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Launch of the Platform for the Electrification of Surface Transport

The Platform for the Electrification of Surface Transport brings together twelve organisations from across industries and transport modes. It is committed to the promotion of further electrification of surface transport on a cooperative and multi-modal basis.

For more information, please read the common vision of the Platform, including a list of its current members.

The Platform has organised a panel discussion on the electrification of transport on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 in Brussels.

The event was opened by Ms Gesine Meissner, Member of the European Parliament Transport and Tourism Committee (ALDE, DE) followed by two presentaitons: 'Electrifying transport: the sustainable option' by Mr Hans ten Berge, Secretary General of EURELECTRIC and 'Low-carbon multi-modal transport solutions' by  Mr Libor Lochman, Executive Director of CER.

Panel discussion: Mr Gesine Meissner, MEP (ALDE, DE); representative from DG MOVE; Mr Olivier Paturet, General Manager, Zero Emissions Strategy, Nissan Europe; Mr Alain Berger, Vice-President for European Affairs and Head of Brussels office, Alstom; Mr Alain Flausch, General Secretary, International Association of Public Transport (UITP); and Mr Joost van Gils, Vice-Director Economic Development and Mobility, Province of North Brabant, the Netherlands.

Moderation: Professor Joeri Van Mierlo, Vice-President of AVERE

To see the full agenda click here.

Should you have any question, please send an e-mail to Florinda Boschetti.