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AGENDA

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
February 7-8, 2013
Session Time Indicative Topics Speaker status
REGISTRATION 8:00 onwards    
Welcome Address 9:00 - 9:15    
Introduction and Initiatives to Increase Efficiency 9:15 - 10:30 Strategy and objectives of the European Commission; 2020 Vision Paul Hodson, Head - Energy Efficiency Unit, European Commission
The contribution of mobility to liveable cities Pierre Laconte, President, Foundation for the Urban Environment, Honorary Secretary-General, UITP
Discussion on lessons learned
Break 10:30 - 10:45 TEA/COFFEE BREAK
Economic Incentives and Financing 10:45 - 12:30 European Energy Efficiency Fund (EEEF) Zarpana Massud-Baqa, Assistant Vice President, Asset Management, Environmental and Social Capital, Deutsche Bank AG
Impact of public procurement of buses on EU 20 20 20 Edward Jobson, Director Environmental Affairs, Volvo Bus
Innovation in financing Dominique Maurel, Managing Director, Head of Financing, Mediobanca
Discussion on lessons learned
Break 12:30 - 13:30 LUNCH
Role of the Public Sector 13:30 - 15:00 Plans for sustainable urban mobility Philippe Bossuet, Director - Direction Prospective,Etudes Amont et Plan des Deplacements Urbains, SYTRAL
Procurement of heavy duty hybrid electric fuel cell buses Paul Jenne, Transit Bus Project Manager, Van Hool NV
Promoting modal shifts, results of the SEGMENT project John D Nelson, Professor of Transport Studies, College of Physical Sciences, University of Aberdeen
Discussion on lessons learned
Break 15:00 - 15:15 TEA/COFFEE BREAK
Case Studies for Best Practices 15:15 - 16:30 Case study of Brussels Adelheid Byttebier, President, STIB, Brussels
Case study of Montreal Robert Olivier, Director of National and International Affairs, AMT Canada
Case study of London Simon Chung, Principal Systems Performance Engineer (Profession Head of Modelling & Performance) and Head of Engineering, Capital Programmes Directorate, Transport for London (TfL)
Discussion on lessons learned
Market-based Approaches and Stakeholder Involvement 16:30 - 17:00 Focus on passengers Patrick Vautier, Director Marketing, RATP
Discussion on lessons learned
  17:00 End of Day 1
February 7-8, 2013
Session Time Indicative Topics Speaker status
  08:30 - 09:00 TEA/ COFFEE and NETWORKING
Technology Innovation 9:00 - 10:30 Energy saving on full automated metro - Paris Line 14 field experience Jerome Charmetant, System Engineer in Railway automation - CBTC, RATP
Electric buses Gerard Yelloz, Senior Vice President - Urban Transport Division, Siemens SAS, France
Wayside Energy store system with ultracapacitor technology Jean-Luc Deflandre, Advisor to the Board for Europe Region, BYD Europe B.V.
Eco-driving behaviour and supporting technologies Marko Kroenke, Director Product Management and R&D, Division SYSTEMS, Bombardier Transportation, Canada
Discussion on lessons learned Jasper Deman, Senior Consultant - Sustainable Transport, Ecofys
Break 10:30 - 10:45 TEA/COFFEE BREAK
Delivering Energy Efficiency Projects 10:45 - 12:15 Investment prioritization Kuldeep Gharatya, Head of Systems Integration, Transport for London (TfL)
City bus of the future Michail Voigt, Senior Sales Manager, Department of Hybrid Drives for Commercial Road Vehicles, Siemens
Energy storage technologies Arnaud Massant, Vice President Strategy, AdetelGroup;
Discussion on lessons learned Xavier Benoit, CTO and Vice President Technical, AdetelGroup
Concluding Remarks 12:15 - 12:30  
  12:30 onwards LUNCH and NETWORKING