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The Great Transport Debate - It's time to talk transport.

Posted Aug 01, 2023

Its time to talk transport

CMAC Group is sponsoring “The Great Transport Debate”, a unique event which will bring together leaders, experts, innovators and 200 informed professionals from every sector of the industry to debate the most pressing issues and challenges facing UK passenger transport networks today – and in the future.

The Debate boasts a star-studded bill of six speakers and sixteen panellists, each of whom will share insights and opinions honed by their personal experience.

Speakers include, Martin Jones, CEO at CAVU; Nigel Stevens, Chair at Transport Focus; Clive Wratten, Chief Executive at Business Travel Association (BTA); and Christian Schreyer, Group Chief Executive at the Go-Ahead Group.

We’re pleased to have Alex Hickman from Teneo, a strategic and communications consultancy, as a speaker. In March 2020, Alex became the Prime Minister's Special Adviser on Business. In this role, Alex worked closely with the Prime Minister and Cabinet during the Covid pandemic, building coalitions inside and outside government to progress the Prime Minister's business priorities, including the net zero transition.

Panellists include leaders from a wide range of transport and travel sectors including Jacqueline Starr, Rail Delivery Group; Rachael Farrington, VisitBritain/VisitEngland, Peter O’Broin, IATA; Jake Kelly, Network Rail; Clare Welsh, Wellman Cars & Taxi Alliance; James Hammet, UK Tram; Claudette Anderson, Go Jauntly and our own Steve Turner, founder, and CEO at CMAC Group

The Great Transport Debate will be a PowerPoint-free event. Instead, presenters and panellists will speak informally, sharing their experiences, insights, and passion for transport.

The event wouldn’t be a true “debate” without active audience participation. That’s why we’re encouraging audience members to get involved by asking questions, voting, and sharing their thoughts and opinions.

Make your voice heard, engage in thought-provoking discussions, gain valuable insights, and network with influential figures in the transport sector by joining us at the “The Great Transport Debate”.

Tickets are limited to 200 – and they’re already going fast!

You can find details of speakers and panel members and book your tickets at:

By coming together to share knowledge and insights as an industry collective we can, and we will, make transport better for passengers!

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