Speaker line-up announced for leading industry conference

The speaker line-up has been released for the Conference programme at the annual industry show hosted by UKIFDA, the trade association for the liquid fuel industry.

Industry conference highlights include Future Fuels and Future Trucks roundtables as well as theft and recruitment.

The insightful Conference Programme will hear from key thought leaders in the sector as they address some of the industry’s main challenges.

Kicking off the proceedings will be prominent industry voice, Rupert Turner, managing director for UK Marketing at Phillips 66, who will welcome everyone with his keynote address.

Next in the schedule is a ‘Future Fuels Roundtable’ where John Weedon, director of Mitchell & Webber, will explore the progress being made, while environmental scientist Gloria Esposito, director of sustainability for Zemo, will share the latest on the new British Standard for sustainability and how the industry can use audit techniques. They will be joined by industry trade association CEOs, Ken Cronin from UKIFDA and OFTEC’s Paul Rose, and market expert James Spencer, CEO of Portland Fuels.

Tackling the tricky issues

Two of the major fuel related issues of 2022 will be considered in the ‘Present Fuels’ session with a Fuel Theft Taskforce representative of the British Transport Police brining us up to date on fuel theft, and Steve Clarke from HMRC Fuel Duty, Excise & Environmental Taxes considering the red diesel legislation changes.

Taking a look back at supply and pricing last year and considering how we work together to avoid a supply crisis in the future will be Portland Fuels CEO, James Spencer, Elizabeth De Jong, CEO of UKPIA and UKIFDA CEO, Ken Cronin in the ‘Pricing, Supply and Energy Security’ session.

‘The Future for Trucks’ will be packed with advice on incoming truck technology from hydrogen and electric to bioenergy or hybrid and, most importantly, what distributors should choose and when, from a number of highly knowledgeable speakers. Those contributing their insights include a senior official for the Department for Transport, managing director Amanda Lyne, from hydrogen and fuel cell technology sector specialist ULEMCo Ltd, renewable biomethane supplier CNG Fuels’ CEO Philip Fjeld, and EV expert Tevva marketing director, David Thackray.

There will be more vital insight on the topic of ‘Recruiting in a High Employment World’ from global lubricants and fuel recruitment expert James Moorhouse, director at ABN Resource, and energy sector specialist Jason Crispin, business development manager for GI Group who will be looking at how to future proof your talent pipeline.

The conference is delivered at the one day UKIFDA Annual Show & Conference in Coventry on May 10th. Don’t miss your opportunity to benefit from these invaluable sector insights register your attendance here: