OCTOBER 22nd 2019 - High-level political Forum

 Venue: KOZANI (GR), New building of Koventarios Library of Kozani – Amphitheater - Davaki 9, Kozani 501 32, Greece

 “Interregional Learning towards Sustainable Mobility in Europe: the REGIO-MOB Experience”


09:00-09:30 participant Registration (free of charge and open to the public)

09:30-09:45 Greetings by Representative from the Region of Western Macedonia

George Kasapidis, Governor of Region of Western Macedonia (GR)

09:45-10:00 "REGIO-MOB" A Project's overview by ANCI LAZIO

       Andrea Vignoli, project manager of ANCI LAZIO (IT)

10:00-10:15 Comments and remarks from JTS representatives (Interreg IVC - Joint Technical Secretariat).

 Verena Priem Policy Officer, Interreg Europe (FR)

10:15-11:30 Policy change and impact on partner countries:

10:15 –10:30 Region of Western Macedonia (GR)

Apostolos Bizakis, representative of the Association of Companies - DOTSOFT SA/TREDIT SA.

10:30-10:45 - Central Slovenia (SL) explained by PROMETNI

 Mr. Gregor Cunder Lubljana Passenger Public Company - LPP (SL)

10:45-11:00 - Lazio Region (IT) explained by ANCI LAZIO

 Carlo Cecconi , Director of the "Territory, Urban Planning and Mobility" – Lazio Region (IT)

11:00-11:15 - Malopolska (PL) explained by NIEPOLOMICE

 Adam Twardowski, Deputy mayor of the city and municipality of Niepołomice (PL)

Paweł Chałupczak , Metropolitan Policies Implementation Manager in the Krakow Metropolis Association (PL)

11:15-11:30 - South West Oltenia Region (RO)

Costel Pistritu, Mayor of Bailesti Municipality (RO)

11:30-11:45 - South East of Scotland (UK) explained by SESTran

Gordon Edgar, Councillor, Chair for the SEStran Partnership Board Independent councillor for the Scottish Borders Council (UK)

Colin Davidson , Councillor, Deputy Chair for the SEStran Partnership Board Labour councillor for Fife Council (UK)

11:45-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-12:15 Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan of Kozani and REGIO-MOB impact (Representative from Municipality of Kozani or RWM)

12:15-13:00 Interactive session on: “key-factors to develop and implement sustainable mobility at regional level” Moderator, Mr Dimitris Tsiamitros, University of Western Macedonia. Participants could answer questions such as: What are the key factors for sustainable mobility from a political and management point of view? What is still useful to develop in your region for develop and implement sustainable mobility? What obstacles/weaknesses should be tackled and what vision for the future of sustainable mobility? The questions could be submitted using the project’s interactive tool.

13:15-13:45 Outcome and results of the Round Tables Moderator, Mr Dimitris Tsiamitros, University of Western Macedonia.