Speakers info

Roundtable: Clean Transport in Europe

23 May 2018

10:45-12:15 | Arenberg Room

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John Cooper

FuelsEurope

Director General
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Marta Yugo

Concawe

Science Executive
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Artur Runge-Metzger

European Commission

Director, Climate Strategy, Governance and Emissions from Non-trading Sectors
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Bas Eickhout

European Parliament

Member
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Sara Stefanini

Moderator

Former Senior Policy Reporter at Politico
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Nicola Shaw

National Grid Group

Executive Director of U.K
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Neville Jackson

Ricardo plc.

Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

 

Transport is at the heart of the European project and the backbone of the European economy. Citizens, industries and businesses expect a cost-effective transport system, which allows them to move both within and out side of the EU, thus creating wealth, growth and sustaining the competitiveness of the EU. Whilst the Transport sector plays its role in the EU economy, short, medium and long-term challenges have occurred and will have to be addressed: The urban air quality challenge, the 2050 EU climate targets, the technological challenges faced by various transport sectors to develop alternative energy options and finally the import dependency for raw materials.The costs of making a mistake are large: