AFTERNOON SESSION – TRACK 2

SMART CITIES & PUBLIC SECTOR FLEET ELECTRIFICATION

12:40

Welcome back from the Chair

12:45

PANEL DISCUSSION ELECTRIFYING PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

The transition to a zero-emission public transport system 

  • Barriers and opportunities for public sector fleet electrification 
  • Hydrogen futures – where are we headed? 
  • How will transport decarbonisation help us achieve the government’s climate action plans? 
Anne Graham

Anne Graham

CEO, National Transport Authority

Stephen Kent

Stephen Kent

CEO, Bus Eireann

Ray Coyne

Ray Coyne

CEO, Dublin Bus

1:15

INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY:

Norway’s ElectriCity program:  the business model behind the electrification of Oslo’s taxi fleet

  • Overcoming the obstacles to the roll out and lessons learnt
  • Creating a successful interplay between local and national authorities
  • Funding the project through public-private partnerships
Sture Portvik

Sture Portvik

Electro mobility manager, Agency for Urban Environment City of Oslo

1:30

UK CASE STUDY:

Zero Emission Zones for Freight: Transitioning to zero emission zones and zero emission freight in London (Tentative)

Lucy Hayward-Speight

Lucy Hayward-Speight

Transport Strategy and Planning Manager - Air Quality & Environment, City Planning, Transport for London

 Dr Polyvios Polyviou

Dr Polyvios Polyviou

Strategy & Planning Manager - EVs & Freight Lead, Transport for London

1:45

Networking & Exhibition Break

2:00

LOCAL AUTHORITY EV FUTURES:

Dublin City’s journey to develop a robust EV strategy to enable interoperability and common standards

  • Establishing key figures and data to guide policy 
  • Enabling and facilitating interoperability and common standards for EV charging adoption
  • Balancing the role of Local Authorities with a customer centric approach to EV charging
Cormac C. Healy

Cormac C. Healy

Energy Management Lead, Dublin City Council

2:15

PANEL DISCUSSION:

What are the barriers and opportunities for EV adoption within local authorities? 

Tadhg Madden

Tadhg Madden

A/Senior Executive Engineer Community, Corporate & Climate Change, Laois County Council

David Storey

David Storey

Director of Services for Operations, Fingal County Council

2:45

Closing Remarks & Conference Close