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29 September 2014

Altran sponsors Franco-British Transport Conference 2014

The Franco-British Transport Conference, organised by the French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain and sponsored by a range of leading names including Altran, will take place on Tuesday 14th October at One Great George Street, London. The conference, which is open to members and non-members of the French Chamber, is expected to attract over 200 transport professionals from the UK and France, including investors, business partners, suppliers and academics, to discuss the major challenges facing the industry and share best practice.

The Franco-British Transport Conference will focus on two key areas:

  • Financing urban transport: bringing public and private investors together
  • The city of the future: innovative solutions for the digital age

The keynote speech will be given by Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport. Other notable speakers will include Sir Peter Hendy CBE (Commissioner, Transport for London) and Nicolas Petrovic (CEO, Eurostar).

The conference will be moderated by the award-winning transport writer and broadcaster, Christian Wolmar,

In addition to Altran, the event's other sponsors include Alstom, Bouygues, HSBC and Renault.

> Register online for the Franco-British Transport Conference 2014

About Altran

Altran is a leading global provider of high-tech engineering services. For over 30 years, we have been defined by our passion for innovation.

As a trusted partner of organisations throughout the rail, automotive, aerospace, defence, energy and telecoms sectors, we enable our clients to work smarter in developing, deploying and maintaining leading-edge systems and products.

Altran is an Official Engineering Partner of the ground-breaking Solar Impulse project and a Technical Partner of Lotus F1 Team.

In the UK, we have offices in Bath, Bristol, Derby, London, Slough and Warwick. Additionally, a significant number of our engineering consultants and project teams are located at our clients' sites. Globally, Altran has more than 24,000 'Innovation Makers' in more than 20 countries, and 500 major clients.