Information published on 4 March 2010 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 175.

Sustainable Development: The “11th UIC Sustainability Conference" - hosted by Renfe Operadora, Spain – will take place in Madrid from 16–18 June 2010 with the motto "Railways: Mobility for a sustainable future”

  • Sustainable development

During 3 days the conference delegates will be able 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
as the backbone for sustainable mobility and transport systems in our society
as provider of attractive mobility and transport solutions to our customers
with sustaining the mobility and transport business by responsible leadership

Conference highlights

- Lessons after Copenhagen: the rail challenge!
- The Spanish Railway Case
- European Transport Policies
- Sustainability of High Speed Rail
- Sustainability best practice and case studies from all over the world
- Rail Environment & Sustainability Strategy 2030 and beyond
- UIC Sustainability Awards 2010

Do not miss the call for papers and UIC Sustainability Awards until 15th of April!
We kindly invite you to submit a paper, which will be evaluated by an international jury to be presented on the conference and/or even be awarded. Submit a paper by 15th of April 2010 and win the 2nd UIC Sustainability Awards!

Please note that this conference is free of charge!

Take a look into the future with top global sustainable mobility pioneers!

For more information and registration, check out the web site: www.uic-environment.org !