MORNING SESSION

9:00

Welcome & Opening Remarks from the Chair

 Derek Reilly

Derek Reilly

Founder, EV Review Ireland YouTube Channel

POLICY UPDATE & MARKET OUTLOOK

9:05

OPENING MINISTERIAL ADDRESS:

Getting ready for COP26 and how good policy is driving the mass adoption of electric mobility

Eamon Ryan T.D.

Eamon Ryan T.D.

Minister for Climate Action, Communication Networks and Transport

9:15

TAX SPOTLIGHT:

The transition to Electric Vehicles: Implications on taxation 

Professor John Fitzgerald

Professor John Fitzgerald

Research Affiliate, Economic and Social Research Institute and Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics, Trinity College Dublin

9:30

PANEL DISCUSSION:

OEM EV Strategy – where are we heading?

  • What is currently disrupting OEM thinking around EV development? 
  • What needs to change at a policy and technology level to expand the EV market?
  • Fuel Cell EV’s and hydrogen – is this the next big move for e mobility and decarbonisation innovation?

 

 Paddy Magee

Paddy Magee

Operations Director, Renault Group

CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE: DELIVERING FOR THE FUTURE

10:00

POLICY UPDATE

Current state of play for legislation and an update on the development of Ireland’s National Infrastructure Policy

  • The current legislation landscape and the trajectory to 2030
  • The development of Ireland’s first National Infrastructure Policy to drive a coordinated approach to charging
  • The ‘Just transition’ – what are the social and welfare implications of the EV transition
Aoife O’Grady

Aoife O’Grady

Principal Officer, Climate Action & Communications, Department of Transport

10:15

CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE OUTLOOK

John Byrne

John Byrne

Head of ESB ecars

10:30

 Networking & Virtual Exhibition Break

10:45

PANEL DISCUSSION:

Richard McElligott

Richard McElligott

McElligott Limited and Consulting Engineer, Cosgrave Property Group

Tomás Cowman

Tomás Cowman

Head of Construction, Lidl Ireland

Poppy Mills

Poppy Mills

UK Director, ubitricity

11:15

INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY:

The Electric Forecourt – reinventing the fuel station for the future

  • What are the current challenges for fuel companies doing more?
  • What are the solutions to this? 
  • How are fuel companies thinking about the role of EV charging in the forecourt of the future? 

 

Mark Woods

Mark Woods

Chief Supply Chain Officer, The Maxol Group

Brian Connolly

Brian Connolly

Senior Pricing Manager, Circle K

Kevin McPartland

Kevin McPartland

CEO, Fuels for Ireland

11:45

MARKET OUTLOOK:What you need to know about EV sales

Electric vehicle sales are surging due to a combination of policy support, improvements in battery technology and cost, more charging infrastructure being built, and new compelling models from automakers. Electrification is also spreading to new segments of road transport such as commercial vehicles and buses, setting the stage for huge changes ahead. This session looks at the main trends in the global auto market and the impact on energy, infrastructure and commodities.

 Andrew Grant

Andrew Grant

Senior Associate, BloombergNEF

12:00

 

Lunch Break, Networking & Exhibition Viewing

AFTERNOON SESSION

Choose your track

TRACK 1: PASSENGER & COMMERCIAL FLEET EV STRATEGY

TRACK 2: SMART CITIES & PUBLIC SECTOR FLEET ELECTRIFICATION

2:45

Closing Remarks & Conference Close