Regeneration Conference – July 2018

Isle of Wight Annual Regeneration Conference

Lakeside Park Hotel, Wootton

Kingfisher Suite

Thursday 19 July 2018, 12-4.30pm

The Isle of Wight Council is holding its annual Regeneration Conference on Thursday 19 July at the Lakeside Park Hotel, Wootton and would very much like you to join us for the afternoon.  This conference will give you the opportunity to hear about the how the regeneration programme has developed over the past year and how investment opportunities are moving forward. We will be joined by some of our key partners who will be showcasing their regeneration plans for the years ahead.

The Council will be launching its new ‘Regeneration Strategy 2018-30’ for consultation and themed table discussions will enable you to be among the first to engage in the strategy consultation sessions!

To register your interest, please ‘Register Now’.

The agenda is set out below but may be subject to slight changes.

Midday Arrival and Networking lunch
12.45pm Welcome and Introduction Cllr Dave Stewart

Leader, Isle of Wight Council

12.50pm Keynote Speakers:

A chance to hear from leading Island businesses and some of the Island’s key infrastructure partners on their regeneration plans

Chamber of Commerce – Geoff Underwood and Steven Holbrook

SW Railway – Phil Dominey

Wightfibre – John Irvine

Wightlink – Clive Tilley



1.40pm ‘Shanklin reimagined’

Architecture Masters students share their award-winning vision for the future of Shanklin and some other sites around the Island

Portsmouth School of Architecture MUD studio
2.00pm Isle of Wight Regeneration Programme Update

Overview of the past year.  Achievements, ambitions and the still to do’s……

Councillor Wayne Whittle, Cabinet  Member for Regeneration and Business Development

Reniera O’Donnell
Assistant Director Regeneration, Isle of Wight Council

2.30pm Break for tea / coffee
3.00pm Launch of the draft Regeneration Strategy Chris Ashman
Director Regeneration, Isle of Wight Council
3.10pm Themed table discussions

Physical regeneration



Public assets

Skills and business development

Area regeneration

Round table discussions on regeneration strategy themes as first consultation.
4.10pm Young Designer’s Award public winner
4.20pm Closing remarks Wayne Whittle
Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Business Development
4.30pm Event Closes
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