ECTRI 20th Anniversary

Celebrating 20 Years of Achievements in Sustainable and Multimodal Mobility Research

The year 2023 marks the 20th Anniversary of ECTRI, the European Conference of Transport Research Institutes.

To commemorate this important milestone, a special event was organised on November 15th, 2023 at the prestigious venue of Palais des Académies in Brussels.

On this occasion, distinguished personalities were brought together in a panel to discuss “Transforming mobility – Making research count in transport policy”. This panel discussion was preceded by enlivening scientific speeches from prominent ECTRI experts on “How research can drive green and inclusive mobility”. The event was followed by a reception at the same venue.

From 16:30 Opening doors and registration

  • Welcome drinks and networking

17:30 – 17:50 Opening Speeches

17:50 – 18:15 Scientific Speeches | “How research can drive green and inclusive mobility”

18:15 – 18:55 Panel discussion | “Transforming mobility – Making research count in transport policy

  • Jane Amilhat, Head of Unit Low Emission Future Industries DG RTD, European Commission
  • Angel Aparicio, Professor of Transport Planning and Economics, Technical University Madrid (UPM)
  • Magnus Blinge, Research Manager, SCANIA
  • Jaqueline Grassl, Head of the Department for Mobility and Transport Technologies, Austrian Federal Ministry for Climate Action
  • Stephen Perkins, Senior Counsellor, International Transport Forum at OECD

18:55 – 19:00 Closing remarks

Caroline Alméras, Secretary General, ECTRI

19:00 22:30 Cocktail and Reception

  • Walking dinner and networking

The event was moderated by Jacki Davis (Meade Davis Communications)

PROGRAMME | Download complete printable version (pdf)