West & North Yorkshire Group - Forthcoming Events

September 2017
Low Carbon Road Transport – the 'new normal'BOOK NOW
20/09/2017 11:00:00 - 20/09/2017 16:00:00

When: Wednesday 20 September 2017, 10:30 for 11:00 - 16:00
Where: Liverpool John Moores University
Meeting Point: James Parsons Building, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF

This event, organised in conjunction with the UK association for the promotion of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), will be hosted by Geoff Clarke, Chairman, CILT Environment & Sustainability Forum and Hon Sec, ITS (UK) Freight Interest Group.  Our distinguished speakers will discuss alternative fuels and commercial road vehicles from a range of perspectives: operational, manufacturing, policy and business. In addition, there will be a unique opportunity to view a number of vehicles which incorporate the new technology.


  • Catherine Weetman FCILT, Director, Re-Think Solutions; Vice-Chair, CILT Environment and Sustainability Forum:
    The changing landscape for road transport – disrupt or be disrupted!
  • Justin Laney, General Manager, Central Transport, John Lewis Partnership:
    Using Bio-methane in long distance and urban transport
  • Steve Tainton Head of CSR, Wincanton plc:
    The multiple customer, multiple site perspective - the challenges of scaling up and making the business case
  • Jim York, Market Applications Associate, Charge Auto:
    Transforming city deliveries with elegant, efficient, environmentally friendly trucks with improved payload capability and not cost premium. More than just EVs....smart connected delivery tools.
    Plus a wider perspective....what operators should expect of modern purpose built EVs.
  • Phil Cummins BSc (Hons), FSOE, FIRTE, Area Managing Director (Arriva North West) & Regional Engineering Director (Arriva North West & Wales):
    How do Gas, Electric & Hybrid Technologies fit into Arriva’s Destination Green Agenda.
  • Tony Cockcroft - Engineering Director, Stagecoach Merseyside, Cheshire and South Lancashire:
    Working in partnership with John Moores University on a project to convert waste water effluent to sustainable bio fuel.
  • Matthew O’Neill – Lead Air Quality Officer, Transport for Greater Manchester:
    Insights into Air Quality issues in Greater Manchester and why; actions around the air quality action plan and alternative fuelled commercial vehicles.

Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

To secure your place, please book online now. Alternatively please contact Membership Services on Tel: 01536 740104 or email your filled in booking form to membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: ESF0312.


Cost: CILT & ITS Members: £10; Non-Members: £15


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