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|Day One - Tuesday 18 October 2016||Day Two - Wednesday 19 October 2016|
Registration open - coffee available in the Fuels and Fleet exhibition
Welcome from the Chair
Mike Underhill - Chief Executive, EECA
MINISTERIAL ADDRESS - The government's priorities for the transport sector
Hon Simon Bridges - Minister of Transport
|9:25||Extended Q&A with the Minister|
LEADERS' PANEL DISCUSSION - A transport sector revolution underway
Hear from the transport sector leaders on the issues that matter to you - in this session our panelists will answer questions submitted by delegates on hot topics facing the industry now and in the near future. Topics covered include challenges posed by intelligent transport systems and other fast moving technologies, where to next with fuel/vehicle options for fleets, health and safety legislation, driver training and more.
Mike Noon - GM Motoring Affairs, AA
Facilitator - Mike Underhill - Chief Executive, EECA
||10:30||Morning break and refreshments in the 'Fuels and Fleet' exhibition|
Paris 2020: The transport sector's role in meeting our emissions reduction target
In July 2015, the New Zealand Government announced that our post-2020 climate change target is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. How will we achieve this? And what role can the transport sector play? This session will look to answer these questions so you know where your business fits in the solution.
Stuart Frazer - Director, Frazer Lindstrom
Wiri biodiesel project
Z Energy is commissioning New Zealand’s first commercial-scale biodiesel plant in 2016, blending locally produced tallow and methanol to create an alternative to diesel that is better for the environment. Z has almost completely prescribed the supply from its plant (20 million litres) from existing customers, including Fonterra, NZ Post, Fulton Hogan and Air New Zealand, and the remainder will be available at selected Z stations. Z will provide an update which includes where to next for Z Energy and biofuels.
Matt Stewart - Key Commercial Customer Manager, Z Energy
Latest fleet vehicle trends and connected vehicles
There will be more change in the new vehicle space over the next 10 years than there has been over the last 60 years. New Zealand fleet managers and the transport sector will need to plan for smart vehicles, changes in the fuel mix and for progress towards autonomous vehicles. This is a big challenge if New Zealand is assumed to be a ‘technology taker’ and the pace of technology based change is increasing:
David Crawford – Chief Executive, Motor Industry Association
|12:45||Lunch Break in the Fuels and Fleet exhibition|
Fleet stream - Marlborough Rooms
EXPERT PANEL: The biggest fleet management opportunities with QUESTION TIME
Our panel will discuss some of the biggest improvement opportunities facing New Zealand fleet managers today covering technology, emissions, tyres, vehicles and drivers. Time will also be allowed for pre-Summit questions submitted by delegates.
Ian Gordon - GM Fleet, NZ Bus
Facilitator: John Doesburg - Programme Manager, Heavy Transport, EECA
PRESENTATION: The foundation of a safe driving programme is high quality data
GPS technology can deliver ready accessibility of data and information through driver behaviour analytics and real-time safety tools. That provides fleet owners with the right information at the right time to enable drivers to make better driving choices. Data generated by vehicle events takes driver behaviour modelling to the next level; supporting benchmarking of drivers, vehicles and organisations, and population based modelling of unsafe driving behaviours.
Tony Warwood - General Manager ANZ, EROAD
Practical H&S systems implementation in a transport business
TIL Freight has first-hand knowledge about the amount of effort needed to comply with the new legislation and what fleet organisations need to focus on. Safety is not a straightforward journey by any account, but there are some tips and lessons that can be learned from those already familiar the journey.
Jo Dando - National Health Safety and Quality Manager, TIL Freight
Fuels stream - New Zealand Rooms
An evolving retail market
The retail fuel market in New Zealand has undergone significant change over the past decade. This panel will discuss the current state of play, and what they expect for the future:
Tim Ellis - Managing Director, G.A.S
Facilitator - Mark Stockdale - Principal Advisor - Regulations, AA
Presentation: The Christchurch City Council's electric vehicle programme
How is Christchurch promoting the uptake of electric vehicles? Christchurch City Council is involved with a range of electric vehicle initiatives for the City including:
Kevin Crutchley - Resource Efficiency Programme Manager, Christchurch City Council
Presentation: A car-sharing future for New Zealand
A negative emissions fleet sharing solution could well be the way for many organisations and individuals to best manage their urban transport requirements and tackle emissions obligations with one fell swoop. Erik will address some of the key questions such as:
Erik Zydervelt – Co-founder & CEO, MEVO
||3:30||Afternoon break & refreshments in the Fuels and Fleet exhibition|
|4:00||All delegates return to the Main Plenary - New Zealand Rooms|
Stories from the front line
Five sector updates from the Summit exhibitors
Latest information: The Government's Electric Vehicles Package
The package announced in May is intended to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) uptake to 2% of the light vehicle fleet (64,000 vehicles) by 2021 and to 2% of the heavy vehicle fleet by 2025. The set of initiatives is worth around $100 million over five years. This session will provide the latest details around:
Elizabeth Yeaman – General Manager Transport, EECA
Presentation: Linking urban freight, alternative fuels, air quality, emissions reporting and diesel engine technology
Freight industry developments currently being rolled out in Europe will end up impacting the New Zealand sector. This presentation will consider the key drivers of these changes in Europe and how they will affect all of us here in the New Zealand transport sector. Some of the developments will have far-reaching consequences.
Matthew Noon – Principal Transportation Planner, Abley Transportation Consultants
|5:15||Summary remarks from the Chair|
||5:20 - 7:00||Networking drinks in the Fuels and Fleet exhibition|
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