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TRI’s 4th Annual Electric Vehicle Event

10 October 2018

Edinburgh Napier University is holding its 4th Annual Electric Vehicle Event on Wednesday 10th October 2018 at our Craiglockhart Campus.  Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure & Connectivity has confirmed that he will give the keynote address and the Scottish Government are sponsoring our event again this year.

Registration starts at 9.30am with presentations from 10am and an approximate end time of 4pm. There will be a display of electric vehicles and exhibition stands.  If you are interested in taking exhibition space, please email:  evseminar@napier.ac.uk or telephone 0131 455 2951.

EV Programme 2018.v2

Registration is now closed.

Exhibition space:

If you would like to book exhibition space, please contact Yvonne on 0131 455 2951 or email:  evseminar@napier.ac.uk

Our themes will be:

  • Policy issues & practice
  • Energy supply & infrastructure
  • Academic research & the User perspective
  • Air quality and health

Confirmed speakers:

Mattias Goldman, Fores from Stockholm, Sweden: ‘Fossil free transports 2030 – Sweden’s target and how EVs, e-roads, e-bikes and e-conferences help us reach the seven party-target.’

Dr Richard Mounce, University of Aberdeen:  ‘The ESPRIT one-way electric vehicle car-sharing system.’

Robert Evans, CENEX: “Using research and analysis to inform the business case for EV deployment.”

Barry Carruthers, Scottish Power: ‘Enabling the Acceleration of EVs.’

Stewart Reid, SSE:  ‘Networks and flexibility, the challenge and the opportunity.’

Dr Mark Miller, Edinburgh University:  ‘Diesel exhaust and your heart: a particularly small problem.’

Paul Blakeman, Urban Foresight:  The ‘MILL’ project.

Alister Hamilton, EVAS:  ‘Growing EVA Scotland.’

Mark Heard, Edinburgh Napier University graduate:  ‘Using home generated solar power for electric vehicles – user perspective.’

Prof Tariq Muneer:  ‘Will electric vehicles break the grid?’


The event details are subject to unforeseen change and the Transport Research Institute reserves the right to change the content of the programme and the speakers without prior notification.


10 October 2018
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Yvonne Lawrie
0131 455 2951


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