The 3rd Annual Sustainable Travel & Technology Expo, including the LSTF National Conference

Smarter Travel 2015 Conference Programme

5 February 2015 - Optional Morning Sessions

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Optional morning workshops & site visits

Please note: attendance at the optional sessions must be pre-booked. Optional Session Booking link will be sent along with the delegate confirmations the week before the event.

5 February 2015 - Day 1


Delegate Registration

Delegates collect badges and event guide, and enjoy pre-event networking in the exhibition


Keynote presentations

Sustainable Travel for Smarter Cities

Chaired by: Geoff Inskip - Chief Executive, Centro

Baroness Kramer, Minister of State for Transport

Paul Zanelli - Chief Technology Officer, Transport Systems Catapult

Andrew Cleaves, Principal and Chief Executive, Birmingham Metropolitan College. Board Director, Responsible for Transport, GBSLEP (invited)


Creating great places to live, work and play

My perfect neighbourhood - video presentation by local children

Keynote speakers joined by:

Tim Stonor - CEO, Space Syntax



Refreshments served in the exhibition area

Speed Learning
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Speed Learning provides a fast-moving discussion platform for knowledge sharing, and helping LSTF teams to network with each other.

The 25 case studies will be presented simultaneously at ‘bar tables’ marked by numbered balloons, in 5 – 12 minute sessions.

The case studies will be short presentations followed by discussion. A horn will be sounded when it is time to change tables.

Introducing the inaugural Smarter Travel Awards...


Smarter Travel Awards


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The Smarter Travel Awards recognise engaging marketing campaigns, technical innovation, improved journeys and measurable behaviour change. Find out why you should enter

Drinks will be served following the speed learning session, whilst the winners of the inaugural Smarter Travel Awards are announced.



Delegates adjourn to the exhibition area, for networking drinks and awards winners photos


Welcome to the evening reception

Host to be announced


Informal Networking Drinks

Served in the exhibition area


Day 1 closes

6 February 2015 - Day 2






Optional morning run

Contact Rachel Evans, Atkins for details.




Breakfast Briefing

Selling mobility as a service
Sampo Hietanen, CEO, ITS Finland

Intelligent Mobility Platform
Karla Jakeman, Portfolio Manager, Innovate UK

Total Mobility is almost here but who will be the Amazon?
Jonathan Bray, Director, PTEG



Refreshments served in the exhibition


Streamed Sessions

Delegates choose 1 of 4

The streamed sessions are delivered against three formats:

1. Classic - In-depth presentations

2. Rapid - Stimulating short talks followed by discusison

3. Pecha Kutcha - Presentation of 20 images, each for 20 seconds

Hall 8a


1. Technology & Data: Transforming Travel

Format: Rapid

Chair: Alex Burrows, Atkins

The impact of the smartphone 'Transport Apps and Data'

Jonathan Raper, CEO, Placr /

National Smart Mobility Living Lab
George Hazel, Smart Mobility Integrator, Scottish Enterprise

How technologies can create a better customer experience for commuters
James Datson, Atkins & Chris Perry, Centro 

Smart Cities Platforms and Applications Powered by Big Data
Matt Simmons, INRIX

A story of A to Be, from was to is? Enabling seamless, reliable journeys with TomTom Multinet-R maps and Traffic Data.
Douglas Gilmour, UK & Ireland Key Account Manager, Tom Tom

Hall 8b


2. Smarter to work and education

Format: Pecha Kucha

Chair: Conrad Jones, Centro

Managing surface access to Heathrow
Theo Panayi, Sustainable Transport Manager, Heathrow Airport Ltd

Creating an LSTF legacy through use of the Smartgo business engagement model
Andrew Bannister - Head of Group CSR, Volkswagen UK

Travel Choices for Job Seekers
Helen Ramsden, Head of Travel Choices, TfGM

Partnership model for lowering barriers to employment
Steve Burd, Managing Director, Stagecoach Midlands

