Leipzig, Thursday 28 May 2009

 

 
Ministers at the Forum
Anthony Albanese, Minister for Transport, Australia Lars Barfoed, Minister of Transport, Denmark Michalis Bekiris, Vice Minister of Transport, Greece
Anthony ALBANESE Lars BARFOED Michalis BEKIRIS
     
Dominique Bussereau, Secretary of State for Transport, France Roberto Castelli, Vice Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Italy Jang-Hyun Choi, Vice Minister for Transport, Logistics and Maritime Affairs, Korea
Dominique BUSSEREAU Roberto CASTELLI Jang-Hyun CHOI
     
Camiel Eurlings, Minister of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, Netherlands Zheng Lin Feng, Vice Minister of Transport, China Kaspars Gerhards, Minister of Transport, Latvia
Camiel EURLINGS Zheng Lin FENG Kaspars GERHARDS
     
Concepcion Gutierrez del Castillo, Secretary of State for Transport, Spain Geoff Hoon MP, Secretary of State for Transport, United Kingdom Mile Janakieski, Minister of Transport, FYROM
C. GUTIERREZ DEL CASTILLO Geff HOON MP Mile JANAKIESKI
     
Maciej Jankowski, Undersecretary of State, Poland Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation, USA Moritz Leuenberger, Conseiller Fédéral, Chef du DETEC, Switzerland
Maciej JANKOWSKI Ray LAHOOD Moritz LEUENBERGER
     
Igor Levitin, Minister of Transport, Russia Ziya Mammadov, Minister of Transport, Azerbaijan Eligijus Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications, Lithuania
Igor LEVITIN Ziya MAMMADOV Eligijus MASIULIS
     
Rob Merrifield, Minister of State, Transport, Canada Ernest Noka, Deputy Minister of Public Works, Transport and Telecommunication, Albania Juhan Parts, Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia
Rob MERRIFIELD Ernst NOKA Juhan PARTS
     
Veselin Poljasevic, Deputy Minister of Transport, Bosnia-Herzegovina Etienne Schouppe, Secretary of State for Transport, Belgium Masafumi Shukuri, Vice Minister for Transport, Japan
Veselin POLJASEVIC Etienne SCHOUPPE Masafumi SHUKURI
     
Gustav Slamecka, Minister of Transport, Czech Republic Wolfgang Tiefensee, Minister of Transport, Germany Anu Vehviläinen, Minister of Transport, Finland
Gustav SLAMECKA Wolfgang TIEFENSEE Anu VEHVILÄINEN
     
Binali Yildirim, Minister of Transport, Turkey
Binali YILDIRIM
     
     
     
Heads of Delegations
Roberto Aguerrebere Salido, General Director of Mexican Institute of Transport Vasile Botnari, Director General, National Agency of Road Transport, Moldova Vladimir Ciobanasu, Counsellor, Romanian Embassy, Berlin
Roberto AGUEBERRE SALIDO Vasile BOTNARI Vladimir CIOBANASU
     
Lajos Csepi, Deputy State Secretary, Hungary Eva Hildrum, Secretary General, Department of Transport, Norway Igor Jakomin, State Secretary, Slovenia
Lajos CSEPI Eva HILDRUM Igor JAKOMIN
     
Hakan Jannson, Senior Advisor, Minister for Communications, Sweden Pat Mangan, Assistant Secretary General, Department of Transport, Ireland Milan Mojs, State Secretary, Slovakia
Hakan JANSSON Pat MANGAN Milan MOJS
     
Renu Pall, India Matthias Ruete, Director DG-TREN, European Commission Dimitar Savov, Director, National Transport Directorate, Bulgaria
Renu PALL Matthias RUETE Dimitar SAVOV
     
Guy Staus, Conseiller de direction, Luxembourg David Sutton, Head of the Transport Strategy Unit, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Communications Crisostomo Teixeira, Head of Delegation, Portugal
Guy STAUS David SUTTON Crisostomo TEIXEIRA
     
