Angela Merkel PHOTOS   Camera


FRIDAY, 30 MAY 2008  
Key Messages  -  German version -  Russian version
Research Findings
Press Release  -  German version
Secretary General of the International Transport Forum calls for Low-Carbon Transport System

Ministerial-Industry Panels
Keynote Addresses
Panel 1:   Prospects for an Energy-efficient, Low Carbon Future for Transport
Angela Merkel       Speech in German      English Translation     
Reducing transport's dependence on oil and CO2 emissions, improving energy efficiency - these goals are the topics for the 1st International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany. In order to find global answers to global questions, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, discussed the challenges of climate change for the transport sector with more than 50 Ministers of transport and high-ranking representatives from politics, industry and research.
Jack Short (ITF Secretary General), Angela Merkel (German Chancellor), Anu Vehviläinen (Finnish Minister of Transport) and Wolfgang Tiefensee (German Minister of Transport)
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Group Photo
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Panel 2:   Introducing Energy-efficient Transport Technologies
Panel 3:   Implementing Integrated Policies and Planning

Summaries of Panels
Awards Ceremony

Prizes to companies for their mobility management plans and young researchers for innovative policy research on potential reduction of transport-related greenhouse gas emissions.
Prize Winners
Young Researcher Award
Mobility Management Awards

WEDNESDAY, 28 MAY 2008  
Research, Industry and Stakeholders' Day
Opening Press Release

Opening of the Forum and Exhibition
Jack Short, ITF Secretary General and Burkhard Jung, Lord Mayor of the City of Leipzig at the opening of the Exhibition  
Patrick Hekkert (VVCR Europe), Jack Short (ITF Secretary General) and Burkhard Jung (Lord Mayor of Leipzig) at VVCR Stand for Ecodriving presentation
Ecodriving - VVCR Stand
Burkhard Jung (Lord Mayor of Leipzig), Jack Short (ITF Secretary General) and Stephanie Bauer (Bahn-Umwelt-Zentrum) at Deutsche Bahn stand for presentation of a driving simulator
Deutsche Bahn Stand
Jack Short and Burkhard Jung at Deutsche Bahn stand
Deutsche Bahn Stand
Burkhard Jung (Lord Mayor of Leipzig) and Roland Krüger (Ford Research & Advanced Engineering) with the Ford Focus Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric
Ford Fuel Cell Car
Strategies for Reducing CO2 Emissions in the Transportation Sector
Board of Academic Advisers to the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs
Conclusions of the Workshops            Conclusions Slides