7th Annual Electric Vehicle Event Programme – Road Transport

10:00Professor Tariq Muneer, Dr Viviani OnishiWelcome and Host
10:05Professor Peter Andras, Dean of SEBE and SoC, Edinburgh Napier UniversityWelcome Address
10:10Graeme Dey MSP, Minister for TransportKeynote Address
10:20Ruth White, The City of Edinburgh Council‘Strategies for the sustainable development of Edinburgh as we work towards carbon neutrality by 2030’
10:40Dr Jacopo Tattini, IEA‘IEA’s Global EV Outlook 2021 –  insights into the status and prospects of electric mobility worldwide’
11:00Professor Pablo Frías, Comillas University‘Electromobility in Spain: current status and future trends
11:20Dr Amela Ajanovic, Vienna University of Technology‘Electrification of transport: Major drivers and barriers’
11:40Dr Sgouris Sgouridis, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (UAE)‘Electric Vehicles in the UAE: Challenges and Opportunities’
12:00Lunch and comfort break
12:30Professor Nikos Hatziargyriou, National Technical University of AthensE-mobility for a clean future: Interaction of EV charging with the grid and future trends’
12:50Sveinung Kvalø, Norwegian EV Association‘User experiences and challenges in the mass market for EVs’
13:10Allan Paterson, Britishvolt‘Britishvolt and the design, development and integration of advanced Li-ion cell chemistry and technology’
13:30Alastair Walker, Lorit Consultancy GmbH‘Risk analysing AI for autonomous driving’
13:50Closing remarks Dr Viviani Onishi
14:00Event ends