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Events round-up: Minister to update industry at FN50 conference

Fleet suppliers have their last chance to secure tickets for this year’s FN50 Conference at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, Hyde Park, London, on Tuesday.

Some of the most powerful figures in fleet will attend the event, along with Transport Minister Rosie Winterton, who this week was preparing details of her presentation to the industry.

Other speakers include John Mason, head of enforcement operations – congestion charging, Transport for London, Simon Barnes, environmental affairs manager, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders; and Tim Hudson, commercial director, LeasePlan.

A major debate on the environment will include the views of John Webb, associate director, Lex Momentum Consultancy Services, and Tony Bosworth, senior transport campaigner for Friends of the Earth.

Peter Stokes, vehicle compliance manager with Volkswagen, will offer a manufacturer view, while Peter Soliman, CEO, Fleet Logistics will offer an international perspective on the market.

Customer service will be a focus of Chris Cooper, managing director, Challenge Consulting, and he will take part in a panel debate with fleet managers including Susan McDonald, head of strategic sourcing, Virgin Media; Nick Bridle, senior projects & fleet manager, Royal Mail (Assets); Chris Cooper, managing director, Challenge Consulting; and Liz Hollands, DTZ.

Conference chairman will be BBC broadcaster Declan Curry.

  • Conference details are available on www.fn50event.co.uk.
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