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'Moving North' - Reducing transport emissions in the Northern Powerhouse: the business opportunities from the low carbon shift

Thursday 12th April, 10am-6pm, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School

LowCVP’s 2018 "Moving North" Conference is held in association with the Mayor of Greater Manchester, the Northern Automotive Alliance and Transport for Greater Manchester. It is supported by Manchester Metropolitan University.

The event, opening with a keynote address by the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, will focus on the challenge of cutting carbon emissions and air pollution and seizing the business opportunities for automotive and fuel supply companies in the Northern Powerhouse that are being stimulated by the low carbon shift.

The conference will be followed by a networking drinks reception.

This is a ticketed event, which is free to members of the LowCVP. There is a 25% discount for members of the Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA). Non-members are invited at the standard price of £100.

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Speakers include:

  • Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester
  • Andy Eastlake, Managing Director, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP)
  • Mike Hawes, Chief Executive, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)
  • Carol Holden OBE, Chief Executive, Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA)

More speakers will be announced soon…

Note: There are sponsorship and exhibition opportunities associated with this event (including limited external vehicle display). Contact the LowCVP Secretariat for more information. (secretariat@lowcvp.org.uk)

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Keynote Speaker

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester

Rt Hon Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester

Featured Speakers

Carol Holden, Chief Exec, NAA

Carol Holden, OBE

Chief Executive, Northern Automotive Alliance

Mike Hawes, CEO SMMT

Mike Hawes

Chief Executive, SMMT

Andy Eastlake, MD LowCVP

Andy Eastlake

Managing Director, LowCVP

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