Isle of Wight Annual Regeneration Conference
Lakeside Park Hotel, Wootton
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
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
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
|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
Skills and business development
|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