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Will everything be ‘driverless’ in the 4IR? – Emerging technologies in the UK transport sector

12/03/2018 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm

The panel will be asked to focus on electric and autonomous vehicles, and the wider use of digital technology in our transport and logistics industries.

  • What will automation in the transport and logistics sectors mean for consumers, transport workers, and businesses?
  • Can emerging technologies give us a cleaner, greener transport sector?
  • What can the internet of things and big data do for transport in the UK?
  • What are the policy implications for Government and the wider public?


12 March 2018, 15:15 – 16:45 –  Jubilee Room, House of Commons

The panel will include:

    • Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport
    • Paul Campion, Chief Executive of the Transport Systems Catapult
    • Mike Hawes, Chief Executive of the The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders
    • Prof Paul Newman, Founder of Oxbotica Ltd and BP Professor of Information Engineering at the University of Oxford
    • Lilian Greenwood MP, Chair of the Transport Select Committee (TBC)


3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
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