Quiet Cities 2014: conference agenda

Tuesday 25 November 2014
1.15 – 2pm Registration and coffee all delegates
2 – 2.10pm Chair’s welcome and introduction
Laura Hailstone, Project Manager, Quiet Cities
2.10 – 2.20pm Opening address
Duncan Price, Head of Freight, Operator Licensing and Roadworthiness,Department for Transport
2.20 – 2.50pm Keynote speech
Richard Fleming, Logistics Director, Sainsbury’s
2.50 – 3.10pm The London View
Ian Wainwright, Head of Freight and Fleet Programmes, Transport for London
3.10 – 3.30pm The New York View
Stacey Hodge, Director, Office of Freight Mobility, New York City of Transportation; Joseph Dack, Transportation Logistics Project Manager, HDR; and Jeffrey Wojtowicz, Senior Research Engineer, Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute
3.30 – 3.50pm Around the world in 20 minutes – global overview
Marcel Huschebeck, Concepts & Solutions Logistics Research Manager, PTV Group
3.50 – 4.10pm Coffee break
4.10 – 4.30pm The Regulators’ Perspective
Jason Andrews, Pollution Team Manager, Development and Environment, London Borough of Croydon

Rachel Elford, Senior Environmental Health Officer, Bournemouth Borough Council
4.30 – 4.50pm The Residents’ Perspective
David Kaner, West End Commission & Covent Garden resident
4.50 – 5.05pm The Consumers’ Perspective
Lord Digby Jones
5.05 – 5.45pm The Burning Platform – why now is the right time to retime
Panel debate chaired by Ian Wainwright, with Jason Andrews, David Kaner, Marcel Huschebeck, Stacey Hodge and Tim Slater, DHL
5.45 – 5.50pm Chair’s Close
5.50 – 6pm Downtime for delegates
6 – 7.15pm Networking drinks reception in Twickenham Stadium Members Lounge
7.15pm Call for dinner
7.30pm Keynote address from Sir Peter Hendy CBE, Commissioner, Transport for London
7.35 – 9pm Summit Dinner sponsored by Goodyear, served in the Spirit of Rugby
9pm Bar remains open
9.15pm First carriages back to the Heston Hotel
10.15pm Second carriages back to the Heston Hotel
11pm Bar closes

Wednesday 26 November 2014
8.15 – 8.45am Delegate arrival – teas, coffees and pastries
8.45 – 8.50am Chair’s welcome
8.50 – 9.10am Fit for the Future
Tim Slater, Managing Director of Transport UK & Ireland, DHL Supply Chain
9.10 – 9.25am The Perception of Noise
Gloria Elliott, Chief Executive, Noise Abatement Society
9.25 – 9.40am Developments in quiet vehicle technology
Per-Uno Sturk, Regulation & Feature Specialist – Noise & Vibrations, Volvo Group Trucks Technology
9.40 – 10.50am Delegate Group A go outside for the quiet equipment demonstration sessionDelegate Group B remain inside the Elgar conference room for case study presentations
9.40 – 9.55am – Tradeteam and JD Whetherspoon presented by John Crosk, Regional Operations Manager, Tradeteam
9.55 – 10.10am – Route Monkey and Gnewt Cargo presented by Robin Haycock, Non-Executive Director, Route Monkey and Sam Clarke, Director, Gnewt Cargo
10.10 – 10.25am – Retiming Deliveries Consortium presented by Natalie Chapman, Policy Manager for London, Freight Transport Association
10.25am – 10.40am – Martin Brower and McDonalds presented by Greg Duckett, Strategy Director, Martin-Brower UK
10.40 – 10.50am – Q&A with all case study speakers
10.50 – 11.10pm Coffee break
11.10 -12.20pm Delegate Group B go outside for the quiet equipment demonstration sessionDelegate Group A remain inside the Elgar conference room for case study presentations
11.10 – 11.25am – Tradeteam and JD Whetherspoon case study
11.25 – 11.40am – Route Monkey and Gnewt Cargo case study
11.40 – 11.55am – Retiming Deliveries Consortium case study
11.55am – 12.10am – Martin Brower and McDonalds
12.10 – 12.20am – Q&A with all the case study speakers
12.20 – 1.20pm Lunch
1.20 – 1.50pm Break-out sessions (delegates to attend two out of the three)
Building the business case for Quiet Deliveries – held in Brunel 2
Presented by Phil Roe, VP Strategy, Innovation & Development – Transport, DHL Supply Chain, and Ian Cooper, Director – Transport Value Creation, DHL Supply Chain
Guidance for unlocking the 24-hour delivery window – held in Brunel 3
Presented by Jaz Chani and Fiona Rose, Freight & Fleet Programmes, Transport for London
Getting started – what you can do right now to deliver quietly – held in Brunel 4
Presented by Gloria Elliott, Chief Executive and Lisa Lavia, Managing Director, Noise Abatement Society
1.50 – 1.55pm Delegates switch rooms
1.55 – 2.25pm Break-out sessions continue
2.25 – 2.45pm Coffee Break
2.45 – 3.30pm The Big Debate: Unlocking the 24-hour delivery window
Panel session with: Phil Roe, Natalie Chapman, Gloria Elliott, Ian Wainwright and Per-Uno Sturk
3.30 – 3.35pm Closing address