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OWL Scotland 2020 programme

8:00 – 08:30 Exhibitor set up
09:00 – 10:00 Registration, coffee and exhibition viewing, outside vehicle area viewing
10:00 – 10:10 Welcome and introduction on behalf of CIWM Scotland
Laura Tainsh, Partner and Head of Environment and Waste, Davidson Chalmers Stewart LLP; Evonne Cannan, Evonne has a account Sector Manager – Recycling at Zero Waste Scotland
10:10 – 10:25 Welcome and introduction on behalf of OWL
Barry Sheerman, MP Huddersfield, Chairman OWL Partnership
10:25 – 10:50 The benefits of OWL, & OWL Clean Air Project Update
Jason Airey, MD, CMS SupaTrak; Kevin Barcroft, Academy Training Manager, Simply Waste
10:50 – 11:15 Electra – The concept is now a reality

  • Learn how Electra can help reduce emissions and help fleets meet air quality targets.
  • See why five major chassis manufacturers collaborating with Electra and offer after-sales support
  • Find out why diesel RCVs are the worst type of polluting vehicles and learn how Electra can not only help improve an organisation’s carbon footprint but will also help improve staff wellbeing and health

Russell Markstein, Group Commercial Director, NRG Fleet Services, Electra Commercial Vehicles

11:15 – 11:45 Break and exhibition viewing
11:45 – 12:10 Case study: Dundee Electrifying the city

  • Find out about Dundee’s 8-year journey to e-mobility transition
  • Learn how Dundee implemented its EV-charging infrastructure strategy including other renewable energy solutions
  • Find out how the City Council came to have the largest percentage of electric taxis in UK

Fraser Crichton, Corporate Fleet Manager, Dundee City Council

12:10 – 12:35 Local standards to global issues – tackling the impact of RCVs on our cities

  • Gain an insight into the HGV and its contribution to toxic emissions and air pollution
  • Understand why UK cities are under pressure to cut air pollution levels
  • Get up to date on which UK cities have implemented, or are planning, stringent Clean Air Zones

Glen Davies, Transport and Logistics Specialist, AtoH Solutions

12:35 – 13:00 Case study: Fife Council – reducing fuel costs with clever transmission technology
Alexander Anderson, Service Manager Waste Solutions, Fife Council
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch and exhibition viewing
14:00 – 14:25 Electric RCV report
14:25– 15:00 Electric Vehicle Workshop:
• Efficient running of an RCV electric vehicle fleet
Andy Graves, Product Marketing Manager, Dennis Eagle
• Telematics and duty-cycle anxiety
Jason Airey, MD, CMS SupaTrak
15:00 – 15:45 Panel discussion: fleet electrification and the move towards cleaner air
Chair: Ann-Marie Knegt, Creative Director, Visie Communications
Panel members:
• Jason Airey, MD, CMS SupaTrak
• Russell Markstein, Group Commercial Director, NRG Fleet Services, Electra Commercial Vehicles
• Fraser Crichton, Corporate Fleet Manager, Dundee City Council
• Glen Davies, Transport and Logistics Specialist, AtoH Solutions
• Andy Graves, Product Marketing Manager, Dennis Eagle
15:45 Close of conference
Laura Tainsh, Chartered Waste Manager, CIWM, Scotland; Evonne Cannan, Sector Manager – Recycling at Zero Waste Scotland
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