Midlands Powerhouse & BMM

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

BMM15 will be Gearing up the supply chain with Midlands Economic Forum Economist Paul Forrest and Birmingham City University, Visiting Professor, economist, Vicky Pryce and others

Quantifying success – analysing the effectiveness of the Midlands LEPs.

1.30-4pm Midlands Engine for Growth: A Manifesto – Making Knowledge Work

Midlands Economic Forum supported Birmingham City University



Panel Discussion

Chairman – Professor Julian Beer, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Birmingham City University



Welcome and setting the scene for the Midlands Powerhouse, Prof Julian Beer, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Birmingham City University



Mark Rogers, CEO, Birmingham City Council – Delivering the West Midlands Combined Authority



Paul Forrest, Head of Research, Midlands Economic Forum

Beverley Nielsen, Director Corporate Affairs, BCU – Results from consultation on Midlands Manifesto



Marc Reeves, Editor in Chief, TMG Midlands – expectations and opportunities for Midlands Powerhouse



Prof David Bailey, Aston Business School, Aston University, Metro regions driving growth



Roundtable discussion including key contributions from — Dr Lawrence Green, Director of Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Studies, Faculty of the Arts, Design and Media, BCU, Stuart Ballinger,Midlands Director, JCDecaux


Bookings are no longer available for this event.