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The Summit programme is carefully prepared in collaboration with the International Transport Forum’s 64 member countries, with input from a wide range of stakeholders, including ITF’s partner international organisations.

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Sustainable Mobility for All 15th Consortium Meeting

Closed Event
23-05-23

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08:30-10:30
Kongresshalle am Zoo, Schumann Hall

Organiser: SuM4All

TUMI2023 Conference: Feminist Voices in Transport

Stakeholder Event
23-05-23

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09:00-17:30
Kongresshalle am Zoo, White Hall

Organiser: Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative

Financing and Delivery of Safer Roads and Streets for Europe Roundtable Event

Closed Event
23-05-23

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10:00-15:00
Kongresshalle am Zoo, Bach Hall

Organiser: International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP)

PIARC Advisory group meeting

Closed Event
23-05-23

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10:45-13:00
Kongresshalle am Zoo, Mahler Hall

Organiser: PIARC

iRAP Global Policy Advisory Committee (GPAC) Meeting

Closed Event
23-05-23

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15:30-18:00
Kongresshalle am Zoo, Bach Hall

Organiser: International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP)

7th ZEV Transition Council Ministerial

Closed Event
24-05-23

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08:30-10:00
Messehaus, M03

Organiser: UK Department for Transport

How to design safe and equitable transport systems to give access to all?

Session
24-05-23

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09:00 – 10:30
CCL, Hall 4

Spotlight on Research session

Decarbonising Transport

Session
24-05-23

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9:00 – 10:30
CCL, Hall 2

ITF in Focus session

Closing the gender gap in transport entrepreneurship

Session
24-05-2023

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9:00 – 10:30
CCL, Hall 3

Networking breakfast and panel discussion

Electric Motorcycles – The solution to the urban mobility problem

Official Side Event
24-05-23

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09:00-10:00
CCL, Hall 5

Organiser: Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM)

Media Breakfast: Summit kick-off for journalists

Media Event
24-05-23

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09:30-10:30
CCL, MPA 1 (Media Centre)

⇒ A large number of press conferences and briefings take place during the Summit, organised both by the ITF and partner organisations.

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Used vehicles trade – turning burden into opportunity

Official Side Event
24-05-23

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10:15-11:15
CCL, Hall 5

Organiser: Circular Cars Initiative (World Economic Forum)

Closed Door Meeting: Zero-Emission Truck Policy Group

Closed Event
24-05-23

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10:30-12:30
Messehaus, M05

Organisers: Transport Decarbonisation Alliance, CALSTART/Drive to Zero, the Netherlands, and the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)

MRT 1: Transport and climate change: Moving forward from COP27

Ministerial Event
24-05-23

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10:30 – 12:00
CCL, MPA 2

Ministers’ Roundtable

The Western Balkans: Challenges and Perspectives for Sustainable Transport and Regional Connectivity

Open Stage Café
24-05-23

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10:30-11:00
Open Stage Café

Organiser: OECD GRC

ITF Transport Outlook 2023: The future of sustainable mobility

Session
24-05-23

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11:00 – 12:30
CCL, Hall 2

ITF in Focus session

Is transport on track for the circular economy?

Session
24-05-23

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11:00 – 12:30
CCL, Hall 3

Panel discussion

Bioethanol: Fueling Forward to Net-Zero

Official Side Event
24-05-23

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11:30-12:30
CCL, Hall 5

Organiser: U.S. Grains Council

Moving Goods Sustainably for Resilient Economic Growth and Integration

Official Side Event
24-05-23

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11:30-12:30
CCL, Hall 4

Organiser: The World Bank

Latin American Ministers’ Roundtable Lunch on Low Carbon Transport for Equitable Growth

Closed Event
24-05-23

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12:00-13:30
CCL, MPA 4

Organisers: ITF & IDB

Meeting of the Mobility Industry of the World Economic Forum with the Corporate Partnership Board and Ministers of the International Transport Forum

Closed Event
24-05-23

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12:15-13:30
CCL, MPA 3

Organisers: ITF (CPB) & WEF

Zero Emission Emerging market initiative: Accelerating ZEV deployment in EMDE

Closed Event
24-05-2023

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12:30-14:00
Messehaus, M08

Organiser: World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Making Research Count in Transport Policy

