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5th national conference for freight traffic and logistics

Event date


Program description:

5. October 2015, 18:30- 19:30:

Evening reception at the Johanneskirche at the invitation of the Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure.

Prize-giving and presentation of the university price for Freight Transport and Logistics.


6. October 2015, 9:30 – 17:00:

10.00 – 11.00 welcoming speeches

11.00 – 12:30 panel discussion: “On the way to defend the title: How will Germany remain world champion in logistics?”

14.00 – 15.45 Discussion forums with active involvement of the participants

 Forum A -Trends in production and trade and changing consumer behavior - What are the implications for logistics and transport policy ? 
Forum B - Intelligent transport and supply chains- Discussion whether our transport system is adequately equipped in terms of transport and digital infrastructure to meet the future requirements ? 
Forum C - How can transport policy help to ensure a sustainable freight transport ? What needs to be done to ensure clean energy-efficient transport and qualified personnel ? 16.15 – 17.00 Presentation of results and program closure.


Participants from politics and society:  

Alexander Dobrindt MdB, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

Dorothee Bär MdB

Dr. Lutz Trümper

Dr. Reiner Haseloff MdL

Kirsten Lühmann MdB

Thomas Viesehon MdB

Dr. Valerie Wilms

Thomas Webel

Dr. Christoph Stark

Prof. Dr. Michael ten Hompel

Marcel Frings

Prof. Dr. Hanno Friedrich

Rüdiger Elflein

Prof. Dr. Tobias Bernecker



The conference will be held in german language.