The Alan Stilwell Memorial North West Transport Lecture 2017: The environmental challenges of transport, Manchester

27 April, 2017 | 18:30 - 20:30

Ensuring transport has the least impact on the environment.
Ensuring transport has the least impact on the environment.

About this event

This year's annual North West Transport Lecture will deal with meeting the environmental challenges around transport encompassing topics such as:

  • Building resilience against increasingly frequent extreme weather events,
  • Planning to limit adverse air quality effects of transport growth
  • Sustainable energy and climate change initiatives based around changing people's travel behaviour
  • All of which remain crucial to the effective planning, design and management of our transport networks and assets.

Following introductory presentations by our expert speakers, there will be discussion to allow questions and in-depth debate on the issues raised.

Chair: John Gatheral, Chair of ICE North West Regional Committee
Speakers:
Professor Jillian Anable, Chair of Transport and Energy, Institute of Transport Studies, University of Leeds
Matthew O'Neill, Air Quality Manager, Transport for Greater Manchester
Dave Colbert, Specialist Advisor – Transport Planning, Lancashire County Council

The event is delivered by: ICE North West, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, CIHT, RTPI North West, Transport Planning Society.

Light refreshments will be available from 5.45pm for a 6.30pm start

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Our event sponsors are: Arup, Atkins, Jacobs and Mott MacDonald.

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