The Adam Smith Institutes 7th Annual Future of European Rail (ASI 7th Annual Futur)

Venue: Hotel Lutetia

Location: Paris, -

Event Date/Time: Nov 21, 2001
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With the EU driving through directives for increased competition and the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding the landscape of the European market is changing rapidly. This culture of increasing domestic competition alongside the need for greater cross-border co-operation signifies that this common market must work together to form a collective industry. In response to this, and following on from the success of last years¡¦ conference and the IEA¡¦s Future of UK Rail event in June, the ASI is holding a strategic forum addressing the major challenges facing the European rail market today.

Key topics to be addressed include:
„X Continued restructuring to maintain economic growth
„X Effective policies for maintaining and expanding infrastructure
„X Securing investment from public and private sectors
„X Driving freight onto the rails
„X Effective management of operational and disposable assets
„X Forming joint ventures to increase profit potential
„X Examining opportunities for new market players

Confirmed speakers include:
*Louis Gallois, Chairman, Community of European Railways
*Jean-Arnold Vinois, Head of Unit for Railway Policy, European Commission Energy & Transport DG
*Krzysztof Celinski, President of the Management Board, PKP, Poland
*Anton Valk, Managing Director International Business Group, NS, Netherlands
*Christopher Garnett, Chief Executive Officer, GNER, UK
*Claude Martinand, Chairman, RFF, France
*Tom Winsor, Rail Regulator, UK
*David Azema, President and CEO, Eurostar

If you have any queries regarding this conference please do not hesitate to contact me at Early booking is strongly recommended as this event has already attracted considerable interest and places are strictly limited.


Additional Information

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