14.04.16

TfL Added to Microlise Transport Conference Agenda

Glen_Davies_640x640-640x546Transport for London’s (TfL) Glen Davies, responsible for FORS, CLOCS and the new LoCITY initiative to reduce commercial vehicle emissions, has been confirmed as a speaker at the Microlise Transport Conference, being held on the 18 May at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena.

Davies is Freight & Fleet Programme Manager at TfL and will discuss the strategies being put in place to ensure London’s transport infrastructure can meet future commercial and population needs, whilst being sustainable, safe, effective and clean.

He joins an exciting line up which includes Transaid Patron The Princess Royal, industry thought leaders covering topics from government policy to policing; and leading transport service providers and industry organisations. The agenda line-up in the main conference session now includes:

  • Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal
  • Glen Davies, Freight & Fleet Programme Manager, Transport for London
  • Kevin Richardson, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
  • Lesley O’Brien, Partner at Freightlink Europe and She’s RHA Founder
  • Nick Hay, Managing Director of Fowler Welch
  • Paul Keasey, Head of the National Roads Intelligence Forum

Two exciting panel sessions are also scheduled to take place during the day; one on realising new talent from untapped resources and another looking ahead to road transport in the year 2020 featuring executives from the truck manufacturers.

The day’s events will once again be chaired by Quentin Willson, one of Britain’s best-known motoring authorities and includes a full day of sessions supported by focused workshops and a 3,500 square metre industry exhibition area.

“I am really thrilled to be speaking at the Microlise Transport Conference which has become one of standout industry events in the annual calendar,” said Davies. “There are lots of initiatives underway at TfL that I will be updating delegates on, relevant to transport service providers operating across the country.”

In recent years the Microlise Transport Conference has become one of the most important diary dates for transport industry professionals, attracting more than a thousand delegates in 2015.

“With TfL coming on-board to speak we believe we have secured a very strong line-up that will engage and inform attendees,” said Nadeem Raza, Microlise Chief Executive Officer. “Alongside the conference agenda there will also be workshops hosted by the Road Haulage Association, Motor Transport and ourselves – so the conference really is packed with both high level and practical information.”

The Microlise Transport Conference is free to attend, with registration for the event open through the all new website. The full Microlise Transport Conference agenda can be viewed at www.microliseconference.com/agenda.

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About Microlise
Microlise telematics and proof of delivery solutions help its customers reduce costs and the environmental impact of their fleet operations. This is achieved by maximising vehicle utilisation, increasing operational efficiency and improving economy and safety; whilst helping to deliver the very best customer experience by providing real-time visibility of the fleet against schedule.

A privately owned business based in Nottingham in the UK, Microlise invests significantly in research and development annually to ensure its solutions continue to be underpinned by market-leading technology. Microlise helps its customers to save more than £175m each year in fuel costs and reduce CO2 emissions by hundreds of thousands of metric tonnes.

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