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LowCVP’s 2018 "Moving North: Reducing Transport Emission in the Northern Powerhouse" Conference was held in association with the Mayor of Greater Manchester, the Northern Automotive Alliance and Transport for Greater Manchester, and was sponsored by Uber and GEFCO. The conference was also supported by Manchester Metropolitan University.

The event, which was opened with a keynote address by the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, focused 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 day long conference was followed by a networking drinks reception featuring an adress by Mike Blackburn of the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership.

LowCVP Moving North 2018

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12 April 2018

A selection of photographs taken at LowCVP's first "Moving North" conference held in Manchester, 12th April 2018.

Conference Resources

Below is list of the presentations given at the conference that the speakers have kindly made available to download.

Session One: The Road Ahead

Session Two: Transition and Technologies

Session Three: The Business Opportunities for the North

All Conference Presentations

Speakers included:

  • Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester
  • Ian Constance, Chief Executive, Advanced Propulsion Centre
  • Lawrence Davies MBE, Chief Executive, Automotive Investment Organisation
  • Bob Moran, Deputy Head, OLEV
  • Mike Hawes, Chief Executive, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)
  • Henri Murison, Director, Northen Powerhouse Partnership
  • Neil McGonigle, Head of Cities for North & West England, Uber
  • Carol Holden OBE, Chief Executive, Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA)
  • Simon Warburton, Transport Strategy Director, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM)
  • Dave Roberts, Director, Smart Interventions, EA Technology
  • Peter Molyneux, Major Roads Director, Transport for the North
  • Andy Eastlake, Managing Director, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP)

Co-Sponsored By:

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We are pleased to announce that the LowCVP's 'Moving North' Conference was jointly sponsored by Uber and GEFCO

Uber is an app used by over 5 million people in the UK to book safe, affordable, journeys with licensed private hire drivers. It has a large presence in cities across the North.

From supply to distribution, GEFCO provides global and integrated management and optimisation of the logistics chain for its industrial customers. 

Held in association with:

 

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Keynote Speaker

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester

Rt Hon Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester

Co-Sponsored By:

GEFCO

Uber

Featured Speakers

Peter Molyneux, Major Roads Director, TfN

Peter Molyneux

Major Roads Director, Transport for the North

Ian Constance, Chief Exec, APC

Ian Constance

Chief Executive, Advanced Propulsion Centre

Mike Hawes, CEO SMMT

Mike Hawes

Chief Executive, SMMT

Henri Murison

Director, Northern Powerhouse Partnership

Carol Holden, Chief Exec, NAA

Carol Holden, OBE

Chief Executive, Northern Automotive Alliance

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