Fleet Technology Congress 2018

Event Date



Full Day

Event Type

Key Themes:
Connected Cars, Data Sharing and Digitisation

The Event

The automotive industry is facing an unprecedented period of change as it experiences a revolution in the way vehicles are powered, operated and used. A new range of connected and increasingly autonomous vehicles will make transport smarter, safer and more efficient than ever. The data these vehicles generate is enabling an exciting range of new mobility services.

The event explored the latest developments in connectivity and autonomous technology.


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Highlighted Speakers

Adam Lawrenson, Executive Creative Director, Albion

An overview of the way new technology (AI, chat bots, social media, etc) is changing how companies interact with customers

Ashish Khanna, Partner, L.E.K. Consulting

The commercial perspectives of the emerging Multi-modal MaaS ecosystem

Charles Smith, CEO, Collision Management Systems

Using AI and data analytics to provide more efficient accident management

Chris Chandler, Principal Consultant, Lex Autolease

Chair: The Future and Electric Motoring Breakout Session

Chris Cheetham, Business Development, POD Point

Developments in charging points, where POD Point see the market going and what are the current barriers to success when it comes to BVRLA members putting more electric vehicles on their fleets

Chris Kirby; Co-Founder and CEO, Tomorrow's Journey Ltd

Chair: Digitisation Session

Danny Jones, CEO, Off Grid

Smart grid and how it can help reduce some of the infrastructure/charging headaches associated with running a large fleet of EVs from a single location

Dave Tanner, Senior Operational Costs Manager, Lex Autolease

Chair: Improving Fleet Technical and Operational Management Breakout Session

Edward Kulperger, Vice President Europe, Geotab

Speaker in Understanding Connectivity and Vehicle Data Session

Ella Taylor, Head of Future of Mobility, Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Ella will be discussing the government’s Future of Mobility Grand Challenge

George de Boer, Leader of Connected Car Initiatives, TomTom Telematics

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Jack Palmer; Specialist - Connected Car, SBD Automotive

Speaker in Understanding Connectivity and Vehicle Data Session

Jan Wouter Kleinjan, B2C Director Car Remarketing, LeasePlan Corporation

A leasing company launching a retail used car platform

Jeff Knight, Forecasting Editor, cap hpi

A run through of expected cars/models in 2019

Justin Benson, UK Head of Automotive at KPMG

KPMG Global Automotive Executive Survey

Matthew Caudle, VP of Fleet Partnerships, Insurance and Operations, Drover

Subscription-based used car rentals

Matt Dyer; Managing Director at LeasePlan and Chairman of BVRLA

Chairing the event

Matthias Wellers, MD, AVL Powertrain UK Ltd

An update on the outlook for petrol, diesel, hybrid, EV and other powertrains

Paul Campion; CEO at Transport Systems Catapult

Intelligent Mobility

Richard Billyeald, Chief Technical Officer, Thatcham

Speaker in Improving Fleet Technical and Operational Management

Rupert Armitage, Managing Director, Auto Windscreens

ADAS: what do we need to know and how will this change managing fleets

Toby Poston, Director of Communications and External Relations, BVRLA

Chair: Understanding Connectivity and Vehicle Data Breakout Session


  • Powertrains
  • ADAS
  • Intelligent mobility
  • Digitisation
  • Data sharing and GDPR
  • Improving Fleet Technical and Operational Management
  • The Future and Electric Motoring


Booking Conditions:
For more information on cancellations, postponing and substitutions, download the terms and conditions document.

Event sponsored by


'The Fleet Technology Conference was really worthwhile and gave invaluable insight into the growing importance of technology and data in our industry, and the potential changes that will happen in our industry as a result of new innovations'. (Siobhan Connelly; Fleet Alliance)

Event Venue

Williams F1 Conference Centre, Station Road, Grove, Oxfordshire OX12 0DQ

Events Contact

For all events queries, please call Fran Hampson, Events Manager on 01494 545703 or email: events@bvrla.co.uk

Download the 2018 events calendar here.

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