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Cenex announces seminar programme for LCV 2014

Cenex has announced the seminar programme for its annual Low Carbon Vehicle event (LCV2014), which is taking place at Millbrook Proving Ground on September 10 and 11, 2014.

The event is set to attract more than 2,000 delegates and will commence with keynote addresses from Cenex chairman Brendan Connor, an address from a Government Minister (TBA), Jerry Hardcastle, chairman of the Automotive Council Technology Group and Iain Gray, CEO of the Technology Strategy Board.

This year’s programme also includes Tony Pixton, CEO of the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), who will be presenting in the UK Capabilities Development session on Wednesday, September 10, chaired by Mike Hawes, CEO of SMMT.

With more than 30 years’ experience in the automotive sector, Pixton will provide a keynote address on the role of the APC in supporting UK capabilities development, as well as announcing winners of its second competition.  

New to this year’s event is a university showcase session taking place on Thursday, September 11 at 2pm. Organised by the EPSRC, the session will showcase leading edge research from UK academia covering key aspects of low carbon vehicle technology developments.

The Technology Strategy Board will be supporting a session entitled, 'Logistics: Delivering the Low Carbon Future', which will demonstrate the recent work on the Low Carbon Truck Trial, jointly funded by TSB and OLEV.

It will also address the recent low carbon vehicle technology developments in the heavy duty vehicle industry, looking at applications of dual fuel and used cooking oil trucks to deliver carbon savings in logistics.

Robert Evans (pictured), CEO of Cenex said: “LCV2014 provides excellent showcasing and networking opportunities and is unmissable for all those in the Low Carbon Vehicle community.  

"We have put a great deal of thought into compiling our seminar programme, ensuring it addresses important current and emerging themes for the industry and we are confident that our expert speakers will impart invaluable knowledge and expertise.

"The variety of the programme ensures delegates at LCV2014 can switch time between the exhibition and seminar, joining those seminar sessions directly relevant to their interests. 

"The LCV event provides a key platform for agenda setting for the community, providing, as it does, the opportunity for all those in the industry to come together to share knowledge, debate issues and create one vision for the future.”

To view the full seminar programme, please visit http://www.cenex-lcv.co.uk/seminar-programme.asp

Additional sessions will be announced shortly.



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