Programme for the Final Conference on 6 November 2018


Final conference of the EU-funded project
“Study on Safe and Secure Parking Places for Trucks”

6 November 2018
Centre de conférences Albert Borschette, Rue Froissart 36 in B-1040 Brussels



9:00   Registration

9:30   Welcome by DG MOVE and Introduction by the Consortium

9:45     Keynote speech: Commissioner of Transport, Ms. Violeta Bulc

10:00   Testimony of sleeping in a truck on a safe and secure parking (short film)

10:05   Institutional context: European Parliament, Mr. Peter van Dalen, MEP

10:20 Industry view: Why do we need safe and secure parking areas?

  • The driver: Mr. Ralph Meyer, UICR
  • The shipper : Mr. Branislav Strycek, Sony Europe
  • The transport company: Mr. Marc Billiet, IRU

10:50 Presentation of the main results of the study

  • User survey: Mr. Oleg Kamberski, IRU
  • Maps of current and future need for parking areas: Mr. Menno Menist, Panteia
  • Common parking standard: Mr. Rob de Leeuw van Weenen, Panteia
  • Short clip on booking and payment

11:50 Next steps: How to get there?

  • Possibilities for EU financial support – instruments and amounts: Mr. Olivier Silla, DG MOVE
  • Who will invest: Mr. Frédéric Maas, ESPORG

12:20 Response of parking operator and auditor

  • Response of a parking operator: Mr. Stuart Madden, C4T Parking Calais
  • Response of an auditor: Mr. Lothar Weihofen, DEKRA

12:40 Q&A with audience and closing remarks: Ms. Elisabeth Werner, European Commission

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