Decarbonising Transport Week

5 March, 2024 10:00 am

About this event

Decarbonising Transport Week is the UK’s official national awareness week and the biggest transport conference. It brings together all the stakeholders needed to deliver the green transport required to reach net zero by 2050. Get involved in this focused, exclusive, online conference and hear from a wide range of experts sharing insight and commentary from academics, scientists, policy influencers, trade associations and solution providers.


Keynote Session | Roundtable – Decoding Net Zero Aviation: Perspectives and Strategies for a Greener Future

Tuesday 5th March 10:00 – 10:40

Chair, Andy Walker

Live, Online + Delegate Q&A

Join this comprehensive exploration of the current landscape and future trajectory of net-zero aviation in the UK with our distinguished panel of experts, incorporating insights provided by Dr. Kim Yates, Chair of the Climate Change Advocacy Group at the Association for Consultancy and Engineering.

  • Helena Bennett, Head of Climate Policy at Green Alliance will kick off the discussion by shedding light on the current state of aviation policy, the government’s net-zero plans, and the necessary shifts required for a more effective approach.
  • Nour Eid, Head of Strategy & Commercial – Hydrogen Capability Network, Aerospace Technology Institute will unveil insights into the essential role of hydrogen in the aerospace sector’s decarbonisation journey. Beyond Sustainable Aviation Fuel, the HCN is pioneering a coordinated approach to drive advancements in cryogenic research, LH2 supply, and test infrastructure. Delve into critical questions such as the focus on SAF, hydrogen, or batteries for decarbonisation, prerequisites for zero-emission flight, and the strategic steps needed to expedite the journey.
  • Colin Tattam, Executive Director at Innovate UK KTN, will share his perspective on delivering UK capabilities for net-zero aviation. Engage in thought-provoking discussions on the feasibility of achieving net-zero aviation, identifying potential game-changing approaches, and understanding the strengths and obstacles within the UK’s sustainable aviation landscape.
  • Annabel Sarling, Policy & Commercial Development Lead, Low Carbon Contracts Company will explore the symbiosis between Contracts for Difference in the energy sector and the aviation industry.

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5 March, 2024 10:00 am


5 March, 2024 10:40 am

The Organiser

Binary Carbon


Nour Eid