Conference on fair and efficient road pricing
rue Froissart, 36 1040 – Bruxelles
The European Commission is organising a “Conference on fair and efficient road pricing” in Brussels on Wednesday, 5 December 2012. The Conference will be an opportunity to present the results of the public consultation on road charging which closed on 4 November.
High level speakers from the European Commission, the European Parliament, national administrations, industry and stakeholder organisations will present their views in sessions dedicated to the main topics of the public consultation:
- Sustainable transport and infrastructure financing
- Seamless movement of people and goods
- Rights of road users
After each session, ample time is foreseen for Comments, Questions and Answers.
The Conference will contribute to the preparatory work of the European Commission's services by exploring the scope for possible new European Commission initiatives on road charging along the lines outlined in the 2011 White Paper on Transport.
Who should attend?
The conference will discuss the future of EU road pricing policy. Any stakeholder with an interest in contributing to the debate about this policy should attend, such as Member States, representatives of regions and cities, infrastructure providers and users, social and environmental NGOs, as well as interested citizens.
A number of high level speakers will address the Conference, including:
- Siim Kallas, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of transport policy
- Matthias Ruete, Director-General DG MOVE, European Commission
- Members of the European Parliament
- Representatives of the national administrations
- Industry representatives
Conference programme and information
Further information can be found at:
The conference room will host 269 delegates. Interpretation will be provided (in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Polish).
The programme is subject to change, and will be updated on this website; the final version of the programme will be made available on the day.
Participation at the Conference is free of charge; no travel or accommodation costs can be reimbursed. Delegates must apply to attend the event by completing the online registration form.
All enquires about the Conference should be sent to: MOVE-ROAD-CHARGING@ec.europa.eu.