TransCityRail Midlands - Agenda

Conference Agenda

08:30 Registration / Breakfast / Networking / Exhibition

09:30 Malcolm Holmes, Executive Director, West Midlands Rail Executive Director of Rail, Transport for West Midlands - Confirmed

09:45 Toufic Machnouk, LNE & EM Route Programme Director, Network Rail - Confirmed

10:00 Leaders Debate

10:30 Strategic Partner - Xrail

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10:45 Refreshments / Networking / Exhibition

11:30 Rob Morton, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Network Rail - Invited

11:45 Ben Wills, Head of Midlands Connect Sponsorship, Department for Transport - Invited

12:00 Leaders Debate

12:30 Lunch / Networking / Exhibition

13:45 Jane Fisher, Transition and Projects Director, London Northwestern Railway - Confirmed

14:00 Lorna Pimlott, Director of Sponsorship & Policy, Phase 2, High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd - Invited

14:15 Phil Hewitt, Director West Midlands Metro and West Midlands Combined Authority - Invited

14:30 Refreshments / Networking / Exhibition

15:15 Strategic Partner - PTS Training Academy

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15:30 Leaders Debate

16:00 Speaker 8

16:15 Speaker 9

16:30 Closing Remarks

Networking Dinner Agenda

18:00 Networking drinks reception

19:20 Keynote Speech, Maria Machancoses, Director, Midlands Connect - Confirmed

19:30 Q&A panel discussion

  • Maria Machancoses, Director, Midlands Connect - Confirmed 
  • Mark Thurston, Chief Executive, HS2 - Confirmed
  • Malcolm Holmes, Executive Director, West Midlands Rail Executive Director of Rail, Transport for West Midlands - Confirmed
  • Rob McIntosh, Route Managing Director, LNE & East Midlands, Network Rail - Invited
  • Mark Ferrer, Head of Digital Rail, Siemens - Confirmed

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20:00 1st Course

20:40 Q&A panel discussion

21:10 Main course, dessert and networking

02:00 Carriages

These times and invited speakers are subject to change without notice.

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