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Exclusive briefing on COP26 organised by LP Brussels, UKTiE in partnership with UK Mission to EU

Exclusive briefing on COP26 organised by LP Brussels, UKTiE in partnership with UK Mission to EU

You are invited to an exclusive briefing on COP26 and transport on Friday 24 September 09:30 BST to 1230 BST (10:30 CEST to 13:30 CEST)


RIA, Kings Building, 16 Smith Square, London SW1P 3HQS & Via Teams.

Register HERE

Video Trailer HERE

As the UK, with partner Italy, prepares to host the UN’s climate change conference COP26 in Glasgow, UK Transport in Europe in partnership with the UK Mission to the EU is delighted to invite you to an exclusive briefing and roundtable to discover and discuss Transport and the Route to COP26, at Smith Square, London and live via interactive video link.

At our exclusive briefing event, Transport & The Route to COP26, we will hear from government officials and industry professionals from the UK and Europe, coming together to promote and deliver a bold, ambitious and holistic Zero Carbon Transport agenda.

The agenda is as follows (UK times):

9.30-9.40 - Opening remarks from Mark Watts, Chief Executive, UKTiE, and Darren Caplan, Chief Executive, RIA

  • 09:40-9.45 - Opening remarks from Simon Argyle, Deputy Director, European Union, Department for Transport
  • 9.45-10.45 - Keynote speakers (opening remarks and panel discussion)
    • Jennifer Raynor, Deputy Director, Head of Transport at COP26, DfT, UK Government and James West, Head of Climate Change Strategy, DfT
    • Ana Maria Danila, Policy Officer from the Road Transport Unit, DG CLIMA, European Commission
    • Stuart Greig, Director of Low Carbon Economy, Transport Scotland, The Scottish Government
    • + Q&A (chaired by Mark Watts)
  • 10.45-10.55 - A Norwegian perspective from Tom Johnsen, Counsellor for Environment, Mission of Norway to the EU
  • 10.55-11.05 - A Swiss perspective from Caroline Baumann, Minister-Counsellor, Head of Sectoral Policies, Transport, Climate and Environment Mission of Switzerland to the EU
  • 11.05-11.30 - Coffee break
  • 11.30-12.20 - 5 min remarks and panel discussion with:
    • Laurence Caird, Associate Director, Air Quality Consultants (representing British Aviation Group)
    • Alan Tinline, Group Head of Health, Safety and Environment, Association of British Ports (ABP)
    • Lisa Dipnarine, Senior Business Development Manager - Bus Operations, TfL
    • Ruth Humphrey, Head of Business Development and Strategy UK&I, Siemens
    • Mike Muldoon, Head of Business Development UK&I, Alstom
    • + Q&A (chaired by Kate Jennings)
  • 12.20-12.30 - Closing remarks & Next Steps

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