VREF Conference on Urban Freight 2016

Plan for the future - sharing urban space 
17-19th of October 2016, Gothenburg

The Urban Freight Platform invites you to the VREF conference on Urban Freight 2016.

The second international conference organised by the Urban Freight Platform will discuss the complexity of freight transport in urban areas with a focus on the need to share space both at the city and regional level. Topics will include: 
  • Plan for better use of urban space
  • Sharing space for freight and people
  • Planning urban freight - the importance of a regional perspective
  • Implementing effective innovations for managing and sharing urban space
The conference consists of two parts:

Current issues in urban freight research 
Monday 17 October, University of Gothenburg
The day will be organized around a series of presentations of academic papers on the basis of submitted abstracts (in oral and poster form) in short presentations in a number of parallel streams.

Plan for the future – sharing urban space
Tuesday and Wednesday 18 & 19 October, Lindholmen Science Park
These days will include presentations, panels and break-out sessions to discuss innovative solutions from the perspectives of public authorities, transport operators, shippers, receivers, architects, planners, other industry stakeholders and researchers. We aim for a mix of participants from research, business and administrations/cities/policy makers.


Conference news

Moreabout the conference (published by Northern LEAD, 11 October 2016)
Read the article here

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Video: Alison Conway on urban freight challenges (published by Chalmers, 18 October 2016)
See the video here
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Conference summary (publsihed by Northern LEAD, 26 October 2016)
Read the artice here
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Published: Fri 04 Mar 2016. Modified: Tue 01 Nov 2016