Workplace, university and schools challenges in partnership with TravelWest
Abigail Smith, Sub Regional Business Engagement Coordinator, West of England LSTF & Scott Davidson, Head of Workplaces, Sustrans

Delivering PTP in North Coventry with deprived communities
John Geelan, Steer Davies Gleave & Rachel Evans, Centro

Executive Room 2


3. Harnessing the community to innovate

Format: Rapid

Chair: Cllr. Judith Rowley, Lead Centro Member for Green and Accessible Transport

How to work with the community to redesign streets
Flo Marshall, Urban Designer for Community Street Design, Sustrans

How to work with the community to redesign streets - using permanent & temporary infrastruture
Jon Little, Director, Bespoke Transport Planning

Community Funding Project
Harris Vallianatos, Travel Smart Team Manager, Surrey County Council

Sentiment Mapping - Analysis of social media to improve passenger experience
Mike Saunders, Commonplace & Royal College of Art & Stephen Boyd Davis, Professor of Design Research, Royal College of Art

The next steps for PTP - Working with communities
Cliff Jones, Director, Go Travel Solutions Ltd. & Jon Harris, Director, Harris Ethical Ltd

Hall 7 (4th Floor)


4. Enabling Walking and Cycling

Format: Pecha Kucha

Chair: Chris Hanley, Atkins

Get Active in Greater Manchester
Carragh Teague, Walking Officer, TfGM

Let’s Walk
Jenni Wiggle, Director of Delivery, Living Streets

Shared bicycle systems for corporates and small businesses
Andy Edney, Brompton Bike Hire

Access to Education
Gary Shipp, National Project Coordinator, Sustrans

Top Cycle Locations
Alison Kennedy, Centro & Daniel Morris, Cycling Development Officer,Bikeright

The CTC Big Bike Revival
Amy Boyle, Director of Strategy, Diva Creative



Delegates adjourn to the exhibition area, for refreshments.


Streamed Sessions

Delegates choose of 4


Hall 8a


5. Passenger Transport - Passenger information, ticketing and promotion

Format: Petcha Kucha

Chair: Dr. John McCarthy, Atkins

The Passenger View
Anthony Smith, CEO, Passenger Focus

Bus Boost
Louise Fannon, Programme Manager, SYPTE

Mobi-Wallet - European mobile ticketing demonstration project
Mark Fell - Divisional Manager, TTR

Smart Ticketing for Greater Manchester
Nathan Marsh, Director, EY

TfL’s Countdown project
Rumiya Uddin, Service Delivery Manager, Technical Services Group, Transport for London

Journey Planning for Newcastle and Leicestershire
Rob Murray, Senior Consultant, Steer Davies Gleave
Fiona Walker, Lecestershire County Council



Hall 8b


6. Smarter Travel and the Wider Policy Agenda

Format: Classic

Chair: Chris Perry, Centro

Peak Car: Implications for policy
Professor David Metz, UCL

De-carbonising transport
Professor John Whitelegg, Stockholm Environment Institute

Visions of 2030
Professor Miles Tight, Birmingham University


Executive Room 2


7. Transport Systems Approach

Format: Classic 

Chair: Martin Tugwell, Transport Systems Catapult

The Whole Journey Concept
Martin Tugwell, Transport Systems Catapult

Interconnect: Improving the journey experience
Jason Smith, Project Director City-ID

Taking forward a 'Connected Approach' to LSTF delivery in the West Midlands
Richard Lawrence, LSTF Programme Executive, Centro

How Big Data can support multi-modal, whole system, transport planning and operations
Tom Deacon, Enterprise Intelligence, EY



Hall 7 (4th Floor)


8. LSTF Learning and Legacy - Platform for the Future

Format: Petcha Kucha

Chair: Jason Torrance, Sustrans

Lessons and challenges for sustainable transport in Brighton & Hove
Ian Davey, Cllr, Brighton and Hove Council

10 years of smarter travel - Lessons learned
Rizwan Hemraj, Peterborough City Council/ Jennie Ward, Atkins

Sustainable transport an ‘enabling’ investment in major transport schemes
Chris Hardwick, Mott McDonald

LSTF & the Love to Ride platform - what we've learned and how it has shaped legacy
Sam Robinson, General Manager, Love to Ride

Challenges, successes and future plans for smarter travel projects
Laura Shoaf, Director of Transport, WMITA

CIVITAS and CIVINET: Promoting sustainable urban mobility
Chris Hadfield, National Network Manager, CIVINET UK & Ireland




Lunch served in the Exhibition area.


