Programme

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Gridserve
08:30

REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

09:00

CHAIRPERSON’S WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

Speaker:
Neil IsaacsonEV Accelerator LeadLiberty Global
09:10

BUILDING A REGULATORY FRAMEWORK THAT ACCELERATES EV ADOPTION

Driving adoption within new and emerging technology and unseating a heavily entrenched incumbent such as the internal combustion engine will require policy intervention.

  • Explore how to create a policy and regulatory framework that shifts the landscape to make EV ownership a no brainer
Speaker:
Peter Kyle MPMemberBEIS
09:30

ALIGNING POLICY MAKERS AND THE INDUSTRY TO CREATE SUSTAINABLE FRAMEWORKS THAT CREATE ECONOMIC VALUE AND ADDRESS ENVIRONMENTAL PRESSURES

Local and National government cannot act alone when delivering the infrastructure required to enable a robust EV market.

  • Learn the steps required to deliver a workable public private partnership around a new technology
Moderator:
Trevor HutchingsDirector of Strategy and CommunicationsGemserv
Speakers:
Dale EynonDirector - Defra Group Fleet ServicesEnvironment Agency
Gary LeeNational Car Park ManagerSavills
Jack CousensHead of Roads PolicyThe AA
10:20

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION BY GRIDSERVE

Session TBC

Speaker:
Toddington HarperCEOGRIDSERVE
10:50

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND SPEED NETWORKING

11:20

THE END OF THE ICE AGE: DAWN OF THE DATA AGE

The entire transport and mobility eco-system will face a profound transition over the coming 20 years as vehicles transition from fossil fuels to electric drive chains. Understand why data will be the dominant currency in defining and driving new business models that will enable e-mobility in future.

Speaker:
Paul AyresCOOConnected Kerb
11:50

NAVIGATING EMERGING INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT MODELS THAT WILL ENABLE FUTURE EV PROJECTS TO SCALE AND DRIVE ADOPTION

Developing infrastructure is an incredibly capital intensive activity that requires the buy in of multiple partners but it also brings considerable opportunity.

  • Explore future finance options for EV charging infrastructure
  • Discuss the update on the UK Government Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund (CIIF)
  • Establishing the similarities and differences with project finance of renewable energy and how to apply lessons learned
Moderator:
Chris PritchettHead of EnergyFoot Anstey
Speakers:
Louise WilsonCo-Founder & DirectorAbundance Investment Ltd
Jonathan MaxwellCEOSustainable Development Capital LLC
Axel JaegleCommercial Finance SpecialistInfrastructure and Projects Authority
Stirling HabbittsSector Lead Project Finance LondonTriodos Bank
12:40

Delivering a Cleaner, Greener Last Mile Solution

  • Learn how 400 Voltia Vans have been rolled out to begin making CO2 free deliveries in Paris
  • Explore the benefits of converting a last mile delivery fleet to electric and the criteria that must be met to make it a success
  • Understand the benefits that grid boosters can bring and how to integrate them
Speaker:
Juraj UlehlaManaging Partner & Co-FounderVoltia
13:00

NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK

14:00

KICK-STARTING INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FOR COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE AND CAR PARKS

For owners and operators of large scale parking facilities the financial opportunities presented by the need for charging infrastructure are huge.

  • Discover how to build the new infrastructure required to facilitate the transition to electric vehicles
  • Learn the latest power and energy strategies to support and enhance your existing EV charging infrastructure
  • Explore strategies to ensure successful monetisation of existing and planned charging infrastructure
Moderator:
Maria ConnollyPartnerTLT LLP
Speakers:
Gareth EvansNational Sustainable Travel & Transport ManagerIntu
Harry JeffriesEV LeadSyzygy Consulting
Gary LeeNational Car Park ManagerSavills
14:30

Energy Networks, the Enabler not the Barrier to EV Growth

  • Understand how strategic infrastructure investment in GB is key to making a market and ensuring air equality across the UK
  • What lessons can be learned from previous disruptor markets?
  • Explore the available funding options for EV infrastructure
Speaker:
Graeme CooperProject Director, Electric VehiclesNational Grid
14:50

EV CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE IS AT THE CENTRE OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES CLEAN AIR STRATEGIES

The government has a lofty ambition to develop national charging infrastructure but it is at odds with its decision to leave delivery largely to local authorities and private enterprise.

