Morning, Thursday, 30th January 2020
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.