Doncaster Business Conference Agenda 2018

8:00am - Delegates arrival, breakfast and open networking 

8:50am - Delegates to take their seats

9:00am - Welcome and introduction with host and facilitator Greg Wright (Deputy Business Editor, Yorkshire Post)

9:15am - Chief Executive welcome with Dan Fell (Chief Executive, Doncaster Chamber)

9:25am - Keynote address: Robert Hough CBE (Chairman of Peel Airports Group)

9:40am - Panel discussion - Work Hard: Harnessing Doncaster’s talent with:

  • Karen Finlayson (Partner, PWC)
  • Anne Tyrell (Chief Executive, DN College Group)
  • Jo Miller (Chief Executive, Doncaster Council)
  • Laura Bennett (SCR LEP Board)
  • Mark Smith (Commercial Director, Wabtec Faiveley UK)

10:20am - Break

10:50am - Short video clips

11:00am - In Conversation with your MPs…

  • Rt Hon Ed Miliband (MP for Doncaster North)
  • Rt Hon Caroline Flint (MP for Don Valley)
  • Rt Hon Dame Rosie Winterton (MP for Doncaster Central)

11:25am - Panel discussion - Play Hard: Creating a vibrant cultural place with:

  • Deborah Rees (Director and CEO, Cast)
  • Andy Price (Managing Director, &Create)
  • Rt Hon Ed Miliband (MP for Doncaster North)
  • Leah McMullen (Queens Road Design Centre)
  • Tim Banfield (Executive Director, Doncaster Racecourse)
  • Alistair Maclean-clark (CEO, 360 Degrees Media)

12:10pm - Keynote address: Rosie Millard OBE (Chair of BBC Children in Need, Former Chair of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, Journalist, Broadcaster, Cultural Commentator and Author)

12:25pm - Close: Jill Wood (Vice President, Doncaster Chamber and Managing Director, Signum Facilities Management)

N.B: This agenda may be subject to change.

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