29/11/2023 - 30/11/2023 Leuven, Belgium

Annual POLIS Conference 2023

The Annual POLIS Conference 2023 will take place on 29-30 November in Leuven, Belgium.

The Annual POLIS Conference is Europe’s leading sustainable urban mobility event, providing an opportunity for cities and regions to showcase their transport achievements to a large audience of mobility experts, practitioners, and decision-makers from both the public and private sector.

After a record-breaking edition in 2022, the POLIS Team and our Conference host and current President City of Leuven are glad to welcome you to another fantastic Conference.

Registrations are open! 

The registrations for the Annual POLIS Conference are now open: visit our registration page to secure your spot at the early bird rate of EUR 310 — an offer valid up to 30 September 2023.

And what if you are a POLIS member? You will be pleased to know that three of your representatives may register for free for the Conference!

Discover all our ticket options and register below:

Check out our draft programme

Across two days, the Annual POLIS Conference will offer a mix of plenaries, parallel sessions, and interesting site visits — we are once again bringing together the brightest minds, policymakers, industry leaders, and city and region representatives from around Europe and beyond to engage in 32 thought-provoking sessions and 2 unique plenaries. Plus, you can discover our host, Leuven, in 12 exciting site visits!


Call for Sponsors

Enhance the visibility of your organisation or initiative through one of our 12 Sponsorship and Exhibition packages: our Call for Sponsors and Exhibitors is now open - check it out and download our Sponsorship form to apply, too!

We are happy to accommodate individual needs and develop a tailored sponsorship package that meets your expectations: do not hesitate to contact our Event Manager Alexia Collignon (acollignon@polisnetwork.eu) to find your perfect match!

Do not miss the opportunity to meet 900 key stakeholders involved in smart, innovative, and sustainable transport solutions in cities and regions.

View our Call for Sponsors and Exhibitors

Download our Sponsorship form

Meet our host

Leuven, Belgium, is a mission-driven city that excels through inspiring governance models and the systems put in place for the public to innovate and get involved in critical decision-making processes.

Dynamic and diverse, Leuven is at the forefront of innovation: indeed, the European Commission awarded the city as the 2020 European Capital of Innovation for its unique cooperation model  one that unites residents, institutions, and organisations and allows them to co-innovate, test, and apply groundbreaking solutions to fight climate change, foster the quality of life and education, and promote a sustainable, accessible, and inclusive mobility system.

Because of its cooperation model, the Belgian city and POLIS President has also received many accolades for mainstreaming accessibility.

“Our cooperation model, Leuven2030, is how citizens, companies, as well as research institutes, commit to sustainable mobility and focus on inclusive mobility”

— Deputy Mayor David Dessers.

Leuven 2030 is a non-profit organisation which convenes 600 local partners and civil society representatives, all working towards the goal of climate neutrality through small and large-scale actions and projects. An active Advisory Group also supports the organisation for disabled users and advises on the different mobility rights and supporting measures for disabled people.