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LowCVP 2018 "Moving North" Conference, 12 April, Manchester

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LowCVP’s 2018 'Moving North' Conference will open with a keynote address by the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham. The event 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.
'Moving North' 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 and kindly co-sponsored by GEFCO and UBER.
The conference will be followed by a networking drinks reception.
To register/book for the Conference, please follow the link from the main event page.
Speakers include:
  • Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester
  • Ian Constance, Chief Executive, Advanced Propulsion Centre
  • Lawrence Davies MBE, Chief Executive, Automotive Investment Organisation
  • Andy Eastlake, Managing Director, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP)
  • Mike Hawes, Chief Executive, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)
  • Peter Molyneux,  Major Roads Director, Transport for the North (TftN)
  • Jon Lamonte, Chief Executive, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM)
  • Carol Holden OBE, Chief Executive, Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA)
  • Neil McGonigle, Head of Cities for North & West England, UBER
The 'Moving North' conference is a full day event (c10-4.30pm) and will be followed by a networking drinks reception c4.30-6pm).
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.

To join the LowCVP and benefit from free or discounted entry to this and other events throughout the year, and to work with us in accelerating progress towards low carbon road transport click here.

Note: There are sponsorship for the drinks reception and exhibition opportunities still avaialbe (including limited external vehicle display). Contact the LowCVP Secretariat for more information. (secretariat@lowcvp.org.uk)

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