Magna Science Adventure Centre, Sheffield Rd, Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1FD


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  • 8.30am
  • Registrations open, tea/coffee

  • 09.10
  • Welcome from chair

  • 9.15-10.15
  • Sheffield Clean Air Zone plans and audience Q&A

    • Councillor Bob Johnson, Cabinet Member for Transport and Development, Sheffield City Council
    • Tom Finnegan-Smith, Head of Strategic Transport, Sustainability, and Infrastructure, City Growth, Sheffield City Council
    • Q&A session

    Delegates split into streamed working groups

  • 10.15-11.00
  • Workshop 1 – Operating Factors

    • Alternative fuels and technology overview for commercial vehicles: Martin Flach, Independent Commercial Vehicle and Alternative Fuels Consultant 
    • Sheffield City Council’s own fleet team talks about its experience with electric vans and charging: John Hudson, Transport Manager, Sheffield City Council
  • 11.00-11.15
  • Break

  • 11.15-12.00
  • Workshop 2

    • Could rental and leasing be the right option for bringing new technology into your fleet? Phil Ashton, Business Development Director, Ryder
    • Get involved with ECO Stars and help improve fleet efficiency and reduce fuel costs, while boosting air quality: Jim Chappell, Knowledge Discipline Lead, Mobility and Logistics, TRL
    • Yorkshire Ambulance Service has been at the forefront of trialling new hydrogen and electric fleet technology and will share knowledge gleaned so far from using alternative fuels in its operation: Alexis Percival, Environmental & Sustainability Manager, Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
  • 12.00-12.15
  • Break

  • 12.15-1.00
  • Workshop 3

    Vehicle and exhibition tour: Your chance to meet the vehicle manufacturers and find out more about the technology options available to improve the sustainability of your fleet. Vehicles on show will include compressed and liquefied natural gas, electric, hydrogen and the latest Euro-6 engines on the market.

  • 1.00pm
  • Lunch

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