19 MAR
2020

HEATHROW, NET ZERO AND THE INFRASTRUCTURE STRATEGY
Webinar

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HEATHROW, NET ZERO AND THE INFRASTRUCTURE STRATEGY

The reverberations from the court of appeal’s decision to pause Heathrow expansion are being felt across our sector and wider industry. Following the legal precedent set by this decision, we have seen new cases being brought before the courts, notably to stop HS2, Drax and a number of road schemes, to ensure they are similarly assessed on their net zero credentials.

The decision has had an immediate political impact, with the government choosing to delay the infrastructure strategy, which was expected at this month’s Budget, as a result. To help make sense of this decision, ACE is hosting a webinar on Thursday 19 March 2020 at 12pm.

Your host is ACE chief executive Hannah Vickers. She will be joined by ACE Director of External Affairs Julian Francis and Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) Executive Director Matthew Farrow.

You’ll discover what the decision might mean for your projects past, present and future, what it means for the industry going ahead and how society’s net zero ambitions are shifting expectations of design and construction. Furthermore, the panel will discuss what this means for a national infrastructure strategy and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

Speakers

Matthew Farrow

Environmental Industries Commission

Executive Director, EIC

Julian Francis

ACE

Director of External Affairs

Hannah Vickers

Association for Consultancy and Engineering

Chief Executive

In order to ensure the highest audio and video quality, we have a limited number of places which are available free to all ACE and EIC members on a first come, first served basis. Upon sign-up you will receive full details on how to join the webinar which can be accessed from any computer with an internet connection. If you have any specific questions on any of this, please do email us.

Sign up to the webinar here.

Read more on the Heathrow decision.