Autumn Conference Wednesday and Thursday 4th and 5th November 2015
The County Hotel, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Wednesday 4th November

From 5.00pm – Arrival & registration at County Hotel

from 6.00pm – Meet fellow delegates in hotel bar

6.30pm – Pre-Dinner speaker – Martin Griffiths, Chief Executive, Stagecoach Group

8.00pm – Dinner

Thursday 5th November

9.00am – Conference Welcome from YBMN Patron – Roger French

9.05am – James Freeman, Managing Director, First West of England
James talks about life at First and initial perceptions of being back on the buses in Bristol & Bath

9.45am – Chloe Leach O’Connell, marketing consultant
The art of marketing buses for growth

10.30am – Tea and Coffee Break

11.15am – David Martin, Chief Executive, Arriva

12.00pm – Lunch

1.00pm – Kevin Carr, Managing Director, Go North East
Kevin’s session will include a site visit.

2.45pm – Roger’s Wrap
Wrap up the day

3.00pm – Conference Closes
Departure Refreshments