Dods at the Labour Party Conference 2017

Brighton Centre and Hilton Brighton Metropole

Fringe Events

The Labour Party Conference 2017 will be held at the Brighton Centre and Hilton Brighton Metropole, from Sunday 24 September until Wednesday 27 September.

Details of our 2017 fringe events can be found below.

If you are interested in running an event with us this year or would like further information, please contact partyconference@dodsgroup.com.

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The Aviation and Tourism Fringe

Sunday, 24 September, 2017 - 17:30 to 18:45

Durham Hall – Sherwood, Hilton Brighton Metropole (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Karl Turner MP, Shadow Minister for Shipping, Aviation and Road Safety
  • Gavin Shuker MP, Member of Parliament for Luton South
  • Karen Dee, Chief Executive, Airport Operators Association
  • Alan Wardle, Director of Public Affairs, ABTA

Chair

  • Daniel Bond, Political Editor, The House magazine

 

Health and Care Forum

Health & Care Forum Reception

Sunday, 24 September, 2017 - 19:45 to 21:00

Durham Hall – Sherwood, Hilton Brighton Metropole (inside the secure zone)

Speaker

  • Jonathan Ashworth MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health
  • Justin Madders MP, Shadow Minister for Health 

Host

  • Daniel Bond, Political Editor, The House magazine

Our 2017 partners: Medical Protection Society; Royal College of Emergency Medicine and Tunstall.

To apply for a ticket or for more information, please email labourfringes@dodsgroup.com.

New Mayors and New Transport Powers – Global Lessons On How Labour Can Deliver Integrated Cities

Monday, 25 September, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:45

Durham Hall - Wentwood - Hilton Brighton Metropole

Please note, this roundtable discussion is by invitation only. Please email labourfringes@dodsgroup.com for more information.

Health and Care Forum

Health & Care Forum Debate

Monday, 25 September, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:45

Durham Hall – Sherwood, Hilton Brighton Metropole (inside the secure zone)

Speaker

  • Justin Madders MP, Shadow Minister for Health 

Chair

  • Daniel Bond, Political Editor, The House magazine

Our 2017 partners: Medical Protection Society; Royal College of Emergency Medicine and Tunstall.

One Railway: making our communities fairer and stronger

Monday, 25 September, 2017 - 12:45 to 14:00

Durham Hall – Sherwood, Hilton Brighton Metropole (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Luke Pollard MP, Member, Transport Select Committee
  • Alex Burrows, Marketing and Strategy Director, Alstom
  • Naomi Clayton, Policy and Research Manager, Centre for Cities
  • Paul Plummer, Chief Executive, Rail Delivery Group​

Chair

  • John Ashmore, News Editor, PoliticsHome

Race to the top: Attracting infrastructure investment through International Standards

Monday, 25 September, 2017 - 12:45 to 14:00

Durham Hall - Argyle, Hilton Brighton Metropole (inside the secure zone)

Speaker

  • Tony Lloyd MP, Shadow Minister for Housing
  • John Mann MP, Member, Treasury Select Committee
  • Andrew Jones, Lead on Design, Planning and Economics, AECOM
  • Justin Sullivan, Chair, RICS Quantity Surveying and Construction Board
  • Ian Tasker, Director - Government Infrastructure Advisory Team, Grant Thornton UK LLP

Chair

  • Carol Lewis, Deputy Editor, Property & Personal Finance, The Times

A new era: The role of business in delivering growth and prosperity

Monday, 25 September, 2017 - 17:30 to 18:45

Durham Hall – Sherwood, Hilton Brighton Metropole (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Bill Esterson MP, Shadow Minister for Business and International Trade
  • Carolyn Fairbairn, Director-General, CBI
  • Tim Hames, Director-General, BVCA

Chair

  • Dan Roberts, Brexit Policy Editor, The Guardian

Renewing Britain: Professionalism, the built environment and Brexit

Monday, 25 September, 2017 - 19:00 to 20:15

The Dome, Hotel du Vin, Brighton

Speakers

  • Chi Onwurah MP, Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy
  • Rt Hon Nick Raynsford, Former MP for Greenwich & Woolwich and Minister for Construction
  • Ben Derbyshire, President, RIBA
  • Charles Egbu, Vice-President, CIOB
  • Geoff White, Interim Head of UK External Affairs, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Chair

  • Daniel Bond, Political Editor, The House magazine
Apprenticeships Forum

Apprenticeships Forum Reception

Monday, 25 September, 2017 - 19:45 to 21:00

Durham Hall – Sherwood, Hilton Brighton Metropole (inside the secure zone)

Speaker

  • Karin Smyth MP, APPG for Apprenticeships

Host

  • Kevin Schofield, Editor, PoliticsHome

Our 2017 partners: Chartered Insurance Institute; KPMG; Rail Delivery Group; United Utilities; University of Warwick and WorldSkills UK.

To apply for a ticket or for more information, please email labourfringes@dodsgroup.com.

Apprenticeships Forum

Apprenticeships Forum Debate

Tuesday, 26 September, 2017 - 08:30 to 09:45

Durham Hall – Sherwood, Hilton Brighton Metropole (inside the secure zone)

Speaker

  • Gordon Marsden MP, Shadow Minister for Education

Chair

  • Kevin Schofield, Editor, PoliticsHome

Our 2017 partners: Chartered Insurance Institute; KPMG, Rail Delivery Group; United Utilities; University of Warwick and WorldSkills UK.

Empowering Entrepreneurs to Disrupt the Status Quo

Tuesday, 26 September, 2017 - 12:45 to 14:00

Durham Hall – Sherwood, Hilton Brighton Metropole (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP, Labour MP for Birmingham and Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy
  • Seema Malhotra MP, Member, Select Committee on Exiting the European Union
  • Bankim Chandra, CEO, Dotsquares
  • Louise Robinson, Head of Breakthrough, Santander UK

Chair

  • Peter Edwards, Editor, Labourlist

The Rail Interview

Tuesday, 26 September, 2017 - 12:45 to 14:00

Durham Hall - Argyle, Hilton Brighton Metropole (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Andy McDonald MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Chair

  • Kevin Schofield, Editor, PoliticsHome

Supporting Armed Forces children in education: Are we making the grade?

Tuesday, 26 September, 2017 - 17:30 to 18:45

Durham Hall – Sherwood, Hilton Brighton Metropole (inside the secure zone)

Chair

  • Matthew Seward, Assistant Director, The Royal British Legion

Speakers

  • Nia Griffith MP, Shadow Defence Secretary
  • Roger Garratt, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, MKC Heroes
  • Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council and Chair of the LGA Children & Young People Board 

DIY Brexit: what do the public want Brexit to look like?

Tuesday, 26 September, 2017 - 19:45 to 21:00

Durham Hall – Sherwood, Hilton Brighton Metropole (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Jenny Chapman MP, Shadow Minister for Exiting the European Union
  • Laura Townshend, Communications Director, 38 Degrees