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LowCVP Conference 2017: Cities in Motion – Tackling the Climate and Pollution Challenge

Start date: 27/06/2017
Cost: Please register via Link

The LowCVP Annual Conference 2017, supported by the Mayor of London, will take place at City Hall on Tuesday 27 June. The conference, entitled ‘Cities in Motion: Tackling the Climate and Pollution Challenge – Policies to harness the urban mobility revolution’, will be followed by a VIP drinks reception in ‘London’s Living Room’.

The conference will coincide with the publication of new transport and environment strategies for the capital. It will focus on how city-level policy needs to adapt 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:

Andrew Benfield, Group Director of Transport, Energy Saving Trust
Chris Carter, Transport Strategy Manager, Nottingham City Council
Andy Eastlake, Managing Director, LowCVP
Peter Harris, Director of Sustainability, UPS
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
Darran Messem, Chairman, LowCVP
Natasha Robinson, Head, 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…

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.

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

For sponsorship and exhibition opportunities associated with the LowCVP Conference please contact the LowCVP Secretariat for more information.

To book visit: http://www.lowcvp.org.uk/events/conference17.htm

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