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Liverpool City Region Development Conference

Thursday, 23rd September 2021 0915hrs – 1545hrs

The future of the Liverpool City Region is full of excitement; a region worth £23bn annually to UK PLC with an array of forthcoming billion-pound regeneration schemes and multi-million-pound development initiatives, this event is a great opportunity to enable open discussion and collaboration on some of the most exciting schemes in the North West built environment. Our delegates will be joined by key local authority decision makers, developers and investors who will discuss their latest projects and deliver high level market intelligence.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Mersey Gateway Regeneration Plus
  • £2.3 million Altbridge Park development
  • Liverpool Knowledge Quarter Expansion
  • Zero Carbon 1,200 homes Croxteth project
  • Symmetry Park logistics hub
  • £24m Rent to Buy housing scheme
  • £4.5 billion Wirral Waters scheme
  • Harcourt Development’s £40m Stanley Dock project
  • Liverpool City Council’s 125-acre Ten Streets update
  • £4.5m Over 55s Broomsfields Scheme
  • Birkenhead 2040 Framework
  • £60m Foundry Lane scheme
  • Liverpool City Council to deliver 1,200 homes
  • UoL’s £1bn Masterplan Estate Strategy 2026+
  • Thought leadership from Kim Johnson MP
  • 100m worth of construction projects
  • Image Park’s 65,000 sq ft industrial facility
  • Further major investment in Kirkby
  • The £90m, 500 home Legacy Project
  • Liverpool City Council’s £11bn investment strategy
  • £24m Huyton Development
  • £25m Maples Development
  • Halton Borough Council’s new £50m scheme
  • And much more…

Speakers include:

Agenda and Programme:

09:15-09:35 Doors Open & Networking

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors. You’ll have the ability to video chat in our networking lounge with attendees, or visit the exhibition booths.

09:35-09:45 Conference Welcome

Built Environment Networking; Phil Laycock, Director

09:45-11:00 Session One: Developing a Greener, Healthier and Smarter Liverpool City Region; Sponsored by P4 Planning

Local authority leadership come together with developers and other regional stakeholders to discuss the Liverpool City Region’s ‘build back better’ strategy and how the turmoil of 2020 will influence regeneration priorities going forward.

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Phil Laycock, Director

P4 Planning; Rhian Thomas, Director

UK Parliament; Kim Johnson, Labour MP

Peel L&P; Richard Mawdsley, Wirral Waters Director

Liverpool City Council; Cllr Sarah Doyle, Cabinet Member for Development and Housing

University of Liverpool; Professor Anthony Hollander, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Impact

11:00-11:45 Networking & Exhibition

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors. You’ll have the ability to video chat in our networking lounge with attendees, or visit the exhibition booths.

11:10-11:35 – Breakout Session; Sponsored by VU.CITY

During the break you’ll also have the option to listen to the breakout session stage – more details tbc shortly.

VU.CITY; Jon Roebuck, Regional Business Development Manager

11:45-12:45 Session Two: Solving the Housing Crisis and Accelerating the Delivery of High-Quality Homes; Sponsored by Faithful+Gould

A host of the region’s most active residential developers come together to unveil future projects and placemaking aspirations through a series of high-level presentations and interactive Q&A.

Chair: Faithful+Gould; Sue Rugg, Regional Director

Cobalt Housing; Dave Woods, Director of Operations

Knowsley Council; Tony Clark, Assistant Executive Director of Development and Infrastructure

Torus Group; Kate Ellison, Director of Growth and Partnerships

12:45-13:30 Networking & Exhibition

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors. You’ll have the ability to video chat in our networking lounge with attendees, or visit the exhibition booths.

12:50-13:35 – Breakout Session; Developing Sci-Tech Daresbury – How Science and Innovation Will Support Inclusive Regeneration

A high level look at the future evolution of Sci-Tech Daresbury by the team leading the transformation

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Fahmida Nisa,

Sci-Tech Daresbury; John Leake, Business Growth Director

Langtree; Malcolm Jackson, Chief Operating Officer

Science and Technology Facilities Council; Paul Vernon, Executive Director (Business and Innovation)

13:45-15:15 Session Three: Major Regeneration and Infrastructure Development Plans; Sponsored by GRAHAM

Developers behind some of the area’s biggest commercial, mixed use, leisure and industrial projects come together to talk about their future development activity and how it will contribute to the post-Covid, post-Brexit Liverpool City region ‘bounce forward’.

