2015 ERTRAC annual conference

3 March 2015, "Arsenal", 950 Chaussée de Wavre, 1040 Brussels


The ERTRAC 2015 annual conference presented the main innovation fields in Road Transport. All stakeholders involved in the European platform ERTRAC were invited: automotive industry, universities and research providers, European associations, transport services providers, public authorities from local, regional and national levels involved in road transport innovation.

The conference was divided in three strategic sessions, where research and innovation roadmaps were presented and debated by ERTRAC Working Group leaders and invited high-level speakers from the industry and from the European Commission. 

Agenda: Access the agenda here.


Access the pictures from the reception and conference


Download the presentations:

Session 1: Powertrains (engines, fuels, and electrification)

Chair: Zissis Samaras, ERTRAC Vice-Chairman, Professor and Head of LAT Lab of Applied Thermodynamics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thessaloniki Aristotle University

Session 2: Connectivity and automated driving

Chair: Dr. Alessandro Coda, co-Chair iMobility Forum WG Automation, ERTRAC Connectivity and Automated Driving Task Force Leader

Session 3: Infrastructures, urban mobility and freight

The presentations of this session are combined in one file, download here.

Chair: Ruud Smit, Rijkwaterstaat, ERTRAC Vice-Chairman for Member States, and Infrastructure and Innovation Manager Europe for the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment

  • Karen Vancluysen, ERTRAC Urban Mobility Working Group Leader and POLIS Executive Director
  • Anders Berger, ERTRAC Long Distance Freight Transport Working Group Leader and Volvo Group Trucks Technology, Director Technology & Project Planning Transport Solutions & Services
  • Keir Fitch, European Commission, DG Transport & Mobility, Head of Unit Research & Innovative Transport Systems