The North East Parking Show is a brand new event designed to showcase the best in local authority parking and traffic management.
The show will take place in the impressive Banqueting Suite at Newcastle Civic Centre. Delegates will be able to hear about new developments and approaches to managing parking, and also get hands-on access to new technologies and systems.
The North East Parking Show will be hosted by Newcastle City Council and organised by leading knowledge network Landor LINKS.
The day has been programmed by the award-winning Newcastle Parking Services team working with the Parking Review magazine.
09.00: Coffee & registration
09.45: Welcome and introduction
Steven Foster, Team Manager, Parking Services, Newcastle City Council
Film: The PARC Award winning Newcastle Parking Services video
09.55: Session 1 - 'Proud, fair, ambitious' - Parking in Newcastle
Keynote: Parking’s impact on the environment
Cllr Nick Kemp, Cabinet member for Environment and Enforcement, Newcastle City Council
A look at the positive contribution that parking management and enforcement is making to the quality of life for citizens, businesses and visitors in Newcastle and the North East.
The Newcastle approach
Christine Herriot, Director of Operations and Regulatory Services, Newcastle City Council
The Newcastle approach to parking, events, schools streets, clean air, electric vehicles and community engagement.
11.00: Tea and coffee break
11.30: Session 2 - Future trends in parking
Urban Foresight: Shaping the future
Clive Parsons, Principal Consultant, Urban Foresights
How a Newcastle-based smart-city consultancy is helping local authorities and technology companies develop new approaches to mobility, parking and electric vehicle infrastructure.
Smarter parking for all
Gareth Buchanan-Robinson, Commercial Director, RingGo
A presentation on how smartphones are transforming the management and user of parking. The presentation will cover themes such as:
How cashless payment is evolving
Virtual parking permits
In-car navigation and parking search
Connecting to the connected car emissions-based parking charges
12.15: Session 3 - The Parking Innovations Showcase
An engaging and interactive session on the main stage that will bring together delegates and exhibitors.
Format: 5-minute pitches on innovations in parking.
Showcase compere: Nick Ruxton-Boyle, Technical Director, Project Centre
Presentation 1: 'Business intelligence' - Chris Head, Senior Account Manager, RingGo
Presentation 2: 'Digital Innovation for Smarter Towns & Cities' - Adam Sharp, Digital Solutions Sales Manager, Flowbird
Presentation 3: 'Chatbots – how can they help? ' - Jason Barbour, Managing Director, Barbour Logic
Presentation 4: 'Cashless parking for cleaner air' - Sinead Cahillane, Marketing Executive, PayByPhone
14.00: Session 4 - Improving the parking experience
Steven Foster, Team Manager, Parking Service, Newcastle City Council
Louise Hutchinson, Director, PATROL
Parking and Traffic Regulation Outside London (PATROL) provides advice and guidance for local authorities across England and Wales and ensures motorists have access to an independent appeals service, the Traffic Penalty Tribunal (TPT). PATROL is a champion of better engagement with the public and stakeholders via annual reports, the use of social media and well-designed websites.
School street enforcement – A New approach
Rob Shoebridge, Team Manager, Civil Enforcement and Parking Services, Derby City Council
A presentation on the use of attended ANPR systems to reduce dangerous and anti-social parking at school gates.
14.30: Workshops (Part 1)
A trio of parallel sessions in which delegates and suppliers can discuss trends and test out systems/services.
a) Cashless parking - Chaired by Adam Dolphin, Sales Director, PayByPhone
The pros and cons of cashless payment; How phone and app-based parking is evolving; Linking car park barrier systems to booking and phone/app systems; Virtual permits
b) Debt recovery - Chaired by Paul Kyte, Client Development Manager and Robert Neil, Client Development Manager, Bristow and Sutor
What happens in the pre- and post-warrant stages of a PCN; Intelligence-led debt recovery; Multi-agency working; Managing and protecting data
c) Training and skills development - Chaired by Penny Winder, Director, Alpha Parking
Selecting the right qualification; funding training; First Aid and conflict resolution
(Sessions will be led by: Newcastle Parking Service managers, consultants from Alpha Parking and sector experts)
15.00 Tea and coffee break
15.15: Workshops (Part 2)
A second trio of parallel sessions in which delegates and suppliers can discuss trends and test out systems/services.
a) Pricing parking – Chaired by Andrew Potter, Director, Parking Perspectives
When to charge for parking; how to set parking tariffs; the cost of free parking
e) Blue Badges – Chaired by Steven Foster, Team Manager, Parking Service, Newcastle City Council
How to spot fraudulent use; How to spot counterfeits; Educating the public and badge holders
f) Effective enforcement – Chaired by Rob Shoebridge, Team Leader, Civil Enforcement and Parking Services, Derby City Council and Jason Swan, Business Development, Technical Solutions, SEA
School streets; ANPR enforcement; Managing CEO deployment
(Workshop content to be confirmed)
16.00: Closing comments
Steven Foster, Team Manager, Parking Services, Newcastle City Council
16.15: End of event
The North East Parking Show presents a great opportunity to showcase systems and services to local authority managers, specifiers and operational teams.
Exhibitors will have an opportunity to pitch their latest ideas in the Parking Innovations Showcase and take part in a series of focussed workshops.
To find out how to become a sponsor or exhibitor contact Jason Conboy on:
020 7091 7895 or email: Jason@landor.co.uk
Newcastle City Council - A showcase of Newcastle Parking Services
Stand 1: RingGo
Stand 2: Bristow & Sutor
Stand 3: JTR Collections Ltd
Stand 4: Nagels (UK)
Stand 5: Imperial
Stand 6: Flowbird Urban Technologies
Stand 7: HUB Parking Technology
Stand 8: SEA
Stand 9: Marston Group
Stand 10: PayByPhone
Stand 11: Alpha Parking
Stand 12: Chipside
Stand 13: Orbility
Stand 14: InaParc
Stand 15: Barbour Logic
Stand 16: Sagoss
+ The Electric Vehicle Showcase
A range of electric vehicles will be displayed outside the building for inspection by delegates.
This event is free to attend* for local authority teams.
*A maximum of 4 team members from Northern LAs. A fee applies to commercial delegates.
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