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Clean growth in freight transport: emissions and impact assessment

17 October 2016, JRC – Ispra Site (I), Italy

Welcome speech and introduction

Welcome
Vignati Elisabetta, Joint Research Centre, Air and Climate Unit (Head of Unit)

 

Round table: introduce the participants

SESSION 1 Emissions and impacts from freight transport in the Danube Region: tools and approaches.

CONNECTIVITY in the framework of JRC scientific support to the Danube Strategy
Marilena Muntean, Joint Research Centre, Air and Climate Unit

 

Modal shift emission scenarios in transport: approaches and limitations
Marilena Muntean/Greet Janssens-Maenhout /Diego Guizzardi/Edwin Schaaf, Joint Research Centre, Air and Climate Unit

 

Moving from “fuel sold” approach to a “fuel used” methodology
Krisztian Uhlik, Institute for Transport Sciences (KTI), Hungary

 

National emissions inventory for the transport sector: Croatia
Mirela Poljanac, EKONERG Ltd., Atmospheric Protection and Climate Change Department, Croatia

 

How to distribute emissions: EDGAR web-based emissions gridding tool
Greet Janssens-Maenhout /Diego Guizzardi/Marilena Muntean, Joint Research Centre, Air and Climate Unit

 

Evaluation of emissions’ impact on air quality and health in the Danube Region
Rita van Dingenen, Joint Research Centre, Air and Climate Unit

 

Discussion on the opportunities to develop further these activities to support PAs/DG REGIO

 
SESSION 2 JRC and Danube Region expertise in transport related issues.

Legislation related to ship emissions/fuel quality: inland waterways
Tanja Willumsen, Ecological Council/Denmark

 

Existing and new technologies: ships (Danube, inland waterways)
Gert-Jan Muilerman/Juha Schweighofe, Viadonau

 

JRC in-house database of vessels tracking data
Fabio Mazzarella, Joint Research Centre, Demography, Migration and Governance Unit

 

T-NET: policy impact assessment for transport at NUTS-3 level
Elena Navajas Cawood, Joint Research Centre, Economics of Climate Change, Energy and Transport Unit

 

New technologies penetration: trucks
Giorgio Martini, Joint Research Centre, Sustainable Transport Unit

 

Biofuel: a player in the future?
Luisa Marelli, Joint Research Centre, Sustainable Transport Unit

 

Discussion on the relevance of these topics to Macro-regional Policy in the Danube

 
SESSION 3 Panel discussion

Panel discussion on “supporting clean growth in freight transport and particularities of transport in Central Europe/Danube Region”
Moderator: Marilena Muntean, Joint Research Centre
Panellists: Greet Janssens-Maenhout, Giorgio Martini, Gert-Jan Muilerman and Franc Žepič.

   
SESSION 4 Biomass transport on the Danube River.

Biomass resources in the Danube Region: mobilizing the potential
Nicolae Scarlat/Jean-Francois Dallemand/Fabio Monforti-Ferrario, Joint Research Centre, Energy Efficiency and Renewables Unit

 

Future scenarios on the transport of biomass on the Danube Region and cost reduction: concept
Milica Gvozdic/Bettina Matzner, Viadonau (presented by Gert-Jan Muilerman)

 

Discussion on the relevance of these topics to Macro-regional Policy in the Danube

 
SESSION 5 EU Macro-regional strategies.

Priority Area 1A "To improve mobility and intermodality of inland waterways”: activities and priorities
Gert-Jan Muilerman/Gudrun Maierbrugger/Cristina Cuc, Priority Area 1A Coordinators/Danube Strategy

 

Priority Area 1B "To improve mobility and intermodality - rail, road and air": activities and priorities
Franc Žepič/Miodrag Poledica, Priority Area 1B Coordinators/Danube Strategy

 

EU Macro-regional strategies: a powerful tool to address cross-country and cross-region issues Marco Onida, DG REGIO, Competence Centre “Macro-regions and European Territorial Cooperation”, Coordinator of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR).

 

Discussion on the priorities in transport including cross-priority area issues

 

Conclusions and next steps
Julian Wilson, Joint Research Centre

 

Side meeting: JRC, DG REGIO, PA1a and PA1b on streamlining possible collaboration
Moderator: Marilena Muntean, Joint Research Centre

 

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