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The future of mobility

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How will the electrification of transport change how we move around in the world of the future? How will people engage with future transportation systems and how will that effect how people live their lives? Will autonomous vehicles be a common means of transportation; on road, at sea and in the air? How does the technology work? What are the financial, legal and ethical implications of self-driving vehicles?

These questions and many more will be answered by our panel of experts in this event supported by the Faraday Institution. This event is the final of a three-part series entitled 'The Batteries are Coming!'

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Robert Llewellyn is an actor, comedian, writer and presenter. He hosts Fully Charged that reports on electric cars, bikes, boats and planes but also how we generate and even own the electricity to power these machines. From looking behind the myths of renewable energy, to seeking the truth about conventional generation Robert Llewellyn and Fully Charged demonstrate what the future could have in store for us all.

Christian Bedford is Head of Legal for Williams Advanced Engineering. He spends much of his time working in the commercial side of the organisation and remains focused on helping to drive business growth and direction through technology innovation. He chairs the company’s Innovation Review Committee and is a Director of Williams Technology Ventures Ltd, which is responsible for managing Williams’ involvement in the Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund.

Alison Park is Director of Research at the Economic and Social Research Council, and Professor of Social Research at the UCL Institute of Education. Alison was awarded a CBE for services to the social sciences in the 2018 New Year Honours.

Michael Steinberg is Head of Strategy, Programme and Communications in the Government's Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) which aims to keep the UK at the forefront of the development and deployment of connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technology. Michael works to manage the £430 million investment into R&D and testing and managing the national strategy for CAV.

Prior to joining CCAV, Michael was a Strategic Delivery Advisor for the Cabinet Office’s major projects and infrastructure unit. Michael has a duel master’s degree from Lancaster University and Ritsumeikan University in International Relations.

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