Filters
Filter by:
Events
Venues
Streams
Days
Themes

Agendas

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

EVEX Theatre sponsored by

10:30

Panel: How Close are We to Achieving Equitable Access to EV Charging

10:30 - 11:10 Accessibility
  • Join us for a dynamic discussion on the pressing issue of equitable access to EV charging infrastructure.
  • Our expert panel will explore current disparities, barriers to accessibility, and innovative strategies for ensuring that all communities have equal opportunities to participate in the electric vehicle revolution.
11:15

Power Up! – Challenges and Opportunities for Electrification of the Strategic Road Network

11:15 - 11:35 Funding & Investment
  • The government announced a pilot of the Rapid Charging Fund in December 2023.
  • As we work to ramp up the provision of rapid and ultra-rapid charging for strategic journeys, Liz will speak about lessons learned to date and consider future opportunities in this space.
11:40

Highway Challenges & The Need for Innovative Charging Solutions

11:40 - 12:00
  • This presentation explores the critical role local authorities play in rolling out electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, focusing on areas without off-street parking.
  • It highlights potential areas for infrastructure placement and addresses legal challenges, proposing stakeholder consultation as a key to achieving equitable and efficient EV support systems.
12:05

Panel: Open Source Charge Point Data – How Can We Make Sure It Benefits End-Users

12:05 - 12:45 Data
  • Join us as industry experts explore strategies to ensure that this wealth of information truly benefits end-users.
  • From enhancing user experiences to fostering innovation in EV infrastructure, learn how collaborative data sharing can drive positive outcomes for all stakeholders in the electric vehicle ecosystem.
12:45

Making EV Charging More Accessible across Public and Commercial Sectors

12:45 - 13:15 Accessibility
  • Discover how businesses and local governments are developing their EV charging networks.
  • Explore innovative strategies in improving accessibility and learn how different organisations are driving change.
13:15

Lunch

13:15 - 14:15
14:15

Panel: How Can Local Authorities Recruit and Upskill to Deliver Charging Networks?

14:15 - 14:55 Skills & Recruitment
  • Empowering local authorities to spearhead the expansion of charging networks is essential for accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles.
  • Join our panel of experts as they discuss effective strategies for recruiting and upskilling personnel within local governments to plan, deploy, and manage EV charging infrastructure.
  • Gain valuable insights into building the workforce needed to drive sustainable transportation initiatives at the community level. 
15:00

Guidance and Asset Policy with the Proliferation of EV Charging Infrastructure

15:00 - 15:05
15:20

Panel: Procurement in Practice

15:20 - 16:20 Funding & Investment
  • Discover best practices and real-world insights to optimise procurement processes for EV charging infrastructure projects.
  • Join us to learn how effective procurement strategies can drive efficiency, sustainability, and equitable access in the transition to electric mobility.

Thursday, May 23, 2024

EVEX Theatre sponsored by

10:00

Zero Emission Bus Infrastructure

10:00 - 10:20 Fleet
  • London’s Zero-Emission bus strategy
  • Tendering and Deploying ZE Infrastructure and Fleet
  • Electric Vehicle charging
  • Opportunity charging
  • Challenges and improvements
10:25

Adopting Fleet Friendly Charging Infrastructure

10:25 - 10:45 Fleet
  • Explore the challenges that fleet users are facing with charging infrastructure. 
  • Things to consider for local authorities, including recommendations to resolve issues with grid connections.
10:50

Harnessing the Sun: A Case Study of Solar Canopy Implementation for a Local Authority

10:50 - 11:10
11:15

Panel: Forecasting Demand for Charging and Matching Infrastructure Delivery Appropriately

11:15 - 11:55 Data
  • Our panel explores methodologies, data-driven approaches, and best practices for accurately predicting future charging needs.
  • Discover how strategic planning can align infrastructure development with evolving demands, driving the seamless integration of electric vehicles into our transportation ecosystem.
12:00

Panel: How Can We Unlock Public Confidence in the Transition to Evs?

12:00 - 12:40 Behaviour Change
  • Building public confidence is crucial for the widespread adoption of electric vehicles.
  • This panel explores strategies to overcome scepticism and instil trust in EV technology.
  • From addressing range anxiety to highlighting environmental benefits, discover actionable insights to inspire consumer confidence and accelerate the transition to sustainable transportation.
12:45

Debate: "Our Kerbs Can’t Take Any More Clutter and EV is the Last straw”

12:45 - 13:30 Accessibility

The case for the prosecution and defence will be argued in this engaging session to debate a common concern around roadside EV infrastructure.