Delivering the Goods: Making Lorries Smarter, Safer and Greener

An afternoon conference for European policymakers to identify solutions to the environmental and safety impacts of road freight. The programme will examine technical solutions for smarter and safer lorries and map a way forward for EU legislators to encourage smarter road freight.  

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 -
12:00 to 17:00
Representation of Bavaria to the EU
Rue Wiertz 77
1050 Brussels


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Event chair:

Malcolm Fergusson, Consultant and Former Head of Climate and Risk, Environment Agency (UK)

Debate host:

Christian Wolmar, Transport Journalist and Commentator

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Henrik Dam Kristensen, Danish Minister for Transport
  • Dan Jörgensen MEP, Vice-Chair of the European Parliament's Environment Committee
  • Prof. Dr-Ing. Lutz  Eckstein, Institute for Automotive Research - RWTH Aachen 
  • Stephan Kopp, MAN Truck & Bus AG
  • Martin Hellung-Larsen, M.Sc.(Eng.), Danish Transport Authority 
  • Jacob Nielsen, ITD, Association of Danish Road Freight Transport
  • Walter Niewöhner, DEKRA Automobil - Accident Research
  • Remi Mayet, DG Move
  • Keir Fitch, Deputy Head of Cabinet of Vice-President Siim Kallas
  • Karl Isaksson, Scania
  • Marc Billiet, International Road Transport Union
  • Matthew Ledbury, Community of European Railways
  • Jos Dings, Transport & Environment
  • Gabriele Kuczmierczyk, German Ministry of Environment
  • Nina Renshaw, Transport & Environment

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