NEA Conference

Dateline: Saturday 30 March 2019

Stopping the Expressway: A No Expressway Alliance conference

10.30am – 4pm

This first NEA conference is open to all those who oppose plans for the proposed Oxford-Cambridge Expressway.
This is being held at –
The John Paul II Centre,
Webb Court, Causeway,
Bicester, OX26 6AW

This event is open to all those who oppose plans for the proposed Oxford-Cambridge Expressway – but places are limited!
To reserve a place, please click here.

This conference is open to all organisations and people opposing the proposed Oxford-Cambridge Expressway.


  • 10.30 Welcome
  • 10.45 Stopping the Expressway – why we are here
    • Paul Miner, Council for Protection of Rural England
    • Sarah Foxcroft, No Expressway
  • 11.20 The impacts of the Expressway
    • Housing Richard Hardman, Oxfordshire CPRE
    • Transport Chris Todd, Campaign for Better Transport
    • Countryside BBOWT (tbc)
    • Climate and Environment Oxford FoE
  • 12.00 break
  • 12.15 What are we going to do about this? – Workshops
    • Challenging the process
    • Effective communication
    • Lobbying
    • Building the campaign and grass roots action
  • 1.00 Next steps
  • 1.20 Lunch and networking
    • How do we do this?
  • 2.00 Group discussion 1 – on the four ‘impacts’ discussed in the morning
  • 2.50 Group discussion 2 – building the campaign
  • 3.45 Next steps.

The conference is free (donations are requested).
Tea/coffee is provided, attendees should bring lunch.
Local organisations are encouraged to bring examples of posters, leaflets etc. from their own campaigning work.

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