LEARN International workshop 2019

On February 6 & 7, 2019 in Brussels, Belgium, LEARN Partners came together to present and seek feedback from participants on the results and learnings from the LEARN project - LEARN International Workshop Event.

The LEARN International Workshop was held in partnership with: LEARN Partners & ALICE

The event demonstrated practical examples of companies that have tested emissions calculation, assurance and reporting in practice, and recognize achievements. Together we explored how to support business beyond the LEARN project through policy, research, training and a growing network of programs and initiatives.

Program - Wednesday 6 February 2019

 Time

 Topic

 Speakers

 1300

 

 Introduction

 Event Moderators:

  • Claire Bryant, Marketing and Communication Manager
  • Eszter Toth-Weedon, Industry Relations Manager – Smart Freight Centre

 1310

 

 Opening Keynote

 Magda Kopczynska, Director Waterborne Directorate, DG Move – European Commission

 1330

 

 Opening Keynote

 Alan McKinnon, Professor in Logistics – Kühne Logistics University

 1350

 

 What the LEARN project has delivered to support  businesses in calculating and reporting logistics emissions

  • Guidance for emissions accounting as part of GLEC Framework
  • Company case studies
  • Educational Curriculum - Road Carriers Training Courses 
  • Checklist logistics emissions calculation tools

 LEARN consortium partners

  • Igor Davydenko, Advisor and Research Scientist – TNO
  • Susana Val, Director – Zaragoza Logistics Center
  • Kerstin Dobers, Senior Scientist – Fraunhofer IML
  • Sophie Punte, Executive Director – Smart Freight Centre

 1430

 

 Panel Discussion and Q&A: What the LEARN Project has achieved to support business

 Event Moderator: Eszter Toth-Weedon, Industry Relations Manager – Smart Freight Centre

 Panelists:

  • Maureen Malia, Global Sustainability Manager – BDP International
  • Marc Cottignies, Expert Engineer – French  Environment & Energy Management Agency (ADEME)
  • Jaco Voorspuij, Senior Manager Transport and Logistics – GS1
  • Marc Billet, Senior Advisor of Goods Transport –IRU

 1515

 Networking Coffee – LEARN Marketplace

 1600

 

 Introduction to the GLEC Declaration: How companies can report logistics emissions more transparently and consistently to different users

 Alan Lewis, Director of Global Logistics Emissions Council – Smart Freight Centre

 

 1615

 

 Panel Discussion and Q&A: How will standardized reporting using the GLEC Declaration will benefit business and stakeholders

 Moderator: Nik Delmeire, Coordinator – European IWT Platform

 Panelists:

  • Blair Chikasuye, Global Logistics Sustainability Manager, HP Inc.
  • Andrea Schoen, Senior Manager Carbon Controlling & Consulting – DB Schenker
  • Kate Redington, Associate Director Corporate Engagement – CDP
  • Ralph Anthes, Product Manager - EcoTransIT

 1715-1900

 Drinks reception and recognition ceremony             

 Sophie Punte, Executive Director – Smart Freight Centre


 Program - Thursday 7 February 2019

 Time

 Topic

 Speaker

 0930

 Introduction

 Event Moderators:

  • Claire Bryant, Marketing and Communication Manager
  • Eszter Toth-Weedon, Industry Relations Manager – Smart Freight Centre

 0940

 Opening Keynote

 Karl Simon, Director, Transportation and Climate Division – Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)

 1000

 Opening Keynote

 Curt Rousseau, Vice President Information Technology – UPS

 1020

 Networking Break – LEARN Marketplace

 1045

 

 

 LEARN recommendations: Interactive breakout sessions

 Research to advance standardized emissions accounting and transport chain efficiency beyond LEARN

 Moderators:

  • Kerstin Dobers, Senior Scientist –  Fraunhofer IML
  • Verena Ehrler, Researcher – DLR Institute of Transport Research

 Business recommendations – integrating fuel and emissions into business management system

 Moderator: Alan Lewis, Director Global Logistics Emissions Council – Smart Freight Centre

 Policy recommendations – supportive policies to stimulate business action

 Moderator: Nicolette van der Jagt, Director General – CLECAT

 1200

 Buffet Lunch

 1300

 

 LEARN recommendations: feedback from 3 breakout sessions

 Research: Verena Ehrler, Researcher – DLR Institute of Transport Research and Kerstin Dobers, Senior Scientist –  Fraunhofer IML

 Business: Alan Lewis, Director Global Logistics Emissions Council – Smart Freight Centre and Jaco Voorspuij, Senior Manager Transport and Logistics – GS1

 Policy: Nicolette van der Jagt, Director General – CLECAT

 1345

 Group Discussion: beyond LEARN – what needs to happen next to drive business leadership

 Moderators:

  • Colin Smith, Certification Manager Transport – Energy Saving Trust
  • Migle Bluseviciute, EU Policy Manager – CLECAT

 1415

 Networking Break – LEARN Marketplace

 1445

 From LEARN to LEADERSHIP and ALICE Roadmap Towards 2050 Zero Emissions Logistics

 Sophie Punte, Executive Director, Smart Freight Centre & Chair Sustainability Working Group ALICE                

 1500

 

 From LEARN to LEADERSHIP: businesses explain how they progress from emissions accounting to decarbonizing freight and Q&A

                 

 Moderator: Sophie Punte, Executive Director, Smart Freight Centre

  • Anne Dubost, Global Lead Logistics and Sustainability – Heineken
  • Patric Pütz, Senior Expert GoGreen – DP DHL
  • Sergio Barbarino, Research Fellow – Procter & Gamble
  • Batuhan Adyin, Global Logistics Programme Manager – Unilever
  • Kaisa-Helena Tikk, Global Sustainability Advisor – A.P. Moller-Maersk
  • Dr. Dustin Schoeder, Manager In-house Consulting - Hellmann Logistics

 1630

 Concluding remarks

 Event Moderator:

  • Claire Bryant, Marketing and Communication Manager
  • Eszter Toth-Weedon, Industry Relations Manager – Smart Freight Centre

List of speakers and panelists can be found here