Chair: GRAHAM; Peter Reavey, Regional Director, Building

Halton Borough Council; David Parr, Chief Executive

Muse; Mike Horner, Development Director

Wirral Council; Cathy Wignall, Regeneration Delivery Lead

Harcourt Developments; Pat Power, Director

Cityheart; Lauren Gavaghan, Development Manager

15:15-15:45 Networking, Exhibition & Close

We’re set to have an exceptional line-up of speakers who’ll be sharing intel into their future development projects, plans and vision for across the Liverpool City Region. Here’s an overview of the confirmed speakers:

Peel L&P – Richard Mawdsley, Wirral Waters Development Director

Working closely with Wirral Council, Peel L&P are set to deliver a mixed use, highly sustainable project aiming to elevate and regenerate a vast area of Liverpool City Region. The Wirral Waters scheme is set to cost approximately £4.5bn and will feature a wide array of subsidiary developments. The new 38,000 sq ft Wirral Met College, the Legacy Project, the Wirral Street Car and Egerton Village are but a few of the major projects taking place in the Wirral Peninsula over the coming decade. The scheme will deliver around 13,500 homes over the next quarter of a century and will potentially create up to 20,000 jobs.

UK Parliament – Kim Johnson MP, Labour MP

Kim Johnson has been the Labour MP for Liverpool Riverside since the 2019 general election. She is the first BAME member of parliament in Liverpool City Region and an active member of the Riverside constituency. As a member of the Women and Equalities committee, Kim is a dedicated public servant who has great ambitions for the future of Liverpool City Region and the wider north economy as a whole.

University of Liverpool – Professor Anthony Hollander, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Impact

The University of Liverpool is a key component in attracting, producing and retaining a skilled workforce across the region. The educational institution provides over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate courses and provides high-quality living and learning services for over 22,000 students on campus. The university is looking to expand via its Masterplan Estate Strategy 2026+ featuring a £1bn vision to develop its estates over the next 15 years and beyond.

Professor Anthony Hollander University of Liverpool

Liverpool City Council – Cllr Sarah Doyle, Cabinet Member for Development and Housing

Ranging from the £1bn Knowledge Quarter to the 125 acre “Ten Streets” ambition, Liverpool’s metamorphosis continues at pace. The City council has set out a strategy for £11bn of investment in the next decade. Sarah joins us to detail priority projects and opportunities for the built environment to get involved in one of the UK’s fastest growing city regions.

Halton Borough Council – David Parr, Chief Executive

In an attempt to maximise the economic benefits felt by the Mersey Gateway, Halton Borough Council has developed a ten-year physical regeneration plan, Mersey Gateway Regeneration Plus. The plan outlines eight areas within the borough of Halton, where the new bridge and reconfigured road network have the most potential to open up land for new developments and create an opportunity for economic growth. The Astmoor Industrial estate is an example of one of the key impact areas, due to its connectivity and accessibility, it can act as a catalyst for new investment and to aid in modernising the estate over the next few years.

Torus Group – Kate Ellison, Director of Growth and Partnerships

Torus Group is a growth and regeneration group with a commitment to creating, sustainable, inclusive and thriving communities via investment, development and regeneration. The group is a combination of high-performing North West social landlords including Golden Gates Housing Trust, Liverpool Mutual Homes and Helena Partnerships. With a significant strength of 40,000 homes, the housing developer is looking to expand through multiple ongoing developments such as the £24m Huyton housing development, a £4.5m Broomsfields scheme for over-55s, as well as the recently completed RIC award-winning £25m Maples development.

Cobalt Housing – Dave Woods, Director of Operations

Cobalt Housing is a registered housing association based in North Liverpool that provides affordable homes and quality places to live. The housing association manages and maintains around 6000 homes in the Fazakerley and Sparrow hall, Croxteth, and Norris Green areas of North Liverpool. Homes England awarded the housing association with a £2.3 million housing grant to deliver 57 new homes at the Altbridge Park site in Croxteth. Cobalt Housing are also working with Liverpool City Council to help deliver 1,200 homes in Croxteth in a new state-of-the-art, zero carbon housing project on the Stonebridge Cross site.

Cityheart – Lauren Gavaghan, Development Manager

Cityheart is a development company that works with the public sector to deliver and manage regeneration projects throughout the UK. Halton Borough Council appointed Cityheart as its development partner to deliver a new £60m housing scheme in the Halebank area of Widnes. The scheme will see 20-acres of former industrial land converted into a much-needed residential district that will act as a catalyst for further investment in the area.

