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Summary

A big thank you to all delegates who attended The European Conference on Future Transport Fuels 2012 hosted by Forum Europe and the Centre for European Policy Studies, in Brussels on 29th November.

Speakers include

Siim Kallas

Siim Kallas

Vice President and Commissioner for Transport

European Commission

Steve Hart

Steve Hart

Refining Director Europe, Africa & Middle East

ExxonMobil

Andrea Debbané

Andrea Debbané

Vice President, Environmental Affairs

EADS and Airbus

Mathieu Grosch

Mathieu Grosch

Member

European Parliament

Marie Donnelly

Marie Donnelly

Director, Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency, DG Energy

European Commission

Samuel Maubanc

Samuel Maubanc

General Manager

AEGPL, The European LPG Association

Richard Mills

Richard Mills

Director of Environmental Policy and Strategy for Europe

Boeing

Dirk Weigand

Dirk Weigand

Director Future Mobility Projects at Daimler and Representative

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking

Marc Billiet

Marc Billiet

Head of EU Goods Transport

International Road Transport Union (IRU)

Klaus Schierhackl

Klaus Schierhackl

Chief Financial Officer

ASFINAG & President, ASECAP

Further information

 

A key initiative of the Europe 2020 strategy is to support the shift towards a resource-efficient, low-carbon economy. As part of this, the European Commission has committed to modernise and decarbonise the transport sector, and will this Autumn be launching a communication on alternative transport fuels in order to help Europe seize the full potential of green vehicles, contributing to the fight against climate change and the shift away from oil dependency. 

 

Taking place against this backdrop, this conference examined the different green tools that can play a vital role in Europe’s transport landscape and debated how to incentivise and standardise the use of such technologies and fuels. It also discussed the necessary policy and financing measures that need to be undertaken to develop an adequate infrastructure for alternative fuels and electric vehicles. 

 

Crucially, by bringing together key stakeholders and decision makers, it provided the opportunity to take stock of the plans outlined in the Commission’s communication, assess the proposed measures, and share thoughts on the concrete steps that need to be taken and the challenges that remain as we move towards the implementation of an alternative fuel strategy for Europe. 


For more information or to find out how you can become involved in a future event, please email anne-lise.simon@forum-europe.com

Logistics

When

Thursday November 29, 2012
09.00 to 17.30

CET

 

Where

Renaissance Hotel

Rue du Parnasse 19
1050
Brussels
Belgium

Tel: 32 2 5052929

www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/travel/brubr-renaissance

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