Session overviews, presentation slides and speaker biographies

Peter Jones, Professor of Transport and Sustainable Development – UCL Centre for Transport Studies introduced the session with an overview of UCL's CREATE project.

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Session 1: Cities of the Future

The four presentations in this session covered: freight deliveries in London; how HS1 has transformed St Pancras station into a destination in itself; how car ownership is controlled in crowded Singapore; and how smart cities can benefit health and wellbeing in an increasingly urbanised world.

  • Scott Wilding, Transport for London
  • Wendy Spinks, HS1
  • Paul Minto, Addleshaw Goddard
  • James Paskins, Coordinator for the UCL Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities

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Session 2: Retail Logistics

This session looked at rail freight in London and how it can be part of a multi-modal delivery network; how the river Thames could be used much more efficiently for freight deliveries; and how logistics is increasingly about consolidation and multi-modal hubs. 

  • Maggie Simpson, Executive Director – Rail Freight Group
  • James Trimmer, Director of Planning and Environment – Port of London Authority
  • Jonathan Powling, Partner – Addleshaw Goddard

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Session 3: Technological Developments in Retail and Transport

This session discussed the ethics of technology and the value of digital infrastructure, which is becoming a separate asset class. It also examined the ownership and use of data and the potential for delivery drones.

  • Nathan Marsh, Intelligent Mobility Director, UK & Europe – Atkins
  • Russell Goodenough, Client Managing Director (Transport Sector) – Fujitsu
  • Damon Rosamond-Lanzetta, Partner – Addleshaw Goddard
  • Lauren Payne, Associate – Addleshaw Goddard

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Key Contacts

Paul Hirst

Paul Hirst

Partner, Global Infrastructure and Co-head of Transport
United Kingdom

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Damon Rosamond-Lanzetta

Damon Rosamond-Lanzetta

Partner, Co-Head of Tech Group
London, UK

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