Muse – Mike Horner, Development Director

As one of the UK’s leading residential developers and regeneration pioneers through their English Cities Fund partnership with Homes England and Legal & General, Muse have 10 major housing projects in the pipeline totalling well over £1bn. Their involvement in this event will bring into focus their world class pipeline and give the audience a glimpse into their successes, challenges and opportunities.

P4 Planning – Rhian Thomas, Director

Rhian is a Director at P4 Planning and is currently advising the University of Liverpool in delivering key components of its estate strategy masterplan. P4 Planning is an independent planning consultancy that seeks to provide a breath of fresh air as it helps navigate the complex town planning system, expertly delivering client objectives. Thinking strategically and crafting planning strategies that deliver results, P4 works with developers, investors and landowners to help make better places. Working across a wide range of property sectors and great variety of challenging projects, P4 specialises entirely on the planning system and adds value through providing clear and pragmatic professional advice.

Knowsley Council – Tony Clark, Assistant Executive Director of Development and Infrastructure

More than £100m worth of construction projects are either underway or in the pipeline in Knowsley, that will transform a number of sites across the borough. Ongoing schemes include hundreds of new homes, retail and logistics hubs and the new Shakespeare North Playhouse. The developments will create thousands of jobs and lead to an  an increase in pportunities for local business and suppliers. Working in partnership with a plethora of property developers, Knowsley looks to create a healthier and more prosperous region for the future.

Wirral Council – Cathy Wignall, Regeneration Delivery Lead

Wirral is undergoing major regeneration and redevelopment over the coming years, with the Wirral Peninsula set to deliver a large scale £4.5 billion project. The council also have made Birkenhead a priority, launching a 20 year framework, setting out a vision for a sustainable garden community on the Mersey waterfront. Covering an area of over 270 hectares, the project will feature eight major developments that aim to create 21,000 new homes and 6,000 jobs.

Langtree – Malcolm Jackson, Chief Operating Officer

More information to follow.

Faithful+Gould – Sue Rugg, Regional Director

Sue is a Chartered Surveyor with over 20 years’ experience working within the housing and extra care sector. Sue leads a national team delivering cost and commercial management, employer’s agent, project management and health and safety services and has extensive experience with national frameworks driving efficiencies through the procurement of the right consultant team and contractors for clients, delivery of Modern Methods of Construction and most importantly building communities.

VU.CITY – Jon Roebuck, Regional Business Development Manager

Jon is the Regional  Business Development Manager at VU.CITY covering our cities in the North of England.

VU.CITY is a game-changing solution for urban development teams. Speeding up all aspects of the planning process from design concept stage right through to planning application submissions.

Their accurate 3D city models allow for collaborative and virtual feasibility and impact studies for proposed developments across 20+ cities in the UK and internationally.

Jon has previous experience in the built environment in Facilities Management, PropTech, and Placemaking.

Science and Technology Facilities Council – Paul Vernon, Executive Director, Business and Innovation

More information to follow.

Built Environment Networking – Fahmida Nisa, Online Event Manager

Nisa is a research, marketing and content specialist at Built Environment Networking. She will be hosting a number of the sessions throughout the day, running the day’s proceedings and managing the interaction between our virtual delegates and the speakers.

Sci-Tech Daresbury – John Leake, Business Growth Director

As well as being on the senior leadership team at UKSPA, John sits on the Cheshire & Warrington LEP Science & Innovation Strategy Board and the Liverpool City Region LEP Digital & Creative Sector, and Investment Boards with the aim of helping each region develop science and innovation related schemes. His day to day role includes handling business development matters for Sci-Tech Daresbury which means he can deliver a full market perspective on future challenges and opportunities facing the sector.

Harcourt Developments – Pat Power, Director

Harcourt Developments are a key strategic development partner of Liverpool City council and are behind the 125-acre Ten Streets Masterplan at Stanley Dock. Projects include the recently announced £40m mixed use conversion comprising 192 apartments and 28,500 sq ft of commercial space. Pat joins the event to update the audience on progress across Stanley Dock and talk about their wider involvement in regeneration in Liverpool.

