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/
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
The NOVELOG project is organising its 6th city workshop in Athens on 15 Feb. 2018.
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 (email@example.com) to enquire.
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