
- London’s contribution to the national economy.
There will be keynote contributions from speakers confirmed from the Cities and Local Growth Unit and the Greater London Authority.
Also speaking are: Ralph Bagge, South East England Councils; Richard Brown, Centre for London; Eddie Curzon, CBI; Councillor Joe Dromey, Lewisham Poverty Commission; Professor Gail Findlay, University of East London; Jo Negrini, Croydon Council and Rupert Walker, Network Rail.
- The London Local Industrial Strategy - priorities for policy, communities and business;
- Inclusive growth and healthy environments - delivering low carbon infrastructure, homes and employment;
- Wellbeing and social challenges throughout London – tackling poverty, inequality and employment issues;
- London’s contribution to local economies - enabling economic growth in London to reach neighboring regions and more widely across the UK; and
- Implementing the Local Industrial Strategy and its place within the government’s wider industrial strategy.