Dods at Party Conference 2018

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Conservatives Fringe Events

The Conservative Party are back in Birmingham from Sunday 30 September to Wednesday 3 October 2018! The Conference venue is the ICC Birmingham, and the Conference hotel is the Hyatt Regency.

Come and join Dods and our partners in our main rooms, Hall 10a and Hall 10b, on level 2 of the ICC Birmingham.

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The Rail Interview

30th September 2018

17:30 - 18:45

Hall 10a, ICC Birmingham

 

Interviewer:

  • Mark Hookham, Transport Correspondent, The Sunday Times 

Coastal Powerhouse: The Role of Maritime in Driving UK Growth

30th September 2018

17:30 - 18:45

Hall 10b, ICC Birmingham

 

Speakers:

  • Sir Bernard Jenkin MP, Member of Parliament for Harwich and North Essex
  • Tim Morris, Chief Executive Officer, UK Major Ports Group
  • John Murray, Chief Executive, Society of Maritime Industries
  • Jonathan Roberts, Communications Director, UK Chamber of Shipping
  • Chris Shirling-Rooke, Chief Executive, Mersey Maritime

Chair:

  • Richard Ballantyne, Chief Executive, British Ports Association 
H & Care Forum

Health & Care Forum Reception

30th September 2018

19:30 - 21:45

Hall 10b, ICC Birmingham

 

Speaker:

  • Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Host:

  • Daniel Bond, Managing Editor, The House magazine
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PoliticsHome Recepetion

30th September 2018

20:00 - 21:15

Hall 10a, ICC Birmingham

 

Speakers:

  • Kevin Schofield, Editor, PoliticsHome
H & Care Forum

In Conversation with the Health and Care Forum

1st October 2018

09:00 - 10:15

Hall 10a, ICC Birmingham
 

Interviewee:

  • Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Interviewer:

  • Daniel Bond, Managing Editor, The House magazine
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Delivering for the Communities We Serve

1st October 2018

09:00 - 10:15

Hall 10b, ICC Birmingham

 

Speakers:

  • Cllr Donna Jones, Group Leader, Portsmouth Council

Who’s Watching the Machines? The Ethics of AI in Financial Services

1st October 2018

12:30 - 13:45

Hall 10a, ICC Birmingham

 

Speakers:

  • Lee Rowley MP, Co-Chair, Cross-Party Parliamentary Commission on Technology Ethics
  • Raman Bhatia, Head of Digital UK & Europe, HSBC
  • Simon Culhane, Chief Executive, Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment
  • Giles Cuthbert, Managing Director, Chartered Banker Institute
  • Dr Adrian Weller, Programme Director for AI, The Alan Turing Institute
Rail Delivery Group (RDG)

Delivery of Passenger Services: How can we Innovate and Improve for Customers, Communities, Employees and the Economy?

1st October 2018

12:30 - 13:45

Hall 10b, ICC Birmingham

 

Speakers:

  • Andrew Haines OBE, CEO, Network Rail
  • Paul Plummer, Chief Executive, Rail Delivery Group

 
Chair:

  • Robert Nisbet, Regional Director, Rail Delivery Group

Is Brexit a Victory for vaping?

1st October 2018

17:30 - 18:45 

Hall 10a, ICC Birmingham 

 

Speakers:

  • Mark Pawsey MP, Chair, APPG for E-Cigarettes
  • Martin Cullip, Board Member, New Nicotine Alliance
  • Daniel Pryor, Head of Programmes, Adam Smith Institute
  • Chris Snowden, Head of Lifestyle Economics, Institute of Economics Affairs

Chair:

  • Daniel Bond, Managing Editor, The House magazine
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Building a Global Britain: Equipping the UK to Win on the World Stage

1st October 2018

17:30 - 18:45

Hall 10b, ICC Birmingham

 

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Sam Gyimah MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation 
  • Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General, CBI
  • Tim Hames, Director General, BVCA
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Apprenticeships Forum Reception

1st October 2018

19:30 - 20:45

Hall 10a, ICC Birmingham

 

Host:

  • Kevin Schofield, Editor, PoliticsHome
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The Vype Reception

1st October 2018

21:30 - 22:45

Hall 10b, ICC Birmingham

 

Speakers:

  • Will Hill, Head of Legal and External Affairs, UK & Ireland, British American Tobacco 

 

Host:

  • Kevin Schofield, Editor, PoliticsHome
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One Million More Disabled People in Work by 2027: What Role Should Business Play?

2nd October 2018

09:00 - 10:15

Hall 10a, ICC Birmingham

This is an invite-only event. If you would like to find out more or request an invitation, please contact Diane Rolland at conservativefringes@dodsgroup.com

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In Conversation with the Apprenticeships Forum

2nd October 2018

09:00 - 10:15

Hall 10b, ICC Birmingham

Interviewee:

  • Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP, Chair, Select Committee on Education

 

Interviewer:

  • Kevin Schofield, Editor, PoliticsHome

Ending Britain’s Housing Crisis: The Role of Innovation in Solving the UK’s Housing Shortage

2nd October 2018

12:30 - 13:45

Hall 10b, ICC Birmingham

 

Speakers:

  • Kit Malthouse MP, Minister of State for Housing
  • Björn Conway, Chief Executive Officer
  • Matt Forrest, Executive Director of Business Development

 

Chair:

  • Anne Ashworth, Assistant Editor (Property and Personal Finance), The Times
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Report Launch: How can we Develop Better Safe System Road Safety Indicators in the UK?

2nd October 2018

17:30 - 18:45

Hall 10a, ICC Birmingham

 

Speakers:

  • Jack Brereton MP, Member, Select Committee on Transport
  • David Davies, Executive Director, PACTS
  • Andy Watson, CEO, Ageas

 

Chair:

  • Elizabeth Bates, Senior Political Reporter, PoliticsHome
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Future Challenges in Defence

2nd October 2018

17:30 - 18:45

Hall 10b, ICC Birmingham

 

Interviewee:

  • Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP, Secretary of State for Defence

 

 

CBI and BVCA

CBI Business Reception

2nd October 2018

19:30 - 21:45

Hall 10b, ICC Birmingham
 

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General, CBI
  • Tim Hames, Director General, BVCA

This is an invite only event. For further details or to register your attendence, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cbi-business-reception-conservative-party...