Conference: Has EU rail policy effectively guaranteed fair competition?
Wednesday 27 January 2010
The European Commission issued a White Paper in 2001 setting the
agenda for the European transport policy throughout 2010, and
including radical changes in the rail sector. As a result, both
passenger and freight transport in member states have undergone
profound changes in order to increase fair (inter)national and
But how effective has EU rail policy been so
The Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds
has performed extensive research on the implementation and
effectiveness of EU rail policy.
The results from this and other research, as well as the plans
of the Commission and the views of the industry stakeholders on
where we should be heading will be discussed during the
conference Effectiveness of EU Rail Policy on 22
June 2010 in Brussels.
- The conference offers you a high-quality international platform
- gain insight into the EU policy-making process
- hear from member states how regulation ensures efficiency
- discuss policy effectiveness with MEPs and various rail actors
and share your opinion
- evaluate the current situation and the plans for future
European rail directives
- network and exploit business opportunities with
- share best practices
Carefully selected speakers will provide you with a profound
insight into rail policy and regulation. At the end of each session
you are kindly invited to join the discussion forum on how
effective EU rail policy has been and how we should continue in
order to keep ensuring fair competition.
Some confirmed speakers:
Chris Nash, Institute for Transport Studies - University of
Maurizio Castelletti, EC DG TREN BE
Michael Robson, EIM BE
Karsten Otte, Bundesnetzagentur DE
Jan-Eric Nilsson, VTI SE
Emile Quinet, PSE-ENPC FR
Michel Quidort, EPTO BE
Take a look at the
conference programme outline or proceed directly to registration.
For more information please visit www.railpolicy.eu.
The International Conference: Effectiveness of EU rail
policy is not an event organised by NETLIPSE. NETLIPSE
is not affiliated in any way with Europoint,
the Institute for Transport Studies or the University of