POLIS' Secretary General joins ALICE’s panel on International Women's Day


The future of freight is female! POLIS' Secretary General Karen Vancluysen will join the ALICE panel, "The way forward for the logistics sector" on International Women's Day (IWD). 


Date: 8 March 

Time: 9:00-10:00am

The European Technology Platform ALICE will host a virtual breakfast to celebrate International Women’s Day (8th March), showcasing women leading key logistics innovation projects in Europe.

ALICE develops comprehensive strategies for research, innovation, and market deployment of logistics and supply chain management innovation in Europe.  

Ms. Vancluysen will be joined by panellists including Carolina Cipres - Director for Research at Zaragoza Logistics Centre (MIT-ZLC), Paola Chiarini - Policy Officer at DG MOVE (European Commission), Tiina Ruohonen - City of Oslo and Coordinator of the MOVE21 project, and Georgia Ayfantopoulou - Research Director at the Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT).

This virtual breakfast aims to present efforts made by women leaders to decarbonise the logistics sector while ensuring competitiveness and improving quality of life, exploring technology and business trends, and looking towards the future of urban freight.  

POLIS’ Urban Freight working group conducts extensive strategic dialogue with ALICE, and recently released the joint guide for advancing together towards zero-emission urban logistics by 2030. 

If you wish to join, please get in touch with the organiser Dr Yanying Li, Head of Programmes and Knowledge Management at ALICE.