CPMR Intercommission Working Group on Transport

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28 November 2017

Nouvelle-Aquitaine Offices – 21 Rue Montoyer – Brussels

Meeting of the CPMR Transport Working Group

Agenda (pdf.version)


Welcome and presentation of the agenda by Bruno OLIVER, Director, Fundación Transpirenaica, Government of Aragón, Chairman of the CPMR Transport Working Group

Session 1: Greening European Transport: Regions are concerned

Session 2: Debate with the European Parliament’s rapporteur on the revision of the Eurovignette Directive

  • Introduction by Patrick ANVROIN, Director, CPMR
  • Presentation by Christine REVAULT D’ALLONNES, Member of the Tran Committee of the European Parliament, Rapporteur on Eurovignette
  • Debate with the Rapporteur
  • Conclusions by Bruno OLIVER

Session 3: Smart and Intelligent Transport: policies and projects

  • Digitalisation of transport, priorities of the European Commission by Isabelle VANDOORNE, Deputy Head of Unit, Unit B4, Sustainable & Intelligent transport
  • Smart shipping: Innovation in maritime transport and port industry by Paul TOURRET, Director, Institut Supérieur d’Economie Maritime / Institute of Maritime Economics
  • Presentation of the project DocksTheFuture by Marilena BRANCHINA, Circle
  • Sustainable mobility and tourism in 6 insular cities of Europe: presentation and first achievements of the CIVITAS DESTINATIONS project, by Panos COROYANNAKIS, Communication Director of the project

Session 4: Aviation, issues at stake, towards an action plan of the CPMR to improve air connectivity

  • “An Aviation Strategy for Europe” (December 2015) presentation of the strategy, state of play and relevant topics for peripheral regions by Gabor NAGY, Policy Officer Unit E1 (Aviation Policy), DG Move
  • Air Connectivity: prospects at EU level, by Dr David MARSH, Head of Forecast & Network Intelligence Unit, EUROCONTROL

Session 5: post-2020, future of the CEF

  • Address by Frédéric VERSINI, Deputy Head of Unit B1, TEN-T, European Commission DG Move
  • Conclusions of the meeting by Bruno OLIVER