Mamuka Vatsadze, Head of Transport Department, Georgia Christian Weissenburger, Head of Delegation, Austria
Mamuka VATSADZE Christian WEISSENBURGER
     
     
     
 
ITF Stand
ITF Stand: Véronique Feypell and Michael Schroeder, Denmark ITF Stand: Jari Kauppila, ITF Lasse Fridstrom, Institute of Transport Economics, Oslo
V. Feypell & M. Schroeder Jari Kauppila Lasse Fridstrom
     
     
ITF Stand: Wolfgang Tiefensee, German Minister of Transport (right) ITF Stand: Binali Yildarim, Turkish Minister of Transport ITF Staff: Sophie Hirabayashi, Michel Violland, Aline Plez and Sue Parandian
Wolfgang Tiefensee Binali Yildirim ITF Staff
     
     
Rosario Macario, José Viegas, Werner Rothengatter Brendan Halleman, ITF ITF Stand
R. Macario and J. Viegas Brendan Halleman ITF Stand
     
     
ITF Stand ITF Stand Lasse Fridstrom, Institute of Transport Economics and Kurt Van Dender, ITF
ITF Stand ITF Stand L. Fridstrom & K. Van Dender
     
     
     
Welcome Addresses
   
Jack Short, ITF Secretary General  Melinda Crane, Moderator
Jack Short   Melinda Crane
     
Jack Short, ITF Secretary General Jack Short, ITF Secretary General Melinda Crane, Moderator
Jack Short Jack Short Melinda Crane
     
Rüdiger Grube, CEO Deutsche Bahn Candan Karlitekin, Turkish Airlines Joachim Hunold, CEO Air Berlin & Rüdiger Grube
Rüdiger Grube Candan Karlitekin J. Hunold and R. Grube
     
Binali Yildirim, Turkish Minister of Transport, President of ITF Binali Yildirim, Turkish Minister of Transport Binali Yildirim, Turkish Minister of Transport
Binali Yildirim Binali Yildirim Binali Yildirim
     
Rob Merrifield, Canadian Minister of Transport and Wolfgang Tiefensee, German Minister of Transport Earl Agron, Vice President Security and Environment, APL (the container shipping arm of Neptune Orient Lines) Welcome Addresses
R. Merrifield & W. Tiefensee Earl Agron
     
Jack Short, ITF Secretary General and Suat Hayri Aka, Turkey Rob Merrifield, Canadian Minister of Transport and Wolfgang Tiefensee, German Minister of Transport Jacques Attali, Economist & Writer, Jack Short, ITF Secretary General, Suat Hayri Aka of Turkey, Binali Yildirim, Turkish Minister of Transport, Rob Merrifield, Canadian Transport Minister, Wolfgang Tiefensee, German Minister of Transport
J.Short & Suat Hayri Aka R. Merrifield & W. Tiefensee J.Attali, J.Short, S.Hayri Aka
     
Wolfgang Tiefensee, German Minister of Transport Welcome Address Wolfgang Tiefensee, German Minister of Transport
Wolfgang Tiefensee Wolfgang Tiefensee
     
     
     
Keynote Speakers
   
Jacques Attali, Economist & Writer Jacques Attali, Economist & Writer Jacques Attali, Economist & Writer
Jacques Attali Jacques Attali Jacques Attali
     
Jacques Attali, Economist & Writer Jacques Attali, Economist & Writer Jacques Attali, Economist & Writer
Jacques Attali Jacques Attali Jacques Attali
     
Jacques Attali, Economist & Writer Jacques Attali, Economist & Writer Jacques Attali, Economist & Writer
Jacques Attali Jacques Attali Jacques Attali
     
Ray LaHood, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Ray LaHood Ray LaHood Ray LaHood
     
Ray LaHood, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, U.S. Secretary of Transportation and Melinda Crane Antonio Tajani, Vice President, European Commission
Ray LaHood Ray LaHood & Melinda Crane Antonio Tajani
     
