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Mobility in Central Macedonia: Innovation Priorities and Impact

October 30, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

The Region of Central Macedonia and ERTICO –ITS Europe are co-organising a panel discussion on ‘Mobility in Central Macedonia: Innovation Priorities and Impact’ which will take place online on 30 October 2020.

The Region of Central Macedonia and ERTICO –ITS Europe, the public-private partnership of Stakeholders on Intelligent Transport Systems in Europe, aim at enhancing awareness among public authorities on innovation and its benefits in the area of sustainable and smart urban mobility. The event will be attended by 50 Mayors of the Central Macedonia Region and representatives of government institutions and selected mobility stakeholders. This high-level event will be opened by 2 Ministers and the President of the European Committee of the Regions, the Region of Central Macedonia, the Mayor of Thessaloniki and the Chairman of  ERTICO –ITS Europe Dr Angelos Amditis.

Agenda of the event:

11.30-12.00 Connecting to the virtual meeting
12:00-12:10 Speech by Konstantinos Gioutikas, Region of Central Macedonia
12:10-12:20 Speech by Apostolos Tzitzikostas, President of the Committee of the Regions
12:20-12:25 Speech by Kostis Hatzidakis, Minister for the Environment and Energy
12:25-12:30 Speech by Kostas Karamanlis Minister of Infrastructure and Transport
12:30-12:40 Speech by Konstantinos Zervas, Mayor of Thessaloniki
12:40-12:50 Speech by Dr Angelos Amditis, Chairman of ERTICO – ITS Europe & Director of Research ICCS12:50-12:55 Slido questions to the Mayors
12:55-13:25 Panel discussion: “Mobility in Central Macedonia: Innovation priorities and Impact” Moderated by Dr Angelos Amditis, Chairman of ERTICO – ITS Europe & Director of Research ICCS.

• Dr Evangelos Bekiaris, Director of CERTH/HIT
• Prof. Zissis Samaras, Director of the Lab of Applied
Thermodynamics, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, AUTH
• Dr Eftymios Bakogiannis the Secretary-General of Spatial
Planning and Urban Environment
13.25-13.35 Intervention: Dr Odisseas Raptis, CEO e-Trikala
13.40-14.00Interactive discussion with the audience (the Mayors).

The discussion moderated by the ERTICO –ITS Europe Chairman, Dr Angelos Amditis.


October 30, 2020
11:30 am - 2:00 pm


Region of Central Macedonia