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5th Annual Electric Vehicle Event

9 October 2019

£20 – £40

The University will hold its 5th Annual Electric Vehicle Event at our Craiglockhart campus on 9 October.

Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity will give the keynote address, while vehicles on display will include Kia’s e-Niro, car of the year, and VW’s e-Golf.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Andy Robinson, Head of ULEV delivery, Transport Scotland
  • Björn Hasselgren, Senior Advisor at the Swedish Transport Administration, who will speak about the electric road programme
  • Ellie Grebenik, Senior Programme Manager, Scottish Transport, Energy Saving Trust, on the e-bike grant fund scheme
  • James McKemey, Head of Insights, PodPoint, the UK’s leading provider of electric vehicle charging
  • Jonathan Cowie, School of Engineering and the Built Environment, on the SURFLOGH project
  • Colin Cochrane, Edinburgh Napier student, on his research on “Design of a Solar Sourced, Electrically Powered Rickshaw”
  • Keith Alcock, Edinburgh Napier student talking about his research on “The thermal management of Lithium-ion batteries using foam material”

Exhibition stands will include SWARCO, Peddlesmart, Electric Cycle Company, EVA Scotland and Co-Wheels Car Club.

If you are interested in attending, would like to exhibit at the event or like further information, email evseminar@napier.ac.uk or call 0131 455 2951.


9 October 2019
£20 – £40
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