2023 Agenda

The EBIKE SUMMIT attracts the world’s most significant speakers to set the strategic direction of the sector.

Our 2023 panels addressed the master narratives of growth, investment and decarbonisation.

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Delegate registration opens


Enter the Blavatnik School of Government and then head right at reception where you will see the delegate registration deck in the foyer of the building.

Welcome refreshments and Networking

10:00 – 10:30

Opening Address: The importance of ebikes for achieving our goals for sustainable and healthy cities - Councillor Louise Upton | Oxford City Council

10:30 – 10:40

Councillor Louise Upton, the Cabinet Member for Planning and Healthy Communities and Champion for Cycling and ebike rider, will make an opening address looking at ebikes as a way of delivering Low Traffic Neighbourhoods and on the need for infrastructure: both dedicated cycle paths and ebike safe storage facilities.

Opening Keynote: How we can drive awareness of ebikes as an environmentally friendly mobility option? - Ian Plummer - Commercial Director | Auto Trader

10:40 – 10:50

Ian Plummer discusses the role e-bikes can play as part of a connected combination of mobility solutions.

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Panel: How can we drive awareness of ebikes as an environmentally friendly mobility option?

10:50 – 11:20

This panel will discuss how we can drive awareness of ebikes as an environmentally friendly mobility option.


  • Ian Philips - Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Transport Studies | University of Leeds
  • James Scott - Director of Behaviour Change & Development | Cycling UK
  • Amy Grimshaw - Communications Director | COWBOY
  • Sarah Munnery - Principal Marketing Manager | Auto Trader

Coffee and Networking

11:20 – 12:15
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Panel: How the lease bike is ‘the alternative company vehicle’ and a catalyst for e-bike and e-cargo bike growth?

12:15 – 12:45

This panel will discuss how the ‘lease bike’ is the new company car and the catalyst for ebike growth.

Panel Keynote:

  • Tim Hammond - Co-Founder | Bikeflex


  • Stuart Gibbons - Director of Product and Marketing | Arval UK
  • Mathis Gelens - Sales Manager, New Markets and B2B | Stromer
  • Ties van Dijk - Strategy and Innovation Analyst | Shimano Europe
  • Mark Abrahams - Founder | Fix Your Cycle
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Lunchtime Keynote: Steve Garidis - Executive Director | Bicycle Association

12:45 – 12:55

Steve Garidis reveals the latest UK ebike market results, and why the industry needs to plan for growth.

Lunch and Networking

13:00 – 14:00
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Afternoon Keynote: Adam Barmby - Founder | Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV)

14:15 – 14:25

Adam Barmby will discuss delivering ebike cargo, now: for climate, cities, and citizens.

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Panel: Ebikes as a multi-modal transport solution to engage the 90% who don’t yet pedal.

14:25 – 14:55

This panel will discuss how to engage with the 90% who don’t cycle, and how ebikes can power new audiences to pedals.

Fundamentally, do ebikes have the power to transition to the 90% who don’t yet pedal?

Panel Keynote:

  • Julian Scriven - Managing Director | Brompton Bike Hire


  • Oz Choudhri - Head of Mobility Solutions - UK & Ireland | Enterprise
  • Robert Schopen - Partnerships Manager | Co Wheels
  • Leanne Thomson - Sales Director - Bike, Leisure & Commercial |Auto Trader UK

Coffee and Networking

14:55 – 15:30
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Side Event Workshop: Lithium battery fires - Managing the risks to the e-bike sector

Chairman of the Bicycle Association, Phillip Darnton OBE, leads a special session on lithium battery regulation, wider safety concerns and managing the risks of battery failure to the ebike sector.

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Special Session: How incentives can inspire and accelerate the adoption of ebikes

15:30 – 16:00

This special session will discuss how incentives can inspire and accelerate the adoption of ebikes, and how to help inspire policy makers and industry on how, with a little nudge, ebike adoption can come to life.


  • Tim Anderson - Group Head of Transport | Energy Savings Trust
  • Elyse Jacks - Deputy Programme Manager | Energy Savings Trust
  • Sophie Forbes - Assistant Programme Manager | Energy Savings Trust
  • Raymond Amileke - Assistant Programme Manager | Energy Saving Trust

Networking drinks and canapés

16:00 – 18:00