Confirmed to speak:
- Steve Ives, Head of Competitions, Office for Low Emission Vehicles
- Brian Matthews, Head of Transport Innovation, Milton Keynes Council
- Rhona Munck, Senior Strategy & Planning Manager, TfL
- Karl Anders, National EV and Public Sector Manager, Nissan
- James Golding-Graham, Principal Innovation and Research Officer, Oxfordshire County Council & Jo Colwell, Environmental Sustainability Manager, Oxford City Council
- (Chair) Jim McClelland, Sustainability Consultant
Improving air quality is a top priority for the Government. On 29 November 2016, the Transport Secretary confirmed a £290 million investment to support lower emissions vehicles. This includes investment into cleaner buses and taxis as well as a pledge to improve charging infrastructure.
Attend this Westminster Briefing event to hear from Steve Ives, Head of Competitions, Office for Low Emission Vehicles and get an up-to-date brief on what the Government is doing to promote cleaner air in relation to ULEVs and discuss what the priorities are for your area. We will assess the various funding pots available and provide delegates the opportunity to hear the latest good practice in delivering ULEV schemes.
Key issues to be addressed:
- Overview of Government priorities and actions for cleaner air
- Accessing the various funding pots available to boost uptake of ULEVs
- Improving electric vehicle charge point infrastructure
- Implementing low emission zones – challenges and opportunities for local authorities
- Delivering local incentives to make ULEVs a more attractive and realistic choice
- Working with local taxi fleets to boost the number of ultra-low emission taxis
- Having all cars and vans on our roads zero emission by 2050: Next steps?
- Your chance to hear from local authorities delivering successful ULEV schemes
- Effective inter-local authority partnership working to make best use of opportunities to improve air quality
- Sharing new and innovative measures to encourage greater take up of ULEVs
Morning refreshments will be served upon arrival with a networking lunch to follow. Any special needs or dietary requirements should be notified to us upon booking.
The event is CPD certified, and you will be presented with a certificate confirming your attendance.
Who should attend?
You will join a range of transport stakeholders including: leaders, strategy directors, planners and elected members in local authorities, transport executives, transport providers, local air quality teams, environmental health and protection, public health, passenger representative groups; business and LEP representatives; health, environment, education and community transport representatives and anyone with an interest in the take-up of ULEVs locally.