Autumn seminar program announced

We are pleased to announce the programme for this year's Autumn Seminar which takes place at the ICC in Birmingham on the 14th October.
Join high profile industry, government and stakeholder speakers to examine the key issues surrounding managing sustainable parking whilst providing a public service.

Preliminary details are of the timetable for the day are below:

08:00 Registration & Exhibition Viewing

09:30 Seminar Opening/Welcome Richard Hein, BPA President

09:40 Scene Setting Patrick Troy, BPA

10:00 Plenary Sessions

Session 1: Community service or revenue raiser?
Speaker: John Siraut, Colin Buchanan

Session 2: The motorists perspective
Speaker: Representative from the AA

Session 3: A view from the parking sector
Speaker: Nick Lester, London Councils

11:15-11:45 Coffee & Exhibition Viewing

11:45 Plenary Sessions

Session 4: Charging for Hospital Parking from the NHS Perspective
Speaker: Representative from the NHS Confederation

Session 5: The argument against NHS parking charges
Speaker: Paul Martin, MSP

Session 6: Oxfordshire County Council Case Study
Speaker: Steve Smith, Assistant Head of Transport, Environment & Economy

13:00 LUNCH & Exhibition Viewing

14:45 Keynote speech David Quarmby CBE, Chairman of the RAC Foundation

15:00 Parking Summit debate facilitated by Richard Childs with invited panel guests

16:00 Close

Further details will be added as they are confirmed.


Tickets are priced at 295 (plus VAT) for members (additional delegates from same BPA member organization 275 (plus VAT))

420 (plus VAT) for non-members (additional delegates from same organization 400 (plus VAT)).

To book tickets, please contact Dave on 01444 447316 or email A downloadable booking form will be available shortly.

Exhibition space

If you would like to exhibit at the Autumn Seminar, please contact Ali Tooze on 07974 576087 or email
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