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Scottish Shared Transport Conference

By Robert Lyons on 15th August 2017
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Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 09:30 to 15:30

In partnership with the Royal Town Planning Institute, the Carplus Bikeplus Scottish Shared Transport Conference will bring together expert speakers to explore Scotland's shared transport landscape, and discuss the innovative approaches being considered to encourage a future with improved shared mobility at its core.

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Seventh International Symposium on Energy

By Robert Lyons on 27th March 2017
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Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 17:30 to Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 17:00

Manchester

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 09:30 to 19:00

London

This year's LowCVP annual conference will coincide with the publication of new transport and environment strategies for the capital. It will focus on how city-level policy needs to adapt to tackle the twin challenges of climate change and air pollution in an era of ‘mobility revolution’.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 10:00 to 17:30

County Hall, Westminster, London

Post Brexit, there is an emerging policy direction that puts infrastructure investment in the centre of an activist fiscal policy and the re-invention of industrial strategy. This is all framed around delivering fairness and inclusion to heal the social chasm revealed by the Brexit vote. 

This raises a huge range of new questions for infrastructure policy makers, strategists and deliverers such as:

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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 09:30 to 15:30

Open University, Milton Keynes

Part of the ESRC Seminar Series (2015-17) – Green Innovation: Making it Work.

Innovations for Sustainable Mobility

By Robert Lyons on 9th November 2016
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Friday, November 25, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00

Nottingham

Child in the City Conference 2016

By Editor on 28th September 2016
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Monday, November 7, 2016 - 14:00 to Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 16:00

Ghent, Belgium

The Child in the City Conference is organised to enable social scientists, researchers, practitioners, politicians and city planners from all over the world to share their thoughts and develop new ideas to meet the needs of children in modern cities.  

This year’s conference themes are:

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Monday, September 5, 2016 - 09:00 to 13:00

The focus of this seminar is the future prospects for airport expansion in the South East, and what next for Heathrow and Gatwick airports.  The discussion will include:

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Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:00 to 18:00

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Andrew Jones MP, parliamentary under-secretary of state for transport, will be giving the keynote speech at the The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership’s (LowCVP) annual conference, held in association with the Advanced Propulsion Centre. 

The Conference aims to attract leading figures from government, industry, academia and the environmental movement to discuss:

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 16:00 to 17:15

Leeds University, Leeds, UK

This latest in the programme of sustainability seminars, hosted by the Sustainability Research Institute at the University of Leeds, is presented by Professor Greg Marsden, Institute for Transport Studies, who will introduce some of the key concepts and messages from a five-year international collaboration exploring the development and delivery of ‘sustainable transport’ and reflect on the changing framing of sustainability and, therefore, sustainable transportation.

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