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Preparations for the Midlands Intelligent Mobility Conference 2018 are taking place and we are pleased to announce confirmed speakers for the conference sessions:

Stream 1 – Mobility
Steve Tyler – Leonard Cheshire
Robin Spinks – RNBI
Eugene Tsyrklevich – Parkopedia
John Bickerton – Reading Buses
Christine Hemphill – Open Inclusion
Stream 2 – Safety
Mervin Edwards – TRL
David Davies – Parliamentary Advisory Council on Transport Safety
Prof Andrew Morris – Loughborough University
Dr Sam Chapman – The Floow
Dave Baldwin – Thatcham
Stream 3 – Economy
Liam Fassam – Northampton Business School
Paul Aldridge – WJ Products
Nathan Marsh – Atkins
Kareen El Beyrouty – Ricardo.
Arwin Smit – Dovu
Stream 4 – Environment
Francis Robson – CENEX
Patrizia Franco – Transport Systems Catapult
Roland Leigh – Earth Sense and University of Leicester
Paul Goodman – Newcastle University
Dr Delia Dimitriu – Manchester Metropolitan University

Following the presentations there will be two interactive workshops:

WS1 – Actions for individuals and industry          WS2 – Actions for Government and local authorities

Posters:
Posters on current related research will provide opportunities for networking and discussion.  Participants are invited to present posters that clearly describe an intelligent mobility challenge and the approaches to solve them.

Networking:
The conference will provide invaluable opportunities to network with leading industry figures, decision makers, academics, policy makers and technologists.

Exhibition:
This year’s conference will showcase the best the Midlands has to offer in the area of Intelligent Mobility. Fifteen individually selected SMEs, ‘start-ups’ and Local Authorities will present their projects, products and services, including everything from low emissions / autonomous vehicles and innovative journey planning tools, through to sustainable transport options and emerging government initiatives.

Drinks Reception:
We will celebrate the end of the conference with a drinks reception from 5 to 7 pm. We are arranging musical entertainment and a prize giving for the best poster in the conference.

Full details of the programme, workshops and exhibition are available on the conference website.

The conference is organised by Loughborough, Coventry, De Montfort and Nottingham Trent Universities in partnership with the Transport Systems Catapult.

If you have any questions about the event or registration process, please get in touch gema.styles@dmu.ac.uk