London planning chief to address IED conference

The capital's deputy mayor for planning Jules Pipe is among the speakers confirmed for this year's Institute of Economic Development (IED) conference.

Jules Pipe: will address IED conference later this month
Jules Pipe: will address IED conference later this month

On Wednesday 23 November, the Institute of Economic Development, in association with Planning and Placemaking Resource, will host its annual conference in London. The event offers the opportunity to meet more than 200 economic development and regeneration professionals from across the UK under one roof.

Former Hackney mayor Pipe, who was appointed as London's deputy mayor for planning, regeneration and skills at the end of June, will speak at the event. 

Also confirmed to speak is Sir John Peace, chairman of Burberry Group and Standard Chartered, who will speak about the impact of Brexit, the role of banking in economic development, and the Midlands Engine and Northern Powerhouse agendas.

Other speakers include:

  • Former Liberal Democrat business secretary Sir Vince Cable
  • Birmingham City Council's leader John Clancy,
  • Vicky Pryce, a board member of the Centre for Economics and Business Research,
  • Anna Leach, head of economic analysis at the Confederation of British Industry,
  • Marian Sudbury, director of the Northern Powerhouse at the Department for International Trade.


The IED Annual Conference

When and where: 23 November 2016, The Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London Cost: £269 + VAT for members, £349 + VAT for non-members Further details:

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