updated Agenda

Day 1 – 11 May 2011 – ‘The well connected transport system’

From 11:00 – Registration


12:00 – Lunch


13:00 – Welcoming addresses

  • Erik Bergkvist, President of the Executive Committee, Region Västerbotten, Sweden
  • Pontus Lindberg, Member of the Executive Board, Head of the Regional Development Committee, Region Skåne, Sweden, Lead Partner of the TransBaltic project


13:30 – TransBaltic: to connect, inspire and show new horizons

  • Progress presentation – Wiktor Szydarowski, project manager


13:45 – Baltic Transport Outlook 2030 – on the finish

  • Helena Kyster-Hansen, deputy BTO project manager, Tetraplan A/S, Denmark
  • Q&A session


14:30 – Informal networking


15:00 – The green transport system of the Baltic Sea Region

  • Panel debate of the pan-Baltic organisations active in transport and regional development, featuring: CPMR Baltic Sea Commission, CPMR North Sea Commission, VASAB, Baltic Ports Organization, Union of the Baltic Cities, HELCOM, Baltic Sea Chambers of Commerce Association, Baltic Development Forum (tbc), Baltic Sea States Subregional Cooperation (tbc)
  • Interactive session


16:30 – Towards TransBaltic blueprints in green transport solutions

WP 5 presentations:

  • Dry port development
  • Pre-Gate Parking Areas
  • Solutions to increase the rail freight transport 

17:30 – End of Day 1 proceedings


17:45 – Departure for evening programme and dinner reception

Day 2 – 12 May 2010 – ‘The robust transport system’


08:30 – Introduction to the second day of the conference

  • Susanne Ingo, moderator

08:45 – Towards TransBaltic blueprints in green transport solutions

  • Deployment of ICT toolbox
  • Empty container management in the BSR
  • Human resources development and CMS in harbour logistics

09:15 – Red-yellow lights to green transportation in North America

  • Prof Stephen Blank, Co-Chair, North American Transportation Competitiveness Research Council, USA
  • Q&A session


10:00 – BSR-India trade exchange and connectivity – a myth or reality?

  • Dr Prabir De, Fellow, Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi, India
  • Q&A session


10:45 – Informal networking


11:15 – Concluding debate – recommendations to the project halfway through the lifetime

Panel debate of TransBaltic stakeholders featuring; Pawel Stelmaszczyk, Head of Unit, European Commission DG MOVE Anders Lindholm, Programme Officer, European Commission DG REGIO Kirsi-Maarit Poljatschenko, General Manager, Hyundai Merchant Marine Scandinavia Jerker Sjögren, Programme Manager, Lindholmen Science Park AB, Sweden

Interactive session


11:45 – Summary of the conference


12:15 – Lunch


13:15 – End of the conference


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