Event Organiser: ICE

Transforming transport - getting from A to EV, Glasgow

Free

  • Lecture
  • Glasgow
  • 21 February 2019
  • 13:00 - 16:00
Electrical vehicles

About this event

Almost a quarter of our emissions come from domestic and commercial transport. Politicians have already set the direction of travel, with the Scottish Government pledging to phase out new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2032 and the UK following in 2040.

This policy, in response to both climate change and air quality concerns, brings the issue of green transport closer than ever to consumers. But how do we deliver the low-carbon mobility solutions which will shape the future of all our lives?

  • How do we ensure that our electricity infrastructure networks are able to cope with what could be a steep take-up of EVs?
  • Which of the various actors involved should underpin this change with the necessary investment?
  • Can our EV revolution actually help introduce new flexibility options into the energy system?
  • How do we maximise the opportunity in transport to support wider low-carbon ambitions?

Who should attend?
This event is open to members of Scottish Renewables, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

From operators of energy assets, electricity networks to those working in transport, infrastructure and smart technology this is a must attend event for anybody concerned with the detail surrounding the decarbonisation of our transport fleet.

Why attend?
This event boasts speakers at the forefront of the transport transition – and is an excellent opportunity to learn about practical challenges and commercial opportunities delivering low-carbon transport will bring.

Programme

13.00 Registration & networking lunch
14.00 Welcome and Chair
Claire Mack, Chief Executive, Scottish Renewables
14.10 Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Presentation
Andy Robinson - Head of Ultra Low Emission Vehicle Delivery, Transport Scotland
14.40 Scottish Renewables Presentation
Simon Gill, Energy Engineer, Scottish Government
Q & A
15.10 Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Presentation
Denis Naberezhnykh - Technical Director - Sustainable Transport, Ricardo
16.00 Event close

Speakers

Denis Naberezhnykh
Technical Director Sustainable Transport, Ricardo Energy & Environment

Andy Robinson
Head of Ultra Low Emission Vehicle Delivery - Transport Scotland

Simon Gill
Energy Engineer, Scottish Government

Register your attendance

To book your place, simply click the 'book now' button below and follow the onscreen instructions. If you experience any issues, please contact the event administrator: catherine.macdonald@ice.org.uk .

Venue

The Studio
Level 9
67 Hope Street
Glasgow G2 6AE
United Kingdom
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For more information please contact:

Catherine MacDonald

e: catherine.macdonald@ice.org.uk

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