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Together Yorkshire 2020

10 September - 24 September 2020

Zoom

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A three part Zoom discussion to examine how the Yorkshire Leaders Board and partners can best pursue their remit in the policy areas of Post Covid and Post Brexit Economic Development, Towards Net Zero in Yorkshire and The Yorkshire Visitor Economy and Cultural Industries.

Part I: Post-Covid and post-Brexit economic development

Thursday September 10th
15:00-16:45

Introduction and Scene Setting

Session Chair: Judith Blake (Leader of Leeds City Council)

Kersten England (Chief Executive of Bradford Council and Lead Chief Executive for Yorkshire and the Humber Local Authorities)
Lord Chris Haskins (Business Development Board, Humber LEP)
Arianna Giovannini (Associate Professor in Local Politics & Public Policy at De Montfort University and Honorary Research Fellow at SPERI (University of Sheffield))
Professor John Tomaney (Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, UCL)
Matthew Howarth (Chair, Policy Yorkshire)
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi (Member of the House of Lords) TBC
Lord William Wallace (Member of the House of Lords)
Stewart Arnold (University of Hull Business School)


Post Covid and Post Brexit Economic Development

Session Chair: Carl Les (Leader of North Yorkshire County Council)

Jacqui Hall (Chair, Yorkshire and Humber CBI)
Bill Adams (Regional Secretary, Yorkshire and Humber TUC)
Delroy Beverley (Chair, Yorkshire and North East IOD)
Barry Sheerman MP (Co-chair, Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire APPG)
Richard Caborn (Strategic Advisor, Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre)
Madge Moore (Chair, Yorkshire Food Farming and Rural Network)
Dr Peter O’Brien (Executive Director, Yorkshire Universities)

Roundup: Lord Timothy Kirkhope / John Grogan

Part II: Towards net zero in Yorkshire

Thursday September 17th
15:00-16:30

Towards net zero in Yorkshire

Lord Timothy Kirkhope

Session Chair: Dan Jarvis (Mayor of Sheffield City Region)

Professor Andy Gouldson (Professor of Environmental Policy, Leeds University) TBC
Magid Magid (Former Lord Mayor of Sheffield and MEP for Yorkshire & the Humber) TBC
Melanie Onn (Deputy Chief Exeutive, RenewableUK)
Jon Gibbins (Director, UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre)
Sarah Woolley (General Secretary, The Bakers, Food and Allied Workers' Union)
Richard Emmott (Director of Corporate Affairs, Yorkshire Water)

Roundup: Lord Timothy Kirkhope / John Grogan

Part III: The Yorkshire Visitor Economy and Cultural Industries

Thursday September 24th
15:00-16:30

Session Chair: Kevin Hollinrake MP (Co-chair, Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire APPG)

Syima Aslam (Director and Founder, Bradford Literature Festival)

Peter Box (Chair, Welcome to Yorkshire)
Professor Rhodri Thomas (Professor of Tourism and Events Policy, Leeds Beckett University)
David Kerfoot (Chair, North Yorkshire LEP) TBC
Susan Briggs (Director, The Tourism Network)
Sally Joynson (Chief Executive, Screen Yorkshire)
Syima Aslam (Director and Founder, Bradford Literature Festival)

Roundup: Lord Timothy Kirkhope / John Grogan

Find out more and register your place: https://togetheryorkshire.org/

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