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BEI – UPCOMING EVENTS
Join us next week for a briefing on the Aus $5.4bn Queensland Cross River Rail Project infrastructure opportunities on Friday 28 September from 10am at the Australia Centre, the Strand London. The Cross River Rail Project is the Queensland Government's highest priority transport infrastructure project and an important part of the State’s vision to cater for future growth.
Join us as Frances Sibbet, DFID’s Digital Service Lead as she shares DFID’s Digital Strategy and how the organisation prepares for ‘Doing Development in a Digital World’.
We are delighted to welcome Sue Barrett, Director for Transport and Jan Jackholt, Director of Procurement, both at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) as they provide useful information and updates on strategies, working and delivering projects with the EBRD.
Joins us DFID present on the offer to UK humanitarian aid organisations in the event of a “no deal” Brexit as set out in their guidance note. For two years, the government has been implementing a significant programme of work to ensure the UK will be ready from day 1 in all scenarios, including a potential ‘no deal’ outcome in March 2019.
Local Content is a critical part of successful project bids. Join BEI in partnership with Invest in Africa we host a stimulating panel discussion on the use of local content in projects, its benefits and challenges. Panellists include; Andrew McCoubrey, DFID Head of Trade, William Pollen, Programme Director at Invest in Africa, Rosalind Kainyah, CEO at Kina Advisory and Cristina Bortes, Director International Development at PWC
Join us for a stimulating presentation and discussion on a different perspective to the doom and gloom story about climate change. Mott MacDonald recently published a new report, which details the range of steps needed to achieve a sub-2°C future by 2050. Have your say on the Climate Change narrative
British Expertise International and the Middle East Access Group are delighted to welcome HE Mr Sulaiman Almazroui, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday 30th October.
Mathew Rycroft CBE, DFID’s Permanent Secretary aims to build on DFID’s strong base to create a department better connected with the rest of Whitehall, and to demonstrate the importance of international aid to a sceptical British public. We are delighted to have him join us to share his vision of the department, it’s cross-government engagement and what UK plc can contribute to this agenda.