Antonio Tajani, Vice President, European Commission Antonio Tajani, Vice President, European Commission Antonio Tajani, Vice President, European Commission
Antonio Tajani Antonio Tajani Antonio Tajani
     
     
     
Policy-Industry Panel 1.  Transport and the Downturn:  Economic Impacts
   
Jack Short, ITF Secretary General Dr. Rüdiger Grube, Deutsche Bahn AG Ron Widdows, CEO Neptun Orient Lines
Jack Short Rüdiger Grube Ron Widdows
     
Candan Karlitekin, CEO Turkish Airlines Panel 1 Panel 1
Candan Karlitekin Panel 1 Panel 1
     
Panel 1 Joachim Hunold, CEO Air Berlin Leif Östling, CEO Scania
Panel 1 Joachim Hunold Leif Östling
     
Camiel Eurlings, Dutch Minister of Transport John Rice, Vice Chairman GE John Rice, Vice Chairman GE, Wolfgang Tiefensee, German Minister of Transport, Ron Widdows
Camiel Eurlings John Rice John Rice & W. Tiefensee
     
Melinda Crane, Journalist and Moderator Panel 1 Panel 1
Melinda Crane Panel 1 Panel 1
     
Camiel Eurlings, Dutch Minister of Transport and Rüdiger Grube, Deutsche Bahn AG Camiel Eurlings, Dutch Minister of Transport Anthony Albanese, Australian Minister of Transport
Camiel Eurlings & R. Grube Camiel Eurlings Anthony Albanese
     
Panel 1 Ron Widdows, CEO Neptun Orient Lines Spyros Polemis, ICS
Panel 1 Ron Widdows Spyros Polemis
     
     
     
Policy Panel 1. Transport and the Downturn:  Social & Environmental Impacts
   
Panel 1 Moritz Leuenberger, Swiss Minister of Transport and Graham Smith, Toyota Motor Europe Peter Bakker, CEO TNT
Panel 1 M. Leuenberger & G. Smith Peter Bakker
     
Anthony Venables, Oxford University, Rapporteur Geoff Hoon, Secretary of State for Transport, UK Moritz Leuenberger, Swiss Minister of Transport and Graham Smith, Toyota Motor Europe
Anthony Venables Geoff Hoon M. Leuenberger & G. Smith
     
Geoff Hoon, Secretary of State for Transport, UK Christian Felber, ATTAC, Stelios Haji-Ioannou, President Easy Group, Geoff Hoon, Secretary of State for Transport, UK Stelios Haji-Ioannou, President Easy Group
Geoff Hoon Panel 1 Stelios Haji-Ioannou
     
Moritz Leuenberger, Swiss Minister of Transport Christian Felber, ATTAC Christian Felber, ATTAC and Stelios Haji-Ioannou, President Easy Group
Moritz Leuenberger Christian Felber C. Felber & S. Haji-Ioannou
     
George Dragnich, International Labour Organisation (ILO) Geoff Hoon, Secretary of State for Transport, UK Geoff Hoon, Secretary of State for Transport, UK
George Dragnich Geoff Hoon Panel 1
     
Panel 1 Anthony Venables, Oxford University, UK and Rapporteur
Panel 1 Anthony Venables
     
     
     
"Family Photo"
   
Family Photo Family Photo Family Photo
     
Family Photo
     
     
     
Policy-Industry Panel 2.  Supply Chains and Gateways in Volatile Markets
   
Cumhur Atilgan, General Manager of the RO-RO Vessel Operators and Combined Transporters Association (RODER) Jan Kubis, Executive Secretary, UNECE Igor Levitin, Minister of Transport, Russia
Cumhur Atilgan Ján Kubiš Igor Levitin
     
Jan Kubis, Executive Secretary, UNECE Karl Mohmsen, TX Logistics Robert Wright, Financial Times, Moderator
Jan Kubis Karl Mohmsen Robert Wright, Moderator
     
