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Green Growth in the Western Gateway – A powerhouse conference – 8th March 2022

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Sponsored by Deloitte

Agenda

08:30 Arrival / networking (Tea / Coffee / Juice / Pastries)

Morning session

Welcome

Western Gateway Opening Remarks

Katherine Bennett CBE, Chair of the Western Gateway Partnership

Keynote address

Plenary session: Levelling Up the Western Gateway

David Warburton, Land Director at Urban Splash

Richard de Cani, Global Planning Leader at Arup

Plus others TBA.

Break

Meet the Western Gateway partnership

Cllr Jane Mudd, Vice-Chair of the Western Gateway Partnership and Leader of Newport City Council,

Cllr Toby Savage, Vice-Chair of the Western Gateway Partnership and Leader of South Gloucestershire Council,

Prof. Hugh Brady, Board Member of the Western Gateway Partnership and Vice Chancellor at the University of Bristol,

Ian Edwards, Board Member of the Western Gateway Partnership and Chief Executive of ICC Wales and the Celtic Manor

Plenary session: Investing in a green innovation powerhouse

Catherine Lewis La Torre, CEO of the British Business Bank

Simon Gibson CBE, CEO of the Wesley Clover Wales

Mike Biddle, ISCF Director of the Innovate UK

Keynote

Lunch

Afternoon session

Plenary Session: A green energy super-cluster

Joanna Pontin, Vice President of DST Innovation

Prof. Tom Scott, University of Bristol

Greg Mothersdale, Producer at Clwstwr

Parallel Break-out Sessions

  • Hydrogen economy
  • Innovation to impact
  • Scaling innovation
  • Clean transport

Panellists TBA

Break

Panel discussion: Feedback from Break-outs

Chair’s close and thank you

Katherine Bennett CBE, Chair of the Western Gateway Partnership

17:30 Networking and drinks reception

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