Jul 08, 2022

Zero Emission Zones & Logistics Solutions: A dialogue between policy makers & logistics practitioners

Sunday, June 19th, 2022

We invite ALICE and POLIS members to join a dialogue between policy makers and private sector on zero emission zones and logistics solutions.

Objectives:

This webinar aims to facilitate the discussion between policy makers and logistics practitioners on zero emission zones (ZEZ) and logistics solutions, in order to inform each other on current policy development and efforts made from the logistics sector. Through the discussion, POLIS and ALICE will help to build trust with stakeholders and ensure policy development and implementation taking into account of the logistics sector’ views, thus reach our ambitions of zero emission urban logistics by 2030.

Format of the webinar:

The webinar will consist of presentations and panel discussions. This webinar is open to ALICE and POLIS members only.

Draft agenda:

  • 9:00 – 9:15 Welcome and presentation from Paola Cossu, CEO of FIT Consulting/Vice chair of ALICE Urban Logistics Thematic Group: Our views on Urban Vehicle Access Regulation (Presentation)
  • 9:15 – 9:35 Presentation from the SURF team: Recommendations on Zero Emission Zones for cities by Raffaele Vergnani, POLIS (Surf Introduction Presentation);
  • 9:25 – 9:40 Surf Project – Karditsa Case study by Alexia Spirydonidou, City of Karditsa, Greece (Karditsa Case Study)
  • 9:40 – 10:25 Discussion: views from the private sector & discussion between policy makers and private sector
  • 10:25 – 10:30 Final remarks

The Panel discussions will consist of policy makers and private sector. Confirmed panellists are:

  • Policy makers:
    • Alexia Spirydonidou, City of Karditsa, Greece
    • Sjouke van der Vlougt, City of Groningen, the Netherland
    • Jasper Van Den Berghen, Department of Mobility and Public Works, Flanders, Belgium;
    • Catherine Ittner, Zero Emission Freight Senior Programme Manager, C40
  • Private sector:
    • Artur Drenk, UPS International Sustainability Manager
    • Pierre FILS, Bpost

Expected outcomes:

  • Build trust among public and private sectors;
  • Collect inputs from the public and private sectors on their views on ZEZ
  • Identify gaps and propose actions to address the gaps.

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