  • Explore how Nottingham, a ‘Go Ultra Low’ city has accessed public funding to deliver the leverage to involved private sector investment
  • Discuss lessons learned throughout the rollout of 300 charge points across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire
Moderator:
Mark BramahSenior ConsultantMunicipia
Speakers:
Chris Pateman-JonesHead of StrategyConnected Kerb
Mark DalySenior Transport PlannerNottingham City Council
Sara SlomanPrincipal Sustainable Travel and Road Safety OfficerNorth Somerset Council
Adriana LagunaStrategy ManagerUK Power Networks
15:30

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND SPEED NETWORKING

16:00

SPONSOR SHOWCASE – CPOS HOLD THE KEY TO DELIVERING AN ALL EV FUTURE

Discover how to work with drivers, businesses, local authorities and car manufacturers, to make electric charging practical today, whilst innovating for tomorrow.

Speaker:
Chris Pateman-JonesHead of StrategyConnected Kerb
16:30

REVOLUTIONARY SMART CHARGING INSTALLATION STRATEGIES

With the benefits of smart charging ranging from grid management and payment integration for suppliers to cost savings and remote monitoring for end users, rolling out smart chargers is imperative.

  • Drive cost savings and improve project viability by accessing government grants or co-locating stations
  • Explore how to have further projects ‘shovel ready’ for when budget is released by laying additional conduit or taking advantage of other nearby construction work
Speaker:
Harry JeffriesEV LeadSyzygy Consulting
16:50

THE EV CHARGING NETWORK CAN FUTUREPROOF THE GRID

As power generation shifts to more renewable sources, balancing load on the grid through the use of grid scale batteries is becoming increasingly necessary.

  • Discuss whether EV charging points that integrates solar solutions or in built batteries to buffer the grid could provide effective grid management
  • Understand whether the development of higher capacity rapid chargers will have an outsized impact on the grid
  • Explore the use of intelligent V2G solutions to utilise EV battery capacity as a method of balancing load
Moderator:
Jason SimpsonVP Global Energy and UtilitiesLiberty Global
Speakers:
Peter FrostEnvironmental Safety OfficerSuffolk County Council
David AdkinsBusiness Development ManagerNational Grid Electricity Transmission
Stewart LightbodyBoard Member, ACFO, Head of Fleet ServicesAnglian Water
Keenan GratrickCEOFlexi-International
17:30

NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION

09:00

CHAIRPERSON’S WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

Speaker:
Peter FrostEnvironmental Safety OfficerSuffolk County Council
09:10

THE ROLE OF EVS IN THE WIDER ENTERPRISE ENERGY STORY

As owners and operators of large fleets and car parking infrastructure are starting to offer EV charging, how will the additional load on their energy supply change their relationship with suppliers and what are the opportunities to offset the additional costs?

Speaker:
Jonathan MurrayPolicy DirectorLow Carbon Vehicle Partnerhship
09:30

IMPLEMENTING VEHICLE GRID INTEGRATION THAT CREATES VALUE FOR ALL STAKEHOLDERS

Successfully implementing a V2G solution will require careful consideration of issues ranging from access to wholesale energy markets and the lifespan of consumers EV batteries.

