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:

 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

Drinks reception and recognition of companies             

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

 1630

Concluding remarks

Event Moderators:

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

 List of speakers and panelists can be found here