UK BUS SUMMIT

6TH FEBRUARY 2019

QEII CENTRE LONDON
BROAD SANCTUARY WESTMINSTER
LONDON SW1P 3EE

AGENDA

08:30-09:30

Registration

09:20-11:00           

Keynote Address & Session 1: Learning lessons from across the UK
Chaired by Prof. David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times

  • Nusrat Ghani MP - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Transport
  • Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Scottish Government 
  • John McGrath, Deputy Secretary for the Department for Infrastructure, Northern Ireland 
  • David Brown, Chief Executive, Go-Ahead

11:00-11:30

Refreshment Break

11:30-12:30

Session 2: Why buses must be central to "The Future of Mobility"
Chaired by Prof. David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times

  • Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys
  • Gareth Powell, Managing Director Surface Transport, Transport for London
  • Pete Bond, Director of Transport Services, Transport for West Midlands
  • Operator TBC
12:30-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:45

Session 3: Getting passengers on board buses - how to remove the barriers
Chaired by Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus

  • Cllr Liam Robinson, Chair, Merseytravel
  • Giles Fearnley, Managing Director, UK Bus, FirstGroup
  • Pete Ferguson, CEO, Prospective

14:45-15:15

Refreshment Break

15:15-16:30       

Session 4: Putting buses at the heart of air quality 
Chaired by Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys

  • Councillor Waseem Zaffar, Cabinet, Cabinet Member for Transport and Environment, Birmingham City Council
  • Cllr Anna Richardson, City Convener for Sustainability & Carbon Reduction, Glasgow City Council
  • Peter Williams, Director of Certification & Compliance, Cummins Europe
  • Robert Drewery, Commercial Director, Optare

SPEAKERS


  • SPEAKERS

  • Prof. David Begg (Session Chair)

    Chief Executive
    Transport Times
  • Claire Haigh

    Chief Executive
    Greener Journeys
  • Anthony Smith (Session Chair)

    Chief Executive
    Transport Focus
  • Cllr Waseem Zaffar

    Cabinet Member – Transport & Environment
    Labour
  • Cllr Anna Richardson

    City Convener for Sustainability & Carbon Reduction
    Glasgow City Council
  • Cllr Liam Robinson

    Chair
    Merseytravel
  • Gareth Powell

    Managing Director Surface Transport
    Transport for London
  • Nusrat Ghani MP

    Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Transport
  • Michael Matheson MSP

    Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity
    Scottish Government
  • John McGrath

    Deputy Secretary
    Department for Infrastructure
  • David Brown

    Chief Executive
    Go-Ahead
  • Giles Fearnley

    Managing Director – UK Bus
    FirstGroup
  • Pete Ferguson

    CEO
    Prospective
  • Robert Drewery

    Commercial Director
    Optare
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