EU support for developing rail transport in Croatia

5 June 2018

The event will be organised by Davor Škrlec, Member of the European Parliament, and UNIFE in cooperation with the Croatian Parliament on 5 June 2018 in Zagreb. Representatives of the European Commission, the European Parliament, the European Investment Bank, the ERA, the Shift2Rail JU as well as the Croatian Transport and Infrastructure Ministry and the Croatian operating community shall be among the speakers. 

 

VENUE

Croatian Parliament (Trg Sv. Marka 6, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia)

PROGRAMME

8:30 – 9:00

REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE

9:00 – 9:40

OPENING SESSION

Domagoj Ivan MILOŠEVIĆ, Chair of the European Affairs Committee of the Croatian Parliament (confirmed)
Nikolina BRNJAC, State Secretary, Croatian Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure (confirmed)
Davor ŠKRLEC, Member of the European Parliament (confirmed)
Maja Bakran MARCICH, Deputy Director-General, DG MOVE, European Commission (confirmed)
Philippe CITROËN, Director General of UNIFE (confirmed)

Moderation by Philippe Citroën, Director General of UNIFE

9:40 – 11:20

CURRENT AND FUTURE EU INVESTMENT FOR RAIL IN CROATIA

Maja BAKRAN MARCICH, Deputy Director-General, DG MOVE, European Commission (confirmed)
Aurélio CECILIO, Head of Unit Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia, DG REGIO, European Commission (confirmed)
Anton KOVAČEV, Head of Zagreb office, European Investment Bank (EIB) (confirmed)
Vedrana JELUŠIĆ KAŠIĆ, Director for Croatia, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (confirmed)
Kristijan LEŽAIĆ, CEF Transport contact point, Directorate for Strategic Infrastructure, Croatian Minister of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure (invited)
Ivan KRŠIĆ, President of the Management Board, HŽ Infrastruktura (invited)
Ljuba ROMČEVIĆ ŽGELA, Head of Zagreb Electric Tram (invited)

11:20 – 11:40

Coffee break

11:40 – 13:00

MOBILITY AND INTEROPERABILITY
State of play of the implementation of the Technical Pillar of the 4th Railway Package and the deployment of ERTMS

Elisabeth WERNER, Director for Land Transport, DG MOVE, European Commission (confirmed)
Josef DOPPELBAUER, Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) (invited)
Karel VINCK, European Coordinator for ERTMS (invited)
Želimir DELAČ, Director of the Croatian Railway Safety Agency (National Safety Authority) (confirmed)
Željko UKIĆ, CEO of HŽPP (invited)
Ivan BAHUN, CEO of Končar Electric Vehicles Inc. (invited)

13:00 – 14:15

LUNCH BREAK
Sponsored by ALTPRO and Pro Rail Alliance Croatia

14:15 – 15:45

CURRENT AND FUTURE RESEARCH & INNOVATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR CROATIAN STAKEHOLDERS

Elisabeth WERNER, Director for Land Transport, DG MOVE, European Commission (confirmed)
Jean-François AGUINAGA, Head of Unit Surface Transport, DG RTD, European Commission (confirmed)
Carlo BORGHINI, Executive Director of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (confirmed)
Future Chairman of the European Rail Research Advisory Council (ERRAC) (invited)
Mislav KRALJEVIĆ, Director Business Strategy of ALTPRO and member of Pro Rail Alliance Croatia (confirmed)
Maja SALAPIĆ, Senior Adviser, Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes, Croatian National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 “Smart, green and integrated transport” (confirmed)

15:45 – 16:00

CLOSING REMARKS by Pero ĆOSIĆ, Chair of the Committee on Maritime Affairs, Transportation and Infrastructure of the Croatian Parliament (invited)

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