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APSE Northern Professional Practice Forum 2016

APSE Northern Professional Practice Forum 2016

Alternative Fuels and Transport Compliance Seminar
Friday 30 September 2016
Leeds Civic Hall 

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This unique event will explain two main themes in the transport sector; alternative fuels and issues of transport compliance.

Bringing together expert speakers from across the sector and wider public services thisevent is designed to allow both a practical learning environment and a networking opportunity between colleagues in other APSE Northern councils.

We will explore:-
• How Leeds City Council has taken a ground-breaking approach to emission reductions with its own approach and fleet management strategy
• The need for emission reductions and the impact of emissions on public health
• Technical and manufacturing developments in compressed natural gas and electric vehicles
• The use of low emission and clean air zones

Then exploring issues of compliance for frontline fleet and transport managers we will
• The role of FTA and compliance issues
• DVSA enforcement issues
• Ergonomic driving from an HSE perspective
• Awareness and consideration of community cycling and cyclists

We will then round up with next steps solutions for local authorities.


Speaker presentations:

Councillor Lucinda Yeadon, Deputy Leader and Executive Member for Environment and Sustainability, Leeds City Council) and Neil Evans, Director of Environment and Housing, Leeds City Council

Dr Paul Whitaker, NHS Leeds

Philip Chance, Mercedes

Chris Brown, CMA EV Manager, Lookers Motors

Chris Snelling, Head of National & Regional Policy, FTA

Jim Chappell, Divisional Manager, Freight and Fleet, Transport & Travel Research Ltd

Andrew Jewitt, Contract Manager, Scotland & North East England (Vehicle Inspection Services Freight Transport Association) FTA

Paul Berriman, DVSA

Becky James, Team Leader – Road Safety (Education, Training and Publicity), and when Chymera, Project Officer, Leeds City Council

Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.






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