CLES Summit 2011: Making places better Day 1

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Tuesday 12th July

09:00 Registration and refreshments

10:00 Chair’s opening remarks

10:15 Opening Plenary: The challenges for better places

11:15 Break

11:30 Workshops: The challenge of current policy

1. Welfare reform: A challenging programme of work

2. Will growth happen? Local Enterprise Partnerships and Enterprise Zones

3. Big society or big baloney?

4. Wellbeing and health: What are the opportunities for regeneration and the economy?

5. Neighbourhood planning: A new tool to shape local development

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Workshops: Funding and investing in resilient places

1. Funding and finance in a challenging context

2. Taking a fresh look at procurement: Using the resources we do have

3. What is the future role of housing in regeneration?

4. Commissioning and collaborating: New opportunities in the community and voluntary sector

5. Regional Growth Fund: Can we create sustainable jobs for the future?

6. The sustainable transport debate, a viable strategy for the future?

15:15 Break

15:40 Closing plenary: Alternative visions for places in the future

16:30 Close of day 1