The agenda for the EV SUMMIT 2024 has been announced

  • The EV SUMMIT in Oxford on July 15-16 focuses on EV sales, adoption barriers, and charging infrastructure.
  • Day one addresses adoption challenges, covering affordability, accessibility, and market expansion.
  • Day two explores future strategies and technologies, focusing on scaling infrastructure, smart integration, and making charging work for consumers.

The EV SUMMIT is returning in July 2024, and we have our first look at the two-day agenda

The EV SUMMIT is back in Oxford, UK, on the 15th and 16th of July, brought to you by Green.TV Media, with Headline Partner, Auto Trader. The event promises to delve deep into the world of EVs. The two-day summit will focus on boosting sales, breaking down barriers to mainstream adoption, and ensuring that the nation’s charging infrastructure is up to scratch. 

The agenda for this year’s event has been revealed.

Featuring an array of keynote addresses from some of the nation’s preeminent emobility leaders, local authority engagement, and panel discussions hosted by EV trailblazers and industry giants, this year’s EV SUMMIT is not one to miss. 

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Both days feature ample time for networking. This process is aided by an exclusive app, purpose-built to streamline your experience. 

The keynote speakers for day one include: 

  • A welcoming address from Ade Thomas – Founder of the EV SUMMIT and Green.TV Media
  • Marc Palmer – Head of Strategy & Insights, Auto Trader
  • Vicky Read – CEO, ChargeUK
  • Jonathan Goodman – Head of UK and Ireland, Polestar
  • Andrew Pilkington – Deputy CEO, VinFast
  • Gareth Dunsmore – EMobility Transformation Director, Nissan

Day one focuses on addressing key challenges hindering the widespread adoption of EVs. Auto Trader leads a panel discussing how the industry can better tackle the challenges of EV affordability. Following this, EY highlights the success stories of British EV businesses expanding into the US market. As the Headline partner for the upcoming US EV SUMMIT, EY is a central figure in the booming EV industry in the US

Paythru explores solutions to the crucial struggle of payment anxiety surrounding EV charging. With a focus on fleet and mainstream users, the panel will dissect the challenges and discuss the solutions for both groups. Evolt Charging will then delve into strategies for unlocking revenue opportunities within EV infrastructure. Lastly, Vauxhall will lead a discussion on how the industry can bridge the gap between customer expectations and existing charging infrastructure. Being upfront and informative about the EV lifestyle is essential to easing the transition.

The keynote speakers for day two will be:
  • Roel Vissers | Chief Commercial Officer, Milence
  • Aleksandra O’Donovan – Head of Electrified Transport, BloombergNEF
  • Bill Esterson – Shadow Minister (Transport), UK Parliament
  • Oxana Grishina – Head of Section, Business & Transformation, Hyundai
  • Richard Matkin – Executive Director – Program Management, Vehicle Concepts, Chery
  • With a closing summary from Erin Baker – Editorial Director, Auto Trader

Day Two shifts its focus towards innovative strategies and technologies driving the future of EV adoption and infrastructure. Konect will kick the day off with their panel discussion. Charge Guru will then explore strategies beyond public charging, and how we can empower EV users with alternative solutions.

Plug Me In presents a vision for reimagining EV adoption through game-changing investments and accelerated technology deployment. Virta then dives into the complexities of scaling up EV infrastructure and energy management solutions. Lastly, EcoFactor showcases the revolutionary potential of integrated technology and AI in charging. As a leading Ukrainian EV software and charging solutions provider, this panel will deep dive into the tech that’ll overcome our EV adoption barriers.

Also, with a general election on the horizon, the EV SUMMIT will be one of the first emobility events held after a new government has been formed. The summit presents an ideal opportunity to discuss and unpack the nation’s sustainability and emobility prospects for the next five years.

To join the EV SUMMIT this July and help shape the UK emobility sector’s approach, click here to secure your delegate pass today.

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