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SocEnv supports EV Infrastructure Summit 2020

11 February 2020   (0 Comments)


The Society is pleased to be supporting the EV Infrastructure Summit 2020 - as part of our commitment to supporting the UK's transition to net zero. 

On June 6th 2019, the UK Government committed the UK to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, an ambitious goal that requires a huge expansion in the use of electric vehicles across the country.

The second edition of the EV Infrastructure Summit (7th - 8th October) will focus on the opportunities and challenges involved in establishing a UK-wide charging infrastructure as part of the transition to zero emission vehicles. Hear insightful presentations from, and informed debate between senior experts and government representatives on the key topics involved in the roll-out of the required infrastructure. The programme will also look at the wider implications for the interconnected transportation, infrastructure and energy industries.

The EV Infrastructure Summit provides a platform on which senior representatives from the key sectors involved discuss the national 2050 zero-emission targets, at a time when there is a great deal of uncertainty about how they will be achieved. Energy industry leaders attend to obtain insights that will inform their investment decisions in the upcoming year. Car manufacturers are present to strategize about their EV manufacturing strategies and to meet key stakeholders to discuss their fleet deployment in the UK. Charging infrastructure providers come to the summit so that they can make assessments about future demand for their product. The transition to EVs will be covered in full during two days of invaluable networking opportunities and a stellar outline of speakers and content.


Speakers include:
Aaron Berry, Deputy Head, Office for Low Emission Vehicles (energy and infrastructure), Department for Transport
Christina Calderato, Head of Delivery Planning, Transport for London
Graeme Cooper, Project Director – EV, National Grid
Philippa Eddie, Commercial Finance Specialist, Infrastructure and Projects Authority
Ian Featherstone, Knowledge Manager, Energy Saving Trust
Edmund King OBE, President, The AA
Dr Marco Landi, Innovation Lead – Vehicle-to-Grid & EV Charging, Innovate UK

Please see the web link below for the full speaker list.


Please note this event was originally due to take place in March 2020 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.


If you a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) or Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech), you are eligible for a 20% discount off the cost of attending - just use the discount code EVI2SFE when booking your place!


For more information about this event, please click here


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