Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum

Next steps for UK aviation and airports - sustainability, developing new infrastructure and priorities for a new strategy

TO BE PUBLISHED February 2020

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

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.


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

Further speakers include: AECOM; Aerospace Technology Institute; Aviation Environment Federation; Civil Aviation Authority; Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce; Herbert Smith Freehills; International Air Transport Association; Liverpool John Lennon Airport; Network Rail; NATS; Rolls Royce and Spelthorne Borough Council.

The agenda

  • 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.

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.

Price: £95 PLUS VAT

Shortly after every Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum seminar, a briefing document is produced. This is distributed to all delegates on the day as well as to our policymaker contacts in government, and to stakeholders more widely.

A seminar publication provides a timely record of proceedings, and acts as a guide to the latest thinking on current policy issues for those unable to be at the event.

This publication includes


Contributions from keynotes and panellists, including accompanying slides*
*Subject to approval

Delegate Pack

Information from the day, including delegate list, biographies and agenda


Transcript of questions and comments posed to speakers from attending delegates


Supplementary articles from speakers
and delegates