28 September | “Building the Future”
September 28, 2017, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Radisson Blu Hotel · Institute of Welsh Affairs
With the shadow of Brexit looming, and a recognised need for a strategic approach to infrastructure in Wales, this event will discuss innovative, sustainable solutions for funding and meeting our infrastructure needs.
09:00 – 10:00 Registration and networking
10:00 – 10:05 Welcome from Chris Nott, Senior Partner, Capital Law
10:05 – 10:15 Opening statement from Russell George, Chair, National Assembly for Wales Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee
10:15 – 10:45 Interview and Q&A session with Russell George
10:45 – 11:15 Networking break
11:15 – 12:30 “Creating Our Pipeline”
This session will look at infrastructure best practice around the world, and potential applications in Wales, as well as existing plans in the pipeline.
12:30 – 13:30 Networking lunch
13:30 – 14:15 Breakout sessions
Breakout 1: “Funding the plan”
This session will look at securing funding for infrastructure in Wales, and what bespoke tools are available in Wales to ensure infrastructure is delivered.
Breakout 2: “Building the plan”
This session will look at the supply chain in Wales, in particular how to procure the supply chain and as a supplier how to become involved. The overview will be to look at examples of best practice and how to:
o Engage the supply
o Facilitate supply chain involvement in large projects
o Upskill the supply chain
14:15 – 14:30 Short break
14:30 – 15:15 “Putting sustainability into practice”
This session will look at Wales should best use its energy and expertise to create a forward-looking, innovative and sustainable infrastructure for its people?
15:15 – 15:20 Closing speech
15:20 – 16:30 Networking drinks
£180.00 + VAT