LowCVP Annual Conference02 Jul 2010

The RAC Foundation is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the LowCVP’s 2010 Annual Conference held at Twickenham Stadium.

This year’s conference will be the biggest and most wide-ranging yet, including 40 leading speakers, exhibitions, launches and competition announcements. Delegates at the Conference can also enjoy reduced price attendance at the LowCVP’s first Awards Dinner – in association with the WhatCar? Green Awards – on 14 July. The LowCVP Conference has become a leading event on the environmental transport calendar, regularly attracting leading speakers and 200 or more high-level delegates. This year’s expanded event offers even more opportunities for delegates, exhibitors and sponsors.

The speakers include:

  • Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Secretary of State for Transport (tbc)
  • Graeme Sweeney, Executive Vice President, CO2, Shell
  • David Kennedy, Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change
  • Lew Fulton, Senior Transport Energy Specialist, International Energy Agency
  • Joe Greenwell, Managing Director, Ford Motor Company
  • Kulveer Ranger, Mayor’s Transport Adviser, Greater London Authority
  • Drew Kodjak, International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)
  • Edmund King, President, The Automobile Association (AA)
  • Darren Johnson, Green member of the London Assembly
  • Graham Smith, Managing Director, Toyota Motor Europe
  • Michael Hurwitz, Director, Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV)
  • Doug Parr, Chief Scientist, Greenpeace

Announcements and launches to be made at the Conference/Dinner include:

  • LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards & WhatCar? Green Awards
  • The RFA’s second year report on biofuels’ sustainability performance
  • The launch of the LowCVP Technology Challenge 2
  • Winners of the LowCVP Low Carbon Community Challenge
  • Best practice principles for ‘green marketing’
  • London hybrid bus trial results
  • Low carbon road-map for HGV sector

The LowCVP’s 2010 extended conference format will allow for more detailed discusson of key issues during break-out sessions on day two of the event. The first day will focus on international best practice, bringing leading speakers to communicate how closely technology advances are being matched with consumer acceptance in other countries in the vanguard of the low carbon transport shift.

The break-out sessions on Day Two will focus on: Commercial Vehicles; Electric Vehicles; Biofuels; Local Action (including buses); Consumer Information and Innovation.

The WhatCar? Green Awards this year will take place over dinner at Twickenham Stadium alongside the LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards, preceded by a welcome reception in the England team changing room. The dinner will also, for the first time, feature LowCVP awards for individuals and organisations who have played a leading role in accelerating the move to low carbon vehicles and fuels.

The 2010 LowCVP Annual Conference is sponsored by Michelin.

Bookings for the conference can now be made by following the associated link.

There are also plans for a greener vehicle display outside Twickenham Stadium and the event also features more opportunities for exhibitors and sponsors. Please contact the LowCVP secretariat ([email protected]) for more details about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, or about the greener vehicle display.