LowCVP Annual Conference 2014

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The Low Carbon Contribution: Driving Growth; Delivering Jobs

Join us for this not-be-missed highlight of the low carbon transport calendar!

The LowCVP Annual Conference 2014 will announce new research commissioned by the LowCVP which looks at how progress in delivering low carbon road transport has coexisted with focus on economic performance and outlook in the UK’s auto sector. The event will showcase the results of the study on low carbon automotive investment now being conducted by E4tech/CAIR.

The one day conference will also include sessions looking at how the national low carbon policy agenda can be delivered at local levels and on the politics and prospects for lower carbon fuels. In addition, the Conference will include sessions focusing on how the national low carbon policy agenda can be delivered at local levels and on the politics and prospects for lower carbon fuels.

As always, the LowCVP Conference has attracted a range of high profile and influential speakers including Baroness Kramer, Minister of State for Transport who will deliver a keynote address. Please also join us at the post-conference drinks reception to network with other delegates, VIPs and MPs.

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Confirmed speakers include

Baroness Kramer, Minister of State, Department for Transport

James Murray, Editor, Business Green (Conference chair)

Adam Chase, Director, E4Tech

Andy Eastlake, Managing Director, LowCVP

Dr Chris Malins, Fuels Lead, International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)

Darran Messem, International Director, Carbon Trust and Chair, LowCVP

Diana Raine, European Business Manager, Hydrogen Energy Systems

Professor Greg Marsden, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds

Jerry Hardcastle OBE, General Manager – Innovation and Performance Projects, Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Limited

Professor Jim Skea CBE, Professor of Sustainable Energy, Imperial College London and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Joe Greenwell CBE, Chief Executive Officer, Automotive Investment Organisation

Michael Hurwitz, Director, Energy, Technology & International, Department for Transport

Mike Southcombe, Environmental Protection Manager, City of York Council

Nicola Smith, Head of Economic and Social Affairs, Trades Union Congress (TUC)

Professor Peter Wells, Professor of Business and Sustainability, Cardiff Business School

Dr Rupert Lewis, Head of Automotive Policy, Dept for Business, Innovation and Skills

Rob Wakely, Head of Low Carbon Fuels, Department for Transport

Will Straw, Associate Director for Climate Change, Energy and Transport

Contact details

For more information about the sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available at the Conference please contact the LowCVP Secretariat or call 020 7304 6880. If you have any queries about registration or about the format for the day, please contact Fiona Gardner or James Noble at Connect Communications on 020 7592 9490 or lowcvp@connectpa.co.uk

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Date & Time

Date: Tuesday 15 July 2014

Time: 10.00 - 18.00

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BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, Westminster