OWL Wales Roadshow 2021

Postponed until 2022

Voco St Davids, Cardiff

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Organiser: contact: Ann-Marie Knegt, Creative Director Visie Communications

Exhibitor bookings: Jason Pidgeon, Business Development Director, Visie Communications

Only qualified individuals are allowed to register: ea fleet, transport managers, operational managers in public sector and contracting organisations.

Other industry suppliers pay a day rate of £95.00 for attendance or £250.00 for the overnight and dinner package.

Programme 30 November

18:00 – 19:00 Drinks reception – sponsored by Dennis Eagle UK.

19:00 – 22:00 Networking dinner – dress code smart casual

19:05 – 19:20 Welcome by Barry Sheerman, MP, Chairman OWL/ WCRAQ

Programme 1 December

08:30 – 10:00 Registration, coffee and exhibition viewing, outside vehicle area viewing

10:00 – 10:10 Welcome and introduction on behalf of CIWM Scotland – Brian Royson Mayne BA MA CEnv FCIWM FRSA, Chair CIWM Cymru [CONFIRMED]

10:10– 10:30 Welcome and introduction on behalf of OWL – Barry Sheerman, MP Huddersfield, Chairman OWL Partnership[CONFIRMED]

10:30 – 11:00 What is the purpose of OWL? – OWL Clean Air Project update –  Jason Airey, MD, CMS SupaTrak [CONFIRMED]

  • Learn how to integrate the equipment and services of all the OWL partners into one common platform.
  • Discover how transitional technologies and long-term vehicle energy solutions can work for your organisation.
  • Find out how OWL and the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality can help you reach zero emissions at point-of-use and become carbon negative.

 11:00 – 11:30  Break and exhibition viewing

 11:30 – 12:00 eCollect update – in-service vehicles and performance – Andy Graves, Product Marketing Manager Chassis, Dennis Eagle [CONFIRMED]

  • Learn how the eCollect has an optimal vehicle range combined with an advantageous payload with no compromise of diesel performance.
  • Find out about the operational benefits of the eCollect.
  • Discover how the eCollect can create carbon emission and ultra-fine particulate savings for your fleet.

12:00 – 12:30 Fleet safety (What keeps me awake at night) – Mike Colborne, Transport Compliance & Road Safety, Arch.Law Resource Member [CONFIRMED]

  • Learn about driver welfare and safety.
  • Find out about drug and alcohol use among drivers (pre-pandemic and what we know now).
  • Find out about legal privilege (how to protect you, your drivers and your brand)

12:30 – 13:00 Break and exhibition viewing

13:00 – 13:30 Air quality improvements from the UK automotive sector – Sukky Choongh, Environmental Manager, Air Quality and Ultra Low Emission Vehicles, SMMT [CONFIRMED]

  • Learn about the development in the UK vehicle market and their impact on air quality
  • Find out how to overcome challenges for the industry to achieve net-zero.
  • Discover the nature of future mobility

13:30 – 14:00 In cab air quality/HVO trials – Kevin Barcroft, Academy Training Manager, Biffa, Simply Waste [CONFIRMED]

  • How bad is the air quality issue, and what steps operators can adopt to protect their workforce.
  • See the latest results of a critical HVO trial.
  • Discover which people are most overlooked in the air-quality debate.

14:00 Close of conference – Brian Royson Mayne BA MA CEnv FCIWM FRSA, Chair CIWM Cymru [CONFIRMED]

14:00 – 15:00 Lunch and exhibition viewing