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New conference to explore intermodal options

[ September 16, 2011   //   ]

Freight Business Journal is media partner in a new Waterfront Conference Company Interactive Symposium on Intermodal Freight Transport on 11 November. Hosted by specialist legal firm Bircham Dyson Bell’s central London offices, it seeks to maximise experience and knowledge in an interactive forum that will inject new thinking into a complex Government policy agenda. The overall objective is to explore how best to build an intermodal freight infrastructure in the UK through to the global economy.

Participants will look at new ways of embracing intermodality in freight movements whilst meeting the Government’s decarbonisation agenda. The event reports are sent to the Government’s freight policy committees.

Confirmed speakers include DfT’s head of freight policy and lorry charging, Nick Denton, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Steve Agg together with CILT Fellow Michael Woods, Rail Freight Group policy manager Maggie Simpson, Bisham Consulting director Stephen Rinsler, ELUPEG vice chairman Brian Bolum, secretary of the Independent Transport Commission, Dr Matthew Niblett, Michael Woods Fellow Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport UK, University of Westminster’s Dr Allan Woodburn, BDB partner Robbie Owen Partner BDB, managing director (logistics), DB Schenker Rail UK Dr Carsten Hinne and chair of CPRE South East Christine Drury.