Date: Monday 20 June 2022
Location: The Civic Suite, Melton Mowbray
Join us for our first ever Rural Mobility Conference, discussing how we can tackle rural transport connectivity!
The Rural Powerhouse Conference will take place on Monday 20th June at The Civic Suite, Parkside, Station Approach in Melton Mowbray. We will be joined by the Department for Transport, senior politicians, decision makers and experts for a number of keynote speeches, panels, discussions and debates throughout the day.
We will also be announcing the winners of our rural mobility competition, proposing technological solutions enhance connectivity for local communities. You can read more about the competition here.
The conference will be an interactive event, where attendees will be able to ask questions and influence topics of discussion. We hope to see you there!
Click here to sign up today.
10:00 - Welcome & introduction (Maria Machancoses, CEO of Midlands Connect)
10:15 - Midlands Connect's work so far (Richard Bradley, Head of Strategy at Midlands Connect)
10:35 - Winner of rural prize announced
10:40 - Discussion panel for the competition winner
11:20 - Break
11:45 - Panel for two other competing schemes
12:15 - Lunch
13:00 - Keynote Speech plus Q&A (Tim Farron MP, Lib Dem Rural Affairs spokesperson)
13:35 - Break
13:50 - Rural Services Panel
14:20 - Panel with the Department for Transport
15:00 - Close of event
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