GRAHAM – Peter Reavey, Regional Director, Building

Peter Reavey is Regional Director for the GRAHAM Building division. He is a specialist in the delivery of complex large scale projects including Build to Rent and Healthcare.
Notably, Peter was central to the successful completion of The Copper House – a 383 unit BTR scheme in central Liverpool that is a recent landmark addition to the iconic waterfront of the city. He also recently led the successful negotiations of the Pall Mall Press development (336 units of BTR) in an area of strategic development in Liverpool for his client, Ridgeback, as well as the Well Meadow BTR Development in Sheffield for his repeat client, Panacea Properties. Both of these schemes are due for completion in late 2023.
Peter is also responsible for strategic healthcare projects. Over the past eight years, as part of a unique partnership with BAM, he has led the transformation of hospital facilities to the value of £320m+ across Northern Ireland’s NHS
A Civil Engineer, with an education honed at Queen’s University Belfast and Trinity College Dublin, Peter builds long-term relationships with clients, stakeholders and sub-contractors. He is also passionate about developing talent within the business

Associate your brand with the Liverpool City Region Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates around the region.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Conference Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £2,500 View Details
Session One Partner: Developing a Greener, Healthier and Smarter Liverpool City Region Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 Sold Out
Session Two: Solving the Housing Crisis and Accelerating the Delivery of High-Quality Homes Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 Sold Out
Session Three Partner: Major Regeneration and Infrastructure Development Plans Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 Sold Out
Best Practice Presentation Package Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,000 View Details
Exhibitor Packages Yes 5 Yes £500 View Details

We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities, exhibition space and those that will drive brand awareness, allowing you to address your whole target audience for maximum brand awareness and impact. Our partnership packages will put you at the forefront of the industry discussion allowing you to be there, be active and be an expert within the construction and property sector and the whole built environment industry.

Conference Partner

£2,500+VAT

Become the headline partner of this conference and get mass awareness and brand visibility. This package is the ultimate – with a prime location during the event, a speaking opportunity, logo positioning on the top of the logo and your name in the event title – “Liverpool City Region Development Conference; Sponsored by YOUR COMPANY NAME”

  • The conference will be called the xxx Conference in association with your company name
  • Ability to help shape the conference agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the event
  • Option to recommend speakers
  • Inclusion with pre-conference speaker communications
  • Access to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding for the whole conference
  • Option to do a keynote speech
  • One speaking position on one panel during the conference
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share downloadable content such as literature
  • 15 online delegate passes for your team or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media etc
  • Master of Ceremonies “thank you” in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion with all PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

Session One Partner: Developing a Greener, Healthier and Smarter Liverpool City Region

Session Two Partner: Solving the Housing Crisis and Accelerating the Delivery of High-Quality Homes

Session Three Partner: Major Regeneration and Infrastructure Development Plans

Best Practice Presentation Package

£1,000+VAT

During the breaks delegates are able to speed network and visit the exhibitors – but with this package you can also give them the option of coming to see your company deliver a 15-minute thought leadership presentation, enabling you to play a key role in the conference. Build brand awareness, loyalty, trust and new business leads amongst numerous civic and business leaders from across the industry. Benefits include:

  • Ability to deliver a 15-minute presentation during one of the break periods
  • Access to the VIP Room – a green room for speakers, VIP guests and sponsors
  • Branding across the rest of the conference
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share content
  • 10 online delegate passes for your team and/or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media, etc
  • Master of Ceremonies ‘thank you’ in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion in any PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

Exhibitor Package

£500+VAT

If you’re looking for access to the event and a space to meet online delegates and chat with them – then our exhibitor package is perfect. Some people can be reluctant to approach exhibition stands – but online it’s different and you’ll be inundated with enquiries and questions about your brand. Benefits include:

  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share downloadable content such as literature
  • 5 online delegate passes for your team or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media etc
  • Master of Ceremonies “thank you” in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion with all PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

If you’re interested in any of the packages above or if you’re interested in finding out additional information then contact us on:

0113 390 4700

opportunities@built-environment-networking.com

Our online conferences will merge our face-to-face conferences with a virtual platform – providing networking opportunities, exceptional panel discussions and debates, speaker presentations and an exhibition hall.

Here’s a little video highlighting what to expect

And here’s a bit more information of key areas of our online events…

You’ll receive unique log-in details to join our online event via computer or phone – and you’ll be greeted with an easy navigation tool. You’ll be able to navigate to:

Main Stage

Where our ‘Programme’ will take place with excellent speakers and content. You’ll be able to get involved, asking questions and taking part in live polls.

Networking Area

Just like a real conference you’ll be able to meet and connect with new people in our forum. You can directly request to chat with someone or you can enter our ‘speed networking’ area to meet numerous new people within the industry. Get your elevator pitch ready!

Sponsor / Exhibitor Area

Meet our partners and sponsors – view what they’re all about, video chat with them and download their literature and product information.

Tickets

Tickets are not currently available for this event.

Details

Date:
Thursday, 23rd September 2021

Time:
0915hrs – 1545hrs

Venue

Online – Hopin


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