Moving People, Changing Expectations - conference on Climate change
- On Behalf Of John Smart
Subject: [UTSG] IHT/TRL/WRA conferecne on Climate change
Jim Fitzpatrick Parliamentary Under Secretary for DfT has confirmed he
will open the conference and will outline the government's response to
the challenge posed for the future of transport from the effects of
Special student arrangements are available please contact me
Moving People, Changing Expectations
2 October 2008
Royal Over-Seas League
Park Place, St James's Street
London SW1A 1LR
The conference will inform transport professionals of the current
position within climate change and how it is currently affecting
Highways and Transportation, and how these effects will change in time.
It will report on the latest thinking on how to deal with these impacts
and assess how key actors in the UK and overseas are responding. The
conference will also consider the rising pressure to reduce carbon
emissions from both operations and construction/maintenance and decipher
the tools available to enable practitioners to calculate them. The
conference will showcase a report on the findings of the IHT's own study
into Sustainable Transport..
Key topics will include:
* The current state of science
* Is climate change a risk issue?
* The robustness of the road asset
* Impacts on network users
* Bali and beyond - setting the international scene
* Where now for sustainable transport?
* Challenges for road transport
* Carbon calculators
* Practical solutions for emissions
All enquiries, bookings and payments to:
Events Co-ordinator, Institution of Highways & Transportation, 6
Endsleigh Street, London WC1H 0DZ
t: +44 (0)845 337 2222 f: +44 (0)845 337 2223 e: conferences@...
John Smart BSc C. Eng FIHT MICE
Deputy Chief Executive
Director of Technical Affairs
t: +44(0)20 7391 9977
f: +44(0)20 7387 2808
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