Location
Radisson BLU, Glasgow
Date & Time
9am, March 26, 2019
Speakers
9 Professionals
Delegates
500 Seats

About Rail: North of the Border Conference 2019

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Following on from our successful Rail: North of the Border networking dinners, we are pleased to launch Rail: North of the Border Conference and Exhibition. This one event will bring together key stakeholders and the wider supply chain together to discuss Scotland’s latest rail priorities, with CP6 around the corner. There’s much to focus on, including

  • Delivering the best railway Scotland has ever had
  • The role High Speed Rail can play for Scotland
  • Delivery of major projects through CP6
  • Scotland’s station modernisation programme
  • Technology & Innovation
  • The opportunities derived from the Design Services Framework

This event will offer the supply chain an opportunity to showcase expertise, share knowledge and network with some of the most influential figures within the region.

Highlights

  • High quality line up of speakers
  • Six 30 minute technical seminars
  • Exhibition stands in the networking zone
  • Post event drinks reception
  • Conference app to assist networking objectives

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Our Speakers

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Michael Matheson

Michael Matheson

Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity (MSP)
Alex Hynes

Alex Hynes

Managing Director, ScotRail Alliance.
Andrew Haines

Andrew Haines

CEO (Network Rail)
Bill Reeve

Bill Reeve

Director of Rail (Transport Scotland)
Scott Kelley

Scott Kelley

Market Director (Strategic Rail)
Anna Richardson

Anna Richardson

City Convener for Sustainability and Carbon Reduction
Robert Samson

Robert Samson

Senior Stakeholder Manager (Transport Focus)
Sam Smith

Sam Smith

Programme Manager (Borders Railway Blueprint)
Tom Kelly

Tom Kelly

Strategic Director for stakeholder engagement (HS2 Ltd)

Event Schedule

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9:00 - 9:15
Ministerial Address

 

Michael Matheson invited

9:15 - 10:15
Session 1

 

Aligning Network Rail, Transport Scotland & ScotRail Alliance to create a single planning and delivery team for Scotland.

 

09.15 – 09.30 Andrew Haines, Network Rail confirmed
09.30 – 09.45 Team Scotland, Bill Reeve & Alex Hynes (Transport Scotland & ScotRail Alliance)
09.45 – 10.15 Panel Discussion – Andrew Haines, Bill Reeve & Alex Hynes

10:15 - 10:45
Refreshments & Networking
10:45 - 14:00
Session 2

 

Building for Success: Creating the best railway Scotland has ever had.

 

10.45 – 11.00 Headline Sponsor Address – SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins Business – Scott Kelley, Market Director Strategic Rail confirmed
11.00 – 11.15 The construction of Robroyston Station – Anna Richardson – Glasgow City Council confirmed
11.15 – 11.30 Where are we today. New trains, new services, hybrid train pilot – David Simpson, ScotRail
11.30 – 11.45 Improving internal connectivity – CP6 planning, work banks etc – Catherine Hall, Head of Strategic Planning, Network Rail
11.45 – 12.00 Delivering Success in the Borders - Sam Smith, Economic Development Programme Manager, Scottish Borders Council

12.00 – 12.30
Technical Seminars
12.30 – 13.30
Lunch & Networking
13.30 – 14.00
Technical Seminars
14:00 - 17:30
Session 3

 

Competitive Future

 

14.00 – 14.15 Accelerated and competitive delivery - Private sector
14.15 – 14.30 Innovation in design and delivery – Private sector
14.30 – 14.45 Growing Scotland’s capability – supply chain opportunities from existing and future frameworks
14.45 – 15.15 Discussion – including headline sponsor and Network Rail representative
15.15 – 15.45 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking
15.45 – 16.00 Improving cross-border connectivity – Tom Kelly, Strategic Director for Stakeholder Engagement, HS2 - confirmed
16.00 – 16.15 Making rail attractive and competitive for passengers - Robert Samson, Transport Focus confirmed

16.15 – 17.30
Post Event drinks reception

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