ITF 2019 Pre-Summit Research Day

The ITF together with ECTRI, the US TRB and the WCTRS co-organised the 2019 Pre-Summit Research Day. The event took place on Tuesday, 21 May, one day prior to the official opening of the ITF Summit, in Leipzig (Germany).

The Research Day brought together top academics and researchers to present and discuss topics relevant to the Summit’s theme, providing highly valued input to the Summit’s core programme. The 2019’s theme was “Transport connectivity for regional integration”.

Several ECTRI Members presented their work today under the topics of the ITF 2019 Summit:

Session “Innovation and New Mobility Services”
Automated, electric, connected and shared urban mobility: New business roles for service provision and workforce training
Evangelos Bekiaris (Centre for Research and Technology Hellas/Hellenic Institute of Transport, Greece)

Session “Sustainable Transport Solutions”
Economic viability for an innovative sustainable transport solution – used diesel bus conversion into electric bus
Kristīne Malnača (Transport and Telecommunication Institute, JSC Ferrus, Latvia)

Session “Freight and Logistics Management”
Problems and solutions when establishing an urban multi-use transshipment terminal
Tale Ørving and Olav Eidhammer (Institute of Transport Economics, Norway)

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2019 ITF Pre-Summit Research Day Programme (pdf)