Conference programme

Event Timetable


8.30 - 9.30: Platform live - exhibition zone and networking lounge open 

9.30 - 9.45: Chair's welcome 

9.45 - 10.30FUTURE VEHICLES AND FUTURE FUELS - There are many options for new vehicles being developed, particularly around alternate fuels. This practical session will look at what you need to factor into your decision making before you procure the next set of vehicles that is right for your operation.  


10.30 - 10.45: Q&A in the networking lounge 

10.45 - 11:30FUTURE BUSINESS STRATEGIES - The business models of top logistics companies have traditionally been built around speed, reliability, customer service and shaving margins. But what business models will be essential in the future with new types of customers and services? Will logistics companies need to redesign their strategies and innovate to survive? 

11.30 - 11.45: Q&A in the networking lounge 

11.45 - 12.00: Visit the expo and coffee break 

12.00 - 12.45FUTURE DATA - Data is changing the way we live, work and manage our businesses, but what role does data play in the freight, passenger and energy sectors? In our first “Future Data” session, our panellists will share their expertise spanning a range of sectors.


12.45 - 13.00: Q&A in the networking lounge 

13.00 - 13.30: Lunch break 

13.30 - 14.15FUTURE COMMUNITIES - Changes in demography, technology, how we organise our lives and business activities, all impact on the type of infrastructure we will need in the future. Our panel will discuss our future infrastructure needs and what will make these investments possible.

14.15 - 14.30: Q&A in the networking lounge 

14.30 - 15.15FUTURE BORDERS - With EU Exit around the corner and the government finalising it’s Future Borders Strategy, now is the perfect time to discuss and develop the borders of the future. This session will hear from leaders in this space from government and industry, to let you know what the next phase of borders will deliver for business. 


15.15 - 15.30: Q&A in the networking lounge 

15.30 - 16.00: Exhibition zone and networking lounge open