Rural Pact Conference: Session 5.5 Sustainable mobility solutions to connect rural areas with urban centres

By Jane Tewson / Updated: 14 Jun 2022
Thursday 16 June 2022, 11:00 to 12:30
Brussels, Belgium
Past event

The Rural Pact Conference, takes place from 15-16 June, and is organised by the Commission in partnership with the European Committee of the Regions, the European Economic and Social Committee, the European Parliament, the Presidency of the European Council and the European Rural Parliament.

On the second day of the conference, 16 June, 11:00-12.30, the Session 5.5 Sustainable mobility solutions to connect rural areas with urban centres will present public authorities and transport sector stakeholders with examples on mobility management at the local and regional level, including on better urban planning to connect rural and suburban areas, and on promoting the roll-out of digital solutions that allow people to use different modes of transport to reach their destination. The Commission will also present the place of rural mobility in EU transport policy.

Speakers for this session are:

  • Mr. Piotr RAPACZ, Team Leader, Directorate General for Mobility and Transport, European Commission
  • Ms. Lucie KIRSTEIN, Scientific Advisor, National Academy of Science and Engineering, Germany
  • Mr. Giorgio AMBROSINO, CEO, MemEx, Italy
  • Mr. Manuel TSCHENET, CEO, Kufstein Mobil , Austria

Registration has closed. Live streaming will be available for plenary sessions only. Please visit the website here.