SCOTTISH TRANSPORT SUMMIT

14TH JUNE 2018

GRAND CENTRAL HOTEL
99 Gordon Street,
Glasgow G1 3SF

AGENDA

08:45-09:30           



Registration

09:30-09:45

Keynote address

  • Fergus Ewing MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity
09:45-10:45


Session 1: Growing Rail Patronage in Scotland
Chaired by Prof. Iain Docherty, Professor of Public Policy and Governance, Director of External Engagement, Adam Smith Business School

  • Alex Hynes, Managing Director, ScotRail Alliance
  • Bill Reeve, Rail Director, Transport Scotland
  • Tim Roberts, Key Accounts Manager, Cubic Transportation System

 

10:45-11:00

Refreshment break

11:00-12:15

Session 2: Unlocking an alternative city transport agenda: the important role of buses
Chaired by Ross Martin, Economic Agitator & Adviser on Regional Economies @ScotIncGrowth and Member, Glasgow Connectivity Commission

  • Prof David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times, and Chair, Glasgow Connectivity Commission
  • Joan Aitken, Traffic Commissioner for Scotland
  • Giles Fearnley, Managing Director - UK Bus, First Group
  • Cllr Susan Aitken, Leader, Glasgow City Council
12:15-13:15

 

Lunch

13:15-14:30                 

Session 3: Scotland's low carbon economy pathway: low carbon and low emission zone agenda
Chaired by Roy Brannen, Chief Executive Transport Scotland

  • Stuart Greig, Assistant Director, Low Carbon Economy, Transport Scotland
  • Nigel Holmes, CEO, Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association
  • Dr. Stephen Thomson, Head of Environment & Sustainability, Transport Scotland
  • Cllr Anna Richardson, City Convener for Sustainability & Carbon Reduction, Glasgow City Council
14:30-14:45


Refreshment break

14:45-16:00

Session 4: A National Transport Strategy for Scotland

Chaired by Prof David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times

  • Heather Cowan, Head of Transport Strategy, Transport Scotland

Followed by panel discussion

  • Ranald Robertson, Partnership Director, The Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership (HITRANS)
  • Dr Jillian Anable, Professor of Transport and Energy, University of Leeds and Chair of the Research and Evidence Committee for the Scottish NTS review
  • Gordon Smith, Regional Director, VisitScotland
16:00 Conference Close

SPEAKERS


  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER

  • Fergus Ewing MSP

    Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity

  • SPEAKERS

  • Joan Aitken


    Traffic Commissioner for Scotland
  • Cllr Susan Aitken

    Leader
    Glasgow City Council
  • Dr Jillian Anable

    Professor of Transport and Energy at University of Leeds, and Chair of the Research and Evidence Committee for the Scottish NTS review
  • Prof. David Begg

    Chief Executive
    Transport Times
  • Roy Brannnen (Session 3 Chair)

    Chief Executive
    Transport Scotland
  • Heather Cowan

    Head of Transport Strategy
    Transport Scotland
  • Prof. Iain Docherty (Session 1 Chair)

    Professor of Public Policy and Governance and Director of External Engagement
    Adam Smith Business School
  • Giles Fearnley

    Managing Director
    UK Bus, First Group
  • Stuart Greig

    Assistant Director, Low Carbon Economy
    Transport Scotland, Scottish Government
  • Alex Hynes

    Managing Director
    ScotRail Alliance
  • Ross Martin

    Economic Agitator & Adviser on Regional Economies @ScotIncGrowth and Member
    Glasgow Connectivity Commission
  • Bill Reeve

    Rail Director
    Transport Scotland
  • Cllr. Anna Richardson

    City Convener for Sustainability & Carbon Reduction
    Glasgow City Council
  • Tim Roberts


    Leads on Business Development for UK Rail
  • Ranald Robertson

    Partnership Director
    HITRANS
  • Dr. Stephen Thomson

    Head of Environment and Sustainability
    Transport Scotland
  • Gordon Smith

    Regional Director
    VisitScotland
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