2023 Agenda

Tuesday 06 June 2023

Parkex Hub sponsored by


The future of kerbsides and parking in town centres

10:00 - 11:00
  • Kerbside strategy
  • Moving traffic enforcement
  • Tackling Blue Badge fraud with technology
  • Connected and autonomous vehicles as part of a safer, cleaner and smarter world
  • Action plan for zero-emission powered light vehicles: last-mile deliveries
  • Panel Q&A

Keynote from DfT Minister

11:00 - 12:30

Transport Technology Forum Showcase

12:30 - 13:30
  • Updates on current traffic and technology department projects
  • National Persistent Evaders Database
  • National Parking Platform Manchester Pilot and similar European platforms
  • National Parking Platform – a Local Authority Perspective
  • Standardisation of digital Traffic Regulation Orders
  • Panel Q&A

Sponsor briefing: Flowbird

13:30 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:30

Inclusivity and accessibility in parking services

14:30 - 15:45
  • Ensuring the digitalised shift is inclusive to all
  • Frictionless parking payments & customer-friendly technology 
  • Inclusive payment technologies 
  • Making appeals customer friendly 
  • Raising standards in accessible parking facilities 

The future of car parks

15:45 - 17:00
  • Evaluating and maximising car parks as a built environment asset
  • Destination Park Active
  • Car Parks Design Guide
  • Future of car parks and customer experience 
  • Reducing carbon footprint and disruption with modular car park technology 

EV Infrastructure Theatre sponsored by


Taking a system thinking approach to decarbonising transportation and mobility

09:50 - 10:35
  • Giles will discuss the need to consider the move to electric traction within the wider system of modes, services and supporting infrastructure and highlight how considering the system as a whole can deliver wider benefits

EV charging infrastructure – the Oxfordshire approach

10:45 - 11:30
  • Building a strategy – involving others and understanding what is possible
  • Solutions for those without their own driveway
    o Hubs
    o Kerbside domestic energy solutions
  • What’s next? The next challenges we face – and some possible solutions.

Creating a fleet charging network

11:30 - 11:55
  • Providing Nottingham City Council’s experience of building an EV charging network including the challenges, how to overcome them and the opportunities presented by working in partnership with other public sector organisations

Roadside infrastructure, where are we and where are we going?

12:00 - 12:25
  • What is the state of play with roadside charging infrastructure, and what does the future hold?

EV charging challenges around the world: Insights and solutions

12:35 - 13:00
  • What are the key challenges hindering the growth of EV charging infrastructure around the world?
  • Dunstan Power will look at the current state of EV charging, exploring the obstacles faced by charging station providers - with insights on factors such as standardisation, charger availability, high costs, and more.
  • Dunstan will also examine potential solutions to these challenges and explore ways to make EV charging more accessible and efficient. Join Dunstan as he covers the pressing global issues facing the EV charging industry today


13:00 - 14:30

Connecting your community

14:30 - 14:55
  • The presentation will cover turning surface carparks into secure EV charging and storage carparks for local residents
  • As well as, solutions to provide local residents with secure EV charging space out of normal trading hours, generating additional revenue

Pedal to the pavement

15:05 - 15:30
  • Helping more people switch to EVs sooner with easier, cheaper, greener public charging

Making 99% charger availability the norm, not a target

15:35 - 16:00
  • The UK Government has set an ambitious target of 99% for charger availability and achieving this will be just as important as installing new chargers to meet EV driver demand and support EV adoption
  • Yunex Traffic considers what it will take to ensure the EV charging infrastructure deployed across the UK is reliable and available, and not only fit for purpose, but fully optimised, providing the travelling public the confidence to move to EVs and ensuring maximum return on CPO investment.

Wednesday 07 June 2023

Parkex Hub sponsored by


Innovation Trail

13:30 - 14:30
  • Meet the finalists

Small/Start-up Category

Barbour Logic – Stand P541

VertexGIS Limited – Stand P256


Medium/Large Category -  

AES Global -P501

Appyway- P154

Buchanan Computing-A1

Controlfreq- P259

Metric – P110

Planet  - P362

Unity 5 Ltd ( Zat Park)  - P151


Vote here:




14:30 - 15:30

Women in Parking Group

15:30 - 16:30

In this session the panel will look at how we can work together to create a safer parking community and look at the next steps for the Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls campaign. We will discuss partnerships, the use of technology and look at what is already being done within the sector.

  • Culture and how we can help
  • BPA Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls Campaign
  • Technology and the Parking Sector – How they can come together
  • Case Studies of what we as a sector can do now towards making parking safer

Drinks reception: sponsored by DCBL

16:30 - 17:00

EV Infrastructure Theatre sponsored by



10:00 - 10:10

Delivering accessible EV charging infrastructure

10:10 - 11:30
  • Accommodating an effective charging infrastructure that provides equality of access for those without driveways.
  • Understanding PAS 1899 for on-street and off-street provision
  • Procurement guidance
  • BPA standards and accreditations
  • Understanding the hazards of poor parking management of e-bike hire schemes for blind pedestrians.

Enabling seamless EV charging payments

11:30 - 12:45
  • Data standards and interoperability
  • Learning from our European partners
  • Stakeholder engagement and collaboration
  • Enforcement strategies and compliance solutions

Futureproofing our EV charging infrastructure

12:45 - 14:30
  • Support business planning with data insights and tools
  • Preparing for future legislation
  • Guidance for meeting current standards
  • Funding models for EV Infrastructure
  • Public/private sector collaboration
  • Community charging and rural locations

Thursday 08 June 2023

Parkex Hub sponsored by

EV Infrastructure Theatre sponsored by


The Outlook for UK EV Charging

09:50 - 10:15
  • Overview of EV / charging trends at global / UK level
  • Consolidation in EV charging
  • UK EV charging value chain
  • Challenges and opportunities for EV charging in UK
  • Outlook for fleet decarbonisation 

Charging Towards a Greener Future: Coventry's Charging Infrastructure Programme

10:25 - 10:55
  • How has Coventry City developed the largest charging network in the UK
  • What have been the approaches taken to procurement and funding to get it there
  • What have been the challenges, and how have they been overcome?



"Plug and Charge” enabling a better than ‘contactless’ experience

11:05 - 11:30
  • A summary of enablers and game changers needed to make the charging eco-system as frictionless as possible for customers

Exhibition & Networking

11:30 - 12:00

Panel: What can be done to make charge points ready for all?

12:00 - 13:00
  • What steps need to be taken to expand the charge point network?
  • What of the relevant legislation around charge points?
  • How can expansion be undertaken in a socially equitable manner, taking into account socio-economic disparities across the country as well as disabled road users?


13:00 - 14:00

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Working Group Update, 2023 Road Map

14:00 - 14:25
  • The Transport Technology Forum’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Working Group is committing to producing further guidance designed to help council officers’ rollout the required infrastructure to keep pace with the adoption of Electric Vehicles.