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Act TravelWise Business Forum Launch Event - 1 December 2017

Act TravelWise

Friday, 1 December 2017 from 09:30 to 12:30 (GMT)

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The first public event of the Act TravelWise Business Forum will bring together up to 80 people from throughout the UK who are exploring more sustainable travel and transport options for the private sector. The programme includes several speakers with experience relevant to business travel planning. The event is free and open to all.

Programme:

  • 9:30 am - Arrivals, tea/coffee
  • 10:00 am - Welcome and overview of Business Forum (Andy Winmill, WSP and Act TravelWise)
  • 10:15 am - Case study: Thames Valley Park Business Park (Laura Jacklin, 2degrees)
  • 10:35 am - Heathrow's emerging approach to making the case to switch to sustainable travel through the language of money and business cases (Theo Panayi, Heathrow)
  • 11:00 am - Q&A as panel of previous speakers
  • 11:15 am - break
  • 11:30 am - Innovation and future planning in bus and rail (Jim Harbidge, Group Head of Environment, First Group)
  • 11:50 am - The EV bus trial at Heathrow (Phil Fletcher, Area Commercial Sales Manager, Volvo Bus)
  • 12:10 am - The role of LEPs in sustainable transport (Charles Eales, Microsoft and Berkshire LEP)
  • 12:30 am - Q&A as panel of previous speakers
  • 12:45 am - close, optional tour

Optional tour:
Take a ride on full electric bus on trial at Heathrow (to and from Terminal 4)

Finding the venue:
See the second page of the PDF map downloadable here: http://www.heathrow.com/company/heathrow-jobs/heathrow-employment-and-skills-academy/find-the-academy
Another option is to take the train from Paddington to Hayes & Harlington, then the 140 bus to 'Mondial Way - Stop BL' on Bath Road, from where you walk 60 meters east along the same (south) side of Bath Road to the venue. That takes a total of about 40 min from Paddington. If coming from Heathrow Terminals 1-3, it's the 140 or other bus to 'Boltons Lane - Stop BK' on Bath Road, which takes 13 minutes. From there you cross to the south side of Bath Road and walk 80 meters east. Using the TfL Journey Planner, you'll need to use the bus stop names; otherwise it tells you there's a long walk at the end of the journey, which there's not.

For more information, contact Randall Ghent on 020 8144 7366 / 07960 180851 or randall@acttravelwise.org.

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Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy
Newall Road
TW6 2AP London
United Kingdom

Friday, 1 December 2017 from 09:30 to 12:30 (GMT)


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Act TravelWise

Act TravelWise is the UK’s premier network for all organisations working to promote sustainable transport and mobility. Our aim to support our members in their work to promote sustainable travel through provision of first-class learning opportunities, partnership working, marketing support and networking events. For more information, see www.acttravelwise.org.
If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Randall Ghent at randall@acttravelwise.org or on 07960 180851.

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