Investing in Future Transport and Revolve Eco-Rally 2012
Date: 16 August 2012
– 18 August 2012
Time: 08:30 - 18:30
Location: City Hall, London
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Price: £300 - £450
Investing in Future Transport is a high-level conference covering innovation and investment opportunities in the transport sector. The conference is organised by Revolve and Cleantech Investor and is supported by the Mayor of London and chaired by journalist and TV presenter, Quentin Willson. LowCVP members will receive a 25% discount on the delegate fee.
- Discover what industry and academia are working on to provide future generations with clean and sustainable transportation for cities and beyond.
- Meet innovators, decision-makers and top level influencers working in the fields of drive-train, vehicle body and fuels development, supporting infrastructure and control technologies.
- Hear from the companies participating in the Cleantech Investor FUTURE TRANSPORT CHALLENGE
- Network with investors and motor industry professionals in the seat of power in London.
A key focus of Investing in Future Transport will be innovation in engineering. The FUTURE ENGINEERING session will focus on innovations in engineering technology to improve the efficiency of vehicles and fuel economy and pave the way towards lower carbon transportion in the form of new technologies such as battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).
The conference will also focus upon FUTURE FUELS covering innovations in renewable fuels, including advanced biofuels; improvements in the efficiency of internal combustion and diesel engines from a fuel perspective; and other advanced fuels. Expert speakers will discuss the role of investment by the oil majors in the renewable/advanced fuels space - and look at future jet fuels and shipping fuels, as well as fuel for road transport.
Investing in Future Transport will also address innovation in fields including EV charging technology and advanced telematics.
Registration is available here.
Other sessions will include FUTURE MARKETS (looking at opportunities in the 'BRIC' economies and fast growth Asian markets); CITY TRANSPORT & INFRASTRUCTURE and INTELLIGENT VEHICLES AND TELEMATICS. There will also be a special focus on the role of motor sport in promoting 'eco' innovation in the transport industry.
Speakers & Dragons
The Cleantech Investor FUTURE TRANSPORT CHALLENGE will involve 'Dragon's Den' style pitches by companies with innovative transport solutions.
Conference Speakers (and 'Dragons') will include:
David Martell - Chargemaster
Andrew Gilbert - Qualcomm
Paul Newman - University of Oxford
Jernija Loncar - GM Ventures
Dominic Emery - BP Ventures
Rob Wylie - WHEB Partners
Javier de Rochfort - Quimera Project/Balmoral Capital
Martin Dare Edwards - Infineum
Peter Bonfield - BRE
Martin Hale - ABB
David Latimer - Evo Electric
Kevin Lindsey - Axon Automotive
Ashley Kells - Intelligent Energy
Associated with the conference on Saturday, 18 August is this year's Oxford to London Eco-Rally which will showcase a wide range of vehicles from some of the world's leading automakers, many driven by celebrity participants. The rally will start at Museum of the History of Science in Oxford with a provisional finish line of Waterloo Place in the centre of London.