Logistics UK's Delivering Decarbonisation: speaker line up revealed

Friday 27 October 2023

Logistics UK has today revealed the impressive speaker line up for its Delivering Decarbonisation conference taking place on the 21 November at America Square Conference Centre, London. Bringing together senior leaders and industry experts, the business group’s Delivering Decarbonisation conference is designed to equip logistics professionals with the knowledge and information needed to plan their business strategy and explores the roadmap to net zero, delving into the plans, initiatives and ongoing projects that are shaping the decarbonisation journey for logistics businesses. 


Featuring a series of engaging panel discussions and keynote speeches, the conference - sponsored by Shell, Port of Dover and Equans – brings together industry-leading experts including Lord Callanan, Minister for Energy, Efficiency and Green Finance; Dr Russell Fowler, Senior Manager at National Grid; Malcolm Wilkinson, Head of Energy at National Highways and Alan McKinnon, Professor of Logistics. Topics include how to approach decarbonisation of HGV operations in the UK, how the government is supporting businesses, views from the OEMs, creating an EV adoption strategy, the infrastructure required for HGV decarbonisation, real case studies and more.  


Michelle Gardner, Deputy Director of Policy at Logistics UK comments: “The logistics industry is undergoing profound changes and is becoming increasingly complex as we strive for decarbonisation. In recognition of the significance of this transformation, we are delighted to host Delivering Decarbonisation, an essential conference – that proved to be extremely popular last year – for senior logistics leaders and decarbonisation experts. We are thrilled to be offering a diverse speaker line up, from OEMs and leading logistics businesses to local authorities, the Minister for Energy, Efficiency and Green Finance and national infrastructure companies. 


“With the conference also providing attendees with the opportunity to network with some of the most influential and knowledgeable names in the sector, engage in discussions at the forefront of the industry, gain valuable insights from peers facing similar challenges and forge partnerships that will shape the future of sustainable logistics, we are confident that this not-to-be-missed event will help to drive meaningful change.” 


This event is priced at £199 + VAT for members of Logistics UK and £239 + VAT for non-members. For more information on the event including details on the full speaker line up and conference programme or to book your place, please visit: www.logistics.org.uk/deliveringdecarbonisation 


Additionally, Logistics UK has recently launched its brand-new Executive Membership which includes access to a number of events free of charge, including Delivering Decarbonisation. The Executive Membership combines senior level events and networking, the opportunity to influence Logistics UK’s policy priorities, quality insight and information, and bespoke advice and support. It offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to keep industry leaders abreast of key trends, policy issues and commercial risks across the supply chain. To find out more and to become an executive member of Logistics UK please visit www.logistics.org.uk/executivemembership/home. For existing Executive Members, to book your place on Delivering Decarbonisation, please visit: www.logistics.org.uk/executivemembership/events-and-networking/events/our-events 


Logistics UK is one of the UK’s leading business groups, representing logistics businesses which are vital to keeping the UK trading, and more than seven million people directly employed in the making, selling and moving of goods. With decarbonisation, Brexit, new technology and other disruptive forces driving change in the way goods move across borders and through the supply chain, logistics has never been more important to UK plc. Logistics UK supports, shapes and stands up for safe and efficient logistics, and is the only business group which represents the whole industry, with members from the road, rail, water and air industries, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers whose businesses depend on the efficient movement of goods.