DECEMBER 16, 2020
10:00 – 14:00 (CET)

ONLINE CONFERENCE

Transport and Research in the Danube region

The 6th conference on the

Search for synergies between short and long-distance transport

The first and last mile for passenger and freight transport

16th December 2020
Online

Conference language was English.
No interpretation available.

9.50 Webinar waiting room opened for participants

10.00 Welcome and opening speeches

Ms. Milena Černilogar-Radež, Horizon Europe, CLUSTER 5, PC member (Shadow Committee), Ministry of Infrastructure, Slovenia

Mr. Blaž Košorok, State Secretary, Ministry of Infrastructure of the Republic of Slovenia

PLENARY SPEECH

10.15 The way to carbon-neutral road transport – a long-term race over three decades!

Dr. Stephan Neugebauer, Chairman, ERTRAC, European Road Transport Research Advisory Council

10.30 SESSION 1: First and Last Mile in Freight Transport

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Challenges of first and last mile freight transport

KEY QUESTION TO BE ADDRESSED

Asist. Prof. Tomislav Letnik, PhD, Head of Transportation Engineering Department, University of Maribor, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Architecture

How to address three main challenges in freight transport: efficiency, costs and climate neutrality?

Perspective of business / Grega Pistotnik, manager business Development Slovenia / Trade Lane Manager SEE – ASEAN , Cargo Partner

Perspective of legislation / Sarah Bittner Krautsack, Federal Austrian Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK), Policy Officer in the Department for Mobility and Transport Technologies

Round table with Q&A

11.30 Coffee Break

11.40 SESSION 2: First and Last mile Challenges for Passengers

KEYNOTE SPEECH

What are the challenges of first/last mile in passenger transport

Assoc. Prof. Borna Abramović, Head of Chair of Railway Transport Management, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences

KEY QUESTION TO BE ADDRESSED

Is digital infrastructure barrier or enabler of micromobility?

Perspective of research / Asist. Prof. Marjan Lep, University of Maribor

Perspective of business / Marko Guček, CEO, GoOPTI

Round table with Q&A

12.40 Coffee Break

12.50 SESSION 3: First and Last Mile Challenges in Rural Areas

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Mobility for all

Kensuke Tsuchiyo, Toyota Adria

KEY QUESTIONS TO BE ADDRESSED

How to connect urban and rural areas in the most efficient way assuring sustainable ways of mobility?

Perspective of business / Mr. Hannes Pichler, Head of Innovation and Project Management, INNOFREIGHT Solutions GmbH

Perspective of legislation / Lilijana Madjar, Director at Regional Development Agency of Ljubljana Urban Region, RRA LUR

Round table with Q&A

13.50 Conclusions and takeaways