Morning, Tuesday, 31st March 2020
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference will discuss the future for UK ports - focusing on infrastructure, integration and the impact of moves towards the introduction of free ports.
It follows the recent Government announcement of a Freeports Advisory Panel - aimed at advising Government on the development and operation of free ports in the UK - and the Maritime 2050 Strategy, which set out the Government’s vision for the future of the British maritime sector.
Delegates will discuss key issues for policy, technology and infrastructure.
Speakers include: Richard Ballantyne, Chief Executive, British Ports Association, as well as Lucy Armstrong, Chair, Port of Tyne and Chief Executive Officer, The Alchemists; Justin Atkin, Port Representative, UK & Ireland, Port of Antwerp; Elizabeth Dunn, Partner, Burges Salmon; Tim Morris, Chief Executive, UK Major Ports Group; Peter Neville-Jones, Technical Director, Maritime and Ports, AECOM; Sue Terpilowski, Chair, Public Affairs and Policy, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport UK; and Robert Wall, Partner, Hermes Infrastructure.
Martin Vickers MP, Member, House of Commons, and Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freeports has kindly offered to chair at this seminar.
- The outlook of the ports sector;
- Infrastructure and developing smart ports - next steps for interoperability, future-proofing and decarbonisation;
- Free ports - international trade post-Brexit, customs and competitiveness;
- Priorities for UK ports post-Brexit; and
- Next steps for the UK ports policy.
- Alternative revenue streams and opportunities for offshore collaboration; and
- Improving transport connectivity and integrating with existing transport infrastructure.