Transport Decarbonisation as an Engine for Growth


EU Flagship event at COP21

As part of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc is pleased to host the Transport flagship event: Transport decarbonisation as an engine for growth.

The event shall explore the enormous potential that the decarbonisation of transport offers and what it needs to turn this potential into an engine for growth. The discussion moderated by Christian EGENHOFER from the Centre for European Policy Studies will focus on innovation in technologies and business models, and what actors at different levels can do to make good ideas become reality.


15:00 – Welcome: 

o Jean-Paul HUCHON – President of Région Île-de-France

o Alain Vidalies – Minister of State for Transport, Marine Affairs and Fisheries of France (TBC)

o Violeta BULC – European Commissioner for Transport


15:10/16:20 – Panel discussion:

o Violeta BULC – European Commissioner for Transport

o George FERGUSON – Mayor of Bristol (2015 Green Capital)

o Ali CLABBURN – Liftshare, Managing Director

o Anil SRIVASTAVA – Leclanché SA, CEO

o Susana QUINTANA-PLAZA – E.ON, Senior Vice-President Technology and Innovation


16:20/16:30 – Conclusion by François BAUSCH – Minister for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure of Luxembourg, Presidency of the Council of the European Union.


Coffee will be served at the end of the event. We look forward to seeing you in Paris!


December 03, 2015 - December 03, 2015


Le Bourget Conference Centre - European Union Pavilion, Hall 2B


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