Conference programme


Chair’s welcome & Logistics UK introduction

Phil Lloyd, Head of Engineering Policy, Logistics UK


Changing Legislation for our future transport

This session will discuss the work that is being undertaken to provide the necessary legislative changes for an environment of autonomy, how this is likely to impact the industry and the challenges this may bring to the way we currently work. 

Lawrence Thurbin, Head of Trials and Licensing, Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV), Department for Transport 


What workshops need to do to meet with today's O-Licence expectations and to prepare for the future

The session with provide delegates with an understanding of the issues Traffic Commissioners identify when operators are called to Public Inquiries and what operators can do to ensure that their maintenance provisions are suitable for their current fleet and the preparations they need to start making for technologically enhanced vehicles. 

Kevin Rooney, Traffic Commissioner


Enhanced technology and what you need to do to maintain it 

Delegates will hear an update of the technological developments OEMs are making to their vehicles, which opeartors need to be aware of so they can ensure that their workshops, or those of their third party providers, will have suitable provisions to to meet with the vehicle service/inspection/maintenance requirements. 

Roger Clarke, Head of Electric Mobility and Customer Advance Solutions, Renault Trucks 


More than just a trailer

The session with provide an insight into the technological developments of trailer running gear, what benefits they bring and how these need to be maintained. 

Owen Jenkins, Engineering Manager, BPW 


Training and the next generation 

Phil Roe, President, Logistics UK

Colin Eghorn, Managing Director Owner, Kaizen 247


Making the most of Auditing

This session will attempt to outline the benefits of maintenance audits, how they need to be planned and undertaken to add value and provide assurance. 

Neil Walton MBE, Managing Director, A1 Fleet Compliance Safety Ltd


Managing serious and fatal incidents in workshops 

To provide an understanding of the consequences should there be a serious incident in workshops, what managers will be expected to do and what the outcomes could be if litigation is considered necessary by a prosecution authority. 

Chris Powell, Principle Associate, Weightmans


Enforcement and meeting the challenges of autonomy 

The DVSA will be providing an overview of what they will be doing to make compliance easier and their tackling on the non-compliant, and how they will be changing to meet the challenges of autonomy. 

Neil Barlow, Head of Policy, DVSA 

Dave Wood, CAMS Project Lead, DVSA  


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19 June 2024

British Motor Museum