Information published on 30 March 2010 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 179.

Announcement of 11th UIC Sustainability Conference (Madrid, 16-18 June 2010)

Join the “11th UIC Sustainability Conference" - hosted by Renfe, Spain – taking place in Madrid from 16–18 June 2010 with the motto "Railways: Mobility for a sustainable future” to understand where the rail sector stands today, share best practices and help influence where rail should go in future sustainable transport systems, introducing new and sustainable ways of life and business! This includes showing progress of rail on the classical environmental domain, such as energy efficiency and climate change, noise, emissions and polluted soil management, as well as the overall sustainability performance of rail.

Confirmed speakers so far are:

Jose Blanco, Spanish Minister for Public Works and Transport Teresa Ribera, Spanish Secretary of State of Climate Change Concepcion Gutierrez, Spanish Secretary of State of Transport Diego López Garrido, Spanish Secretary of State for the EU Victor Morlán, Spanish Secretary of State of Infrastructure Teófilo Serrano Beltrán, President of Renfe Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, CEO International Union of Railways (UIC) Domingo Jiménez Beltran, Former Director of the European Environment Agency Joachim Kettner, Chairman UIC Environment, Energy & Sustainability

Do not forget the deadline for the Call for papers and UIC Sustainability Award: 15th of April!

For any further information, updated program or registration please visit www.uic-environment.org