MacLaren Memorial Lecture - Infrastructure for the future

Start Date: 04 Jun 2014

Start Time: 5:30 PM

End Time: 8:30 PM

Duration: 3 hours

Capacity: 200

Venue: Sumpner Lecture Theatre, 6th Floor, Aston University, Birmingham, B4 7ET › View map

Infrastructure development is central to driving short term economic recovery and the long term sustainability and growth of a nation. Delivery should be based on foreseeable need and a clear and consistent vision.

Political and business leaders must provide clear leadership whilst being prepared to engage in open debate with the electorate.

Sir John will talk about the challenges facing the UK, lessons to be drawn from the past, and his own recommendations on the way forward.


John Armitt

Sir John Armitt

Lecture by Sir John Armitt, Chairman : Olympic Delivery Authority & National Express and author of the Armitt Review - Independent Review on Long Term Infrastructure Planning in the UK.

Additional Information

 5:30pm  Tea and coffee with opportunity for networking
 6:30pm Lecture Commences 
 8:30pm Close 

Please note: The venue is just a short walk from Birmingham City Centre


  • Refreshments provided
  • Evening event
  • Free event

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