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Re-thinking place-based development policy in the UK

Tuesday, 16 July 2019
09:00-16:00

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On Tuesday 16th July Cardiff University will host a one-day conference, ‘Re-thinking place-based development policy in the UK’, to address the governance and funding issues in the forthcoming UK Shared Prosperity Fund which is seen as a replacement fund for EU Structural Funds. The conference is being organised by Professor Kevin Morgan and it will take place from 9am to 4pm in the Glamorgan Building in Cathays Park.

Confirmed speakers at the conference include:

  • Kellie Beirne - Chief Executive, Cardiff Capital Region City Deal
  • Rebecca Evans, AM, Minister for Finance and Trefnydd
  • The Rt Hon Lord Michael Heseltine CH – Member of the House of Lords
  • Prof Jo Hunt, Wales Governance Centre, Cardiff University
  • Professor John Tomaney - Professor of Urban & Regional Planning, University College London

As places are limited, please register to ensure that you can attend this very timely event.


09:30 - 09:50 Tea/coffee and registration

09:50 – 10:00 Prof Kevin Morgan – Welcome and intro to the day

10:00 - 10:30 Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Finance and Trefnydd – The Welsh Government’s Perspective (20mins) (Q&A - 10 mins)

10:30– 11.00 Dr Ed Poole – Devolution, Brexit and the Shared Prosperity Fund (20 mins)

Audience Q&A (10 mins)

11.00 – 11:20 NETWORKING BREAK

11:20 - 12:00 Kellie Beirne – A City Region Perspective (30 mins)

Audience Q&A (10 mins)

12:00 – 12:45 Lord Michael Heseltine - Discussing his new report (30 mins)

Audience Q&A (15 mins)

12:45 – 13:45 LUNCH

13:45 – 14:30 Prof Jo Hunt – Common Frameworks and Inter-Governmental Relations in the UK (30 mins)

Audience Q&A (15 mins)

14:30 – 15:00 NETWORKING BREAK

15:00 – 15:45 Professor John Tomaney (UCL) – The Challenge of Shared Prosperity in the UK (30 mins)

Audience Q&A (15 mins)

15:45 – 16:00 Prof Kevin Morgan – Vote of thanks and close of conference

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Committee Room 1
Glamorgan Building
King Edward VII Avenue
Cardiff
CF10 3WA

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