8:00 - 17:40
The Vox Conference Centre, Resorts World, Birmingham
“INVESTING IN THE FUTURE”
People | Place | Economy
Building on the past 3 years the theme for 2019 is ‘Investing in the future’ - People | Place | Economy
The day is centered on Investment and private and public Sector collaboration.
The morning session will be on ‘Inward Investment’ and economic growth. It will look at how the region can capitalise on its progress; showcasing the £10bn West Midlands Investment Portfolio and exploring how public and private sectors can collaborate to drive future growth. It will feature new technology and the ‘West Midlands Industrial Strategy’ - its part in driving economic growth.
The afternoon session will concentrate on people, places and communities. How can growth be inclusive and deliver positive social outcomes? With 215,000 new homes to deliver by 2031, housing will clearly feature strongly. It will look at how good design can deliver better, living stronger communities and enhance lives. It will also consider housing delivery and what part Modern Methods of Construction and Modular can play in generating quality homes on scale.
The conference will be an exciting mix of keynotes, panel sessions, presentations and breakout sessions; designed to explore the growth opportunities, to showcase major game-changing projects, innovation and technology; enterprise; housing and inward investment across the West Midlands.