The Fleet Heroes Conference brings together transport experts, prominent businesses and government representatives to discuss fleet sustainability and innovation, low emission vehicles and air quality.

With a mix of informative presentations and lively discussions, the Fleet Heroes Conference is a fantastic opportunity to get up-to-speed with technological developments, recent government policies and gain innovative, practical ideas from fleets across the country.



12:30pm      Registration


1:30pm        Conference: introductions and keynote speech


2:00pm        Electrifying fleets

                     Kevin Welstead, Sector Director for Electric Vehicles, SSE Enterprise


                     Electrifying fleets: An Electric Van Centre for Leeds

                     Christopher Plumb, Air Quality Fund Lead, Highways England

                     Tom Cowen, EV Trials Service Manager, Leeds City Council


2:20pm        Panel discussion

                    Additional contributors

                    Helen Lees, Head of Electric Vehicles & Connected Services, PSA Group


2:45pm        Break


3:15pm        Electrifying cities: An international perspective

                     Caroline Watson, Programme Manager, Transport & Urban Planning, C40 Cities


                     Electrifying cities: York’s Smart Transport Evolution

                     Dave Atkinson, Head of Programmes and Smart Place, City of York Council


3:35pm        Panel discussion

                     Additional contributors

                     Neil Madgwick, Head of Connections Service Delivery, UK Power Networks

                     Chris Jackson, Head of Fleet Electric Vehicle Strategy, Centrica


4:00pm        Break

4:30pm        Fleet Heroes Awards

                     Sam Ashoo, Presenter, Report and Producer


5:30pm        Drinks reception

8:30pm        Carriages 

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