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Switching on Scotland – Transport Scotland’s programme for electric vehicles, Glasgow

  • Lecture
  • Glasgow
  • 11 October 2018
  • 17:30 - 20:00
Switching on Scotland – Transport Scotland’s programme for electric vehicles, Glasgow

About this event

The event will set the policy context for Ultra Low Emission Vehicle ambition within tackling climate change, improving air quality, supporting the energy system and developing economic opportunities. It will explain the Switched on Scotland aims of Reducing Cost, Enhancing Convenience and Changing Culture and the Scottish Government’s ambitions.

It will explore charging infrastructure, how the ChargePlace Scotland network has developed and the latest state of art charging hubs. It will discuss vehicle uptake in Scotland and the range of Transport Scotland initiatives to support this and promote further adoption.


For further information, please contact [email protected]

Registration and refreshments from 5.30pm for a 6.15pm start

You can join the event online up to 15 minutes before the start time of 6.15pm at https://ice-org.webex.com/ice-org/onstage/g.php?MTID=e8b2dfb3f15d87963a9f74c161f85e933

If prompted for a password, please enter scotevent


Laurence Kenney MEng, MSc, CEng, MCIHT

Laurence is a Chartered Engineer with around 17 years’ experience in the transport sector. He holds an MEng in Civil and Environmental Engineering and an MSc in Transport Planning and Engineering. He joined Transport Scotland on secondment in 2006 to assist with the Strategic Transport Projects Review and has subsequently worked on a wide variety of projects, including the delivery of the transport plan for the 2014 Ryder Cup.

For the last 4 years he has worked on low carbon vehicles. He was responsible for the development of ChargePlace Scotland network and now leads on a range of initiatives to support the roll out of electric vehicles.

Event venue

University of Strathclyde
Technology & Innovation Centre
99 George Street
Glasgow G1 1RD
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Lynn Dow

e: [email protected]