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Mar

Modeshift STARS Business Conference 31st March 2022

The ‘Modeshift STARS Business Conference: Supporting the journey to Net Zero’ is back as a live event!
Act TravelWise members will receive a discounted ticket to the event of £135.34.

About this event


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The one-day event will take place on Thursday 31st March at The Athena Conference Centre in Leicester, with this year’s theme being ‘Supporting the journey to Net Zero’. The conference is open to all including local authorities, transport consultancies, charities, NHS settings and workplaces – we can’t wait to see you there!

The ‘Modeshift STARS Business Conference: Supporting the journey to Net Zero’ is back as a live event!

 

Our agenda is coming along nicely, so make sure you don't miss out: 

9:30 – 10:00 Welcome and introduction – from Modeshift and Next PLC

  • Nick Butler, Modeshift
  • Sarah McAlinden, Next PLC

10:00 – 10:45 Session 1 - Earning your STARS – hear from organisations that have recently achieved Modeshift STARS Accreditation, and how they achieved it

  • Environment Agency (Invited)
  • Alison Holland, Rushden Lakes (Invited)
  • Christopher Chiswell, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
  • Daniel Sutherland, Nuffield Health, Brighton Hospital & Daniel Bianco, Brighton and Hove City Council 

11:15 – 11:45 Session 2 – Ensuring new housing developments promote and enable active and sustainable travel – presentations and discussion around how to ensure new housing developments promote and enable active and sustainable travel

  • Steve Chambers, Transport for New Homes
  • Heidi Pearson, Senior Marketing & Travel Plan Coordinator, Smarter Travel Limited

11:45 – 12:15 Session 3 - Securing corporate commitment to enable sustainable and active travel – presentations will focus on how to get businesses to sign up to Travel Plans, what needs to be included in business engagement programmes, and hints and tips for securing business engagement

  • Rachel Evans, Transport for West Midlands
  • Anna Newey, Mott MacDonald
  • Melanie Cannell, Birmingham City Council
  • Go Travel Solutions (Invited)

13:30 – 14:00 Session 4 - Securing effective Travel Plans through the planning process  presentations will focus on securing the delivery of Travel Plans through the development control process

  • Claire Fleming, Swindon Borough Council
  • Angela Harrison, Leicestershire County Council
  • Rachael Elliott, Leeds City Council (Invited)

14:00 – 15:15 Session 5 -Influencing travel behaviour - presentations will focus on initiatives and ideas to engage staff, including well-being and infrastructure adaptations

  • Tony Duckenfield, MD Beyond Logic Consulting
  • Peter Frost, Suffolk County Council
  • Andy Whincup, Sustrans
  • Emily Cherry, Bikeability Trust
  • Living Streets, Walking Works 

15:45 – 16:45 Session 6  Keynote speakers  hear from leaders in the industry

  • Jon Foley, In The Round
  • Department for Transport Representative 

16:45 - 17:30 Drinks Reception and Networking


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