MIPIM 2019

Cannes 12th - 15th March

Championing our city regions

We’re delighted to be helping make our great cities greater by supporting Manchester, Cheshire, Leeds, Liverpool and Birmingham at MIPIM, the world’s largest property conference. You can find us involved in panel discussions about tech, regeneration, environment and sustainability, and medtech.

All times listed below are French local time (GMT +1)

Tuesday 12th March

  • 9:00-10:00 Driving the North's Ambitions - Backing Northern Powerhouse Rail
    UK Government Pavilion
    Speaker: Jessica Bowles

  • 11:00-12:00 Outstanding - A local industrial strategy to create a £50bn economy
    Cheshire stand
    Speaker: Chris Roberts

  • 16:00-16:45 Sharing Risk and Reward
    UK Government Pavilion
    Speaker: Jessica Bowles

Wednesday 13th March

  • 10:30-11:15 Carbon Neutral by 2038: Manchester's sustainable future
    Manchester Pavilion
    Speaker: Chris Oglesby

  • 10:40-11:30 Building a world-class city region: The story so far (Liverpool)
    Hotel Gray D'Albion
    Speaker: Emma Cartledge

  • 12:00-12:45 Northern Powerhouse Rail & HS2; Securing growth where Cheshire meets Manchester Airport growth corridor
    UK Government Pavilion
    Speaker: Chris Oglesby

  • 14:30-15:15 Emerging Technologies: Driving New Workforces & Workplaces
    Manchester Pavilion
    Speaker: Jessica Bowles

  • 15:00-15:30 Innovation & Entrepreneurship: creating an ecosystem for regional growth
    Leeds City Region stand
    Speaker: Chris Roberts

  • 15:30-16:00 Precision Partnerships: Transforming the health and wellbeing of Manchester citizens
    Manchester Pavilion
    Speaker: Tom Renn

  • 16:30-17:15 Looking to the future - Keeping our town centres alive
    Manchester Pavilion
    Moderator: Chris Oglesby

Thursday 14th March

  • 11:00-11:45 A new generation of thought leaders for Greater Manchester: empowering our future leaders
    Manchester Pavilion
    Speaker: Jessica Bowles

  • 11:00-12:00 Achieving Good Growth for the Midlands
    Midlands Pavilion
    Speaker: Rob Valentine

  • 11:00-12:00 Region of Innovation: Scaling Ambition to Create Belfast’s First Innovation District
    Belfast stand
    Speaker: Chris Roberts

Find out more about our projects

  • We are involved in a number of exciting projects across Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham from tech incubators, new lab and science facilities through to building reinvention, brand-new developments and masterplanning new districts.

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Our team

  • Chris Oglesby, Chief Executive
  • Jessica Bowles, Director of Strategy
  • Chris Roberts, Chief Development Officer
  • Tom Renn, Managing Director - Manchester Science Partnerships
  • Ciara Keeling, Chief Executive - Bruntwood Works
  • Rob Valentine, Director of Birmingham
  • Colin Forshaw, Director of Liverpool

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