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Programme 2018

The HDV CO2 emissions reduction strategy:

What potential for decarbonising EU transport?

Reducing Europe’s CO2 emissions is a key priority for a sustainable future. Commercial transport – trucks and buses – is rightly expected to play a role in this reduction. To rise to the challenge, we must make sure that the correct regulatory framework exists, while ensuring the competitiveness of European industry. Innovations coupled with improving well-known technologies will drive European transport systems forward.

This year, top policy-makers and stakeholders will gather at the European Transport Forum in Brussels for a high-level debate on these and other related questions.

 09.30
Registration and coffee
10.00
Introduction by Moderator Jacki Davis
10:05 Keynote speech by Adina-Ioana Vălean MEP, Chair of the Committee on Environment, Public Health, and Food Safety
10:20 Panel discussion led by moderator Jacki Davis
 
    • Adina-Ioana Vălean MEP, Chair of ENVI Committee
    • Bas Eickhout MEP, Member of ENVI Committee
    • John Cooper, Director-General, Fuels Europe
    • Alexandre Paquot, Head of Unit, Road Transport Unit, DG CLIMA
    • Frank Verhoeven,CEO, Vos Logistics
    • Rolf Willkrans, Director of Environmental Affairs, Volvo Group
12.00 Concluding remarks
12.15 Walking lunch

 

Speakers #ETF2018

Adina-Ioana Vălean

Chair of ENVI


The European Parliament

Alexandre Paquot

Head of Unity


Road Transport Unit - DG CLIMA

Bas Eickhout

Member of ENVI Committee


The European Parliament

Frank Verhoeven

Chief Executive Office


VOS Logistics

John Cooper

Director-General


Fuels Europe

Rolf Willkrans

Director of Environmental Affairs


Volvo Group

Where and When

25 SEPTEMBER 2018 @ 9.30AM

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium,
Place du Musée, 1000 Brussels

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