BIVEC-GIBET Jubilee conference and book launch

8 mei 2019 12:00Add to Calender 2019-05-08 10:00:00 2019-05-08 10:00:00 BIVEC-GIBET Jubilee conference and book launch | Netwerk Duurzame Mobiliteit BIVEC-GIBET celebrates its 40th anniversary with a jubilee conference with focus on the topic of road pricing in the Benelux. Brussel Netwerk Duurzame Mobiliteit Europe/Brussels public


12h00 - Registration (coffee, sandwiches)

13h00 - Welcome by moderator Hajo Beeckman (traffic expert and spokesperson traffic at VRT)

13h05 - Welcome by Prof. Frank Witlox (UGent / president of BIVEC-GIBET)

13h10 - Welcome by Thomas Antoine (Secretary-General Benelux Union)

13h15 - Introduction of the topic "road pricing and efficient use of road infrastructure" by Prof. Erik Verhoef (VU Amsterdam)

14h00 - Reactions from science and practice by Prof. em. Stef Proost (KULeuven) and Bernard Piette (Logistics in Wallonia)

14h30 PAUSE

15h00 - Introduction of the topic "road pricing and sustainable use of road infrastructure" by Prof. Cathy Macharis (VUB)

15h30 - Panel discussion moderated by Hajo Beeckman with:
Prof. Bert van Wee (TU Delft)
Philippe Degraef (FEBETRA)
Luuk Blom (Benelux Union)

15h45 - Public debate moderated by Hajo Beeckman

16h15 - Conclusions by BIVEC-GIBET president Prof. Frank Witlox

16h25 - Presentation of the jubilee book to the College of Secretaries-General Benelux Union

16h30 - Reception


May 8 2019, Benelux House of the Benelux Union, Regentschapsstraat 39, 1000 Brussels
Benelux House is at 15min. walking distance of Brussels Central Station and metro station Louiza / Louise. Parking is available at Poulaertplein.

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Free participation, but registration is required. A 'no show' (50€) will be applied in case you registered and did not show up at the conference
Registration by email before April 20, (
Number of participants is limited to 120.
First come, first served.