Parkex Hub - Seminar Sessions

The British Parking Association’s Parkex Hub once again hosted a number of free to attend seminar sessions. The programme was designed to offer visitors the opportunity to see the latest in technology and product development, debate on the future political landscape, and share knowledge and experience.

Sessions and speakers for 2019 included: 


The blue badge boom
Graham Footer, Disabled Motoring UK
Kelvin Reynolds, BPA 
Ben Stephens, London Borough of Merton
Stephen Goodall, Portsmouth City Council
Community champions
Hosted by: 
Anjna Patel, BPA Council / Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Stuart Harrison, BPA Council / UK Parking Control 
Jade Neville, BPA Council / OCS
Zoe Rudwick, BPA 
Jake England, North Essex Parking Partnership
Data day
Hosted by: Julian O'Kelly, BPA
Sessions included:
Alliance for Parking Data Standards
Nigel Williams, BPA Chair / Parking Matters 
EPA Representative
TRO Discovery Project
Jon Harrod Booth, Harrod Booth Consulting 
Abbas Lokat, GeoPlace
Steve Thompson, Steve Thompson Consulting 
Tom Pinchbeck, Department for Transport
Big picture data - how the use of data is making our cities smarter and our roads safer
Chris Cowen, Arup and Transport Technology Forum
Andy Dollin, Tonic Analytics 
Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019
Steve Clark, BPA
Sarah McLean, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
A conversation with Council
Hosted by: Caron Fassetta, BPA
Zulfi Ali, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and Chair of Eastern Group
Ian Goodwin, The Parking Consultancy and Chair of the Higher Education Group
Phil Hammer, Cambridgeshire County Council and Chair of the Operational Services Board
Peter Lowe, RTA Associates and Chair of the Parking & Transport Wales
John McArdle, Council Representative for London
Manny Rasores de Toro, Mr Parking Consultancy and Chair of the Parking Technology Group


Tech Talks
Hosted by: Anthony Eskinazi, JustPark
Richard Balch, Ford Smart Mobility
Dr Richard Fairchild, Autonomous Vehicle deployment at Aurrigo Pods
Neil Heron, GRID Smarter Cities
Gordon Telling, Transport Research Laboratory
Darren CapesDepartment for Transport
Facing the challenges of implementing and operating Clean Air Zones
Brought to you by our event Partner: JBW 
GDPR Revisited
Derek Millard-Smith, JMW
Grace O'Driscoll, JMW
Shining a light on car park fire safety
Hosted by: Russell Simmons, BPA Council /Stripe Consulting


Star Recruitment and training talent
Hosted by: Sarah Feeley, BPA
Joined by
Fiona Snelgrove, UK Parking Control
Unity Recruitment
Proud to be in Parking
Hosted by: Jade Neville, BPA Cpuncil / OCS Group
Hannah Fuller, PayByPhone
Edward Amusan, Comity Recruitment
Victoria Worboys, APCOA




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