Transport and Mobility in Rural Areas – Smart Rural 4 – 26/11/2020

Date

26 November 2020

Time

09:00-13:00

Location

Online workshop

Organisers

SWM in partnership with CREST and Fit for the Future

The Event

This online event will focus on how we can ensure the sustainability of transport in rural areas.

Speakers from the Department for Transport, University of Northumbria, Lincolnshire Council and River Simple Ltd will discuss what the future of mobility in rural areas could look like. This is including the impact of COVID-19, the relationship between digital and mobility and the opportunities for hydrogen as an energy source in rural transport infrastructure.

Agenda

09.00 – 09.30 – Registration and Networking – Opportunity to network with other colleague’s online using Remo platform
09.30 – 09.40 – Introductions and Welcome – Prof (v) Dr Julieanna Powell- Turner, Research Director, CREST, University Centre Shrewsbury
09.40 – 10.20 – Transport in Rural Areas – Will Walker, Head of Buses & Taxis Futures, Department for Transport,
10.20 – 11.00 – Responding to CV-19 – Vanessa Strange, Head of Infrastructure & Investment, Lincolnshire Council

11.00 – 11.10 – Coffee break

11.10 – 11.50 –Transport and Digital Infrastructure in Rural Areas – Prof (v) Gary Bosworth, University of Northumbria
11.50 – 12.30 – Hydrogen and Transport in Rural Areas – Hugo Spowers, Managing Director and Founder, Riversimple
12.30 – 12.40 – Summary and next steps
12.40 – 13.00 – Networking lunch

Booking

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