7th Annual Future of Transport Conference 2022

The 7th edition of the Future of Transport Conference gathered over 105 in-person participants and over 300 virtual attendees, exploring pressing issues facing the European transport sector in achieving its ambition for a greener, more intelligent, safer and efficient transport system. 

The key focuses for the panel discussions covered:

  • Supply chain challenges affecting the transport sector
  • Digital solutions in achieving an interconnected multimodality transport ecosystem
  • Innovation in road safety
  • Sustainable mobility and decarbonisation measures for road transport

Speakers for the 2022 edition included:

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Henrik Hololei

Director-General, DG MOVE

European Commission

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Winfried Hermann

Minister of Transport

Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Daniel Mes

Member of Cabinet, Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans

European Commission

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Filip Negreanu-Arboreanu

Deputy Head of Cabinet for Commissioner Adina Vălean

European Commission

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Adrià Gomila

Director of Mobility Services

Barcelona City Council

6th Annual Future of Transport Conference 2021

The 6th edition reflected on the challenging year of 2020 had on the transport sector across Europe. Over 320 virtual attendees gathered to discuss the critical pillars of EU transport policy, and explore digital innovation, connectivity, safety and how the transport sector fits within the EU’s vision for an economy that is both green and digital. 

The key themes for the event included:

  • The EU’s strategy on sustainable and smart mobility
  • Digital innovation in modernising transport infrastructure safety
  • The regulatory revision of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T)
  • The directive on intelligent transport systems
  • Speakers for the 2021 edition included:
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Henrik Hololei

Director-General,
DG MOVE

European Commission

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Ditte Juul Jørgensen

Director-General, DG ENER

European Commission

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Hugo Santos Mendes

Deputy Minister

Ministry of Infrastructure and Housing, Portugal

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Ahti Kuningas

Deputy Secretary General for Transport

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia

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Daniel Mes

Member of Cabinet, Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans

European Commission

5th Annual Future of Transport Conference 2020

Key themes discussed: 

The 5th edition gathered 240+ delegates, and saw the panels exploring the role technology will play in achieving our vision for the future of mobility and discussing what we can expect from the next five years of EU policymaking under the leadership of the new Commission in this sector. 

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The key topics covered throughout this edition:

    • Connected and automated vehicles
    • WiFi versus C-V2X debate
    • Transport Safety
    • Climate change and decarbonization

Speakers for the 2020 edition included:

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Henrik Hololei

Director-General,
DG MOVE

European Commission

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Mikael Nyberg

Director-General and High Representative

Ministry of Transport & Communications of Finland

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Claire Depré

Head of Unit for Intelligent Transport System, DG MOVE

European Commission

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Alex Paquot

Head of Unit for Road Transport, DG CLIMA

European Commission

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Karima Delli

MEP, Chair of Transport and Tourism Committee

European Parliament

4th Annual Future of Transport Conference 2018

The 4th edition gathered over 100 delegates, and focused on the technological innovations revolutionising the transport sector and redefining Europe’s mobility systems. It explored how Europe can play a leading role in the development and implementation of transport innovation. 

The key topics for the conference were:

    • The pan-European implementation of intelligent transport systems
    • The development of a clean and safe mobility
    • Towards a fully multi-modal transport system
    • How public service providers are adapting to a digitalised mobility sector
    • What should the EU’s priorities be in 2019 and beyond? 

Speakers for the 2018 edition included:

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Henrik Hololei

Director-General, DG MOVE

European Commission

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Pedro Marques

Minister of Planning and Infrastructure

Portugal

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Volodymyr Omelyan

Minister of Infrastructure

Ukraine

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Artur Runge-Metzger

Director, DG CLIMA

European Commission

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Eddy Hartog

Head of Unit, Smart Mobility and Living, DG CONNECT

European Commission