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Invitation to the European Politics in Transport & Logistics Conference

Type de manifestation
Conférence/Séminaire/Table ronde
10:00 – 14:00
Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce - Kirchberg


The Chamber of Commerce, the Union of European Chambers of Commerce and the Cluster for Logistics are pleased to invite you to the European Politics in Transport & Logistics Conference on transport and mobility.

Experts from the Industry and European Parliament will present their views about the necessary political support and investments for frictionless transport in Europe. Road transport was, is and remains the cornerstone for transporting goods in Europe. Besides a road infrastructure that is capable of coping with the amount of goods transported, the regulations concerning international cross-border activities are crucial and have a major impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of transport, but also on the evolution of the industry supply chains and transport sector.

How will the European Union strengthen and expand its infrastructure between the EU and other continents, while combining ecology with economy? How can the EU create a framework in which the entire supply chain can stay competitive through innovation, powered by long term secured financing? How do you remedy the growing lack of skilled cross-border workforce and drivers? These questions and many other subjects will be addressed by the UECC during the conference and in their position paper to be released and ahead of the European Parliament elections of May 2019.

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Chamber of Commerce Luxembourg - Kirchberg

  • 10h00 - Registration and networking welcome coffee
  • 10h30 - Opening words and presentation of the UECC Position Paper by Dr. Christoph Juen, President of the Union of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • 10h45 - Presentation of the Luxembourgish investment plan to improve mobility and infrastructure across borders by a representative of the Ministry for Sustainable Mobility and Public Works of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  • 11h00 - Presentation on developing digital skills for the transformation by Prof. Benny Mantin, Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • 11h15 - “Towards a cleaner, safer and more innovative mobility in Europe ( and Luxembourg)” by Mr. David Cau, Director Climate Change & Sustainability Services and Mr. Tobias Merten, Senior Manager Smart Infrastructure and Future of Mobility, EY
  • 11h40 - Presentation on Sustainable transport: "The voice from the industry", by Mr. Eric Lambert, Business Development, CFL multimodal    
  • 11h55 - Skilled talents in supply chain without barriers, by Mr. Paolo Bisogni, President of European Logistics Association
  • 12h10 - “Benelux, an example of cross-border policy alignments and infrastructure?” by Mr. Alain de Muyser, Deputy Secretary General, Benelux Union
  • 12h20 - Round table moderated by Mr. Christophe Langenbrinck (Luxemburger Wort): “How will the European policy in the transport and logistics sector impact economy and supply chain?”
    “Wie kann die europäische Transport- & Mobilitätspolitik die Wirtschaft positiv beeinflussen?”

    (participants TBD, Mr. Andreas Steier MdB, Mr. Georges Bach MEP, Industrial Representative, Transport Representative)
  • 13h20 - Closing Remarks by Mr. Carlo Thelen, Director General of the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and President of the Cluster for Logistics Luxembourg

    Networking & Walking Lunch


The Conference organizers have the right to alter or cancel the Conference without prior notice, however a notice of the non-occurrence shall be given as soon as reasonably possible. Photo Rights: This conference may be documented by a photographer. Photos and videos will be taken during the meeting and may be published in traditional and/or digital media. Data Protection: The personal data collected and further processed are: data necessary for the management of the conference, such as name, surname, postal & e-mail addresses.

Conférence/Séminaire/Table ronde
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