Open Stage Café
24-05-23

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13:00-13:45
Open Stage Café

Transport as an enabler of sustainable economies, peace and stability in time of crisis

Plenary
24-05-2023

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14:00 – 15:30
CCL, Hall 1

Opening Plenary

Launch of the Gender and Electric Mobility Working Group

Closed Event
24-05-23

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15:30-16:30
Messehaus, M04

Organisers: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in coordination with Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI)

Is transport ready for the impacts of climate change? The role of adaptation strategies in supporting resilient transport networks

Official Side Event
24-05-23

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15:45-16:45
CCL, Hall 4

Organisers: UK Department for Transport and Mott Macdonald

The Sustainable Mobility Jigsaw: fitting the pieces together to reach our goal

Official Side Event
24-05-23

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15:45-16:45
CCL, Hall 5

Organiser: FIA Foundation

Financing equitable, green and safe transport

Session
24-05-23

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16:00 – 17:30
CCL, Hall 3

Panel discussion

Presenting the ITF Mobility Innovation Hub: Measuring New Mobility

Session
24-05-23

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16:00 – 17:30
CCL, Hall 2

ITF in Focus session

High-Level Panel & Workshop: Zero Emission Trucks Are Here – How to finance the transition?

Official Side Event
24-05-23

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16:00-18:00
CCL, MPA 3

Organisers: The Netherlands, CALSTART/Drive to Zero, Smart Freight Centre, World Bank, the ICCT, Electric Vehicles Initiative, WBCSD, Climate Group, Transport Decarbonisation Alliance, C40, WRI, Concito, ICLEI, the UC Berkeley Center for Law, Energy, and the Environment, and Transport and Environment.

Award ceremony: IRU presents special plaque of recognition to ITF

Open Stage Café
24-05-23

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16:15-16:30
Open Stage Café

Organiser: World Road Transport Organisation (IRU)

 

MRT 2: Resilient supply chains: Preparing for and recovering from major disruptions to transport systems

Ministerial Event
24-05-23

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16:30 – 18:00
CCL, MPA 2

Ministers’ Roundtable

TUMI Partner Meeting

Closed Event
24-05-23

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16:45-18:00
Messehaus, M04

Organiser: TUMI

Closing the health care gap with technology

Official Side Event
24-05-23

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17:00-18:00
CCL, Hall 4

Organiser: Uber Health

Unlocking economic growth in low-income countries through sustainable and inclusive transport

Official Side Event
24-05-23

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17:00-18:00
CCL, Hall 5

Organisers: HVT, IRF and Sum4ALL

Presidency Reception

Networking Event
24-05-23

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18:30 – 22:30
Kongresshalle am Zoo
Hosted by the United Kingdom

Special MRT: Global Transport and the War in Ukraine: Short- and Long-term Measures for Sustainable Recovery

Ministerial Event
25-05-23

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8:00 – 9:15
CCL, Hall 1

Ministers’ Roundtable

How to capture accessibility benefits in transport planning

Session
25-05-23

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9:00 – 10:30
CCL, Hall 2

Panel discussion

Transport for sustainable economies: A youth perspective

Session
25-05-2023

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9:00 – 10:30
CCL, Hall 3

Panel discussion

Keeping the world connected through low carbon transport

Official Side Event
25-05-23

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09:00-10:00
CCL, Hall 5

Organisers: bp, DHL, Uber & Volvo

 

MPGCA Transport community networking event and workshop

Closed Event
25-05-23

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09:00-11:00
CCL, MPA 4

Organiser: Climate Champions Team

The Aichi 2030 Declaration and the Asian Transport Outlook: Linking Regional Policy Approaches and Knowledge Management in Asia

Official Side Event
25-05-23

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09:00-10:00
CCL, MPA 3

Organisers: Asian Development Bank (ADB) & United Nations Center for Regional Development (UNCRD)

The good, the bad and the ugly about getting and using data for an inclusive and sustainable mobility in LATAM

