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UK Bus Summit 2017

Date:  09 Feb 2017
Website:  www.transporttimes.co.uk/conferences.php/UK-BUS-SUMMIT-46/
Contact:  marketing@transporttimes.co.uk
Location:   QEII Centre, Westminster, London
Full Address:

QEII Centre, London, Broad Sanctuary, Londong SW1P 3EE



2017-02-09 2017-02-09 Europe/London

The third annual UK Bus Summit will be held in London at the QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, supported by the Department for Transport. 

The third annual UK Bus Summit will be held in London at the QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, supported by the Department for Transport. 

Following its success in 2015 and 2016, the UK Bus Summit has become the central platform for a national policy discussion on issues facing the bus sector. Discussion will focus on the crucial role that buses play in supporting society and stimulating the economy; the range of successful technologies available for tackling pollution; and, the scope for improved ticketing and information to enhance the passenger experience. The event will also provide a forum to analyse and debate the strengths and weaknesses of the contrasting delivery models. 
 
The Summit is a must-attend event for anyone who wants to be up to speed with all the latest developments in the bus industry. 
 
The LowCVP's Managing Director, Andy Eastlake, will be speaking at the event on the subject of low emission buses.
 
The keynote speaker will be transport minister Andrew Jones MP.
 
Speakers include:
  • Prof David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times
  • Neill Birch, Director - Public Transport Operations, Systra
  • David Brown, Chief Executive, Go Ahead Group
  • Leon Daniels, Managing Director of Surface Transport, Transport for London
  • Andy Eastlake, Managing Director, Low CVP
  • Giles Fearnley, Managing Director - UK Bus, FirstGroup Plc
  • Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys
  • John Henkel, Executive Sponsor - Integrated and Smart Travel, Transport for the North
  • Valerie Shawcross, Deputy Mayor of Transport for London
  • Laura Shoaf, Managing Director, Transport for West Midlands 
  • Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus
  • Humza Yousaf MSP, Minister for Transport and the Islands, Scottish Government
QEII Centre, Westminster, London


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Following its success in 2015 and 2016, the UK Bus Summit has become the central platform for a national policy discussion on issues facing the bus sector. Discussion will focus on the crucial role that buses play in supporting society and stimulating the economy; the range of successful technologies available for tackling pollution; and, the scope for improved ticketing and information to enhance the passenger experience. The event will also provide a forum to analyse and debate the strengths and weaknesses of the contrasting delivery models. 
 
The Summit is a must-attend event for anyone who wants to be up to speed with all the latest developments in the bus industry. 
 
The LowCVP's Managing Director, Andy Eastlake, will be speaking at the event on the subject of low emission buses.
 
The keynote speaker will be transport minister Andrew Jones MP.
 
Speakers include:
  • Prof David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times
  • Neill Birch, Director - Public Transport Operations, Systra
  • David Brown, Chief Executive, Go Ahead Group
  • Leon Daniels, Managing Director of Surface Transport, Transport for London
  • Andy Eastlake, Managing Director, Low CVP
  • Giles Fearnley, Managing Director - UK Bus, FirstGroup Plc
  • Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys
  • John Henkel, Executive Sponsor - Integrated and Smart Travel, Transport for the North
  • Valerie Shawcross, Deputy Mayor of Transport for London
  • Laura Shoaf, Managing Director, Transport for West Midlands 
  • Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus
  • Humza Yousaf MSP, Minister for Transport and the Islands, Scottish Government






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