How can transport become more sustainable?

Leading up to the Paris hosting of COP21 later this year, FICC has been collaborating with the French Embassy on a series of breakfast seminars that address the main challenges ahead for climate change.

Sustainable Transport Best Practices

Wednesday 24th June 2015
7.30am to 10.00am

O’Callaghan Alexander Hotel

This third breakfast seminar, introduced by H.E. Jean-Pierre Thébault, Ambassador of France to Ireland, explores the challenge of creating a sustainable transport for the future.

Guests speakers will present sustainable transport best practice, drawing from lessons learned and future strategies for the cities of Paris and Dublin.

Topics include an overview of the Irish and the French approach to sustainable transport, e-cars, cycling routes, infrastructure and eco-tourism.

The morning starts with a buffet breakfast and networking opportunity (07.30am to 08.00am), followed by presentations and a panel discussion with Q&A.

About the panel

MC Niall Gleeson (MD Alstom Ireland )

Speakers will include:

Key Speaker - H.E. Jean-Pierre Thébault, Ambassador of France to Ireland, Welcome, Introduction and Overview of France Best Practice

The city of Paris - Mr Christophe Najdovski , Deputy Mayor of Paris, in charge of transport, travel, roads and public space

National Policy - Ms Anne Graham, CEO of National Transport Authority (NTA)

The city of Dublin - Mr Brendan O’ Brien , Environment & Transportation Department , Dublin City Council

MD Transdev Ireland, Mr Brian Brennan

E-cars - Lynne Boucher, Marketing Manager, Renault Group Ireland

Europcar Ireland - Mr Niall Carson, Sales and Operations Manager, GoCar pay per use model

For more information and for registration, please visit the FICC webpage.

Published on 12/06/2015

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