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LowCVP Annual Conference, 27 June, City Hall - More speakers announced - Book now!

Wed 24 May 2017 | Back to news list


The LowCVP's Annual Conference, supported by the Mayor of London will take place at London's iconic City Hall on Tuesday 27 June. More speakers for the event have been announced and delegate bookings are increasing fast.

The conference - “Cities in Motion: Tackling the Climate and Pollution Challenge” -will coincide with the publication of new transport and environment strategies for the capital and the creation of new mayoral responsibilities across the country. It will focus on how city-level policy around the UK needs a coordinated approach to tackle the twin challenges of climate change and air pollution in an era of ‘mobility revolution’. 


Key themes will include:

  • Tackling the twin challenges of air quality and climate change in cities
  • Maximising ‘electric miles’ and how the electric revolution provides the UK with industrial opportunity
  • Changing technologies: cleaner, low carbon urban vehicles & fuels: buses, taxis and commercial fleets
  • Changing practices; efficiencies and innovation – urban mobility of the future
  • How the LowCVP is helping to accelerate the mobility revolution in cities

Speakers already confirmed:

  • Christophe Arnaud, Managing Director, Bolloré BlueSolutions UK
  • Andrew Benfield, Group Director of Transport, Energy Saving Trust
  • Dan Byles, Vice President - Head of Corporate Development, Living PlanIT
  • Chris Carter, Transport Strategy Manager, Nottingham City Council
  • Michael Copson, Hydrogen Business Development Manager, Shell New Energies
  • Andy Eastlake, Managing Director, LowCVP
  • Richard Gordon, Commercial Director, London Taxi Company
  • Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys
  • Peter Harris, Director of Sustainability, UPS
  • Mark Harvey, Director, Urban Electrified Van (UEV Transit) Programme, Ford Motor Co Ltd
  • Justin Laney, General Manager - Central Transport, John Lewis Partnership
  • Lilli Matson, Head of Strategy & Outcome Planning, Transport for London
  • Brian Matthews, Head of Transport Innovation, Milton Keynes Council
  • Gary McRae, Corporate Fleet Manager, Dundee City Council
  • Darran Messem, Chairman, LowCVP
  • Trude Rauken, Senior Adviser, Office for Climate and Energy, Department of Environment and Transport, The City of Oslo
  • Natasha Robinson, Head of the Office of Low Emission Vehicles
  • Shirley Rodrigues, Deputy Mayor for Environment & Energy, London
  • Nina Skero, Managing Economist, Centre for Economics and Business Research
  • Nina Skorupska, Chief Executive, Renewable Energy Association
  • James Thornton, Chief Executive, Client Earth
  • Alex Williams, Director of City Planning, Transport for London
  • More speakers to be announced soon...

Other speakers from other leading city authorities, including London, will be taking part in the event along with senior stakeholders from government, industry, environment groups, academic experts and others. 

VIP drinks reception will follow the conference in London's Living Room (at the top of City Hall).

There are still some sponsorship and exhibition opportunities associated with the event.

Please contact the LowCVP Secretariat for more information.

Further details about the event will be announced shortly on the LowCVP website, in future mailings and via @theLowCVP on Twitter.



The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership Annual Conference 2017


Supported by Mayor of London

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