Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum

Developing intelligent and autonomous transport - innovation, infrastructure and regulation

TO BE PUBLISHED February 2020

This conference will examine the next steps for developing intelligent and autonomous transport.

The conference will be a timely opportunity to discuss the future of connected and autonomous vehicles, smart transport systems, and future mobility, with discussion expected on:

  • Developing the infrastructure to support growth;
  • The future regulatory landscape; and
  • Supporting innovation in the sector.

Key stakeholders and policymakers will discuss priorities for the new parliament, against the backdrop of significant developments in policy and regulation, including:



  • Catherine Lovell, Deputy Head, Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Department for Transport; and
  • Mark Westwood, Chief Technology Officer, Connected Places Catapult.

Further speakers include: Ben Boutcher-West, AppyWay; Steve Gooding, RAC Foundation; Michael Hurwitz, Transport for London; Peter Stephens, Nissan; Lizi Stewart, Atkins; Danielle Walsh, HSBC; Dr Joanna White, Highways England; David Williams, AXA Insurance; and Brian Wong, Burges Salmon.

Lord Rosser, Shadow Spokesperson for Transport has kindly agreed to chair this seminar.

The agenda

Keynote contribution and panel discussions:

  • Intelligent and autonomous transport - key developments and priorities;
  • Developing the infrastructure and regulatory framework - including data use, integration, security, and future-proofing of roadside infrastructure;
  • Insurance and vehicle autonomy - emerging issues;
  • Using data-driven models for ride sharing and demand responsive transport networks; and
  • Innovation - priorities including creating connected places and a more intelligent transport network.

Case studies:

  • Next steps in developing connected and autonomous vehicles;
  • Developing city-wide approaches to future mobility; and
  • Engaging road users and designing systems to meet user demand.

Price: £95 PLUS VAT

Shortly after every Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum seminar, a briefing document is produced. This is distributed to all delegates on the day as well as to our policymaker contacts in government, and to stakeholders more widely.

A seminar publication provides a timely record of proceedings, and acts as a guide to the latest thinking on current policy issues for those unable to be at the event.

This publication includes


Contributions from keynotes and panellists, including accompanying slides*
*Subject to approval

Delegate Pack

Information from the day, including delegate list, biographies and agenda


Transcript of questions and comments posed to speakers from attending delegates


Supplementary articles from speakers
and delegates