  • V2G vs V1G, understand the added value of V2G measured against the increased complexity
  • Explore the potential consumer revenue streams for V2G and reducing Total Cost of ownership balanced against additional wear on batteries
Moderator:
Chris CoxHead of Energy Systems & EV InfrastructureCenex
Speakers:
Paul ReynoldsPartnerEveroze
Marco LandiInnovation LeadInnovate UK
Paul GambrellEV Integration, iHub Innovation TeamOxfordshire County Council
Giovanni CoppolaEV Programme LeadEnel X
10:30

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND SPEED NETWORKING

11:00

LESSONS LEARNED FROM BIRMINGHAM’S CLEAN AIR ZONE CONSULTATION

Birmingham is one of the first five cities to be mandated to roll out a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) under the governments Air Quality Plan.

  • Explore the coming policy measures that will provide the incentive for vehicle owners and operators to transition to EVs
  • Understand the infrastructure needed such as an enhanced ANPR network and additional charging points to meet demand and enforce the CAZ
Speaker:
Cllr. Waseem ZaffarCabinet Member for Transport and EnvironmentBirmingham City Council
11:30

REALISING THE OPPORTUNITY IN EV

Ensuring UK suppliers are aware of and ready for the new and emerging supply opportunities is key to reinforcing the UKs position as a Global Automotive leader.

  • Understand the pace of change and emerging opportunities and threats through the added value of EV across fleets
  • Explore new entrants and transitioning traditional suppliers
  • What are the innovation requirements and where can WMG and the catapults support?
Speaker:
Rachel Eade MBEInnovation ManagerWarwick Manufacturing Group
12:00

THE NEXT STAGES OF ELECTRIFICATION OF FLEETS

Session TBC

Moderator:
Edward AtaiiMobility 2030, Strategy GroupKPMG UK
Speakers:
Russell FennerHead of InnovationeCar Club
Dale EynonDirector - Defra Group Fleet ServicesEnvironment Agency
Sandra RolingHead of EV100The Climate Group
Alexis PercivalEnvironmental and Sustainability ManagerYorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
12:40

NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK

13:40

THE ROLE OF EVS IN URBAN LAST-MILE LOGISTICS

With London alone forecasting a 20 percent increase in van traffic within the next 15 years due solely to goods bought online, innovative, multi-modal solutions are becoming increasingly vital for cities to hit their clean air targets.

Speaker:
Sam ClarkeFounderGnewt Cargo
14:00

THE NEXT STAGES OF ELECTRIFICATION FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT, BUS AND TAXIS

Moderator:
Charles WoodPolicy ManagerEnergy UK
Speakers:
Cllr Chris HammondLeader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Clean Growth & DevelopmentSouthampton City Council
Kevin ToyeAdvanced Solutions LeaderTransport for Greater Manchester
Adriana LagunaStrategy ManagerUK Power Networks
15:00

REFRESHMENT BREAK AND SPEED NETWORKING

15:30

CUTTING-EDGE INITIATIVES TO DRIVE CONSUMER EV UPTAKE

Apple knew that a seamless consumer experience would drive adoption and loyalty, what can the EV sector learn from them and the wider consumer electronic industry to increase market penetration.

  • Understand the charging models that ensure coverage and accessibility to meet customer expectations
  • Explore how to implement strategies to standardise membership payments, cards and apps
  • Maximise revenue opportunities by understanding user demand and requirements through data collection and analysis
Moderator:
Paul AyresCOOConnected Kerb
Speakers:
Louise WilsonCo-Founder & DirectorAbundance Investment Ltd
Cllr Chris HammondLeader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Clean Growth & DevelopmentSouthampton City Council
Niall HoganHead of eMobilityESB Group
16:30

COMMITTING TO AN ELECTRIC FUTURE FOR VAN FLEETS

The transition to zero emission vans requires cooperation from fleet operators, government, manufacturers and the energy industry. The Clean Van Commitment allows van fleet operators to collectively show the market demand, and in turn accelerate the transition to electrifying the UK’s 4 million diesel vans.

Speaker:
Larissa LockwoodHead of HealthGlobal Action Plan
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