Final Reminder – CEA Dinner and Members’ Forum Meeting: “The Decarbonisation of Construction Equipment – 9th & 10th November


Dear CEA Members,

This a gentle reminder for our upcoming Construction Equipment Dinner and Members’ Forum Meeting, themed ‘The Decarbonisation of Construction Equipment’. Thank you to those who have already registered. If you have not, this is your last chance to register to secure your spot.

Date: Friday, 10th November
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: Volvo Group’s Truck Facility, Wedgnock Lane, Warwick CV34 5YA

Don’t miss this opportunity to engage in valuable discussions, gain insights into the important role that OEMs play in decarbonising the construction industry and play a role in shaping the CEA’s decarbonisation policy.


10:00 am – 10:30 am: Arrival

Coffee, tea, and biscuits will be provided.

10:30 am – 10:45 am: Opening Remarks

Introduction to the Members’ Forum and sector leads.
Recap of key themes and actions from the July Forum meeting by Suneeta Johal (CEA).

10:45 am – 11:05 am: CEA Updates

Latest developments and activities by the CEA team.

11:05 am – 11:40 amGlobal Market Update

Introduction and UK market update by Paul Lyons (CEA).
Global market update by Paul Howard (Off-Highway Research).

11:40 am – 12:00 pm: Technical & Regulatory Update

Status & implications of current EU & UK legislation by Dale Camsell (CEA).

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm: Case study: Transforming into a Zero Emission Industry

The role of OEMs in decarbonising the construction industry, charting the technologies that will transform the market and bring zero-emission products to construction sites by Phil Battle (SMT).

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch and Networking

Time to connect with other members.

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Developing the CEA’s Decarbonisation Policy

Presentation of the CEA’s draft decarbonisation policy by Dale Camsell (CEA).

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Breakout Sessions with Member Forum Leads

Engage in debate and provide input into the CEA’s Decarbonisation Policy.

2:30 pm – 2:50 pm: Feedback from Breakout Sessions

2:50 pm: Closing Remarks


On the evening before the forum, Thursday, 9th November, we have arranged a dinner at the Warwick Suite at the Saxon Mill, Coventry Rd, Guys Cliffe, Warwick CV34 5YN. The dinner is sponsored by the CEA and Alex Woodrow, MD of Knibb Gormezano & Partners, has kindly offered to sponsor pre-dinner drinks. Should you require accommodation for the evening of the 9th November, you may find suitable hotels using the following link.

The CEA team looks forward to welcoming you. With limited slots available, we recommend securing your place for the dinner and forum meeting as soon as possible. For those who have booked and can no longer attend – please let us know so we can make your spot available to another member.

 Please note the next Forum meeting will be held on 28th February at Komatsu in Birtley.


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