Conference Programme 2017

  • SUMS 1: Transport in Scotland: Now and the next 10 years

    Wednesday, 10 May
    11:00-12:30
    Organised by: Transport Scotland

    Transport Scotland is the national transport agency for Scotland. Our role is both to deliver the transport infrastructure to meet Scotland’s needs and to develop the strategic framework that informs this. The next ten years will be challenging and exciting.  And we want to hear from you about how you think the next ten years should unfold. We want to maximise the opportunities for debate and comment, so we’ll be looking for audience contributions during the session. We will look to frame discussion around four ‘PechaKucha’ style presentations on: strategy, future demands, technology and the environment.

    Presentations from Transport Scotland:

    • Heather Cowan, Head of Transport Strategy and European Funding
    • Alison Irvine, Head of Technical Analysis
    • Archie Stoddart, Head of the Sustainable Transport Unit
    • Stephen Thomson, Head of Environment & Sustainability

    Presentation from the Energy Saving Trust:

    • Marina Bauer, Assistant Manager, Energy Saving Trust

     

  • SUMS 2: What smart cities are doing (part 1)

    Wednesday, 10 May
    14:00-15:30

    Chair: Neil Amner, Director, Anderson Strathern LLP and President, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

    Smart cities and mobility: overview
    Neil Amner, Director, Anderson Strathern LLP and President, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

    Smart transport in Core Cities
    Graham Grant, Transport Lead, Newcastle City Council

    Transforming London’s road transport
    Rhona Munck, Senior Strategy & Planning Manager - Environment & Walking, Transport for London

    Cities at home and overseas
    Richard Bellingham, Director, Institute for Future Cities, University of Strathclyde

    E-mobility within RUGGEDISED
    Gavin Slater, Group Manager - City Energy & RUGGEDISED, Glasgow City Council

    Smart ticketing and smart passengers
    John Berry, Sustainable Transport Team Leader, Dundee City Council

    Quickfire

    • Matt Crisp, Director, Living Map

    Q&A and panel discussion

     

  • SUMS 3: Connected and autonomous vehicles

    Wednesday, 10 May
    16:00-17:30
    Organised with ITS United Kingdom

    Chair: Giles Perkins, Technical Director, Mouchel & Communications Director, ITS UK

    Anticipating a connected and autonomous future
    Giles Perkins, Technical Director, Mouchel & Communications Director, ITS UK

    Connected and autonomous vehicles: CCAV update
    Lucy Yu, Head of Innovation and New Mobility Services, Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Department for Transport (DfT) and Department for Business, Enterprise and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

    The future is now
    Robert Llewellyn, Host, Fully Charged

    The opportunities for EVs in a CAV world
    Venn Chesterton, ULEV and Energy Lead, TRL

    Q&A and panel discussion

    Following this session will be a Civic Reception and Giant Networking Evening at the Glasgow Science, available to all attendees of SUMS and All-Energy 2017 for free.

     

  • SUMS 4: Powering from renewables

    Thursday, 11 May
    11:00-12:30
    Organised with ITS (United Kingdom)

    Chair: John Curtis, Founder, Revolutionall

    Delivering sustainable transport
    Darran Messem, Managing Director, Certification, Carbon Trust

    Solar powered and low energy options for public transport information displays
    Simon Johnson, Owner, Technoframe

    Innovation in the delivery of electronic passenger information in Norfolk
    Jeremy Wiggin, Transport for Norwich Manager, Norfolk County Council

    Don Quichote project: demonstration of hydrogen applications in smart grid environment
    Wouter van der Laak, Project Manager, WaterstofNet & Ahmed Aly, Energy and Sustainable Development, FAST - Federazione delle associazioni scientifiche e tecniche

    Green energy fuelling green vehicles
    Dr Alex Mardapittas, Managing Director, Powerstar

    Q&A and panel discussion

     

  • SUMS 5: What smart cities are doing (part 2)

    Thursday, 11 May
    13:00-14:30

    Chair: Dr George Hazel, Programme Manager, MaaS Scotland

    City level challenges in the smart mobility era
    Dr George Economides, Head of Strategy, Preston IMC

    Systems for collaboration between traffic management authorities, service providers and vehicles
    Ian Cornwell, Technical Director, Transport Technology, Mott MacDonald

    An analytical review of demand responsive transport solutions
    Joseph Smith, Consultant, Preston IMC

    Making the most of existing road capacity with predictive decision support
    Devrim Kara, Director UK & Ireland, PTV Group

    Quick fire:

    • Mobility as a service in Scotland - Dr George Hazel, Programme Manager, MaaS Scotland
    • Travel mode identification with smartphones - Markus Ray, Head of Business Unit, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
    • DigitalTown’s role on the smart transport scene - Jorge Saraiva, Vice President - Europe, DigitalTown

    Financing alternative fuelled vehicles
    Martin Reeves, Head of Sales, Lombard Vehicle Solutions

    Q&A and panel discussion

     

  • SUMS 6: Keep charging on: fuelling the future – now!

    Thursday, 11 May
    15:00-16:30

    Chair: Morag McCorkindale, Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) and Aberdeen City Council

    Real world intelligent charging for the mass-market
    Dr Liam Lidstone, ETI Strategy Manager – Light Vehicle Integration, Energy Technologies Institute (ETI)

    The barriers to investment in EV charging and how to overcome them
    Nick Lyth, Director, Green Angel Syndicate

    Electric nation: demand control electric vehicle trials
    Esther Dudek, Senior Consultant, EA Technology

    Fuel cell bus pilots facilitate future deployments for zero emission buses
    Dr Ir Flip Bamelis, R&D Project Coordinator, Van Hool

    Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) demonstrating hydrogen transportation as a solution for uncompromised zero emissions operation
    Dr Richard Kemp-Harper, Head of Innovation, Arcola Energy

    Levenmouth Community Energy Project
    David Hogg, Technical Manager, Bright Green Hydrogen

    Q&A and panel discussion

     

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