Etienne Schouppe, Belgian Secretary of State for Transport Janusz Lacny, President of the International Road Transport Union (IRU) Mary Brooks, Dalhousie University, Canada
Etienne Schouppe Janusz Lacny Mary Brooks
     
Scott Price, DHL Express Europe Kunio Mikuriya, World Customs Organization (WCO) Panel 2
Scott Price Kunio Mikuriya Panel 2
     
     
     
Panel 3.  Infrastructure: Public and Private Roles after the Credit Crunch
   
Nik Gowing, BBC World, Moderator Panel 3 Lord Macdonald, Macquarie Capital Europe, Rapporteur
Nik Gowing, Moderator Panel 3 Lord Macdonald, Rapporteur
     
Panel 3 Panel 3 Sani Sener, CEO, TAV Airports Holding
Panel 3 Panel 3 Mustafa Sani Sener
     
Maciej Jankowski, Polish Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure Dominique Bussereau, French Secretary of Transport Yves-Thibault de Silguy, Chairman, Vinci
Maciej Jankowski  Dominique Bussereau Yves-Thibault de Silguy
     
Enrique Diaz Rato, CEO of Cintra Bert Klerk, Chairman, ProRail, Netherlands Roberto Castelli, Italian Vice Minister of Transport
Enrique Diaz-Rato Bert Klerk Roberto Castelli
     
     
     
Ministerial Session
   
Conception Gutierrez del Castillo Ministerial Session Jack Short, Elena Shatberashvili and Alain Rathery, ITF
C. Gutierrez del Castillo Jack Short & A. Rathery
     
Binali Yildirim, Turkish Minister of Transport and Jack Short, ITF Secretary General Ministerial Session Ministerial Session
Binali Yildirim & J. Short Ministerial Session Ministerial Session
     
Ministerial Session Ministerial Session Ministerial Session
Ministerial Session Ministerial Session Ministerial Session
     
Ministerial Session Ministerial Session Ministerial Session
Ministerial Session Ministerial Session Ministerial Session
     
     
     
Gala Dinner and ITF Awards
   
Gala Dinner and ITF Awards Jérôme Verny, Young Researcher Prize-winner, and Jack Short, ITF Secretary General Etienne Schouppe, Belgian Secretary of State for Transport, Heiner Rogge, Jean-Claude Delen, Jack Short, ITF Secretary General
Jack Short Jérôme Verny & J. Short
     
Ludovic Ménédème, Etienne Schouppe, Heiner Rogge, Jean-Claude Delen Etienne Schouppe, Belgian Secretary of State for Transport, Jean-Claude Delen, Heiner Rogge, Ray LaHood, U.S. State Secretary of Transportation and Jack Short, ITF Secretary General The Prize-winners
Ludovic Ménédème Jim McAdam (speaking) The Prize-winners
     
(back:) Binali Yildirim, Turkish Minister of Transport, Wolfgang Tiefensee, German Minister of Transport, Etienne Schouppe, Belgian Secretary of State for Transport, J-C Delen, Jack Short, Heiner Rogge, Ray LaHood, U.S. State Secretary of Transportation, Ron Widdows, (front:) Jérôme Verny, Ludovic Ménédème and Jim McAdam Gala Dinner and ITF Awards Gala Dinner
The Prize-winners
     
Gala Dinner Rob Merrifield, Canadian Minister of Transport Gala Dinner
Rob Merrifield
     
Gala Dinner Gala Dinner
     
     
     
Field Visit: DHL Hub in Leipzig/Halle
   
Field Visit: DHL Hub Field Visit: DHL Hub Field Visit: DHL Hub
     
Field Visit: DHL Hub Field Visit: DHL Hub Field Visit: DHL Hub
     
Field Visit: DHL Hub Field Visit: DHL Hub Field Visit: DHL Hub