Programme

Wednesday 22 January

08.00 - 09.30

Registration, coffee and exhibition viewing

Delegates attending the conference can apply for 3 CPD hours awarded by CILT

09:25 - 09.30

Welcome and Introduction

Ann Marie Knegt , Editor , LAPV

09:35 - 09.45

A global fleet safety standard

David Braunstein , President , Together for Safer Roads Alliance

09.45 - 10.30

Panel discussion: The future of peer-to-peer fleet safety programmes

• Learn how public- and private-sector fleet operators are coming together to share global best practices with each other to go beyond compliance
• Understand the specific needs of the under-resourced, smaller fleet operators and how a peer-to-peer programmes can create breakthroughs
• Explore the topic in an interactive panel discussion with fleet safety experts from around the world

David Braunstein , President , Together for Safer Roads Alliance
Keith Kerman , Deputy Commissioner, Chief Fleet Officer , City of New York
Philippe Saint-Vil , Head division, Planning and Operations Support , City of Montreal
Rory McMullan , Road Danger Reduction and Behaviour Change Manager , City of London
Peter Binham , Managing Consultant , Transport for London

10.30 - 11.00

A practical guide to improving diversity

  • Learn how current recruitment policies may be hindering diversity
  • Push and pull factors – learn how you can really attract a more diverse workforce
  • Learn practical tips to put into force as soon as you get back to the office

Ruth Waring , Director , BigChange Advisory Plus

11.00 - 11.30

Break, coffee and exhibition viewing

11.30 - 12.00

City of Calgary - innovation, efficiencies and tax savings

• Learn how The City of Calgary is maximising value and avoiding unnecessary costs in fleet management
• See the benefits of making strategic design choices to create a multi-purpose fleet
• Learn the importance of innovation in times of economic restraint

Sharon Fleming , Director of Fleet Services , City of Calgary

12.00 - 12.30

Edmonton - Customer Journey Mapping - Who is your customer and what are they really saying about you?

• Learn why customer experience has emerged as a critical driver of success in today's competitive marketplace
• Find out why customer journey mapping has the potential to affect employee retention, productivity and customer loyalty, it is also a key link to customer satisfaction, organisational reputation and overall stakeholder value
• Identify if your customer’s journey is in a logical order and showing the gaps between the desired customer experience and the one actually received
• Learn how the City of Edmonton, Canada, employed key strategies and learning in relation to improving customer service

Steve Rapanos , City Operations/Manager Fleet and Facilities , City of Edmonton

12.30 - 13.00

How urban operating fleets are ripe and ready for electrification right now - Just as they were 10 years ago

• Learn how electric vehicle technology has developed over the last 12 years
• Find out about examples of successful electric vehicle adaptation by major companies, such as UPS and Fedex
• See what charging solutions are available, including battery swaps and wireless charging

Roger Atkins , MD , Electric Vehicle Outlook

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch and exhibition viewing

14.30 - 15.00

Electrifying the New York City Parks fleet

• Learn about the importance of setting up the correct infrastructure
• Find out what the right processes are for fleet electrification
• Learn how to overcome resistance to change in an organisation
• Find out what the pros and cons are for fleet electrification

Paris Apollon , Chief of Fleet Operations , NYC Parks and Recreation

15.00 - 15.30

Dundee – ‘an electric City’

• Find out about Dundee’s 8-year journey to e-mobility transition
• Learn how Dundee implemented its EV-charging infrastructure strategy including other renewable energy solutions
• Find out how the City Council came to have the largest percentage of electric taxis in UK

Fraser Crichton , Corporate Fleet Operations Manager , Dundee City Council

15.30 - 16.00

Why the UK (and world) needs a fleet of hydrogen-fuel cell heavy-goods vehicles

• Gain new in-sights of the burden of polluting diesel vehicles on drivers exposure to poor quality air.
• Learn to appreciate that the world simply cannot sustain a cleaner, de-carbonised road transport future dominated by battery electric cars and heavy-duty vehicles.
• Learn to understand that global resources of rare platinum-group metals could meet the demand of a Heavy-Goods Vehicle future dominated by those powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cells (thereby supporting a potential transition to NetZero).

James Tate , Associate Professor, Institute for Transport Studies , University of Leeds

16.00 - 16.30

Coffee, tea and exhibition viewing

16.30 - 17.00

Fuel cell vehicles, the hydrogen economy and you

• Get an insight into fuel cell vehicles and the hydrogen economy
• Find out how hydrogen, renewables and the drive for sustainability are about to transform energy and transportation worldwide
• Learn what the future of emission free transport will be and how soon,
• Find out ab out the costs of hydrogen and the implications are for fleets

Chandra Sekar , , Microcab Industries

17.00 - 17.30

Delivering sustainability, with efficiency and reliability in fleets of the future – the importance of fuel and lubricant technology

• See examples of how fuel and lubricant technology can improve vehicle efficiency and reliability
• Gain insight into how fuels, lubricants and their additives might change in the future
• Understand the benefits of integrating fuel and lubricant technology into future fleet planning

Dave Spivey , Technology Manager , Lubrizol

17.30 - 17.35

Close of conference

18.00 - 19.00

Future Fleet Awards drinks reception in Crypt, Guildhall

19.00 - 22.30

Future Fleet Awards dinner and ceremony at The Great Hall, Guildhall