Changes in the market after the Covid-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, economic sanctions against Russia and Belarus, rising fuel prices – new challenges for the economy and especially for the transport sector. In October, influential decision-makers, innovators and transport business representatives will gather in Vilnius to discuss the prospects of this sector. With this step, Lithuania will continue to strive to maintain its leading position, seeking cooperation between sectors and offering innovative solutions.
On October 20-21st, the largest event in the Baltic States in the field of transport and logistics – International Transport Innovation Forum – is being organized for the fourth time by the initiative of the Ministry of Transport and Communications and Transport Innovation association.
„Lithuania can and must become a laboratory of transport innovations, where the most daring and innovative solutions are born, allowing to increase the competitiveness of the transport sector and create added value. I congratulate already traditional 4th Transport Innovation forum, to which an even wider circle of participants from all over the world will come to this year“, says Minister of Transport and Communications Marius Skuodis.
„We are in a situation where we can no longer wait if we want to maintain the competitiveness of the sector – we must transform now. When cooperating both internationally and in Lithuania, we must actively implement digitization solutions in order to make operations more efficient, shorten logistics procedures and implement the requirements of the European Green Deal. Transport Innovation forum is a platform where innovation policy-makers and business representatives can gather and make decisions, exchange their experiences thereby creating the conditions to generate new ideas and cooperation formats,“ notes Jurgis Adomavičius, Chairman of the Board of the Transport Innovation association.
Autonomous transport, green energy, decarbonization, the development of electric charging stations, international digital corridors, the implementation of EFTI regulation and other topics will receive a lot of attention at this year`s Forum. The entire transport sector will be covered, with a strong focus on road, rail and air transport, as well as urban mobility solutions.
Officials of the European Commission, as well as representatives of the International Road Transport Union (IRU), transport ministers of the Baltic countries and other officials involved in policy making will participate in the event and discuss the global situation in the transport sector and necessary decisions.
Representatives of the leaders of transport and other business sectors – „Shell“, „Siemens Mobility“, „Scania“, „cargoGO Logistics“ will share their insights and seek for answers to the questions – what will replace diesel, how will the problems of driver`s shortage and broken supply chains will be solved, how to accelerate electrification and digitalization.
Ricardo Munoz Nunez, Transportation Lead EMEA at „Google Cloud“, will share the possibilities of using Google solutions. Till Kreiler, head of digitization at „DKV Mobility“, will talk about digital solutions for carriers, examples of the use of digital twins in the transport sector will be presented by the representative of „TomTom“, solutions for autonomous driving and goods deliveries will be demonstrated by „Cleveron Mobility“.
During the Forum, unique exhibition of innovations, in which autonomous driving solutions, drones operations in logistics and other modern technique will be presented.
More information and registration to the event: www.transportoforumas.lt/eng/
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