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JUICE Conference Programme

08.00 Doors Open – Breakfast & Networking
08.45 JUICE Welcome
With special guest, science and automotive presenter Nicki Shields
09.00 Keynote Address: Gain an international perspective to learn more about what is really needed to move ahead with development of a world-class EV charging infrastructure.
Christina Bu, Secretary General, Norwegian EV Association – the world’s largest EV owner association
09.20 Sponsor Address: Joined-Up Thinking for Electrification
with The Algorithm People representative & TV presenter, Quentin Willson
09.40 The journey so far: How the industry is diversifying and strategies for the future
Luke Redfern, Regional Account Manager, Transport, Energy Saving Trust
09.55 Energy & the land asset model: How to leverage existing land space opportunities and the energy demand challenge
Toddington Harper, CEO & founder, GRIDSERVE
10.15 Refreshments
10.30 Inclusive e-Mobility: Planning and implementing an inclusive charging infrastructure network for the widespread transition to electric vehicles
Jacob Roberts, Infrastructure Strategy Specialist, CENEX

10.50 Policy: EV infrastructure/legislation and how the Electric Vehicle Energy Task Force is bringing the sector together to ensure readiness of EV uptake
Jonathan Murray, Policy and Operations Director, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership
11.05 Land-based sector: How Nottingham’s Go Ultra Low project is helping to support uptake for electric cars and other low emission vehicles across the city
Mark Daly, Senior Transport Planner, EV Chargepoint Manager, Nottingham City Council
11.20 Debate / Q&A: This is your chance to have your voice heard
hosted by television presenter Nicki Shields
11.50 Refreshments
12.00 Charging ahead: What needs to be done to upscale electric charging infrastructure and what type of companies are successfully investing?
Adrian del Maestro, Director of Research and Head of Global Thought Leadership in Energy at Strategy&, PwC
12.10 A view from the supply chain: Charging equipment and its connections; networks and energy management
Jeremy Yapp, Head of Flexible Energy Systems, BEAMA
12.30 OEMs: The automotive industry’s perspective towards the Road to Zero
David Wong Technology & Innovation Manager, SMMT
12.50 What lies ahead? Is it too easy to simply use the term ‘future-proofing’? Find out what this really means for the sector and you?
Richard McMahon, Professor of Power Electronics, University of Warwick
13.00 Debate / Q&A / Call to action: Another chance to have your voice heard
hosted by television presenter Nicki Shields
13.20 An audience with... Nicki Shields, TV presenter and current Formula E Pit Lane reporter – be fully immersed in the world of electric racing
13.35 Light lunch: Enjoy lunch on us and leave recharged!
14.30 JUICE Close

*Timings and speakers are subject to change.

Conference Speakers

Nicki Shields

Event Host
Nicki is a television presenter, live events host and YouTuber, familiarly known as the face of BBC’s FIA Formula E Championship, the electric street racing series.

Quentin Willson

The Algorithm People
Quentin Willson is an English TV presenter, motoring journalist, author, TV producer and former car dealer, perhaps most widely known as a presenter of the motoring programmes Britain's Worst Driver, Fifth Gear, and the original incarnation of Top Gear. 

Christina Bu

Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association
Christina is Secretary General of the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association, the world’s largest EV owner association. Norway has become the poster child for electric vehicle ownership and the country is the world’s biggest per-capita market for electric vehicles.

Jonathan Murray

Policy and Operations Director, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership
Jonathan is an environmental economist with more than 20 years’ experience of working in the automotive and fuel industries for companies including the Energy Saving Trust, the Motor Industry Research Association and Total Oil.

Jacob Roberts

Infratructure Strategy Specialist, CENEX
Jacob is Infrastructure Strategy Specialist at Cenex, the independent and impartial non-profit low carbon transport consultancy. Working with public and private sector organisations, Jacob provides plain-English strategic advice on the deployment of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

David Wong

David is Technology and Innovation Manager at the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) and is responsible for the Society’s technology and innovation portfolio which includes connected and autonomous vehicles, electro-mobility, hydrogen-mobility, digital and future mobility innovation, and design engineering.

Luke Redfern

Energy Saving Trust
Leading the DfT funded Local Government Support Programme at the Energy Saving Trust, Luke is a Clean Air Zone and Air Quality Policy specialist helping organisations to develop, deliver and analyse projects that improve air quality and accelerate the uptake of Low Emission Vehicles.

Toddington Harper

Toddington is CEO at GRIDSERVE, a tech-enabled international sustainable energy business, developing and operating solar energy and energy storage solutions for critical power infrastructure.

Mark Daly

Nottingham City Council
Mark is Senior Transport Planner & EV Chargepoint Manager at Nottingham City Council, a ‘Go Ultra Low’ city, where his work has led to the increased uptake of low/zero emission vehicles.

Richard McMahon

University of Warwick
Richard is a Professor at University of Warwick with research interests in power electronics and their application in automotive, energy storage, power distribution and renewable generation.

Jeremy Yapp

Jeremy is Head of Flexible Energy Systems at BEAMA, the UK trade association for manufacturers and providers of energy infrastructure technologies and systems, representing more than 200 companies.

Adrian del Maestro

Strategy& (PWC)
Adrian is Director of Research and Head of Global Thought Leadership in Energy at Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business. Along with leading the firm’s in-house research capabilities, he has written a number of publications ranging from energy transition and electric vehicles to the application of digital technologies in the oil and gas sector.