Agenda – Transport + Energy Forum 2022

17th November 2022 – Birmingham Conference & Events Centre


8:45am – 9:45am

Registration, exhibition and networking


9:45am – 9:50am

Welcome
Alec Peachey, Editorial Director, Transport + Energy


9:50am – 10:05am

Keynote presentation – Accelerating the transition to electric vehicles
Katie Black, Joint Head of Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV)


10:05am – 10:20am

How to build the EV charging infrastructure to cope with the rising demand
Reza Shaybani, Co-founder & CEO, The EV Network


10:20am – 10:35am

Decarbonising road user transport on the strategic road network
Dr Joanna White, Roads Development Director, National Highways


10:35am – 11:15am

Talking Transport + Energy: Why electrifying the UK is so important
Discussion chaired by Quentin Willson (Motoring Broadcaster and Transport Campaigner) featuring Katie Black, Joint Head of Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV); Reza Shaybani, Co-founder & CEO, The EV Network; Dr Joanna White, Roads Development Director, National Highways; and Ben Kilbey, Director of Communications, Britishvolt


11:15am – 11:35am

Coffee break, exhibition and networking


11:35am – 11:50am

Driving the green distribution evolution
Chris Burton, Marketing Director, Green 2 Delivery


11:50am – 12:05pm

The local authority journey to an electrified transport system
Kester Sleeman, Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle Programme Manager, Black Country Transport


12:05pm – 12:20pm

The role of transport technology in decarbonising for the future
Paula Claytonsmith, Director, Government and Strategy at Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) and policy support advisor to DfT’s Transport Technology Forum (TTF)


12:20pm – 12:35pm

2030 or bust? – a look at sustainable models to ensure everyone can benefit from good value, reliable public charging networks for years into the future
Shayne Rees, Head of Marketing, char.gy


12:35pm – 12:50pm

The accessible migration of the UK’s largest fleet
Jon Jenkins, Head of Innovation, Motability Operations


12:50pm – 1:20pm

Panel Debate – Taking action to decarbonise now
Discussion chaired by Alec Peachey (Editorial Director at Transport + Energy) featuring Mark Constable (Head of Business Development at Trojan Energy); Gill Nowell (Head of EV Communications for LV= General Insurance and ElectriX); and Tom Hurst (UK Country Manager, Fastned).


1:20pm – 2:20pm

Lunch, exhibition and networking


2:20pm – 2:35pm

Transforming the electricity network to support the EV revolution

Paul van Heyningen, Deputy Director for Net Zero Electricity Networks at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)


2:35pm – 2:50pm

Building driver confidence
James Court, CEO, Electric Vehicle Association England


2:50pm – 3:05pm

Preparing the grid for transport decarbonisation
Graeme Cooper, Head of Future Markets, National Grid


3:05pm – 3:20pm

Introduction to ENA’s Digitalisation of Connections Platform
Dan Clarke, Head of Innovation, Energy Networks Association


3:20pm – 3:50pm

Panel Debate – HGVzero – Leading the decarbonisation of HGVs in Europe
Chaired by Matt Pumfrey CEO of Innovation Gateway with panellists including Graeme Cooper, Head of Future Markets, National Grid; Dr Nicholas Head, Environmental & Sustainability Lead – UK & Ireland, XPO Logistics; and John Marshall, Learning & Development Manager, Green 2 Delivery.


3:50pm – 4:05pm

Coffee break, exhibition and networking


4:05pm – 4:20pm

RESOP (Regional Energy System Optimisation Planning) & LAEP+ Demo

Rhys Williams, Innovation Project Manager, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) and Lily Cairns Haylor, Co-Founder & Head of Product, Advanced Infrastructure


4:20pm – 4:35pm

Delivering local EV infrastructure
Chris Rimmer, Deputy Head of Department – Energy Systems and Infrastructure – Cenex


4:35pm – 4:50pm

From strategy to delivery
Jonathan Murray, Policy and Operations Director at Zemo Partnership and Shamala Evans-Gadgil, Senior Programme/Project Manager


4:50pm – 5:00pm

Closing remarks and conference ends



7:00pm – 7:30pm

Evening drinks reception & networking


7:45pm – 10:30pm

Evening meal & entertainment


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