BESTFACT Final Conference

Kaunas/Klaipedia, 22nd and 23rd of October 2015

vilnius_largeDate: 22nd and 23rd of October 2015

Location: Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipeda, Lithuania

The BESTFACT Final Conference will take place in Lithuania, on the 22nd and 23rd of October 2015, in cooperation with the International Conference Transport Means 2015. It will be held at Kaunas University of Technology on 22 October and in Klaipėda University on 23 October 2015.

The conference continues long-lasting traditions and reflects the most relevant scientific and practical problems of transport engineering. The conference also aims to provide a platform for discussions, interactions and exchange between the researchers, scientists and engineers.

Agenda

Presentations 23rd October Kaunas/Klaipeda

Plenary session

Artūras Drungilas, Klaipėda State Seaport Authority – Innovation-based development of Klaipeda Seaport technologies

Karri Rantasila, Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus  (VTT) – Business and policy recommendations based on BESTFACT findings

Simon Bohne, Rapp Trans AG – BESTFACT Best Practice Handbooks: Successful concepts, strategies and actions in freight transport practice

Common session of the General Assembly of the West-Eastern Transport Corridor Association (EWTCA) and BESTFACT

Dr. Algirdas Šakalys / Dr. Laima Greičiūnė, VGTU – EWTCA as a best practice case or an instrument of inter-regional cooperation

Prof. Norbert Wagener / Ralf Behrens, Wagener&Herbst Management Consultants GmbH – Green intermodal platforms for the efficient logistics in the German Capital region

Saulius Stasiūnas, JSC Lithuanian Railways – Rail-Road Combined Transport: new developments and opportunities

Prof. Vytautas Paulauskas, Klaipeda University – Development of the Sea Motorways and Klaipeda port prospects in MoS

Mats Olsson, Port of Karlshamn – Crossing the continents: How new developments can improve the transport along the global transport corridors

Dr. Gunnar Fastén, NetPort Science park – Improving Transport Infrastructure in Southeast Sweden

BESTFACT Urban freight session

Jacques Leonardi, University of Westminster – Best Practices in urban freight

Anne-Laure Beraud, Ville de Paris – Sustainable urban logistics

Christophe de Voghel, Brussels Region Mobility – Freight plan, policy making and achievements of the sustainable logistics projects in Brussels Region

Jürgen Schrampf, Econsult – The Austrian roadmap on Smart Urban Logistics and some project examples

BESTFACT Green logistics, co-modality and e-freight session

Maria Rodrigues, PANTEIA – Cluster2 Green logistics & Co-Modality

Roland Frindik, Marlo – Cluster on eFreight – ICT in freight logistics

Jerker Sjögren, Lindholmen Science Park – Greening of transports and corridors – a green corridor portal

Heiki Laaksamo, Tieke – BESTFACT implementation action on practical guidelines for implementing standard message exchange