ADEPT Conferences

Following issues with the technology at the Spring Seminar we are re-running our networking tables as Lunch & Learn sessions with our boards on Thursday 24th June, 12pm-12.45pm for all Spring Seminar delegates and the wider membership.

Sustainable Growth Board

  • Chaired by Laura Ambler, Vice Chair – Sustainable Growth Board with Alex Hearn, North Somerset Council

How can the public sector use a whole authority approach to intervene in shaping our future high streets and town centres? Hear about a Case Study from North Somerset Council on Weston-Super-Mare, and share learning, experience and other approaches. 

Transport & Connectivity Board (sponsored by WSP)

  • Chaired by Ceren Clulow, Chair – Digital Connectivity Working Group
    How can digital connectivity help with environmental management including in town centres and high streets?

Engineering Board (sponsored by Atkins)

  • Chaired by Mark Stevens, Chair – Engineering Board with James Bailey, Engineering Board
    Discussing evidencing the need for increased levels of funding for highways maintenance and how that might impact upon reimagining place. This will pick up on the importance of sound infrastructure for first mile/last mile for more active forms of travel such as walking, cycling and e-scooter usage.

Environment Board (sponsored by Ringway)

  • Chaired by Sue Halliwell, Co-Chair – South East Board and Michael Leafe, Campaigns and Partnership Manager for the COP26 Unit at Cabinet Office
    How can local authorities take local action for COP26?

The session will be run via Microsoft Teams breakout rooms – the rooms will open at 11.55am and discussions will begin promptly at 12pm.

If you were a Spring Seminar delegate and haven't received the meeting invitation or if you couldn't make it to the Spring Seminar but would be interested in attending the Lunch & Learn please email [email protected].


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More details coming soon

ADEPT Autumn Conference
Thursday 18 and Friday 19 November
More details to follow

Live Labs Expo
1 December 2021
Derby County Football Club
More details coming soon