London councillors of all political parties and senior borough officers, from the 32 London boroughs and the City of London, are invited to attend the London Councils Summit.
The Summit is the primary event in the London Councils calendar and provides a unique networking opportunity for councillors to meet and hear from key local government figures as well as representatives from the business, public and voluntary sector.
See below for details of this year's speakers, the programme and our exhibitors.
Supported by the City of London Corporation
Media partner: Municipal Journal
Videos, presentations and media
Ben Page, chief executive, Ipsos MORI
Panel: What London and our other great cities need to thrive in the future
Closing session: A look at London’s political battleground for the forthcoming 2018 local elections
View images from the event - Flickr
Tweets from the day
A summary of tweets from the day - Storify
Full programme with timings
Registration, refreshments and informal drop-in 'micro-surgeries' taking place in the exhibition area.
Micro-surgery at Stand 6, Community Fibre: How to bring full fibre broadband to your borough
Micro-surgery at Stand 1, London Councils' Taxicard and Freedom Pass team: Taxicard scheme for disabled Londoners
Opening session chaired by John O'Brien chief executive, London Councils
Catherine McGuinness chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee
Cllr Claire Kober OBE chair, London Councils and leader, LB Haringey
Ben Page chief executive of Ipsos MORI will present the most up to date research on the issues on Londoners minds, from Brexit and housing to crime and trust in public services.
Panel discussion: What London and our other great cities need to thrive in the future
London is a truly global city. Looking ahead to our transition out of the European Union and beyond, our panel discuss the key issues for London and the country’s other major cities, and what we need to ensure London continues to thrive.
Cllr Darren Rodwell leader, LB Barking and Dagenham and London Councils' executive member for city development
Theo Blackwell chief digital officer for London, GLA
Cllr Fiona Colley Capital Ambition board member, LB Southwark
Alexander de Carvalho chief investment officer, Public
It has been estimated that over 9,400 deaths in London can be attributed to air pollution every year, with the major source being road transport. In this session, we bring together speakers from across the spectrum of debate - from public health to transport - and ask what can boroughs do to clean up our dirty air and protect residents?
Cllr Kevin Davis London Councils' executive member for health and leader, RB Kingston upon Thames
Cllr Julian Bell chair, London Councils TEC and leader, LB Ealing
Houda Al-Sharifi London ADPH air quality lead, Director of Public Health, LB Richmond and LB Wandsworth
Val Shawcross Deputy Mayor for Transport, GLA
Mayor Sir Steve Bullock London Councils' executive member for housing and Mayor of LB Lewisham
Cllr Ravi Govindia CBE leader, LB Wandsworth
Terri Alafat CBE chief executive, Chartered Institute of Housing
Robbie Erbmann head of housing strategy, TfL
Robert Gordon Clark executive chairman, London Communications Agency
Exhibitors and Micro-surgeries
Exhibiting and promotional activities
Please note exhibition and advertising opportunities are now sold out. If you are interested in opportunities for 2018, please contact [email protected]
How to bring full fibre broadband to your borough - Community Fibre (micro-surgery at exhibition stand 6): Internet data demand is doubling every two years. Come and speak to us about the simple steps you can take to upgrade your borough's broadband service at no cost to your council
Taxicard scheme for disabled Londoners - London Councils' Taxicard and Freedom Pass team (micro-surgery at exhibition stand 1): Talk to the Taxicard team about the scheme for London residents with serious mobility impairments or who are severely sight impaired