We are delighted to announce AFP’s first Annual Conference

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Despite forming in March 2020, this is the first time we have been able to have all our members in one place, due to coronavirus and we can’t wait!
Join us, hear from other fleet managers, ask questions, meet and chat with fellow AFP members.
The day will focus on EV deployment skills for Fleet Managers. Below is the agenda for the day:


09.30 Welcome & Update
09.40 Mercedes-Benz – Sponsor Address – Tom Brennan & Scott Edwards
10.00 Allstar Business Solutions & Mina – Sponsor Address – Ashley Tate (Mina) & Tom Rowlands (Allstar)
10.20 Session 1 – EV Charging Infrastructure – Office and Home.  EV hardware and software solutions for fleets – what are the options & how are fleets managing this complexity. Should we pay for the chargepoints for our drivers or not?

Panel members – Ashley Tate (Mina), Sara Sloman (Pay Thru), Duncan Webb (ISS), James Rooney (Centrica), Peter McDonald (Ohme), Alex Potts (BP Pulse)

Moderated by AFP Board Member James Pestell

11.00 Break
11.30 Session 2 – Delivering a Smart EV Highway Charging Solution for your Vehicles.  With the numbers of chargepoints in the UK still at a low level, hear from fleet experts about the best payment and EV Highway charge solutions for fleets.

Panel members – Matt Terry (Appyway), Tom Rowlands (Allstar), Chris Jackson (WSP), Matt Dale (Mitie)

Moderated by AFP Board Member Ric Baird

12.10 Session 3 – Using Data & Telematics to Optimise your Fleet and Monitor your EVs to Ensure Adequacy.  Telematics and Data Management has an important role to play in the ongoing roll out and monitoring of electric vehicles. Hear from the EV Telematics experts in the field about how best to manage your driver behaviours when it comes to charging, the vehicle & battery and also the cost of charging per mile.

Panel members – Lee Jackson (Marston Holdings), Dave Fisher (Enerdeo), Stewart Taylor (Police Scotland), Richard Parker (Webfleet), Chris Woods (Trakm8)

Moderated by AFP Board Member Stewart Lightbody

12.50 Lunch
13.45 Kerbside Charging Activities. The AFP and their data partner, Field Dynamics present the Kerbside Charging Data from the Top 20 UK Fleets, highlighting where we need charge points within a 5 minute walk from drivers homes and the next steps of this programme.

Paul Hollick & Charlie Gilbert (Field Dynamics)

14.00 Awards Ceremony
14.20 Session 4 – The Trouble with Vans.  Fleet Manager Panel session on the issues they have faced (or are facing) when deploying e-vans and how they are looking at deploying electric vans into their fleet over the next 5 years.

Panel members – Colin Hutt (Clarion Housing), Matt Hammond (Altrad), Stuart Murphy (Royal Mail), Steve Openshaw (Eric Wright)

Moderated by Paul Kirby (EV Cafe)

15.00 Session 5 – Salary Sacrifice Deployment – Uptake and Hints & Tips.  How to deployful a success EV Salary Sacrifice Scheme. Get the best hints & tips from the experts that run these schemes in the UK.

Panel members – Ali Argyll (Tusker), Tom Brennan (Mercedes-Benz), Ollie Boots (Octopus EV)

Moderated by Jeff Whitcombe, BCF Wessex

15.40 Wrap Up
15.45 Close
Confirmed guest speakers include:
  • Steven Openshaw, Eric Wright
  • Stewart Taylor, Police Scotland
  • Duncan Webb, ISS
  • David Fisher, VM O2
  • Stuart Murphy, Royal Mail
  • Lee Jackson, Marston Holdings
  • Colin Hutt, Clarion Housing
  • James Rooney, Centrica
  • Matt Hammond, Altrad
  • Tom Brennan, Mercedes-Benz
  • Ashley Tate, Mina
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  • Tom Rowlands, Allstar Business Solutions
  • Sara Sloman, Pay Thru
  • Peter McDonald, Ohme
  • Alex Potts, BP Pulse
  • Matt Terry, Appyway
  • Chris Jackson, WSP
  • Matt Dale, Mitie
  • Richard Parker, Webfleet
  • Charlie Gilbert, Field Dynamics
  • Ali Argyll, Tusker
  • Ollie Boots, Octopus Electric Vehicles
The conference is now fully subscribed.
We are operating a waiting list, so if you’d like to be added please email administration@theafp.co.uk.
We can’t wait to see you there!



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