FORS Members’ Conference 2019 – Agenda

08:00 Exhibition opens
08:00 – 09:30 Networking breakfast / product and service providers exhibition
09:30 Conference starts
09:30 – 09:45 Welcome and introductionJo Godsmark, Conference Chair (BigChange and Transaid Chair)
09:45 – 10:05 FORS update – recent scheme developments – Paul Wilkes, FORS
10:05 – 10:20 Home, safe and well – what is Highways England doing for you? – John Kerner, Highways England
10:20 – 10:35 Driving safety – when the supply chain never stops – Marc Holloway, Rexel
10:35 – 10:50 Safety in Mind – removing the stigma of mental health – Natalie Geraghty, Kier
10:50 – 11:00 Panel discussion
11:00 – 11:30 Networking coffee break/product and service providers exhibition
11:30 – 11:45 Tyre management – how to deflate your running cost – Edwin Farquhar, Michelin
11:45 – 12:00 Compliance technology – which tools are right for you? – Ruth Waring, BigChange
12:00 – 12:15 Smart tachographs – the future today – Adrian Barrett, RoadTech
12:15 – 12:25 Panel discussion
12:25 – 12:35 Transforming lives in Africa through safe, sustainable and available transport – Caroline Barber, Transaid
12:35 – 13:45 Networking lunch/product and service providers exhibition
13:45 – 14:05 FORS compliance and enforcement – the FORS Standard – Graham Holder, FORS
14:05 – 14:45 Alternative fuels panel discussion facilitated by Professor Geoff Clarke, AECOM

  • Electromobility – not just parcels – Grahame Neagus, Renault Trucks Ltd
  • The case for natural gas and biomethane vehicles – Martin Flach, Alternative fuels consultant
  • So many options, so little time – Brian Robinson, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership
14:45 – 15:00 The industry journey to 2035 and the role of CILT (UK) – David Jordan, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
15:00 – 15:20 FORS future – the next steps – John Hix FORS
15:20 – 15:30 Chair’s conclusion Jo Godsmark, Conference Chair (BigChange and Transaid Chair)
15:30 – 16:00 Refreshments/product and service providers exhibition
16:00 Exhibition closes

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