Streamed Sessions

Delegates choose of 4

Hall 8a


9. Shared Transport

Format: Rapid

Chair: Martyn Brunt, Sustrans

The Sharing Economy
Alastair Budge,  Justpark

Recent Developments in Public Bike Share
Rob Grisdale, Managing Director, Nextbike UK

The Challenges and Successes of setting up a Public Bike scheme
Lynsey Brookfield, Team Leader for Road Safety and Integrated Transport & Rudo Beremauro, Integrated Transport and Road Safety Team Management & Delivery,Slough Borough Council 

From Ownership to Access
Peter Miller, CEO, ITO World

2+Car-Share - Identity, technology and connectivity
Craig Barrack, CEO, Carbon Heroes



Hall 8b


10. Marketing - Enabling two-way communication

Format: Classic

Chair: Eleni Harlan, Steer Davies Gleave

Behaviour change model to influence travel choice
Ashley Dalton, Ideas in Motion Manager, Southend Borough Council

Life Transitions Project
Phil Wright, LSTF Travelwest Engagement & Support Services Manager, Bristol City Council & Sara Sloman, LSTF Business Engagement Manager, Steer Davies Gleave

How can we innovate in PTP
James Cleeton, National Project Co-ordinator, Sustrans

How ‘gamification’ delivered through technology can create long-term modal shift. Case studies of the PleaseCycle and Stravel platforms
Ronan Carter, Director, YOMP

Executive Room 2


11. Tourism, events & recreational travel

Format: Classic

Chair: Rachel Evans, Atkins

Partnerships and Progress
Dr Jo Guiver, Researcher, University of Central Lancashire & Dr Davina Stanford, Senior Lecturer, Leeds Beckett University

Going smarter to events
Derek Halden , Director, DHC Loop Connections

The Beach Bus – sun, sand and free ice cream!
Nat Taplin, Sustainable transport officer, New Forest National Park


Hall 7 (4th Floor)


12. Making the case

Format: Petcha Kucha

Chair: Melissa Henry, Sustrans

The economic case for active travel interventions
Philip Thiessen, Head of Investment Appraisal Scrutiny, Department for Transport

Cost-benefit claims and estimated economic benefits of successful LSTF projects
Colin Black, Director, Contemporary Transport

Embedding Innovation in Investment Decision Making
Andrew Payne, Transport Systems Catapult

Relieving congestion and cutting carbon: evidence from Greater Manchester, Leicestershire and South Hampshire
Professor John Preston, University of Southampton

Using Geographical Information Systems to monitor and make the case
Joanne Keay, Staffordshire County Council & Dan Saunders, Basemap 

Valuing the Walk to School
Tim Fitches, Living Streets


Comfort break


Closing Plenary

Closing Keynote - Norman Baker MP
(former Minister of Transport who established the LSTF)

Chaired by: Tony Meehan, Director, Atkins


Event close

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Partnering publications and organisations:

ACT Travelwise
CTC: The national cycling Charity
Campaign for Better Transport
Local Transport Today
Parking Review

Organised by:

RTIG Inform
Transport Planning Society
Smarter Travel 2015 is the successor of both Landor LINKS' highly successful 'Re-Booting Smarter Travel' and 'Mainstreaming Smarter Travel' events.

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Smarter Travel 2015
5–6 February 2015 ICC Birmingham
Diva Creative
Steer Davies Gleave
Department for Transport

Supported by:

Transport Systems Catapult

Sponsored by:

Department for Transport
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