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CIVITAS URBAN FREIGHT CONFERENCE 2018

Four European research projects of the CIVITAS network CITYLAB, NOVELOG, SUCCESS and U-TURN, presented their approaches for cleaner urban freight transport at a joint final conference in Brussels, 23/24 April 2018. Polis contributed to CITYLAB and NOVELOG as consortium member and organised the CIVITAS Urban Freight Conference.
The event was interactive and included presentations, debates, poster sessions and exhibitions, breakout and training sessions, workshops and awards. Over 150 participants participated in the event including high level representatives from the European Commission. The event also featured an interactive dialogue between European and US stakeholders.

The agenda can be in this PDF file. https://v.gd/wNRxcU

All presentations videoed at the event will be available at this VIMEO album. https://v.gd/rxP60w

All presentations and poster are available here: https://v.gd/rIhdjP

CITYLAB, NOVELOG, SUCCESS and U-TURN are financed by the Horizon 2020 programme and are part of CIVITAS, a European network of cities which was launched by the European Commission in 2002 and encourages local authorities to engage in cleaner and better transport solutions. Since then, the CIVITAS initiative has tested and implemented over 800 measures and urban transport solutions in the context of various demonstration projects.

Read more: http://novelog.eu/civitas-urban-freight-conference/

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CIVITAS Urban Freight Conference, April 2018, Brussels

23 April 2018 – 24 April 2018 Brussels

The CITYLAB, NOVELOG, SUCCESS, U-TURN projects join forces and invite you to the “CIVITAS Urban Freight Conference”, an interactive event including presentations, posters and exhibitions, breakout and training sessions, workshops and awards.

The projects have already started working hard together for a successful conference, and will release a draft agenda soon. In the meantime, save the date and REGISTER HERE: https://www.polisnetwork.eu/events2/CIVITAS-Urban-Freight-Conference-23-24-April-2018-Brussels

A description of the event is available here: https://www.polisnetwork.eu/uploads/Events_pictures/CIVITAS_Urban_Freight_Conference_-_23-24_April_2018_SAVE_THE_DATE_v2.pdf

 

Workshop: Guidance on business models for sustainable city logistics 15th Feb 2018

The NOVELOG project is organising its 6th city workshop in Athens on 15 Feb. 2018.

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Interested?
Please visit and register at http://novelog.eu/event/novelog-athens-workshop/
Selected cities & regions and their stakeholders can benefit from a specific budget dedicated for covering their Travel & Accommodation costs, but resources are limited! Please email Giacomo Somma (g.somma@mail.ertico.com) to enquire.

 

RailLinks, Brazil – Researcher Links Workshop July 2017

brasao_defaultIt is our pleasure to invite you to apply to attend a rail-orientated workshop in Brazil, which will be funded by the British Council, Newton Fund programme. The workshop will take place in Joinville, Brazil (31 July, 2017 – 4 August, 2017). For the successful candidates, travel costs and hotel will be covered by the project.  We aim to recruit 14 UK early career researchers interested in rail transport and traffic management to attend the workshop and represent their institutions. The application form can be found here: http://newtonrailway.ufsc.br/application-form/

Deadline for applications: 10 May, 2017

Further information about the workshop can be found on our webpage: http://newtonrailway.ufsc.br/

Contact Dr. Marin Marinov, for more details: Email: marin.marinov@ncl.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3976

A Truly Integrated Transport System for Sustainable and Efficient Logistics

SETRIS Deliverable “A Truly Integrated Transport System for Sustainable and Efficient Logistics”.This document provides a holistic overview of a truly integrated transport system as the vision to reach significant advances in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of freight transport and logistics, creating value and adding competitiveness to all manufacturing and retail sectors in Europe and supporting the achievement of societal challenges associated to freight transport. Read the pdf here. [https://v.gd/smzJZw]

The document has been prepared in the frame of SETRIS project and the contents have been reviewed and approved by the five transport European Technology Platforms (ETP): ERTRAC, ERRAC, ACARE, ALICE and WATERBORNE.