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As the covid-19 pandemic has stopped the APEA from being able to host its annual APEA Live national exhibition and conference, as well as its regular regional branch meetings, it has instead organised a free Zoom webinar for members and anyone else who may be interested.

It will take place on December 3 from 2pm - 4pm. Tickets are available from: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/apea-eastern-branch-webinar-tickets-124402125105

Topics covered will be:

Regulator Update - Clare Scawthorne, London Fire Brigade

This will include the outcome of the Petroleum (Consolidation) Regulations 2014 review, what this means for enforcing authorities and new guidance in place.

Standards Update - Jamie Thompson, Chairman of the APEA Technical Committee

A short presentation and it will cover standards update, with info on Brexit and what it means regarding regs and CE markings.

HVO Fuel - Simon Lawford, Crown Oils

This session will cover: What exactly is HVO? why should it play an important part of the future fuel mix and can it actually be greener than battery-electric power when it comes to total CO2 emissions? Explaining all about this new green direct diesel substitute and why you are lobbying the government to introduce incentives for its use

HVO - Challenges in the Swedish market – Regulations, Policies and Technical issues - Magdalena Streijffert, & Quentin Gauthie Neste Sweden

This talk will cover some of the challenges with regulatory matters and policy, along with technical issues regarding tanks, preparations of etc.

Petrol dispensing vs Diesel dispensing - Andrew Olive, Pumptronics

This session will cover: iDiesel & Petrol hazardous zones, Hybrid commercial vehicles, Stage 2 vapour recovery principle and requirements, typical application on a commercial refuelling installation. This will then lead onto the Vectec presentation by Bert Fowler discussing a recent commercial installation for a major home delivery network

EV Battery Fires - Lessons learned from around the globe - Dylan Evans, London Fire Brigade

This session will cover: Electric Vehicles: Fire Safety Considerations for Lithium Ion Battery Vehicles & Infrastructure.