What place for infrastructure preservation and upgrading in the next MFF ?
Conference / 18:00 –20:00 25 September 2018 / European Parliament / Room P5B001
As the condition of Europe’s ageing transport network has become a major issue in terms of competitiveness and territorial cohesion, modernization appears a key element to tackle long term challenges facing the EU : climate change, road safety, accessibility at regional and very local scale and as recently declared, military mobility.
In this context, how to ensure proper level of #EUinvestment for the maintenance and upgrade of the network in a context of scarcity of public resources ?
What role can CEF, Structural funds and the upcoming #InvestEU play in improving the daily life of millions of European commuters and transporters ?
As of 17:30 Welcome and registration
18:00 Welcome Address
Dominique Riquet, MEP, Chair of Long-term Investment Intergroup
18 :10 Keynote speech
Christian Tridon, French STRRES
18:20 2nd Keynote Speech
DG REGIO (tbc)
18:30 Roundtable: Local best practices and opportunities within the next MFF
Moderator Siobhan McKelvey, Member of the Executive Committee, European Road Federation
Fulvia Raffaelli, Head of Unit, Unit “Clean Technologies and Products”, DG GROW, European Commission (tbc)
Pierre Aubouin, Head of the Infrastructure & Transportation Department, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations
Koene Talsma, Member of the Taskforce Bouwagenda and Chairman of the Roadmap Bridges and Locks (The Netherlands)
19:45 Closing remarks
Ines Ayala Sender, MEP
As of 20:00 Cocktail