Events

ERTRAC Annual Conference 2019
4 April 2019 to 2019

 

 

ERTRAC Annual Conference 2019
Road Transport Research towards
“Horizon Europe”

#ERTRAC2019

When: 4 April 2019
Where: L'Arsenal, 950 Chaussée de Wavre, 1040 Brussels

 

The conference will be dedicated to the preparation of the 9th Research Framework Programme "Horizon Europe": which place for Road Transport Research and which key research challenges?

Three new Roadmaps will be presented and distributed: on "Connected Automated Driving", on "Road Safety", and on "Long Distance Freight Transport". The event will include an exhibition showcasing some examples of innovation in the automotive and mobility sector

 

PROGRAMME

09:15-10:00 Welcome coffee and visit of exhibition

10:00 Introductory Session: which place for Road Transport Research in Horizon Europe?

  • Stephan Neugebauer, ERTRAC Chairman, BMW Group, Director Global Research Cooperation
  • Markus Ferber, Member of the European Parliament
  • Clara de la Torre, European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, Director Transport Research

10:45 The European Green Vehicles Initiative: 10 years of achievements and future perspectives

11:45 Europe on the way to Connected Automated Driving: presentation of new ERTRAC Roadmap 

  • Connecting vehicles and infrastructures
    Manfred Harrer, ASFINAG Maut Service GmbH 
    Head of Telematic Services, CEDR, Co-Chair CAD WG
  • Use cases for passenger cars
    Armin Graeter, BMW Group 
    Technical Product Manager Regulation Automated Driving
  • Use cases for freight vehicles
    Mats Rosenquist, Volvo Group
    CTO Office, Research Collaboration
  • Use cases for urban mobility
    Eckard Steiger, Robert Bosch GmbH, Chassis Systems Control 
    Director Industrial Cooperations Automated Driving

12:45 Lunch break and visit of the exhibition

14:00 Road Safety: a research roadmap to support the Vision Zero

  • Matthew Baldwin, European Commission, DG Mobility and Transport 
    Deputy Director General, European Coordinator for Road Safety

  • What are today the challenges for road safety in Europe?
    Magnus Granstrom, SAFER
    Director

  • Road Safety research needs to address today challenges - the way forward
        Peter Urban, IKA Aachen, Vice Director, ERTRAC Road Safety WG Leader
        Olaf Op den Camp, TNO, Senior Consultant Integrated Vehicle Safety

14:45 Long Distance Freight Transport: a new roadmap for a sector in transformation

15:30 Conclusions

  • Major research topics identified today
    Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni, ERTRAC Operational Vice-Chairman
    Valeo, Group Corporate Vice-President for Sustainability and External Affairs

  • Concluding remarks and outlook to TRA 2020 Helsinki
    Stephan Neugebauer, ERTRAC Chairman

16:00 End of conference

 

To download the three new roadmaps, they are accessible through our Roadmaps section

Photos of #ERTRAC2019 conference are available to be downloaded.


With the support of 

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ENTRANCE: 
Registrations are now closed. For any query, please contact info@ertrac.org.


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