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The first FORS Members' Conference 2016 will showcase how joining the award winning Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme provides you with the national best practice standard on safety and environmental issues.
09:00 Exhibition opens
09:00 - 10:00 Networking breakfast / product and service providers exhibition
10:00 Conference starts
10:00 - 10:10 Introduction, Steve Agg, GSAG Chairman
10:10 - 10:25 The new FORS Standard – why and when? John Hix, FORS Director
10:25 - 10:55 The importance of the national CLOCS and FORS Standards in the construction industry, Derek Rees, CLOCS and addressing the safety imbalance in the construction industry, Julie Madoui, SKANSKA
10:55 – 11:10 The new FORS Standard – compliance and reporting, Ian Vincent, FORS Compliance Manager
11:10 - 11: 40 Refreshment break/product and service providers exhibition / FORS ‘surgery’
11:40 - 12:10 Safety failures – what happens when things go wrong? John Lawrence, Prestige Fleet Consultants
12:10 - 12:30 Work - related road risk: some thoughts on how and why to manage it well, Dr Shaun Helman, TRL
12:30 - 12:45 Panel session
12:45 - 13:00 FORS Milestones Awards - Championing best practice
13:00 - 14:00 Networking lunch / product and service providers exhibition / FORS ‘surgery’
14:00 – 14:15 The new FORS Standard – training and development, Ian Vincent, FORS Compliance Manager
14:15 - 14:35 How intelligent mobility can help lower emissions, Dr Andrew Traill, Transport Systems Catapult
14:35 - 15:05 Safety and sustainability: freight and logistics in a growing city region, Dr Jon Lamonte, Transport for Greater Manchester
15:05 -15:25 Overcoming the obstacles associated with urban freight operations, Dr Erica Ballantyne, University of Sheffield
15:25 – 15:40 The new FORS Standard – environment matters, John Hix, FORS Director
15:40 – 15:55 Panel session
15:55 – 16:00 Conclusion, Steve Agg, GSAG Chairman
16:00 Conference finishes
16:00 – 17:00 Refreshments / product and service providers exhibition / FORS ‘surgery’
17:00 Exhibition closes
We’ll have our most up-to-date literature such as the new FORS Standard (version 4.0), the Guidance plus information on all the training and other services FORS provides to help you achieve best practice in safety, efficiency and fuel use.
There will be an exhibition running alongside the conference where FORS Associates will be offering their latest products and services.
Who should attend?
FORS Practitioners, operators, transport and fleet managers, health and safety managers, and FORS Champions. More than 400 delegates are expected to attend the FORS Members' Conference 2016.
The conference is free to attend for all FORS Members (Maximum 2 people a company).
For further information email: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Helpline at 08448 09 09 44.
- If you believe you won’t be able to attend the FORS Members’ Conference, you should cancel your booking/s via the Eventbrite system with which you placed your original order no later than 5 business days prior the conference or non-attendance might be subjected to £60.00.
- NB: We request that delegates inform us of cancellations as soon as possible so we can reallocate the place to a person on the waiting list. FORS Members’ Conference has been over-subscribed and your place could be filled by another delegate.
- Please inform us if you wish to send a replacement delegate.
- If you booked two places under one single name, could you please Email us the other delegate's name and Email. This is important so we can prepare name badges and attendance list. If you no longer require two places, please make sure you email to let us know and beware of the cancellation policy above. Alternatively you can do this directly through Eventbrite.