Conference "New Trends in Mobility"


  
  
 
 
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  • Conference
28/04/2016
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29/04/2016
The Hague
  • The Netherlands

About: 

Under the high patronage of the Netherlands EU Presidency and with the support of the Royal Dutch Transport Federation (KNV), UITP is organising a Conference on "New Trends in Mobility" on 28-29 April 2016 in The Hague in The Netherlands. 

The Conference will address the need for sustainable mobility and changing travel patterns. More specifically the conference will be focused on three issues:

  • Digitalisation - Ticketing and passenger information systems : "What framework could help developing further solutions for the public transport sector?"
  • Investment in sustainable transport systems : "New financing models for new technologies"
  • Trends in travel patterns: "Striking the balance between mass transit and individualisation"

 

Speakers: 

Confirmed speakers already include:

  • Arturs ALKSNIS, Public Affairs Manager in charge of investments and financing, UNIFE
  • Enric ALONSO CAÑAS, CEO Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona, Spain
  • Michael CRAMER, Chair of the Committee on Transport and Tourism, European Parliament 
  • Bertho ECKHARDT, KNV Chairman, The Netherlands
  • Alain FLAUSCH, UITP Secretary General
  • Fleur GRÄPER - VAN KOOLWIJK, Regional Minister Province Gröningen, The Netherlands
  • Arco GROOTHEDDE, CEO of Translink NL, The Netherlands
  • Magda KOPCZYNSKA, Director - Innovative and Sustainable Mobility, Directorate for Mobility and Transport, European Commission
  • Carole LEMOINE, Public Transport Engineer, Projects Directorate, European Investment Bank
  • Delphine MAREKOVIC, AFIMB, France
  • Peter MILLER, CEO of ITO World, United Kingdom
  • Stéphane OUAKI, Head of Unit - Connecting Europe - Infrastructure Investment Strategies, Directorate for Mobility and Transport, European Commission
  • Wim VAN DE CAMP, Member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism, European Parliament
  • Steve WAKELAND, General Manger, ITSO Ldt, United Kingdom

Programme: 

Thursday 28 April 2016

14.00-14.30: Registration & Welcome coffee

14.30-15.00: Opening

  • Bertho ECKHARDT, KNV Chairman
  • Alain FLAUSCH, UITP Secretary General 
  • Patrick VAN DER BROECK, Minister of the Province of Limburg, The Netherlands

15.00-17.00: 1st session - Digitalisation, ticketing and passenger information systems: What framework could help developing further solutions for the sector?

  • Arco GROOTHEDDE, CEO Trans Link, The Netherlands
  • Magda KOPCZYNSKA, Director - Innovative and Sustainable Mobility, DG MOVE, European Commission
  • Delphine MAREKOVIC, AFIMB, France
  • Peter MILLER, CEO of ITO World, United Kingdom
  • Steve WAKELAND, General Manager ITSO Ltd, United Kingdom

Moderator: Jarl ELIASSEN, UITP Expert Information and Ticketing

17.30-19.30: Reception & Visit of the Mauritshuis Museum

20.00: Dinner

Keynote Speakers:

  • Michael CRAMER, MEP, Chair of the Committee on Transport and Tourism, European Parliament
  • Wim VAN DE CAMP, MEP, Member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism, European Parliament
  • Alexandra VAN HUFFELEN, CEO GVB Holding, The Netherlands

Friday 29 April 2016

09.30-10.00: Welcome coffee

10.00-12.00: 2nd session - Investment in sustainable transport systems: New financing models for new technologies

  • Arturs ALKSNIS, Public Affairs Manager in charge of Investment and Financing, UNIFE
  • Enric CAÑAS, CEO Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona, Spain
  • Fleur GRÄPER - VAN KOOLWIJK, Member of the College of the Deputy States of the province of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Carole LEMOINE, Public Transport Engineer, Projects Directorate, European Investment Bank
  • Stéphane OUAKI, Head of Unit - Connecting Europe - Infrastructure Investment Strategies, DG MOVE, European Commission

Moderator: Anne-Laure LE MERRE, UITP Senior Advisor Suburban and Regional Rail

12.00-13.00: Lunch

13.00-15.00: 3rd session - Trends in travel patterns: Striking the balance between mass transit and individualisation of transport

  • Jaap BIERMAN, CEO of HTM, The Netherlands
  • Bertho ECKHARDT, KNV Chairman
  • Wim VAN DE CAMP, MEP, Member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism, European Parliament
  • Jarrett WALKER, President, Jarrett Walker and Associates, United States

Moderator: Alain FLAUSCH, UITP Secretary General

15.00-15.30: Closing

  • Michael CRAMER, MEP, Chair of the Committee on Transport and Tourism, European Parliament
  • Alain FLAUSCH, UITP Secretary General
  • Mark FREQUIN, Director General - Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, The Netherlands
  • Ad TOET, KNV Director

 

Discover the draft programme

Registration: 

Registration is now closed!

Should you have any question about the registration process, please do not hesitate to contact us at EUevents[at]uitp.org

 

Practical information: 

Conference venue:

Societeit De Witte
Plein 24
2511 CS The Hague
The Netherlands

More information here

Side activities: 

As part of the Conference, a visit of the Mauritshuis Museum followed by a reception and a dinner will be organised on 28 April. 

 

Speakers: 

Confirmed speakers already include:

  • Arturs ALKSNIS, Public Affairs Manager in charge of investments and financing, UNIFE
  • Enric ALONSO CAÑAS, CEO Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona, Spain
  • Michael CRAMER, Chair of the Committee on Transport and Tourism, European Parliament 
  • Bertho ECKHARDT, KNV Chairman, The Netherlands
  • Alain FLAUSCH, UITP Secretary General
  • Fleur GRÄPER - VAN KOOLWIJK, Regional Minister Province Gröningen, The Netherlands
  • Arco GROOTHEDDE, CEO of Translink NL, The Netherlands
  • Magda KOPCZYNSKA, Director - Innovative and Sustainable Mobility, Directorate for Mobility and Transport, European Commission
  • Carole LEMOINE, Public Transport Engineer, Projects Directorate, European Investment Bank
  • Delphine MAREKOVIC, AFIMB, France
  • Peter MILLER, CEO of ITO World, United Kingdom
  • Stéphane OUAKI, Head of Unit - Connecting Europe - Infrastructure Investment Strategies, Directorate for Mobility and Transport, European Commission
  • Wim VAN DE CAMP, Member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism, European Parliament
  • Steve WAKELAND, General Manger, ITSO Ldt, United Kingdom

Partners: 

This Conference is organised under the high patronage of the Netherlands EU Presidency

 

With the support of the Royal Dutch Transport Federation (KNV)

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