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STEP Conference 2019

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COSLA Conference Centre

19 Haymarket Yards

Edinburgh

EH12 5BH

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The Scottish Transport Emissions Partnership (STEP) conference will be held on Thursday 7th November 2019 at the COSLA Conference Centre in Edinburgh. The conference is FREE to attend. A buffet lunch will be provided. The morning sessions will focus on the Cleaner Air for Scotland (CAFS) strategy review and Low Emission Zones update. The afternoon sessions will focus on sustainable transport. For details of previous STEP conferences and more information about the STEP please visit our website https://stepscotland.com/.

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09:30 Registration / Tea / Coffee

10:00 Welcome, Janice Milne, SEPA and STEP Chair

10:10 Conference Opening, Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

10:20 Keynote: Implementing Madrid’s Low Emission Zone, Manuela Carmena, Former Mayor of Madrid by video.

Session 1

10:40 Cleaner Air for Scotland Strategy Review, Andrew Taylor, Scottish Government

11:00 Scotland’s Low Emission Zones – 2019 Update, Vincent McInally, Transport Scotland

11:20 Local Air Quality Management Success Stories, Eleanor Pratt, SEPA

Break 11:40 to 12:00

Session 2

12:00 Towards Net-Zero: Achievements and Challenges for NHSScotland, Kathryn Dapre, NHS Scotland

12:20 Scotland’s International Environment Centre, Dr John Rogers, Stirling University

12:40 Dundee – “Electrifying a city”, Fraser Crichton, Dundee City Council

13:00 Way to Work: A Scottish Sustainable Travel Partnership, Dionne Phipps-Clancy, Sustrans

Lunch 13:05 to 14:00

Session 3

14:00 Travelknowhow Scotland’s “RIGHT TRACK” pilot, Merry Scott, Travelknowhow Scotland

14:20 Kids Promote Improvements to Air Quality, Colin Gillespie, SEPA

14:40 Edinburgh’s “Open Streets”, Vivienne Robinson, City of Edinburgh Council

15:00 Closing remarks, Janice Milne, SEPA and STEP Chair

15:10 End

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