Event Details

LowCVP Annual Conference 2016

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Thursday 30th June 2016
Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3BS

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

This year, the LowCVP Conference this year is held in association with the Make the Future exhibition and delegates will also have a VIP opportunity to see cars of the future in action at the Shell Eco-marathon. Make the Future is a festival of ideas and innovation which is coming to London from 30 June to 3 July 2016.

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This leading event on the green transport policy calendar will again attract leading figures from government, industry, academia and the environmental movement to discuss:

  • The political and economic situation for the UK low carbon auto and fuels sector following the Paris Conference, the EU Referendum and in the context of the Fifth Carbon Budget – which must be set by June 30
  • How the UK is placed to develop and benefit from the low carbon propulsion technologies of the future
  • Efficient, intelligent and autonomous; how new technologies can change the outlook for transport carbon
  • The energy infrastructure for future mobility; how do we move to an EV-ready powergrid?
  • Future vehicles; delivering lower carbon and cleaner air & including LowCVP’s key initiatives in 2016-17

A drinks reception in the Olympic Park will provide for an exciting opportunity for a private viewing of the ‘Make the Future’ exhibition and the Eco-marathon competitors and venue.

The LowCVP Conference 2016 will also be held in association with the Advanced Propulsion Centre.

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For sponsorship and association opportunities around the event, please contact lowcvp@connectpa.co.uk for more information.

Registration fees:

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Confirmed speakers include

  • KEYNOTE (morning): Andrew Jones MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport
  • KEYNOTE (afternoon): Val Shawcross, Deputy Mayor of London for Transport
  • Matthew Bell, Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change
  • Andrew Everett, Chief Strategy Officer, Transport Systems Catapult
  • Andy Eastlake, Managing Director, LowCVP
  • Nick Eraut, Project Manager – Energy Storage & Distb’n, Energy Technologies Institute
  • David Greaves Business Development Director, EV Infrastructure Northern Europe, Schneider Electric
  • Prof David Greenwood, Advanced Propulsion Systems, Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Andrew Haslett, Chief Engineer, The Energy Technologies Institute
  • Michael Jacobs, Visiting Fellow and Acting Associate Director for Energy, Transport and Climate, Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)
  • Dr Paul Nieuwenhuis, Centre for Automotive Industry Research & Electric Vehicle Centre of Excellence, Cardiff University
  • Stewart A Reid, Head of Asset Man’t & Innovation, Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution
  • Dave Roberts, Director – Smart Interventions, EA Technology
  • Caroline Sindrey, Engineering & Maintenance Manager, Tesco Distribution
  • Helen Smith, Head of Logistics & Environment, Transport for Greater Manchester
  • Dr Zia Wadud & Prof Jillian Anable, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds
  • Mark Gainsborough, Executive Vice President, Global Commercial, Shell International (to speak at the reception following the Conference)


Contact details

For more information about the sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available at the Conference, 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.

Date & Time

Date: Thursday 30 June 2016

Time: 10.00 - 18.00

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Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3BS

Photos from last year's conference