PARIS, May 15 /PRNewswire/ --
- German Federal Chancellor, Angela Merkel, Transport Ministers From More Than 50 Countries, Rajendra Pachauri, Yvo de Boer, Thomas Enders, Hartmut Mehdorn and Other Distinguished Participants...
"Transport and Energy: The Challenge of Climate Change" 28-30 May 2008 in Leipzig - Programme Highlights 28 May 2008: Stakeholders' Day Participants include: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Scandia, Volkswagen, the World Bank, Michelin, Toyota Europe, Technical University of Berlin, GTZ, International Energy Agency. 29 May 2008: Main Political day 09:00 Opening Session with Jack Short, Secretary General, International Transport Forum (ITF) Anu Vehvilainen, Finnish Minister of Transport Wolfgang Tiefensee, Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Urban Development 9:30 Keynotes Rajendra Pachauri, Nobel Peace Prize winner and chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC Pekka Himanen, University of Helsinki Panel discussion chaired by the Minister of Transport of the Netherlands, Camiel Eurlings with Thomas Enders, Airbus; Thierry Morin, Valeo; Jack Jacometti, Shell 12:30 German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel Photo with Transport Ministers from more than 50 countries 15:00 Panel discussions Hartmut Mehdorn, Deutsche Bahn AG; Julia King, Aston University; Scott Price, DHL Express Europe; Andre Navarri, Bombardier Transportation 30 May 2008: Key Messages 13:00 Press conference
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The International Transport Forum, part of the OECD family, is a global platform and meeting place at the highest level for transport, logistics and mobility with more than 50 member countries worldwide. Key figures from government and politics, business and industry, research and civil society will meet at the annual conference in Leipzig, the "Transport Summit of the Year". The first ITF summit is "Transport and Energy: the Challenge of Climate Change".
If you would like to arrange an interview with the ITF Secretary General, Jack Short, please contact: Michael Zirpel Director of Communications International Transport Forum Postal address: OECD/ITF, 2 rue Andre Pascal, F-75775 Paris Cedex 16 Office Address: 5th floor, 2-4 rue Louis David, 75016 Paris, France Tel. +33-1-45-24-95-96 - Fax. +33(0)1-45-24-13-22 email@example.com
If you would like to arrange an interview with the ITF Secretary General, Jack Short, please contact: Michael Zirpel, Director of Communications, International Transport Forum, Postal address: OECD/ITF, 2 rue Andre Pascal, F-75775 Paris Cedex 16; Office Address: 5th floor, 2-4 rue Louis David, 75016 Paris, France; Tel. +33-1-45-24-95-96 - Fax. +33(0)1-45-24-13-22, firstname.lastname@example.org