Sustainability in Transport Workshop

transportNewcastle Seminar: Sustainability in Transport Research

Tuesday 19th June 2012

Devonshire Building, Newcastle University
9:15am - 4:30pm

Bringing together industry leaders and researchers from the cutting-edge of transport sustainability, this one-day workshop will offer the chance to identify new research opportunities and pinpoint those new technologies likely to provide solutions to future transport-related challenges.

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Hosted by the internationally-renowned transportNewcastle research network at Newcastle University, the workshop will offer participants an overview of today’s technologies and future challenges in key transport sustainability areas (marine, rail, automotive and environmental monitoring) through four key speakers:

Francis How
Technical Director of the Rail Industry Association
 
Lasse Kragh Andersen
Senior Specialist, Environmental and CSR Manager, Maersk Maritime Technologies
 
Robert Evans
CEO, Centre of Excellence for Low Carbon and Fuel Cell Technologies
 
David Beeton
Director, Urban Foresight Limited

In addition to the speakers, the event will include an exhibition showcasing examples of sector-leading research. The day will culminate in an open discussion, where delegates will have the chance to identify future collaborations and research needs within the industry and pinpoint those new technologies likely to provide solutions to future transport-related challenges.

The one day event will be held in the Devonshire Building at Newcastle University on 19th June 2012. A programme for the day is available here (pdf, 229KB) and directions to the university are available on the university webpages for campus and city maps. Further information on the speakers and exhibition will be added as and when it becomes available.

All are welcome, registration is free and and will close on the 8th June. To register for this event please use the online form or for further information please email us at sustainability@ncl.ac.uk.

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