Autumn Conference

Thursday 11 October 2018

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When
Thursday 11th October 2018

Where
National Conference Centre, Birmingham, B92 0EJ

Top 5 reasons to attend:

  • Learn about compliance, regulation and enforcement issues from industry decision makers and policy officials
  • Live debates on Clean Air Policies and Road Congestion issues
  • View the exhibition area, find out what's on offer from top industry suppliers
  • Network with others in the industry and share best-practice
  • Obtain 4 CPD hours, awarded by CILT (UK)

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Agenda*

Time Topic Speaker, Organisation
8.30am Breakfast View exhibition area

9.30am

Welcome and setting the scene

Rod McKenzie, Managing Director of Policy & Public Affairs, RHA

9.40am Keynote Speech Richard Burnett, Chief Executive, RHA
9.50am

Session 1

The Future of Roads

Michael Dnes, Head of RIS 2, Department for Transport
10.10am

Session 2

Highways England's progress on preparing for RIS2 and beyond

Elliot Shaw, Executive Director Strategy & Planning, Highways England

10.30am Round Table Debate 1: The Cost of Congestion to Road Haulage Industry

Michael Dnes, Head of RIS 2, Department for Transport

Elliot Shaw, Executive Director of Strategy & Planning, Highways England

Nick Hay, Chief Executive Officer, Fowler Welch

Sam Bradley, former Director of a large road haulage operation

Chaired by Rod McKenzie, Managing Director of Policy & Public Affairs, RHA

10.55am  Refreshments  
11.20am

Session 3

BREXIT Update

Duncan Buchanan, Policy Director (England & Wales), RHA
11.40am

Session 4

Cartel Update

Richard Smith, Managing Director - Operational & Commercial

Steven Meyerhoff, Director, Backhouse Jones Solicitors

David Went, Barrister, Exchange Chambers

11.55am

Session 5

Apprenticeship Levy

Colin Snape, Deputy Policy Director, RHA
12.10pm

Session 6

Keeping Your Business Compliant 

Alastair Kendrick, Employment Tax Director, MHA MacIntyre Hudson

Jonathon Backhouse, Director, Backhouse Jones Solicitors

12.30pm

Session 7

Tyre Husbandry

Chris Smith, Sales Director B2B, Michelin
12.50pm

Session 8

Re-tread truck tyres - contributing to a sustainable future

Mike Wilson, Michelin Public Affairs, Representing the British Tyre Manufacturers Association

Tim Hercock, Managing Director, Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres

1.05pm Lunch & Exhibition Viewing  
2.05pm

Session 8

Q&A

Richard Turfitt, Senior Traffic Commissioner

Interviewed by Rod McKenzie, Managing Director of Policy & Public Affairs, RHA

2.25pm

Session 9

Air Quality: Reducing roadside nitrogen dioxide levels

Patrick Burke, Policy Team Leader, Joint Air Quality Unit, (Defra/DfT)

2.55pm Round Table Debate 2: Clean Air Debate

Dominic Phinn, Business Engagement Coordinator, Client Earth

Patrick Burke, Policy Team Leader, Joint Air Quality Unit (DEFRA/Dft)

Steve Bowles, Managing Director, Roy Bowles Haulage

Sam Bradley, former Director of a large road haulage operation

Chaired by Rod McKenzie, Managing Director of Policy & Public Affairs, RHA

3.15pm Round up of key findings

Rod McKenzie, Managing Director of Policy & Public Affairs, RHA

3.20pm Conference Closes  

*Agenda subject to change

 

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