Öresund - Hamburg - new opportunities for accessibility and regional development in the Green String Corridor
The aim of the conference is to communicate the project‘s most important findings. The project is finalised in October 2014 and this conference is the closing conference for the project and the opportunity to hand-over the key-findings and recommendations to the STRING Network, the political cooperation of regions along the corridor Öresund-Hamburg.

Venue: Tivoli Congress Centre, Copenhagen October 2nd 2014

Moderator: Trine Sick, Firstline Communication A/S 

09.00-09.30

Registration

09.30-09.40

Introduction by Lead Partner Region Zealand

Jens Stenbæk, Chairman of the Regional Council in Region Zealand

09.40-09.50

Framing the Green STRING Corridor

Short introduction to challenges and opportunities along the Green STRING Corridor Öresund - Hamburg

09.50-10.15

How to connect Europe without compromising the climate

Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action, The European Commission

10.15-10.40

 

Logistics Decarbonisation - How the Carbon Intensity of Global Supply Chains can be reduced

Sten Wandel, Professor. LU Open Innovation Centre, Lund University

10.40-10.55

Coffee break and networking

10.55-11.15

The Green STRING Corridor

- results and recommendations

Leif Gjesing Hansen, Project Manager. Green STRING Corridor

11.15-12.15

From speed and transit to accessibility and regional development

6 invited panellists will be asked to reflect on questions derived from the project. Each panellist will have a unique entry point to the theme of the debate concerning regional development, logistics, environment or transportation. The debate will also be open for questions from the audience.

12.15-12.30

Need for future initiatives

Henrik Appel Esbensen, Member of the City Council of Copenhagen and chairman of STRING in Autumn 2014

12.30

Closure of conference

 

For further information, please contact Kirsten Grunddal, Project Coordinator in green STRING Corridor, on tel. 0045 4033 0649 or mail: kigr@regionsjaelland.dk.