BPF Annual Conference 2011
Our annual conference will be held on 25 May 2011 at The Northumberland, just off Trafalgar Square.
We have confirmed that Business Secretary Vince Cable MP will be our keynote speaker, and David Blanchflower, formerly of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee, will be our lunchtime speaker, making this an event not to be missed.
Other confirmed speakers include:
Truett Tate, Lloyds Banking Group
John Walker, Federation of Small Businesses
David Church, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Chris Grigg, British Land Company
Adam Avigdori, BlackRock
Roger Madelin, Argent plc
Richard McCarthy, CLG
Stephen Tapper, Planning Officers Society
To reserve your place, download our booking form.
Investment in the Age of Austerity is sponsored by BNP Paribas Real Estate, CB Richard Ellis, Jones Lang LaSalle and MHP Property.
12.00-12.30 Registration and reception12.30-2.00 Seated pre-conference lunch
Speaker: Professor David Blanchflower CBE, Economist2.00-6.00 Conference sessions
Sarah Montague, Journalist, BBC2.00-2.30 Keynote address
Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade2.30-3.30 Session One: Restoring lending levels to small businesses
Truett Tate, Group Executive Director, Wholesale, Lloyds Banking Group
John Walker, National Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses3.30-4.00 Break4.00-5.00 Session Two: Investing our way out of austerity
Adam Avigdori, Director and Portfolio Manager, BlackRock
David Church, Head of Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging IBK, EMEA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Chris Grigg, Chief Executive, British Land Company5.00-6.00 Session Three: The policy and built environments
Roger Madelin, Joint Chief Executive, Argent Group plc
Richard McCarthy, Director General for Neighbourhoods, Department for Communities and Local Government
Stephen Tapper, President, Planning Officers Society6.00 Close
Over 280 delegates attended our conference at 8 Northumberland Avenue, a tremendous turnout.
The conference was covered by Property Week and Estates Gazette, who produced a podcast of Business Secretary Vince Cable MP's keynote speech.