Doncaster Business Conference Agenda 2017

8am - Guest  arrival/breakfast and open networking 

8.50am - All guests to be seated 

9.00am - Welcome and Introduction: Prof. Kevin Kerrigan (Pro Vice Chancellor for Enterprise and the Dean of the Sheffield Business School)

9.05am - Chief Executive Welcome: Dan Fell (Chief Executive, Doncaster Chamber) 

9.15am - PANEL 1: Doncaster: How do we become an education city? 

•    Rachel Davies (Interim Principal and Chief Executive, Doncaster College) 

•    Wes Sugden Brook (Director, Drenched) 

•    Dr. Ann Limb (Chair, Education Commission) 

•    Dave Sheridan (Chief Executive, Keepmoat Group) 

•    Janis James (Head Teacher, Bentley High Street Primary School) 

10.00am - Key Note Address: Dr. Adam Marshall (Director General, British Chambers of Commerce) 

10.10am - Refreshment break 

10.35am - Key Note Address: Sir Gary Verity (Chief Executive, Welcome to Yorkshire) 

10.45am - PANEL 2: Doncaster: How can we set the city standard? 

•    Gary Gee (European Tour, Rossington Hall) 

•    Rt. Hon. Caroline Flint MP 

•    Greg Wright (Deputy Business Editor, Yorkshire Post) 

•    Prof. Heather Campbell (The University of Sheffield) 

•    Dr. Dave Smith, (Managing Director, Sheffield City Region)

11.30am - Mayoral Hustings 

•    George Jabbour - Conservative

•    Ros Jones CBE - Labour 

•    Eddie Todd – Independent

•    Brian Alfred Whitmore - UK Independence Party (UKIP)

•    Chris Whitwood - The Yorkshire Party

•    Steve Williams - Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

12.20pm - Close : Kelvin Fitton (President, Doncaster Chamber & Smith Craven Partner) 

N.B: This Agenda may be subject to change

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