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MIPIM UK - Capita workshop

19th October 2016

Organised by the Department of International Trade and Capita plc.

Workshop programme

Chaired by: Richard McCarthy, Senior Director, Strategic Services, Capita plc

First panel: What are the regional cities doing to help investment
The outlook for UK investment appetite is strong, but in a market that has already delivered for investors, where are the next investor ready opportunities and what does the UK need to be doing more of to ensure this investment flow continues?

11.05am - Opening address – Sir Edward Lister, Senior Advisor to RIO, Department of International Trade.

How the RIO fund is assisting investment in development projects across the UK. What are the priorities and is there a preference to location?

11.20am - Liz Peace, CBE, Chair, Birmingham Curzon Urban Regeneration Company

What are the UK regional cities doing to help investors - what funding mechanisms are available and how might investors take advantage of these? How widespread has their use been and what benefits can they bring?

11.30am - Q&A

Second panel: Making it happen
In the second session, speakers will discuss different examples of how new regeneration projects have been structured and delivered, turning great ideas into live investable projects.

11.45am - Case study 1: Brent Cross South

Paul Clark, Capita plc and Stephen McDonald, Barnet RE

12.00pm - Case study 2: The Big City Plan

Waheed Nazir, Director of Planning and Regeneration Birmingham City Council and either Ballymore or M&G Real Estate

Waheed will set out how the 20 year vision for Birmingham’s City Centre is supporting transformational change and providing the vision, strategy and principles to guide the future development and regeneration of the City Centre.

12.15am - Q&A

Workshop closes and conclusions

12.40pm - Tony Danaher, RIO Chief Executive

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