London Policy Conference
- 12th December 2011, 08:30AM
- Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX
The London Policy Conference was the first major policy conference looking at the capital's issues as a whole. Set to become a major annual event - a 'Davos for London - it attracted senior London, national and international figures.
The Conference boasted a stellar line up including:
- Boris Johnson and Ken Livingston who both gave key-note speeches
- Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Bernard Hogan-Howe’s with “US Super Cop” Bill Bratton responding
- The chair of London’s chamber of commerce, Willie Walsh. boss of British Airways and the chair of the advertising giants WPP, Sir Martin Sorrell, on London’s economy.
- Baroness Margaret Ford, chair of the the Olympic Legacy Company and Neale Coleman , London 2012 Advisor to Boris Johnson, debated the Olympics
- The former mayors of Barcelona and Vancouver, both former Olympic cities, were among the international speakers
The event at Southbank looked ahead to 2012 - a seminal year for London. The eyes of the world will be on London as we approach and deliver the 2012 Olympics. 2012 also brings the fourth election battle for Mayor of London.
The Conference tackled key issues including how London maintains growth and competitiveness in a fragile economy, how the city looks after its people and the future of policing, security green technology and governance in the greatest city in the world.
For a full line up of speakers and more details of the programme please visit: www.londonpolicyconference.com
This event took place from 08.30 Monday 12 December - 14.00 Tuesday 13 December at Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX.