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Event Information

First Stakeholder Event

The first stakeholder event of the EU Transport GHG: Routes to 2050? project was held at the Borschette conference centre in Brussels on 27 March, which was attended by around 100 people.

The aim of the event was to inform stakeholders about the project, its objectives and timescales. Additionally, there were presentations on the findings of the two aspects of the work that have been undertaken to date, as well as presentations from a number of stakeholders.

The documents relating to the event are as follows:


Session 1 – Project introduction and setting the stage

Introduction to the project and the day, Ian Skinner (AEA)

Transport GHG emissions: Trends and drivers, David Delcampe (European Environment Agency)

Identifying transport’s potential contributions to future GHG emissions reduction, Magdalena Jozwicka (TNO)

EU Transport demand: Trends and drivers, Riccardo Enei (ISIS)

Visions on the future of transport in the light of the GHG reduction challenge, Jos Dings (T&E)

Papers relating to the presentations:

EU Transport GHG 2050 Task 3 EU Transport Trends and Drivers, ISIS (2009)

EU Transport GHG 2050 Task 2 paper TNO Identifying transports contribution to 2050 GHG reductions, TNO (2009)

Session 2 – Long term GHG reduction options

Introduction on technical/non-technical options, Richard Smokers (CE Delft)

Options for long-term greenhouse gas emissions reductions in surface transport, Eric Ling (Committee on Climate Change, UK)

Session 3 – Policy instruments

Introduction on policy instruments, Huib van Essen (CE Delft)

A city's view on reducing transport's GHG emissions: Freiburg, past present and future, Andreas Hildebrandt (City of Freiburg)

Personalised travel marketing: Experience, obstacles and potential, James Ryle (Sustrans)

Vision on policy instruments for long term GHG reduction policy for transport, Philippe Crist (OECD) -( presentation not yet available)