Official Side Event
25-05-23

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09:00-10:30
CCL, Hall 4

Organisers: CAF, IADB & TUMI

Council of Ministers of Transport

Ministerial Event
25-05-23

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9:30 – 11:00
CCL, Hall 1

Closed Ministerial session

Transport Research Committee: Programme of Work (PoW) 2024-25 Taskforce meeting

Closed Event
25-05-23

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10:30-12:30
Messehaus, M08

Organiser: Transport Research Committee

Transport Data Explorer – Rank, compare, explore country transport data

Open Stage Café
25-05-23

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10:30-11:00
Open Stage Café

Towards a Just Green Transformation in Transport: Lessons learnt from maritime

Open Stage Café
25-05-23

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11:00-11:30
Open Stage Café

Organisers: UN Global Compact, International Chamber of Shipping, and International Transport Workers Federation

Boosting sustainable economies through greening transport

Ministerial Event
25-05-23

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11:30 – 12:30
CCL, Hall 1

Open Ministerial session

Urban Mobility Observatory: Contributing to Closing the Data Gap in Latin America

Open Stage Café
25-05-23

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13:00-13:45
Open Stage Café

Organisers: Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) & Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

Carbon-free and inclusive mobility for Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Open Stage Café
25-05-23

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13:45-14:15
Open Stage Café

Organiser: Ministère de la Transition écologique et de la Cohésion des territoires, France

Tackling poverty: What is the role of transport?

Plenary
25-05-23

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14:30 – 16:00
CCL, Hall 1

Plenary session

Pedaling into the future: How can we ensure cycling and micromobility become embedded as preferred and safe modes of urban transport?

Open Stage Café
25-05-23

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16:00-16:30
Open Stage Café

Organiser: PTV Group & IRAP

MRT 3: Shaping active mobility: The role of governments

Ministerial Event
25-05-23

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16:30 – 18:00
CCL, MPA 2

Ministers’ Roundtable

Accessible and sustainable transport systems in African cities for all: Filling in the data gap

Official Side Event
25-05-23

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16:30-18:00
Hall 5

Organisers: OECD/SWAC, GIZ/TUMI

Making roads safe for all users: UN Special Envoy for Road Safety Jean Todt

Session
25-05-23

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16:30 – 16:45
CCL, Hall 2

Fireside chat

What are the costs of greening and adapting transport?

Session
25-05-23

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16:30 – 18:00
CCL, Hall 4

Spotlight on Research session

Collective action for Clean Transport Finance: How to institutionalize collaboration to scale private sector finance in transport – starting with electric buses

Official Side Event
25-05-23

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16:30-17:30
CCL, MPA 3

Organisers: WBCSD (in collaboration with World Bank, UNEP, COP champions, Smart Freight center, NJ Kenhka Foundation, ZEVTC IAT, UITP, and GEF/GCF)

Financing transport climate adaptation: Strategies that work

Session
25-05-23

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16:30 – 18:00
CCL, Hall 3

Panel discussion

How can safer roads boost the economy?

Session
25-05-23

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16:45 – 18:00
CCL, Hall 2

Panel discussion

Award ceremony: ITF Young Researcher of the Year

Open Stage Café
25-05-23

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18:00-18:15
Open Stage Café

Gala Dinner

Networking Event
25-05-23

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19:00 – 22:30
CCL, Glass Hall

A just transition to net-zero: focus on the transport workforce

Session
26-05-23

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9:00 – 10:30
CCL, Hall 3

Panel discussion

How to plan for sustainable and efficient urban logistics systems?

Session
26-05-23

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9:00 – 10:30
CCL, Hall 2

Spotlight on Research session

Enhancing Policy, Action & Accountability for Safe Mobility

Official Side Event
26-05-23

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09:00-10:30
CCL, Hall 4

Organisers: SuM4All, and its members, the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety, the International Road Federation (IRF), and Michelin.

Saxony Presents: Driving tomorrow – Fuel Cell Technology as Future of Clean Mobility & Digital Mobility Service in Small Townships

Open Stage Café
26-05-23

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10:00-10:30
Open Stage Café

Organisers: Saxony State, Fraunhofer IWU & ERZmobil

Transport enhancing economic growth: Local and regional perspectives

Plenary
26-05-23

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11:00 – 12:30
CCL, Hall 1

Plenary session

COP28 Planning Session

Closed Event
26-05-23

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12:30-14:30
CCL, MPA 4

Bicycle tour with Mayor of Leipzig

Cultural & Technical Tour
26-05-23

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13:30 – 16:00

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