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 - 12 May 2022

Future Logistics Conference 2022

11th May 2022

Our programme brings you a stellar line up of some of the most influential and knowledgeable professionals in the transport sector, giving you real insight into what you need to do to plan your future business.

Relevant to all attendees, the Future Logistics Conference programme is wide ranging, with a combination of presentations and panel discussions. Sessions are FREE of charge, with no need to pre-book, simply turn up on the day to whichever sessions appeal to you!

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About Future Logistics Conference

Headlined by a keynote speech from world renowned space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE

Providing a comprehensive overview of future-focussed developments in technology, regulation, society and public perception, that will have significant impact on operational and strategic activity of logistics business in the next 5-10 years

How it works

The conference is a blend of presentations and panel discussions, with Q&A at the end of each session

You can plan your own itinerary and cherry pick sessions particularly relevant for your business and professional interests

Key speakers

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE
Trudy Harrison MP
Graeme Cooper
Tim Campbell
Peter Harris

What you'll learn

The merits of alternative fuels

How to futureproof the supply chain

The future of autonomous deliveries

How van operators can switch to electric vehicles

The future for logistics and freight

Who should attend/visit

Representatives from fleet operators with decision-making purchasing authority or influence on these decisions

Local and central government

Planners and policy makers

Professionals from energy and infrastructure

Future Logistics Conference 2022: Schedule

Day 1: Wednesday, 11th May

The Future for Transport and Logistics: How can cutting edge developments in space exploration and physics shape Transport’s route to net zero
Panel: HGV: The Future for Gas

The first of 2 sessions considering the options for investment in low carbon fuels for HGVs. Our senior panel will discuss: What is gas power most appropriate for, what’s the total cost of ownership and how to fund investment, how mature is the refuelling infrastructure, differences between Hydrogen and Biomethane, range considerations, speed of refuelling and upfront costs for local infrastructure investment.

Launch of the Logistics UK Net Zero Report 2022

Logistics UK will outline their new flagship Logistics UK Net Zero Report 2022. This is an in-depth assessment of industry and government progress on the route to Net Zero, including analysis of the key trends and developments affecting logistics.

Panel: HGV: The Future for Battery Electric

The second of 2 sessions considering the options for investment in low carbon fuels for HGVs. Our senior panel will discuss: What is battery electric power most appropriate for, what’s the total cost of ownership, when will the infrastructure be there, when is electric the most viable option, when and how to invest in electric, range considerations, speed of refuelling and upfront costs for local infrastructure investment.

Panel: Futureproofing the Supply Chain

The past two years has placed much stress and shock on to global and national supply chains. What do we need to learn in the post covid/post Brexit world, whilst on the road to net zero, to make our people, processes, technology and finances more resilient?

Day 2: Thursday 12th May

Keynote on Decarbonising Transport: Delivering a Zero Emission Road Freight Fleet

Keynote on decarbonising the UK’s road freight fleet and the future of transport

Panel: Vans: When is the right time to make the switch to Electric?

The low carbon fuel of choice for light commercial vehicles will clearly be electric. With deadlines for the end of sale of fossil fuel powered vehicles rapidly approaching our senior panel will offer their views on when and how is the right time to start to develop and implement your electric van strategy.


Buyers Guide to New Fuel Investment

What are key criteria you ned to consider on your journey to net zero, and the potential pitfalls to watch out for. Tim will use real world practical examples in his guide to investing in new fuels.

Panel: The Future for Autonomous Deliveries

There has been much speculation on the role of autonomous vehicles in revolutionising last mile delivery. Our senior panel will discuss the reality today of automation, sift the fact from fiction, and offer their views on how and when this transformation will take place.

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