The event introduces EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK, shares good practice examples and highlights the importance of participatory activities for sustainable mobility.
Professor Knoflacher’s keynote will provide valuable input on the relationship between cars and cities.
The practical insight will be provided by three cities, that will showcase their impressive achievements during EMW.
Best practice examples from all over the world will be showcased during EMW that can foster sustainable mobility on the local level.
This side-event will be held in English with simultaneous interpretation in German, French and Russian.
To participate in one or more webinars, registration via the online conference platform is required.
Please note that your attendance needs to be confirmed by the conference organizers.
Moderation: Ms Eva Pölzl (ORF; Austrian broadcasting company)
14:00 – 14:03 - EMW Short videos
14:03 – 14:10 - Welcome and video-messages
Mr Matthew Baldwin (DG MOVE Deputy Director-General) (TBC) Ms Leonore Gewessler (Minister for the Environment of Austria) Prof. Dirk Messner (President of the German Environment Agency)
14:10-14:15 - EMW introduction
Mr Juan Caballer (EUROCITIES Project Coordinator - Mobility)
14:15-14:30 - Keynote and questions
Prof. Hermann Knoflacher (tbc)
14:30-15:00 - Input from towns and cities on EMW and sustainable transport
Mr. Felix Heinrichs (Mayor of Mönchengladbach, Germany)
Mr Juan Cols and Canals (Mayor of Granada, Spain)
Mr. Gerhard Weil (Mayor of Bruck/Leitha, Austria)
15:00-15:10 - Innovative EMW activities around the globe
Mr. Juan Caballero (Eurocities)
Ms Claudia Kiso (Germany)
Ms Petra Völkl (Austria)
15:10-15:15 Closing remarks
EMW will also be presented at the virtual exhibition during the three Side Event days (10-12 May) and the two conference days (17-18 May)!