2024 Agenda

Wednesday 06 November

Arrival: Light lunch and networking -
Welcome and housekeeping -

Andy Salter, Editor, Freight Carbon Zero

Introduction to Tyseley Energy Park -

David Horsfall, Director of Property & Sustainability, Tyseley Energy Park

Study tour streams -

Groups split into study groups and rotate between two streams

Summary and event close -
Networking drinks reception: Millennium Point -

Pre-event networking drinks reception: Millennium Point

Thursday 07 November 

Registration opens

Refreshments served

Welcome from the Chair, Andy Salter, Freight Carbon Zero -

Andy Salter, Freight Carbon Zero

Government Policy Update -

Speaker TBC

Response from industry: Motor Transport Power Player, Sam Clarke, GRIDSERVE -

Response from industry: Motor Transport Power Player, Sam Clarke, GRIDSERVE

Showcase #1 - The Regions -

A series of short presentations showcasing some of the work being done across the UK. Looking at Scotland, Wales, Tees Valley and Liverpool. Speakers will outline the progress being made, the outputs delivered and the challenges overcome.

Speakers TBC

Refreshment break -
Fireside chat/interview: Bob Moran, Department for Transport -

An update on the legislative and policy framework, plus questions from the floor

The Hearing -

Representatives from the battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell community face a “Select Committee-style” panel of their peers for interrogation around the big issues. Panel will be drawn from operators and we will structure a cross-examination to understand the issues and explode some of the myths.

Lunch -

Hot buffet lunch

Showcase #2: The Users -

This session will focus on the first mover operators to hear their first hand experience of their first steps toward decarbonisation. The challenges they’ve faced and how they have been overcome. 

Showcase #3: ZEHID Update -

The session will give an update on the progress made by the four ZEHID projects.

  • Electric Freightway
  • HyHaul
  • ZEN Freight
Closing summary -

The event concludes with a short summary discussion covering off the key insights and takeways from the day with representatives from our event sponsors

  • bp
  • Optimize
  • Volvo
  • Zenobe
Event close