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Connected and Automated Driving: What's needed from the EU?

  • Representation of the Free State of Bavaria 77 Wiertzstraat Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, 1000 Belgium (map)

Draft Programme

10:00 Registration and welcome coffee

10:30 Introduction and keynote speeches

  • Welcome by Barbara Schretter, Director of the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU

  • Keynote speech by Gwenole Cozigou, Director for Industrial Transformation and Advanced Value Chains at DG GROW

  • Setting the scene for vehicle connectivity and automation: Richard Cuerden, Director at TRL Academy

11:00 Panel discussion: What should be the priorities of the EU on CAD?

  • Claire Depré, Head of Sustainable and Intelligent Transport Unit at DG MOVE, European Commission

  • Laurianne Krid, Director General at FIA Region I

  • Paul Daman, Active Safety and Vehicle Automation Specialist, BMW Group

  • Sigrid de Vries, Secretary General, CLEPA

  • Fazilet Cinaralp, Secretary General, ETRMA

12:10 Closing Speeches

  • Speech by Maria Rautavirta, Director of Data Business Unit at the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications

  • Closing remarks by Raluca Marian, Senior Adviser for Passenger Transport, IRU Permanent Delegation to the EU

Moderation: Katrina Sichel

12:30-14:00 Lunch buffet with demonstrations of new CAD initiatives and technologies.