London 2050: Engineering the future, London

22 April, 2015 | 18:30 - 20:00

London 2050: Engineering the future, London

About this event

Lecture 1: Transport Opportunities and Challenges

Chair: Rachel Skinner, Director, Development, WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff


Speaker 1: Jeremy Skinner, Interim Assistant Director for Economic Policy, Greater London Authority

London Infrastructure Plan 2050 update

Speaker 2: Michèle Dix CBE - Managing Director, Crossrail 2, Transport for London

Implementation of the London 2050 plan and future funding models

Speaker 3: Manish Gupta, Partner and Head of Transport Infrastructure Practice, Ernst & Young PPL

A finance/funding perspective to solving London's transport challenges

This series of public lectures supported by the Mayor of London will cover transport, water, energy, and waste and resource management sectors.

The first lecture, in association with Ernst & Young PPL, will focus on Transport Opportunities and Challenges as the demand for public transport is forecast to increase by 50 per cent with increased demand for Underground and rail services likely to increase by 60 and 80 per cent respectively.