Join The Institute of Economic Development, Planning Magazine and Placemaking Resource at the 4th edition of The IED Annual Conference 2015 on 18 November in London.
Senior private and public sector professionals working within economic development and regeneration, will come together to tackle the most pressing challenges when it comes to fostering economic growth at a local and regional level.
The Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable, Former Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
James Wharton MP, Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse, Department for Communities and Local Government
WHAT’S IN STORE?
This year, the conference comes at a pivotal time. You will have the opportunity to discuss the most recent government announcements and their impact on the way the economy will develop in the next few years. You will also gain a real understanding of how true economic development can be achieved in a growing competitive environment.
The extremely topical theme for the 2015 agenda is ‘Going For Growth Under Greater Devolution’ featuring practical sessions, interactive workshops and in-depth panel discussions to help you face some of the biggest challenges tocome including:
- What devolution really means for economic development
- The future of LEPs
- The effect of housing and transport issues on economic growth
You will also have the opportunity to tailor make your day and breakdown intosmaller groups to hone in on your key areas of interest including:
- Housing, Infrastructure And Transport
- Enterprise Support, Skills And Innovation
- Cities, Funding And Local Investment
You can view the view the full agenda here.
Economic development and regeneration professionals from across the private, public and voluntary sectors, and anyone invested in the UK economy and delivering the growth agenda. Plus, a speaker line-up including Government figures, authoritative experts and case study representatives.
WHAT DID LAST YEAR’S DELEGATES SAY?
“Inspiring event amongst fellow professionals” - Economic Development Manager, Taunton Deane Borough Council
“The essential annual conference for those involved in economic development” - Head of Economics, Turley
“An excellent focus on Economic Development with great networking” - Economic Development Operations Manager, Ipswich Borough Council
“Great refresher and scope for ideas” - Coporate Director Delivery, Huntingdonshire District Council
“A really good programme and good networking opportunities” – Director, Hardisty Jones Associates