The role of hydrogen and electrification in helping local authorities decarbonise transport in their regions will be discussed at this year’s Smart Transport National Conference.
Taking place at The Eastside Rooms in Birmingham, on 21 and 22 November, the high-level conference will bring together senior transport leaders who help shape transport policy and deliver its infrastructure.
Matt Finch, UK policy director, Transport and Environment, joins Dr Bob Moran, head of decarbonisation strategy at the Department for Transport (DfT) and Jon Regnart, senior policy advisor at Hydrogen UK for the plenary session taking place on Day 2 (22 November) at 10.30am.
Here, Matt talks about what to expect from the session:
About the speaker:
Matt Finch is the UK policy manager at Transport and Environment. His advocacy work spans both road and aviation, and he sits on various Government advisory groups.
He has worked in climate policy for well over a decade and has specialised in transport for the last eight years.
About Smart Transport National Conference:
The Smart Transport National Conference aims to promote best in class initiatives from the private and public sector and bring people together through networking, knowledge transfer and discussion and is seen as UK's largest, trusted and most credible transport conference to facilitate public and private sector collaboration.
Speakers come from authorities and organisations such as The Department for Transport, England’s Economic Heartland, Birmingham City Council, Transport for West Midlands, Midlands Connect, TIER Mobility, CoMoUK, Lambeth Council, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, Enterprise Holdings, FedEx, WPS, Worldline and Hertfordshire County Council and many more.
VIDEO: Last year's conference: