Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum

UK aviation and airports - competition, environmental sustainability, growth, and priorities for policy in the new parliament

Morning, Thursday, 30th January 2020

Central London

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



This conference focuses on the next steps for aviation policy and the development of UK airports.


It will be an opportunity to discuss key issues for the sector as the new parliament begins its work, and following the Aviation 2050 green paper.


Sessions in the agenda include:


  • Aviation policy in the new parliament;
  • Expansion at Heathrow and delivering new capacity in the South East;
  • Improving competition across routes, adapting to changing regulations and developing a passenger charter;
  • Future-proofing the aviation sector - environmental concerns, greener aircraft and airspace management systems; and
  • Overcoming barriers to national airport growth - community engagement and outreach, developing intermodal connections and delivering new infrastructure.

Speakers and chairs


There will be a keynote contribution from Fiona Carleton, Director, Expansion Strategy and Future Operations, Heathrow Airport - as well as a senior speaker confirmed from the Department for Transport.


Further confirmed speakers include: Kim Dietzel, Herbert Smith Freehills; James Fremantle, Civil Aviation Authority; Cristina Garcia-Duffy, Aerospace Technology Institute; Councillor Ian Harvey, Spelthorne Borough Council; Cait Hewitt, Aviation Environment Federation; John Irving, Liverpool John Lennon Airport; Jane Johnston, NATS; Bryony Martin, AECOM; Simon McNamara, International Air Transport Association; Clive Memmott, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce; Alan Newby, Rolls Royce; Senthuran Rudran, Competition and Markets Authority; and Rupert Walker, Network Rail.


The chairs are: Luke Pollard and Baroness Tonge, Member, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Heathrow Expansion.


Attendance by policy officials


This Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum conference has attracted particularly strong interest from policymakers. It will be an opportunity for stakeholders to engage with officials who have reserved places representing: BEIS; CMA; DCMS; DfT; DIT; Government Legal Department; HSE; MHCLG and The Planning Inspectorate.



Keynote Speakers

Senior speaker confirmed from the Department for Transport

Fiona Carleton

Director, Expansion Strategy and Future Operations, Heathrow Airport

Keynote Speakers

Fiona Carleton

Director, Expansion Strategy and Future Operations, Heathrow Airport

Senior speaker confirmed from the Department for Transport

Chairs

Baroness Tonge

Member, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Heathrow Expansion

Luke Pollard MP

Shadow Minister, Fisheries, Flooding and Water and Vice Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation

Speakers

Kim Dietzel

Partner, Competition, Regulation and Trade Group, Herbert Smith Freehills

Cait Hewitt

Director, Aviation Environment Federation

Councillor Ian Harvey

Leader, Spelthorne Borough Council

Bryony Martin

Aviation Lead, Buildings and Places, UK&I, AECOM

John Irving

Chief Executive Officer, Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Alan Newby

Director, Aerospace Technology and Future Programmes, Rolls Royce

Senthuran Rudran

Assistant Director, Competition and Markets Authority

Clive Memmott

Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Rupert Walker

Strategy and Planning Director, South, Network Rail

Cristina Garcia-Duffy

Head of Technology - Strategy and Integration, Aerospace Technology Institute

Simon McNamara

Area Manager, United Kingdom & Ireland, International Air Transport Association

Jane Johnston

Head of Corporate & Community Affairs, NATS