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Expanded speaker line-up confirmed for Electric Fleet Conference

Representatives from Oxford City Council are among the additional speakers now confirmed for the Electric Fleet Conference.

Tom Hayes and Tina Mould will outline the upcoming Oxford Zero Emission zone trial that will take place in the summer and how it will impact businesses.

Melanie Shufflebotham, from Zap-Map, will deliver a session that explores the role of public charging in a fleets EV strategy and how the infrastructure is developing.

Natasha Patel, from Baringa Partners, will also take part in the conference. Her session will provide advice on cutting the cost of investment for EV infrastructure and cover future proofing, network strategies and commercial strategies.

The two-day conference will provide guidance, insight and learning from industry experts and fleet decision-makers to enable businesses of all sizes to make a more rapid and smoother transition to electric.

It will take place virtually on March 23 and 24.

Day one (March 23) will focus on Vehicles and Mobility, with sessions assessing forthcoming vehicles and technology, total cost of ownership modelling, aftercare and establishing an EV mobility strategy.

On day two (March 24), the emphasis will switch to EV Charging Infrastructure, with sessions putting the spotlight on effective, future-proofed workplace charging, eco-driving advice, public charging infrastructure and business collaboration.

Click here to view the full agenda for the two-day event.

Rachel Maclean MP, parliamentary under-secretary of state at the Department for Transport, will deliver a keynote speech on the morning of March 23, outlining the Government's roadmap to decarbonisation.

Greg Archer, UK director of Transport and Environment, a clean transport campaign group that influences transport policies and regulations, and Philip New from the EV Energy Taskforce, will also deliver keynote speeches at the event.

Steve Winter, head of fleet at British Gas will address the Total Cost of Ownership element of EVs such as tax, residual values, grants, service/ maintenance/repair, fuel, insurance, remarketing process, and private costs.

Dundee City Council’s fleet operations manager Fraser Crichton will outline how fleets can implement an efficient, future-proofed workplace charging strategy.

Steve Nash from the IMI will dispel the myths around EV aftercare, including servicing, body repairs and breakdown recovery.

For those concerned about range anxiety and charge point reliability, Jeremy Yapp from EV charge point trade association Beama will deliver a session covering current charging infrastructure and the roadmap to the future.

Other confirmed speakers at the Electric Fleet Conference include David Wong from the SMMT, Rob Anderson from Cenex and Tim Anderson from the Energy Saving Trust.

To register for free access to the Electric Fleet Conference, click here.

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