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Conference Programme

The two-day discussions will be marked by political and technical sessions with key information and Q&A about subjects falling under the responsibility of ASECAP’s different Permanent Committees (COPERs) affecting infrastructure financing, safe movement and smart mobility.

On the first day of discussions (Tuesday 30 May) the various developments for the decarbonization of transportation, as well as the finance tools for the new mobility needs and trends for the infrustructure of the future, will be examined from a truly political angle. Furthermore, during this first day, three policy sessions will be dedicated regarding the state-of-the-art on EETS, the smooth transition to more innovative, safe and efficient ITS solutions and road maintenance in order to provide road infrastructures offering the highest standards of safety.

Two technical sessions and one marketing session will mainly shape the second day (Wednesday 31 May). Experts will make presentations on subjects falling under the reduce of CO2 emmissions and the safe digitalisation of motorway sector. To the marketing session will be held discussion for the most innovative marketing activities.

Finally, as a closing session, the EU and the US will discussed the current and future key challenges for the toll industry.

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10.00 - 19:00

Registration and distribution of congress papers

15.00 - 18:00

ASECAP Steering Committee and General Assembly – ASECAP Members only

OPENING OF THE ASECAP DAYS

19:30

Visit to the exhibition area (cocktails & finger food) 

20:30

Welcome Reception (walking dinner) 

from 08:00

Registration and distribution of congress papers

09:30 - 11:30

Political session – Interactive Debate

Financing new mobility needs and trends – preparing the infrastructure of the future: what are the solutions

Road networks play the leading role in the European mobility over 72% of passengers move by car and 60% of freight is moved by trucks. Therefore, reliability and the quality of the road transport on the main European axis and beyond, is crucial for the European economy and for all European citizens. In a lack of public budget, with the challenges expressed by a strong EU transport policy guidelines and orientations: robust and well maintained road infrastructure, multimodal offers, new mobility trends (car sharing, carpooling, autonomous vehicles) de carbonization of transportation, concession contracts remain powerful tool to policy makers to handle them. What solutions, what propositions. Financial experts, policymakers, decision makers from the toll operator companies, will bring their views, experiences on the topics and solutions that can be applied.

Moderator: Journalist

Keynote Speaker: (Economist t.b.d)

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 - 13:00

Policy session

EETS – where are we?

Moderator: Bruno de la FuenteSEOPAN 

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch

14:30 - 16:00

Policy session

Innovative megatrends in the road transport sector

Actions to ensure a smooth transition to a more innovative, advanced, safe and efficient road transport system by applying innovative ITS solutions.

Moderator: Marko Jandrisits, ASFINAG

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 - 18:00

Policy session

Maintenance and preservation of the assets: ensuring the highest standards of safety

Developing innovative maintenance tools is a key priority to safeguard the infrastructure assets and avoid their deterioration.

Moderator: Malika Seddi, ASFA

Keynote Speaker (TBC)

20:00

ASECAP DAYS Gala Dinner

from 08.00

Registration and distribution of congress papers

09:00 - 10:30

Technical session 1

The reduction of C02 emission and preservation of the fauna & flora

What actions are undertaken by the motorway companies to fulfill their obligations and going even beyond?

10:30 - 11.00

Coffee break

11:00 - 12.30

Technical session 2

Innovative challenges in the digitalized motorway sector: big data cybersecurity digitalization

Keynote Speaker: Malcolm Palmore, FBI Special Agent, ASAC - Cyber Branch

12:30 - 14.00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:00

Marketing/Commercial session

Innovative services & tools & apps for road infrastructure

Based on the outcome of the 2017 marketing event and to give more room to industrial players supporting the ASECAP Days

15:00 - 16:15

Key industry challenges – EU and US perspectives

Moderator: Emanuela Stocchi, IBTTA President

16:15 - 16:30

Closing and Invitation to the 2018 ASECAP Study Days